Tagged: ethereum

Cecabank & Grant Thornton Establish Spanish Blockchain Consortium

A new Spanish blockchain consortium spearheaded by Cecabank and professional services firm Grant Thornton is aiming to build tools designed to combat money laundering and boost KYC (know your customer) efforts. Without “naming names,” the partners claim that the consortium already comprises 33% of the Spanish banking… Read More

Global Messaging App Kik Set to Launch Its Own Cryptocoin

Instant messaging app Kik is currently developing its own cryptocurrency which it will soon offer for sale to the public, according to an article on CoinDesk. WeChat of the West Dubbed the “WeChat of the West”, Kik was founded in 2009 by a group of… Read More

Will Banks Soon Be Offering Cryptocurrency Services?

More and more banks might soon be adopting cryptocurrencies into the services they offer, according to an article published on CoinDesk this week. A Controversial Technology Cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin and Ether, have been a contentious topic lately. Because of the relative lack of regulations covering cryptocurrencies, many… Read More

Ethereum Enterprise Alliance Announces 86 New Members Including Toyota, Merck, and Deloitte

The Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (EEA) has announced the addition of over 86 new members to the group. The EEA is an alliance of fortune 500 companies, startups, academics, and technology vendors with a shared goal: to build and develop Ethereum with a clear roadmap for… Read More

Ethereum Quickly Catching Up to Bitcoin’s Transaction Volume

According to an article published on Trustnodes today, Ethereum is now handling almost half the transaction volume of Bitcoin. That might not sound impressive but you have to consider the fact that Ethereum launched less than 2 years ago whereas Bitcoin is over 9 years old…. Read More

Could China Cause the Price of Ethereum to Surge?

According to a recent article on The Cointelegraph, the price of Ether could surge due to activity within China. Similar to Bitcoin, Ether is a cryptocurrency that was developed and offered for sale to the public by Ethereum, a blockchain development platform, back in 2014. The value… Read More

Is the Initial Coin Offering Market at Risk of Becoming a Bubble?

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have been making headlines lately. Just last week, news broke that Gnosis sold out of its offering in under 10 minutes raising over $12 million and putting its valuation at over $300 million. Yesterday, Cryptocoins News reported that since Gnosis’ ICO last week… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

CBRC Releases Documentation to Regulate Small Cash Loans Market This week, China Banking Regulatory Commission released a documentation “Guidelines on risk prevention and control in banking industry” to regulate the small cash loans market by perfecting the in-out mechanisms, paying more attention to the supervision… Read More

Gnosis Sells 250K Ethereum Immediately. Gets $300M Market Cap

Gnosis, a decentralized prediction platform built on the Ethereum blockchain that uses crowdsourcing as a source for forecasting, has raised $12.5 million in its first initial coin offering. This initial auction broke records, as the company sold out of 250K Ethereum in twelve minutes, giving… Read More

ICONOMI’s “Uberizing” Initial Coin Offering: More than $9.1M, 3K Investors & Counting

Since Monday morning, ICONOMI, the globally licensed and regulated bitcoin exchange, has quickly raised an additional $3 million through its “ICO” (Initial Coin Offering) after the “uberized fund management” platform raised to its approximately $5.8 million raised in the campaign’s first month. As of this writing, ICONOMI has now eclipsed… Read More

Brief: ShapeShift.io Integrates Ethereum to its Digital Exchange Platform

On Monday, ShapeShift.io announced that it has integrated the Ethereum digital asset onto its instant exchange platform. Customers anywhere in the world can now buy or sell “ether” instantly along with Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple and several dozen other digital assets through ShapeShift.io. Erik Voorhees, ShapeShift’s CEO, shared: “Ethereum… Read More

Software Company Ciphrex Scores $500K in Fully Subscribed Series A Stock Issue

Ciphrex Corp , a software company in the emerging field of cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies, announced it has completed the sale of its Series A stock offering. The company, based in San Diego, was co-founded by Eric Lombrozo and Enrique Lombrozo just over a year ago. Its… Read More