Softbank-Backed Blockchain Firm OneConnect Eyes $100M Nasdaq IPO

Softbank-backed Chinese fintech OneConnect has filed for an Initial Public Offering with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Softbank-backed Chinese fintech OneConnect has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As Bloomberg reported on Nov. 13, OneConnect is the blockchain- and AI-focused fintech arm of […]

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Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Lists Tezos-Based ETP With ‘Baking’

Switzerland’s main stock exchange SIX has listed a Tezos-based exchange-traded product that enables investors to generate passive income. Switzerland’s main stock exchange SIX has listed a Tezos-based exchange-traded product (ETP) that enables investors to generate passive income. Traded under the symbol AXTZ, the product is issued by fintech Amun AG in partnership with the Tezos […]

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“Run Green Finance on Blockchain,” Encourages Chief FinTech Officer of Singapore’s Monetary Authority

Sopnendu Mohanty spoke his mind at BlockShow Asia 2019. Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, spoke at BlockShow Asia 2019 about the importance of blockchain for the economy, highlighting its indispensability for the development of green finance. Mohanty defined green finance as follows: “How to monitor, how to measure, and […]

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Wyoming Unveils First-Ever Crypto Custody Rules for ‘Blockchain Banks’

Wyoming has unveiled a series of opt-in custody rules for its so-dubbed “blockchain banks,” covering areas such as cryptocurrency forks, airdrops and staking. The United States’ state of Wyoming has unveiled a series of opt-in custody rules for its so-dubbed “blockchain banks,” covering areas such as forks, airdrops and staking.  The rules were announced during […]

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Singapore’s MAS, JPMorgan Unveil Multi-Currency Blockchain Prototype

Singapore’s central bank and state investment firm have created a prototype multi-currency blockchain-based payments network together with JPMorgan. Singapore’s central bank and state investment firm have created a prototype multi-currency blockchain-based payments network together with JPMorgan. A Nov. 11 report from The Business Times indicates that the prototype is designed to enable payments denominated in […]

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Russian Crypto Plot, China Mining U-Turn, Lottery Winner’s BTC Gamble: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 4–10

Russia plans new law that would allow police to confiscate BTC, and China scraps plan to ban cryptocurrency mining. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week […]

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