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Overstock’s Security Token Exchange Slated For Launch Next Month

Posted on 10th April, 2018

After more than three years of development, blockchain-powered tokenized security exchange tZERO appears to be on the verge of a full public debut. The project released series of videos yesterday, demonstrating how tokenized versions of stocks and other securities can be bought, sold, and traded on the platform. While some cryptocurrency exchanges currently allow […]

3 Reasons Behind Today’s Cryptocurrency Prices Crash

Posted on 7th March, 2018

Earlier today, prices for nearly every cryptocurrency began to rapidly drop. Major cryptos like BTC, ETH, and LTC have fallen by nearly 9%, while lesser-known tokens like IOTA, NEM, and TRON have seen losses in the 15% range. While this kind of volatility is nothing new in cryptocurrency circles — three drops of similar scale […]

Venezuela’s Petro ICO Reportedly Raises $735 million

Posted on 21st February, 2018

According to a tweet from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the country’s oil-backed Petro cryptocurrency has raised $735 million on its first day. Sales of the highly controversial token began on Tuesday with deeply discounted sales (as much as 60%) to select investors. A larger-scale public sale slated for next month. If true, the launch would […]

Kodak Announces New ICO And Crypto Mining Facility

Posted on 10th January, 2018

In a surprising turn of events, long-struggling photography brand Eastman Kodak has announced plans to move into the cryptocurrency space with a pair of new initiatives. Yesterday, Kodak revealed that it will be launching a new, blockchain-powered platform, called KODAKOne, which is intended to “empower photographers and agencies to take greater control in image rights […]

Asian giants new regulations for the cryptocurrency market

Posted on 8th January, 2018

Since late November 2017, South Korea has looked to regulate cryptocurrency trading in domestic exchanges. South Korea’s primary financial regulator is in discussions with counterparts in China and Japan toward the regulation of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. South Korea is the world’s third largest market in bitcoin trading, after Japan and the U.S., and the largest […]

Why Is The Mainstream Press So Pessimistic About ICOs?

Posted on 26th December, 2017

As 2017 winds to a close, the major financial news outlets have begun to publish their year-in-review coverage. Given the utter dominance of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies during the second half of the year, it’s hardly a shock that many of these articles focus heavily on the future of digital currencies and other blockchain-related topics. […]

Indiegogo Enters The ICO Market

Posted on 15th December, 2017

In a blog post released on Tuesday, crowdfunding giant Indiegogo announced plans to create a “reliable, global platform for ICOs” through their site. The new platform appears to be modeled on Indiegogo’s existing Equity Crowdfunding model, providing a curated selection of token sales and pre-sales that meet current SEC guidelines for ICOs. The new initiative […]

SEC Moves To Take Down “Scam” ICO PlexCoin

Posted on 6th December, 2017

Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint with the Federal Court in New York seeking to freeze all U.S. assets of Quebec-based cryptocurrency startup PlexCoin, including the personal assets of founders Dominic Lacroix and Sabrina Paradis-Royer. The company’s Canadian assets have already been frozen by Quebec’s regulatory agency, the Autorité […]

Interview with Jonathan Gueron – Founder and CTO of ConnectJob

Posted on 1st December, 2017

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