Founder and CEO - Lykke Corp
Richard is a recognized pioneer in high-frequency trading.
His extensive entrepreneurial experience and academic work have always been devoted to his main goal - creating a better economic future for people and organizations using technological innovation.
Managing Partner - Lykke Business
The main strength of Niklaus is his ability to lead teams to successful execution of complex projects and to bundle different stakeholders' interest to jointly achieve outstanding goals.
For over 30 years he has been coaching professional teams, mentoring leaders, as well as successfully managing complex projects.
Marco has many years of national and international management experience for financial institutions such as UBS, SIX x-clear, Safra Sarasin, and Notenstein La Roche.
Apart from his functions at Lykke, he holds leadership and strategy positions at ARIZON Sourcing, LME Clear, and SIX in the Trading and Securities Division.
The Value of Bitcoin
Unless you took the self-isolation to the extreme and you ended up practicing social media abstinence, you are assumedly aware of some of the recent events that allegedly led Bitcoin to the all-time highs we are all currently enjoying. So take a big breath while we break down the recent events of the crypto world and what they mean.
FCA - New Regulations Explained
The FCA created a Temporary Registration Regime to concede existing crypto-asset firms, which have applied to be registered with the FCA, to continue trading. It is important to note that this Temporary Registration Regime is only available to existing crypto-asset firms which have applied for registration before December 15th, 2020. New firms will need to obtain full registration with the FCA before conducting business.
What is a crypto-fiat gateway?
A fiat gateway is a combination of words that you will frequently hear if you decide to enter the cryptocurrency world and buy Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies in a crypto app. To understand its meaning and function, you have to understand what fiat means. Fiat means simply conventional money, it refers to national currencies the government’s issue not backed by any commodity. It derives from the Latin word fiat (from “facere” - make/do, present passive subjunctive “let it be done”) and we can assume that it implies a deal - let it be done!
What is a Coin Burn?
As new tokens are mined and enter circulation every day, cryptocurrencies need to ensure that the market is not oversaturated with supply. After all, prices in the digital currency market are almost entirely dictated by the economic principle of supply and demand.
Reflection on the Journey
September 26th was a very significant day for us since we celebrated our 5th anniversary. With having some time to reflect on what has been done in our journey, we are more than grateful to all our customers, community members, investors, stakeholders, and friends who despite the ups and downs from the bumpy road, remain true to our dream.