Tagged: swisscom

SEBA, Swissquote, Sygnum, Vontobel and Swisscom Join in Proof of Concept Digital Asset Reference Rate

Swisscom has joined with financial firms SEBA, Sygnum, Vontobel, and Swissquote, to pilot the Swiss Institutional Digital Asset Reference Rate (SIDAR). According to a public statement, during a two-week testing period, the partners carried out daily fixings for Bitcoin and Ether. The banks acted as… Read More

130 Blockchain or DLT focused Fintech Startups are Now Operating in Switzerland: Report

Switzerland is currently home to around 130 startups that are actively applying blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) to improve processes in the finance sector, according to new data from Swisscom. The majority of these firms (48%) offer services related to banking infrastructure, with many… Read More

The Swiss Stock Exchange Invests in Custodigit, a JV Between Swisscom & Digital Asset Bank Sygnum, Will Launch a Digital Asset Gateway

The Swiss Stock Exchange has announced a “major stake” in Custodigit a joint venture between Swisscom & digital asset Bank Sygnum. Simultaneously, the company announced it would partner with Swisscom and Sygnum to provide an “Institutional Digital Asset Gateway.” Swisscom is Switzerland’s top telecoms &… Read More

Swisscom, Deutsche Börse Settle Securities Transactions via DLT

Digital Securities Swisscom, Deutsche Börse and three other partners have successfully settled a securities transaction using tokenized shares via distributed ledger technology (DLT). Three banking partners participated in the digital asset transaction; Falcon Private Bank, Vontobel and Zürcher Kantonalbank. According to Swisscom, the proof of… Read More

Deutsche Borse Partners with Swisscom and Sygnum on Digital Asset Ecosystem

Deutsche Börse, Swisscom and Sygnum are partnering on the creation of a “trusted digital asset ecosystem” to build a platform to provide digital asset issuance, liquidity and banking services. The partnership is indicative of the growing acceptance by mainstream finance regarding the potential of distributed… Read More

Hyperledger Blockchain Project Rings in the New Year By Welcoming Eight New Members

Hyperledger Project, a collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, announced on Wednesday it added eight new members to its organization as a way to help create an open standard for distributed ledgers for a new generation of transactional applications. The Hyperledger project, which… Read More

Swiss Crowdfunding Site wemakeit Celebrates 3 Years of Operations, Expands Into Austria & Germany

Switzerland’s “most successful” crowdfunding platform wemakeit is celebrating its 3rd anniversary and  has “big plans” for the future.  Since the site launched, wemakeit has financed 7.5 million Swiss Francs for diverse projects.  Having commenced operations focused more on cultural campaigns, wemakeit is now generating more… Read More

Switzerland Telecom Provider “SwissCom” Launches Crowdfunding Platform

Swisscom Launches Crowdfunding Site Powered by WeMakeIt. Switzerland’s leading telecom provider, Swisscom, has launched a crowdfunding platform as a service for companies and other organizations.  The Ittigen based company wants to create a simple way for other companies, especially banks, to create their very own… Read More

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