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Blockchain Focused VC Draper Goren Holm Invests in Tezos Stable Technologies

Blockchain focused VC firm Draper Goren Holm has invested in Tezos Stable Technologies (StableTech), the Foundation for DeFi on Tezos. Draper Goren Holm led the recently closed seed round. StableTech seeks to coordinate the development and deployment of open-source DeFi projects. Tezos Stablecoin Foundation (TSF) is… Read More

EOS, Chainlink (LINK), Tezos (XTZ), Cardano (ADA) Futures Contracts to Launch on Crypto Derivatives Exchange BitMEX

The Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), a leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, will be offering four new altcoin/USDT underlying “quanto” futures contracts for EOS, Chainlink (LINK), Tezos (XTZ), and Cardano (ADA). These new contracts are being introduced in order to expand the exchange’s existing altcoin (or… Read More

Digital Assets: Aspen Digital Trades on tZERO, First Tezos Based Digital Security to Trade

Aspen Digital, a digital security, is now trading on tZERO – a regulated ATS and subsidiary of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK). Aspen Digital is utilizing the Tezos blockchain and is said to be the first digital security based on Tezos to trade on a marketplace. The shares… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Developer, Bison Trails, Introduces Double-Signing Protection Software to Address “Slashing Penalties” Risk

Blockchain infrastructure developer, Bison Trails, revealed on August 20, 2020 that it has launched its double-signing protection software (DSP) which aims to address the risk of “slashing penalties” associated with double-signing messages for the same block on a distributed ledger tech (DLT) based platform. According… Read More

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

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

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