Tagged: ethereum

To Stop Bitcoin You Would Have to “Shut Down the Internet” (Video)

Jules Urbach, CEO of OTOY (a cloud graphics company), visited with CNBC on Friday to discuss cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and Ethereum in general. The discussion was a bit convoluted which is indicative of the confusion within the mainstream media and financial services space but Urbach countered… Read More

CCAF Publishes First Global Blockchain Report Providing Unique Insight into Emerging Sector

Report Highlights Central Bank Experimentation with Distributed Ledger Technology. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) is out with their first Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study authored by Dr. Garrick Hileman and Michel Rauchs. The publication incorporates non-public data and states that 57% of surveyed central banks… Read More

Wish Finance Introduces Blockchain-Based Lending for SMEs, Schedules ICO

Wish Finance, based in Singapore, has announced the launch of its blockchain-based lending platform for small and medium businesses. The company has reportedly issued 100+ loans in 2017 during a soft launch with every loan successfully repaid and 0% default rate. Wish Finance plans to… Read More

Blockchain Brief: TenX Joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Blockchain platform TenX has become the latest member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance – the world’s largest open-source blockchain initiative. The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance connects Fortune 500 enterprises, startups, academics, and technology vendors with Ethereum subject matter experts. Building upon the leading smart contract supporting blockchain… Read More

Blockchain-Powered MyBit Secures $2.8 Million Through Crowdsale for Renewable Asset Investment Platform

Mybit, a Switzerland-based Ethereum blockchain powered, renewable asset investment platform, announced on Monday it secured $2.8 million through its 30-day crowdsale, which ended on August 15th. According to Mybit, the platform connects investors from around the world with businesses and individuals seeking to fund revenue-generating Internet… 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

French Firms Form An Association To Weigh in on Cryptocurrency Investment

French firms have formed an association to foster the sustainable growth of the cryptocurrency investment sector and weigh in on its governance. Among other things, they hope to build on progressive regulations such as the French decree that allowed crowdlending securities called minibons to be… Read More

SEC Issues Investigative Report on ICOs. Cautions Investors that Issuers are Subject to Federal Securities Law

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an investigative report today that may chill the booming Initial Coin Offering (ICO) market that has experienced hockey stick like growth in recent months.  The SEC cautioned market participants that sales of digital assets by “virtual” organizations are… Read More

CFTC Grants First Authorization to LedgerX to Operate as Clearing House for Digital Currency Derivatives

LedgerX, has received regulatory approval from the US Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to operate as a clearing platform for derivatives in contracts clearing in digital currencies such as Bitcoin. Under the order, LedgerX will be authorized to provide clearing services for fully-collateralized digital currency… Read More

Catching Up with Michael Koenitzer of Global Debt Registry: Shedding Light on Loan Validation, Blockchain, Regulations & Future of Fintech

Last month Michael Koenitzer joined Global Debt Registry (GDR) as its Director of Business Development in the new New York office.  Since joining the GDR team he has focused on building and supporting customer relationships with key investor accounts and senior lenders. Koenitzer joined GDR with… Read More

investFeed Coin Sale Rapidly Rises Above 8300 ETH

investFeed has moved quickly out of the gate in its Initial Coin Offering that was launched today. As of last check, investFeed has 8341 ETH. At an exchange rate of $226 USD for each ETH that makes over $1.8 million in less than a day…. Read More

Waves Adds Ether Gateway to Platform

Waves has already launched Bitcoin, USD and EUR gateways, now the platform has implemented an Ether gateway within the lite client for improved decentralized trading. Waves says the gateway will enable users to store ETH and trade it against other tokens on the Decentralized Exchange… Read More

Ethereum Enterprise Alliance Adds 34 New Members Becoming World’s Largest Open Source Blockchain Intiative

This week, the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (EEA) announced the addition of 34 new members, pushing the organization’s total membership to over 150 organizations, making the alliance the world’s largest open source blockchain initiative. World’s Largest Blockchain Initiative The EEA is an alliance of fortune 500… Read More

Huge: Tezos Crowdfunds $232 Million in ICO

Tezos (ancient Greek for “smart-contract”) has hit this one out of the ballpark having raised $232 million in their Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Tezos is a San Francisco based startup that has launched a decentralized blockchain that is designed to govern itself by establishing a… Read More

Delaware Law Legalizing Blockchain Stocks Quietly Moving Forward

Earlier this month, the Delaware House of Representatives passed amendments to state law that would make it explicitly legal for stocks to be traded on a blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether. According to an article on Coindesk, the amendments relating to… 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

What the Heck is Going on with Ethereum?

Ether, the cryptocurrency based off of and powering the blockchain technology Ethereum, made headlines last month after soaring to over $400 a coin. The huge surge caused many people to speculate that Ethereum would one day surpass Bitcoin, the world’s most valuable cryptocoin both by market… Read More

Blockchain Being Used to Power Renewable Energy Grid in Brooklyn

Correction: a previous version of this article stated that LO3’s blockchain technology was based on Ethereum. LO3 currently uses their own proprietary private blockchain technology. According to an article published by Politico last month, a pilot program was launched in a neighborhood of Brooklyn that… Read More

Everex, an Ethereum Company offering Micro-Credit, Announces Token Presale

Singapore based Everex, an Ethereum company offering blockchain-based microcredit and remittance services, has announced a limited 48 hour token pre-sale round today. Everex said there would be a public token sale later this month. During the pre-sale, Everex said its EVX tokens will be offered… 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