Exchanges News: Huobi Trial Eos Exchange, Sharespost Facilitates Security Token Transaction

In recent cryptocurrency exchange news, Huobi’s EOS exchange has entered trial operations, Sharespost has facilitated a secondary trade of the BCAP security token, and Bithumb has obtained South Korean Information Security Management System certification. Also Read: Bisq DEX Launches DAO on Testnet as Developers Seek to Decentralize Governance  Huobi Launches Trial of EOS Exchange In the…

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Coinbase, Ripple, and Other Big Names Invest $13M into Security Token Startup Securitize

Photo: Securitize / Twitter Securitize is a company that assists other firms with tokenizing assets and traditional securities. The funding round will help Securitize prepare for its planned launch of a Digital Security Offering (DSO) next year. According to the statement, the company believes that decentralized ledgers have the ability to bring instant transactions and…

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Airbnb Co-Founder Participates in Almost $23 Million Funding Round for Crypto Startup

Cryptocurrency trading platform SFOX has announced the closure of a $22.7 million Series A funding round with participation from Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, according to an August 16 press release. Co-founder and partner at Tribe Capital and Social Capital, Arjun Sethi, led the Series A funding round for the U.S.-based cryptocurrency dealer SFOX, with participation…

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Consensus 2018: Day 1 Roundup

During day 1 of Consensus 2018, one theme kept emerging: whether centralized networks are worth pursuing. Opinions on permissioned blockchains used by single entities vary widely across the blockchain community. While some consider them useful tools for companies, others argue that a centralized blockchain is not a real blockchain and provides no greater security than…

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Circle Raises $110Mn With Plans to Launch USD-Backed Coin

The cryptocurrency based firm Circle announced it has raised $110Mn USD in a Series E fundraising round led by the Chinese firm Bitmain Technologies. Circle now joins Coinbase as one of the most well-funded cryptocurrency companies in the U.S., and the Boston-based firm has announced plans to issue a dollar-backed cryptocurrency called USD-C. Circle Raises…

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A Crypto Company Could ‘Overtake’ Wall Street’s Biggest Banks, Says Blockchain VC

Spencer Bogart, a partner at Blockchain Capital, said that other banks will follow Goldman Sachs’ example in opening a crypto trading desk, according to CNBC’s Fast Money today, May 4. Goldman Sachs reported yesterday that they would soon open a trading desk for Bitcoin (BTC) contracts after being “inundated” with client requests. Although Bogart told…

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Ripple [XRP] contributes $25 million to support blockchain newbies

Ripple is one projects that the entire market looks forward to hearing from. It has been in the news recently for donations that it made, new investments and partnerships in hand. The latest tweet from them read: “Ripple’s $25 million investment in Blockchaincap’s new fund is the first and not the last contribution to ventures…

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