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Overstock Earnings Report: It’s Really All About Blockchain

Overstock (NASDAQ: OSTK) reported Q3 earnings today after the market closed. While the company is best known for its e-commerce expertise, most of the earnings call was about crypto, blockchain, and the future according to Patrick Byrne. As for Overstock,  top-line revenue came in at… Read More

Overstock Sub Bitsy Exchange & Wallet Starts Service on Monday

Bitsy, a “user-friendly bridge” between the US dollar and Bitcoin will be publicly available this Monday (November 12, 2018). Bitsy is a portfolio company of Medici Ventures – Overstocks (NASDAQ: OSTK) – blockchain accelerator. According to a release, Bitsy users will be able to download the… Read More

Overstock Subsidieary Medici Land Governance Signs MOU with Rwanda

Overstock. (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary Medici Land Governance has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority (RLMUA) and the Rwanda Information Society Authority (RISA) to utilize their blockchain based land management tech. This is the second MOU that Medici has signed… Read More

Overstock Subsidiary Medici Ventures Invests in Minds, Patrick Byrne to Join Board

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK), via subsidiary Medici Ventures, has invested in Minds, Inc. a cryptocurrency social network. The investment will be joined by Overstock founder and CEO Patrick Byrne joining the board of directors of Mind. Details on the amount invested were not disclosed. Patrick M. Byrne,… Read More

tZero Distributes Security Token to Investors, Plans Secondary Trading

tZero, Overstock.com’s (NASDAQ:OSTK) blockchain based crypto platform, has distributed its own security token. tZero, a registered alternative trading system (ATS), closed a funding round in August with investors purchasing $134 million of preferred equity in the startup. The funding delivered unicorn status to a marketplace… Read More

Overstock: Medici Ventures Invests in VinX, an Israel Company Bringing Blockchain to Wine

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary Medici Ventures has invested in VinX – an Israel based company which is developing a blockchain platform for wine futures trading. VinX is working with another Israel Fintech, Zen Protocol, a company that has created a new type of blockchain, written from scratch…. Read More

Overstock Founder Patrick Byrne Purchases 43% of Blockchain Company Medici Land Governance

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) founder and CEO Patrick Byrne has purchased 43% of Medici Land Governance – an existing blockchain portfolio company of Overstock.  Details on the transaction were not provided. Medici Land Governance was founded in 2018 to help individuals around the world connect by using blockchain and… Read More

Elio Motors is Raising Money Again. This Time Elio is Issuing a Security Token: ElioCoin

Elio Motors (OTCQB: ELIO) is back raising money once again for its three wheel concept vehicle that has been delayed multiple times.  But this time is different as Elio is planning an initial coin offering with a security token: ElioCoin. Elio Motors hit the crowdfunding… Read More

Overstock to Sell Bitcoin on Retail Site, Bitsy.com Launches Cryptocurrency Wallet

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has announced it will commence selling Bitcoin on its retail site. Additionally, Medici Ventures, part of the Overstock portfolio of blockchain based companies, has announced that Bitsy.com has kicked off a beta launch of its cryptocurrency wallet that “creates a simple, secure, and… Read More

tZero Files Updated Form D with SEC

tZero, a subsidiary of Overstock(NASDAQ:OSTK) and an important element of their blockchain strategy, has filed an updated Form D with the Securities and Exchange Commission. There Reg D filing highlights the security token offering that tZero recently closed. The results were discussed in the most… Read More

Shares in Overstock Rocket Higher Following Upbeat Report on Blockchain Progress

Shares in Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) moved higher today following a much anticipated Q2 earnings call yesterday after market close that provided not only operational guidance but added perspective on the emerging blockchain based segment of the business. In an extended call, Overstock founder Patrick Byrne shed… Read More

Overstock Reports Q2 Earnings, Provides Update on Blockchain Initiatives including tZero: “Security Tokens are an Innovation of Historic Proportions”

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 today. Top line numbers included $483.1 million in revenue a 12% increase versus same quarter last year. Gross profit increased by 9% to $91.7. Overall, performance came in as follows: Gross margin: 19.0% vs…. Read More

tZero Gets Unicorn Status as GSR Capital Invests at $1.5 Billion Valuation, Security Token Raises $134 Million

tZero has announced a significant investment from GSR Capital. The VC has backed tZero with a term sheet to invest up to $270 million at a valuation of $1.5 billion post money. At the same time, tZero has shared that its just completed security token… Read More

Last Day: tZERO STO Closes Tonight

tZEROs ongoing security token offering (STO) will close tonight at 11:59PM, according to the company. The Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary said there will be no extension to the offering. At the end of June, tZero had announced an extension of the offering which is hosted on StartEngine…. Read More

Overstock Subsidiary Medici Land Signs MOU with Zambia for Blockchain based Land Management

Medici Land Governance, a subsidiary of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the government of Zambia. The agreement is for Medici to provide a land governance program that collects and secures property ownership information using blockchain. The MOU was signed by Trevor Kaunda,… Read More

tZero Extends Security Token Offering Until August 6th

tZero, a subsidiary of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has extended its ongoing security token offering for individual investors until August 6, 2018. The announcement was shared in an email signed by tZero CEO Saum Noursalehi. tZero indicated the move to extend the offering was due to ongoing… Read More

Overstock: Medici Ventures Blockchain Portfolio Company Bitt Appoints Brian Popelka as President

Medici Ventures, part of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK), has announced that portfolio company Bitt has appointed  Brian Popelka as President of the Fintech firm. Bitt is based in Barbados and is developing a digital currency ecosystem that seeks to provide a decentralized banking and payment platform. Bitt’s mMoney digital… Read More

tZERO Signs Letter of Intent With GSR Capital For $160 Million Security Token Investment

tZERO announced on Friday it is signing a letter of intent with Hong Kong-based private equity firm GSR Capital to participate in tZERO’s Security Token Offering (STO). According to tZERO, in accordance with the letter of intent, GSR Capital will purchase $160 million in tZERO… Read More

Retailers Will Drive the Adoption of Cryptocurrency, Not The Other Way Around

When Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) became the first major retailer to accept Bitcoin for payment in 2014, the move raised eyebrows. Four years later, cryptocurrencies still struggle with being seen as “fake” money, exacerbated by boom and bust headlines and regulatory uncertainty. The fastest path to legitimacy?… Read More

tZero & BOX to Partner on “First Security Token Exchange”

Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary tZERO and BOX Digital Markets LLC are partnering to launch the industry’s “first regulated security token exchange.” tZero was the first crypto focused platform to receive regulatory approval to operate an Alternative Trading System (ATS) – thus enabling the company to trade… Read More

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