Swiss Blockchain Environment – new insights from projects at UZH


Participants will hear how the UZH Blockchain Center (BCC) supports start-ups in the development of future-oriented business models:
(1) Technology: Start-ups cooperate with the BCC in the development of new technological protocols and blockchain applications.
(2) Economics: Start-ups learn from the BCC about ingredients for successful business models.
(3) Regulation: Start-ups benefit from BCC analysis of the regulatory environment to facilitate compliance with applicable rules.


21 June 2022
13:00 – 15:00


University of Zürich


Prof. Dr. Claudio J. Tessone

Informatics Department

Prof. Dr. Rolf H. Weber

Faculty of Law

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hens

Department of Banking and Finance

Prof. Dr. Christian Ewerhart

Department of Economics


Time Speaker Event Title Affiliation
13:00 -13:10Prof. Claudio TessoneWelcome & IntroductionUniversity of Zurich
13:10 -13:30Prof. Rolf H. WeberRegulatory Environment of FinTech and Blockchain in SwitzerlandUniversity of Zurich
13:30- 13:50Prof. Thorsten HensAre Cryptocurrencies a new asset class?University of Zurich
13:50 -14:20Coffee BreakUniversity of Zurich
14:20 -14:40Prof. Claudio TessoneFrom the deluge of Blockchain data to cryptoeconomicsUniversity of Zurich
14:40 – 15:00Prof. Christian EwerhartHow banks can pay dividends using a smart contractUniversity of Zurich