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Report: Cisco is Building a Blockchain Ecosystem and Platform

Referred to as the “tech breakthrough megatrend” by PwC, blockchain is poised to change the rules by automating trust, increasing transparency and simplifying business processes. However, to unleash its full potential, several challenges must be addressed, according to a Cisco...

Ripple is Now Listed on Gibraltar’s Stock Exchange Group

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), an institutional-grade, regulated digital asset exchange, has  added Ripple (XRP) to its Digital Asset Exchange (GBX-DAX). The GBX is part of is part of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) Group. Nick Cowan, Managing Director and...

Cisco Report: Blockchain to Transform the Business Landscape but Challenges Remain

Referred to as the “tech breakthrough megatrend” by PwC, blockchain is poised to change the rules by automating trust, increasing transparency and simplifying business processes. However, to unleash its full potential, several challenges must be addressed, according to a Cisco...

Top Crypto Trend Predictions for 2019

2018 was a disastrous year for cryptocurrencies, which saw their value plunge by 80% between January and September. But as we begin 2019, industry participants remain overall confident on the future of cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology, the blockchain. Many...

How Switzerland Ranks in the State of European Tech Hub Study

With a pool of over 147,000 professional developers and US$788 million raised in 2018, Switzerland’s tech industry ranks tenth among its European counterparts. Zurich, Geneve and Lausanne have been found to be Switzerland’s three largest tech communities, according to the...

Revolut Gets Swiss IBAN

UK mobile-only bank Revolut has reportedly gotten a Swiss IBAN number by opening a correspondence account with Credit Suisse, according to a report by Handelszeitung. The move allows Revolut’s 50,000+ Swiss customers to transfer money to their accounts via Swiss...

Swiss Money Transfer Comparision Page Monito Raises $2.5 Million Led by Tamedia

Monito, the Lausanne-based comparison website for international money transfer services, has raised US $2.5 million in Series A financing led by Tamedia, Switzerland’s leading private media group. B&Y Venture Partners, Silicon Valley-based serial fintech entrepreneur Alexandre Gonthier, as well as...

36 Startup Accelerators für Deutschland. Übersicht, Linkliste und Grafik

Der Deutsche Blog “Paymentandbanking” hat eine sehr hilfreiche Übersicht der 36 wichtigsten Deutschen Startup Accelerators auf dem deutschen Markt zusammengestellt.   Linkliste German Accelerator Hardware.Co              (ehem. Berlin Hardware Accelerator) Merck Accelerator Axel Springer Plug&Play Berlin Startup Academy DB Accelerator Agile...