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Coinbase Introduces Tezos (XTZ) Staking to Earn Rewards by Passively Holding Crypto on the Exchange in the UK, certain EU Countries

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is focused on providing more ways for users to earn financial rewards by simply holding digital assets. Coinbase recently introduced Tezos (XTZ) staking rewards for its US-based customers. The exchange will now be offering this option to its UK clients… Read More

Blockchain based Transactions on EOS, Tezos (XTZ), and XRP Ledger are Mostly Useless: Report

A group of researchers claims that most of the digital transactions on EOS, Tezos (XTZ) and with the Ripple company-associated XRP virtual token don’t actually transfer any “value.” Research published on arXiv reveals that merely 2% of transactions conducted on the XRP ledger and only… Read More

Bilal el Alamy of Equisafe: We have chosen Tezos for its community, security, scalability and ability to adapt

Equisafe is a Fintech company specialized in asset tokenization whose solutions are based on the Tezos protocol. This week, Equisafe’s President and co-founder, Bilal el Alamy, unveiled a partnership with the real estate asset management company Koytcha Immo.  Below is a discussion with el Alamy… Read More

Digital Assets: tZERO Adds Support for Tezos Blockchain

Overstock‘s (NASDAQ:OSTK) subsidiary tZERO has added support for the Tezos blockchain. Recently, Tezos has seen renewed interest in its public blockchain specifically from digital securities issuers. tZero is a digital asset platform and the addition of Tezos marks the first blockchain outside of Ethereum supported… Read More

Binance.US Set to Launch Staking Rewards For Tezos

Just weeks after Binance listed Tezos (XTZ) on its U.S.-based division Binance.US, the cryptocurrency exchange announced Binance.US will be launching staking rewards for Tezos on Thursday, April 16th.  As previously reported, Binance.US is supporting trading for the XTZ/USD and XTZ/Binance USD (BUSD) trading pairs and… Read More

Coronavirus Prevention Fundraiser: Italy’s Red Cross to Raise More Funds by Accepting Bitcoin Donations to Combat COVID-19

The Italian Red Cross is reportedly looking for Bitcoin (BTC) donations in order to buy critical medical equipment and supplies. The organization’s first cryptocurrency fundraiser managed to achieve its target within three days after its launch. On March 12, 2020, Italy’s Red Cross introduced a… Read More

Tezos Lawsuit: Plaintiffs Move to Settle for $25 Million

Tezos, a blockchain company that raised $232 million in an initial coin offering (ICO) in 2017, may settle a class-action lawsuit filed in the United States District Court, Northern District of California. Tezos is one of the most successful ICOs ever recorded before the US… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance to List Tezos (XTZ) on Binance.US, to Support Trades with Binance USD, and US Dollars

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted trading volume, has announced that Binance.US, the trading platform’s US-based division, will begin listing Tezos (XTZ) on March 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM EST. As mentioned on the exchange operator’s official website, Binance.US will support trading for… Read More

Andra Capital Announces Silicon Valley Coin, Plans STO Using Tezos, Issued on TokenSoft

VC firm Andra Capital announced the forthcoming security token offering (STO) for the “Silicon Valley Coin” (SVC) issued on the Tezos blockchain. SVC will utilize TokenSoft to issue the digital security. According to a release, Andra Capital will be giving investors a choice to invest… Read More

Fundament to Use Tezos for Digital Securities Issuance, Receives Investment from Tezos Foundation

The Fundament Group, a Germany based security token issuance platform, has announced a partnership with Tezos to develop regulated digital securities. Fundament also revealed that the Tezos Foundation has invested in the Fintech startup. Fundament’s vision is to provide institutional-grade financial products for all investors… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Securitize Raises $14 Million in Funding Round led by Santander, Mitsubishi & Nomura

Digital asset issuance and management platform Securitize has raised $14 million in a funding round led by three big multinational banks: Banco Santander (InnoVentures), MUFG (Mitsubishi’s VC arm) and Nomura Holdings. The investment is a solid recognition of the growing relevance of digitization of securities… Read More

BTG Pactual: REITBZ an STO for a Real Estate Fund, Raises $3.3 Million, Switches to Tezos, Uses Jumio for ID Verification & Plans Secondary Transactions

BTG Pactual, a large South American investment bank, recently launched a successful security token offering for a real estate fund.  REITBZ was the first-ever tokenized investment fund in South America. Until recently BTG Pactual only offered services to high net worth and ultra-high net worth… Read More

Tokensoft Platform Now Supporting Security Tokens on the Tezos Blockchain

San Francisco-based token issuance platform Tokensoft has announced in a blog post that it is “officially support(ing) issuance of security tokens on the Tezos blockchain.” The company says that the addition of multi-signature and FA1.2 smart contracts on the Tezos network means it, “now (has)… Read More

BTG Pactual & Dalma Capital Set to Utilize Tezos For Security Token Offerings

Blockchain project Tezos Foundation announced last week that Banco BTG Pactual S.A., Latin America’s largest standalone investment bank, together with Dalma Capital, a prominent Dubai asset manager, will be using its platform for Security Token Offerings (STOs), including the ongoing REITBZ STO. Tezos reported that… Read More

Tezos Blockchain To Undergo Contentious “Hard Fork”

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Tezos, a blockchain project that raised $232 million USD in a 2017 ICO before faltering from internal strife, four class action suits, and the sanctioning of its CEO by FINRA, will now be the subject of a “hard fork” as former Tezos developers walk away… Read More

Coinbase Announces Texos (XTZ) Staking Support For Coinbase Custody

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced on Friday it has launched staking support for Tezos (XTZ) for Coinbase Custody clients. The platform claims to be the first full-service, regulated, comprehensively-insured, and 100% offline staking provider in crypto. “We launched Coinbase Custody with a simple thesis: institutions need… Read More

Securitize and Elevated Returns to Use Tezos to Tokenize $1 Billion of Real Estate

Elevated Returns (ER) and Securitize claim they will tokenize $1 billion of real estate assets using the Tezos blockchain. Elevated Returns is the company behind the first tokenized real estate offering with the launch of Aspencoin last year. Securitize is a compliance platform for digitizing securities…. Read More

Self Amending Cryptographic Ledger Tezos Goes Live on Mainnet

Arthur Breitman

After a bumpy year, or so, Tezos has announced that it is live on the Mainnet. In a brief release, Tezos Foundation stated; “On June 30, the Tezos Foundation proposed a genesis block that became the seed of the Tezos network. For a time following… Read More

Digital Asset Management Firm HyperChain Capital Adds Professional Proof of Stake Service

Singapore based HyperChain Capital, a digital assets management platform, has launched HyperBlocks Pro, described as a “professional proof of stake service.” The PoS service is said to be the first in the world backed by a major blockchain firm. HyperChain believes that more blockchain companies… Read More

Tezos Class Action Suit Will Proceed with Crypto Investor Tim Draper and Bitcoin Suisse Exempted

Two defendants in a class action suit against the beleaguered but rich blockchain project Tezos have been exempted by a judge, though the case will proceed against the Tezos Foundation and DLS. The decision by California Northern District Judge Richard Seeborg was filed yesterday in… Read More

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