Annoncé par Paperjam, la française Coinhouse a obtenu fin décembre sa deuxième licence en Europe, de la CSSF, pour développer ses activités au Luxembourg. Dans la foulée, Coinhouse, qui ambitionne de devenir une «cryptobanque européenne», a annoncé le 18 janvier avoir levé 15 millions d’euros, trois ans après avoir levé 2,4 millions d'euros.

18 janvier 2022

Twenty percent of large organizations will use digital currencies for payments, stored value or collateral by 2024, according to Gartner, Inc. The prediction has important implications for CFOs as they assess use cases and potential risks for digital currencies, which will be used more in business transactions and grow in overall economic significance in the years ahead.

21 décembre 2021

Swedish officials are calling on the EU to ban energy-intensive cryptocurrency mining techniques, such as those used by Bitcoin. They say such activities cannot be tolerated at a time when all states in the world urgently need to reduce their energy consumption to combat the climate threat.

13 décembre 2021

After a first attempt at a ban in 2018, the Indian government will introduce legislation to ban private cryptocurrencies. Also in the firing line is the acceleration of its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). The ban is likely to impact millions of young Indians who have jumped into the sector.

13 décembre 2021

Japan announced last month to Reuters that it would start a test run of its own cryptocurrency next year. Some 70 large Japanese companies – three major Japanese banks, but also brokerage firms, telecoms, retailers and public bodies – are participating in the creation of this digital currency or CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency).

13 décembre 2021

On November 29th, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) published a guidance and a FAQ outlining what can and cannot be done in terms of crypto-assets management in Luxembourg.

30 novembre 2021

Coinbase cofounder Fred Ehrsam and former Sequoia partner Matt Huang have raised $2.5 billion for Paradigm One. It has surpassed Andreessen Horowitz's crypto fund from earlier this year, which had raised $2.2 billion. Paradigm's founders see tokens as promising long-term investments.

18 novembre 2021

Bitcoin, Ether or Dogecoin... Year after year, cryptocurrencies are gaining ground in the United States, the world's leading user country. From just 1% holding Bitcoin in 2015, 52 million Americans have now invested in, used or traded cryptocurrencies, according to a new Pew Research Center Survey.

16 novembre 2021

The overall market cap of cryptocurrencies hit $3.3 trillion on November 8th, according to CoinGecko, which monitors over 10,000 cryptocurrencies, thanks to the greater interest of traditional finance and investors, attracted by the strong rises in currencies. Bitcoin and ethereum account for over 40% and just under 20% of the market respectively.

09 novembre 2021

On October 19, ProShares, a premiere provider of ETFs, launched the first bitcoin-linked ETF in the United States (BITO). BITO’s launch will mark a milestone for ETFs.

19 octobre 2021