Category: Germany

The Tapscotts Take Their Blockchain Research Institute Into Europe

Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), the education and innovation hub founded by father-and-son tech evangelists Don and Alex Tapscott, has opened a European arm. Announced Wednesday, Blockchain Research Institute Europe (BRIE) launches in partnership with Blockwall, an independent venture capital...

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Germany’s Crypto Custody Law Hits a Snag: Startups Can’t Get Bank Accounts

While more than 40 banks have reportedly expressed interest in Germany’s new crypto custody license, those firms may still have to put up with an anti-crypto sentiment among German banks. “If you try to open a bank account for...

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German Startup Pitches Decentralized ID for Prescription Pickup During COVID-19

Berlin-based blockchain startup Spherity has developed a decentralized identity prototype that would help people get the medicines they need while maintaining proper social distance. “We see a big opportunity when it comes to social distancing to get decentralized ID...

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