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Lifestyle for rent – luxury brands courtesy of the sharing economy

Renting is not the only alternative to full ownership: firms that offer co-ownership services are also entering the fray. “The market for co-ownership of luxury goods is potentially enormous and, to date, is largely untapped…

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MEET THE MD: MARCO ABELE, TEND TECHNOLOGIES AG

CEO of blockchain-based investment firm Tend Technologies AG, Marco Abele tells BQ about his life in finance and choosing to go it alone.

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TOP TEN PRECIOUS ASSETS TO INVEST IN

Marco Abele, founder and CEO of TEND Technologies AG, is a fintech entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in private and investment banking, as well as a prominent digital shaper and financial industry leader in Switzerland. Here are the TEND Community’s top ten precious assets that they consider are worth investing in for 2018.

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The new age art investment

While photography is still considered a small fragment in term of the overall global art market, 2017 was a strong year for the medium. Lots sold at auction increased to 54 per cent, showing stable growth and presence as a precious asset.

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Boom amid the bust: 10 years in a turbulent art market

A decade ago, Lehman Brothers collapsed; on the same day, Damien Hirst began a record auction. What happened next?

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Classic cars as investment? Here’s what you need to know

Over the last decade, classic cars have continued to be a strong alternative investment choice, increasing in value by 288 per cent and out-performing precious assets like wine, art, coins, and jewellery, according to the Knight Frank Wealth Report. But in the last one year, this growth has slowed and classic cars are delivering a negative return of -1 per cent. So, why should people still invest in them?

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Von Liquidität, Freihandel und Strafzöllen

Whisky auf Blockchain: Tend.Swiss, die kurz vor der Lancierung stehende Plattform für emotionale Anlagen, bietet in Kürze interessierten Investoren u.a. eine Anlage in ein breit gestreutes Portfolio von Scotch Whisky-Abfüllungen an.

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Smart Contracts: The rise of co-ownership

The development of smart contracts has directly led to offering investors security, speed and accuracy in a new way. It gives investors assurance that what they are investing in is trustworthy, key in a market like precious asset co-ownership, in which trust is an underpinning factor. Having grown out of the world of Blockchain, ‘smart contracts’ are ushering in a new age of legal agreements and are destined to become mainstream in legal practice.

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The investment opportunity in photography

The new generation of investor is not just interested in financial returns. They want to make investments that will fulfil their passions.

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Luxusgüter-Plattform macht legales Initial Coin Offering

Die Firma TEND des früheren Credit Suisse-Digitalchefs verkauft demnächst Coins, die Partizipationsscheine nach Schweizer Recht darstellen.

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The Decline Of The Linear Corporate Empire

Only a matter of decades ago, linear organizations were viewed as the pinnacle of industry. Untouchable, even mystical, run by all-powerful magnates, successful conglomerates with multiple disparate subsidiaries, spread across the globe, worked in splendid isolation, with different cultures, different operating systems and processes.

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Own One-Sixth of a Porsche With This Blockchain Luxury Company

Hey, you there! Yeah, you, sitting in front of your computer at work or staring at your phone on the subway. Are you tired of working nearly every single day to maintain a barely tolerable standard of living?

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TEND- Interview Of Founder & CEO Of TEND: Marco Abele

If co-ownership of precious things, special objects or unique assets is something that interests you then Tend has you covered.

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From wine to watches, sharing sites offer slice of luxury

Online platforms offering rentals or shares in everything from glitzy watches to sports cars are making inroads in the luxury goods market, as a shift in consumer habits begins to head up market.

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Tend token sale points to a regulated future of ICOs

The luxury-asset investment platform is to raise funds by selling tokens that mirror participation certificates under Swiss law, with full KYC and AML checks on buyers...

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4th Gear: There Could Soon Be An App For Wealthy People To Share Race Cars

Car sharing? Nah. That’s lame. Bloomberg reports that a former banker, Marco Abele, is in “advanced talks” with European insurance and asset-management company Allianz in partnering with his new app to let wealthy people share assets like race cars, paintings or vineyards...

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How Blockchain Will Change Photography

The world will take over 1 trillion photographs in 2018. Almost all of them will remain digital and never be printed. Blockchain enables us to provably buy, sell, trade, and destroy those digital or "virtual" photographs as if they were all physically tangible photographic prints. A step further, you can…

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A Porsche Speedster Is Being Turned Into Tokens

TEND, an ethereum-powered marketplace for sharing "tokenized" luxury goods, has partnered with a Porsche dealer based in Switzerland's "Crypto Valley" to put a sports car on a blockchain. The startup's founder, Marco Abele, who previously served as chief digital officer for Credit Suisse, told…

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Now There’s an App for Wealthy to Share Race Cars

Marco Abele, the former digital chief of Credit Suisse Group AG, is in "advanced talks" with Allianz Group’s corporate insurance business to win it over as a partner for his new investment platform TEND, he said in an interview with Bloomberg News. His goal is to insure traded assets.

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Can distributed ledger technology scale?

At its core, blockchain is a distributed ledger technology, a method to easily securely store transactions. Many industries are starting to experiment with the true potential of this technology in fields ranging from medieval records archival to smart contracts.

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Five countries primed for start-up success

Starting a business anywhere takes grit, determination and a marketable idea, but these places make it just a little bit easier for start-ups to get off the ground. Starting a business anywhere takes grit, determination and a marketable idea, but certain countries make it just a little bit easier for…

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This ex-Credit Suisse exec is using blockchain to sell partial ownership of luxury goods like…

This Swiss bank executive left his job to start Tend, a blockchain company which sells partial ownership of luxury collectibles. Tend uses ethereum to prove partial ownership of valuable assets like collectible cars, wines, and even vineyards. The idea is that it will let people in emerging markets…

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辆保时捷跑车正在变成代币

辆保时捷跑车正在变成代币 (IFTNews区块链快讯) TEND是一个以太坊推动的“token化”奢侈品交易市场,与位于瑞士“加密谷”的保时捷经销商合作,将跑车置于区块链上。该创业公司的创始人Marco Abele曾担任瑞士信贷首席数字官, TEND正在与保时捷Zentrum Zug合作,以提供1956年保时捷Speedster 356A…

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Ex-CS-Banker startet Investment-Plattform; Gespräche mit Allianz

Marco Abele, der frühere Digital-Chef der Credit Suisse Group AG, befindet sich in "fortgeschrittenen Gesprächen" mit dem Firmenversicherer der Allianz-Gruppe, um diesen als Partner für seine neue Investment-Plattform TEND zu gewinnen. Das erklärte er in einem Interview mit Bloomberg…

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Is Scaling Possible for Distributed Ledger Technology?

The blockchain is fundamentally a distributed ledger technology, a method to securely and conveniently store transactions. Various industries, from medieval records archival to smart contracts, are beginning to experiment with the real potential of this technology. However, due to its scalability…

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Un Porsche Speedster, el primer automóvil tokenizado de TEND

Una de las aplicaciones que permite adquirir autos de lujo por medio de tokens es la aplicación llamada TEND, que se ha asociado con uno de los más famosos concesionarios de Porsche con sede en “Crypto Valley”, Suiza, para presentar el primer carro tokenizado en la versión Porsche…

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Porsche Speedster converts tokens into Blockchain

Strictly, the market share of the “tokenized” Ethereum luxury goods brand is linked to a Porsche dealer located in the “Crypto Valley” from Switzerland in order to place a sports car in a row of blocks. The founder of the launch, Marco Abele, who was formerly the head of Digital Credit Suisse, said DC…

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1956 Porsche Speedster to Become Tokenized Car

What Happened? The world has now been informed that a Porsche dealer in Switzerland has teamed up with TEND, which is an ethereum-powered market, to put a luxury sports car on a blockchain. Not just any sports car, either. For the app’s first ever tokenized car, TEND and Porsche Zentrum…

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공유플랫폼 텐드(TEND), 세계 최초로 포르쉐 스포츠카 토큰화

고가의 상품들을 토큰화하여 공유하는 이더리움 기반 시장 텐드(TEND)의 블록체인에 포르쉐 스포츠카가 올라왔다. 13일(현지시간) 코인데스크 보도에 따르면 텐드는 크립토밸리에 위치한 포르쉐 첸트룸 추크(Zentrum Zug) 대리점과…

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A Porsche Speedster Is Being Turned Into Tokens

TEND, an ethereum-powered marketplace for sharing “tokenized” luxury goods, has partnered with a Porsche dealer based in Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley” to put a sports car on a blockchain. The startup’s founder, Marco Abele, who previously served as chief digital officer for Credit Suisse, told…

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A Porsche Speedster Is Being Turned Into Tokens

TEND, an ethereum-powered marketplace for sharing “tokenized” luxury goods, has partnered with a Porsche dealer based in Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley” to put a sports car on a blockchain. The startup’s founder, Marco Abele, who previously served as chief digital officer for Credit Suisse, told…

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Un Porsche speedster se está convirtiendo en Tokens

TEND, un mercado impulsado por Ethereum para compartir productos de lujo “tokenizados”, se ha asociado con un concesionario de Porsche con sede en “Crypto Valley” de Suiza para colocar un automóvil deportivo en una cadena de bloques. El fundador de la startup, Marco Abele, que…

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Worlds First Tokenized Car is a Classic 1956 Porsche Speedster

TEND, an ethereum-powered market, is to put a luxury sports car on a blockchain. Not just any sports car, either. For the app’s first ever tokenized car, TEND and Porsche Zentrum Zug will be offering a 1956 Porsche Speedster 356A. A Porsche dealer in Switzerland has teamed up with…

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A Porsche Speedster Is Being Turned Into Tokens

TEND, an ethereum-powered marketplace for sharing “tokenized” luxury goods, has partnered with a Porsche dealer based in Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley” to put a sports car on a blockchain. The startup’s founder, Marco Abele, who previously served as chief digital officer for Credit Suisse, told…

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Swiss Startup in Talks with Allianz over Luxury Goods Blockchain Platform

Marco Abele, once the digital chief at Credit Suisse, told Bloomberg News he was negotiating with German insurance giant Allianz over a future collaboration on his new investment platform. Called TEND and built on blockchain technology, it will seek to insure traded assets, which are…

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Investmentplattform nach Airbnb-Vorbild: Allianz interessiert

Die Investment-Plattform "Tend" des Ex-Credit-Suisse-Profis Marco Abele vernetzt Anleger, die in Luxusobjekte wie Autos oder eine Rennstrecke investieren wollen. Angeblich ist die Allianz als Versicherungspartner interessiert. Man sei in "fortgeschrittenen Gesprächen". Marco Abele…

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Ex-Banker Wants Wealthy Friends to Share Racecars, Vineyards

Marco Abele, the former digital chief of Credit Suisse Group AG, is in "advanced talks" with Allianz Group’s corporate insurance business to win it over as a partner for his new investment platform TEND, he said in an interview with Bloomberg News. His goal is to insure traded assets. TEND…

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Ex-Banker Wants Wealthy Friends to Share Racecars, Vineyards

Marco Abele, the former digital chief of Credit Suisse Group AG, is in “advanced talks” with Allianz Group’s corporate insurance business to win it over as a partner for his new investment platform TEND, he said in an interview with Bloomberg News. His goal is to insure traded assets. TEND…

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Former Banker Wants Wealthy Individuals to Share Racing Cars Via New App

The former digital chief of Credit Suisse, Marco Abele, intends to introduce an app allowing wealthy individuals to share ownership of experiential assets — things like vineyards, works of art, and even fine automobiles. Abele calls the digital service a “blockchain-based investment platform…

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Ex-CS-Banker startet Investment-Plattform

Tend will es vermögenden Investoren ermöglichen, Luxusgüter wie Rennautos, Gemälde oder Weinberge gemeinsam zu besitzen - dem Vorbild von Uber und Airbnb folgend. Die Plattform basiert auf der Blockchain-Technologie. Marco Abele, der frühere Digital-Chef der Credit Suisse…

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Rasoul Jalali, Ex-UBER General Manager wird COO beim Blockchain Startup TEND

Zürich - TEND, ein Blockchain-Unternehmen welches eine Kombination aus Investment inklusive Erlebnis ermöglicht, gibt bekannt, dass Rasoul Jalali und Dr. Erich Joachimsthaler dem Unternehmen beitreten. Rasoul Jalali, der ehemalige UBER General Manager für Deutschland, Österreich & Schweiz…

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Rasoul Jalali, Ex-UBER General Manager becomes COO at Blockchain Startup TEND

Zurich - TEND, a blockchain company offering a combination of investment and experience, announces that Rasoul Jalali and dr. Erich Joachimsthaler join the company. Rasoul Jalali, the former UBER General Manager for Germany, Austria & Switzerland, becomes Chief Operating Officer (COO)…

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TEND appoints new COO

TEND, a blockchain-powered investment platform platform, has appointed Rasoul Jalali, former UBER General Manager for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and Dr Erich Joachimsthaler, CEO of Vivaldi Group, as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Strategic Advisor, respectively…

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Rasoul Jalali, EX-UBER General Manager for German, Austria, and Switzerland, joins TEND…

Zug, Switzerland – 15 November 2017 – TEND, the blockchain-powered platform for life-enriching investments, today announced that Rasoul Jalali, former UBER General Manager for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and Dr. Erich Joachimsthaler, CEO of Vivaldi Group, have joined the company…

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TEND appoints new COO

TEND, a blockchain-powered investment platform platform, has appointed Rasoul Jalali, former UBER General Manager for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and Dr Erich Joachimsthaler, CEO of Vivaldi Group, as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Strategic Advisor, respectively…

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TEND Blockchain Platform Names Rasoul Jalali COO

Tend, a blockchain-powered investment platform platform, has appointed Rasoul Jalali, former UBER General Manager for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and Dr Erich Joachimsthaler, CEO of Vivaldi Group, as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Strategic Advisor, respectively…

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Tend in footsteps of UBER

TEND aims to function as a large-scale investment platform without owning hard-assets, a similar business model to other asset light organizations such as Uber and Airbnb. Yesterday, the startup announced that Rasoul Jalali, Ex-Uber General Manager for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland…

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Zwei weitere prominente Zugänge bei Blockchain-Startup Tend

Das erst kürzlich vom einstigen Head of Digital Privat Banking der Credit Suisse, Marco Abele, gegründete Blockchain-Startup Tend hat abermals prominenten Zugang erhalten. Neu übernimmt mit Rasoul Jalali, der ehemalige Uber-Chef für die…

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Ex-UBER General Manager for Germany Austria, & Switzerland Rasoul Jalali Named Chief Operating…

TEND, the blockchain-powered platform for investments, announced this week that it has appointed Rasoul Jalali, former UBER General Manager for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). While sharing details about Jalali’s appointment, TEND Founder…

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Ex-UBER General Manager for Germany Austria, & Switzerland Rasoul Jalali Named Chief Operating…

TEND, the blockchain-powered platform for investments, announced this week that it has appointed Rasoul Jalali, former UBER General Manager for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). While sharing details about Jalali’s appointment, TEND Founder…

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Credit Suisse's ex-digital chief Marco Abele launches ICO for blockchain-based investment…

The former digital chief of Credit Suisse is launching a blockchain-based investment platform that lets people share ownership of "experiential" assets such as artwork or a classic car, and is seeking to raise funding for the startup via an initial coin offering (ICO)….

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Former Credit Suisse and UBS execs team-up on luxury blockchain

Ex-Credit Suisse digital chief is looking to raise Sfr30m in an initial coin offering to fund platform for trading luxury goods. The former chief digital officer of Credit Suisse has set up a marketplace for high-net-worth individuals to buy and sell luxury goods using blockchain…

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Ex-Credit Suisse Digital Chief launches blockchain investment platform TEND

Having already built a working alpha version of their product and tested it with a group of early users, TEND also announced today that it will hold a financing token generation event in the coming months. The TEND token generation event – which aims to be fully regulatory compliant – features…

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Ex-Credit Suisse Chief Digital Officer launches investment platform TEND

TEND, a blockchain-powered platform for life-enriching investments, was launched today by former Credit Suisse Chief Digital Officer Marco Abele. Featuring former UBS and SAP Group CIO Oliver Bussmann as a Strategic Advisor, the Ethereum-based project will enable a new paradigm of…

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Credit Suisse Digital Officer Quits to Start Blockchain Investment Platform

A former Credit Suisse executive has today launched his own high-end investment management platform on the Ethereum Blockchain. TEND, which describes itself as using “smart contract technologies to enable a new paradigm of shared ownership and enjoyment of unique…

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Oficial sai do Credit Suisse Digital para começar plataforma de investimento Blockchain

Um ex-executivo do Credit Suisse lançou hoje sua própria plataforma de gerenciamento de investimentos high-end no Ethereum Blockchain. A TEND, que se descreve como usando "tecnologias de contratos inteligentes para permitir um novo paradigma de propriedade…

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O agente do Credit Suisse Digital deixa de iniciar a plataforma de investimento do Blockchain

Um antigo executivo Credit Suisse lançou hoje sua própria plataforma de gerenciamento de investimentos high-end no Ethereum Blockchain TEND, que se descreve como usando "tecnologias de contratos inteligentes para permitir um novo paradigma de propriedade compartilhada e…

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Ex-CDO der CS lanciert Blockchain-Startup fürs Herz

Marco Abele, bis 2016 Leiter des Bereichs Digital Solutions & Delivery der Credit Suisse, hat seine neue Herausforderung gefunden: Er lanciert Tend. Dies sei "ein Blockchain-Unternehmen, welches eine Kombination aus Investment inklusive Erlebnis ermöglicht", so die Mitteilung….

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Former Swiss bank tech execs launch blockchain investment firm

Two former executives at large, competing Swiss banks have partnered to launch a blockchain-based investing company. Marco Abele was chief digital officer at Credit Suisse until earlier this year. Before that he held other tech positions at Credit Suisse and worked at…

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Credit Suisse’s Ex-Digital Chief Launched Blockchain-Based Investment Platform

Tend will allow people to share ownership of physical assets. The former digital chief of Credit Suisse, Marco Abel, has launched a blockchain-based investment platform, called Tend, that will allow people to share ownership of "experiential" assets such as artwork or a classic car. Abel is a fintech…

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Ex-Credit Suisse Exec to Launch ICO for Luxury Good Platform

A former executive for Credit Suisse is preparing to launch an initial coin offering (ICO) for a new ethereum-based startup. Marco Abele worked for the banking institution from 2006 until this August, serving most recently as head of digital, according to LinkedIn. Prior to…

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Former Credit Suisse Chief Digital Officer launches blockchain investment platform TEND

Former Credit Suisse Chief Digital Officer Marco Abele has launched a new blockchain-based platform for life-enriching investments, TEND. Based on Ethereum, the project will enable a new paradigm of shared ownership of unique assets with both meaning and financial value. It will…

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Own One-Sixth of a Porsche With This Blockchain Luxury Company

Hey, you there! Yeah, you, sitting in front of your computer at work or staring at your phone on the subway. Are you tired of working nearly every single day to maintain a barely tolerable standard of living? Do you wish you could live a life of luxury? Well, thanks to the technological miracle of…

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Blockchain to be Used for Experiential Investment Platform

A blockchain-powered platform for ‘life-enriching’ investments, TEND has been launched by former Credit Suisse Chief Digital Officer Marco Abele. Featuring former UBS and SAP Group CIO Oliver Bussmann as a Strategic Advisor, the Ethereum-based project will enable a new paradigm of…

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Credit Suisse Embraces Digital Money Despite CEO's Bubble Fears

Credit Suisse Group AG Chief Executive Officer Tidjane Thiam said last week that bitcoin speculation is the "very definition of a bubble." Even so, he can’t avoid it or the technology behind it. A Credit Suisse conference on digital money and blockchain last month in…

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Blockchain start-up embraces ‘passion investors’

Have you ever dreamed of driving a vintage Ferrari or calling an expensive oil painting your own but could never afford it? A Swiss blockchain start-up plans to democratise luxury for people who dream of investing in their passions. Marco Abele, former chief digital officer at Credit Suisse, is one…

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