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Tokenized Real Estate Market Stays Above $27 Million, As Security Token Space Continues to Evolve: Report

The Security Token Group (STG), which aims to support the development of blockchain-based security tokens, recently published their February edition of the Security Token Market Real Estate Report. The Security Token Group noted in a blog posted released on March 22, 2021 that as we… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Mining Firm Riot Blockchain Stock has Surged Nearly 1,500% During 2020

As the Bitcoin (BTC) price continues to set new all-time highs (now approaching nearly $30,000), Riot Blockchain’s (NASDAQ:RIOT) stock surged almost 1,500% in 2020. There were very few assets in 2020 that outperformed Bitcoin, however, the shares of Riot have been rising along with Ethereum… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Marqeta Might Conduct IPO Next Year, after Establishing Additional Head Offices in Denver

Marqeta, a Fintech Unicorn that claims to be the first global modern card-issuing platform, is reportedly working with many startups that are now using Marqeta’s payment card issuance technology. Marqeta is also working closely with Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. as the… Read More

CFTC: Court Orders Crypto Scam to Pay $900K + Restitution and Penalty

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is reporting that the US District Court for the District of Colorado has entered a judgment against defendants Venture Capital Investments LLC (VCI) and its principal and manager Breonna Clark d/b/a Eliot Clark d/b/a Alexander Pak (Clark), of Denver,… Read More

Colorado Ruling Throws Interesting Twist into Madden v. Midland Odyssey

One of the first moves the Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian P. Brooks took upon assuming the leadership role at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency was to further clarify his agency’s view on the Madden v. Midland case. The legal dust-up… Read More

Colorado-based Fintech QRails Secures $8 Million in Funding via Series A Round Led by EFM Asset Management

Denver, Colorado-based QRails, a Fintech firm that aims to help prepaid, debit and credit card issuers with integrating payment processing and program management, has secured $8 million in funding through a Series A investment round. The company said it will use the capital raised to… Read More

Australian Jailed in Colorado for Laundering Money Using Bitcoin

An Australian living in Boulder, Colorado has been sentenced to one year and a day in prison and 12 months probation for laundering money using Bitcoins. Emilio Testa, age 32, was arrested after selling bitcoins to undercover agents. “According to the stipulated facts contained in… Read More

Colorado Governor Jared Polis Signs Blockchain Friendly Digital Token Act into Law

Governor Jared Polis of Colorado signed the Colorado Digital Token Act into law last week. The legislation is designed to provide limited exemptions from the securities registration and securities broker-dealer and salesperson licensing requirements for persons dealing in digital tokens and cryptocurrencies. According to the… Read More

Overstock.com Blockchain Portfolio Company Voatz to Support Smartphone Voting for Upcoming Denver Municipal Elections

Officials from the Denver Elections Division announced on Thursday Voatz, a portfolio company of Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) will partner with Tusk Philanthropies to introduce a pilot program that will allow voters to use smartphones to cast votes for the upcoming Denver municipal elections.  The… Read More

Colorado Sanctions 4 More ICOs, Two Pending – Bringing Total to 20

Colorado has been particularly active in its pursuit of questionable initial coin offerings (ICOs) projects being marketed and made available to Colorado state residents. Now a release from the local securities regulator says the region’s Securities Commissioner, Gerald Rome, has signed cease and desist orders against… Read More

Four More ICOs Sanctioned in Colorado

Colorado Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has ordered four more issuers of initial coin offerings to stop selling unregistered securities in the Western American state. The latest round of cease and desist orders brings the total number of ICOs now sanctioned by Colorado to 12. Bitcoin… Read More

Colorado Issues Two Cease & Desist Orders for ICOs Selling Unregistered Securities: DavorCoin and Cyber Capital Invest

The Colorado Division of Securities posted a note this week about issuing “final” Cease & Desist orders pertaining to two companies promoting initial coin offerings (ICOs). The C&D referenced selling un-registered securities in the state. Davor, offering the DavorCoin, and Cyber Capital Invest, offering CCI… Read More

Colorado Pro-Crypto ICO Bill Fails

A bill (HB 1426) that would have made Colorado a haven for ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings) failed to pass a third reading Wednesday in the Colorado Legislature by a narrow margin of 18-17, the Denver Post reports. ICO’s are a type of tradable “digital asset”… Read More

Alpine Bank Selects Fintech Avoka to Build Customized Account-Opening Experience

On Tuesday, fintech startup Avoka announced that Colorado-based Alphine Bank has selected the Avoka Transact Platform to enhance its digital presence. Avoka reported that it will deliver completely digital account openings that include ID verification, funding, and immediate establishment of the account. The company noted… Read More

Funding Circle Expands US Ops into Rocky Mountain State, Poised for Mile High Growth

Funding Circle, a leading small business loans platform, has expanded its U.S. operations with a second office in Denver, Colorado. With the move Funding Circle will look to hire around 290 new employees in the Denverarea over the next two years to support the company’s… Read More

Bouck Brothers Distillery Seeks Growth Funds on Indiegogo/Microventures

Bouck Brothers Whiskey, a distillery located in Idaho Springs, Colorado, has launched a funding round on Indiegogo/Microventures’ equity crowdfunding platform. The company describes itself as a small batch distillery and tasting room that specializes in unique whiskey and adventurous spirits. Bouck Brothers Distilling currently offers five spirits,… Read More

Recoup Fitness Syncs with WeFunder for First Capital Raise, Already Counts NHL, NBA, NFL & MLB Players as Clients

Recoup Fitness founder and CEO Matt Hyder has partnered with WeFunder, a US regulation crowdfunding portal, for his company’s first capital raise.  The Colorado-based fitness company aims to raise $1.07 million, having quickly secured over $20K from 7 investors. Funding will be used to increase manufacturing and… Read More

iFunding Selects The Bruckal Group For Denver Senior Bridge Loan

Over the weekend, real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding announced it had raised a total of $750,000 for a senior bridge loan in Denver, Colorado. The website confirmed that this loan is structured to accommodate a dynamic real estate strategy. The Bruckal Group was selected for the loan… Read More

Lendio Reveals Top 10 Best States for Small Business Lending (Infographic)

Lendio, an online service that helps business owners find small business loans, announced on Friday its top 10 best states for small business lending. This list was created in celebration of National Small Business Week and is based on lending data from the platform, which… Read More

XTI Aircraft CEO on Expanding StartEngine Initiative: We Had Received 2,000 Expressions of Interest

Last month, Colorado-based XTI Aircraft Co. (XTI) announced it has extended its TriFan 600 campaign on StartEngine. This was after the company secured $20.6 million in non-binding expressions of interest. XTI has designed a 6 seater, vertical take-off and landing aircraft that has the potential to… Read More

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