Tag: zug

  • Dfinity

    Dfinity Raises $102 Million in Investment Round to Disrupt Cloud Space

    Dfinity, a distributed ledger technology start-up dubbed the “world computer,” has announced it has raised $102 million in an investment round led by venture capitalist firm Andreessen Horowitz. Decentralized Cloud Startup Dfinity Raises $102 Million to Develop Cloud 3.0 Based in Zug, Switzerland, aka ‘Crypto Valley‘, Dfinity’s value proposition...

    Ricardo Esteves | August 29, 2018 | 11:30 pm
  • Switzerland

    Switzerland to Ease Regulation for Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

    Once called “Crypto Nation,” Switzerland has recently been driving away the ecosystem after setting up a more stringent regulatory framework. Having dropped from second place last year to sixth in 2018, in a PwC country ranking of the sum of initial coin offering (ICO) funds raised, the government is...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 19, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • Industry

    Bitfinex Plans to Solidify Departments in Move to Switzerland

    The worlds fifth largest cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex wants to trade the sunny British Virgin Islands for the Alpine climate of Zug in Switzerland as its new business headquarters according to Swiss business publication Handelszietung. Bitfinex May be Heading for Zug Following some of its smaller competitors that have settled...

    newsbtc | March 29, 2018 | 5:30 am
  • Swiss

    Swiss Authorities Indecisive on Zug’s Crypto Valley

    Cryptocurrency is slowly gaining traction in Switzerland. This is mainly due to the Zug region, which effectively allows people to spend cryptocurrency for regular purchases. Swiss regulators, on the other hand, remain on the fence about cryptocurrency. In fact, some officials are concerned this Crypto Valley label will...

    newsbtc | March 20, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • cryptocurrency

    Exchanges Charge Crypto Startups Upwards of $1 Million to List ICOs

    According to unnamed sources in the industry, cryptocurrency exchanges are charging between $50,000 to $1 million to list initial coin offerings (ICOs) on their platforms — as reported by Business Insider. As one might expect, many of those who spoke to BI were unable to name the specific...

    newsbtc | March 13, 2018 | 4:10 am
  • korona

    Korona: Hungary’s Very Own Cryptocurrency

    Europe’s newest digital currency, the Korona, which runs on the Lightning Network and is being touted as more stable, safer, and cheaper to use than its competitors, was launched in Budapest, Hungary on February 15th. Korona’s ICO is scheduled for March 26th, and the token will be immediately available...

    newsbtc | February 19, 2018 | 9:15 pm
  • zurich

    Zurich Falls Behind in Bitcoin Adoption and Fintech Development

    Switzerland’s Zug is a model city for Bitcoin adoption, especially after its City Hall decided to allow people to pay fees and bills in Bitcoin. But the same can’t be said about Zurich. The authorities in Zurich are reportedly neither interested in promoting nor adopting Bitcoin – at least in near-term. According...

    Gautham | July 21, 2016 | 9:30 pm

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