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Influential think tank recommends national crypto for Switzerland

Business 6 June 2019

Influential think tank recommends national crypto for Switzerland

A big think tank sees a lot of benefits for Switzerland if it adopts a national cryptocurrency.

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Swiss publishing house Netzmedien AG offers wages in Bitcoin

Business 2 April 2019

Swiss publishing house Netzmedien AG offers wages in Bitcoin

The Swiss publishing house announced on Monday that all company employees’ wages will be paid in cryptocurrency instead of fiat currency.

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Swiss mortgage lender Hypi Lenzburg partners with TokenSuisse

Business 29 March 2019

Swiss mortgage lender Hypi Lenzburg partners with TokenSuisse

Lender Hypi Lenzburg announced it had reached agreement with local crypto startup TokenSuisse in a deal that will allow the bank to offer a broader range of services to blockchain and crypto firms.

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Swiss startup B3i raises $16 million in February 2019

Business 26 March 2019

Swiss startup B3i raises $16 million in February 2019

B3i announced on March 25 that last month that they had raised $22 million, giving them a total capital investment of $22 million since they began operations in March 2018.

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Lawmakers vote to force Swiss gov’t to adopt crypto regulations

Business 21 March 2019

Lawmakers vote to force Swiss gov’t to adopt crypto regulations

In a landmark moment for Switzerland, the lower house of parliament has voted in favor of a motion that aims to instruct the country’s Federal Council to apply existing financial regulations to cryptocurrencies.

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Swiss online retail giant Digitec now accepting Bitcoin SV, other cryptos

Business 20 March 2019

Swiss online retail giant Digitec now accepting Bitcoin SV, other cryptos

Customers will now be able to pay for transactions over CHF200 (approximately $200) in cryptocurrency like Bitcoin SV, in addition to the range of other payment methods supported by the retailer.

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Cryptos pose risk to banks, aren’t currency: Global banking regulator

Business 15 March 2019

Cryptos pose risk to banks, aren’t currency: Global banking regulator

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has declared that cryptocurrencies pose a risk to traditional banks, but they still don’t think its currency.

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Deutsche Börse, Swisscom and Sygnum partner on digital asset platform

Business 13 March 2019

Deutsche Börse, Swisscom and Sygnum partner on digital asset platform

German based Deutsche Börse has reached an agreement to partner with Swisscom and Sygnum to create what the three firms describe as a “trusted digital asset ecosystem.”

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Swiss company conducts the first real estate deal on the blockchain

Business 7 March 2019

Swiss company conducts the first real estate deal on the blockchain

The real estate industry is stuck in its ways in many respects. Now, Blockimmo is paving the way for a new way of conducting business, using crypto.

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Swiss fintech sector rapidly growing

Business 4 March 2019

Swiss fintech sector rapidly growing

Switzerland might not be the biggest country, but when it comes to fintech, they are punching above their weight.

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Swiss bank Julius Baer enables crypto services to meet ‘increasing demand’

Business 27 February 2019

Swiss bank Julius Baer enables crypto services to meet ‘increasing demand’

The Swiss bank announced that it has partnered with digital bank startup SEBA Crypto to offer access to crypto storage, investment and transaction services to its customers nationwide.

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Swiss stock exchange to launch new blockchain-powered exchange

Business 7 February 2019

Swiss stock exchange to launch new blockchain-powered exchange

The exchange has now decided that it’s time to embrace the future and has announced that it will begin testing the integration of a blockchain solution with a new digital trading platform.

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