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Barry Silbert: Not Bullish on ICO, How Wall Street Really Thinks About Bitcoin

Crypto venture capitalist Barry Silbert said that he is not bullish on the projects raising funds via Initial Coin Offering, or ICO. The Digital Currency Group founder told Forbes that he philosophically supported the idea of disintermediating funding process but yet found it uncompelling from the point of view of purpose, capability, legality, and valuation. Utility […]

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Dubai to Launch Blockchain Payments with State Digital Currency ‘emCash’

Advertisement Dubai residents will soon have the means to make payments for school fees, bills and other retail purchases with emCash, a state-developed blockchain-based digital currency. The UAE’s first official credit bureau – emCredit – under the Dubai Department of Economic Development is pushing its official blockchain-encrypted state digital currency emCash for wider adoption by […]

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Crypto Markets Stay Mostly Stagnant Despite This Week’s Major News for Industry

Saturday, Oct. 6: crypto markets keep remain fairly stable on the day, despite this week’s major news in the industry, including institutional investments and an update from the SEC on their highly-anticipated Bitcoin ETF decisions. CNBC’s CryptoTrader host Ran Neuner commented on Twitter today that all of this week’s “good news” – such as retail […]

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Bitcoin Lobbyist, ‘Dr. Doom’ to Square Off Next Week in Senate Blockchain Hearing

Advertisement The U.S. senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs is set to have a full committee hearing on Oct. 11 entitled “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and blockchain Ecosystem.” At the upcoming hearing, the two witnesses currently scheduled are Coin Center Director of Research Peter Van Valkenburgh, and New York University Professor Nouriel Roubini. Roubini, a […]

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Goldman Sachs-Backed Firm Acquires Crypto Startup to Issue Tokenized Securities

Circle Internet Financial, one of the markets most well-known and well-funded crypto startups is acquiring crowdfunding firm SeedInvest in order to make it easier for startups to issue digital coins and to allow its customers to trade a greater variety of digital tokens.Major Development in Tokenized SecuritiesSeedInvest was founded in 2012, and is a unique […]

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In Depth: MNPCoin / Stakinglab.io Listing

You might be wondering, what is the stakinglab.io site and what makes them different from other sites. Here’s the scoop on the stakinglab site and crew. Established in early 2017 in Germany, Stakinglab offers services to investors and newcomers in the field of cryptocurrency. Shared Pool, Shared Masternode has been our primary services so far […]

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SAFEINSURE (SINS) Stats Live

Today SAFEINSURE (SINS) stats have gone live for all to view. These stats are 100% accurate. Users can now see their ROI as well as additional details in the stats. Safeinsure is a decentralised insurance marketplace bringing equitable price discovery and global access to insurance policy shoppers worldwide. SafeInsure puts consumer power back in your […]

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Malta’s Finance Minister: Crypto Means Finance Middlemen ‘Face The Chop’

Financial intermediaries will be “facing the chop” thanks to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, Malta’s finance minister told Cointelegraph in an interview Friday, October 5. Speaking in a private interview during the Malta Blockchain Conference: Delta Summit 2018, Edward Scicluna said that the advent of cryptocurrency that is usable by the mass populace was making the middlemen […]

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Confronting the Elephant in the Room: Crypto Taxes and How Some Platforms Are Addressing Them

Advertisement This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Ask any layperson their views on cryptocurrencies and you’ll likely hear that they’re mainly used for illicit activities and tax evasion. While this is obviously far from […]

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European Securities and Markets Authority Injects €1M Into Crypto Assets Monitoring

05.10.2018 The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has budgeted over €1 million to monitor financial innovation including cryptocurrencies. Published this week, the 2019 Annual Work Programme outlines the regulator’s key focus areas for the next year and related budget and staffing numbers. With regard to financial innovation, ESMA underscored its primary objective, which is […]