Blockchain/Bitcoin

EY: Big Risks in the ICO Market

A lack of fundamental valuation and the due diligence process by potential investors is leading to extreme volatility of the initial coin offering (ICO) market, according to new research published by EY. The research also found that in some cases

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Stripe is Ending Bitcoin Support

At Stripe, we’ve long been excited about the possibilities of cryptocurrencies and the experimentation and innovation that’s come with them. In 2014, we became the first major payments company to support Bitcoin payments. Our hope was that Bitcoin could become a universal,

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Betting on Blockchain with Dragon Inc.

Dragon Inc. is now officially ready to launch its Casino & VIP rooms blockchain-based solution after successfully raising more than USD $6 million in Pre-Token Sale funding for their project in December 2017. Together with the USD $265 million already

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2017, An Incredible Year For Cryptocurrencies: Report

2017 was an incredible year for the cryptocurrency space which saw the creation of more than 100 crypto-based hedge funds, a market capitalization that surpassed half a trillion dollars and billions of dollars raised through initial coin offerings (ICOs), according

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ICO Report: Singapore, Hong Kong and Switzerland are leading

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), a fundraising method used by an increasing number of blockchain startups, have surged in popularity in 2017 with investment volumes growing exponentially. More than US$4.5 billion was raised through ICOs in 2017, or nearly 20 times

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You got it wrong: There is no currency battle “Crypto vs. Fiat”

Every so often I come across articles such as “7 Reasons Why Bitcoins Are Better Than Fiat Currencies” and thread headlines in discussion forums such as “This is why we hate fiat currency and why cryptocurrency should prosper”. What authors

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IBM Completes Proof-of-Concept Blockchain-Based Shared KYC

IBM  announced the successful completion of the Phase I proof-of-concept (POC) of its Shared Corporate Know Your Customer (KYC) project with Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) and the Treasuries of Cargill, IBM. Through the Shared KYC POC,

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Top Blockchain investors and experts are joining Blockchain Economic Forum

Forbes says 2017 has been a breakout year for crypto with a truly mind-bending appreciation of cryptocurrencies, transaction volumes (in USD) for Bitcoin increasing 100 times from what they were at the beginning of year, and countless new projects appearing. To summarize the development of the

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Lithuania Opens its Doors to the EU Single Market for the Singapore Blockchain Industry

Following the signing of a landmark agreement for fintech innovation between the Singapore FinTech Association and Lithuanian government-backed business advisory Invest Lithuania, Lithuania has announced it aims to become a gateway for Singapore’s blockchain industry to Europe and beyond. Europe’s first international Blockchain

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MAS Cautions Against Investments in Cryptocurrencies

The Monetary Authority of Singapore advises the public to act with extreme caution and understand the significant risks they take on if they choose to invest in cryptocurrencies. MAS is concerned that members of the public may be attracted to

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