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NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M

January 7th, 2019 at 12:49 pm » Comments Off

The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) cryptocurrency project Bakkt celebrated New Year’s Eve with the announcement of a $182.5 million equity round from a slew of notable institutional investors. ICE, the operator of several global exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, established Bakkt to build a trading platform that enables consumers and institutions to buy, sell, […]



4 Blockchain projects solving real-world problems

December 7th, 2018 at 1:38 am » Comments Off

From wealth management to autonomous robots: four prominent startups at the end of 2018 Investors are no longer interested in ICO projects with no real use. According to Icodata, $150 million were raised in October 2018 through token sales compared to $1.5 billion in January of the same year. “The blockchain space is getting to […]



Five things that must happen for blockchain to see widespread adoption, according to Deloitte

October 10th, 2018 at 11:12 am » Comments Off

Blockchain is touted as a technology that will revolutionize the finance sector. Slow transaction speeds and a lack of standardization threaten to restrict growth. Deloitte has highlighted five hurdles that the technology must overcome to hasten widespread adoption.



The tiny nations plotting to become tax havens for cryptocurrency

September 23rd, 2018 at 11:15 am » Comments Off

Success could transform these territories into cryptocurrency tax havens and safe spaces, and models for smaller economies of the future. Payday won’t be the same next year for the soccer players of Gibraltar United, a team in the premier division of the sport’s league in the British overseas territory. Only a part of their salary […]



The rise of an “Assassination Marketplace” shows the dark side of decentralized networks

August 10th, 2018 at 8:54 am » Comments Off

Right now, there’s an online bidding war over whether or not Donald Trump will die before the year is out. All a would-be assassin has to do is stake a whole bunch of money on “yes” and they’d make a fortune. These not-quite death threats reportedly lodged against the president and other public figures, including […]



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