#Switzerland

New FINMA FinTech License Will Allow Swiss Crypto Startups to Handle Up To $100 Million

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has announced on Monday, December 3, that local blockchain and cryptocurrency startups can now apply for a new fintech license that would allow them to handle deposits of up to 100 million CHF ($100 million), just like traditional banks. According to the official announcement, starting from January 1, […]

Largest Swiss Exchange to List World’s First Crypto ETP Under HODL Index

Switzerland’s major stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will list the world’s first crypto-based exchange-traded product (ETP) next week, the Financial Times reported Saturday, November 16.

Swiss Firm Obtains Sharia Compliance Certificate for Ethereum-based Stablecoin

X8 AG, a Swiss fintech company has received Islamic finance certification for its stablecoin built on the Ethereum blockchain protocol.

BlockShow Names Top 10 European Countries for Blockchain Startups

Blockchain conference, BlockShow Europe 2018 has released a study identifying the Top 10 European countries for starting a blockchain company.

Old Bitcoiner Had a Farm: Ten Amazing Mining Facilities

Cryptocurrency mining has become not only a multi-billion business, but also an area for artistic self-expression. Considering the fierce competition on the market, miners have to come up with unusual solutions. In this feature, ForkLog covers some of the most breathtaking projects in bitcoin mining industry.