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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Price Watch – Bitcoin Passed $4,000, but What’s the Real Reason Why?

Price Watch – Bitcoin Passed $4,000, but What’s the Real Reason Why?

Most crypto-fans never thought they’d live to see a day when bitcoin reached its true pinnacle of financial stability, but it appears that moment has come, as the digital currency now sits proudly beyond the $4,000 mark. It’s good news for those who never lost hope. It’s also a sign that anyone who doubted the […]

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Estonia Considers Launching Its Own Crypto Token Through An ICO

Estonia Considers Launching Its Own Crypto Token Through An ICO

A proposal to issue so-called estcoin could make the Republic of Estonia the first country in the world to run an initial coin offering (ICO) for a government-managed crypto token. The Republic of Estonia is considering launching its own crypto token, estcoins, which would be made available to e-residents looking to support Estonia’s broader “new […]

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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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Bitcoin Surpassed $4,300 But 99.98% of World’s Capital is On The Sidelines

Bitcoin Surpassed $4,300 But 99.98% of World’s Capital is On The Sidelines

On August 14, the price of bitcoin surpassed the $4,300 mark, achieving yet another new all-time high. Amidst a strong week-long rally triggered by the rising tension between the US and North Korea, increasing demand from institutional investors and the hotly anticipated activation of Segregated Witness, the bitcoin dominance index recovered to 50 percent, as […]

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Japanese VCs Commit US$9M Investment to NEM-Based Blockchain Platform

Japanese VCs Commit US$9M Investment to NEM-Based Blockchain Platform

Three Japanese venture capital firms have pledged US$9 million in investment in COMSA, an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fundraising and cross-chaining platform built on the NEM blockchain protocol. Nippon Technology Venture Partners, FISCO Capitals, and ABBALab are to make the investment through the COMSA ICO. Developed by Japanese startup Tech Bureau, COMSA aims to address current […]

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Putin’s Advisor is Raising $100 Million to Rival China’s Bitcoin Mining Industry

Putin’s Advisor is Raising $100 Million to Rival China’s Bitcoin Mining Industry

Dmitry Marinichev, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s internet advisors, is planning to raise $100 million to finance a mining venture through an initial coin offering (ICO), Bloomberg has reported.  Over the past few years, China-based Bitmain, arguably the largest and most influential bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer in the world, has invested tens of millions of dollars […]

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InvestFeed Unveils New Cryptocurrency-Based Social Investment Platform

InvestFeed Unveils New Cryptocurrency-Based Social Investment Platform

investFeed, a social investment network for digital currency traders and enthusiasts, has released the first version of its new platform; a combination of “Facebook, cryptocurrency and the Bloomberg Terminal,” according to CEO Ronald Chernesky. The New York-based startup, which launched in 2014, said the social network aims to integrate cryptocurrencies into the traditional financial world […]

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Research Paper Makes the Case for a $5.8 Million Bitcoin Price

Research Paper Makes the Case for a $5.8 Million Bitcoin Price

A new research paper from a pseudonymous author puts the valuation of a single bitcoin at $5.8 million. The paper makes the case that bitcoin is the best form of money in existence today and should be valued as the dominant world currency. Throughout the paper, points are made around bitcoin’s intrinsic value, the use […]

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This Gambling Platform Offers a Bitcoin Savings Account with 8% Interest

This Gambling Platform Offers a Bitcoin Savings Account with 8% Interest

While the main sales pitch of Bitcoin has always been that it allows users to route around governments and banks to create a new, decentralized financial system, one online gambling site, known as BitKong, is now offering a feature of traditional banking to their users: savings accounts. Giving people the ability to invest in a […]

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