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Imaginary Paradise: New regulations in Switzerland are ruining ICO projects

Imaginary Paradise: New regulations in Switzerland are ruining ICO projects

From the first day of the world ICO mania Switzerland showed a friendly attitude toward the blockchain startups. The Swiss c enthusiasm took the idea of cryptocurrencies, unlike other global regulators. The country became an attractive location for companies of this sector, due to its favourable legal framework and transparency of doing business. Financial regulators… More

Cryptocurrency miners save a small village in the Swiss Alps

Cryptocurrency miners save a small village in the Swiss Alps

More than 100 years ago the Swiss village of Gondo was a haven for gold diggers. Here in the 19th century gold was mined on a large scale. But all this remained in the past. However, these days the tiny Alpine all also attracted miners, but the “digital gold”. Mountain village in Switzerland, as in… More

Bitfinex plans to move to Switzerland

Bitfinex plans to move to Switzerland

Bitfinex, which is now based in the British virgin Islands and is the fifth-largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, intends to transfer the business in Zug, Switzerland. Jean Louis van der Velde, CEO of Bitfinex, confirmed the plans of exchange of the Swiss business newspaper Handelszeitung. It reported that the Bitfinex met several times with… More

The Swiss regulator has published recommendations for the ICO

The Swiss regulator has published recommendations for the ICO

Swiss Agency for financial markets (FINMA) published recommendations for application of existing legislation on financial markets to regulate ICO. FINMA CEO mark Branson is considering these recommendations as a way to help the development of the blockchain industry to hold a place in the Swiss market and notes that the blockchain of the company “can’t… More

Bitmain opens office in Switzerland

Bitmain opens office in Switzerland

Bitmain, the Chinese giant in the field of bitcoin mining has created a new subsidiary in Switzerland. The Swiss news service Handelszeitung reported that the company has set up a subsidiary Bitmain Switzerland in Zug. A favorable regulatory environment have transformed the place into a Swiss “Cryptocoryne”, where a number of cryptocurrency and blockchain startups… More