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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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More blockchain companies in the Alps despite the crypto winter

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.

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Xapo moving to Switzerland due to ‘opaque’ HK regulations

Business 24 January 2019

Xapo moving to Switzerland due to ‘opaque’ HK regulations

Wallet provider Xapo announced the moving of its main operations to Switzerland, from Hong Kong.

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Falcon Private Bank begins accepting cryptocurrency transfers

Business 22 January 2019

Falcon Private Bank begins accepting cryptocurrency transfers

Private Bank announced through a press release that, effective immediately, they will begin accepting direct transfers of some cryptocurrencies from both private and institutional clients.

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Tangem gets funding from Japan-based SBI Group

Business 22 January 2019

Tangem gets funding from Japan-based SBI Group

Tangem, Switzerland based crypto smart card wallet, has received funding from SBI Group for its hardware wallet that works as a smart banknote for digital assets.

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Oldest crypto ATM company moves HQ to Switzerland

Business 3 January 2019

Oldest crypto ATM company moves HQ to Switzerland

Lamassu, a pioneer in the cryptocurrency industry, has announced that it will relocate its headquarters to Lucerne, Switzerland.

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Swiss executive government wants laws more suited to blockchain

Business 18 December 2018

Swiss executive government wants laws more suited to blockchain

The Swiss Federal Council believes that the country’s laws could be better adapted for integrating blockchain.

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Zug, Switzerland is the fastest-growing tech destination in Europe

Business 10 December 2018

Zug, Switzerland is the fastest-growing tech destination in Europe

Zug, the Swiss city that has been dubbed “Crypto Valley” because of its growing innovation community, is now the fastest-growing tech hub in Europe.

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Swiss Post, telecoms provider launch blockchain infrastructure

Tech 7 December 2018

Swiss Post, telecoms provider launch blockchain infrastructure

Swiss Post and telecom Swisscom have partnered in providing infrastructure for blockchain applications of businesses.

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‘Relaxed’ Swiss license allows fintech startups to accept public deposits

Business 5 December 2018

‘Relaxed’ Swiss license allows fintech startups to accept public deposits

The Swiss financial regulator has issued fresh guidelines for fintech startups, giving leeway to licensees to accept up to CHF100 million ($100.1 million) in public deposits, in a radical move designed to boost innovation in the sector.

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Unauthorized ICO lands crypto mining firm in hot water with Swiss court

Business 30 November 2018

Unauthorized ICO lands crypto mining firm in hot water with Swiss court

Cryptocurrency mining firm Envion AG was reportedly shut down in Switzerland over allegations that it conducted an unauthorized initial coin offering.

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Switzerland clamps down on banks trading in crypto: report

Business 6 November 2018

Switzerland clamps down on banks trading in crypto: report

The situation in Switzerland got a whole lot more difficult for cryptocurrency and banking in general, as the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) is getting tough on those banks who want to trade in crypto assets.

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