Ethereum-Based Invoice Finance Platform Hive Raises Over US$8 Million

Ethereum-Based Invoice Finance Platform Hive Raises Over US$8 Million

The Hive Project, which intends to build the world’s first cryptocurrency-based invoice financing platform, has raised 2,087 BTC, or over US$8.9 million, from 2,234 investors through its initial coin offering (ICO). Invoice finance is a funding solution that releases the cash “locked up” in unpaid invoices to improve cash flow and increase the working capital […]

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From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

In a sign that cryptocurrencies are beginning to gain widespread acceptance, this tech-savvy Baltic nation aims to become the first country in the world to launch its own ICO

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$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin Reach Similar Scalability?

$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin Reach Similar Scalability?

Bitcoin fees have significantly decreased over the past few months, especially since the lock-in of the Bitcoin Core development team’s scaling solution and transaction malleability fix Segregated Witness (SegWit) and the proposal of SegWit2x. Leading bitcoin wallet platforms including Blockchain, the second largest non-custodial bitcoin wallet application behind Coinbase, currently recommends a $0.88 fee for […]

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Enigma Blockchain Project Hacked; Supporters Defrauded Of US$500K In Ether

Enigma Blockchain Project Hacked; Supporters Defrauded Of US$500K In Ether

The Enigma blockchain project had its website and several social accounts compromised. The perpetrators managed to defraud Enigma supporters of nearly US$500,000 worth of ether. Enigma, a project started by a team of MIT graduates, was the target of a coordinated attack. The scammers managed to take control of one of the administrator accounts. Once […]

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Thai Central Bank Meets With Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin & OmiseGo

Thai Central Bank Meets With Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin & OmiseGo

Earlier this week, Omise, the venture capital-backed startup behind the Ethereum-based technology OmiseGo, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and the Central Bank of Thailand came together to discuss the future of the Thai economy and its finance sector. Launched in 2013, Omise have strived to produce an efficient and secure infrastructure for payment processing using blockchain […]

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Musicoin: A music industry where artists thrive and listeners are rewarded

Musicoin: A music industry where artists thrive and listeners are rewarded

There has been much concern about the death of music industry in recent years. However, its revival is just around the corner. Musicoin allows artists and consumers to exchange music and value on a frictionless platform.

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Ambrosus Aims For Greater Transparency In Food Retail With New Blockchain P2P Marketplace

Ambrosus Aims For Greater Transparency In Food Retail With New Blockchain P2P Marketplace

Swiss blockchain startup Ambrosus has launched a new peer-to-peer food marketplace that uses blockchain technology combined with Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors to ensure the provenance and quality of products. The peer-to-peer marketplace allows buyers to browse a range of offers from foods producers around the world, and track their quality and conditions at every stage of […]

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Blockchain Proptech Startup Propy Signs Deal With Ukraine Government

Blockchain Proptech Startup Propy Signs Deal With Ukraine Government

Propy, a blockchain property tech (proptech) startup, has signed a partnership with the Ukrainian government to pilot its decentralized marketplace and title registry. This will allow foreign investors to purchase real estate more easily and securely, and enable Ukrainian properties to be sold entirely online. California-based Propy has built a global peer-to-peer real estate exchange platform […]

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Swiss Private Bank to Add Support for Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash

Swiss Private Bank to Add Support for Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash

Switzerland’s Falcon Private Bank will begin supporting ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH) on August 22, 2017, expanding its blockchain asset management services to more digital currencies. Last month, Falcon Private Bank became the first Swiss private bank to enter the cryptocurrency asset management market with bitcoin following approval from the Swiss Financial […]

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Putin to challenge China in the Bitcoin race

Putin to challenge China in the Bitcoin race

Russia has a complicated history with Bitcoin. The debate to ban the cryptocurrency has swayed back and forth for the past several years, even threatening extremely harsh prison sentences, but things have recently taken a more supportive turn.

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