Banking for the Cryptocurrency Age: Palladium to Purchase European Bank, Predicted to Become a “New Global Leader in Fintech”

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At the beginning of July, a new blockchain startup in Malta was announced. Malta, being one of the most crypto friendly countries around, has become host to multiple exchanges and blockchain startups. In an industry not known for being humble, Palladium was revealed as the… Read More

VentureBeat.com Ranks ($DATI) Digital Arts Media Network’s Crowdfunding Venture ‘truCrowd’ in the Top 10

TruCrowd, Inc., operator of truCrowd.com, an equity crowdfunding portal that is part of the public accelerator incubator platform owned by Digital Arts Media Network (n/k/a Digital Asset Monetary Network) Stock symbol : “DATI”, was pleased to announce its recent top 10 ranking by VentureBeat.com in… Read More

Crypto Portfolio Management Platform for Institutions Copper.co Offers Custody Solution

Copper.co is now offering a custody solution for institutions investing in digital assets. The crypto portfolio management platform says it is offering the “industry’s first server less” co-sign custody solution. Copper management says it expands the crypto market by making transactions safer and less prone… Read More

Swarm Opens up Fund for Investors to Purchase Robinhood Equity Token

Swarm, the next gen blockchain platform for issuing security tokens, has opened up pre-funding of the Robinhood Equity Token or REHT. As of today, accredited investors may register to invest to hold equity in Robinhood. Labeled the “first security token of its kind,” when the hurdle… Read More

Venezuelan Government Phasing Out Bolivar for “Sovereign” Pegged to “Petro” Cryptocurrency

The Venezuelan government plans to issue a new paper currency called ‘the sovereign’ next Monday, August 20th, and the new currency will be pegged to that nation’s new cryptocurrency, ‘el petro.’ The latest news comes on the heels of a story CI reported yesterday about… Read More

Investor & Crypto Advisor Sues AT& T for $224 Million for Gross Negligence in Cryptocurrency Theft

Michael Terpin, an investor, crypto advisor and founder of Marketwire, has thrown down the gauntlet with AT&T over a massive cryptocurrency threat. In a tweet, Terpin states; “Somebody needed to sue AT&T for fraud and gross negligence in letting criminals SIM swap. I just did.”… Read More

Report: Coinbase Says it was Signing Up 50,000 A DAY Last Year. Meanwhile Crypto Tanks

Even while crypto is tanking inciting fears of crypto doom, Coinbase marches onward ignoring the daily vacillations of the market. In a report from Bloomberg today, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong shared that during 2017 they were signing up a whopping 50,000 each and every day. He… Read More

Overfunding: Ready-to-Drink Beverage Brand Tuk Tuk Chai Surpasses £150,000 Funding Target In 24 Hours on Crowdcube

Tuk Tuk Chai, a UK-based ready to drink beverage startup, quickly surpassed its initial £150,000 funding target within 24 hours through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2015, Tuk Tuk states that its beverages described as an infusion of black tea, whole spices and milk… Read More

Square Update: Reader Now Can Process Chip Cards in Just Two Seconds Without Signature Required

Payment process platform Square announced this week it has updated its Square Reader for contactless and chip and Square Register will now process chip cards in just two seconds (previously 3.6 seconds) without the requirement of a signature. While sharing more details about the update, Jesse Dorogusker, Head of Hardware… Read More

Prosper Releases 2018 Second Quarter Results

Online lender Prosper announced earlier this week the release of its 2018 second quarter results. According to Prosper, year-over-year loan originations increased 12% to $867 million, Net Loss decreased 70% to ($12.6) million and Adjusted EBITDA has also increased 31% to $8.8 million. Highlights of the… Read More

Fineqia Sets Up Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Investment Subsidiary in Malta & Is Accepted Into FCA Regulatory Sandbox

Blockchain technology firm Fineqia International Inc. (CSE: FNQ) (OTCPink: FNQQF) (Frankfurt: FNQA) announced on Wednesday the launch of its new blockchain and cryptocurrency investment subsidiary company in Malta. Fineqia reported that it established in Malta in order to hold its growing portfolio of blockchain, fintech, and cryptocurrency… Read More

Crypto Exchange Huobi Announces Strategic Partnership & Investment With OpenFinance Network

Singapore-based blockchain asset financial service provider and crypto exchange Huobi announced on Wednesday it has entered into a strategic partnership and invested in U.S.-compliant security token trading platform, OpenFinance Network. According to Huobi, the new partnership will introduce both platforms to new markets and allow collaboration… Read More


“Carnage.” Crypto Markets Descend 70-90% Below All Time Highs

Cryptocurrency markets have corrected to the upside slightly today, with Bitcoin up about 5% at the time of writing, and Ethereum up about 8%, but memories of yesterday’s steep price declines are still fresh and traders and holders dizzy. According to CCN, in the first… Read More

CapLinked Announces Blockchain Advisory Board

Just a little over a month after securing $2.5 million in seed funding for its blockchain product, TransitNet, CapLinked, a secure information sharing company founded by PayPal’s first U.S. head of marketing Eric M. Jackson, announced the members of the advisory board for TransitNet. As… Read More

Button Blockchain Technologies Joins Boston Accelerator Play Labs

Button Blockchain Technologies has joined the second class with Boston’s accelerator Play Labs at MIT while receiving $20,000 in pre-seed money. The company offers a financial technology platform for “personal cryptocurrency fiscal management.” Additionally, Button is seeking to create a corporate blockchain solution for tokenized projects… Read More

Fundrise Updates on Ongoing Reg A+ Offering: 4.4 Million Shares Sold so Far

Fundrise, an online real estate investment platform, has filed an updated Form 1-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission that provides insight into their ongoing share offering. Fundrise commenced a securities offering for “Rise Companies Corp.” back at the beginning of 2017. When first revealed,… Read More

OpenFin Appoints Former Deutsche Bank Executive Stephen Wood As New Global Head of Enterprise Deployment

U.S. fintech OpenFin announced on Wednesday it has appointed Deutsche Bank’s Head of Market Data, Risk, and Compliance, Stephen Wood, as its newly created Global Head of Enterprise. OpenFin reports that Wood brings to its team more than 20 years of financial services industry experience, along… Read More

SeedInvest Recognized in Inc. 500 as Fast Growing Financial Service

Investment crowdfunding platform SeedInvest has earned a spot on the Inc. 500 list as the 4th fastest growing financial services firm in the US. Coming in at number 117 overall, being recognized in the top 10 in financial services is an impressive accomplishment for the… Read More

Singapore Crypto Service Ethos Announces Integration With Fiat Purchase Service Simplex

Singapore-based cryptocurrency services platform Ethos announced it now integrating with Simplex, a global instant fiat purchase service enabling bitcoin and altcoin purchases with credit and debit cards. The integration will be through the Ethos Universal Wallet, which provides a secure, self-custodied mobile wallet that puts… Read More

UK Government Announces Winners of Prize by Tech Firms Helping UK Renters Boost their Credit Score

The UK government has announced the names of three Fintechs that have won their “Rent Recognition Challenge.” The competition was simple: find a way to incorporate rent within credit scores to make it easier for renters to gain a mortgage. The three firms are: Bud:… Read More

Digital Assets: Canada based Blockstation to Power Jamaica Stock Exchange to Trade Crypto

Toronto based Blockstation has signed an agreement with the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) to provide digital currency and token trading including settlement, trading and more. Blockstation is a company that provides existing stock exchanges to transition to a blockchain based transactions. Initially known as the… Read More