German Stock Exchange Launches Cryptocurrency Trading App

A subsidiary of Boerse Stuttgart brings cryptocurrency trading app to mass market, releasing BISON app in autumn 2018
14 April 2018   194

Börse Stuttgart (SWB) is a stock exchange in Germany, the second largest in the country and the ninth largest in Europe. Sowa Labs, a subsidiary of German retail investment exchange, Boerse Stuttgart, reportedly brings cryptocurrency trading app to the mass market, as it is going to release BISON app in autumn 2018.

BISON is an application which should make trading in digital currencies easy, and it will be the first cryptocurrency app in the world backed by traditional stock exchange.

With BISON, also registering and providing proof of identity is less complicated. Users can trade cryptocurrencies free of charge with the app.
 

Dr Ulli Spankowski

Managing Director, Sowa Labs

 With BISON activation for trading only takes a few minutes, there is no need for crypto wallets, and BISON does not charge any trading fees. Also it will have such feature as the Cryptoradar service, which "gives a general view of the market in and provides information on which cryptocurrencies are currently being discussed". 

Consensus 2018 summit to be held in New York City

4th annual blockchain technology summit - Consensus 2018, will take place in New York City on May 14-16
22 April 2018   37

CoinDesk has announced its 4th annual blockchain technology summit Consensus 2018 on May 14-16 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Along with the discussions on the blockchain technology, the event is going to feature a hackathon, PoW pitch competition and a scholarship award in a partnership with Zcash. Title sponsors of the event include bloq, Deloitte, Ledger, Octagon Strategy and SONM.

Consensus 2018 will feature 250+ speakers and 4,000+ attendees from the leading industry startups, investors, financial institutions, enterprise tech leaders, and academic and policy groups who are building the foundations of the blockchain and digital currency economy. Among the notable speakers there will be Blockstack co-founder Dr. Muneeb Ali, J.P.Morgan blockchain program lead Amber Baldet, eToro CEO and founder Yoni Assia, Hyperledger executive director Brian Behlendorf, ConsenSys founder Steve Cerveny, Athena Capital founder Meltem Demirors and many others.

The full 3-day agenda of the event can be found here.