Latest News Of Switzerland Tag
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Business 25 January 2019
More blockchain companies in the Alps despite the crypto winter
Although the crypto winter is hitting the industry hard, investment in block-chain related companies continues to increase in Swtizerland and Liechtenstein.