Tagged: cryptocurrency

Coinbase Debuts Institutional Suite of Products & Announces New Chicago Office

Coinbase announced earlier this week the launch of its new product offerings for institutions, which are designed to meet the demand to trade and invest in cryptocurrency. The company reported that over the past few months more than 100 hedge funds have announced plans to… Read More

Indorse Partners with ICOCrunch to Drive ICO Project Transparency

Indorse, a blockchain-powered social network for professionals, has partnered with ICOCrunch, an independent research platform that showcases ICO projects. Through this partnership, Indorse will help ICOCrunch add an “additional layer of legitimacy” to projects on the platform. Once a project has been verified through Indorse,… Read More

New York State Department of Financial Services Authorize Gemini Trust Company to Provide Additional Virtual Currency Products & Services

Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo announced on Monday the New York State Department of Financial Services has authorized Gemini Trust Company, LLC to offer the custody services and trading of Zcash, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash, emerging cryptocurrencies, on its virtual currency exchange, which is… Read More

Huobi Group Announces European Expansion Plans: Set to Open New London Offers Later This Year

Last week, global blockchain asset financial service provider Huobi Group announced its plans to expand into Europe with new offices in London opening later this year. As previously reported, Huobi Group was founded in 2013 and has become a leading global digital asset financial service provider in… Read More

UNICEF Australia Now Using Cryptocurrency Mining For Fundraising Through New The Hopepage

On Monday UNICEF Australia announced it has turned to cryptocurrency for online fundraising through its new website, The Hopepage, which notably allows Australians to provide help and hope to vulnerable children by simply opening the page while they are online. According to the nonprofit, when users are… Read More

Bermuda Premier & Minister of Finance David Burt Signs MOU With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance

Bermuda’s premier and minister of finance David Burt announced on Friday he has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. Burt revealed in the announcement:  “The Binance Group is the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange and an international… Read More

Crowdfunder Lists First ICO: Augmate Aims to Raise $32M

Augmate expanded its initial coin offering onto Crowdfunder, reportedly the first ICO on the crowdfunding site, and a milestone for both companies. The offering, structured as a security token in a nod to recent Securities and Exchange Commission guidance on ICOs, gives investors a chance… 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

Coinbase Acquires Digital Currency Platform Earn.com

Earn.com, a platform that gives users cryptocurrencies for doing tasks such as replying to emails, announced on Monday it is being acquired by digital wallet and crypto exchange, Coinbase. As part of the acquisition, Earn’s Co-Founder and CEO, Balaji Srinivasan, will join Coinbase and assume the role… Read More

Following Technology Demand Singapore Blockchain Firm Pundi X Launches Buy-Back Program For Company Holdings in NPXS Tokens

Pundi X (CURRENCY: PXS), a multi-cryptocurrency point-of-sale (POS) solutions provider for retail stores,  announce, on Monday it has launched a new buy-back program for company holdings in NPXS tokens following a reported unanticipated demand for its technology. Pundi X CEO and co-founder, Zac Cheah, claimed that the… Read More

Coinsource Goes to Washington, Bitcoin ATMs Now Available in 18 States

Coinsource, claiming the world’s largest Bitcoin ATM network title, will expand into the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Coinsource will install 20 machines across the District of Columbia and Maryland after receiving significant demand from Bitcoin users and local merchants. This installation caps follows a successful… Read More

Galileo Debuts Global Cryptocurrency API Solution

Galileo, a U.S.-based payments processors and program management firm, announced on Wednesday the launch of its Galileo Cryptocurrency API to bridge the gap between cryptocurrencies and mainstream payments. According to Galileo, the cryptocurrency solution enables customers to seamlessly deposit funds denominated in cryptocurrencies to their accounts,… Read More

Codex Protocol, ConsenSys & Rare Art Labs Set to Hold Live Auction at Ethereal Summit in NYC

Codex, a decentralized title registry for the $2 trillion arts and collectibles (A&C) asset class, announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with ConsenSys to host a live charity auction at Ethereal Summit, which will take place in New York City on May 11th and… Read More

U.S. Fintech Intrinio Announces Partnership With CryptoQuote to Distribute Real-TIme Cryptocurrency Data Through Marketplace

Intrinio, a U.S.-based fintech company that provides financial data, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with CryptoQuote, a provider of accurate and timely cryptocurrency data APIs, to distribute real-time cryptocurrency data through Intrinio’s fintech marketplace. According to Intrinio, users on the fintech marketplace… Read More

George Soros Reconsiders Crypto: Prepares to Trade Cryptocurrencies

Crypto fever continues…. According to a recent Bloomberg Technology post, George Soros and his $26 billion family office is now preparing to trade cryptocurrencies, shifting from his January World Economic Forum assessment that digital assets were a “bubble. Adam Fisher, who oversees macro investing at New York-based Soros… Read More

Digital Asset Trading Platform Bitfinex Introduces Trading of Twelve New Token Listings

Bitfinex, a digital asset trading platform that offers state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders and global liquidity providers, announced on Saturday the introduction of twelve new token listings to its trading platform. According to Bitfinex, the newly introduced token listings have a combined market capitalization of… Read More

Foxconn Subsidiary Set to Build Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Smartphone

Smartphone manufacturer Foxconn has recently announced that one of its subsidiaries is now set to build what is believed to be the first blockchain smartphone for Sirin Labs. According to Sirin Labs, the Finney blockchain smartphone is designed to store and use digital currencies such… Read More

Cybersecurity and IoT Leader WISeKey to Enter Global Crypto Market with Q4 2018 WISeCoin ICO

WISeKey International Holding Ltd ( SIX: WIHN), a global cybersecurity and IoT company, will launch its WISeCoin in Q4 2018. WISeCoin will be funded by an ICO with forthcoming private pre-sales starting in Q3 2018. The company expects high demand for WISeCoin. Founded by Chairman… Read More

Blockchain Tech Etherparty Launches “Three for Free” Contest on its Rocket Cryptocurrency Crowdfunding Platform

Etherparty Smart Contracts Inc., a Vancouver blockchain tech company, is now accepting applications for its Rocket Three for Free contest, which will offer three projects or startups the opportunity to win full use of Etherparty’s new cryptocurrency crowdfunding platform, Rocket, free of charge. Founded by Lisa… Read More

Request Network Adds Global Cryptocurrency Payments Service: Designed to Unseat PayPal

Y-Combinator-backed Request Network Foundation launched its cryptocurrency payments service which allowing users to send and request payments or make money transfers in cryptocurrencies. “We’re very excited to see the ways in which developers connect with the technology, and use it to make cryptocurrency payments mainstream,… Read More