Welcome to Crypto Valley

One of the World’s leading Blockchain and Cryptographic Technology Ecosystems


Worlds of ExChange

Join us on 29 January in Zurich for an exclusive half-day event focused on the exchange of digital assets!


Crypto Valley Conference

Zug hosted the first Crypto Valley Conference on June 20-22 - with over 800 attendees and speakers from around the world.


Participate in Events

Learn about ideas and innovation as well as share your own opinions and projects.


Find investors

Pitch your business plan to a network of investors with blockchain domain knowledge


Crypto Valley Coders

Knowledge sharing events designed to push boundaries


Navigate Blockchain Jobs

Share and review paid and unpaid positions


Crypto Valley Code of Conduct and Statement on Token Launches

As the volume of token generating events increases, the Crypto Valley Association has issued a statement on token launches and a Code of Conduct


Join us to discuss the exchanges of the future!

On 29 January 2019, the Crypto Valley Association will host a special, half-day event focused on the exchange of crypto and digital assets – in Zurich at SIX ConventionPoint.

Come join the discussion and debate about the future of digital exchange!

Speakers include:

  • Thomas Zeeb (Head of Securities & Exchange, SIX)
  • Richard Olsen (Founder, Lykke)
  • Will Harbonne (Director of Operations, Ethfinex)
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Recent News & Announcements

December 14, 2018 in Articles, Public Announcements

CVA Statement on Swiss Blockchain/DLT Regulatory Report

  Friday, 14 December 2018 - The Swiss Federal Council today released a report detailing Switzerland’s regulatory framework regarding cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. The report was prepared in consultation with…
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December 10, 2018 in Articles, CVA in the News

EXPERTsuisse issues first Swiss ICO accounting guidelines for utility tokens

By Markus Vogel - Chair, Crypto Valley Association Working Group Tax / Accounting / Structuring & Tax Partner at KPMG Switzerland With the release of the Q&A on special accounting…
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December 1, 2018 in Articles, CVA in the News

Zug citizens open to more blockchain-based e-voting

Nearly eight in ten of respondents in Zug welcome e-voting secured by blockchain technology  Zug, SWITZERLAND -- November 30, 2018 -- Most residents of Zug, Switzerland, approve of e-voting secured…
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December 2, 2018 in Public Announcements

Weekly Twitter Summary (2018-11-25 – 2018-12-01)

SEBA Crypto AG Teams up With Loomis International to Build a Tempest “Level A” Deep Cold Storage https://t.co/ihk2lYQcWV 2018-11-25 Join us on Tues, 4 Dec for a chance to meet…
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November 25, 2018 in Public Announcements

Weekly Twitter Summary (2018-11-18 – 2018-11-24)

Great to have you here! 💪🏻🇨🇭 #cryptovalley https://t.co/586In4XVz4 2018-11-18 A must read! #melon #cryptovalley https://t.co/4B2UljRe9F 2018-11-19 WE WANT YOUR FEEDBACK! CVA Members can review and provide their own input (until…
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November 18, 2018 in Public Announcements

Weekly Twitter Summary (2018-11-11 – 2018-11-17)

RT @ian_simpson80: How many people will be in Singapore at the FinTech Festival? Quite a few I’d say!! @FintechCH @finance20ch @thecryptova… 2018-11-11 We’re excited to get set up here at…
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December 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Hong Kong Tightens Regulatory Grip on Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Startups

Hong Kong is tightening its regulatory grip on cryptocurrency exchanges and related businesses by bringing them under the purview of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), as reported by Asia Nikkei…
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December 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Kaspersky Lab Says Cryptojacking Cases Have Risen 400% in 2018

Did you know there have been 13 million cryptojacking incidents in 2018? Russian cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab has released data that cryptojacking cases have gone through the roof rising 400%…
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December 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tron (TRX) Price Analysis – December 17

The cryptocurrency remains in a range-bound market in its short-term outlook. Just as the bears pushed the cryptocurrency down off the lower demand area of the range to $0.01260 in…
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What is Crypto Valley?

Crypto Valley is an ecosystem centered in and around the Swiss canton of Zug with active connections to international centers of blockchain innovation in London, Singapore, Silicon Valley and New York.

Thanks to its business-friendly regulatory framework, deep talent pool and sophisticated infrastructure, Crypto Valley is quickly becoming a global center where emerging cryptographic, blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies and businesses can thrive in a safe, supportive, and vibrant environment. It has already attracted dozens of leading cryptographic companies and organizations, including Ethereum, Monetas, Bitcoin Suisse, Xapo, ShapeShift, ConsenSys, and Tezos.

The Crypto Valley Association has been set up to foster the growth of this ecosystem. We drive innovation through collaboration and partnerships with entrepreneurs, startups, investors, corporates, educational institutions, service providers, and government bodies.

Ushered in by the invention of Bitcoin in 2009, the cryptographic technologies ecosystem is growing rapidly. From cryptocurrencies, blockchains, and distributed ledgers to decentralized transaction platforms, commercial property registries, digital identities, secure electronic voting systems, and the internet of things — a myriad of technologies is emerging that enable new kinds of digital property, and the secure and efficient exchange of digital assets.

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Our Ecosystem

Basing your business in this global industry cluster brings enormous advantages:
Network effects, economies of scale, access to the world’s best talent, deep pools of capital, a rich ecosystem of resources and know-how for both startups and mature companies, a nurturing entrepreneurial culture, infectious energy, and strong trust relationships that make the impossible possible. Not to mention the fantastic quality of life.

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Visionary entrepreneurs and cryptographic technology pioneers

Low taxes and friendly regulations

Deep-seated culture of privacy protection and decentralized institutions

Deep pools of capital and world-class engineering talent

Sound policy and economic strength

High productivity and competitiveness

Proximity and access to global markets

High quality of life

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