Switzerland, the Crypto-Nation

The crypto-phenomenon is a global one. Public blockchain networks such as bitcoin or ethereum are not controlled by a state or a company. Rather, they connect people from different walks-of-life across national borders. Yet, despite all this decentralization, this new world, where the  primacy of the digital rules, needs points of contact with the physical world. In other words, even blockchain needs a home.  Outgoing Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann offered his hand to […]

Essential things to know about the Crypto World

What is crypto currency?  Crypto-currencies are digital means of payment that are managed by a central office and are cryptographically encrypted. The first functioning crypto currency was bitcoin, which has been in existence since 2009. Now there are now hundreds of other crypto currencies.    What is the idea behind cryptocurrencies?  Crypto-currencies are supposed to be an alternative […]