Tagged: crypto

Sentinel Protocol Raises US$27M & Partners with Bibox Exchange

Sentinel Protocol, a crowdsourced threat intelligence platform built on the blockchain, has not only signed a partnership with Bibox Exchange but announced a $27M funding windfall. Bibox has agreed to deploy Sentinel Protocol platform to protect its users but list Sentinel Protocol’s UPP token. “Exchanges are… Read More

Revolut Celebrates 2 Million Customers & Shares New Details About Commission Free Global Trading Platform

Earlier this week Revolut announced its plans to apply for a US banking license. Today the challenger bank indicated that it will launch a global trading platform to buy and sell listed stocks commission-free through which Revolut customers will be able to invest in companies such as Apple… Read More

Digital Currency Platform Dash Hires New CTO Bob Carroll to Lead Product Development

Dash, a digital currency for payments, has added IT industry veteran Bob Carroll as the new Dash Core Group Chief Technology Officer.  As CTO, Carroll will be in charge of leading the continued development of the Dash network and its products, including the development and… Read More

Coinstreet’s Sam Lee Joins Stryking Entertainment Advisory Board in Advance of STRYKZ Token Sale

Berlin-based Stryking has signed crypto investing expert and serial entrepreneur Samson Lee, Coinstreet Partners Founder and CEO, to its advisory board. Lee will support Stryking and its upcoming STRYKZ token launch with his Asian business connections and his crypto market and business development. “We are delighted… Read More

Revolut Adds XRP & Bitcoin Cash: Offering “Frictionless” Cryptocurrency Exposure to Mainstream Population

Earlier this week Digital challenger bank Revolut asked customers to help name its new and exclusive metal card. Now the maverick platform has moved again from metal to crypto: Revolut customers can buy, hold and sell two more cryptocurrencies instantly within the app. In December last year,… Read More

Crypto News: Rene van Kesteren Joins Team BlockFi from BOA

What began as an advising board position developed into job opportunity for former BOA Merrill Lynch Managing Director of Equity Markets Rene van Kesteren, who joined BlockFi as its new Chief Risk Officer. BlockFi, based in New York City, serves crypto investors by offering USD loans… Read More

Swarm Fund Lists FarmCoin Venture: Providing Investment Opportunity to Support Africa’s Unbanked

Swarm, a blockchain for private equity, has opened an investment opportunity in the FarmCoin pan-African financial and commodities ecosystem via its marketplace. This will give investors not only a unique investment opportunity in one of the prime “unbanked” global markets, but also the chance to… Read More

UK Digital Banker Revolut Finds Savings in the Vaults

Revolut, the digital banking alternative, announced that over 150,000 customers have started saving via Vaults since its launch in April. The feature enables users to round up and save the spare change from every card purchase and has already lead to Revolut customers saving over… Read More

StartEngine Teams Up With PrimeTrust to Create First Reg CF Crypto Escrow

StartEngine, a full stack crowdfunding platform listing Reg CF, Reg D, and Reg A+ offerings, announced on Friday it has partnered with technology-driven trust company PrimeTrust to create what they believe is the first ever regulation crowdfunding crypto escrow. According to the duo, the crypto escrow will allow… Read More

OECD Secretary General Report Looks at Cryptocurrency Tax Implications: “The Era of Bank Secrecy Is Over”

In its new study, the OECD Secretary General examines cryptocurrency and its tax consequences in the two part Report to G20 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors. Part I reports on the activities and achievements of the OECD’s tax agenda, and reviews significant achievements while looking ahead at… Read More

Payza Integrates DASH as Second Accepted Cryptocurrency, Celebrates Launch with Promotion

Dash, a digital currency for payments, has partnered with Payza, an international online payment provider, to reach over 13 million users in 190 countries. The partnership allows users to send and receive Dash to and from other Payza users, spend it at 100,000 e-commerce retailers,… Read More

Grayscale Introduces Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin and XRP Investment Trusts

Grayscale Investments, LLC, a digital currency investing authority, launched four new investment products including Bitcoin Cash Investment Trust, Ethereum Investment Trust, Litecoin Investment Trust and XRP Investment Trust.  As of 28 February 2018, Grayscale reported possessed $2.1 billion in assets under management. Barry Silbert, Digital Currency… Read More

TrustToken’s TrueUSD Stablecoin Now Trading on Bittrex: Reports “Huge” Response

This past January, 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. TrueUSD aims to offer a more stable… Read More

Record-Breaking Havven’s Crypto-Blockchain Monetary System & Stablecoin Closes in 90 Minutes

Havven’s crypto-monetary system and stablecoin sale closed within a day, with a total cap of USD$30 million. Tokens will be distributed to sale participants between March 7-13. Havven aims to combat one of the biggest problems of cryptocurrencies at the moment: volatility. The Australian blockchain-based solution… Read More

Guess Which Tokens deVere Group Added to its Crypto Trading App…

Within a month of launching its de Vere Crypto cryptocurrency app and despite last week’s crypto crash, deVere Group has decided to add two new tokens to its crypto trading app. Users of deVere Crypto can now also store, transfer and exchange Ripple (XRP) and Dash (DASH), alongside… Read More

Israeli Supreme Court Protects Digital Currency Exchange: Crypto Exchange Should Not Be Banned Sweepingly

The Supreme Court of Israel intervened in a decision by an Israeli bank and ruled that it cannot extensively block the activity of the crypto stock exchange. The Court noted that the bank’s fears and attitudes toward the crypto industry were unfounded speculations. Supreme Court Justice… Read More

Cyber-Defense Software Multiven Offers MultiCoins during Chaineum ICO

Multiven, a provider of independent and politically-neutral software integrity maintenance and cyber-defense services, opened its ICO on Chaineum.  The ICO aims at distributing Multiven Coin tokens (MultiCoins) which will serve as the medium of exchange for the soon-to-be-launched Multiven Open Marketplace (MOM) – a blockchain-based marketplace that aims… Read More

CoinDesk Revs Up for Blockchain Week New York City

CoinDesk, Inc, a digital media, events and information services company for the crypto and blockchain community, will partner with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to sponsor “Blockchain Week New York City”, an event which will run from 11- 17 May, showcasing the big… Read More

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