Crypto Valley Declares Blockchain Voting Trial a ‘Success’

Zug, a city in Switzerland known as the “Crypto Valley,” has successfully completed its first test of a local blockchain-based voting system. As CoinDesk reported on June 11, the Swiss city launched an e-voting pilot platform built on blockchain technology as part of the city’s efforts to embrace the technology. The voting process took place […]

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Lykke Launches Blockchain Accelerator and Venture Capital ‘Spin-Off’

Crypto exchange Lykke has partnered with two former executives from IBM and UBS to launch a blockchain-focused accelerator and venture firm. The Zug, Switzerland-based Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV) announced on Thursday that it will offer a variety of services to businesses endeavoring to use the blockchain – including capital investments, ICO and marketing support and […]

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Bitmain Reportedly Eyeing Canada for Bitcoin Mining Expansion

A few days after announcing a new branch in Switzerland, China’s mining giant Bitmain Technologies is considering another expansion – this time in Canada’s Quebec province. According to a report by Reuters, Bitmain is looking at potential mining sites in Quebec and has already begun discussions with power authorities. The new plan appears to be […]

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