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Secured Finance, a Platform for Crypto Loans and Derivatives, Secures $4M via Seed Round led by GSR Markets

Secured Finance, a platform provider for the crypto loans and the derivatives market, says it has acquired $4 million in capital as part of its “oversubscribed” seed round. The successful raise, with demand of “more than double” of Secured Finance’s initial target, has been co-led… Read More

Curve Finance, Adds Support for Tether Stablecoin Pegged to Euros – EURt

Curve Finance, an automated market maker protocol developed for swapping between stablecoins and various other crypto tokens with low fees and slippage, reveals that it will be supporting Tether tokens pegged to the euro (EURt). The addition of EURt to Curve — a protocol developed… Read More

FINMA Licensed Swiss Bank, SEBA Bank, Appoints Sam Lin as New CEO for Asia

SEBA Bank, a FINMA licensed Swiss Bank offering a seamless, secure, and easy-to-use bridge between digital and traditional assets, has confirmed the appointment of Sam Lin to the position of CEO Asia with “immediate effect.” This appointment “demonstrates SEBA Bank’s commitment to strengthening its status… Read More

SIX Swiss Stock Exchange Reports CHF 108.2M Net Profit in H1 2021, Launches 40 Crypto-related ETPs

SIX, the Swiss Stock Exchange which is Europe’s 3rd-largest stock exchange and one the industry’s most-respected post-trade providers, is reporting a “solid” set of results for the first half of 2021. The SIX Swiss Exchange, based in Zurich and serving as Switzerland’s principal stock exchange,… Read More

Switzerland based Proptech Firm Properti Continues Expanding Operations, Hires Umut Sentürk as COO

The team at Properti, a technology-driven real estate firm focused on modernizing residential properties in Europe, reveals that it remains focused on expanding its operations. They recently welcomed Umut Sentürk as their new Chief Operating Officer at Properti AG. As noted in an update from the… Read More

SIX Swiss Stock Exchange, based in Zurich, has Expanded its Custody Services to US Markets

After the formation of SIX SIS USA Inc. and with the launch of its US-based office, SIX has decided to a take strategic step forward in its global expansion plan. As a trusted Financial Market Infrastructure currently operating the Central Securities Depository (CSD) in Switzerland… Read More

Swiss B2B Proptech PriceHubble Finalizes $34M Round from Digital+ Partners, Latitude Ventures, Others

Switzerland-based B2B Proptech firm PriceHubble reveals that it has finalized its $34 million Series B round. PriceHubble’s investment round was oversubscribed and was led by Digital+ Partners, a European growth equity investor. The firm’s round was also joined by Latitude Ventures, the Series B+ sister… Read More

Switzerland’s B2B Banking Solution Provider InCore Bank Launches Comprehensive Crypto Service

Switzerland’s InCore Bank, the B2B banking solution provider, reveals that it has launched a comprehensive crypto-asset service. The securitization solution, called CRYSP, was developed with assistance from GenTwo Digital, a provider of innovative securitization platforms for crypto-assets. The solution enables fund managers, whether they’re from… Read More

CBDCs Report: Switzerland May Want to Seriously Consider Central Bank Digital Currency Projects to Remain Competitive

At a time when reserve banks across the globe are increasingly focusing on their digital currency initiatives, Switzerland’s apparent lack of interest in seriously looking into central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) might make the leading European economy less competitive. This, according to a recent analysis… Read More

Litigation Finance Firm Liti Capital Raises More Money to Fund Lawsuits

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Liti Capital SA,  a Swiss litigation finance firm, says it has raised an additional $5 million to purchase assets worth up to $50 million. Litigation finance is when a firm purchases a percentage of a lawsuit to help fund a lawsuit in the hopes of… Read More

Interchain Foundation and BlockScience to Bring Robust and Complex Systems Engineering to Cosmos Stack

The Interchain Foundation and BlockScience are pleased to confirm their new partnership in order to bring “robust” and complex systems engineering to the Cosmos stack. As noted in an update from the Interchain Foundation: “To date, the Interchain Foundation has made significant investments in the… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Staking Now being Offered by Sygnum Bank, a Digital Asset Banking Platform

Sygnum Bank reveals that it has become one of the first banks to provide Ethereum 2.0 staking support. Customers are able to easily and securely stake Ethereum (ETH) via Sygnum’s institutional-grade banking service which can help with generating a substantial yield of up to 7%… Read More

Ex- Goldman Sachs Tech Executive Joanne Hannaford to Serve as Credit Suisse Chief Tech, Operations Officer

Switzerland’s banking company Credit Suisse (SWX: CSGN) has announced that ex- Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) technology executive Joanne Hannaford will now serve as its Chief Technology and Operations Officer. Joanne Hannaford will be replacing current COO James Walker who will be taking up a new role in the United… Read More

Swiss Innovation Agency Innosuisse to Help Startups with Expanding Businesses to Japan, South Korea

Startups currently being supported by the Swiss Innovation agency Innosuisse will soon have the option to visit Japan or South Korea in order to expand their businesses globally. These initiatives will be supported and facilitated by setting up two new camps this year to address… Read More

Switzerland based Wealthtech Kaspar& Secures Seat in Second Stage of Swiss Startup Accelerator, Venture Kick

The St.Gallen-headquartered wealthtech company Kaspar& reveals that it has managed to secure a seat in the second stage of Switzerland’s startup accelerator program, Venture Kick. The company’s management states: “We want to take care of your financial life. That’s why Kaspar& is designed to provide… Read More

Credit and Prepaid Card Issuer Cornèr Bank Group Reaches Key Digital Transformation Milestone by Transitioning to Improved Platform

Cornèr Bank Group, an established issuer of credit and prepaid cards to individuals and companies across Europe, has reportedly reached a key milestone in its digital transformation efforts by successfully migrating its card portfolios across all products and markets to an advanced and more consolidated… Read More

Switzerland: Digital Asset Prime Broker Covario Selects METACO Harmonize for Custody

Covario, a digital asset prime broker, has selected METACO to scale its digital asset custody operations according to a statement from the firm. Covario says that METACO’s Harmonize will coordinate existing vault and sub-custody solutions and provide policy management framework for Covario’s technology solutions. Covario… Read More

Switzerland Top Offshore Wealth Destination: Report

One out of every four dollars stored offshore heads to Switzerland, data from AksjeBloggen.com reveals. A total of $2.4 trillion is stored in the country, with Hong Kong in second at $2.1 trillion. Singapore sits in the third spot at $1.2 trillion. The United States,… Read More

Deutsche Börse Buys Crypto Finance AG

Deutsche Börse Group has acquired majority ownership in Crypto Finance AG. In a public statement, Deutsche Börse said this builds upon its ability to support digital assets by providing a direct point to invest in crypto as well as providing custody. Deutsche Börse said it paid… Read More

Switzerland based Fintech neon Secures an Additional CHF 5 Million, Investors to Receive Tokenized Participation Certifcates

Switzerland-based Fintech firm neon has reportedly secured 5 million CHF through a crowd investing campaign that lasted for less than an hour. 🚀 oder 🛸Das war wirklich Wahnsinn. Wir sind überwältigt! Der Staub setzt sich gerade und unser Adrenalin auch grad dazu….🙌💗 pic.twitter.com/jG7xSJj5Qd — neon… Read More

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