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wLITI Token Lists on Changelly PRO

Liti Capital’s wLITI token, a wrapped version of the Swiss company’s LITI equity token, has been listed on Changelly PRO. $wLITI pairs with BTC and USDT are now available for trading. This comes less than a week after listing on Bitcoin.com Exchange and less than… Read More

Sygnum Bank Celebrates Anniversary, Reflects on Journey to Become First Digital Asset Bank

On Friday (August 27, 2021), the team at Sygnum banking platform celebrated their anniversary as a “regulated Swiss bank.” As mentioned in an update from Sygnum Bank: “Two years since we received our banking and securities dealer license, we now have significantly more than CHF… Read More

Tezos (XTZ) Selected to Support Smart Contracts for Major European Banks

Tezos (XTZ) has been chosen to enable smart contracts for “leading” European banks, according to a recent update. Crypto Finance Group, InCore Bank, and Inacta announced on August 24, 2021, that they are selecting Tezos for “innovative, compliant on-chain digital financial products.” As mentioned in… Read More

Litigation Finance: LITI Equity Token Trades on Bitcoin.com

wLITI token, a “wrapped” version of the LITI equity token, has been listed on the Bitcoin.com trading platform. Liti Capital is a Switzerland-based blockchain private equity fund that raises capital for legal cases for litigation financing. Holders of the token may benefit from returns generated… Read More

Bitcoin SV Hackathon Finalists Announced

The Bitcoin Association, the Switzerland-based global industry organization working to advance business with the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain and digital currency, today announced the three finalists for the 4th Bitcoin SV Hackathon who will compete for a USD $100,000 prize pool (paid in BSV) at… Read More

PostFinance, the Financial Services Platform of Swiss Post, Appoints Benjamin Staeheli as Head of Payment Solutions

PostFinance, the financial services division of Swiss Post, has reportedly hired Benjamin Staeheli to serve as their Head of Payment Solutions. He’ll be joining the Executive Board as of  January 1, 2022, the announcement confirmed. Benjamin Staeheli possesses a degree in business administration from the… Read More

PwC and Regtech CUBE To Streamline Regulatory Compliance Management

Compliance in financial services will be drastically improved by leveraging innovative technology-based assessments which draw on regulatory data from around 180 jurisdictions, as part of a collaboration between Big Four auditing firm PwC and Regtech CUBE. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Switzerland, PwC UK and London‘s CUBE will… Read More

Bitcoin Association Announces Hackathon Finalists

Six innovative projects made the cut when the Bitcoin Association, the Switzerland-based global industry organization that works to advance business with the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain and digital currency, announced the semi-finalists for the 4th Bitcoin SV Hackathon. This year’s theme is peer-to-peer applications, with… Read More

Liti Capital Lists wLITI on HitBTC Centralized Exchange

Swiss litigation financing company Liti Capital has listed its wLITI token on HitBTC, the first time it has listed on a centralized exchange (CEX). The move follows its recent listings on decentralized exchanges (DEXs) Uniswap and 1Inch Exchange. “We are very excited to list on… Read More

Dr. Schade, Partner at Swiss Wealthtech Kaspar&, Reveals how Firm Quickly Went from Presentation to Working Prototype

Dr. Jan-Philip Schade, Partner at Kaspar&, a Swiss Wealthtech firm, notes that they’re celebrating the first year of launching operations. Dr. Schade, who’s also a lecturer at the University of St.Gallen (HSG), acknowledges that it has been quite a journey so far. He also shared… Read More

SEBA Bank Adds Aave, Chainlink Support

SEBA Bank, a FINMA-licensed Swiss Bank, this week added support for Aave (AAVE) and Chainlink (LINK) tokens. The two coins’ combined market cap is north of $12 billion.  With this integration, institutions can now actively manage these DeFi tokens across SEBA Bank’s full suite service offering,… Read More

DeFi Tech Company AllianceBlock on C-Level Hiring Spree

Decentralized finance technology services provider AllianceBlock has announced eight new C-level hires. The company’s new Zug-based office plans to create 20 to 30 new jobs by the end of 2021. AllianceBlock’s open-source technology provides regulated financial entities around the globe with the infrastructure and tools… Read More

Digital Banking: Australian Virtual Bank Alex has Gone Live on the Temenos Banking Cloud

Switzerland’s banking software firm Temenos (SIX: TEMN) recently revealed that Australia’s digital banking platform, Alex, has now gone live on the Temenos Banking Cloud. Temenos technology will be used to support Alex’s launch as a licensed banking solution provider, after the acquisition of its Restricted-Authorized… Read More

Switzerland based Proptech emonitor Secures CHF 5 Million via Series A Round

Switzerland’s Proptech firm emonitor recently revealed that it has acquired more than CHF 5 million through a Series A round in order to further develop key technologies for the “home” ecosystem. emonitor believes that a good home is the “cornerstone of happiness and well-being.” Their… Read More

Secured Finance, a Platform for Crypto Loans and Derivatives, Secures $4M via Seed Round led by GSR Markets

Secured Finance, a platform provider for the crypto loans and the derivatives market, says it has acquired $4 million in capital as part of its “oversubscribed” seed round. The successful raise, with demand of “more than double” of Secured Finance’s initial target, has been co-led… Read More

Curve Finance, Adds Support for Tether Stablecoin Pegged to Euros – EURt

Curve Finance, an automated market maker protocol developed for swapping between stablecoins and various other crypto tokens with low fees and slippage, reveals that it will be supporting Tether tokens pegged to the euro (EURt). The addition of EURt to Curve — a protocol developed… Read More

FINMA Licensed Swiss Bank, SEBA Bank, Appoints Sam Lin as New CEO for Asia

SEBA Bank, a FINMA licensed Swiss Bank offering a seamless, secure, and easy-to-use bridge between digital and traditional assets, has confirmed the appointment of Sam Lin to the position of CEO Asia with “immediate effect.” This appointment “demonstrates SEBA Bank’s commitment to strengthening its status… Read More

SIX Swiss Stock Exchange Reports CHF 108.2M Net Profit in H1 2021, Launches 40 Crypto-related ETPs

SIX, the Swiss Stock Exchange which is Europe’s 3rd-largest stock exchange and one the industry’s most-respected post-trade providers, is reporting a “solid” set of results for the first half of 2021. The SIX Swiss Exchange, based in Zurich and serving as Switzerland’s principal stock exchange,… Read More

Switzerland based Proptech Firm Properti Continues Expanding Operations, Hires Umut Sentürk as COO

The team at Properti, a technology-driven real estate firm focused on modernizing residential properties in Europe, reveals that it remains focused on expanding its operations. They recently welcomed Umut Sentürk as their new Chief Operating Officer at Properti AG. As noted in an update from the… Read More

SIX Swiss Stock Exchange, based in Zurich, has Expanded its Custody Services to US Markets

After the formation of SIX SIS USA Inc. and with the launch of its US-based office, SIX has decided to a take strategic step forward in its global expansion plan. As a trusted Financial Market Infrastructure currently operating the Central Securities Depository (CSD) in Switzerland… Read More

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