The blockchain technology environment is flourishing in Neuchâtel thanks to several start-up projects. The latest one tackles in an original way an old problem of traditional watchmaking: the fight against counterfeiting.

Neuchâtel is quietly pursuing its ambition to nurture a real cultural breeding ground for blockchain technologies. The latest example comes from watchmaking, and part of its destiny was played out this Wednesday evening.

The DFinity Foundation aims to forge, in particular thanks to blockchain technologies, a public and decentralized Internet, free from technological majors such as Google, Amazon or Microsoft. Based in Zurich, it has set up its operational center in Neuchâtel ....