Welcome to Crypto Valley

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


Apply for the Crypto Valley Blockchain Awards

We're inviting innovative startups to compete for the CVA Blockchain Awards with a total prize money of CHF30,000. Deadline: 30th April 2018.


Crypto Valley Conference - June 2018

The Crypto Valley Conference brings together the world’s leading academics, start-ups and established companies to share and discuss state-of-the-art developments in the blockchain technology ecosystem.


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


Purchase your ticket to the 2018 Crypto Valley Conference.

The last seats will have been filled soon, so make sure you get your ticket to the only blockchain conference globally supported by the IEEE and focused on academic excellence.

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Recent News & Announcements

May 27, 2018 in Member Only Announcements

2018 Annual General Assembly Board Election Candidates

Please note that the following candidates are standing for election / re-election: Standing for President Oliver Bussmann Standing for Board Member Positions Vasiliy Suvorov Sam Chadwick René Hüsler Soren Fog...To…
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May 27, 2018 in Public Announcements

Weekly Twitter Summary (2018-05-20 – 2018-05-26)

Reinvent Finance with #blocichain at the @melonport Hackathon. May 17-19 in the heart of Crypto Valley https://t.co/0hCnkqWlEe 2018-05-20 Reinvent Finance with #blockchain at the @melonport Hackathon. https://t.co/0hCnkqWlEe https://t.co/AUbbEkBERe 2018-05-20 RT…
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May 24, 2018 in Member News

Support Ocean Cleanup by completing a short survey on crowdfunding

Our member Bloomio is performing a survey on crowdfunding and would like to ask other members of the Crypto Valley Association to participate.  Bloomio will make a 1 CHF donation…
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May 20, 2018 in Public Announcements

Weekly Twitter Summary (2018-05-13 – 2018-05-19)

Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest #cryptocurrency and #blockchain developments with our free news aggrega… https://t.co/VFAijedjTf 2018-05-13 Want to present your #blockchain project/startup/research to a group of…
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May 16, 2018 in Member News, Public Announcements

Addressing the identity management issue we’ve grown too accustomed to

By Vasiliy Suvorov, Vice President of Technology Strategy at Luxoft, Vice President, Crypto Valley Association Today’s identity management poses a problem. Highly centralized and siloed, it forces us to create…
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May 14, 2018 in CVA in the News, Public Announcements

Crypto Valley Association Announces Strategic Partnership with Lakestar, Unlocking Technology Scaling Expertise For Members

Lakestar to chair new “Venture Building” Working Group Zug, Switzerland – 14 May 2018 – The Crypto Valley Association (CVA), a leading global blockchain and cryptographic technology ecosystem, has announced…
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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 13, 2018 in Public Announcements

Weekly Twitter Summary (2018-05-06 – 2018-05-12)

Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest #cryptocurrency and #blockchain developments with our free news aggrega… https://t.co/GIfiAnijak 2018-05-06 Crypto Valley members who have tokens traded on exchanges can…
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May 10, 2018 in Public Announcements

Crypto Valley Design Competition

Crypto Valley Design Competition With the Crypto Valley Conference coming soon, we are looking to create a a couple of unique and exclusive designs that can be used for t-shirts,…
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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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