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Technological innovation, a key factor in the increase in regulatory requirements for GFIs

Back to news “Technological innovation, a key factor in the increase in regulatory requirements for GFIs” Philippe Perles, NOVEO Conseil With its latest communiqués announcing the authorisation of the 3rd registration body and the 5th supervisory body (SB), FINMA fulfilled its contract on schedule. The institutional prerequisites for the implementation of the Financial Institutions Act …
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Blockchain Chronicle #3 – The blockchain, risk or opportunity for employment?

Back to news Blockchain Chronicle #3 – The blockchain, risk or opportunity for employment? Camille Ernoult Blockchain chronicle. 90% of those interviewed consider it as a job-creating opportunity.Given the changing economic and technological landscape, digital skills are increasingly in demand. For several years now, we have been hearing a lot about the blockchain technology that …
the 1st blockchain platform dedicated to compliance

Wecan Comply announces that Pictet, Lombard Odier, Edmond de Rothschild, Hyposwiss and REYL join the 1st blockchain platform dedicated to compliance

Back to news Blockchain Chronicle #3 – The blockchain, risk or opportunity for employment? Innovation to guarantee the best regulatory standards With the entry into force of the LSFin and LEFin laws on 1 January 2020, banks and independent asset managers have had to cope with the increasing number and complexity of regulations. The Wecan …
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Vincent Pignon, Wecan Group: « The blockchain will lighten the daily life of managers»

Back to news Vincent Pignon, Wecan Group: «The blockchain will lighten the daily life of managers» Vincent Pignon, Founder & CEO Wecan Group Wecan Comply is a platform designed to facilitate data sharing between independent managers and custodian banks. On the one hand, it enables independent managers to simplify their compliance procedures with their custodian …
The blockchain for conformity in luxury​

The blockchain for conformity in luxury​

Back to news The blockchain for conformity in luxury The luxury sector is constantly looking for innovation. And the blockchain is one of the most promising avenues. Richemont with Vacheron Constantin, LVMH with Louis Vuitton and Kering with Ulysse Nardin have launched initiatives to combat counterfeiting using this technology. But the blockbuster tracks to be …
Geneva Management Group expands in real estate and asset management

Le Temps – Geneva Management Group expands in real estate and asset management

Back to news Le Temps – Geneva Management Group expands in real estate and asset management Dave Elzas, director Geneva Management Group, Genève — © Eddy Mottaz for Le Temps In total, GMG has “a few hundred clients, including about twenty family offices, i.e. families who follow the group throughout its investments”, says the managing …
BFM Business – Switzerland’s response to the crisis

[VIDEO] BFM Business – Switzerland’s response to the crisis

Back to news [VIDEO] BFM Business – Switzerland’s response to the crisis On Tuesday 23rd June, Vincent Pignon, founder and CEO of Wecan Group, member of FrenchFounders, took an interest in the management of the health crisis in Switzerland in the programme Inside presented by Karine Vergniol and Stéphanie Coleau on BFM Business. Inside can …
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MEDIUM – Tokenization: From Lab to Market

Back to news MEDIUM – Tokenization: From Lab to Market Blockchain aims to transform the 21st century by the way we exchange information. The technology is immutable, auditable, transparent and allows to reduce the number of intermediaries. By having a secured and trustable distributed ledger it can bring value to transactions, therefore allowing to exchange …
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Blockchain & Intellectual Property

Back to news Blockchain & Intellectual Property From Lab to Market.   Blockchain technology is immutable, auditable, transparent and allows to reduce the number of intermediaries. Different types of data can be logged to a blockchain, from transaction information to photos, videos and design documents, therefore its use cases are numerous.   For the second edition of …
Education and Training facing Blockchain Technology

Chronique Blockchain #2 – Education and Training facing Blockchain Technology

Back to news Chronique Blockchain #2 – Education and Training facing Blockchain Technology According to a report published by Linkedin earlier this year, blockchain will be the most sought-after skill by employers in 2020 and these profiles are in high demand. Understanding the challenges of technology considered the most promising technology of the 21st century …
Radio Lac – Let’s talk economics

[VIDEO] Radio Lac – Let’s talk economics – Wecan Group presentation

Back to news [VIDEO] Radio Lac – Let’s talk economics – Wecan Group presentation To hear Wecan Group’s presentation directly, advance the video to 22:10 min. Share: Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Radio Lac – Parlons économie, 27.02.2020 At Wecan, it all starts with a coffee Let’s find …
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[VIDEO] Greater Geneva Bern Area – Fintech Switzerland: Panorama, specificities and vision

Back to news [VIDEO] Greater Geneva Bern Area – Fintech Switzerland: Panorama, specificities and vision https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slVo0qNsu6o&feature=youtu.be “Vincent Pignon, presented the fintech and blockchain panorama in Switzerland and illustrated the country’s competitive advantages in this sector at Ambassade de Suisse in Paris during the event Fintech “Swiss Made”.” Share: Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter …
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MEDIUM – Blockchain & Intellectual Property – From Lab to Market

Back to news MEDIUM – Blockchain & Intellectual Property – From Lab to Market Blockchain technology is immutable, auditable, transparent and allows to reduce the number of intermediaries. Different types of data can be logged to a blockchain, from transaction information to photos, videos and design documents, therefore its use cases are numerous.     …
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Chronicle Blockchain #1 – Tokenization: what challenges before adoption in our daily lives?

Back to news Chronique Blockchain #1 – Tokenization: what challenges before adoption in our daily lives? Distributed registry technology promises a revolution in exchange, moving from a centralized exchange of information to a decentralized peer-to-peer exchange of valuable transactions, stored digitally and securely.   Finance is thus one of the most obvious areas for the …
Wecan Accelerate announces the launch of its specialized e-learning offer

Wecan Accelerate announces the launch of its specialized e-learning offer on the Libra blockchain, with Wecan Accelerate certification. ​

Back to news Wecan Accelerate announces the launch of its specialized e-learning offer on the Libra blockchain, with Wecan Accelerate certification. ​ At CREA Digital Day, the blockchain accelerator specialized on Libra, announced the launch of two e-learning offers to enable organizations to create robust applications on the Libra blockchain. They will aim to promote …
Western Switzerland for Blockchain Companies

[Video] Greater Geneva Bern Area – Western Switzerland for Blockchain Companies

Back to news [VIDEO] Western Switzerland for blockchain companies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WenO59W6vX8 “On the occasion of the launch event of the Western Chapter of the Crypto Valley Association, Mr Jérôme Bailly, Chair of the Western Chapter of the Crypto Valley Association, Mr Ilya Volkov, CEO and Co-Founder of YouHodler, Mr Dominique Goy, Managing Partner & Board Member …
The Capelli real estate group closes its first tokenisation operation

The Capelli real estate group closes its first tokenisation operation with Wecan Tokenize

Back to news The Capelli real estate group closes its first tokenisation operation with Wecan Tokenize “The Capelli real estate group, with more than 40 years of experience and recognized for its ability to innovate, has carried out its first tokenization operation to finance part of the property development of the Domaine d’Hestia in Saint …
Wecan Group and WISeKey

Wecan Group, a blockchain venture builder and WISeKey, a leader in the field of cybersecurity, blockchain and IoT, announce strategic partnership

Back to news Wecan Group, a blockchain venture builder and WISeKey, a leader in the field of cybersecurity, blockchain and IoT, announce strategic partnership WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey”, NASDAQ: WKEY, SIX: WIHN), a leading cybersecurity and IoT company, and Wecan Group, a Geneva based blockchain venture builder, announced a strategic partnership to join forces …
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[VIDEO] BFM Business – Asset tokenization will revolutionize real estate buying ?

Back to news [VIDEO] BFM Business – Asset tokenization will revolutionize real estate buying ? “The tokenization of assets will revolutionize real estate purchasing. It is a change that manifests itself through the shift from credit cards to smartphone payment. A digital copy of the real estate asset will be created and divided into digital …
Geneva showcases its Fintech Hub

Geneva showcases its Fintech Hub – Fintech Morning

Back to news Geneva showcases its Fintech Hub – Fintech Morning The first World Chambers of Commerce Day in Geneva honoured the fintech ecosystem in Geneva and French-speaking Switzerland. Generally speaking, the Swiss market is growing rapidly with 345 companies registered in the sector. A figure that has more than doubled in three years. Share: …
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[VIDEO] WECAN TOKENIZE – Digitize your investment

[VIDEO] WECAN TOKENIZE – Digitize your investment “All you ever wanted to know on tokenization ! In this video we explain what is Wecan Tokenize, a platform dedicated to real estate assets tokenization.” Share : Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Wecan Tokenize – Youtube channel
Wecan Tokenize annouces the succes of its  first listings for an amount of 11 millions euros

Wecan Tokenize annouces the succes of its first listings for an amount of 11 millions euros​

Wecan Tokenize annouces the succes of its first listings for an amount of 11 millions euros Wecan Tokenize, a specialist in blockchain solutions for real estate, has just completed a first transaction on its platform for €11 million, issued in digital tokens. Officially launched in early October, the platform has completed in just a few …
Wecan Group, Capelli and Geneva Management Group launch their tokenization platform

Wecan Group, Capelli and Geneva Management Group launch their tokenization platform, Wecan Tokenize

Back to news Wecan Group, Capelli and Geneva Management Group launch their tokenization platform, Wecan Tokenize “Wecan Group, the venture builder specializing in blockchain, real estate development group Capelli and the multi-financial services company Geneva Management Group, have joined forces to create Wecan Tokenize, their tokenization platform dedicated to the real estate sector. Their ambition? …
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Wecan Group is pleased to annouce a partnership with Libra to support the launch of Wecan Accelerate

Back to news Wecan Group is pleased to annouce a partnership with Libra to support the launch of Wecan Accelerate The new entity, Wecan Accelerate, offers blockchain acceleration programs to enable companies to anticipate the adoption of this technology. Wecan Accelerate is now launching a competence platform, as well as blockchain acceleration programs for companies. …
Geneva-based training course to teach the ropes of the Facebook blockchain

Geneva-based training course to teach the ropes of the Facebook blockchain

Back to news Geneva-based training course to teach the ropes of the Facebook blockchain The CREA school and fintech Wecan announce an alliance with Libra, an association initially created by Facebook, for their next flight of the cycle certifying Stratégie Blockchain. Vincent Pignon will be one of the speakers of the mentioned professionalization course; Bertrand …
A struggle for a universal blockchain is taking place in Switzerland

A struggle for a universal blockchain is taking place in Switzerland

Back to news A struggle for a universal blockchain is taking place in Switzerland This technology allows Internet users to instantly exchange information, goods and services without going through a third party authority. Contracts are engraved on the blockchain using “tokens”. Businesses are paid in digital currencies, issued on the blockchain. “This system will make …
SSCF partners with Wecan

SSCF partners with Wecan

Back to news SSCF partners with Wecan Dimitri Rusca is now partnering with WeCan.Fund, the crowdfunding site set up by Vincent Pignon – guru of “blockchain” technology in Geneva – in order to offer professional investors the opportunity to participate directly in the financing of a boat.” Share: Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter …
KAPAW – The stakes of the Blockchain

[Video] KAPAW – The stakes of the Blockchain

Back to news [VIDEO] Leman Bleu – Geneva Blockchain Congress https://www.wecangroup.ch/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/tO8Jvu9OZYMOQvCa.mp4What’s the blockchain? How does it work? In collaboration with Kapaw, Vincent Pignon, CEO of Wecan and director of the CREA blockchain program, explains the stakes and perspectives of this revolution, often compared to the web of the late 90s. Share: Share on facebook Facebook …
Wecan presents wine tracking solution

Wine on the blockchain – Wecan presents wine tracking solution

Back to news Wine on the blockchain Wecan presents wine tracking solution Supply chain tracking is one of the most promising use cases of blockchain technology. Geneva-based Wecan presented a tracking solution that aims at improving wine supply chain provenance and ownership documentation. Share: Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin …
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[Video] CNN Money  – Geneva Fintech Wecan mixes wine with blockchain at Vivatech

Back to news [VIDEO] CNN MONEY – Geneva Fintech Wecan mixes Wine with Blockchain at Vivatech Geneva fintech firm Wecan is showcasing its blockchain wine solution at the Swiss Pavilion of VivaTech 2019 in Paris. It aims to trace the wine you drink from the vineyard to the table. Share: Share on facebook Facebook Share …
Wecan awarded by Digital Switzerland

An application from Wecan, under its new entity, awarded on Monday by Digital Switzerland. With the canton of Valais

Back to news An application from Wecan, under its new entity, awarded on Monday by Digital Switzerland. With the canton of Valais The technology of smart contracts, based on the blockchain of the Geneva holding company Wecan (ex WeCan.Fund) for the improvement of the certification system for guides in the canton of Valais, was unveiled …
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WeCan.Fund changes name to Wecan

Back to news WeCan.Fund changes name to Wecan The world is undergoing profound upheaval with the emergence of the blockchain. Characterized by tokenization and the development of decentralized solutions, distributed registry technology challenges social, economic and technological fundamentals. In order to accompany this transition and to create together the ideas of the future, WeCan.Fund, building …
Swiss SMEs are discovering blockchain

From winegrowers to mountain guides, Swiss SMEs are discovering blockchain

Back to news From winegrowers to mountain guides, Swiss SMEs are discovering blockchain The blockchain can be used to validate information, summarizes Vincent Pignon CEO of WeCan.Fund: “by adding a QR code on the label of a bottle of wine, we can ensure the traceability of the product, by giving access to the MSDS of …
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Fintech WeCan.Fund innovates in the wine business

Back to news Fintech WeCan.Fund innovates in the wine business The Geneva-based start-up, a pioneer in virtual currency and crowdfunding solutions, launches WeCanWine, a product based on the blockchain allowing the monitoring of the manufacturing and sales process of wine bottles. Share: Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn SEE …
WeCan Fund announces a 7-digit financing round to drive its growth

WeCan.Fund announces a 7-digit financing round to drive its growth

Back to news WeCan.Fund announces a 7-digit financing round to drive its growth Wecan.Fund, announces a 7-digit financing round with the Capelli Real Estate Group, Hyposwiss Bank, the Request Network Foundation, a reference in the blockchain ecosystem, the communication company Buxum, and the Wecan.Fund. and private investors.     First Geneva-based company to contribute digital …
Vincent Pignon conference at the Centre Patronal

[Video] Blockchain, use cases ? Vincent Pignon’s conference at the Centre Patronal

Back to news [VIDEO] Blockchain, use cases ? Vincent Pignon’s conference at the Centre Patrona Player is loading…Doctor Vincent Pignon is a member of the teaching staff at the Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève (HEG) – University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO). He is a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University and conducts several …

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