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Austria to Tax Crypto Like Stocks and Bonds: Report
The Austrian Finance Ministry is planning to apply a 27.5% capital gains levy on digital currencies, including bitcoin and ether.
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Bitpanda Pro Hires Former JPMorgan Exec to Lead Growth in Europe
Investment platform Bitpanda has hired Joshua Barraclough to lead its digital-assets exchange.
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Bitpanda’s Success Is Thanks to Timing and Poker
Paul Klanschek, CEO of the $4.1 billion startup, attributes his success to persistence, timing and poker skills.
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ETC Group to List Crypto ETPs on Vienna Stock Exchange
The three exchange-traded products are 100% physically backed, said the CEO.
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Crypto Exchange Bitpanda Raises $263M at $4.1B Valuation
Crowned Austria’s first tech unicorn in March, the firm is now worth even more.
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Austrian Blockchain Company Builds Platform to Tokenize Solar Energy
The platform tokenizes output of solar-panel assets and allows customers to pay bills according to the power produced.
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Austrian Regulator Reports Rise in Crypto Fraud
The FMA reports two-thirds of the investment fraud reports filed in 2020 were related to cryptocurrency and digital currency trading products.
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Wave of Bitcoin-Seeking Bomb Threats Sparks Probe by Austrian Police
Police say "numerous" Austrian companies got $20,000 bitcoin ultimatums in the mass extortion campaign.
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Leading Austrian Telecom Provider Adds Cryptocurrencies to Its Cashless Payment Network
A1 Telekom Austria said cryptocurrencies will now be available to use in its cashless payment app, allowing over 2,500 merchants to accept bitcoin, ether and dash.
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Austrian Government Funds Development of Blockchain-Based COVID-19 App
Austria's economic affairs ministry awarded a $67,600 grant to a project called QualiSig, which uses the Ardor blockchain to verify COVID-19 testing.
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