Israeli Digital Currency Startup Colu Eyes US$50M ICO To Boost Expansion

Israeli Digital Currency Startup Colu Eyes US$50M ICO To Boost Expansion

Colu, an Israeli startup offering localized digital currencies based on blockchain technology, is looking to raise US$50 million in an initial coin offering (ICO). Colu had already raised US$12 million in venture capital from Digital Currency Group, Sp…

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Celebrity Endorsements of ICOs ‘May be Unlawful’, Says SEC

Celebrity Endorsements of ICOs ‘May be Unlawful’, Says SEC

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning to investors regarding initial coin offerings (ICOs) that are endorsed by celebrities. In a public statement released on the 1st November, the SEC said: “Celebrities and others are …

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After Raising $100 Million, Status Reveals an NFC Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

After Raising $100 Million, Status Reveals an NFC Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

Status, an innovative project which introduced an Ethereum blockchain-based decentralized browser, with built-in chat and wallet functionality, has recently closed a $100 million funding round through the sale of its SNT tokens. Following the closure o…

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Lala World Raises US$2M Series A To Bring Blockchain To The Unbanked

Lala World Raises US$2M Series A To Bring Blockchain To The Unbanked

Lala World, a blockchain startup headquartered in Singapore, has raised US$2 million in a Series A funding round to bring cheaper and more efficient financial services to the unbanked. No details about the investors that participated in the round were …

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Energi Mine Launches Blockchain-Based Platform to Reward Energy Conservation

Energi Mine Launches Blockchain-Based Platform to Reward Energy Conservation

U.K.-based Energi Mine has today launched its blockchain-based platform that aims to decentralise the near $2 trillion global energy market by incentivising energy conservation. Former energy spokesman for the Liberal Democrats for the House of Lords, …

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Japan Financial Group SBI Strengthens Commitment to Cryptocurrencies

Japan Financial Group SBI Strengthens Commitment to Cryptocurrencies

SBI Group, a financial services company based in Tokyo, is increasing its commitment to cryptocurrency and blockchain space with several bold initiatives unveiled this week. SBI Holdings, the entity that holds most of the group’s businesses and c…

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Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Expands to Canada

Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Expands to Canada

Quoine, a cryptocurrency startup headquartered in Japan, has signed a partnership with Blockwave to expand to Canada starting with the deployment of its bitcoin exchange and trading platform Quoinex set to hit the market by the end of the year. Quoinex…

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GameCredits Partners with Unity Technologies to Bring Blockchain to Mobile Gamers

GameCredits Partners with Unity Technologies to Bring Blockchain to Mobile Gamers

GameCredits, a blockchain company which focuses on the gaming industry has announced that it is teaming up with game developer Unity Technologies to accelerate the adoption of the blockchain and digital assets in the gaming industry. The partnership ha…

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Publiq Launches Blockchain-Based Content Platform For Genuine, Unbiased News

Publiq Launches Blockchain-Based Content Platform For Genuine, Unbiased News

Swiss non-profit the Publiq Foundation has launched a blockchain-based content platform that aims to fight “fake news” and bias reporting. The organization uses blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) to build an ecosystem operated by a…

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Dash Listed On Quoine Exchanges As Demand For Cryptos Surges In Asia

Dash Listed On Quoine Exchanges As Demand For Cryptos Surges In Asia

Dash, the sixth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has been listed on Qryptos, a cryptocurrency-only trading platform, and Quoinex, a crypto-fiat exchange, two platforms owned and operated by Japanese startup Quoine. The listing means tha…

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