DMCC, AL KHALEEJ SUGAR AND UNIVERSA LAUNCH ONLINE SUGAR TRADING PLATFORMDMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has announced the launch of the DigitalSugar Trading Platform (DigitalSugar.io) in partnership with the world’s largest sugar refinery, Al Khaleej Sugar, and Universa Blockchain.
The Babylon Project is Happening October 9th-11thOrganized by World Blockchain Hackathon, the 2020 event known as The Babylon Project is a 3-day virtual blockchain hackathon is dedicated to elevating and awarding real-world AI and blockchain innovations through an elite pack of Mentors and Judges from top tech universities, venture capital companies, blockchain groups and global tech companies.
Dr. Daniel Diemers joins FiCAS Board of Directors following Industry-First ETP LaunchDr. Daniel Diemers, former Partner at PwC Strategy&, digital entrepreneur and investor, member of the Swiss Blockchain Federation, and one of the top 10 Corporate Digital Shapers in Switzerland in 2018, joins FiCAS as the newest Board Member
51nodes Develops Financing Method For Industrial Capital Goods on Blockchain BasisIn a joint basic research project with the Bosch research team "Economy of Things", Daimler Mobility and Boerse Stuttgart Group, 51nodes has developed a flexible method for financing industrial capital goods on a blockchain basis.
Archax regulated by FCA as first ever digital securities exchange in UKThis important milestone for the emerging global digital securities ecosystem means, for the first time, digital issuances from across the world will be able to trade on an FCA authorised secondary market and institutions will have access to a credible regulated trading venue on which to engage with the digital securities space.
Announcing DecentralHacks and The Road to Metamorphosis IIDecentralHacks is a community-driven hackathon that spans over an entire week and encourages developing blockchain-centric solutions that can affect social good, especially in fields like FinTech, healthcare, and education. The event will take place from August 21 to 28, and will be conducted entirely online.
Bitgear Launches Full Stack Defi and Trading Platform for Digital AssetsBased out of Frankfurt, Germany, the Bitgear.io team aims to provide an unmatched exchange experience through the development of several tools that will allow traders of any skill level access to algorithmic trading strategies, arbitrage, and decentralized finance (DeFi). Despite being a new entrant to the space, Bitgear.io offers several compelling products to current exchange offerings.
FiCAS Pioneers the World's First Actively Managed Cryptocurrency Exchange Traded Product (ETP)Zug/Switzerland, 28 July 2020 - FiCAS AG, a Swiss-based crypto investment management boutique, has successfully registered the Bitcoin Capital Active ETP (BTCA; ISIN CH0548689600) - the world's first actively managed crypto exchange-traded product, listed at SIX. The discretionary ETP, issued by Bitcoin Capital AG, will be managed by FiCAS AG, which trades the top 15 cryptocurrencies and aims to deliver enhanced returns for clients. The Bitcoin Capital Active ETP is issued at CHF 100.
Binance and German Investment Firm CM-Equity Announce Partnership to Expand Crypto Asset Trading Services in EuropeMunich, Germany, July 23 2020 - Binance, the global blockchain company behind the world's largest digital asset exchange, and CM-Equity AG, a leading German investment firm providing asset management and brokerage services for crypto assets, today announced a strategic partnership to expand services for German and European customers.
Bingbon Announces Partnership with SlowMist to Beef Up Security MeasuresBingbon users can now report security-related issues found while navigating Bingbon’s platform. This alliance between Bingbon and SlowMist aims at strengthening security within the blockchain and crypto industry.
Electroneum launches electricity top-ups in four African countries. Plans to expand further in the coming monthsIn an unprecedented move within the crypto industry, Electroneum has become the world's first cryptocurrency to enable electricity top-ups with ETN in four African countries – Gambia, Senegal, Nigeria and Mali – from within their mobile app at a tap of a button.
DeFi Conference 2020 Delivers an All-Star Speaker LineupThe DeFi Conference 2020 hosted by Bitcoin Events, is a feature-packed free event for anyone to attend and learn about the opportunities that decentralized finance offers to individuals and organizations alike.
CoinGecko Updates Trust Score Algorithm To Incorporate Hacken’s CyberSecurity ScoreCoinGecko, the world’s leading independent cryptocurrency data aggregator, has pioneered another initiative with the latest update of their Trust Score algorithm by incorporating Hacken’s CyberSecurity Score. The new algorithm update improves the robustness of the exchange ranking algorithm on CoinGecko to have a more holistic overview of cryptocurrency exchanges.
CoinGenius Hosts Virtual Crypto Event, "The Road To Mass Adoption"Summary: CoinGenius, a data and analytics platform for crypto traders, will bring together on June 25-26 the brightest minds in crypto and blockchain for its second virtual conference, “The Road To Mass Adoption.” We’ll hear from executives, lawyers, miners, traders, and thought leaders on the future of the industry in a swiftly evolving world. Day 1 will feature 12 great panel discussions with the Industry’s brightest minds, a Live Pitch Competition, and a VIP Networking Party. Day 2 will feature a VIP Networking Breakfast, Breakout Sessions, and a Binance Charity Poker Tournament.
Remitano Rolls Out New INR (Fiat) Wallet for Instant Trades in RupeeRemitano, a global leader in cryptocurrency exchange services, announced on June 2020, the launch of its new Indian Rupee (INR) fiat wallet featuring new instant trade capabilities to enable users transacting in INR to deposit and withdraw money with exceptional ease.
Buy Crypto with Visa or MastercardIn J2TX, our goal is to provide a wide range of tools and special conditions for work in the investment market. Therefore, we are pleased to present you our Fiat to Crypto Exchange
#1Society: The online festival to converge hearts and minds for a new future June 10 - 14, 2020Syndikat, a new decentralised impact accelerator, and De:Days, Europe’s premier gathering for decentralised technologies, have teamed up to launch 1Society, an online festival, conference, hackathon and training event. In times of mandated Social Distancing, we are bringing people together as #1Society.
World Markets AI Trading Continues to Offer Strong ReturnsMay 18 2020 -- Despite market fluctuations brought on by COVID-19 and its devastation on human health and the world economy, World Markets’ AI-managed trading fund continued to deliver consistent strong returns.
DeFi Conference 2020: The Rise of Decentralized FinanceFinancial market volatility and risk has opened the door for a new decentralized market infrastructure that can expand market participation and ensure greater liquidity, trust and transparency.
Phemex Exchange Launches Zero Fee Cryptocurrency Spot TradingThe Cryptocurrency exchange Phemex has rolled out a Premium membership program that allows spot trading with zero fees going live on May 15th, 2020.
BlockConf Digital, Content-Driven Online Blockchain Conference of a New FormatThe Blockchain community worldwide is preparing for a 48-hour non-stop online experience, the BlockConf Digital, which will open its doors on Monday May 25 from 9 AM (GMT + 8).
ANON Summit 2020 Prepared to Welcome 5000+ AttendeesVienna, Austria, May 12 2020 -- With one week to go until their event on May 19-20, ANON Summit 2020 already has over 5000 registered attendees eager to participate in online panels, workshops, expos, and networking.
The SOS Global Hackathon helps Blockchain help the WorldThe CryptoChicks have made the pivot to virtual events with their Planet Wide Share our Strength (SOS) Hackathon in a very short amount of time. The event is in partnership the DAOStack, a collaborative coder network. The multi week virtual event starts with a keynote from Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin on May 29th and then the fun begins.
News Kids On The Blockchain documentary available now on YouTube‘New Kids On The Blockchain’ is a feature documentary by the award-winning filmmakers and channel of the same name, run by Ashley Pugh and Lisa Downs.
Top AnyTask seller explains his success and why Electroneum’s global platform is the only solution for Nigerian freelancersBecause Fiverr and PayPal have so many restrictions for Nigerians due to the reputation created by email scammers, AnyTask is the best freelance platform
Meet the Romanian couple who are one of the top talents on Electroneum’s global freelance platform AnyTaskThe thing George and Cinthya of Ivan Studio like most about AnyTask is that they do not pay fees or commissions
Nominex Exchange Token Distribution Has Begun: 22nd of April Marks the Next Chapter at Nominex.ioNominex is the next step in the evolution of exchanges around the world thanks to its unprecedented affiliate program unlimited referral levels to earn bonuses from.
Cointelligence Academy and Charles Kerrigan Collaborate on Smart Contracts CourseCointelligence Academy announces that it is launching a new online course to help students understand smart contracts.
BlockConf Digital reshapes the conference experience with its unique virtual networking platformFAS | Fintech Advisory Services and STO Managers are bringing blockchain conferences to the new level with their 48 hours non-stop BlockConf Digital. Influencers, industry experts, researchers, and blockchain enthusiasts from all over the world will gather in one digital venue to exchange knowledge, ideas, and drive the technology adoption further.
BitHull Waives off Custom Fees for its MinersBitHull S.A is pleased to announce a 100% waiver on custom fees for its new crypto miners BH Miner and BH Miners Box. A technology company developing next-generation hardware for cryptocurrency mining, BitHull S.A has designed these products to make crypto mining simple, convenient and profitable for the newbies as well as experienced miners.
New Era in Cryptocurrency Mining during CoronavirusAs the coronavirus outbreak continues to cause havoc across the globe, the world of crypto mining is quietly experiencing a revolution. BitHull S.A ( www.BitHull.com ), a technology company, has recently introduced two crypto miners that have created a new lease of life for mining enthusiasts locked up in home quarantine.
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CoinGecko Debuts DeFi Book with Launch of “Earn” SectionCoinGecko, the world-leading cryptocurrency data aggregator today announced its foray into Decentralized Finance (DeFi) with the launch of its DeFi book titled “How To DeFi” and a new section called CoinGecko Earn.
Crypto.com Announces Partnerships with Crypto Tax ProvidersCrypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, today announced partnerships with three leading tax providers. Responding to the requests of the community and given the importance of this area, Crypto.com partnered with leaders in this space (listed alphabetically) Cointracker, CryptoTrader.Tax, and Token Tax.
Remote Vision: BlockDown 2020 Delivers Star Names for Online ConferenceWith multiple crypto conferences globally postponed or delayed because of concerns around the spread of the coronavirus, BlockDown is a chance for the crypto community to network, engage and learn, without leaving their desks.
What is the Global Investors Virtual Summit?The situation in the world, when many conferences and summits are canceled, pushed the team from DAO.digital to prepare Global Investors Virtual Summit as soon as possible.
BLOCKCHAIN: THE SECOND COMING IS NIGHSecurity, scalability and regulation improvements are making Blockchain tech investible for mainstream capital This second wave of interest is likely to deliver the once-hyped disruption predicted for Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) A new and significant asset class is set to emerge and will impact on the financial services industry
Bitfinex & Tether CTO to reveal "The Story of Tether” during an industry-first keynote at the CryptoCompare Digital Asset SummitAt London’s CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit on the 10th of March, Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Bitfinex & Tether, will tell the story of Tether’s inception and success during an exclusive keynote dubbed "The Story of Tether".
Adv. Gil Solomon Joins Katzenell Dimant as Head of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and CrowdfundingAdv. Gil Solomon Joins Katzenell Dimant as Head of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Crowdfunding; forming a merger of two of the most active players in the legal field of cryptocurrency and blockchain.
Electroneum expands global mobile top-ups to 140+ countries; earning ETN on AnyTask is now way more appealingUK-based startup Electroneum was launched with a vision to change the lives of billions with a mobile-based cryptocurrency that is easy to use and unbound by geographical restrictions while enabling them to earn more and live better via the fairest freelancer platform in existence.
Electroneum partners with BiKi, a Top 20 cryptocurrency exchange; both are two of the fastest-growing crypto projects in existenceElectroneum announces the expansion of its global trading presence by partnering with BiKi.
CryptoCompare Releases Update to Exchange Benchmark for Q4 2019CryptoCompare, the global leader in digital asset data, today announced an update to its cryptocurrency Exchange Benchmark for Q4 2019, revealing the top exchanges based on several criteria including counterparty, operational, trading and security risk.
7 Steps to Cryptocurrency Marketing SuccessIn this article, Contentworks, an agency specializing in content marketing for financial services, crypto and blockchain looks at 7 marketing steps crypto founders can take to gain greater market visibility and build a stable and viable crypto business.
Electroneum, first cryptocurrency to work directly with a mobile network operator; Cellcard to also sell the M1 smartphoneElectroneum is the world's first cryptocurrency to become regulatory compliant. It is also the greenest and most secure in existence, and the only one working with NGOs as transaction validators. Now, it is the first in the world to team-up with an MNO, who has also put the M1 smartphone on display at shops across Cambodia.
VALK (ex-Value on Chain) partners with Archax to facilitate end-to-end digital issuance and listing powered by Corda.The partnership will not only bring a liquidity venue and gateway to institutions working with VALK, but also provide Archax with a number of digital security offerings from the VALK ecosystem of established and regulated financial institutions.
ANON Summit is set to exceed all expectations in 2020ANON Summit is returning to Vienna, Austria for its second edition. The comprehensive two-day conference will take place on the 15-16th of April and is expected to gather more than 2000 attendees and 100 speakers.
NORTHERN BITCOIN AG changes Company name to NORTHERN DATA AG- Renaming in the wake of the merger with Whinstone US, Inc. - Construction of the largest data center for high-performance computers of the USA in Texas - Maximum energy and cost-efficiency
Global finance leaders Citi, Bpifrance, Fidelity to join first ever London-based conference focused on the institutionalization of digital assets Feb. 10BlockWorks Group (BWG) announced that on Feb. 10 it will be convening Digital Asset Summit (DAS): London, the first institutionally-focused digital asset conference to take place in London.
NORTHERN BITCOIN SHARE INCLUDED IN MSCI INDEX- New constituent in MSCI Germany Index - Inclusion leads to more liquid trading in the share - Index membership increases attractiveness for institutional investors
A review of London’s blockchain industry in 2019 hosted by Beer & BlockchainAs the year draws to a close, Beer & Blockchain is hosting a review of the London blockchain industry in 2019. The event will be held Friday 29 November at 2pm in the Elephant & Castle Mercato Metropolitano.
Coinmama teams up with Cointelligence Academy for Crypto EducationIt’s Coinmama’s hope that the series will not only help educate existing cryptocurrency users on their investment, but also help dispel some of the mystery and stigma that still surrounds cryptocurrency among the general population.
UK Financial teams up with award-winning PR firm Blonde 2.0 to promote its cryptocurrency tokensUK Financial Ltd., the creator and holdings company for all types of cryptocurrency investments, is dedicating itself and its business plan to become a creator of a holdings company for all types of cryptocurrency investments.
NORTHERN BITCOIN MERGES WITH LEADING US COMPETITORMerger with Whinstone US, Inc. leads to significant leap in growth Building the world's largest Bitcoin Mining Facility in Texas Joint company positions itself as a leading global player
Monarch Wallet Becomes First Live Decentralized Mobile Recurring Payments AppHigh fees and chargebacks are a thing of the past! Monarch Wallet now allows businesses, creators and others to easily accept cryptocurrencies on custom or recurring bases while reducing fees to as low as 0.5% per transaction and eliminates chargebacks.
EQUA Start, CPUcoin and Craft Beer Coin Take Home Top Honors at BitAngels Pitch DayBitAngels Pitch Day Kicks off CoinAgenda Global in Las Vegas with Networking and Investment Opportunities for Blockchain Startups
Supporting Blockchain Education: Vizidox and Cointelligence AcademyVizidox Solutions limited (VDX), a blockchain-based data management platform, is the most recent company to lend their support to Cointelligence Academy, the online education platform created by Cointelligence.
Cointelligence and PumaPay Collaborate for Crypto EducationPumaPay’s support of Cointelligence Academy has allowed Cointelligence to offer these classes for free, making them accessible for people no matter where they are located or what their financial situation is.
Trezor One - The golden standard of hardware walletsTrezor One, when compared to the next-level design of Trezor Model T, is simpler and more affordable, but with the same level of security. It makes independent security accessible to the masses, and it’s a great starting point for cryptocurrency beginners.
Trezor Model T - The next generation of crypto-securityTrezor Model T is a premium hardware wallet. While the price tag is somewhat higher, the improved user experience and on-device input brought by the new touchscreen, combined with innovative security and a modern design, is enough to satisfy even the most demanding customers.
Zurich-based Shift Cryptosecurity launches second generation Swiss made open source BitBox02 hardware walletsZURICH, SWITZERLAND, 25 September 2019 - Shift Cryptosecurity equip their customers to secure their cryptocurrencies by combining the authentication capabilities of applied cryptography with the physical security of offline hardware devices. Today, they announce the launch of their fully redesigned hardware wallets, the BitBox02 and the BitBox02 Bitcoin only edition.
CHAIA.iO successfully launched - The Blockchain BrainCHAIA.iO is targeted to both beginner and advanced crypto investors and those interested in crypto. Its data spectrum will initially cover more than 1750 cryptocurrencies that can be easily filtered according to a broad array of criteria and then analyzed with comparison tools. Results are then graphically processed. CHAIA.iO also provides key figures such as market capitalization, trading volume, and media coverage.
7 Reasons to go to DecentralizedAs Europe’s premier blockchain conference, Decentralized 2019 will take place at the Divani Hotel in Athens from 30th October – 1st November and is set to attract over 1500 attendees, 100+ speakers and 40+ sponsors.
CC Forum: Investment in Blockhain and AIThe second edition of CC Forum London will connect global thought leaders, policy makers, investors and startups from across the world for a 3 day top content event. The summit will be attended by the industry leaders, think tanks, institutional and private investors, family offices and VC firms.
SEBA Receives FINMA Banking And Securities Dealer LicenceFor the first time, a reputed regulatory authority - the Swiss Financial Market Authority (FINMA) - grants a banking licence to a financial services provider with main focus on digital assets
Real Estate Shark Tank: Tokenization EditionSolidBlock, the company that launched the world’s first commercial property tokenization for the St. Regis Aspen resort in 2018, is gearing up to host Real Estate Shark Tank: Tokenization Edition.
Blockchain Association Announces Partnership with Cointelligence to Educate and Help Protect Digital Asset InvestorsThe Blockchain Association today announces a partnership with Cointelligence in an effort to educate digital asset investors and help protect customer funds.
IRS Letter 6174-A and 3 Things to Watch for in Upcoming Cryptocurrency GuidanceAccording to Rettig, the IRS is working on providing clarity for “acceptable methods for calculating cost basis, acceptable methods of cost basis assignment, and the tax treatment of forks.” This article addresses the most important things to watch out for in the new guidance and why they matter.
CryptoCompare Publishes June Exchange ReviewCryptoCompare has published the June 2019 Exchange Review today, finding Grayscale's bitcoin trust soaring and crypto-to-crypto trades being dominated by less trustworthy exchanges.
Next - The World's First Hybrid ExchangeMerging the gap between regulated centralized exchanges and decentralized privacy conscientious exchanges was a seemingly impossible task, at least until the next exchange came along and started changing everything by bringing Satoshi's vision to exchanges!
North America’s Blockchain Conference; Blockchain Expo announces event dates and new conference agendaBlockchain North America Expo, the World leading Blockchain expo series, has announced dates for the final event in the 2019 Series. The conference will take place in North America at the Santa Clara Convention Centre, 13-14th November 2019.
Crypto experts debate Facebook's Libra on FinancialFoxGuests were Bill Barhydt CEO of Abra, Jared Tate Founder of DigiByte, Ajeet Khurana CEO of ZebPay, and Jean Philippe Beaudet CTO of ZeU Crypto Networks, and the host was Stefania Barbaglio Founder of Cassiopeia Services.
FinancialFox presents interview with Cardano's Charles HoskinsonPlease enjoy this interview between crypto guru Stefania Barbaglio and Charles Hoskinson. Hoskinson is the CEO of Input-Output Hong Kong (IOHK) and founder of cryptocurrency Cardano (ADA).
NEO’s EcoFund Invests in Blockchain-Based Hotel Booking Platform, Travala.comLaunched earlier this year, the NEO EcoFund will be available to projects at different phases of their life cycle, from seed phase, through to growth, and maturity. Travala.com, currently in its growth stage, will utilise the funding to further drive its current marketing efforts, expand the team and advance the technology.
CoinGecko Releases 2019 Quarter 2 Cryptocurrency ReportCoinGecko, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency aggregators, today published its 2019 Quarter 2 Cryptocurrency Report. The 46-page report gives an overview of the state of the cryptocurrency market and the major events that happened in the second quarter of 2019.
Dukascopy Bank and Swiss Crypto Exchange (SCX) announce an integration partnershipDukascopy Bank and Swiss Crypto Exchange have implemented a crypto trading integration that will be available from Friday July 12th. Customers with a bank account at Dukascopy will be able to trade Swiss Francs and Euros versus Bitcoin and Ether as well as crypto-to-crypto through SCX instantaneously.
Digitex Futures develops an industry first liquidation model that benefits active tradersThe Digitex Liquidation Engine will intervene with traders who have insufficient account balances and force close their positions. Since this is a risk vector for the exchange, in such a situation, the trader must pay a penalty which is then allocated to the Digitex Insurance Fund.
TokenCard the First Ethereum-Powered Banking Alternative Launches on iOS App Store with Exclusive DAI Promotion for First 1,000 UsersMel Gelderman, CEO of TokenCard, says launching on the iOS App Store is the first step towards displacing the centralised economy of old with a smarter, more agile system that gives its users full control over their money.
Warm Up Campaign - Help the homeless using cryptocurrencyFor the third year in a row and the second year within BlockchainBH, we are running our yearly Warm Up campaign to help the homeless of Brazil. The aim of the campaign is to gather donations in cryptocurrency which will be used to buy and distribute blankets to the homeless population of Belo Horizonte.
Smartlands and Archax Partner for Trading of Smartlands-issued Security Tokens on Upcoming Archax ExchangeAs part of this partnership, the parties will also work together to introduce new customers to each other and to promote both the Smartlands tokenisation platform and the Archax exchange.
Cocos-BCX Successfully Launched TestNet 1.0 “Gang Rinpoche”With the arrival of TestNet 1.0 “Gang Renpoche”, Cocos-BCX will be open to global developers and provide them with more sophisticated and localized support.
DELTA Summit partners with OKEx for Malta Tech WeekDr Abdalla Kablan, Executive Chairman of DELTA Summit and an award-winning entrepreneur specialising in artificial intelligence, said partnering with OKEx was a natural choice for Malta’s inaugural Tech Week.
Arian invites the users to participate of the innovative Smart MiningArian Coin is the first cryptocurrency developed based on the PoAch, a unique and innovative protocol that allows accessible mining, with the lowest energetic consumption and programming resources.
MXC: A Better, User friendly Crypto ExchangeMXC team said: "A good exchange, in addition to saving time, they also need to do things. In addition to eliminating the worries of investors, we should also strive for opportunities for investors, so that we can all be better off.”
1 Million Transaction Per Second - Radix DLT breaks the transaction speed record for a decentralized ledgerToday at 14.30 London time, UK based distributed ledger technology startup, Radix DLT, became the first permissionless decentralized ledger to reach a record of 1 million transactions per second.
Wall Street Strategist Thomas J Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors to Give Keynote at CryptoCompare Digital Asset SummitFundstrat’s Thomas J Lee joins a stellar line-up of speakers including Andreas M. Antonopoulos, best-selling author and one of the world’s foremost bitcoin and open blockchain experts; and cryptocurrency experts from Coinbase, Binance, London Stock Exchange Group, Nasdaq, Refinitiv, UBS and VanEck.
NEO announces US$100 million ecosystem boost fund at ConsensusAt Consensus 2019 in New York, NEO unveiled its new US$100 million EcoBoost fund designed to drive ecosystem growth and development. NEO also outlined various initiatives in its pursuit of making NEO the most developer-friendly blockchain, including NeoFS, NEO Toolkit for Visual Studio, and the NEO Express Node.
PumaPay Roadmap UpdateThe anticipated roadmap below represents the best approximation of our efforts and is subject to further changes and updates based on the progress of the project, and technological and market developments. As we listen to the feedback of the community and businesses onboarding, we may adjust the deliverables and the schedule. Let’s take a closer look at what we have achieved:
The Alliance of Blockchain Professionals Signs MOU With CointelligenceThe Alliance of Blockchain Professionals (ABP) and Cointelligence sign a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) solidifying their mutual interests to promote research and education as well as setting international standards and ethics in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industries.
Binance Hacked This Week… Next Week?Navaho de Wet, co-founder of exchange Counter commented that, “this problem is not going to go away anytime soon. Centralised exchanges remain vulnerable and attractive to criminals.”
The Next Generation of Digital Asset Exchange …and why you’re missing out!The next-generation of decentralized exchange is different — it’s fast, functional and secure. That’s why decentralized exchange as a backbone for de-fi (decentralized finance) is set to grow to a multi-billion-dollar industry in the foreseeable future.
Blockium launches IEO to make the stock market and digital assets seem a bit less bullishBlockium’s main goal? To make the stock market and the trading of digital assets seem a little less bullish, and more like an additive game you can play with family and friends. Users are invited to create different competitions. These mock competitions have specific entry fees, asset classes, prize money, time limit and more.
Crypto can be everywhere you want it to be, thanks to 2gether’s Visa debit cardFollowing its successful beta launch in Spain, 2gether is expanding Europe-wide. EU citizens can now download the app on the App Store or Google Play, pass the KYC process, and be at the top of the waiting list to start using 2gether’s functionalities.
Digitex Partners with Ethereum-Approved Developers, SmartDec, to Launch Its Futures Trading PlatformSpeaking on a live YouTube stream, Digitex Futures CEO Adam Todd outlined his plans for the future, SmartDec’s experience, and the next steps for the launch of the trading platform. He also answered questions from members of its community and promised the team was working hard to bring things back on track following the launch delay.
Terra launches its Columbus mainnet, changing crypto payments at the atomic levelIn order to get this concept off the ground, there needs to be ample opportunity to actually spend and use your crypto coins. After all, you don’t buy arcade tokens for an empty arcade, right? You see that sweet skee-ball ramp and that’s when you reach for your wallet.
Bankers meet BitcoinersWhile some say Bitcoin will fundamentally change how money works, others have condemned it using all kinds of pejorative terms. With many open questions about Bitcoin’s future, business leaders must now go deeper than superficial mainstream information.The best solution is to systematically weigh the information on both sides and understand what leading experts think.
The 4th Industrial Revolution in Balkans: Law & Tech SummitBy European Law Observatory on New Technologies, in collaboration with the Bar Association of Thessaloniki and Centre for Research&Technology-Hellas- Information Technologies Institute (CERTH-ITI)
UNIC signs MoU with British University in Dubai and Dubai Blockchain CenterThe University of Nicosia (UNIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the British University in Dubai (BUiD) and the Dubai Blockchain Center earlier this month. The MoU was signed by Mr. Antonis Polemitis, Chief Executive Officer, University of Nicosia, Prof. Abdullah Alshamsi, BUiD‘s Vice Chancellor, and Dr. Marwan Alzarouni, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Blockchain Center.
DELTA Summit 2019 Promises to Be the Crown Jewel of Global Tech EventsBacked by the Maltese Government, DELTA Summit 2019 will continue to cement Malta’s international global status as The Blockchain Island and will expand further to focus on artificial intelligence, the internet of things (IOT), eSports and game development.
Phore Appoints Former Deloitte Consulting Senior Manager as CEO to Drive Growth in Expanding Blockchain IndustryChicago, IL, April 9, 2019 — Phore, a leading blockchain platform, FinTech ecosystem, and B2B services organization, announced today the appointment of former Deloitte Consulting Senior Manager, Mike Trisko, as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, along with other leadership changes.
Blockscart now supporting over 50 Cryptocurrencies for purchasesThis unique online Marketplace has combined not just Cryptocurrencies but a Smart-Escrow system with a built in arbitration function to allow users to buy and sell Products or Services without listing fees.
SVK Crypto Leads Series A Round for Enterprise SaaS Blockchain Company MakerOSThe new capital will be used to accelerate the implementation of the EOSIO blockchain protocol as the central feature of MakerOS’s Overflow service. This will enable businesses to connect, share and collaborate on projects with verified reputation - ensuring quality and standards are met.
The ZBX trading app is outZBX is one of the few exchanges outside of the United States that operates in a regulated environment, is integrated with major banks, while also offering deep liquidity. ZBX recently announced its first listing, the Decimated DIO token, a post-apocalyptic multiplayer survival game with true digital scarcity and item ownership.
Prof. Louca proudly representing the emerging Cyprus Blockchain community“It is a tremendous honour for me to be nominated in the top 100 women in Fintech and Blockchain tech for 2019, a list which showcases female empowerment in what is gradually becoming a more vibrant global Fintech community”, remarked Prof. Louca.
Kraken, Swarm to Join Barcelona Trading Conference 2019!Finance Magnates and Ultimate Fintech are proud to unveil the first cohort of speakers at the Barcelona Trading Conference (or simply BTC). The inaugural event will draw the industry’s biggest players between July 10-11 at the Centre Convencions Internacional de Barcelona.
DECENTRALIZED 2019: Milestone Blockchain Conference in AthensDECENTRALIZED 2019 will feature more than 100 speakers (leading business executives, academics, and technical experts) from over 50 countries, as well as more than 60 companies from Greece and abroad as exhibitors, presenting their innovative products and services to an anticipated 1,500 attendees.
The Distributed Ledge Technology in Finance CertificateThe Distributed Ledger Technology in Finance Certificate (DLT) is a 12 week qualification comprising of 3 modules, 12 lecture weeks, 3 assignments, a practical final project and a final sit down 3 hour examination using our global network of examination centres.
Crypto Voucher Adding Support for BNB to Simplify Crypto in EuropeBinance and Crypto Voucher are making the process of buying BNB token as simple and accessible as possible to non-cryptocurrency users. The appeal and simplicity of transferring value with a click of a button using the Crypto Voucher mechanism, combined with the market and exchange expertise that Binance brings align perfectly with the demands of today's crypto market.
Decimated DIO token listed on ZBX exchangeDecimated has been listed as one of the top ICOs of 2019 by Inwara and allegedly has a community of more than 33,000 users. The Founder of Fracture Labs can now announce that the Decimated token ‘DIO’ is becoming listed on the exchange ZBX.
Germany’s financial hub welcomes Blockchain Summit FrankfurtBlockchain Summit Frankfurt is about “total” Blockchain. An audience all together with one common interest, no other side topics and no co-located events to boost numbers and dilute your audience.
Ledger Nano S Announces Support for TomoChainThe integration has major implications for this nascent project’s growth prospects and future trajectory. TOMO is already compatible with leading cryptocurrency storage solutions like MyEtherWallet and MetaMask, along with the team’s homegrown TomoMaster and TomoWallet applications.
Pledgecamp promises no more $600 dollar water cooler scams with its blockchain backed crowdfunding sitePledgecamp uses smart contracts to hold its pledger’s funds in escrow, instead of the creator getting all the money upfront. Funds are released based on the backers, who vote based on if the development plan is on track.
Mycro is the big name that’s making your short-term job search dreams come true!It’s no secret that in today’s marketplace, holding a side gig in addition to your regular nine-to-five job is not uncommon. Whether you’re walking dogs on the weekends or helping your neighbor mow their lawn, picking up a second job is a great way to earn more cash as well as expand your professional network within your own community.
CryptoCompare Publishes Monthly Exchange Review for January 2019The January Monthly Review provides an overview of the current exchange landscape as well as a monthly evaluation of how spot volumes vs futures volumes have developed historically, including both crypto exchanges (BitMEX and BitflyerFX) and traditional exchanges (CBOE and CME).
Counter raises $650K from angel investorsCOUNTER, a start-up founded by McKinsey alum Yaniv Neu-Ner, has raised $650K to build a Crypto exchange which never holds custody of tokens. Neu-Ner mentioned that the team wanted to create a crypto exchange that is 10X more secure than the existing exchanges while keeping the user experience familiar.
NEO announces new Seattle office led by ex-Microsoft executive at second DevConThe local presence gives NEO a significant foothold in the US market. The Seattle area is famed as the birthplace of such tech giants as Microsoft, Amazon, and Expedia, and home to Facebook, Google and Twitter engineering offices, among many others.
Hotels are jumping onto the open-source bandwagon in search of the holy grail of innovationWinding Tree is a travel distribution platform that incorporates blockchain-based and open-source technology to bring much-needed innovation in the space. The company has just announced a new partnership with Airport Hotel Basel to communicate and educate the people in the industry about blockchain and open-source technology.
Co-Founder of Newly Launched ZBX Exchange Speaking at Stockholm Blockchain ForumSweden and the Nordics is home to an innovative start-up environment and a strong blockchain and crypto community. The Stockholm Blockchain Forum taking place on April 11th has now confirmed Jimmy Zhao from the recently launched crypto exchange ZBX to speak at the event.
Crypto Assets Conference 2019 in Frankfurt, GermanyThe Crypto Assets Conference deals with the following topics, among others: How are crypto assets regulated and taxed? What developments are there in Germany and Europe? Which business models are behind the dozens of blockchain start-ups? What effects will Security Tokens (STO) have on traditional IPOs? How will Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) evolve?
East meets West as WXY Group brings successful event world tour ELEVEN to LondonIn partnership with leading blockchain investment and advisory group NKB, WXY Group, as the turn-key global marketing and consulting firm service for blockchain and crypto projects, is bringing its highly successful ELEVEN Global Meet Up Series world tour to London on 25 January
TokenMatch goes back to London for its first Edition of 2019The one-day matchmaking event features up to 16 carefully selected Projects (with a minimum ranking of 4.0 on a scale of five and average ranking of 4.5 on aggregated ICO ranking sites) with 80+ top investors and funds experienced in the digital currency sector.
Biggest Israeli Bitcoin Conference Brings Original Cypherpunks and Regulators to the TableOffering their thoughts on the direction for cryptocurrencies in the future, experts such as Nick Szabo and David Chaum enlightened audiences with their views towards the technology’s solutions, but also on its shortcomings.
Contentworks Announced as An Official Media Partner for Nakamoto’s DenContentworks, a leading content marketing agency for the finance sector will be an official media partner for Nakamoto’s Den it was announced yesterday. The investment blockchain conference will take place in Limassol Cyprus from 19th-20th February 2019 at the Carob Mill and will welcome some of the brightest minds in the blockchain space from educators, investors and innovators to start-ups and established companies looking to secure investment from leading capital firms.
Nakamoto's Den Blockchain Conference, 19th-20th February 2019 in CyprusThe main aim and vision of Nakamoto's Den (ND), is to bring together digital start-up companies, established international companies, investors, VC funds, family wealth funds, blockchain influencers and industry leaders.
Stockholm Blockchain Forum 11th April, Stockholm International Fairs, Älvsjö - SwedenSweden and the Nordics is home to an innovative start-up environment and a strong blockchain and crypto community. On April 11 of 2019, the Swedish blockchain community is opening its arms and welcoming blockchain luminaries from across to world to the Stockholm Blockchain Forum by Techbook.
EQS Newswire Debuts News Distributor for Blockchain and CryptocurrenciesThe EQS COCKPIT's newswire service now distributes corporate news to specialist media for blockchain and cryptocurrencies. EQS Group customers with projects in the two industries can now quickly and efficiently target all relevant key journalists covering these emerging business areas.
European Blockchain Investment Congress 2019 Bringing Industry Professionals, Investors and Startups Together in ViennaFrom February, 28th to March, 2nd, European Blockchain Investment Congress will be gathering top blockchain professionals, market leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and blockchain-based startups to provide outstanding learning, discussion and networking experience first ever in such scope in Europe.
CryptoCompare adds commercial API market data service to existing free serviceCryptoCompare, the global cryptocurrency market data provider, today announces the launch of its new API service in response to customer demand for more complex and highly scalable cryptocurrency data solutions.
France authorizes Napoleon AM as first regulated Asset Manager expert on crypto solutionsNapoleon AM will thus become the first asset manager in Europe funded by an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) and incorporated under French law. It will be specialized in quantitative strategies through liquid instruments and among the first AM to focus on offering investment strategies opening access to crypto (bitcoin or ether) exposure.
Companies and Developers are Excited about NEO’s Decentralization InitiativeIn less than four years, founder Da Hongfei have helped create one of the most successful and well recognized projects in the emerging blockchain industry. According to data collected by NewEconoLabs, a Chinese community of open source developers, there are over 1.8 million NEO wallet addresses and the blockchain has processed over 22 million transactions since its inception. The NEO token ecosystem is currently the 18th largest by market capitalization.
COINPLUS invents the world's first physical vault for crypto-asset.How does it work? The Solo Pro is composed of 3 physical supports, all with the same public address, the 'account number'. If you lose or if you are the victim of the theft or the destruction of one of the supports, you do not lose anything because only 2 of the 3 supports are necessary to recover the private key, and thus to have access to the crypto-assets.
Royal Flush in Bitcoin – Beautiful Crypto Playing Cards developed in Switzerland are now sold onlineIn Switzerland, a project was recently launched, with the goal of helping cryptocurrencies adoption: it's a deck of playing cards, but not any deck. Instead of playing poker or blackjack with spades, hearts, diamonds or clubs, you're now playing with Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and NEO.
Mania Technologies launch EtherMania, an Ethereum based trading game.EtherMania was soft launched and within the first 24 hours had over 1,000 hits and 300 users sign up to the game to win the main prize. The team made the game to bring an educative element to Cryptocurrency trading where people with zero knowledge could better understand how to use Cryptocurrencies for trading and learn about the fundamentals and the risks involved in real world trading.
EAK Digital launches Blockchain Bytes - the premium event to network, learn and growLaunching today, Blockchain Bytes is the premium forum for business leaders, decision makers, entrepreneurs and investors within the blockchain industry to network, learn and grow. The stellar offering from EAK Digital will bring the best and brightest in blockchain together at some of the world’s best restaurants to meet, debate, share information and make new friends.
Decentralized 2018 Post-Event MessageThis year's annual DECENTRALIZED conference, powered by the University of Nicosia (UNIC), was held in Athens, Greece, following last year’s tremendously successful inaugural summit in Cyprus. DECENTRALIZED focuses on the business, technical, political and societal implications of blockchain technologies, across several key industries, along with analysis of the long-term implications of the blockchain, decentralization and cryptocurrency.
The Next Web is hosting a pitch battle at Hard Fork DecentralizedThe concept is simple: leading industry companies will host their own 'decentralized' events, all across the city. One of the them is TNW's very own Hard Fork Pitch Battle, taking place on December 12 at 4:30pm. Applications are now open!
Infleum not only brings fresh air to startups but it’s also the blockchain makeover advertising was waiting for...ELSOL, the leading brand publishing company in South Korea, has decided to tackle the inefficiencies in the advertising industry by launching INFLEUM, its blockchain-based platform aimed at decentralizing brand publishing and helping startups promote their businesses in a profitable way.
AMSTERDAM TO HOST WBS SERIES FOR THE FIRST TIMEThe month of November will bring to you the World Blockchain Summit’s debut into ‘The Venice of the North”, Amsterdam, at the Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel on 9th November 2018. A few weeks back, Dubai saw the success of the World Blockchain Summit that hosted more than 900+ attendees including governments, enterprises, investors, innovators, corporates, and emerging startups from all around the world.
The Regulation of Cryptocurrencies Conference, 20th November in LondonThis conference should be attended by individuals that have an interest in cryptocurrencies whether they be from the cryptocurrency community itself, the banks, the exchanges or the trading platforms or acting as their professional advisers, both in the UK and Europe. It will also be of interest to public officials, regulators, relevant associations and experts on financial crime.
MBS 1 week report before the official Take OffThe buzz around the Malta Blockchain Summit is palpable. It’s no surprise that the Expo floor has been sold out for some time now. Due to the high demand for a sought-after-stand we’ve added a special section to accommodate extra booths. In addition to a slew of carefully curated exhibitors, a line-up of some of the most influential movers and shakers in the crypto-world have signed on as speakers.
Blockchain Hackathon and ICO Pitching at Malta Blockchain SummitIn partnership with CryptoFriends, the Malta Blockchain Summit will host Blockchain Hackathon and two-day ICO pitching session. The Malta Blockchain Hackathon will be held from October 31st to November 2nd. If you are a developer with your eyes set on making it in the blockchain industry then this is for you.
Influencer marketing takes on crypto with Triphop’s social travel rewards programTriphop is launching a blockchain program that will incentivize hotel guests to share their trips on social media. In return guests will receive benefits ranging from room upgrades to possession of Triphop’s very own token, the Tripcoin.
Are digital sneakers the CryptoKitties of 2019?CryptoKitties, the furry tradable cats, were all the rage in 2018, making headlines in various top media. The rise of CryptoKitties shows a shift in society from collecting material objects, such as baseball cards or snowglobes, to collecting the intangible. In such a digital world, it only makes sense that various objects of our daily life are migrating into the virtual world. So what’s next in the digital collectible world?
Instagram for Crypto Marketing - Yes or No?If you look at the stats, Instagram marketing is indeed worth the hassle. This photo and video sharing app has over 1 billion monthly active users up from 800 million in September 2017. It is expected to cross 2 billion active users by 2023 showing the upward trajectory and positive sentiment for this totally cool social media site. The largest user group is between 25 and 34-years old too; a generation that readily embraces new technology and is happy to engage with companies online.
Have You Heard of Industry Based Cryptocurrency?Most people in the cryptocurrency industry seem to have given up on the goal of decentralization - specifically within the ICO and tokenization space. It would seem instead they mostly have ideas and plans and seek to launch in ICO space because it’s the new and cool thing to do, and simply by creating a cryptocurrency project they can get all sorts of people willing to invest in their plans.
Neufund is turning global startup shares into equity tokensNeufund, the Berlin-based equity fundraising platform regulated under German jurisdiction, that allows for any type of financial asset to be tokenized and liquidized, announces the first companies to officially conduct security offerings through its blockchain technology
2018 Global Fintech and Blockchain China SummitOn April 12th, Shanghai will host over 800 delegates, 50 innovative companies, and 300 institutional investors to the Second Annual Global Fintech and Blockchain China Summit. The summit will focus on real life applications of blockchain technologies.