Tag: ICO

  • Crypto Bear Market Affecting Venture Capital Valuations

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    Venture capital (VC) valuations have been deeply affected by the cryptocurrency bear market, sais Jalak Jobanputra, founding partner of Future Perfect Ventures. Jobanputra commented on the current state of venture capital in the crypto space in an interview with Fortunes’ Balancing the Ledger on Feb. 11. When asked whether there is a trend of discounted […]

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  • Blockchain Firm HashCash Partners With ‘Prominent’ Australian Gaming Company

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    Blockchain company HashCash Consultants has announced a partnership with an undisclosed Australian video games developer to roll out its white label crypto exchange and tokenization services for the gaming industry. The development was announced in a HashCash press releaseFeb. 4. HashCash is a blockchain firm focused on providing “white label” blockchain solutions for the gaming […]

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  • London-based Project Uses Microsoft Architecture to Make Blockchain Easier for Developers

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    On Dec. 19, the London-based company Stratis revealed to the public its project that includes sidechains, smart contracts, an ICO and STO platform, and distributed ledger technology (DLT), which simplifies transaction processing. The technology leverages the recently released Stratis C# Full Node, the company’s innovative software, whose codebase is built on the Microsoft .NET Core […]

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  • Swiss Crypto Industry Leader Says Next Crypto Wave Will Be Stablecoins, Security Tokens

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    Bitcoin Association Switzerland board member Luzius Meisser says he believes the next wave of crypto innovation will focus on stablecoins and security tokens. Meisser made his remarks during an interview with Cointelegraph’s correspondent during the Crypto Finance Conference in St. Moritz, Switzerland on Jan. 16. Meisser is a computer scientist and economist who co-founded the Bitcoin Association […]

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  • Malaysian Cryptocurrency Regulation to Classify Digital Assets, Tokens as Securities

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    Malaysian cryptocurrency regulation comes into effect on Tuesday, Reuters reports on Monday, Jan. 14. The Malaysian finance minister, Lim Guan Eng, reportedly said today that the Capital Markets and Services Order 2019 would become effective on Jan. 15. According to Reuters, the new regulation classifies digital currencies, tokens and crypto-assets as securities, placing them under the Securities Commission’s authority. Starting […]

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  • KodakOne Blockchain Beta Test Sees $1 Mln in Content Licensing Claims

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    KodakONE — the developer of a blockchain-based image rights platform licensed by photographic industry giant Kodak — has reportedly generated over $1 million in licensing claims for image rights during a limited beta test of its platform. The news was reported by blockchain news source Breaker Mag on Jan. 8. As Cointelegraph previously reported, the KodakONE Image Rights Management […]

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  • UAE to Become Leading Destination for Blockchain-Related Businesses in 2019, Experts Say

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    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is looking to join the list of leading destinations for blockchain-related businesses in 2019 due to promising new crypto legislation. Experts commented on the situation to the UAE’s daily newspaper The National on Monday, Dec. 24. As the UAE has announced a new legal framework for initial coin offerings (ICO) and hinted about possible regulation for crypto […]

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  • Cameroon Separatists Create Cryptocurrency Called AmbaCoin

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    A separatist government in Cameroon’s semi-autonomous English-speaking southern region of Ambazonia has announced the launch of a new sovereign cryptocurrency called AmbaCoin (AMBA). Operating on the ERC-20 standard, AmbaCoin is being touted as the official currency of the “Federal Republic of Ambazonia,” the currently unrecognised country that separatists are pushing to actualise. QZ Africa reports that more than […]

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  • Germany’s Second Largest Stock Exchange is Launching a Zero-Fee Crypto Exchange

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    The second largest stock exchange in Germany, the Stuttgart Exchange Group and the banking institute SolarisBank are joining forces to create infrastructure for a zero-fee crypto exchange. While some digital currency fanatics welcome large banking establishments into the crypto-affray, others believe it goes against the decentralized nature of cryptocurrency. However, you cannot stop the market […]

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  • ‘Hope Coin’: The Story of Malaysia’s Crypto Political Fundraising Platform

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    The ongoing controversy surrounding Malaysia’s proposed political cryptocurrency, Harapan Coin, is far from letting up. On Nov. 26, the country’s finance minister, Lim Guan Eng, weighed in on the issue by reiterating that any entity looking to issue a cryptocurrency should first refer to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Securities Commission: “Don’t do it without Bank Negara’s guidelines […]

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