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 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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November 13, 2018 in Articles

More digital ID from uPort and SBB

Is blockchain really going places? Yes, it is - in part thanks to the Swiss rail system! This week, news on the blockchain development front is coming straight out of Switzerland’s…
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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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November 11, 2018 in Public Announcements

Weekly Twitter Summary (2018-11-04 – 2018-11-10)

Tonight we host the Livingstone Greentec project (18:00 in Rathaus, Zug) with their vision for smart food productio… https://t.co/1GT0NqrOQH 2018-11-05 RT @Gadienre: Delighted to have @LakeDiamond and @Swissquote from Romandie…
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November 4, 2018 in Public Announcements

Weekly Twitter Summary (2018-10-28 – 2018-11-03)

Want to present your #blockchain project/startup/research to a group of like-minded individuals? Association membe… https://t.co/HXWx6wuA0S 2018-10-28 Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest #cryptocurrency and #blockchain developments with…
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December 14, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Open Finance Network (OFN) Moves from Beta to Full Trading Functionality

The startup is offering the first fully legalized and compliant security token exchange on the US market.
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December 14, 2018 in Syndicated Content

To Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Bitcoin, Quantitative Trading Super League (Asia Pacific Division) Is Coming on Dec 20th

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December 14, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Development is Linkedin’s Biggest Growing Job Sector

Today, Microsoft-owned LinkedIn released its top 5 emerging careers, where it listed  “Blockchain Developer” as its biggest growing job sector for 2018. According to LinkedIn’s 2018 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report,…
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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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