Berlin-based Bitcoin bank Bitwala announced that it has raised €13 million (around $14.5 million) in a Series A funding round led by Sony Financial Ventures and NKB Group. Existing investors Earlybird and Coparion contributed half of the funding.
Germany as the largest economy of the European Union is often called one of the major hubs for the development of new technologies, including Bitcoin and its underlying technology, blockchain. In fact, a plethora of the already established companies, as well as new start-ups are based in Germany, and specifically in the country’s capital the […]
Anyone looking for an illustrious cryptocurrency conference in Europe this summer, will hardly be able to avoid the second edition of UNCHAIN Convention. The two-day event, which has been voted to be one of the Top 10 blockchain conferences in 2018, is set to bring together leading Bitcoin and blockchain developers, entrepreneurs and investors in […]
A paper on the regulation of blockchain-based securities has been published by the German Federal Ministry of Finance. In this document, the regulator discusses the introduction of regulations for electronic securities and the issuance of crypto tokens, defining the key points on the issue.
Deutsche Börse, the operator of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has formed a new unit to further advance its work into the transformational potential of blockchain technology. Deutsche Börse, a marketplace organizer for the trading of shares and other securities, has been exploring potential applications of blockchain and implications of cryptocurrencies. In 2016, the Frankfurt Stock […]
UNCHAIN Convention Hamburg is a two day Bitcoin and blockchain technology conference featuring some of the world’s leading cryptocurrency experts and entrepreneurs. The event will be held on May 31 – June 1 in Hamburg, Germany.
After the big and successful event in Singapore in November 2017, BlockShow team comes back to BlockShow Europe 2018 – the brand’s third big conference dedicated to discovering the hottest innovations, trends and sensations currently happening in both European and global blockchain scenes.
According to a survey carried out in July by Bitkom, a German association for IT, only a few top managers in local finance believe bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency will ever gain any wider adoption as compared to current stance.