Tagged: cryptocurrency

NSD Teams Up With Waves to Develop New Crypto Assets Platform

Russia’s central securities depository, The National Settlement Depository (NSD) announced on Friday it is teaming up with Waves Platform to develop a new blockchain platform to support digital assets. The duo revealed that the new platform will securely host and store tokenized and crypto assets,… Read More

Nippon Technology Venture Partners, FISCO Capitals & ABBA Pledge $9M+ Upcoming COMSA ICO

Tech Bureau Corp, a fintech and cryptocurrency solutions company, announced that leading Japanese VCs pledged over $9M investment in COMSA’s ICO. Nippon Technology Venture Partners, FISCO Capitals and ABBALab Inc will invest in COMSA ICO tokens and XEM. COMSA, a complete Initial Coin Offering fundraising… Read More

Slam Dunk! Lithuanian Basketball Fans Can Now Buy Tickets with XEM Cryptocurrency

NEM.io Foundation, the creator of the P2P NEM blockchain platform providing payments, messaging and asset making, announced a sponsorship deal with Lithuanian basketball club Lietuvos Rytas. Basketball fans will now be able to purchase Rytas tickets with blockchain-supported digital currency.The NEM.io Foundation, a leader in… Read More

investFeed Completes Token Generation Event Totaling More Than 15,000 ETH

investFeed, the next-generation social investment network that just replaced equities with blockchain based assets, completed its Token Generation Event (TGE) on Monday. The TGE closed with contributions totaling to 15,038 ETH with a market valuation of $4 million. The company revealed that the FEED tokens… Read More

Swap Protocol Introduces AIR Token on AIRSWAP; ConsenSys’ Mark D’Agostino Joins as Advisor

The Swap protocol, a decentralized, P2P protocol for trading Ethereum tokens, announced the launch of its token, AIR, and its token trading platform, AIRSWAP. On October 10, 2017, AIR will be available for purchase in ether. The launch will be a demonstration of the Swap… Read More

investFeed Rolls Out First Version of Cryptocurrency-Based Social Investment Platform

investFeed, a community-powered stock trading network, announced on Friday it is rolling out the first version of its cryptocurrency-based social investment platform. The roll out of investFeed’s social investment platform comes just a couple weeks after the company launched its Token Generation Event (TGE), which is still live… Read More

What’s Next For Token Sales & ICOs After the SEC’s Recent Warnings

  Disclaimer: Although I am a securities attorney, I am not your securities attorney, so the following is in no way legal advice. If you are thinking about doing an ICO or token sale, I highly recommend talking to and hiring your own attorney. If you’ve been… Read More

Juniper Research Confirms: Nearly 6 in 10 Large Corporations Considering Blockchain Deployment

On Monday, Juniper Research announced its new study found that nearly 6 in 10 of large corporations1 are either actively considering, or are in the process of, deploying blockchain technology. According to the Blockchain Enterprise Survey, almost 400 company founders, executives, managers and IT responded and amongst companies who have… Read More

Singapore Fintech Firm Trying to Make a Bitcoin Visa Card

TenX, a fintech firm based out of Singapore, is trying to bring cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin and Ether, out of the digital world and into the real world through the creation of a pre-paid Visa card that will instantly convert cryptocoins into real spendable cash. Bitcoin… Read More

South Korea Makes it Legal to Transfer Cryptocurrencies Internationally

According to several online sources, a new law in South Korea is set to make it legal for companies to process international transfers using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether. Digital Currency Exchanges Can Register with Korean Gov’t The new laws, which are set to go… Read More

Fintech Firm investFeed Ditches Equities for Cryptocurrency

investFeed, a community-powered stock trading network, announced on Thursday that it is making the ambitious move to drop U.S. equities from its platform and to replace them with digital currencies. The New York-based firm, which launched in 2014, revealed it made the decision to pivot… Read More

China’s Central Bank Testing Prototype Cryptocurrency

Over a month ago, speculation abounded on whether China was developing its very own cryptocurrency to essentially digitize RMB. Now we know quite certainly that the Central Bank of China has developed and is currently testing a cryptocoin. Planned Integration with Commercial Banks Although there… Read More

The Hive Project ICO Secures Over $1.5 Million; Warns Contributors of Scammers

Just days after launching its ICO, The Hive Project announced the round has successfully secured $1.5 million from nearly 900 participants. This news comes after the first unveiled its new cryptocurrency-based invoice financing platform. As previously reported, the company boasts itself as the first cryptocurrency… Read More

The Hive Project Debuts New Cryptocurrency-Based Invoice Financing Platform

The Hive Project announced last week the launch of its cryptocurrency-based invoice financing platform. This news comes just days before the company launched its ICO. The company boasts itself as the first cryptocurrency invoice financing platform. It notably provides new financial liquidity to small businesses… Read More

Ethereum-Based Blockchain Platform AdEx Sets Date for Crowdsale & Syncs with Stremio

AdEx, a next-generation online ad exchange, will hold a crowdsale beginning Friday, June 30, 2017 to support the development of the platform and promote its adoption. During the crowdsale, 80% of the ADX token will be offered and the rest will be distributed to the… Read More

Network Backlog Causes Ethereum’s Price to Plummet

Ether, the cryptocurrency which runs the Ethereum blockchain network, fell over 10% the last couple days which was caused by a backlog of network orders from recent Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The cryptocoin had reached a high of over $400 a coin earlier this month… Read More

Potential Red Flags in Bancor’s ICO?

Last week, Bancor, a blockchain startup aiming to be the standard for smart tokens, held an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) which raised over $144 million in a few hours. A recent post on Hacking, Distributed claims that Bancor’s ICO was flawed and there were a… Read More

Morgan Stanley Believes Bitcoin Needs Regulations for Further Growth

In a recent report titled “Blockchain: Unchained?”, Morgan Stanley details its hesitance towards Bitcoin and outlines its belief that in order for Bitcoin to see continued growth, more regulations need to be enacted. While Morgan Stanley does have high hopes for blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin,… Read More

Circle Launches Free Cross-Border Mobile Payments Based on Blockchain

Circle, a Blockchain based Fintech startup backed by Goldman Sachs, announced recently it was launching its mobile payments solution to the US, UK, and Europe, which will allow people to transfer money across countries without any fees instantly. Free and Instant Cross-Border Payments Blockchain is the… Read More

Senior Chinese Official Says Bitcoin and Ethereum are of National Interest

Yao Qian, the Deputy Director of the Science and Technology Department at the People’s Bank of China, China’s central bank, recently authored an extensive report on digital currencies. In the report, Yao Qian highlights many of the advantages and disadvantages of digital currencies, focusing much… Read More