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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Vaud-based digital asset custody start-up METACO raises $17 million
METACO, the leading provider of security-critical digital asset infrastructure for financial institutions, has announced a Series A round of $17 million. This funding will drive the next phase of METACO’s growth in sales, product, and partnerships on an international level.