Blockchain Proptech Startup Propy Raises US$15M; Strikes New Partnership

Blockchain Proptech Startup Propy Raises US$15M; Strikes New Partnership

Propy, a startup that’s building a global property store and a decentralized title registry powered by blockchain technology, has raised US$15 million through an initial coin offering (ICO) from more than 6,500 participants. Prior to the token sale, Propy had already secured US$2 million in pre-sale commitments. Investors in the startup include RenGen, an investment […]

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The SEC is in Support of ICOs That Do Not Fall Under the Definition of Securities

The SEC is in Support of ICOs That Do Not Fall Under the Definition of Securities

According to Gil Penchina a partner at IDG Ventures and Flight.vc, the US Securities and Exchange Commission is in support of initial coin offerings (ICOs) that do not fall under the definition of securities. In a column, Penchina provided insights into the current state of the ICO market and the legality of specific projects such […]

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Danish Startup Media Sifter Uses Blockchain To Change How We Consume News

Danish Startup Media Sifter Uses Blockchain To Change How We Consume News

Copenhagen-based startup Media Sifter is looking to transform the news media industry using blockchain technology and the wisdom of the crowd. Media Sifter’s news aggregator, which is set to be launched in alpha in October, will be built on top of a community that validates aggregated content through blockchain-powered user consensus, enabling users to better […]

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The Night Poloniex Listed Ethereum Classic

The Night Poloniex Listed Ethereum Classic

Note: The following is a story of the events that led to the survival of the original Ethereum chain after the hard fork related to The DAO incident was activated. The story is told from the perspective of the author. Within hours of Ethereum’s hard fork to reassign funds away from the hacker who found […]

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How blockchain technology can help refugees

How blockchain technology can help refugees

The blockchain race is on, and the fintech sector is leading the charge. But other industries are looking to utilize the technology as well. Some have even realized that it can change the way we govern ourselves, or provide assistance to refugees in need.

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ERC20 Tether To Launch Next Week On The Ethereum Network

ERC20 Tether To Launch Next Week On The Ethereum Network

Tether and Ethfinex are about to launch the Tether ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain. Tether ERC20 will allow for tokenized USD to be exchanged on the Ethereum network, enabling interoperability with Ethereum-based protocols and decentralized apps (DApps) and allowing users to transact with conventional currencies across the Ethereum network. Launched in 2014, Tether provides […]

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Singapore – A haven for ICOs after China regulation?

Singapore – A haven for ICOs after China regulation?

Fresh off China’s temporary ICO ban, Singapore may be preparing to to step up and take the lead in the ICO marketplace

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ICO Regulation: Industry Experts Urge UK FCA To Not Stifle Innovation

ICO Regulation: Industry Experts Urge UK FCA To Not Stifle Innovation

As countries such as the US, China and Hong Kong are progressively tightening regulation around crowdsales and initial coin offerings (ICOs), the UK has the opportunity to create a regulatory framework that is conducive to innovation and attract the world’s most forward-thinking businesses, according to Barry James, the co-founder and CEO of the Crowdfunding Centre. […]

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Protected: Etch Launches Real-Time Blockchain-Based Payroll System

Protected: Etch Launches Real-Time Blockchain-Based Payroll System

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Blockchain Project Winding Tree Eyes US$7 Trillion-Dollar Travel Industry

Blockchain Project Winding Tree Eyes US$7 Trillion-Dollar Travel Industry

Blockchain project Winding Tree is going after the multitrillion-dollar travel industry with an open source, decentralized travel distribution platform that promises to make travel cheaper for end users by cutting out expensive middlemen. The global travel and tourism industry is one of the world’s largest industries with a global economic contribution of over US$7.6 trillion […]

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