Tagged: crypto

KICKICO: Bringing DAO into ICO Landscape with Community Choice

KICKICO, a blockchain platform for fundraising in cryptocurrencies, is aiming to bring DAO into the ICO landscape.  KICKICO is launching Community Choice, a new function that will give the crypto community the ability to vet, rate and filter the ICO space and to determine which… Read More

Secured Lender BlockFi Secures $1.55M Funding to Build Cryptoasset Ecosystem

BlockFi, a New York-based non-bank lender that offers USD loans to cryptoasset owners, announced a $1.55 million raise from ConsenSys Ventures, Kenetic Capital, PJC, SoFi,  Purple Arch Ventures and Lumenary. The new capital injection will be used to bridge the gap between traditional debt capital markets and… Read More

Augmate Awarded BitcoinLatina Grant to Promote Mexican Blockchain Development: Creating Opportunities

Augmate,  a B2B enterprise company specializing in wearable devices, has received a grant from BitcoinLatina to promote blockchain development in Latin America. BitcoinLatina provides blockchain solutions to scale Latin American consumer, enterprise, government, military, and university services and distributed applications. Its grant, which comes in… Read More

Japan Net Bank & Tech Bureau to Initiate POC Project to Evaluate Mijin and Hyperledger: Going Paperless

Fintech and cryptocurrency solutions company Tech Bureau noted that that Japan’s first online bank, Japan Net Bank, Limited is testing blockchain technology integrations using mijin and Hyperledger and has initiated a proof-of-concept project to evaluate to utilize the cryptocurrencies for paperless contract administration, scheduled to be… Read More

Matchpool’s Dan Timsit Discusses New Cryptofunding Platform Fund0x: “By the Community, for the Community”

Envisioning itself as the “go-to platform for building new partnerships, finding love or jobs and building new products” with the assistance of the community, Tel Aviv- based Matchpool has launched a new social platform seeking and sourcing crypto from the crowd called fund0x.  The cryptocurrency-only site… Read More

Hong Kong’s Financial Services and Treasury Bureau & Investor Education Centre Launch Public Education Campaign on ICO & Crypto Risks

Hong Kong’s Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) and the Investor Education Centre (IEC), a subsidiary of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), jointly launched a public education campaign today on the risks associated with ICOs and cryptocurrencies. The campaign aims to provide the… Read More

Revolut Launches In-App Feature: Buy, Hold & Exchange Cryptocurrencies

Revolut officially launched its cryptocurrency feature, allowing all Revolut customers to buy, hold and exchange cryptocurrencies in-app in seconds, as the innovative fintech platform sticks to its mission and continues to disrupt traditional banking by mainstreaming cryptocurrencies. “We have been amazed by the incredible demand… Read More

Time to Un-Tether? Enter TrustToken and its TrueUSD Stablecoin

TrustToken, a global platform for tokenizing fiat currencies and real-world assets backed by Stanford-StartX, FJ Labs, and BlockTower Capital, launched TrueUSD, reportedly the first fiat-backed stablecoin to offer token-holders legally protected certificates of ownership of US Dollars. Seeking to claim wary Tether customers – especially given… Read More

WAWLLET Bridges Fiat-Crypto Gap, Scores $35M Pre-ICO, Preps for Public ICO

Traditional financial models, be on your guard. WAWLLET, reportedly the world’s first multi-asset wallet and personal financial passport, connecting people, banks and financial services, will launch an up-to-89 million-ICO for its WIN Tokens, valued at $3 USD per Token, on 29 January. 44 million WIN Tokens… Read More

David Siemer and Wavemaker Partners Publish Report: The Global State of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

David Siemer, Co-Founder of Wavemaker Partners, a cross-border venture capital firm, dual headquartered in Los Angeles and Singapore, published his State of Crypto Global Overview. In recent months, Siemer deliberated the implications and impact of cyptocurrency on global industry and economic organization, as well as the… Read More