Category Archives: Crypto News

Banking App Revolut Becomes Tech ‘Unicorn’ Valued At $1.7 Bln After Latest Funding Round

Revolut raises $250 mln in latest fundraising round, led by Hong-Kong based VC firm DST Global – startup now valued at $1.7 bln U.K.-based alternative banking app Revolut reported today, April 26, that they have raised $250 mln in a Series C investment round, giving them an overall $1.7 bln valuation and thus making them a “unicorn” – a startup with over a $1 bln valuation. In December of last year, the Revolut app added an option to transact in crypto, supporting Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), and […]

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Binance: Hong Kong Court Ruled VC Firm Sequoia’s Allegations Against CEO CZ Invalid

A temporary injunction against Binance CEO to prevent him from negotiating with investors has been ruled invalid, Binance writes in a statement Crypto exchange Binance has released a statement today, April 26, denying allegations against Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao that he broke an exclusivity contract with VC firm Sequoia last fall. Sequoia had sought a temporary injunction against Zhao, known in the crypto community as “CZ”,  to prevent him from negotiating with other investors after Zhao’s negotiators had broken off a deal with Sequoia last December, reportedly […]

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Check Out the Cryptoisme CryptoNight Mining Calculator

Cryptoisme is a free service offering quick and easy to use mining calculators for multiple algorithms – CryptoNight, Ethash and X11, but we are mostly interested in the CryptoNight part that is probably also most interesting for you. The calculator tracks multiple crypto coins and ranks them by profitability based on your hashrate alone. Do note that for CryptoNight you only give the regular CryptoNight hashrate you are getting, but there are some coins like Haven (HVN) that use CryptoNight Heavy algorithm where the hashrate may be […]

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Terminals For Exchanging Crypto Put To The Test By Institutional Industry Leaders

sponsored A company which has created a terminal offering data from more than 60 crypto exchanges has started rolling out the hardware to industry leaders. A company which has created a terminal for exchanging cryptocurrencies, as well as state-of-the-art compliance technology, has started to roll out early versions of its hardware to industry leaders worldwide. Blockchain Terminal says several alpha terminals are already in use – and right now, 200 beta machines are being built in New York. Its hardware brings together market data from more than […]

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From Pork to Diamonds: How Blockchain Is Making the Logistics Industry Transparent

The number of industry players continues to grow The logistics and supply chain industry has been one of the main fields for Blockchain adoption in the past few years. In 2018, the number of companies looking into the technology to ease the process of delivery and make the supply chain more traceable will likely continue to grow rapidly, as the latest players to announce plans for Blockchain adoption were South Korean electronics giant Samsung and Walmart, the world’s largest discount retailer. While Blockchain’s potential to improve the […]

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KONIOS ICO: An Easy Link To The Cryptocurrency Community

A Crypto Platform like No Other While there are many crypto platforms, exchanges and wallets out there, many of them have unforeseen problems such as high fees and complicated interfaces. KONIOS aims to solve all of these issues by providing their innovative platform. Konios aims to bring Cryptocurrency to anyone anywhere. All users will need to access the Konios platform is an internet connection and a smartphone. Konios will act as an exchange platform that users can access by using cash. The exchange works by using face-to-face […]

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Japanese Finance Giant SBI Invests In Regulated ICO Platform Templum

As part of another step into the crypto space, Japan’s SBI Holdings announces an investment in regulated ICO platform Templum Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings has invested in fintech company Templum, which focuses on offering regulated securities token offerings, according to a press release published yesterday, April 25. SBI Holding’s investment concluded a $10 mln fundraising round, which Templum reportedly will use to bring in institutional and accredited investors. SBI Holding did not disclose the exact amount they invested. Templum’s website describes the company as providing […]

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Gaming Co. Nexon Korea Refutes Rumors It Will Buy Crypto Exchange Bitstamp

Nexon Korea CEO denies reports of talks to purchase crypto exchange Bitstamp Video game company Nexon Korea has denied that they are in talks to acquire the Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Bitstamp, local news outlet The Korean Herald reported yesterday, April 25. The company’s denial comes after Business Insider wrote yesterday about a possible deal rumoured between Nexon Korea and Bitstamp, where the latter would acquire the former for around $350 mln. In late March, Cointelegraph wrote about reports that Bitstamp was to be sold to unnamed South […]

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Blockchain Project To Make Affiliate And Referral Marketing Accessible To All Businesses

sponsored A new Blockchain network says businesses lack the time and manpower to launch smart marketing programs, despite their effectiveness. A new platform is using Blockchain to make smart marketing programs affordable and practical for small and medium-sized businesses. Gagapay Network says word-of-mouth marketing is one of the most powerful tools around for establishing a loyal base of frequent customers – with research by Nielsen suggesting 89 percent of shoppers trust recommendations from people they know above everything else. Despite this, the start-up argues that too few […]

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Chilean Anti-Monopoly Court Orders Banks To Re-Open Crypto Exchange’s Accounts

The Chilean anti-monopoly court has sided with Buda cryptocurrency exchange, and ordered two banks to re-open their accounts. Major Chilean cryptocurrency exchange Buda has persuaded a court to order the re-opening of its accounts at two major Chilean banks, Bloomberg reports April 25. Chile’s anti-monopoly court published the ruling on its website, ordering state bank Banco del Estado de Chile and Itau Corpbanca to re-open Buda’s accounts while the exchange’s lawsuit continues against 10 banks, including the aforementioned two. Buda sued the banks after what it said […]

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