Tagged: crypto

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

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