Chinese Loyalty Rewards Solution foodchains Announces Partnership with Swiss Loyalty Ecosystem qiibee

qiibee to power foodchains’ gamification-based rewards system and bring loyalty on the blockchain to China Zug, Switzerland — July 18, 2018 — qiibee, the Swiss loyalty token protocol which helps brands around the world run their loyalty programs on the blockchain, has announced a partnership with Chinese restaurant loyalty rewards program foodchains, creating a blockchain-based cryptocurrency in the process.     Customers who download the foodchains app will earn FAN tokens each time they make a purchase at participating foodchains restaurants simply by scanning a QR code, writing reviews about…

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5 things to be aware of before investing in a new cryptocurrency

    As the blockchain and crypto space continues to grow and thrive, the industry has become increasingly mainstream and piqued the interest of many first-time investors. As the industry is still very much in its nascent stages, people getting involved with cryptocurrency investing often have little to no knowledge of the space and the challenges involved.   Although the industry holds so much potential and there are many exciting projects emerging on an almost daily basis, on the flipside, there is also a large number of projects that won’t…

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Swiss Bourse to launch Crypto Exchange this year

The News that SIX, owner and operator of the Swiss stock exchange is launching its own fully-regulated cryptocurrency platform is very positive and indicative that cryptocurrency has its place in the new digital economy.       Even though the cryptocurrency market has shown much volatility in 2018, the market cap is significantly up from a year ago.  As SIX CEO Jos Dijsselhos said “It is abundantly clear that much of what is going on in the digital space is here to stay”   Off the back of this exciting…

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European Banks Finally Use Blockchain – European Tech Experts React

  The news broke that a group of European banks has completed the first live blockchain-based financial trades across borders via their jointly developed we.trade blockchain platform.   Built on IBM’s Blockchain Platform and its Hyperledger Fabric technology, we.trade was established by Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Nordea, Rabobank, Santander, Société Générale and UniCredit, in a bid to boost the efficiency of cross-border financial transactions.   This latest development evoked comment from leading projects leaders within the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, a number of which have already launched blockchain education…

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Europe positions itself as the Global bloc for Blockchain

Europe is positioning itself as the global bloc for blockchain and this week we see the EU Blockathon taking place, an event hosted by the European Union to explore how blockchain technology can actually make a difference and lead to a better society. This is only one of numerous examples of how Europe is pushing the boundaries of what is possible with this new technology.     In the past few months in Europe we have seen:   23 countries within the EU signed a Blockchain Partnership agreement Ireland’s Prime…

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Six tips to make your airdrop a success

Airdrops are becoming increasingly frequent and are a common trend in the crypto space. With thousands of tokens currently in existence and a constant stream of more in development, the number of scam airdrops is also on the rise, therefore distinguishing between legitimate and fake airdrops is a big issue for potential airdrop participants.     With the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook data privacy scandal still fresh in people’s minds, there is a heightened awareness around disclosing personal information and data protection — meaning existing mechanics such…

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Crypto to Go: Lattesso Launches Loyalty Program on the Blockchain

  Leading Swiss coffee brand unveils Crypto Valley-first loyalty token at Blockchain Summit in Zug. Zug, Switzerland / Chilled coffee producer, Lattesso, has today unveiled the Crypto Valley’s first loyalty token at the Blockchain Summit in Zug, showcasing the industry’s first proof of concept.     The Lattessocoin, Lattesso’s virtual token, is based on the qiibee system, a specialized platform for loyalty programs on the established Ethereum blockchain. From the end of May, every cup of Lattesso will come with a code which entitles customers to free Lattessocoins, which are…

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