Blockchain/Bitcoin

Newera Energy To Invest Up To Us$50 Million In Renewable Energy Projects

New Era Energy (NewEra)1, the Singapore startup focusing on accelerating renewable energy adoption in Southeast Asia, entered into a partnership with Bamboo Capital Group (BCG) to pilot the world’s first blockchain-enabled Carbon Credits Certification Protocol. NewEra is building a blockchain

Read More

ICO Regulation In Asia: An Overview

The cryptocurrency and initial coin offering (ICO) craze has put pressure on regulators around the world as the number of scams and cases of fraud keeps on growing in the space. Countries in Asia have had varied stands on cryptocurrencies

Read More

Behind The Noise: Indonesia’s Real Stance on Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies

The Central Bank of Indonesia (BI) caused a brief panic when it sent out a press release  on Indonesia’s bitcoin ban earlier this month, reminding the Indonesian public to not buy and sell Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Many media

Read More

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

Read More

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,

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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,

Read More