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Dave Hodgson: CIO at NEM Group and MD at NEM Ventures Discusses Plans for Enterprise Blockchain Development and Support for DeFi

  We recently connected with Dave Hodgson, Chief Investment Officer at NEM Group and Managing Director NEM Ventures. NEM (XEM) is a major blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) based platform for building and deploying decentralized applications (dApps). Hodgson’s role encompasses group investment management, jurisdictional… Read More

NEM Joins Forces with Simplex to Enable Fiat Credit & Debit Purchases Globally

  NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investments arm of the NEM blockchain ecosystem, announced earlier this week it has joined forces with fiat infrastructure provider Simplex to help make XEM,  NEM’s native token, purchasable by credit and debit card through Simplex’s global network of… 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

CBDCs Might Help Reduce Fraud, Streamline Auditing Processes, and Enable Financial Inclusion, NEM Group Executive Explains

Antony Welfare, Chief Commercial Officer at NEM Group, an organization supporting the development of NEM, a blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) based platform for building enterprise-grade applications, states that blockchain tech is now more than 10 years old (as far as its application is… Read More

Crypto Executives Comment on Mastercard’s CBDC Testing Platform

  Mastercard revealed this week that it has launched a central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) testing platform. The goal is to enable central banks to test national digital currencies. Many central banks are testing or investigating CBDCs including China’s digital yuan that is currently being… 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

Alex Tinsman: President at NEM Foundation Discusses LuxTag’s Use of XEM Tokens for its Crowdfunding Campaign in Malaysia

Equity crowdfunding continues to fill the gap for startups looking to raise capital. Malaysia-based LuxTag, an anti-counterfeit, track and trace, and anti-theft solution provider, recently secured $360,000 in funding, with 51% of the capital denominated in Bitcoin (BTC) and NEM blockchain project’s native token, XEM. … Read More

LuxTag Claims First Successful Security Token Offering in Malaysia, Offering Accepts BTC and XEM

LuxTag has closed on a $360,000 token offering according to a note from the company. The crowdfunding round saw 51% of the funds denominated in Bitcoin and XEM (NEM).  LuxTag claims to be Malaysia’s very first successful token offering. The securities offering was hosted on… Read More

NEM Rises in Value Almost 2X. What’s Up with That?

NEM (XEM) has bounced solidly in the last few days rising by around 48% in value, according to Coinmarketcap. Of course, the broader crypto market has recently experienced a resurgence in investor interest as crypto stalwart Bitcoin has doubled in value from recent month lows…. Read More

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Lists XEM: Ready to Trade

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), an institutional-grade, regulated and insured token sale platform and digital asset exchange, has added NEM’s XEM token to its Digital Asset Exchange (GBX-DAX). XEM was brought to the GBX-DAX by the sponsor firm Techemy and will have trading pairs with… Read More

New NEM.io Foundation President Alex Tinsman: The Right Way to Run a Foundation

Last week the NEM.io Foundation made a major move toward transparency and “reboot” of its operating structure after checking the books and seeing “little to no accountability for funds.” “When the new council opened the books on 2018, we saw a lot of talented people… Read More

New European Association Launched “Blockchain for Europe” backed by Prominent DLT Firms

Seeking to create a united voice for the fast-moving blockchain industry, four prominent blockchain firms have joined together to create a new advocacy association, “Blockchain for Europe.” The new association hosted a policy summit last week that brought together industry stakeholders alongside the four largest… Read More

Las Vegas Entertainment Experience Kind Heaven Selects NEM to Power Blockchain Integration

Kind Heaven, an entertainment experience that is opening next year on the Las Vegas Strip, announced on Tuesday it has selected NEM as its new blockchain partner. NEM provides industry-leading speed and scalability, which notably meets the needs of Kind Heaven’s ambitious plans to integrate blockchain… Read More

Luxembourg based VNX Crypto Exchange Partners with NEM

VNX Exchange, a trading platform for tokenized VC assets, has partnered with NEM. Founded by CEO Alexander Tkachenko in 2017, Luxembourg-based VNX Exchange is seeking to create a regulatory-compliant marketplace to link investors and venture capitalists in search of liquidity. VNX Exchange is a member… Read More

Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange in Japan Hacked, Reports Indicate Over $500 Million Stolen from Coincheck [u]

Numerous reports are indicating leading cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has experienced a serious security breach. Estimates indicate that over $530 million in digital currency may have been stolen or about 58 billion yen of the virtual currency. Coincheck, based in Tokyo, has reported the “illegal outflow… 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

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