Join us at our Western Chapter Launch Event!

December 2, 2019 – 5pm to 9pm


Apply for the Swiss FinTech Awards 2020

You will be given the opportunity to pitch at exclusive events and potentially win prize money and media coverage


Welcome to Crypto Valley!

Fostering growth, collaboration and integrity in the global blockchain economy


Join us in Singapore this autumn

14th-15th November


Connect in The Valley

The CVA helps individuals and companies in blockchain and crypto connect world-wide.


Join the Crypto Valley Association

Be part of one of the world leading blockchain ecosystems.
We welcome individuals, small and large companies from all over the world who are interested in the long term global economic and transformational benefits coming from blockchain and cryptographic technology innovation.
Our mission is to foster growth, collaboration and integrity across the global blockchain economy.


With all our members globally, the CVA is the best place to find others enthusiastic about the blockchain economy. Throughout the year, we offer our members dedicated events where you can connect, engage and expand your influence.


Our members have access to the CVA’s portal where you can locate, communicate and collaborate with other members. Access the directory of membership, as well as post job openings, obtain information and advice from our global membership.


The CVA is the leading voice for advocating for the global blockchain ecosystem. Our advocacy focuses on the regulatory, legal, and taxation topics of importance to our members and corporate sponsors.


Through the alignment of members activities, investor interests, and industry
advocates, the CVA plan to impact the future of cryptographic technology innovation by being the catalyst that brings together industry visionaries with all of the individuals and enterprises working in this transformational area.

The Crypto Valley Conference

24-26 June 2019

For the second time, Zug played host the Crypto Valley Conference – the world-leading, IEEE-accreditated conference on blockchain technology.

With 1200 attendees, researchers, and tech pioneers, the Crypto Valley Conference is a premiere event for those who want to shape the future of blockchain and cryptographic technology.

Recent News & Announcements

October 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Visa, Mastercard and Paypal won’t work with Facebook Libra?

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October 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

IBM & Google Ex-Director Shifts Towards Credits Blockchain

On October 11, CREDITS.COM announced the addition of a new member in the position of Chief Business Officer. The replenishment in the ranks of the company has become a major…
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October 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Luxury Car Manufacturer Begins Accepting Bitcoin for Vehicle Sales

Luxury electric car manufacturer Karma Automotive has begun accepting Bitcoin as a means of payment
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September 2, 2019 in Articles, Policy / Regulations

CVA comments on the recently published SFTA working paper on cryptocurrencies and ICOs

  By the Tax/Accounting/Structuring Working Group On 27 August 2019, the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (SFTA) has published a working paper on cryptocurrencies and ICOs/ITOs in relation to respective wealth,…
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August 6, 2019 in Articles, Public Announcements

Crypto Valley Association releases the Digital Finance SRO project for independent implementation

Angelica Bienz assumes the lead role in developing an independent Digital Finance SRO The CVA under the lead of Mattia Rattaggi has developed a project and an implementation plan for…
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August 5, 2019 in Articles, Public Announcements

CVA is building a new platform for YOU!

We are proudly announcing the development of a new platform for our members! The platform will not only have integrated blockchain functionalities but offers many new features that make the…
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May 14, 2018 in Member News, Public Announcements

Blockchain and Indoor Farming can Help Feed Nine Billion People

By Erhan Cakmak, CEO and co-founder, Pavo By 2050, the world’s population will exceed 9 billion people, some 20 percent higher than today. Most of this population increase will occur…
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May 2, 2018 in Member News, Public Announcements

CVA joins BMW, GM, Ford and others in Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative

Today the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) announced "its formation to explore blockchain for use in a new digital mobility ecosystem that could make transportation safer, more affordable, and more…
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April 3, 2018 in Member News

CVA member Karma announces first deal on P2P loans platform

The Karma Project, which is building a blockchain-based P2P loans ecosystem, has announced its first deal. More on their Medium blog.    
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What is Crypto Valley?

Crypto Valley is a Swiss nationwide ecosystem 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 which is representing Switzerland’s ecosystem, is quickly becoming a global partner and player, in which 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. We are a Non-Profit organization and solely funded by our memberships and sponsorships. This enables us to always be objective, independent and act in the best interest of our community.

About the Association
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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.

Discover Our Working Groups

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