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Here’s Why Ethereum, Tezos, Stellar, Chainlink are Not Yet Legitimate Bitcoin (BTC) Investment Alternatives

Feyyaz Alingan, the Founder of Blue Alpine Research, a Switzerland-based research firm focused on digital assets, has pointed out several “alternatives” to Bitcoin (BTC). Alingan, an electrical engineering graduate from ETH Zürich, says that Ethereum (ETH) may be considered a Bitcoin alternative. He notes that Ethereum’s… Read More

Facebook’s Libra Stablecoin Project, Ethereum (ETH), Near, Bitcoin Cash are Currently Most Active Development Projects: Report

  The controversial Facebook-led Libra project is reportedly the most active project in terms of developer activity, according to CoinCodeCap data. There are 41 active developers working on Libra, meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, has 36 active developers, the data site… Read More

Crypto Rating Council Argues that XRP, Tron (TRX), and Polkadot’s DOT Token Might Potentially be Classified as Securities

The Crypto Rating Council (CRC) has previously noted that Tron’s TRX, Nervos’ CKB token, and Polkadot’s DOT token might potentially be classified as financial securities, or at least there’s a fair chance they could. The CRC’s initial report on these digital assets was released in… Read More

London’s Micropayments Fintech SatoshiPay Acquires $550,000 Investment in XLM Cryptocurrency from Stellar Development Foundation

London-based SatoshiPay, a Fintech firm that aims to provide fast and affordable payment solutions, has teamed up with the San Francisco-headquartered Stellar Development Foundation (SDF). According to a release, SatoshiPay has received a $550,000 investment from SDF’s Enterprise Fund. The funds will be used to… Read More

Kapilendo CEO Christopher Grätz Discusses First Digital Security Offering, Digital Banking Services for SMEs

Kapilendo is a Germany based Fintech that started life as a more traditional debt-based crowdfunding platform but has recently issued its first digital security. While moving into the blockchain sector Kapilendo has also added digital banking services catering to SMEs. Launched in 2015, Kapilendo went… Read More

Bangkok-based Lightnet, a Stellar Blockchain-enabled Platform, Secures $31.2 Million via Series A Round

Thailand-based Lightnet, a Stellar blockchain-enabled platform, has reportedly secured $31.2 million in funding in order to further develop its international payments service in the Southeast Asia region. The Bangkok-based company has finalized a Series A investment round that was led by established Asian financial conglomerates,… Read More

Smartlands and Sotheby’s Partner on Tokenized Real Estate Offering in the UK

Digital asset platform Smartlands and UK Sotheby’s International Realty have agreed to experiment on the tokenization of luxury properties, according to a note from Smartlands. The tokenization platform said that blockchain technology can facilitate access to exclusive opportunities for a new generation of investors worldwide…. Read More

Bitbond Leverages Digital Asset Experience to Expand into Real Estate in Partnership with KlickOwn

Bitbond, a Berlin-based online lender and trailblazer in the digital asset sector, is leveraging its experience in issuing blockchain-based bonds to move into real estate. According to a note from Bitbond, the investment platform has formed a partnership with KlickOwn, a property investment platform. Bitbond… Read More

Franklin Templeton Experimenting with “US Money Fund” Shares on Stellar Blockchain

Multibillion-dollar American investment firm Franklin Templeton has filed a prospectus with the SEC detailing a plan to use the Stellar Lumens blockchain for automated settlement of shares in a “US government money fund.” The shares resemble “stablecoins” in that, “The Fund uses the amortized cost… Read More

Security Token Platform Smartlands Joins European Crowdfunding Network

UK based Smartlands has joined the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN). Smartlands is a blockchain based crowdfunding platform that tokenizes real estate investments. Earlier this month, Smartlands announced their first tokenized property investment while staking claim to being the first platform in the UK to accomplish… Read More

FCA Licensed e-Money Institution Paysend Plans Stablecoin on Stellar

Paysend Group, an FCA licensed e-Money institution, is planning to issue a stablecoin in June. Paysend is using Stellar to provide the crypto that will allow its users to send instant global payments without the traditional cross-border fees. Paysend notes that Stellar was designed expressly… Read More

Digital Investment Bank wevest Goes with Stellar Blockchain for Security Tokens

Digital investment bank wevest has announced it has selected Stellar as its preferred iteration of blockchain for issuance of security tokens. In a blog post, the Berlin-based Fintech stated: “After extensive diligence and testing, wevest has identified Stellar as the most suitable platform for its… Read More

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Lists Stellar for Trading

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) continues to add new digital assets for trading on its regulated and insured token sale platform. Today GBX has announced the addition of Stellar Lumens (XLM) to its Digital Asset Exchange (GBX-DAX). GBX is part of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange… Read More

DSTOQ Builds Team & Increases Outreach; David Holtzman Promoted to New CSO

David Holtzman has assumed his new role of Chief Security Officer at DSTOQ, a licensed stock exchange without borders allowing for P2P trading of tokenized securities; he previously held the position of Technical Advisor at DSTOQ. “I am thrilled to be a part of the… Read More

Researchers Link North Korea to Two Fraudulent ICOs

An increasingly “techno-savvy” ruling elite in North Korea is using a “full range” of computerized devices and tactics, including the issuing of fraudulent ICOs (initial coin offerings), to evade global sanctions and, “…generate revenue for the Kim regime,” Insikt Group reports. Insikt’s cybersecurity researchers have… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Provider BlockEx Adds Stellar Support to Exchange Network

BlockEx, a UK-based blockchain startup, announced on Wednesday it now provides support for Stellar based digital assets across its trading exchange network. According to BlockEx, Stellar is an open-source protocol for exchanging money or tokens using blockchain technology. It uses Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to connect… Read More

Prime Trust Says it Can Custody All ERC 20 Tokens Plus Stellar

Prime Trust, a “blockchain driven trust company” is providing solutions to custody cryptocurrency while also providing various compliance solutions including US security exemptions. This week, Prime Trust announced that it is adding support for Stellar. The company can already custody all ERC 20 tokens including ST-20…. Read More

Bitcoin Cash – Is the End Near?

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Bitcoin Cash Basics Bitcoin Cash was born in August 2017 as the result of a hard fork from the Bitcoin network. Discussions began in early 2017 among the Bitcoin community to rollout the SegWit update which would allow scaling of the blockchain. However, a subset… Read More

SharesPost Forms Partnership With Lightyear.io to Implement Stellar Decentralized Exchange to GLASS

SharesPost, a private company liquidity solutions and private capital markets research provider, announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with  Lightyear.io, a software company that develops applications and infrastructure for the Stellar ecosystem, to implement Stellar Decentralized Exchange to SharesPost’s Global Liquidity and Settlement System (GLASS)… Read More

Digital Assets Trading Platform Bitfinex Introduces Stellar & Verge Trading

Bitfinex, a digital asset trading platform that offers state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders and global liquidity providers, announced on Tuesday the introduction of two new token listings, Stellar (XLM) and Verge (XVG), on its trading platform. According to Bitfinex, the newly introduction of the… Read More

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