Friday, October 19, 2018
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Crypto Valley Association to build blockchain ecosystem

Crypto Valley Association launched with a number of leading companies and startups as members, including ConsenSys, UBS, PwC, and more. Read more: www.businesswire.com

Why bitcoin and blockchain are ‘relatively safe’

In a report by Swiss multinational financial institution Credit Suisse, bitcoin and blockchain are deemed to be ‘relatively safe’. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Credit Suisse taps R3 for blockchain-based hackathon

Credit Suisse has carried out a global hackathon to find ways in which the R3 Corda distributed ledger platform can be used to make big cost savings. Read more: www.finextra.com

Swissquote introduces VR trading app

A Swiss online bank is introducing a virtual reality trading application to create a a 360° trading wall for users to monitor the markets and make trades. Read more: www.finextra.com

Bitcoin wallets get a key approval in Switzerland

Bitcoin companies offering virtual wallets sometimes face a difficult legal question: do they have to operate as a bank or can they function as something else? Read more: www.engadget.com

Bitcoin startup Xapo gets approval from Swiss finance regulator

Bitcoin wallet company Xapo announced today that it has received an early nod of approval from a key Swiss regulator. Read more: www.coindesk.com

WISeKey and Lykke to integrate cybersecurity into blockchain

WISeKey and Lykke Corp announced today during the Davos Internet of Value Blockchain RoundTable a joint agreement to integrate and co-offer their flagship products. Read more: www.businesswire.com

Swiss insurer Helvetia looks to back startups with $55m VC fund

Swiss insurer Helvetia is the latest traditional institution to move into startups investment with the launch of its newly established venture fund. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Swiss FinTech needs young stars to grow startups

The Swiss FinTech sector does not expect to benefit from UK Brexit woes but does think it will soon be an international player. Read more: www.forbes.com

Drooms picks up deal flow platform DealMarket

Virtual data rooms for due diligence firm Drooms has acquired private equity deal flow platform DealMarket. The financial terms of the deal are undisclosed. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com