Tagged: malta

Report: Switzerland Struggles to Maintain Crypto Prominence as Banks Turn Away from Emerging Sector

The emergence of cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings has helped to bring Switzerland back into the lime light when it comes to financial services. Once a noted haven for “numbered” bank accounts and strict anonymity rules, the Swiss banking industry has dimmed in recent years… Read More

Binance Funds Malta Stock Exchange Fintech Accelerator

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is backing the Malta Stock Exchange Fintech Accelerator Program. An exact amount of funding was not provided. The “MSX Fintech  Accelerator” will promote an ecosystem that supports and mentors Fintech startups including those geared towards… Read More

Neufund Said to Become First End to End Primary Issuance Platform for Security Tokens in Partnership with Binance & Malta Stock Exchange

Germany base Neufund has announced an extended partnership with Binance and the Malta Stock Exchange that is predicted to become the first “end to end primary issuance platform” for security tokens. The partnership will enable the issuance and secondary trading of blockchain based securities while… Read More

Binance Invests in Malta based Founders Bank, Plans Equity Token Offering on Neufund Under German Law. Will Partner with “Major Stock Exchange”

Binance, one of largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has announced an investment in Founders Bank based in Malta. Several months back, Binance famously migrated operations from Asia to Malta – an important coup for the “blockchain island.” Malta has enacted legislation designed to encourage blockchain… Read More

Palladium Claims First “Initial Convertible Coin Offering,” Launches Blockchain that “Bonds Banking with Cryptocurrency”

First, we had initial coin offerings (ICOs). Today, we have the first “initial convertible coin offering” (ICCO), according to Malta based blockchain firm Palladium.  The Palladium site says it is offering “banking designed for the crypto age as Palladium consolidates access to crypto & fiat… Read More

Blockchain Island: Malta Passes All Three Cryptocurrency Bills

The Government of Malta has passed three cryptocurrency-related bills that are designed to make the EU country more attractive to ICO issuers and other blockchain based businesses. The new law will regulate the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT or blockchain) and each bill is… Read More

YOVO is Next Blockchain based Company to Migrate to Malta

London based YOVO has selected Malta as its global headquarters. YOVO is described as a global mobile phone network built on blockchain technology, that allows users to earn and spend cryptocurrency by using their mobile service. YOVO says it is currently working closely with mobile network partners… Read More

Malta Lands Next Crypto Exchange as Poland Based BitBay Moves to #BlockchainIsland

The Republic of Malta has added another cryptocurrency exchange to its roster of blockchain startups based in the Mediterranean Island. BitBay, based in Poland, announced yesterday it had decided to “suspend the activity” of the exchange in its home country as it set up shop… Read More

Malta Government to Hold Blockchain Summit this Fall

Silvio Schembri, the Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy, and Innovation has announced the launch of the government’s first official blockchain event. The Delta Summit will become Malta’s official blockchain event as it seeks to become the blockchain island. Schembri said that the Delta… Read More

Blockchain Island: More Cryptocurrency Businesses Look to Relocate to Malta

A Discussion with Malta Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy, and Innovation – Silvio Schembri Malta has quickly emerged as a popular location to set up blockchain based businesses. Globally, some countries have banned crypto operations, others have created rules by enforcement while most continue… Read More

Zoe Adamovicz: Neufund is Going to be a Game-Changer

Zoe Adamovicz is the CEO and co-founder of Germany-based Neufund. Neufund is a blockchain-based equity fundraising platform specializing in Legaltech and Regtech. She and co-founder Marcin Rudolf are building more than a platform. They are building an ecosystem of smart contracts and a community of… Read More

Neufund is Next Crypto Startup to Set Up Shop in Blockchain Friendly Malta

Neufund, a Berlin based Blockchain equity crowdfunding platform, has announced it will establish a “strong presence” in Malta to support its rapidly expanding ecosystem. Neufund has taking an interesting approach by enabling the tokenization of equity and raising capital on the blockchain. Malta has quickly… Read More

Malta Issues Financial Instrument Test for Initial Coin Offerings in Push to Clarify How Digital Assets Should be Classified

Malta, a Mediterranean country that wants be known as Blockchain Island, has published a “Financial Instrument Test” as it seeks to clarify questions regarding initial coin offerings (ICOs) and when a digital asset is a security and when it is not. The Malta Financial Services… Read More

Neufund CEO Calls SEC Crackdown on Crypto a “War”

  Speaking Saturday at the Cryptochicks Conference in Toronto, Zoe Adamovicz, CEO of Neufund, an online equity token-investing platform based in Germany, characterized the current regulatory crackdown in the US as as much about “protecting investors” as a matter of “jurisdictional competition,” where countries, negotiate… Read More

Binance CEO Zhao Changpeng: We are Convinced that Malta will be the Next Hotbed for Innovative Blockchain Companies

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has setup shop in the Mediterranean Island country of Malta. The EU country is tiny at just 122 square miles in geography. The population tops out at around 450,000. The weather is perfect in the… Read More

Binance Announces Plans to Open Office In Malta After Recent Hacking Attempts

Binance announced plans to open a new office in Malta. CEO of the company, Zhao Changpeng, confirmed the office’s location by stating: “We are very confident we can announce a banking partnership there soon. Malta is very progressive when it comes to crypto and fintech.” Joseph… Read More

Gaming: Unikrn Expects to Launch Crypto Betting this April, Receives Malta Sandbox License

Unikrn, an esports betting operator, and creator of the UnikoinGold (UKG) token, says it expects to launch cryptocurrency betting in April 2018. Unikrn also has shared it has been accepted by the Malta Sandbox program for cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies provided by the Malta Gaming Authority… Read More

Maltese Platform ZAAR Launches Platform & First Crowdfunding Campaign: Supported by Gov’t Agencies and University of Malta

Percolating since summer, when the Malta Business Bureau and the University of Malta signed a agreement to develop a crowdfunding platform to finance local business ideas and projects, the venture announced the launch of its first crowdfunding platform, ZAAR. Spearheaded by the Foundation for the Promotion of Entrepreneurial Initiatives, a joint venture… Read More

Malta Business Bureau And University of Malta Launch Crowdfunding Platform, Among The First In The Country

The Malta Business Bureau and the University of Malta have signed a agreement to collaborate on developing a crowdfunding platform to finance local business ideas and projects, according to a recent story on the University of Malta’s website. The country’s Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business will… Read More