AS Roma Football Club Signs $42M Deal With Blockchain Fintech Zytara Labs

The soccer team's famous red and yellow shirts will bear the branding of the DigitalBits blockchain, whose foundation is supporting the partnership.

Business  ·  27 July 2021

Italian Regulator Says Binance Is Unauthorized

The regulator said last month the unsupervised spread of crypto was a cause for concern.

Policy & regulation  ·  15 July 2021

Italian Regulator Says Unsupervised Spread of Crypto Is Cause for Concern: Report

Cryptocurrencies could facilitate illegal activity and undermine central banks' ability to conduct monetary policy, Consob Chairman Paolo Savona said.

Policy & regulation  ·  14 June 2021
Sponsorship Becomes Official Sponsor of Italy’s Soccer Cup Final

The crypto exchange is sponsoring the Coppa Italia final between Atalanta and Juventus on May 19.

Business  ·  6 May 2021

5 More Italian Teams Launch NFTs on Digital Soccer Collectibles Platform Sorare

The platform now features more than half the Italian top teams as well as world-famous clubs including Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

Business  ·  27 April 2021

Italian Banks Start Experiments With Digital Euro Built on Blockchain Tech

The Italian Banking Association said the work would help financial institutions prepare for the future.

Tech  ·  22 December 2020

BitGrail Operator May Have Hacked Own Exchange to Steal €120M, Police Allege

Italian police said the Florence-based man is either behind the breaches or took no action after the first attack came to light.

News  ·  21 December 2020

Banca Generali Leads $14M Round in Italian Crypto Custody Firm Conio

Banca Generali, a subsidiary of Italy’s largest insurer, will also help its customers hold bitcoin following the $14 million Series B.

Business  ·  15 December 2020

Eyeing EU Banks, Hex Trust Teams With SIA on Crypto Custody

A multinational payments firm is partnering with cryptocurrency custodian Hex Trust to help its European banking clients hold digital assets.

Business  ·  22 October 2020
Blockchain Applications

Around 100 Italian Banks Are Officially on a Blockchain

The Italian Banking Association claims that about 100 local banks are now operating on a blockchain network designed to speed up interbank transactions and processes.

News  ·  13 October 2020

Italian Payments Giants Merging to Form Entity That Will Dominate Local Market

The new group will reportedly have an estimated 70% share of the Italian market.

News  ·  5 October 2020
Digital Currency

Italian Banks Are Ready to Trial a Digital Euro

The Italian Banking Association announced its banks are interested in piloting a digital euro.

News  ·  22 June 2020

Italy’s Leading Wire Service Is Using Ethereum to Thwart Copycats

Italy's ANSA newswire is trialing an ethereum-based system to track every article it publishes in an effort to prevent impersonators from publishing fake news under its banner.

Business  ·  22 April 2020

Bitcoin Community Funds Italian Red Cross Medical Facility to Combat Coronavirus

Bitcoin donations have funded a mobile medical center used to assess Italians potentially hit by the novel coronavirus.

News  ·  7 April 2020

Bitcoiners in Europe Reflect on Economic Shocks as Coronavirus Spreads

From meetup organizers in Milan to cypherpunks in Spain, coronavirus is forcing bitcoiners to reconsider their plans.

News  ·  10 March 2020