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Digital assets vault
17 January 2022|

Blockchain specialist Wecan raises CHF 1.6 million for its digital vaults

Building on its rapid growth with 13 banks and 59 independent asset managers using Wecan Comply, blockchain software specialist Wecan Group has announced a CHF 1.6 million fundraising. Wecan Group‘s new CHF 1.6 million funding round supports the Geneva-based company’s strategy of building a unique digital vault infrastructure with Zero Knowledge Proof, real-time auditability on […]

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ORIGYN Foundation NFT technology platforms
6 December 2021|

ORIGYN Foundation raises USD 20 million for its NFT platforms

ORIGYN Foundation, a Neuchâtel-based non-profit dedicated to identifying, authenticating and unlocking the powers of ownership for objects of value, has raised USD 20 million. Founded in October 2020, ORIGYN develops a technology that certifies and guarantees the authenticity of physical and digital items using advanced recognition and identification techniques created by leading experts in computer vision, artificial […]

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Thank my Farmer app
2 November 2021|

Blockchain-based agritech Farmer Connect wins over Japan

Farmer Connect has just announced its first Swiss partnership with Lausanne-based coffee roaster The Good Life and is officially launching in Japan, a key market. Farmer Connect is an agritech whose digitalization solutions are designed to improve the traceability, efficiency and sustainability of coffee and cocoa supply chains globally. These solutions promote fair, inclusive and efficient […]

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First Swiss Crypto Fund
6 October 2021|

FINMA approves the first Swiss crypto fund

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has approved the first crypto fund according to Swiss law. Crypto Finance, a proven leader in market-forward, regulated crypto asset funds, manages this fund. For the first time, FINMA has approved a Swiss fund that invests primarily in cryptoassets (assets based on the blockchain or distributed ledger technology). The fund […]

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5 October 2021|

Alephium raises USD 3.6 Million to grow its sharded and energy-efficient blockchain platform

High-performance sharding-based blockchain company Alephium has pre-sold tokens for over USD 3.6 million to several major funds and a large number of small buyers. Lausanne-based Alephium is the first operational sharded blockchain bringing secure smart contracts, scalability, and energy efficiency to Bitcoin’s proven core technologies (UTXO & Proof-Of-Work) while offering better performance. The USD 3.6 million pre-sale was led […]

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14 September 2021|

Fintech YouHodler inaugurates its headquarters in Lausanne

With the support of Innovaud and Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE), crypto economy specialist YouHolder has opened its Swiss headquarters in Lausanne. Launched in 2017, YouHodler’s platform helps people access the benefits of the crypto economy. The fintech allows users to get instant cash via cryptocurrency loans, exchange crypto, fiat, and stablecoins quickly and easily, and […]

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DTX Exchange
21 April 2021|

Geneva-based fintech Taurus launches the world’s first regulated digital assets marketplace

Digital asset infrastructure company Taurus received a license from the FINMA to operate the world’s first independent regulated marketplace for digital assets.

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14 April 2021|

Real estate tokenization pioneer RealT partners with Geneva-based blockchain specialist Mt Pelerin

RealT, the global leader in real estate tokenization, has chosen Bridge Protocol, the open source asset tokenization technology from Geneva-based fintech Mt Pelerin, to optimize the management of its properties and its many investors.

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