Tagged: russia

Waves & the National Settlement Depository Partner on Blockchain Project to Support Digital Assets

The National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia’s central securities depository, and Waves Platform, have partnered on the creation of a Blockchain based platform to support digital assets. The new platform architecture will be designed to securely host and store tokenised and crypto assets, settling transactions and… Read More

NSD Teams Up With Waves to Develop New Crypto Assets Platform

Russia’s central securities depository, The National Settlement Depository (NSD) announced on Friday it is teaming up with Waves Platform to develop a new blockchain platform to support digital assets. The duo revealed that the new platform will securely host and store tokenized and crypto assets,… Read More

Oleg Boyko’s Finstar Will Invest $150 Million into Fintech

Finstar Financial Group has announced it will dedicate $150 million into Fintech startups over the next five years. Finstar is a private equity founded by Oleg Boyko who launched the firm in 1996. Finstar invests in IT, consumer retail and real estate. In recent years… Read More

South Korean Fintech Startup Paycock Set to Bring Mobile Payment Service to Russian Financial Market

South Korean fintech startup Paycock has reportedly signed a business MOU with AEB IT, a Russian financial IT corporation, and will now begin to commercialize its mobile payment solution into the Russian financial market. Paycock Check is described as a mobile payment service that does… Read More

Hanging Ten: Deloitte CIS Partners with Waves to Provide ICO and Blockchain Solutions

Deloitte CIS and Waves Platform, a leading developer of blockchain solutions, signed a memorandum on strategic partnership. The partnership is aimed at providing clients with comprehensive ICO services and customized blockchain solutions tailored for specific business tasks. Waves Blockchain Platform will provide technology solutions for the introduction… Read More

Primalbase ICO Hits 3100 BTC in Just 24 Hours on Waves Platform

Primalbase is the next company to quickly complete an initial coin offering (ICO) on the Waves platform. This took place last week but Primalbase reportedly raised 3100 BTC is a bit over 24 hours. At this very moment, that equates to around $7.6 million. Waves reported… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange EXMO Lists WAVES to List of Offered Coins

EXMO, a UK-based cryptocurrency exchange operating in multiple fiat and cryptocurrency pairs, announced on Friday it has added Waves Platform to its list of offered coins. EXMO reports it will initially list the WAVES/BTC pair as well as USD and EUR fiat options. It also supports Russian… Read More

Russian Blockchain Platform Waves Carves Out New USD Gateway

Fresh from completing its Initial Coin Offering in June 2016 which reportedly garnered more than $16 million (30,000 BTC), Waves platform has introduced a now live USD gateway. Waves, a Russian decentralised platform for launching crowdfunding campaigns and issuing digital assets, has announced that its users can… Read More

ZrCoin ICO Claims $7 Million Raised from 3955 Investors

ZrCoin, based in Russia, says it has raised $7.07 million in cryptocurrency from 3,955 investors during their Initial Coin Offering (ICO). The offer was live from May 11th to June 9th and was hosted on the Waves platform. The company says the funds collected will… Read More

Russian Billionaire Boris Titov Collaborates with Waves on ICO Incubator – “People of Growth”

Russian Politician and Billionaire Boris Titov has signed an agreement with Sasha Ivanov, CEO of Waves Platform, to create an Initial Coin Offering incubator. The new incubator has been entitled “People of Growth” and is described as a vehicle to assist entrepreneurs and growing companies… Read More

Proof of Blockchain Protocols Coming of Age: Sasha Ivanov, CEO of Waves, Speaks at SPIEF

Not only was Megan Kelly grilling Vladimir Putin at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) this week but other hot topics surround Fintech were on the schedule. One of these topics was the “Explosive Impact of Blockchain Technology” which included the participation of Waves… Read More

ZrCoin Claims $3.7 Million Raised in ICO

Moscow based ZrCoin says it has raised $3.7 Million with the support of over 1,500 participants via an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on the Waves Blockchain Platform. ZrCoin reports the money was raised during a two week crowdfunding campaign earlier this month The funding was… Read More

Waves Launches Euro Gateway

Waves Platform, a decentralized platform for launching crowdfunding campaigns and issuing digital assets, says it has launched its flagship Euro gateway. The Waves Platform completed its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in June 2016, garnering more than $16 million (30,000 BTC) and becoming one of the… Read More

Starta Accelerator Will Hold ICO Crowdsale to Fund Early Stage Companies

Starta Accelerator, an early-stage investor and business incubator, announced it is holding a “crowdsale” to secure funding to help start-up tech companies expand into the US. Starta Accelerator is based in New York City and is an offshoot of Starta VC based in Moscow. The… Read More

Blockchain for the People: Russian Crowdfunder Waves Now Available on Microsoft Azure Blockchain

Waves Platform, a decentralized crowdfunding platform developed in Russia, is now available in the Microsoft Azure Blockchain as a Service cloud (BaaS). With Waves integrated in BaaS, developers are getting vast opportunities for offering a wide range of blockchain solutions. “We welcome the integration of… Read More

Kreditech Russia Receives MFC Status from Central Bank of Russia

Kreditech Group subsidiary, LLC MFC  Kreditech Russia, received the status of a Microfinance Company (MFC) from the Central Bank of Russia. A new federal law in Russia aims to make the microfinance market transparent and understandable and requires MFC status for all alternative lending companies operating in… Read More

Online Lender Blackmoon Partners with ID Finance to Offer Loans to Investors

ID Finance has integrated with Blackmoon and is now executing investment transactions via the Russian online lending platform. ID Finance is a data science, credit scoring and “nonbank digital lending as an application” provider. ID Finance has is currently operating in Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Poland, Spain and Brazil…. Read More

Indiegogo Success CINEMOOD Receives $2.5 Million in Series A Equity From IIDF Fund of Moscow

Russian developer CINEMOOD announced on Thursday the IIDF fund of Moscow invested USD $2.5 million Series A equity. The company created portable mini-cinema projector devices with a content platform for kids and released its second model, which is is a complete platform of hardware and entertainment and… Read More

Waves Platform Teams Up With Higher School of Economics for Pro FinTech Startup Program

On Wednesday, Higher School of Economics in Moscow announced the second year of its fintech startup program HSE{Pro}Fintech. According to the business incubator, the official partner of the fintech section is Waves, a crowdfunding, community management, and national settlement depository. Higher School of Economics stated it the fintech startup… Read More

Digital Money Transfer Service WorldRemit Announces Russian Expansion

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit announced on Tuesday it expanded its services into Russia by partnering with Russian payment system CONTACT. The company stated its customers may now send money to be collected as cash at any CONTACT office across Russia in euros or dollars. According to… Read More