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Corona pandemic ! Swiss Crypto Valley may shrink by 90% due to Corona restrictions, warns Swiss Blockchain Federation

Nearly 90 percent of Swiss blockchain companies don't expect to survive the pandemic without help from the government, threatening more than 3'000 jobs across the country, according to an industry group.
"It could be that Crypto Valley becomes a Death Valley," said Lorenz Furrer, vice president of the Swiss Blockchain Federation.

Swiss Startups & Startup Top 100

Things change quickly ! Swiss startups & companies in the Crypto Valley change over time, sometimes quicker than I can update this page, so keep yourself up to date with the following services:

- startup.ch - startup.ch
- top100startups - top100startups.swiss

Events & Companies (extract)

- University of Zürich Blockchain Graduation - uzh.ch/.../blockchain - Graduation Party @ CV Labs Zug - CAS Advanced Studies in Blockchain 2019 - Celebration of the new graduates of smart contracts, enterprise blockchains, blockchain platforms, blockchain architectures, cryptocurrencies and data protection.

- aeternity - aeternity.com - Micro-block latency blockchain with oracles, less attack vectors, lower computing costs, advanced-state-channels, for scalable and secure smart contracts and real-life decentralized aepplications coded in Erlang: identity, wallet, notary, adress book, messenger, social aepps and voting. UruguaiCan, Lighthouse, Homeport, Ground-Station-as-a-Service GSaaS, CrypticLegends.

- Aragon - aragon.org - Create a DAO in only five minutes ! Aragon using Aragon Network Token ANT gives internet communities unprecedented power to organize around shared values and resources. ANT holders play a key role in shaping Aragon's future by governing protocol parameters and upgrades. Join the ANT community and help shape the future of human coordination.

- Aragon One - aragon.one - Swiss crypto-valley-based company formed by the founders of the Aragon project, building the tools and community necessary for the project to succeed. Fully open-source. Remote team and talents, focus driven, dynamic for increased individual leverage. Salaries are paid in DAI, a decentralized stablecoin on the Ethereum blockchain.

- BiCoSpi Python Bitcoin Spider

- Bitcoin Association - bitcoin.association - Swiss active community of enthusiasts with regular events, try to resolve open legal questions, and educate the public by providing a contact point for media inquiries. As an Association, we want to pave the way for Bitcoin to flourish and unfold its full potential. A huge variety of Partner Organisations involved.

- Bitcoin Suisse - bitcoinsuisse.com - For more than six years we have empowered our clients through pioneering crypto-financial services. Payments, Buy & Sell Cryptocurrencies, Stablecoins, Custody, Staking, Tokenization, Prime Brokerage, Collateralized Lending,...

- BitFury - bitfury.com - Full-stack soft- & hardware, ultra-low voltage ASIC chips, Bitfury Engine, High Performance Computing & Artificial Intelligence with Exonum, Crystal, Peach Wallet, Surround, BlackBox AC, Immersion Cooling, Data Centers, and much more.

- BlockSport - blocksport.io - The next generation sport platform shaping the future of sports. Fully serviced white-label mobile app solution for your eSports club directly connected to the fan community including including fundraising, rewarding, consumption, gamification, communication and more.

- BlockX Labs - blockxlabs.com - Distributed systems create absolute trust. BlockX Labs software developers build professional tools & products on private and public blockchains for web 3.0 solutions. Software Consulting, Recruitment Services, Software Development, Training.

- Cardano - cardano.org - The first 3rd-generation Blockchain Ecosystem and Smart Contract Platform to evolve out of a scientific philosophy and a research-first driven approach, fully open source.

- ChainSafe - chainsafe.io - ChainSafe develops open-source blockchain solutions and builds the next generation of web infrastructure in Go, Rust and Javascript made by contributors all over the world. Successful projects lodestar, gossamer, forest, ethermint, ChainBridge and besu have been delivered.

- Chainanalysis - chainalysis.com - Know Your Transaction, KYT ! Understand what's happening on blockchains. Chainanalysis creates transparency for a global economy built on blockchains, enabling banks, business, and governments to have a common understanding of how people use cryptocurrency. Provider of blockchain data, blockchain analysis, compliance tools, investigation tools and education to government agencies, exchanges, and financial institutions across 40 countries.

- ChainWork - chainwork.com - A network that drives efficiency in innovation. In the highly fragmented Swiss startup ecosystem, Chainwork is a consolidated network of innovative leaders and pioneers. Physically, we are a Swiss-based tech-hub in Zürich Seefeld, but more than that - we are a dedicated team, pro-actively connecting our network with relevant opportunities to generate value.

- ChainWorks - chainworks.com - Enterprise Blockchain Consultancy firm formed with the mission to enable the adoption of Blockchain in Enterprise, while serving the needs of the nascent ICO industry. Chainworks introducing Nodalytics to unlock multi-chain, public or private blockchain data and harness it for network monitoring, search, business analytics or data integration. Loyakk and Thought Network.

- ChainX - chainx.org - ChainX (PCX) - Breaking the barriers of assets between blockchains and building a public chain ecology of multi-currency integration. ChainX transforms inter-chain assets in a standard way. Any chain can have asset interoperability with all other chains as long as it establishes a connection with ChainX.

- Centrifuge - centrifuge.io - The Operating System for the Financial Supply Chain. Centrifuge is an open, decentralized platform to connect the global financial supply chain. It allows any business to transact while maintaining ownership of their data, including their validated company details, their reputation, business relationships, and subsequent transactions.

- Cool Kids on the Blockchain - cvevents.ch (check here for updates) - Celebrate decentralized thinkers, investors, researchers & academics, startup founders, crypto enthusiasts, corporates, ecosystem supporters, interested high profile individuals and policy makers.

- Cryptix - cryptix.ag - Full-service provider for digital payment solutions and idea realization. Business consulting, company funding, infrastructure management, HR, financials & controlling, tokenomics, legal services, token frameworks, obtaining fintech licenses, blockchain projects, DLT projects, data protection, IT services, blockchain solutions, DLT solutions, payment solutions and cloud, mobile apps, web apps.

- Crypto Crime Unit Swiss Police

- Crypto Valley - cvvc.com/cryptovalley - Crypto Valley is the name coined for the forward-thinking region that spans from the canton and city of Zug, Switzerland to Lichtenstein. From its favorable tax laws, legal stability, a penchant for experimentation, the crypto community has found a natural home in the region. Even before the launch of Bitcoin, the region has welcomed many multinational companies for the same reasons. With a tradition of financial prestige and a growing network of legal service providers, the emergent blockchain movement quickly caught on to these advantages too. With over 800 prominent blockchain projects based in the Crypto Valley, this legacy of innovation will be carried on long into the future.

- CV Labs - cvvc.com - Blockchain is more than technology ! CV Labs offers startups and entrepreneurs two primary services, the CV Labs Incubator and CV Labs Coworking space.

- DAO - believers of DAO

- ditCraft - ditcraft.io - DAO-based software development - Boost your Software Testing - Testing your code is an important, yet often underestimated task - so let our experts support you! Learn how to perfectly structure your testing process to be on par with industry leaders like Google, Netflix and Facebook.

- Ethereum - ethereum.org - Ether cryptocurrency and Ethereum Virtual Machine, Ethereum platform & operating system featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality, supporting a modified version of Nakamoto consensus via transaction-based state transitions.

- Exonum by Bitfury - exonum.com - Exonum blockchain-as-a-service solution. Rust & Node.js based blockchain framework (Exonum Core and Java Binding) and byzantine fault tolerant protocol for blockchains that allows governments building secure permissioned blockchain applications and wallets for Asset Management, Identity Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Auditing, and more.

- GUILD - details coming soon

- Hyperledger - hyperledger.org - Gigantic umbrella project by the Linux Foundation for the collaborative development of blockchain-based frameworks, tools, libraries and distributed ledgers for enterprise-grade blockchain deployments used by IBM, Intel, SAP and others. Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Grid, Hyperledger Cactus, Hyperledger Caliper, Hyperledger Cello, Hyperledger Explorer, Hyperledger Indy, Hyperledger Iroha, Hyperledger Quilt, Hyperledger Sawtooth, Hyperledger Transact, Hyperledger Ursa, Hyperledger Aries, Hyperledger Avalon, Hyperledger Besu, Hyperledger Burrow,...

- IOST - iost.io - Proof of Believability PoB Mining - IOST provides the underlying architecture for online services that are ultra-fast, scalable, efficient, secure, neutral, permissionless, immutable, on a decentralised blockchain network, based on the next-generation PoB consensus algorithm, for the needs of a decentralised economy. IOST mainnet, IRC-721 NFT Standard, and much more...

- Insilico Medicine - insilico.com - Bitfury AI & ML powered next-level solutions for drug discovery and biomarker development.

- lisk - details coming soon

- Materium - details coming soon

- Melon Port - melonprotocol.com - (used to be melonport.com) - Swiss Melon Asset Management 3.0 Ecosystem using Melon (MLN) tokens (that were distributed in the Melon Olympiad, a series of sub-contribution periods). Melonport (until Feb. 2019) was a Swiss flagship startup that created a blockchain platform for fonds managers to allow asset management set up fonds more easily and more cheaply than ever before. Fonds can now be set up on the Ethereum main net in under 10 minutes and for less than US$50. In March 2019 Melonport was handed over to the decentralized governance system "Melon Council" or "Melon Technical Council", a DAO by aragonOS. Visit Melon Terminal here. Melonomics, Melon Bug Bounty program, DEX, MAMA, Melon.js, and more here .

- Polkadot - polkadot.network - True interoperability ! Polkadot sharded protocol using parity substrate, coded in Rust, C++, and Golang, enabling blockchain networks operating together seamlessly when transferring arbitrary data (not just tokens) for smart contracts across blockchains on the present & next-generation decentralized web. PolkaScan, PolkaWallet, block explorer, node explorer, parachains, scalable cluster, and more developed by teams of web3 bamboohr parity, etc.

- PolkaProject - polkaproject.com - Submit a new PolkaProject or use DataHighway, Parity, ParityTech, Parity Signer, Crowdcast, DotLeap, Web3 Mooc, Polkassembly, Gantree, Ryabina.io, Relay Chain, Polkalert API Explorer, PANIC, Polka Analytics, PolkaBase, Polkabot, PolkaStats, Beaker Browser, DeBank Pool, PolkaCube, PolkaHub, Solidity to WASM compiler, ink!, srtool, substraTEE, stakefish, Enzyme, BEPAL, GSRPC, Staker Space, cp0x, Cumulus, PureStake, Laminar, malea, POS Bakerz, SUBSCAN, Mailchain, Avado, MixBytes Tank, Centrifuge, ZondaX, Blockdeamon, NGRAVE, Boka.Network, Straightedge, Telemetry, Chainhammer, Clovyr, Agoric,...
or SubstrateBased, Kusama, SubSocial, DatDot, Acala Network, ChainX, Edgeware, ChainLink, AdEX, Energy Web Foundation, Darwinia, Phala Network, Ocean Protocol, iExec, LayerX ZeroChain, Robonomics, MXC, Katal, Bifrost Network, Joystream, Ladder Network, Akropolis, Asure Network, Kilt Protocol, Pact Care, Blink, Plasm, Totem, SGX Supercomputing System, Cap9, Gunclear, MediLedger, Polymesh, Interlay, radicle, Caelum Labs, Dock, pLIBRA, Litentry, Mailchain, Straightedge, Laminar, DataHighway, Wiv, Stafi, DNA, Celer Network, Nodle IoT, GameDAO, Encointer, Kulupu, Bandot, Shift, OAX Foundation, Social.Network, Dothereum, and many more on polkadotnetwork.

- Protos Terminal - details coming soon

- ScanTrust - details coming soon

- scs - details coming soon

- Speckle OS - details coming soon

- Streamr - details coming soon

- subsocial - details coming soon

- Tangum - details coming soon

- Tezos - details coming soon

- Trinkler - details coming soon

- VasM - details coming soon

- Vault Wines - vaultwines.io - Kakhetian traditional winemaking preserving the ancient Georgian wine-making traditions. Vault Wines building trust and transparency between the producer and the final consumer. Fighting against fake wines and world wide wine fraud by controlling the wine production chain from the origin of grapes to the transformation into the bottle.

- w3f - web3.foundation - Web3 Foundation, open-source Web 3.0 Research & Development teams, Advocacy, Funding, Collaborations & Community building the foundation of the decentralized web. Polkadot, GRANDPA, BABE, Schnorrkel, Kusama, XCMP, Web3 Summit community and more.

- WildCards - wildcards.world - Ethereum-based conservation token raising funds for endangered animals and fighing against mass extinction of animals inspired by Radical Markets. Adopt an animal today and join the winners of the #ETHCapeTown2019 hackathon.

- ZK-snark - details coming soon

CV VC Top 50 Reports

- CV VC Top 50 Report H2/2019
- CV VC Top 50 Report H1/2019
- CV VC Top 50 Report Q1/2019
- CV VC Top 50 Report Q4/2018

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