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Blockchain Technologies Firm Blocktech Announces New Partnership With French University of Armenia to Launch Armenia’s First Academic Blockchain Lab

Blocktech, a U.S.-based blockchain technologies company, and announced on Wednesday it is now partnering with the French University of Armenia (UFAR) to launch Armenia’s first academic Blockchain Lab. According to the duo, this new lab will conduct interdisciplinary research into the crypto-economic implications of blockchain technologies, in collaboration with the university’s… Read More

Ambitious Cryptocurrency Mine Opens in Armenia

Local news agency Arka has announced that a large crypto mining facility has opened in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. The facility, the country’s first, currently hosts 3000 machines mining Bitcoins and ether, but will one day host 120 000 machines, its creators believe. According… Read More

WorldRemit Announces Partnership With CONTACT to Launch Instant Money Transfers in Ukraine, Armenia, Belarus, & Kazakhstan

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit announced on Tuesday it teamed up with payment system CONTACT to launch instant money transfers in Ukraine, Armenia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan. According to WorldRemit, customers from more than 50 countries can use its app or website to send instant, secure money transfers to… Read More

Update: Father of Special Needs Son Raises Nearly $500,000 on GoFundMe; Mother Speaks Out About Accusations

It’s a story that continues to melt hearts everywhere: a father choosing to take care of his son with down syndrome over keeping his marriage with his wife. The now-single New Zealand native, Samuel Forrest, has successfully secured over $485,000 through GoFundMe so that he… Read More

First Time Dad Refuses to Give Up on His Special Needs Son; Launches GoFundMe Campaign For Living Costs

Auckland, New Zealand native and first time father, Samuel Forrest, was so excited when his wife told him that they were expecting a child. Everything went well during the pregnancy and there were no worries what’s so ever on the delivery day. Unfortunately, Forrest’s life… Read More

US Ambassador: We are Interested in Promoting Crowdfunding

 Is Crowdfunding Part of the New Foreign Policy? The US Ambassador to Armenia, John A. Heffern, was recently interviewed (Video) about the importance of crowdfunding – specifically in Armenia. Now the tidal wave of crowdfunding – both investment based and donation based – is still… Read More

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