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In one place, relevant information about what the people linked to Forctis will be doing, are doing or have done that might be of interest to you.

Paper published in the Journal of Cryptographic Engineering
August 24, 2022

Finally, after slightly over two years, the article "Design and implementation of a novel cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generator" by Di Mauro, Salazar (our CEO) and Scolnik (Advisory Board member) has been published in the latest issue of the Journal of Cryptographic Engineering (JCEN). The JCEN is one of the most prestigious, peer-reviewed academic journals in the field of applied and theoretical cryptography. It reinforces our commitment to rigorous research behind the development of our technologies, in this case a small but key component used by our NINA and be.fluid platforms. An online version is available from this link.

NINA platform POC is launched
August 22, 2022

We are excited to announce today that our platform NINA has been publicly launched. Still a POC, NINA has been in development for the past 18 months and is the next-generation technology for visual arts, whether on the blockchain and centralized platforms. It provides unique levels of protection to art investors and places in the hands of visual artists, perhaps for the first time, a rights management solution. Currently operating on the Polygon blockchain, NINA is a curated platform that focuses on contemporary and modern fine art, and is accessible through

Paper on CSPRNG by Di Mauro, Salazar and Scolnik
April 15, 2022

A revised version of the paper by Juan Di Mauro, Eduardo Salazar (our CEO) and Hugo Scolnik (Forctis' Advisory Board) has been uploaded and is accessible from our site (under the Resources tab) to those interested in some of the technical developments behind our technology. This paper focuses on cryptographically secure pseudo-random number generators (or CSPRNG) which is perhaps a small, but nevertheless critical, component behind the technology stack of be.fluid and Nina. The paper is undergoing its second peer-review round by the Journal of Cryptographic Engineering, one of the leading scholarly journals in cryptography.

NINA presented at NFT DEB 2021 Hackaton and Conference
November 28, 2021

On Friday 26 of November, our CEO Eduardo participated in a panel about The Legal and Ethical Framework of NFT Technology at the NFT DEB 2021 Generative Dimensions European Hackaton and Conference held in Debrecen, Hungary. Eduardo was joined in the panel by Alana Kushnir of GuestWorkAgency in Australia. It was a lively and enriching exchange, where Eduardo also had the opportunity for showcasing our Nina platform publicly, for the first time. It marked the start of the official roll-out process of NINA, to accelerate during December. We thank the organizers at NFT DEB for the invitation, in particular to Daniel Vaczi and Viola Lukacs.    

Media veteran Marcus Wilding joins our Advisory Board
August 02, 2021

It is with great pleasure to announce that Marcus Wilding, a renown European media executive, has joined Forctis' Advisory Board. Marcus will help shape and drive our media strategy, focusing on dissecting and interpreting our consumer journeys across different target audiences and markets, to better exploit the potential of different media vehicles in pushing forward our proposition. He is currently serving as Global Group EVP at PHD Media, part of the Omnicrom group, after a successful career now spanning over 30 years. Our team looks forward at working together with Marcus.

Forctis partners with iconic motorsports artist Enzo Naso
May 27, 2021

Today we announce that the renown Italian motorsports artist Enzo Naso has become an exclusive partner for the NINA platform. A mechanical engineer by profession who discovered a passion for painting in the mid to late 70s, Enzo's work is widely recognized amongst motorsports fans. He started collaborating with Ferrari in 1993, forging a solid relationship with the Maranello brand to become, over the years, into one of Ferrari’s most iconic artists. His art however spans collaborations with a wide array of motoring brands. We will be exclusively tokenizing a number of pieces of Enzo on NINA.

be.fluid Trade Mark approved by Swiss IGE
December 29, 2020

As the year 2020 draws to an end, we are pleased to announce that the Swiss Federal Institute for Intellectual Property has granted Forctis AG the rights to the Trade Mark be.fluid (under No. 757025) which is the commercial brand name of our asset tokenization platform. It is yet another landmark towards protecting our IP and commercial assets, as we are looking forward towards our launch in Q1 2020. Development and testing is proceeding at good pace during the final weeks, and despite the inconveniences thrown in by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. 

Arbiter writes about our platform in its November issue
November 18, 2020

Arbiter, the leading Italian magazine about luxury, in its November 2020 issue (No. 220, in its section "New Horizons" on pages 112-15) has published an interview with our Advisory Board member Luca Dondi to discuss everything about our forthcoming tokenization platform be.fluid and other facets of our initiative. Its sharp and lucid editorial line has given Arbiter a unique standing amongst the C-Suite of every luxury company in Italy and beyond, and a loyal following amongst a luxury-conscious audience. In a no-barrels hold interview, Luca has provided a good overview of our project. You will find a link to it here

Forctis unveils the new brand name for its Asset Tokenization platform
October 19, 2020

We have created a new digital token (ARES) and underlying protocol (ASM) to deliver a truly integrated, multi-asset digital ecosystem that will allow individuals and institutional players alike to manage both physical and financial assets in tokenized form. We are pleased to announce be.fluid, the new brand identity for our platform. By choosing this name we wanted to capture the spirit of evolution and the role that technology can play to empower people. In that sense, "fluid" conveys the idea of adaptability, and hence of evolution, "be fluid" becoming a call to action. Our new logo and isotype have been designed for Forctis by Valerii Baryshpolets.

Iosa Ghini Associati to partner with Forctis
October 09, 2020

We are incredibly proud to commence a partnership with Iosa Ghini Associati srl, a leading Italian architecture and design bureau, with a renown international presence and offices in Bologna, Milan and Miami. It was founded in 1990 by Massimo Iosa Ghini, a living icon of Italian architecture and design. A co-founder of the Bolidism movement, Iosa Ghini's work is characterized by its fluidity and futuristic tones, blending with his passion for sustainability that expresses itself through the innovative use of new materials and forms. Our partnership will be geared towards the co-creation, promotion and launch of tokenized assets in our platform.

Marc Bettinger becomes a Special Advisor to the Board
October 01, 2020

Due to family-driven circumstances, Marc Bettinger, one of Forctis' co-Founders, has decided to step down from his position in the Board of Directors from today. He becomes, with immediate effect, a Special Advisor to the Board. In such role, He will continue his steadfast support of the company by providing advice on operational matters, as we move towards our product launch. Marc has been and continues to be an inspiration to all of us, and we will heavily draw on his experience in the months ahead.

Forctis' signs a MoU with Flov Technologies AG
July 06, 2020

Continuing with our work towards consolidating a credible and sustainable launch in Q4 2020, Forctis has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Flov Technologies AG (Flovtec), a Swiss-based company specialized in liquidity provision for digital assets. Flovtec has received the Crypto Valley Blockchain Award 2019 and is placed as a Top 50 Blockchain company by CVVC and PwC Stategy&. Having a solid relationship since their launch, Forctis and Flovtec will work closely together towards ensuring a well-functioning secondary market for ARES tokens. 

Forctis' files its first technology patent
June 27, 2020

It's been some months since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing everyone to adjust to the new conditions imposed by the worldwide lockdowns. That said, at Forctis we've kept steadily working and we can now announce the filing of our first patent with the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (Ref. 00754/20) for a System and Method for Controlling Access to Tokens. This is a major step forward for us, after a preparation that took nearly 18 months. We wish to thank Rentsch Partner AG and in particular Dr Dany Vogel for their professionalism and hard work throughout a challenging and lengthy process.

Forctis' signs a MoU with Whiskey & Wealth Club
May 25, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Forctis and Whiskey & Wealth Club (W&WC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the adoption of our proprietary technology for the tokenization of Irish cask whiskey as investment. Whiskey has seen extraordinary gains over the last decade (564% appreciation over the last decade according to Knight Frank's 2020 Wealth Report) and both companies will work hand in hand towards launching in Q4 2020 our digital token as investment vehicle. We are also looking at integrating ARES to a synthetic (index-based) product and the launch of a high-end, rare whiskey by the W&WC, The Devils Keep.

Luca Dondi joins Forctis Advisory Board
January 02, 2020

It is a great pleasure to announce that Luca Dondi, a seasoned and renown professional in the luxury sector, has joined Forctis' Advisory Board. He will also actively manage our Partnerships, Content and Portfolio Strategy starting from 2020. Luca brings to Forctis his in-depth knowledge of the luxury sector. A great addition to our widely respected Advisory Board taking place at a key moment for our company, as we progress through the roll-out and testing of our platform and digital token ARES, which is posed to become the new standard for digital asset tokenization.

Forctis' presenting its (first iteration) MVP at European Events
December 16, 2019

At the same time our engineering team was quite busy working on our MVP (adding functionalities to its first version, launched in early November 2019) our CEO Eduardo has been showcasing it at the 11th FinTech Forum in Frankfurt on November 21 and at the Disrupt Network event in Zurich on December 12. The audience at both events was quite enthusiastic and engaged, and we had the opportunity to share our vision and progress towards launch in 2020. We are very grateful for being invited to present at both meetings, and look forward to a very active 2020 on the road.

Zurich Meetup at Trust Square
September 16, 2019

We had a great event at Trust Square in Zurich on September 12, when our CEO presented our pre-MVP to an engaged audience of circa 60 people. The opportunity allowed Eduardo to showcase the ARES token management dashboard and explain many of its unique, industry-leading features. The event, as usual, was followed by an Apero at Trust Square's terrace, providing an opportunity for the attendants to further engage with our team. Our CIO Gustavo Riesgo and Sergio Alvarez-Teleña, one of our Advisory Board members, came to Zurich for the occasion and had an active interaction with the audience. We're grateful to everyone for their participation.

Presentation in Zurich of our pre-MVP
August 22, 2019

Forctis AG will be hosting its third public meet-up at Zurich’s Trust Square hub on September 12. On this occasion, we will be providing a preview of our upcoming MVP (Minimum Viable Product) and highlight its main user-related features. In addition, we will take the opportunity to discuss the implementation of our cryptographic protocol and other salient aspects of our technology. It’s the last stage in the road-map towards a full operational deployment of our MVP, penciled for late October 2019. This is of course a free event, and tickets can be requested from this link

Forctis' new cryptographic protocol announced
August 01, 2019

Today, our team has achieved a significant milestone in our journey towards the development of our product suite, as they have successfully completed the initial testing phase of a proprietary symmetric encryption algorithm, displaying post-quantum (PQC) properties. The team has been led by Prof. Hugo Scolnik, a member of our Advisory Board and a renowned expert in the field. Our protocol has a complexity in the order of 2^4783, hence achieving a higher degree of security than known military grade encryption protocols, and doing so at speed. For more information you can download the Press Release using this link. 

Congatulations to Anton Golub's team at Flov Technologies
June 26, 2019

We wish to congratulate our Advisory Board member Anton, Emmanuel and the broader team at Flov Technologies AG for winning the Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC) Swiss Blockchain Investor Day 2019. SICTIC is a Switzerland based non-profit association that connects smart money investors to seed and early stage Internet startups. Flov Technologies is a financial technology company with a vision of a global peer-to-peer marketplace that utilizes distributed ledger technology as a settlement infrastructure. Onwards and upwards..!

The road to our MVP
June 21, 2019

It's been some months since our last news update, as work has been very intense. Our Engineering Team is moving both steadily and on-schedule to get v0.1 of our MVP ready by mid-August, as a first step towards its v0.2 version by mid-October; the versions will differ in the functionality of some features (v0.1 is a pure prototype; v0.2 should incorporate feedback from industry and academia). Our RC version is slated for March 2020. For those in Zurich, a meetup at Trust Square to showcase the MVP is planned for September 12. In the photo, Hugo discussing with the team implementation facets of our novel, quantum-proof crytographic protocol.

Simon Tobler to join Forctis Board of Directors
March 24, 2019

We're very pleased to announce that Simon Tobler, currently Head of Trading at Crypto Broker AG and member of its ExCo, will become part of our Board of Directors. Crypto Broker AG is one of the leading institutional brokerage companies in the crypto space, part of Crypto Finance AGHe was elected by the unanimous vote of the shareholders present in our AGM, representing 87.5% of the share capital in Forctis. Simon will no doubt make key contributions to our decision-making process, backed by his experience in the crypto sector and in finance in more general terms, the latter homed by a long track record in the banking industry.

Forctis first Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Zurich
March 23, 2019

On March 22 our first AGM took place at Trust Square in Zurich, followed by an Apéro. It was a great opportunity not only to provide an overview of 2018 and discuss our plans for 2019 (in the photo, our CEO Eduardo delivering the Board presentation) but also to meet with our shareholders. The nomination of a new member to Forctis' Board of Directors was also put forward for consideration. Following an affirmative vote, Simon Tobler, also a Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Trading of Crypto Broker AG will be joining our Board. Simon will provide his invaluable experience to help consolidate our positioning and growth plans.   

Eduardo to speak at the 2019 CV Summit in Zug
March 05, 2019

March 27 is the date for the 2019 CV Summit to be held in Zug, Switzerland. Our CEO will be talking about Stablecoins in an ad-hoc panel on the subject, under the heading 2019 - The year of the Stablecoins, looking at the landscape, drivers and prospects for this asset class. The CV Summit is a unique event held in the heart of Switzerland's Crypto Valley. Together with Swiss President Uli Maurer's attendance, it is expected to attract a large audience (over 1,000 attendants) and to showcase both the established and cutting-edge developments in the blockchain and cryptocurrency verticals.

Ivan joins Verizon Media as Chief Business Officer
March 04, 2019

We're incredibly pleased to announce that our Advisory Board member Ivan Markman has been appointed Chief Business Officer for Verizon Media, the re-branding of the company previously known as Oath Inc. and a subsidiary of the American multinational conglomerate Verizon that serves as the umbrella company of its digital platforms. With brands like Yahoo, AOL, HuffPost and TechCrunch, Verizon Media is set to transform how people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact. We take this opportunity to send our best wishes to Ivan in his new challenge.

Forctis in the 2019 IFZ FinTech Study
February 28, 2019

Forctis is quite happy to have been asked to participate in the 2019 IFZ FinTech Study, the fourth review of the Swiss FinTech sector conducted by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts under the direction of Prof. Dr. Thomas Ankenbrand. The results of the study indicate the continued strong growth and increasing importance of the Swiss FinTech sector, of which Forctis is an active player. The full report can be freely accessed through this link

The year ahead in 2019
February 04, 2019

We've started 2019 on a roll and we're looking forward to it being a transformational year for Forctis. Besides recently completing a successful funding round we're working simultaneously on multiple fronts towards product readiness in H2 2019. We're doubling-up on our work on research, product development, progressing in our discussions towards launching a real-world use case this year or latest Q1 2020, welcoming new members to our team and to our Board. Our first AGM (Annual General Meeting) is due to take place at Trust Square in Zurich on March 22.  

Sergio speaking at the IADB sponsored conference on Algorithmization
December 06, 2018

Our AB member Sergio was invited to Uruguay by the Fundacion Astur (founded and presided by the former ECLAC Executive Secretary, former Minister for Foreign Relations of Uruguay and former IADB President Enrique V. Iglesias) to deliver the closing speech at an international conference on Algorithmization: AI as an Opportunity for Inclusive Development in Latin America. The event was co-sponsored by the IADB and the Fundacion Astur. Sergio took the opportunity to deliver his vision on the opportunities and challenges posed by AI and his presence was widely acknowledged by the press, through press and TV interviews.  

Forctis second Meetup at Trust Square in Zurich
November 30, 2018

We recently hosted our second Meetup at Trust Square in Zurich, aimed at providing an update on our steady progress on multiple fronts (e.g. technology development, use cases, potential partnerships). Our CEO Eduardo took the stage to also comment on his recent participation in the C20 Bitcoin+Blockchain Conference in Buenos Aires (panel on Stablecoins) and the Blockchain Leadership Summit in Basel (panel on Tokenomics). The audience, as ever, was engaged and we were pleased by the outcome. We're therefore looking forward to organise a third Meetup, which we plan to schedule at some point during Q1 2019.  

Eduardo at the Blockchain Leadership Summit in Basel
November 26, 2018

Our CEO Eduardo participated on a panel on Blockchain and Tokenomics at the Blockchain Leadership Summit that took place in Basel between November 23-24, 2018. It was a great opportunity, once again, to share Forctis' vision at this major industry event, where Eduardo shared the stage with Tom Trowbridge (Hedera HashGraph), Makoto Takemiya (Soramitsu), Max Lyadvinsky (Bloomio) and Denis Dovgopoliy (UCommunity) under the moderation of Artem Tolkachev (Sputnik DLT).

Our CEO Eduardo at the C20 event in Argentina
November 17, 2018

Forctis has been present during the C20 event in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at a panel about Stablecoins that was widely expected by the audience. Organised by Cripto247, the conference became the largest Bitcoin and Blockchain event (measured both by attendance and number of companies and organisations represented) ever assembled in the Spanish speaking world. A great opportunity for our CEO Eduardo to deliver Forctis' vision and engage in a lively debate about this booming vertical in the cryptocurrency space alongside Max Carjuzaa (Money on Chain) and Ramon Lafee (Emergent Technology).

Forctis present at a Stablecoin-focused trade event in London
October 26, 2018

Our CEO Eduardo has just returned from a conference under the lemma Stablecoins: Collaboration Towards Mass Adoption organised by Stable.Report in London's Reform Club and Army & Navy Club. Quite a valuable opportunity to exchange experiences, viewpoints, for exploring partnerships with other players in this field, engage with investors and overall not only to contribute as a panelist but also for keeping abreast of the developments in the Stablecoin (or as some would perhaps appropriately argue, "stabilised coins") domain. In addition, Forctis will become a founding member of the Stablecoin Foundation.

Eduardo to integrate a Panel on Stablecoins at C20 Conference in Buenos Aires
October 02, 2018

As we approach the end of 2018 we have some further news about our participation in events. This time Eduardo will be heading to Buenos Aires to join a Panel discussing Stablecoins during the C20 Conference on November 16-17 sponsored by Cripto247. With already 3,700 participants registered and hosting high calibre speakers and panelists, it will become the largest Spanish-speaking event to have ever taken place debating the latest trends and the future of the blockchain and DLT in a wider sense. A great opportunity to be able to deliver our vision in a region that is leading crypto adoption worldwide.

Presentation of Forctis at Trust Square in Zurich
September 13, 2018

Last night, in front of a very engaged and motivated audience, our CEO Eduardo presented Forctis in Trust Square, Zurich's vibrant Blockchain hub and start-up incubator. It was planned to be a 45 min. presentation but ended up being a 2 hour "passionate and thought provoking" exposition followed by great questions from the audience. We wish to thank everyone for their time and interest. For those who didn't make it, a (slightly edited) copy of the deck has been uploaded in the resources area of the website.

Sergio interviewed by XL Semanal
September 11, 2018

Our Advisory Board member Sergio was recently interviewed by XLSemanal, the leading Spanish current affairs magazine, to talk about the algorithmic strategies that can be used to influence people on Social Media. Most of Sergio's insights come from his experience on algorithmic trading and his own research at SciTheWorld. For example, Sergio's latest work has focused on Twitter bots and the analysis of their behaviour to attempt influence the market price of a number of cryptocurrencies.

Eduardo in Econsultancy report on Blockchain for marketers
August 30, 2018

Digital consultancy firm Econsultancy released today a freely available Best Practice guide by Sean Donnelly about "Demystifying Blockchain: Guidelines for Marketers" featuring contributions from leading industry practitioners, including our CEO Eduardo Salazar. Econsultancy provides leading brands with support from setting strategy and planning, to applying best practice and learning, as well as profile building and networking in digital business, marketing and e-commerce. This report is aimed at marketers to equip them with the knowledge they need to evaluate blockchain use cases and make informed decisions about them.

Leading political scientist Luis Tonelli joins Forctis' Advisory Board
July 24, 2018

Luis Tonelli, one of the most renown Argentine political scientists of his generation, has today joined Forctis' Advisory Board. He works as Senior Advisor to a number of Argentine provincial and local governments, writes about politics in the press and is regularly invited to comment on current affairs in the Argentine radio and TV. Luis is also full tenured professor of Comparative Politics in the Department of Political Science of the University of Buenos Aires. His hands-on experience in dealing with political institutions becomes invaluable towards implementing our platform to real use cases that seek to positively influence the lives of real people. 

Anton Golub speaking at the Blockchain Partners Summit
July 20, 2018

Anton has been invited to the 2018 Blockchain Partners Summit in Seoul, South Korea, to integrate a live panel (alongside Hen Yi, Binance co-founder, plus other notable speakers) about a "blockchain-empowered future" and more generally, to provide his perspective about the future of crypto. For more information about the speakers and topics covered in this event please refer to the agenda section in their website.

Hugo's autobiography in the AAPC series on prestigious Argentine scientists
June 21, 2018

Hugo has been asked to contribute a review of his journey through life and science for the AAPC (Asociacion Argentina Para el Progreso de las Ciencias) series on "Autobiographies of Prestigious Argentine Scientists" that appeared as Issue 6, Number 2 (2018) under the title "Half a Century in Applied Mathematics (Optimisation, Models, Cryptography)." The article (in Spanish) is freely downloadable. The AAPC is an NGO founded in 1933 by the Argentine Nobel Prize laureate in medicine Bernardo Houssay as a precursor to CONICET, and is the leading voice of the Argentine scientific community.

Technology industry veteran Iván Markman joins Forctis' Advisory Board
May 31, 2018

We are greatly pleased to announce that Iván Markman, a seasoned professional in the technology sector (across marketing, media and consumer analytics; AI and emerging technologies) has joined Forctis' Advisory Board. He is currently a Senior Advisor at Abundant Venture Partners and a Special Advisor to the CEO and Board of Directors of comScore, Inc., a leading American media measurement and analytics company. Iván brings to the table his unrivalled knowledge of the technology landscape having been engaged in Senior roles, at the forefront of the industry, for 20+ years.

Anton Golub featured in Deutsche Bank's "Thoughts of the Week" series
May 25, 2018

Can the blockchain bring complete democracy into finance? Hear what our Advisory Board member Anton has to say in the "Thoughts of the Week" series curated by Deutsche Bank. To access Anton's video please use this link. Other videos from the "Thoughts of the Week" series can be accessed from Deutsche Bank's dedicated YouTube channel

Hugo Scolnik to present his team research on time series forecasting
May 24, 2018

On May 28, our Advisory Board member Hugo and his team (Rodrigo Castro, Santiago Laplagne, Daniel Foguelman and Alejandro Danos) will be presenting their work on "Advances in Time Series Forecasting" at a special IIEP-BAIRES Research Seminar. If you want to know more about the IIEP follow this link. Hugo and team will be discussing VAR (vector autoregression) models, which have become the "bread and butter" in much econometric work, and then introduce novel alternatives to include non-linear structures using robust non-linear optimization methods and regularisation techniques.

Anton Golub at Quant Minds Conference
May 18, 2018

Our Advisory Board member Anton gave a talk on "Cryptocurrencies - An Emergent Asset Class" at Quant Minds, the world's leading quantitative finance conference, that took place in Lisbon between May 14-18. Anton's was the first-ever session on crypto at Quant Minds, where he talked about cryptocurrencies as a new asset class, explaining in detail blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies as an investment vehicle, realities, and challenges.

Anton Golub interviewed by Hannah Wise for CNN Money
May 10, 2018

Anton Golub, one of our Advisory Board members, spoke yesterday to Hannah Wise in a live interview for CNN Money Switzerland about the challenges facing the banking industry and where the disruption is coming from. "The same way the Internet transformed the way we exchange information, Blockchain will transform the way we exchange assets." The interview can be accessed from the following CNN link.

Forctis in the Swiss FinTech Startup Map by e-foresight
May 09, 2018

Forctis has been included in the May 2018 edition of the Swiss FinTech Startup Map compiled by the Think Tank e-foresight, a research unit set up by Swisscom to recognise, monitor and analyse trends as well as behavioural and technology developments in the global financial sector and digital ecosystem. Of the 232 companies nowadays making the Swiss FinTech ecosystem, Forctis has been included as one of the 36 startups engaged in the "blockchain application" space. More information about the FinTech Startup Map is available here, from where you can also download a free copy.

Forctis in a Article on Price Volatility
May 03, 2018

Matthew Allen, Zurich bureau chief for (the digital news portal of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation) has published an article by the title Will price volatility be the death of bitcoin? where he analyses the impact of bitcoin price volatility (and that of cryptocurrencies, in more general terms) on acceptance, also commenting on the Stablecoin projects currently under development in Switzerland, Forctis' GenS being one of them.

On Money's Intrinsic Value
April 28, 2018

Our CEO Eduardo retakes the discussion about money’s role in a new blog post discussing whether fiat currencies do, in fact, have any intrinsic value. This debate is certainly not new and has deeply permeated in everyday talk (highly infused by ideology, rather than theory) amongst crypto-enthusiasts. It’s a scaled-down version of the content already presented in Part I of our White Paper (available from our resources page) and a recommended read for anyone having an interest in token economics.  

Oliver Wyman appoints Sergio Alvarez Teleña as Senior Advisor
April 20, 2018

We're very happy to announce that one of our Advisory Board members, Sergio, has been appointed as Senior Advisor by Oliver Wyman, becoming the youngest ever advisor in the history of the company. Sergio will be setting out the strategic steps needed to optimally on-board digitization at a corporate level for Oliver Wyman and its clients, with a specific focus in the financial services vertical. 

An Introduction to Altcoins
March 19, 2018

Marc, one of our Directors, delivered a talk about Alternative Cryptocurrencies (or Altcoins, as they are usually known) at the EY Auditorium in Zurich, in an event sponsored by the Bitcoin Association Switzerland. Designed as an entry level seminar, Marc spoke about the history of Altcoins, the differences between Coins and Tokens, explained what POW and POS are, provided examples of different generations of Altcoins, and more. The video of Marc's talk is available here.   

Anton Golub at the World Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Summit
January 27, 2018

Anton, a member of our Advisory Board, will be speaking at the WBC Summit in Moscow. The Summit brings together key figures in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space that are shaping the global digital agenda and driving positive changes in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sphere. More information is available through this link and hashtag #WBCSummit