Mathias Ruch, Founder & CEO of CV VC, on startup financing in the Crypto Valley

CV VC is an early-stage venture capital investor with a focus on startups that build on blockchain technology. A conversation with CV VC Founder and CEO Mathias Ruch about the blockchain revolution, venture capital, and the Crypto Valley. The foundation of the Crypto Valley can be traced back to 2013. The Swiss financial center and […]

ECB thinks that private stablecoins pose a greater risk than Bitcoin

Christine Lagarde has identified privately-issued stablecoins as representing a greater risk to financial stability and the monetary sovereignty of the EU than cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. She has commented on the topic a few times before and proposes a digital Euro in the form of a CBDC. The European Central Bank (ECB) President says that volatile […]

Visa expands its support of cryptocurrencies

Visa, the largest company for payment cards alongside Mastercard, continues to intensively look into supporting cryptocurrencies. CEO Alfred Kelly sees great potential in this industry, particularly in so-called stablecoins, which include digital central bank currencies (CBDCs). Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are often perceived as pure stores of value or investments. For Visa CEO Alfred Kelly, however, the […]