Crypto Exchange Bittrex International to Host Its First Public Initial Exchange Offering’

Crypto Exchange Bittrex International to Host Its First Public ‘Initial Exchange Offering’ Crypto exchange Bittrex is hosting its first token sale — dubbed an Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) — on Bittrex International, its Malta-based digital asset trading platform. The news was announced in an official press release published on March 11. Bittrex International, which operates within […]

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Europe Leads the Way With Crypto Exchange-Traded Products

Europe Leads the Way With Crypto Exchange-Traded Products                Analysis On Nov. 16, Switzerland’s primary stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, announced that it will list the world’s first multi-crypto-based exchange-traded product (ETP). Exchange-traded products (ETP) are derivatively priced securities that are traded on a national securities exchange. Their pricing derives its value from other investment […]

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Startup Finturi Raises 22 Million for Its Blockchain-Based Invoice Finance Platform

Startup Finturi Raises $2.2 Million for Its Blockchain-Based Invoice Finance Platform                                  Dutch blockchain startup Finturi has secured 2 million euro ($2.2 million) to enable businesses to secure loans against invoices via blockchain tech, the company tweeted on March 12. Founded in September 2018, Finturi aims to help businesses finance invoices by linking them with […]

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Major Crypto Exchanges Launch OTC Desks Despite the Crypto Winter

Major Crypto Exchanges Launch OTC Desks Despite the Crypto Winter                                 Institutional investment is increasingly being seen as the future of crypto trading, with both Binance and Bittrex launching their own dedicated over-the-counter (OTC) desks in January. The desk launches come after Morgan Stanley published a bullish report in November, showing a strong pattern of institutional investment for […]

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US Marshals Service Issues Information Request on Management of Forfeited Crypto Assets

US Marshals Service Issues Information Request on Management of Forfeited Crypto Assets                                United States federal law enforcement agency, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), is looking to set up an agent for managing confiscated cryptocurrency, according to public documents released on March 5. The USMS has recently published two draft documents including a Request for […]

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Tipping the Scales: Could Unit-e Finally Break Blockchain’s Scalability Impasse?

Tipping the Scales: Could Unit-e Finally Break Blockchain’s Scalability Impasse?                                   Amid a seemingly constant stream of new concepts claiming to be key to crypto to breaking through to the financial mainstream, one immovable issue remains ever-present: scalability. The crypto community is abuzz with new projects relating to the issue, from the Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning […]

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Bitcoin Private Team Accuses Crypto Exchange HitBTC of Fraud After Delisting

Bitcoin Private Team Accuses Crypto Exchange HitBTC of Fraud After Delisting                                   Bitcoin Private (BTCP) developers have accused cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC of acting in a fraudulent manner in regards to their delisting from the exchange following a planned coinburn. The accusations are portrayed in a letter written on Feb. 26 to the exchange by the […]

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Ripple CEO Says JPM Coin Lacks Interoperability: Just Use the Dollar I Don’t Get It’

Ripple CEO Says JPM Coin Lacks Interoperability: ‘Just Use the Dollar, I Don’t Get It!’                                   Ripple (XRP) CEO Brad Garlinghouse says the recently-announced digital asset from United States banking giant JPMorgan Chase lacks the interoperability that would make it a significant innovation. Garlinghouse made his remarks during an interview at the 4th Annual DC […]

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How Brands Use Instagram Stories To Boost Business

How Brands Use Instagram Stories To Boost Business                                   The Instagram Stories feature rolled out in August 2016 as Instagram’s answer to Snapchat. It allows users to create or upload temporary publications which are viewable for 24 hours, before being archived. Instagram Stories is a powerful feature which has given brands a space to share with […]

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