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June 9, 2020

Proxeus v1.1 — Open source release

We are proud to announce that we have reached an important milestone: the Proxeus software has reached v1.1 and has been open sourced under a GNU GPLv3 license. Set up your own Proxeus instance and create your first application today!

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June 9, 2020

Proxeus v1.1 — Open source release

We are proud to announce that we have reached an important milestone: the Proxeus software has reached v1.1 and has been open sourced under a GNU GPLv3 license. Set up your own Proxeus instance and create your first application today!

Read More

June 9, 2020

Every Ending is a new Beginning

With the open sourcing of Proxeus, Proxeus Anstalt has achieved the mission it was entrusted with by the token holder community and will be winded down, while Proxeus will be becoming a community-run project.

Read More

June 9, 2020

Introducing Proxeus Open Source Association

This post addresses the question of maintenance and future developments relating to the framework following the open sourcing of Proxeus.

Read More

March 25, 2020

UI update: fresh looks and a more intuitive interface

The product team decided to implement improvements in the user interface to give it a fresh touch before open sourcing the software.

Read More

March 17, 2020

Proxeus & Hyperledger: Combining powers

Proxeus made history by helping to speed up company incorporations in Switzerland. We asked Ulrich Schimpel, member of IBM CTO Europe Team, about his thoughts and experiences.

Read More

March 5, 2020

“We digitized over $200 billion in bonds using Proxeus"

From smart cities to fintech to blockchain, Global ReEnergy Holdings is busy finding best practice solutions that can shape our digital future. We sat down with its CEO, Dr. Jonathan R. Everhart.

Read More

February 12, 2020

Proxeus partners with the Swiss Blockchain Institute

Today we proudly announce that Proxeus joined forces with the Geneva-based Swiss Blockchain Institute. The Institute will be using the Proxeus framework to issue blockchain-registered diplomas as well as possibly adding the framework to its academic

Read More

January 22, 2020

Proxeus workflows: a strong backbone

In past articles we explored Proxeus forms, smart templates and the document service. Proxeus workflows is where all elements come together — let’s take a look how they constitute the backbone of every Proxeus application by defining the process...

Read More

December 20, 2019

From beta to v1: Proxeus 2019 review

The year is slowly coming to an end, a phase which gives us a good opportunity to look back at what happened in the past months and what’s ahead of us. As the American poet T.S. Eliot once wrote: “Only those who will risk going too far can..."

Read More

December 17, 2019

Gather structured information using Proxeus forms

This week we take a closer look at Proxeus forms which collect data from human users or from Blockchain events and make this information available to create any type of document.

Read More

November 21, 2019

Using Proxeus smart templates

In the digitization of a process, the creation of a human-readable output in the form of a document is often an important aspect. Proxeus enables users to create and use smart document templates comprising not only the desired layout and static...

Read More

November 8, 2019

Proxeus document service — document templating made easy

The Proxeus document service is an integral part of the framework and was built from scratch to offer state of the art possibilities in the field of document templating. We sat down with the team that develops this feature to get some insights.

Read More

October 29, 2019

Building DApps: signature integration

Proxeus comes with a fully-fledged signature feature, allowing to send and receive signature requests. Signing a document creates a public cryptographic proof that can be checked on the blockchain by anyone in possession of the document.

Read More

October 17, 2019

“Our mission is to provide trusted real time data as a commodity”

Vlad Trifa, computer scientist, researcher and former Chief Product Officer at Ambrosus just started his new company Sensia. He is a thought leader in the fields of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Web of Things and we met him to talk about the f

Read More

October 8, 2019

Proxeus: wrap your know-how digitally

The invention of email in 1971 essentially allowed users to put letters inside a new form of envelope: a digital one. Compared to the offering of traditional postal services, this new digital envelope format not only resulted in dramatic...

Read More

September 24, 2019

Proxeus v1.0

Almost four years ago, we started out on a vision to make blockchain more accessible and create what the community later dubbed as the “WordPress of blockchain”. Today, we proudly announce the release of version 1.0 of the Proxeus software.

Read More

September 18, 2019

“It’s only a matter of sitting down and defining the processes”

Will the social media agency of the future use Proxeus to collect client requests and run on smart contracts? We met Gustavo Salami, founder of Kuble, to learn more about his vision.

Read More

September 4, 2019

“My hope is that smart contracts will really deserve their..."

Be it as an advisor for blockchain based projects, as a member of the Ethereum Foundation’s advisory board or with his recent talk about identity on the blockchain at TEDxLausanne — Bernd Lapp is a blockchain veteran who has been sharing his...

Read More

August 13, 2019

“Blockchain enables investing in classic cars for everybody..."

Last year, Proxeus and Mercuria Helvetica presented a proof of concept for using blockchain to register certificates of authenticity and conditions for investment-grade autos (more details in this blogpost). Now Fernando Verboonen has taken the...

Read More

June 26, 2019

Swiss Blockchain Hackathon 2019

We are just back from the Swiss Blockchain Hackathon held at Trust Square this week-end, the largest blockchain incubator spread across 2000 square meters in a former bank building on Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich’s main shopping street. Here are some...

Read More

June 6, 2019

Bringing blockchain to the anti-doping world

Professional sport is a matter of national pride and results have considerable financial consequences. For this reason, this field is highly prone to fraud, which has led to the occurrence of several public scandals over the last years...

Read More

April 11, 2019

Proxeus Releases Decentralized Data Storage DApp Tango Reloaded

If you have followed us for a while, you will already be familiar with the DApp Tango Beta. Tango is a user-friendly, ground-breaking secure data storage product which empowers anyone to register, share, sign and save documents through a decentral...

Read More

March 28, 2019

“Proxeus will help to get blockchain applications adopted ma..."

We were delighted to receive a visit by one of our most proactive Proxeus followers, Patrick Eichhorn. The Swiss developer has been following Proxeus closely since the beginning and we had the chance to meet him recently at our office. This is...

Read More

January 30, 2019

Proxeus Perspectives: Alex

In this new edition of the Proxeus Perspectives series, we talked to Alex, one of the full-stack developers working on the Proxeus storage application. Alex unveils the motivations that drove him to join a blockchain project and talks about the...

Read More

December 19, 2018

Interview with Guido Zeller

We talked to Guido Zeller, a developer who has been using the Proxeus framework to develop various applications and also presented his work at the University of Lucerne. Who are you and how did you learn about the Proxeus project? My name is...

Read More

December 5, 2018

Proxeus Workshop: Issue a blockchain-based watch certificate...

Last Tuesday, the Proxeus framework was leveraged as part of the ProConcept UserDay in order to create a blockchain-based watch certificate in less than 30 minutes. Back in July, we released our first beta, named “Rumba”, which allows anyone to...

Read More

November 21, 2018

Certificate of Attendance — Blockchain Leadership Summit

We are glad to announce that the Proxeus platform will be used to issue certificates of attendance as part of the Blockchain Leadership Summit 2018, the largest blockchain event in Switzerland. The conference that will be held at the Congress...

Read More

October 31, 2018

Proxeus Perspectives: Stephan

This week we talked to Stephan, our Junior Digitization Manager. He discusses his experiences in the blockchain world, his role in the Proxeus project as well as his favorite moments since joining the adventure.

Read More

September 26, 2018

Building better technology

Just because a technology is good, doesn’t mean it will be adopted. It needs to be accessible and easy enough to use that the average user is willing to convert from their traditional, familiar way of doing things. Proxeus aims to do for...

Read More

September 20, 2018

Swiss University certificates turn tamper-proof thanks to block..

Yesterday, all 126 students passing the “Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptoassets” course of the University of Basel received certificates registered on the Ethereum mainnet blockchain. This marked the first time that a university in Switzerland...

Read More

August 26, 2018

Supply-chain tracking

Following on from the Ethereum and Hyperledger projects, the Proxeus technology has successfully been leveraged to implement a decentralised shipment tracking system based on IOTA. This use-case once again demonstrates the versatility of the...

Read More

August 22, 2018

Who’s behind Proxeus?

Many of the questions we get are related to the relationship between Proxeus Est. and BlockFactory AG (Ltd.). It seems that a lot of people have difficulty understanding not only what the two entities are and what they each do, but also how they...

Read More

August 20, 2018

Speeding up the digitization of legal processes

It takes up to six weeks to incorporate a business in Switzerland. In May 2018, Proxeus and various partners showed that this time can be reduced to less than two hours by using the blockchain to coordinate processes more effectively...

Read More

July 25, 2018

Proxeus beta released less than 6 mos after ICO

In keeping with their commitment to speed and efficiency, Proxeus has released the beta of their innovative blockchain workflow generator to the community for testing at beta.proxeus.com, less than six months after their USD 25m ICO...

Read More

July 24, 2018

From funding to beta in five intense months

The first beta functionalities allow users to test their blockchain use case by creating documents and workflows and registering them on the Ethereum blockchain. Over the next months, we will continue improving the current platform based on...

Read More

June 20, 2018

Proxeus and WWF Switzerland put donation on the blockchain

Proxeus is collaborating with WWF Switzerland on a prototype solution to improve the ease and accountability of the donation process. June 19,2018, Zurich. Charitable donation is the lifeblood of global NGOs like WWF, yet the good intentions of...

Read More

May 21, 2018

Getting blockchain in gear

Proxeus adds an unprecedented layer of security by using blockchain to register the certificates of authenticity and condition for investment-grade classic and exotic autos. Zurich, May 21, 2018. The roar of a classic’s engine isn’t usually...

Read More

May 7, 2018

Bringing higher education to the blockchain – fast

In under 100 hours, Proxeus created a dApp to issue certificates for the “Bitcoin, Blockchain und Kryptoassets” course run by the University of Basel’s Center of Innovative Finance (CIF) and registering them on Ethereum, making CIF the first...

Read More

April 10, 2018

Proxeus enables first business to be legally registered using...

In a bid to win the digitalSwitzerland challenge, Proxeus joined forces with small group of highly innovative partners to do something never done before – legally register a company from start to finish in record time using digitized workflows and...

Read More

March 20, 2018

Registering Swiss companies on blockchain

While Switzerland is ranked Nr. 1 in the last World Economic Forum Competitiveness Report, the country lags in 53rd place (out of 137) in terms of the number of steps required to start a company, and 60th when it comes to the amount of time...

Read More

March 20, 2018

Swiss FinTech Award winner 2018

After a tight competition, during a gala held at Zurich’s prestigious Dolder Hotel, we got the news we’d been hoping for – Proxeus had won the Swiss Fintech Awards 2018 in the Early Stage category! We’ve been working hard for this, and it’s an...

Read More

June 9, 2020

Every Ending is a new Beginning

Read More

With the open sourcing of Proxeus, Proxeus Anstalt has achieved the mission it was entrusted with by the token holder community and will be winded down, while Proxeus will be becoming a community-run project.

Read More

June 9, 2020

Introducing Proxeus Open Source Association

Read More

This post addresses the question of maintenance and future developments relating to the framework following the open sourcing of Proxeus.

Read More

March 25, 2020

UI update: fresh looks and a more intuitive interface

Read More

The product team decided to implement improvements in the user interface to give it a fresh touch before open sourcing the software.

Read More

March 17, 2020

Proxeus & Hyperledger: Combining powers

Read More

Proxeus made history by helping to speed up company incorporations in Switzerland. We asked Ulrich Schimpel, member of IBM CTO Europe Team, about his thoughts and experiences.

Read More

March 5, 2020

“We digitized over $200 billion in bonds using Proxeus"

Read More

From smart cities to fintech to blockchain, Global ReEnergy Holdings is busy finding best practice solutions that can shape our digital future. We sat down with its CEO, Dr. Jonathan R. Everhart.

Read More

February 12, 2020

Proxeus partners with the Swiss Blockchain Institute

Read More

Today we proudly announce that Proxeus joined forces with the Geneva-based Swiss Blockchain Institute. The Institute will be using the Proxeus framework to issue blockchain-registered diplomas as well as possibly adding the framework to its academic

Read More

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January 22, 2020

Proxeus workflows: a strong backbone

In past articles we explored Proxeus forms, smart templates and the document service. Proxeus workflows is where all elements come together — let’s take a look how they constitute the backbone of every Proxeus application by defining the process...

Read More

December 20, 2019

From beta to v1: Proxeus 2019 review

The year is slowly coming to an end, a phase which gives us a good opportunity to look back at what happened in the past months and what’s ahead of us. As the American poet T.S. Eliot once wrote: “Only those who will risk going too far can..."

Read More

December 17, 2019

Gather structured information using Proxeus forms

This week we take a closer look at Proxeus forms which collect data from human users or from Blockchain events and make this information available to create any type of document.

Read More

November 21, 2019

Using Proxeus smart templates

In the digitization of a process, the creation of a human-readable output in the form of a document is often an important aspect. Proxeus enables users to create and use smart document templates comprising not only the desired layout and static...

Read More

November 8, 2019

Proxeus document service — document templating made easy

The Proxeus document service is an integral part of the framework and was built from scratch to offer state of the art possibilities in the field of document templating. We sat down with the team that develops this feature to get some insights.

Read More

October 29, 2019

Building DApps: signature integration

Proxeus comes with a fully-fledged signature feature, allowing to send and receive signature requests. Signing a document creates a public cryptographic proof that can be checked on the blockchain by anyone in possession of the document.

Read More

October 17, 2019

“Our mission is to provide trusted real time data as a commodity”

Vlad Trifa, computer scientist, researcher and former Chief Product Officer at Ambrosus just started his new company Sensia. He is a thought leader in the fields of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Web of Things and we met him to talk about the f

Read More

October 8, 2019

Proxeus: wrap your know-how digitally

The invention of email in 1971 essentially allowed users to put letters inside a new form of envelope: a digital one. Compared to the offering of traditional postal services, this new digital envelope format not only resulted in dramatic...

Read More

September 24, 2019

Proxeus v1.0

Almost four years ago, we started out on a vision to make blockchain more accessible and create what the community later dubbed as the “WordPress of blockchain”. Today, we proudly announce the release of version 1.0 of the Proxeus software.

Read More

September 18, 2019

“It’s only a matter of sitting down and defining the processes”

Will the social media agency of the future use Proxeus to collect client requests and run on smart contracts? We met Gustavo Salami, founder of Kuble, to learn more about his vision.

Read More

September 4, 2019

“My hope is that smart contracts will really deserve their..."

Be it as an advisor for blockchain based projects, as a member of the Ethereum Foundation’s advisory board or with his recent talk about identity on the blockchain at TEDxLausanne — Bernd Lapp is a blockchain veteran who has been sharing his...

Read More

August 13, 2019

“Blockchain enables investing in classic cars for everybody..."

Last year, Proxeus and Mercuria Helvetica presented a proof of concept for using blockchain to register certificates of authenticity and conditions for investment-grade autos (more details in this blogpost). Now Fernando Verboonen has taken the...

Read More

June 26, 2019

Swiss Blockchain Hackathon 2019

We are just back from the Swiss Blockchain Hackathon held at Trust Square this week-end, the largest blockchain incubator spread across 2000 square meters in a former bank building on Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich’s main shopping street. Here are some...

Read More

June 6, 2019

Bringing blockchain to the anti-doping world

Professional sport is a matter of national pride and results have considerable financial consequences. For this reason, this field is highly prone to fraud, which has led to the occurrence of several public scandals over the last years...

Read More

April 11, 2019

Proxeus Releases Decentralized Data Storage DApp Tango Reloaded

If you have followed us for a while, you will already be familiar with the DApp Tango Beta. Tango is a user-friendly, ground-breaking secure data storage product which empowers anyone to register, share, sign and save documents through a decentral...

Read More

March 28, 2019

“Proxeus will help to get blockchain applications adopted ma..."

We were delighted to receive a visit by one of our most proactive Proxeus followers, Patrick Eichhorn. The Swiss developer has been following Proxeus closely since the beginning and we had the chance to meet him recently at our office. This is...

Read More

January 30, 2019

Proxeus Perspectives: Alex

In this new edition of the Proxeus Perspectives series, we talked to Alex, one of the full-stack developers working on the Proxeus storage application. Alex unveils the motivations that drove him to join a blockchain project and talks about the...

Read More

December 19, 2018

Interview with Guido Zeller

We talked to Guido Zeller, a developer who has been using the Proxeus framework to develop various applications and also presented his work at the University of Lucerne. Who are you and how did you learn about the Proxeus project? My name is...

Read More

December 5, 2018

Proxeus Workshop: Issue a blockchain-based watch certificate...

Last Tuesday, the Proxeus framework was leveraged as part of the ProConcept UserDay in order to create a blockchain-based watch certificate in less than 30 minutes. Back in July, we released our first beta, named “Rumba”, which allows anyone to...

Read More

November 21, 2018

Certificate of Attendance — Blockchain Leadership Summit

We are glad to announce that the Proxeus platform will be used to issue certificates of attendance as part of the Blockchain Leadership Summit 2018, the largest blockchain event in Switzerland. The conference that will be held at the Congress...

Read More

October 31, 2018

Proxeus Perspectives: Stephan

This week we talked to Stephan, our Junior Digitization Manager. He discusses his experiences in the blockchain world, his role in the Proxeus project as well as his favorite moments since joining the adventure.

Read More

September 26, 2018

Building better technology

Just because a technology is good, doesn’t mean it will be adopted. It needs to be accessible and easy enough to use that the average user is willing to convert from their traditional, familiar way of doing things. Proxeus aims to do for...

Read More

September 20, 2018

Swiss University certificates turn tamper-proof thanks to block..

Yesterday, all 126 students passing the “Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptoassets” course of the University of Basel received certificates registered on the Ethereum mainnet blockchain. This marked the first time that a university in Switzerland...

Read More

August 26, 2018

Supply-chain tracking

Following on from the Ethereum and Hyperledger projects, the Proxeus technology has successfully been leveraged to implement a decentralised shipment tracking system based on IOTA. This use-case once again demonstrates the versatility of the...

Read More

August 22, 2018

Who’s behind Proxeus?

Many of the questions we get are related to the relationship between Proxeus Est. and BlockFactory AG (Ltd.). It seems that a lot of people have difficulty understanding not only what the two entities are and what they each do, but also how they...

Read More

August 20, 2018

Speeding up the digitization of legal processes

It takes up to six weeks to incorporate a business in Switzerland. In May 2018, Proxeus and various partners showed that this time can be reduced to less than two hours by using the blockchain to coordinate processes more effectively...

Read More

July 25, 2018

Proxeus beta released less than 6 mos after ICO

In keeping with their commitment to speed and efficiency, Proxeus has released the beta of their innovative blockchain workflow generator to the community for testing at beta.proxeus.com, less than six months after their USD 25m ICO...

Read More

July 24, 2018

From funding to beta in five intense months

The first beta functionalities allow users to test their blockchain use case by creating documents and workflows and registering them on the Ethereum blockchain. Over the next months, we will continue improving the current platform based on...

Read More

June 20, 2018

Proxeus and WWF Switzerland put donation on the blockchain

Proxeus is collaborating with WWF Switzerland on a prototype solution to improve the ease and accountability of the donation process. June 19,2018, Zurich. Charitable donation is the lifeblood of global NGOs like WWF, yet the good intentions of...

Read More

May 21, 2018

Getting blockchain in gear

Proxeus adds an unprecedented layer of security by using blockchain to register the certificates of authenticity and condition for investment-grade classic and exotic autos. Zurich, May 21, 2018. The roar of a classic’s engine isn’t usually...

Read More

May 7, 2018

Bringing higher education to the blockchain – fast

In under 100 hours, Proxeus created a dApp to issue certificates for the “Bitcoin, Blockchain und Kryptoassets” course run by the University of Basel’s Center of Innovative Finance (CIF) and registering them on Ethereum, making CIF the first...

Read More

April 10, 2018

Proxeus enables first business to be legally registered using...

In a bid to win the digitalSwitzerland challenge, Proxeus joined forces with small group of highly innovative partners to do something never done before – legally register a company from start to finish in record time using digitized workflows and...

Read More

March 20, 2018

Registering Swiss companies on blockchain

While Switzerland is ranked Nr. 1 in the last World Economic Forum Competitiveness Report, the country lags in 53rd place (out of 137) in terms of the number of steps required to start a company, and 60th when it comes to the amount of time...

Read More

March 20, 2018

Swiss FinTech Award winner 2018

After a tight competition, during a gala held at Zurich’s prestigious Dolder Hotel, we got the news we’d been hoping for – Proxeus had won the Swiss Fintech Awards 2018 in the Early Stage category! We’ve been working hard for this, and it’s an...

Read More

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