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Ethereum Rising: Number 2 Crypto Reaches New Highs, Insiders Predict ETH’s Future

As Bitcoin has rocketed to new all-time highs, it has sucked much of the oxygen out of the crypto news space. But Bitcoin’s rise has been joined by some other cryptocurrencies running higher – most importantly, the number 2 crypto Ethereum. In the last week… Read More

Bitcoin Tops $30,000, Digital Asset Insiders Comment on BTC’s New Highs, Predict 2021 Prices

Bitcoin is bouncing around all-time highs, trading at around $33,500. For Bitcoin bulls, the recent rise in price for BTC has been greeted with a lot of backslapping and comments about how it was inevitable. Many observers point to the rising demand for Bitcoin as… Read More

Bitcoin Rocks, and Then Drops: Comments from the Cryptoverse

As all crypto followers know, Bitcoin recently edged closed to its all-time high, topping out at around $19K and change. Then, almost magically, it tanked – now trading around $16,500. While some people view Bitcoin as a store of value, somewhat similar to gold and… Read More

Industry Insiders Comment on Digital Euro Prospects: “Alternative forms of payment are here to stay”

Last week, the European Central Bank published a report published addressing the possibility of the issuance of a digital euro. The report was prepared by the Eurosystem High-Level Task Force on central bank digital currency (CBDC) and approved by the Governing Council thus representing he… Read More

Wecan Tokenize Partners with METACO on End to End Digital Asset Platform

Wecan Tokenize, a digital asset platform for real estate offerings, has released its first tokenization solution that includes end-to-end integration for banks and financial institutions, according to a release. The tokenization service is being facilitated with the integration of METACO‘s digital security infrastructure. Wecan Tokenize… Read More

Digital Asset Infrastructure Firm Metaco Raises $17 Million Series A

METACO, a provider of digital asset infrastructure for financial institutions, has raised $17 million in a Series A round. In a release, the Switzerland based Fintech said the round was oversubscribed, with demand over double the initial target. METACO said their captured continued support from… Read More

Coinbase Reportedly Planning IPO, Crypto Industry Comments on Possibility of First Digital Asset Exchange to Go Public in the US

Coinbase is reportedly planning an initial public offering (IPO) at some point later this year or early next. First reported by Reuters, the news really comes as no surprise as its valuation has risen dramatically and the digital asset sector of Fintech continues to gain… Read More

Crypto Industry Slams Wirecard and Misplaced Funds: “You don’t get what you expect. You get what you inspect.” 

Wirecard AG (WPI:DE)  has emerged as one of the most embarrassing financial debacles in years in Germany. The implosion of the Fintech has demolished the reputation of the former CEO Markus Braun who was subsequently arrested following the revelation of €1.9 billion in missing funds…. Read More

PayPal’s Move Into Crypto: Affirmation that Traditional Payment Players Can No Longer Ignore Digital Assets

Digital assets continue to gain traction in the real world. While it will take some time, it is hard to ignore that more institutional money is creeping in and blockchain technology is being viewed as a viable tool to create and manage digital assets including… Read More

Thinktank Frankfurt School Blockchain Center Partners with Metaco SA, a Digital Asset Ecosystem Firm

Metaco SA, an infrastructure provider for financial institutions entering the digital asset ecosystem, has formed a partnership with Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC) – a think tank and research center in the digital asset sector.  According to a release, the partnership will see FSBC support… Read More

Initial Doubts about Blockchain or DLT’s Usefulness are “Fading” As Fintech Businesses See it As “Integral”: Report

Big Four auditing firm Deloitte claims that Fintech industry professionals no longer think that blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) is “groundbreaking and merely promising.” The professional services firm’s 2020 Global Blockchain Survey polled around 1,500 senior management professionals and found that: “Initial doubts about… Read More

Swiss Fintech Avaloq Acquires 10% Stake in Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Specialist Metaco

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced on Thursday it has acquired 10% stake in blockchain and cryptocurrency specialist firm, Metaco. Founded in 2014, Metaco is described as a company that has developed specialist cryptographic solutions that be… Read More

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