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VNX Exchange and University of Luxembourg Partner on Market Ecosystem for Digital Assets

Platform for tokenized venture capital assets, VNX Exchange, has partnered with the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). The partnership is said to create a new standard of security for the digital assets ecosystem. VNX Exchange says that custody has… Read More

Blockchain Bundesverband Announces European Blockchain Think Tank, Will Present EU Token Regulation Paper

The Blockchain Bundesverband, an association for the promotion of blockchain technology in Germany, has announced a new think tank for token regulation. “thinkBLOCKtank” will release a joint paper supported by various European countries entitled EU Token Regulation as the group seeks to drive the regulatory… Read More

Luxembourg House of Fintech Launches Catapult, Targeting Fintech Companies in Africa

The Luxembourg House of Fintech (LHoFT) is launching a new initiative which focuses on Fintech companies in Africa seeking to boost financial inclusion. “Catapult – Inclusion Africa” is described as a Fintech tool to provide access to financial services to the under banked or those… Read More

€50M STO: It’s the Tokeny Mash, It’s a Blockchain Pay Later Smash

‘Tis the Halloween season… Luxembourg-based Tokeny and Mash have partnered to launch €50 million STO. Mash Group PLC, a FinTech50 business specializing in consumer lending and pay later solutions, has partnered with Tokeny to support its Security Token Offering as part of its €50M equity round. “As we… Read More

Consolidation: Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Acquired

Bitstamp, a Luxembourg based crypto exchanged, has been acquired. Revealed in a blog post today, the crypto operation reported that NXMH, a Belgium-based investment company, had purchased the exchange for an undisclosed sum. Bitstamp founder and CEO Nejc Kodrič said the platform has been pursued by potential… Read More

Tokeny & Blocktrade.com Align to Build STO Ecosystem

Tokeny, a tokenization platform, has partnered with Blocktrade.com, a trading facility for Crypto Assets, Crypto Traded Indices and other blockchain related financial instruments. Last month, Neufund, Europe’s first security token issuance platform, partnered with Liechtenstein-based Blocktrade to provide additional liquidity in security tokens. Tokeny CEO Luc Falempin explained… Read More

Corviglia Capital Launches $500 Million Fintech Fund to Back Late Stage Companies in Europe

Corviglia Capital Fund, created by two European entrepreneurs – Petr Šmída and Cezary Smorszczewski, has announced  a$500 million Fintech focused fund to back later stage Fintech companies. Corviglia says it intends to deploy half of the fund in the first three years. Šmída has a… Read More

Luxembourg based VNX Crypto Exchange Partners with NEM

VNX Exchange, a trading platform for tokenized VC assets, has partnered with NEM. Founded by CEO Alexander Tkachenko in 2017, Luxembourg-based VNX Exchange is seeking to create a regulatory-compliant marketplace to link investors and venture capitalists in search of liquidity. VNX Exchange is a member… Read More

Australian Securities and Investment Commission Signs Fintech / Regtech Agreement with Luxembourg Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced a Fintech and Regtech agreement with the Luxembourg Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). This is the second Fintech agreement signed by ASIC today having earlier announced an agreement with the US CFTC. The Agreement… Read More

Finnish Fintech Mash Joins Luxembourg House of Financial Technology Hub As First Innovation Partner

Finnish fintech Mash has reportedly joined Luxembourg House of Financial Technology Hub (LHoFT)  as the hubs first innovation partner. The duo reported that this new partnership will allow Mash to complement its innovation and growth strategy as it seeks to “build its business across Europe.” Mash claims… Read More

LendInvest Becomes a Fellow of Luxembourg House of Financial Technology

With Brexit top of mind, online mortgage lender LendInvest has become a fellow of the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT), the country’s leading Fintech innovation hub. LendInvest has had a presence in Luxembourg since 2014 when it established a Luxembourg fund. Now LendInvest will… Read More

Swiss Fintech Avaloq Onboards Deutsche Bank Luxembourg

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced on Thursday that Deutsche Bank Luxembourg has adopted its Avaloq Banking Suite. According to Avaloq, more than 150 customers and wealth managers manage $4 trillion in assets with Avaloq, helping everyone from… Read More

Luxembourg Financial Regulator is Next to Warn About ICOs & Virtual Currencies

Luxembourg is the most recent country to issue a warning to consumers regarding the hazards of initial coin offerings and virtual currencies. The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (Financial Sector Supervisory Commission) has issued an almost perfunctory statement. In two separate documents, the CSSF… Read More

Advertising Platform Pingvalue Readies for €30M-Goal ICO on Chaineum

Pingvalue plans an upcoming ICO with a €30M target conducted for developing its blockchain-based advertising services. Chaineum, a French ICO Boutique founded by Laurent Leloup, is leading this ICO. Following the recent successful ICO conducted by Domraider, Chaineum is leading this offering with a pre-ICO opening… Read More

Luxembourg Finance Minister Says Virtual Currencies are Here to Stay (Video)

The Luxembourg Finance Minister, Pierre Gramegna, was interviewed by Bloomberg while attending an event in Hong Kong. While the hed indicated the discussion was about Brexit, the more interesting discussion was about Fintech opportunities and cryptocurrencies. Gramegna was queried about possible new regulations on the… Read More

CoInvestor Provides Advisers With Digital Access to LendInvest’s Luxembourg Real Estate Opportunity Fund

LendInvest announced on Monday that alternative assets platform CoInvestor has been chosen as a preferred method for UK adviser to invest in the crowdfunding platform’s Luxembourg-domiciled Real Estate Opportunity Fund. According to LendInvest, the £130 million lending fund offers investors the opportunity to participate in… Read More

Must Read: Report Says ICOs are Returning 1320% on Average, Tokenized Offerings Poised to Disrupt Traditional VC

This is interesting. Mangrove Capital Partners, a venture capital group based in Luxembourg, has published a report indicating that Initial Coin Offerings are delivering huge returns for investors. Mangrove says investors have received  a return of 1320% on average. This is taking into consideration ICOs… Read More

Peer Mountain Launches Identity Solution, Preps for Forthcoming ICO

Announced at LendIt Europe, Peer Mountain says it is launching the “world’s first peer to peer self-sovereign identity, compliance and commerce delivery solution”, designed to allow consumers to maintain ownership of their data and control over who they trust to access it without the need… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Chinese Retailer Suning Launches Private Internet Bank Jiangsu Suning Bank Co., Ltd., a private online bank backed by Suning Commerce Group Co., Ltd., officially launched last Friday. Like many of its peers, Suning Bank aims to create an online-to-offline bank driven by technology and taking… Read More

LuxTrust & Cambridge Blockchain Partner to Develop New Identity Platform

LuxTrust S.A., a company based in Luxembourg, and Cambridge Blockchain LLC, a Massachusetts-based company providing identity-management enterprise software, today announced a joint effort to develop a new identity platform for the European market. “LuxTrust is committed to providing better identities for people and things. Working… Read More

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