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Sony Invests in Security Token Platform Securitize

Japanese multinational group Sony has invested in Securitize through its venture capital fund SFV・GB L.P, which is co-managed by Sony Financial Ventures (SFV) and Global Brain. Securitize is a blockchain-oriented firm that helps businesses issue compliant security tokens. Sony Joins Nomura, MUFG, and Santander to Invest in Securitize The latest investment by SFV・GB an extension Read more…

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Why Bitcoin and Crypto will be Properly Understood Much Later?

Bitcoin arose as a pretty high-minded idea, engendered in specialized cryptography forums. In its early days, its merits have been discussed by communities like the LessWrong forums. Bitcoin Gained a Bad Reputation in its Early Days Crypto assets and Bitcoin, in particular, gained a public image of being a simple-minded Internet coin, used by gamers Read more…

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Kleiner Perkins’ Investor Shares Her Blockchain Predictions for 2020

Monica Desai Weiss, an investor at the venture capital company, Kleiner Perkins, recently had an interview in which she shared her predictions regarding fintech and blockchain in 2020. The year 2020 is almost here, and with it, an entirely new decade is about to kick off. Many expect it to be the age of technological Read more…

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UK Crypto Gets Green Light as Lawmakers Classify Them as Property

Britain’s crypto industry was given a boost yesterday when a panel of lawmakers finally classified digital assets as property. The move clears a path for businesses to start utilizing blockchain based tokens and moving forward with crypto development. Crypto is Property While the US is still falling behind grappling with its definition of what defines Read more…

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Chinese State Media is Busy Riding the Blockchain Bull

The crypto momentum is all coming from China at the moment. As the US continues to stumble over its own bureaucratic hurdles, the red dragon is steaming ahead with more blockchain bullishness that will ultimately benefit the wider crypto industry. Chinese State Media Can’t Get Enough of ‘Blockchain’ Founding partner at Primitive Crypto and China Read more…

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4 Reasons Why Bitcoin is So Popular in South Africa

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, in general, continue to thrive in South Africa even as such interest comes with a multitude of scams and fraudulent investment schemes. The country even ranks second in the world for bitcoin searches according to Google Trends. Here are four reasons for the continued interest in bitcoin among South Africans. (1) Internal Read more…

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10 Years Since The First Bitcoin Transaction: 5050 BTC For $5

It’s safe to say that Bitcoin has come a long way since it was first introduced to the public. Interestingly enough, exactly 10 years ago on this same day, the first market transaction took place. Let’s have a look at how it went and where we are today. Bitcoin 10 Years Ago Exactly 10 years Read more…

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French Government-owned Bpifrance Joins Lightning Network Developer ACINQ’s $8 Million Investment Round

Veronique Jacq, managing director of the Digital Investment Unit at Bpifrance, says that the institution is “convinced that bitcoin is becoming more and more obvious.” Jacq, who heads the partially state-owned French investment bank, stated that bitcoin is gradually becoming an important part of the global economy. In order to keep up with the latest Read more…