Johann Schneider-Ammann becomes member of the board of directors of the Zug-based start-up CV VC

Former Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann becomes a member of the Board of Directors of Crypto Valley Venture Capital CV VC. One and a half years after his resignation as Minister of Economics, he is now involved in the Zug start-up, which invests in blockchain projects. Schneider-Ammann was already fascinated by new technologies during his term […]

Niklas Nikolajsen on Bitcoin, entrepreneurship and the future of the crypto industry

The second part of the conversation with Bitcoin Suisse founder and Chairman of the Board Niklas Nikolajsen about entrepreneurship, growth, banking license, the planned IPO and the future of the crypto-financial industry. The continuation of the conversation with Niklas Nikolajsen. You can read his opinion about Bitcoin and gold as a safe haven in times […]

How Canton Zug wants to save Crypto Valley – An interview with Heinz Tännler

Crypto Valley with resident companies from the Swiss blockchain scene is facing an existential threat due to the economic crisis caused by corona. The Zug region is seeking additional financial aid under the leadership of the cantonal finance director Heinz Tännler. In order to support start-ups in this difficult situation, the Federal Council recently approved […]

Swiss Blockchain & Crypto-Regulation takes shape

Switzerland is playing a leading role in creating optimal conditions for blockchain and cryptoassets. A “Distributed Ledger Technology” bill is currently being drafted in Berne to create legal certainty.This article is part of a cooperation and was originally published on 10× There is a fascinating, still often misunderstood fact in the crypto world: A public […]

JPMorgan Chase provides banking services for US crypto exchanges

The step of the major US bank JPMorgan Chase to accept two well-known crypto exchanges as customers with immediate effect could be followed by other institutions. It proves that the traditional financial industry is becoming more open to digital currencies like Bitcoin. The CEO of JPMorgan Chase once called Bitcoin a fraud, but now the […]

The Open VASP Initiative

In June 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”) issued a guidance document that subjects the crypto industry to the same compliance standards as financial institutions. The Open VASP Initiative from Crypto Valley wants to comply with this regulation as efficiently as possible. One of the most controversial and challenging measures was the application of […]