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Liti Capital Lists wLITI on HitBTC Centralized Exchange

Swiss litigation financing company Liti Capital has listed its wLITI token on HitBTC, the first time it has listed on a centralized exchange (CEX). The move follows its recent listings on decentralized exchanges (DEXs) Uniswap and 1Inch Exchange. “We are very excited to list on… Read More

Dr. Schade, Partner at Swiss Wealthtech Kaspar&, Reveals how Firm Quickly Went from Presentation to Working Prototype

Dr. Jan-Philip Schade, Partner at Kaspar&, a Swiss Wealthtech firm, notes that they’re celebrating the first year of launching operations. Dr. Schade, who’s also a lecturer at the University of St.Gallen (HSG), acknowledges that it has been quite a journey so far. He also shared… Read More

SEBA Bank Adds Aave, Chainlink Support

SEBA Bank, a FINMA-licensed Swiss Bank, this week added support for Aave (AAVE) and Chainlink (LINK) tokens. The two coins’ combined market cap is north of $12 billion.  With this integration, institutions can now actively manage these DeFi tokens across SEBA Bank’s full suite service offering,… Read More

DeFi Tech Company AllianceBlock on C-Level Hiring Spree

Decentralized finance technology services provider AllianceBlock has announced eight new C-level hires. The company’s new Zug-based office plans to create 20 to 30 new jobs by the end of 2021. AllianceBlock’s open-source technology provides regulated financial entities around the globe with the infrastructure and tools… Read More

Digital Banking: Australian Virtual Bank Alex has Gone Live on the Temenos Banking Cloud

Switzerland’s banking software firm Temenos (SIX: TEMN) recently revealed that Australia’s digital banking platform, Alex, has now gone live on the Temenos Banking Cloud. Temenos technology will be used to support Alex’s launch as a licensed banking solution provider, after the acquisition of its Restricted-Authorized… Read More

Switzerland based Proptech emonitor Secures CHF 5 Million via Series A Round

Switzerland’s Proptech firm emonitor recently revealed that it has acquired more than CHF 5 million through a Series A round in order to further develop key technologies for the “home” ecosystem. emonitor believes that a good home is the “cornerstone of happiness and well-being.” Their… Read More

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

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