Tagged: cryptocurrency

Wealth Migrate Launches New Digital Currency WEALTHE Coin

Globe online real estate marketplace Wealth Migrate announced on Friday the launch of its new WEALTHE Coin, which is described as a digital currency that was created to democratize access to wealth through international commercial and residential real estate ownership. While sharing more details about… Read More

UK Financial Conduct Authority Publishes Feedback Statement on Blockchain

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a feedback statement on distributed ledger technology (DLT) or Blockchain.  The document comes following an earlier discussion paper published in April designed to commence a dialogue between interested parties and the regulator. The FCA has now responded to received… Read More

Wow!: Gift Blockchain Platform GIFTO’s Token Sale Sells Out in 60 Seconds

ASIA Innovations Group (AIG), announced on Thursday the close of gift blockchain platform GIFTO’s public token sale within one minute of opening. The company is now claiming it to be the fastest token sale ever in Asia. According to AIG, the public token sale opened at… Read More

Bitwise Launches Cryptocurrency Index Fund After Securing $4 Million During Seed Funding Round

Bitwise announced on Tuesday it is launching its Cryptocurrency Index Fund called the Bitwise HOLD 10 Private Index Fund. This news comes just after the company secured $4 million during its latest seed funding round, which received institutional backing from Khosla Ventures via Keith Rabois, General Catalyst via Hemant Taneja, Blockchain… Read More

Mexican Senate to Pass New Fintech & Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill

Earlier this week, Mexican Senate passed a new bill that was designed to regulate fintech companies and cryptocurrency throughout the country. As previously reported, Mexico’s President, Enrique Peña Nieto declared in September that an initiative will be submitted to regulate and provide a legal framework for fintech… Read More

Crowd For Angels Launches £50 Million Bond Investment Opportunity

On Thursday, peer-to-peer lending platform Crowd For Angels reportedly announced the launch of its £50 million bond investment opportunity. This news comes less than a year after Crowd for Angels launched its first crowd bonds, which are described as specially created secured, high-interest products act are… Read More

Japanese Firm bitFlyer Launches Bitcoin Exchange in the U.S.

Tokyo-based bitFlyer announced on Tuesday the official launch of its bitcoin exchange in the U.S. The debut in the U.S., comes just after the company reported more than $100 billion in virtual currency has been traded year-to-date. While sharing more details about the U.S. expansion, bitFlyer… Read More

Bitstamp Forms Partnership With Masterpayment for Cryptocurrency Purchases

Leading Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Masterpayment , an independent payment processor, for cryptocurrency purchases. The partnership will reportedly allow Bitstamp customers to enjoy faster and more convenient transactions while maintaining the same high-caliber security. While sharing details about the new partnership, Miha… Read More

Russian Minister Believes Bitcoin Will Never Be Legalized in the Country

Earlier this week, Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media, Nikolai Nikiforov revealed that he believes Russia will never legalize bitcoin. According to TASS, the government-run media outlet, Nikiforov shared his thoughts about bitcoin by stating:: “Bitcoin is a foreign project for using blockchain technology, the… Read More

Dash Forms Partnership With KuvaCash to Fight Inflation in Zimbabwe with Cryptocurrency

Digital currency for payments Dash announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with KuvaCash to launch a program that is designed to solve Zimbabwe’s ballooning inflation, collapsing currency, and declining national economy. According to Dash, KuvaCash is a Dash-record $550K USD undertaking, funded directly by… Read More

Indorse Announces Strategic Collaboration With AppCoins

Indorse, a Singapore-based decentralized social network for professionals, announced on Thursday it has formed a strategic collaboration with AppCoins, new cryptocurrency that all Aptoide App Store users can earn and spend inside app stores. According to the network, the new collaboration comes just before its MVP launch later… Read More

Ex-UBER General Manager for Germany Austria, & Switzerland Rasoul Jalali Named Chief Operating Officer of Investment Platform TEND

TEND, the blockchain-powered platform for investments, announced this week that it has appointed Rasoul Jalali, former UBER General Manager for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). While sharing details about Jalali’s appointment, TEND Founder and CEO, Marco Abele, stated: “I am excited… Read More

Square Now Letting Some Users Buy & Sell Bitcoin Through Cash Mobile App

Financial service company Square is reportedly now testing out bitcoin on some of its Cash mobile app users. The new feature will allow users to buy and sell the cryptocurrency through the app.  The Square Cash App claims to be the simplest way to pay… Read More

Republic Debuts Compliant Blockchain Investments to General Public

On Friday, Republic announced it was launching compliant blockchain investments on its crowdfunding platform to the general public. The funding portal explained that Republic Crypto‘s first product, Republic Genesis, is set to make it possible for credible teams to get the funds and guidance they need to… Read More

Waves to Implement New Technology to Become Fastest Blockchain Platform in the World

Waves announced on Wednesday it is implementing new technology, which will enable the network to process thousands of transactions per minute, which makes it the fastest decentralized blockchain platform in the world. According to the blockchain platform, “Waves-NG” is described as a next-generation technology designed to… Read More

Investoo Group Nabs Crypto Investor Resource Bitcoinmag.de

Investoo Group has acquired Bitcoinmag.de, expanding its reach into the DACH cryptocurrency market. The German language site Bitcoinmag.de is a resource for crypto investors, providing purchase and price information, and allowing visitors to compare exchanges and platforms. The site will sit alongside an existing portfolio of… Read More

Token Report: Under 1 in 10 Post-ICO Tokens Are Actively Used

Token Report, a large, transparent database of ICO verified information, today released data on the number of cryptocurrencies actively in use. Of the 226 ICOs in Token Report’s database that have completed, 20 of those tokens, or just under 1 in 10, are actively in use, excluding… Read More

Humaniq Founder Alex Fork Named New CEO

Blockchain platform Humaniq announced on Monday its founder, Alex Fork, will assume the role as its new CEO. Dinis Guarda, Humaniq’s former CEO, has reportedly stepped down from the position and will take up a new role in another business. Humaniq revealed that Guarda was appointed as an… Read More

Blockchain & Fintech Startup MicroMoney Launches ICO on KICKICO

Lending app MicroMoney has launched an ICO round on KICKICO. As previously reported, MicroMoney describes itself as a company that is focused on micro-financing in the online money lending industry and states that it aims to provide the “best professional” solutions to consumers’ financial needs across Asia… Read More

Dash Now Offering Payment Option to 40 Million Merchants Accepting Visa Thanks to Wirex Integration

Dash, the top digital currency for payments, announced on Monday it will soon be integrated into crypto-banking platform, Wirex, allowing customers to pay with Dash online and in-store at over 40 million merchants accepting VISA worldwide. According to Dash, the integration means Wirex plastic and virtual… Read More