Month: November 2018

Ethereum’s Buterin Awared Honorary Doctorate from the University of Basel

Vitalik Buterin has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Basel due to his “outstanding achievements in the fields of cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and the design of institutions.” The Faculty of Business and Economics awarded the doctorate to the 24-year-old. The announcement of Dr Buterin was made on the university’s Twitter page earlier today. It …

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Shared Standards Would Help Global Crypto Real Estate Market

Denitza Tyufekchieva, business development manager of Propy has expressed a need for different locales to adopt shared real estate regulations. While completing transactions with the disparate regulations in today’s environment is possible and even relatively simply for Propy, it would still help the global market, she says. “In the future, we envision a world with …

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DragonEx Has Got the European Cryptocurrency Exchange License, with the Service Upgrading

DragonEx has got the Cryptocurrency exchange license of EU and reached deep cooperation partnership with many European projects. Meanwhile, DragonEx has discussed the possibility of supporting multi-fiat deposits and withdrawals worldwide with a San Marino company which provides payment solutions. To optimize the user experience, DragonEx will support 24/7 fiat deposits and withdrawals of CNY, …

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eToro and Mumsnet research reveals over half of Mums (55%) want to take control of their finances

New research from Mumsnet and eToro busts the age-old myth that women aren’t interested in their own finances and investments. In a new survey of 1,000 mums*, Mumsnet and eToro asked how they approach their investments. Research reveals just under half (47%) of respondents know a little or a lot about investing, while over half …

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Blue Helix’s BHEX Exchange Raises $15 Million to Reshape Crypto Trading Security

A decentralised platform aimed at providing a custody and clearing product for crypto assets has seen its BHEX Exchange raise $15 million in funding. The new funding for Blue Helix came from the likes of Huobi Global, OKCoin, Genesis Capital, Node Capital, City Holdings, and Yintai Investment, to name a few. According to an announcement, …

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ConsenSys Leads $2.1 Million Funding Round into Ethereum Hosted Protocol AZTEC

ConsenSys Labs, an Ethereum incubator owned by ConsenSys has led a $2.1 million seed investment into AZTEC, a London-based protocol developer, according to its press release sent to CoinJournal. AZTEC is an Ethereum mainnet-hosted protocol that helps to facilitate private transactions on the public blockchain. Founded by Dr. Zachary Williamson and Tom Pocock, AZTEC claims …

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ZenSports to Create Decentralised Sports Betting Marketplace for Anyone to Create and Accept Bets

Sports betting is a $120 billion industry, but in countries such as the U.S., where sports betting is popular, it’s likely to grow to $300-$400 billion in five years. At the moment, though, there are three major problems impacting online sports betting: outdated payment systems, resulting in high fees, delays, and potential fraud; limited types …

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Securitize Raises $12.75 Million to Tokenise the $7 Trillion Securities Industry on the Blockchain

Securitize, a compliance platform for digitising securities on the blockchain, has raised $12.75 million to tokenise the $7 trillion securities industry. The Series A fundraising round was led by Blockchain Capital, and saw investment from others including Coinbase Ventures, Global Brain, NXTP and OK Capital. This round of funding comes ahead of Securitize’s plans to …

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SCI Launches Enterprise Blockchain Division in the Philippines

Satoshi Citadel Industries Ventures (SCI), a blockchain startup from the Philippines, has launched a new enterprise blockchain division called SCI Blockchain Technologies. SCI, a licensed virtual currency business in the Philippines, operates a portfolio of crypto-related products that include BuyBitcoin.ph, one of the first Bitcoin brokerages in the Philippines, Rebit.ph, a blockchain cross-border remittance service, …

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Napston Launches 100% Automated Cryptocurrency Trading Platform based on Pro-prietary Distributed Artificial Neural Networks Technology

Cryptocurrency trading is all set to become safe and profitable like never before, with the recent launch of a fully automated crypto trading platform by Napston. This groundbreaking trading platform is based on a proprietary technology called Distributed Artificial Neural Networks that has been programmed to accurately predict the market by utilizing the processing power …

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CORRECTED – Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Granted License from Financial Regulator

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), a subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group (GSX Group), has announced that it has been granted a full license as a provider of distributed ledger technology (DLT) from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). The company said that the license makes GSX the first stock exchange in the world …

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TrustED Launches Blockchain-Based Platform for Educational Background Checks

Australia-based startup TrustED has launched a blockchain-based academic credential verification service. The platform leverages blockchain technology to enable educational institutions and graduates to both store and authenticate grades, credentials, or certificates for employers, simplifying the process of how academic credentials are verified all the while ensuring legitimacy. The platform open beta began on November 15, …

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