Tag: switzerland

Sep 12 2021

Swiss Exchange SIX Formally Receives Approval To Launch Digital Token Exchange

Switzerland cleared the way for more bitcoin trading and other digital assets by authorizing a new digital stock exchange. Swiss Exchange, SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), now has the approval to launch a digital asset marketplace utilizing DLT. Related Reading |...

Aug 20 2021

Aug 19 2021

Worldline, Bitcoin Suisse Partner To Enable Merchants To Accept Bitcoin In Switzerland

The payment services giant joined a major bitcoin solutions provider to increase BTC usage in Switzerland as a medium of exchange.European payments and transactional services provider Worldline has partnered with Bitcoin Suisse, a Swiss bitcoin services firm, to launch its new omnichannel payment solution. The new...

Jun 24 2021

Jun 18 2021

Banking Giant BBVA Launches Bitcoin Trading, Custody Services In Switzerland

Jun 18 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  banking bbva business switzerland

Major financial institution BBVA is launching bitcoin trading and custody for clients in Switzerland.Madrid-based financial services giant BBVA, one of the largest financial institutions in the world, will soon offer bitcoin trading and custody services through its Swiss subsidiary.“After six months of testing with a selected group of users, BBVA Switzerland makes its first crypto-asset trading and custody...

BBVA to Launch Bitcoin Trading and Custody Services in Switzerland

The Spanish bank argued that Switzerland offers a clear regulation regarding cryptocurrencies.

Jun 16 2021

Swiss Bitcoin Investment App Relai Raises $2.7 Million

Switzerland-based bitcoin investment app Relai raised more than $2.7 million in a series A round and now seeks to build a proprietary broker.Relai, a Switzerland-based app designed to make bitcoin investing simple in Europe, has announced a raise of 2.5 million Swiss francs (roughly $2.778 million) in series A funding led by Swiss venture capital firm Redalpine.“The capital injection will be...

Jun 10 2021

French and Swiss Central Banks to Test Cross-Border CBDC Payments

Many private tech and financial players are also involved in the project.

Breaking: France and Switzerland Launches Cross-Border CBDC Trials

The central banks of France and Switzerland have joined hands to launch the cross-border commercial...

May 13 2021

Sat-Stacking Platform Bittr Relaunches

May 13 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bittr business europe switzerland

Bittr, a platform allowing European users to easily accumulate small denominations of bitcoin, has relaunched in Switzerland.Bittr, a platform that offers sats stacking services in Europe, has announced the relaunch of its operation following a shutdown about a year ago that came as the result of stringent regulations surrounding the industry. It has...

Apr 15 2021

Major Swiss Insurer Now Accepts Bitcoin

Swiss insurance giant AXA is offering a bitcoin-based payment option to meet growing demands for this alternative from its customers.Bitcoin adoption as a method payment is rising globally and the latest institution to embrace this development is Switzerland-based insurance giant, AXA.The Swiss-based insurance company...

Feb 22 2021

21Shares Reaches $1 Billion in Cryptocurrency Assets under Management

The Swiss company mentioned that several wealth managers and private banks are entering the crypto market.

Feb 18 2021

Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley” Residents Can Now Pay Taxes in Crypto

Residents of Zug province, Switzerland, can now pay their taxes in Bitcoin and Ethereum. Bitcoin Suisse will convert the crypto to Swiss francs upon payment. Adding 100,000 Residents to Crypto Valley Tax Program The Zug blockchain haven in Switzerland, popularly known as Crypto Valley, has passed...

Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ Has Started Accepting Bitcoin, Ether for Tax Payments

Local firm Bitcoin Suisse has partnered with the canton of Zug, converting cryptocurrency tax payments into Swiss francs.

SBI Made a Big Investment in Swiss Crypto Bank Sygnum

The bank will use the funds in geographical expansion and growing its client base.

Feb 11 2021

Former HSBC Exec and Blockchain Expert Diana Biggs Joins Valour as CEO

Feb 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business hires investment news people

Biggs is an associate fellow at the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School, guest lecturing on blockchain technology and digital assets.

Feb 01 2021

Switzerland’s Tokenized Securities Law Ushers In New Chapter for Digital Assets

Regulated crypto banks SEBA and Sygnum each issued tokenized securities to mark the occasion.

Fine Wines Become First Tokenized Securities Under New Swiss Blockchain Law

In effect from today, Switzerland's new blockchain law allows Sygnum to freely issue tokenized assets, starting with investable wines.

Switzerland’s Crypto Broker AG Wins Securities House License From FINMA

Banks can tick a box and start trading with us, said CEO Rupertus Rothenhaeuser.

Jan 13 2021

ETC Group Joins SIX to Issue Bitcoin ETP

The Group joined the Swiss Stock Exchange as a new ETP issuer with the listing of Bitcoin ETP (BTCetc).

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