Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 3-Dec.9: US SEC Delays BTC ETF Decision Again, While Nasdaq Confirms 2019 BTC Futures Launch

The United States SEC has delayed their Bitcoin ETF decision yet again, and Venezuela’s Petro is raised 150 percent in value. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much […]

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TRON CEO Says He Will ‘Rescue’ ETH and EOS Developers From Alleged ‘Collapse’ of Their Platforms

Decentralized internet protocol TRON CEO Justin Sun has said the company will build a fund to “rescue” ETH and EOS developers from the so-called “collapse” of their platforms. Decentralized internet protocol TRON CEO Justin Sun has said the company will build a fund to “rescue” Ethereum (ETH) and EOS developers from “the collapse” of their […]

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‘Hope Coin’: The Story of Malaysia’s Crypto Political Fundraising Platform

Crypto fundraising might be a great tool to fight corrupt regimes, but what happens when freedom fighters seize power? The ongoing controversy surrounding Malaysia’s proposed political cryptocurrency, Harapan Coin, is far from letting up. On Nov. 26, the country’s finance minister, Lim Guan Eng, weighed in on the issue by reiterating that any entity looking to issue […]

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US Dept. of Homeland Security Calls on Blockchain Startups for Anti-Forgery Solutions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is seeking innovative blockchain-based solutions from startups to prevent the forgery and counterfeiting of digital documents. The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking blockchain-based solutions from startups to prevent the forgery and counterfeiting of digital documents, according to a press release published Dec. 4. According to […]

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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Stellar, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, TRON, Monero: Price Analysis, Dec. 5

While expert opinions over Bitcoin’s future vary, the current bear market has failed to deter investment from large players, showing that interest in the space in alive and well. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move […]

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Overstock’s Medici Ventures Acquires Stake in Agricultural Blockchain Firm

Medici Ventures now has a 10 percent stake in agricultural blockchain firm GrainChain, with the option to acquire an additional 10 percent. Medici Ventures, the blockchain venture arm of Overstock.com Inc., has purchased $2.5 million in equity in agricultural blockchain project GrainChain, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 4. Founded in 2003, […]

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Scalable ‘Blockchain’ Network Seals $35 Million From Sequoia Capital, Huobi and Others

A new, scalable blockchain-type network led by a Turing Award recipient and other academics has sealed $35 million in funding. A new blockchain-type network led by a Turing Award recipient and other academics has sealed $35 million in funding from big-name investors that include Sequoia Capital. The funding was reported by Fortune’s crypto-focused news section […]

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Korea’s Largest Internet Firm Kakao Is Running a Crypto ICO That Is Not Subject to SEC Scrutiny

Kakao is close to completing the private sale of its cryptocurrency called Clay, raising $300 million. Kakao, South Korea’s largest internet conglomerate that operates applications and have nearly a 90 percent dominance in their respective markets, is running an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) to raise funds for its blockchain project called Clay. In March, Kakao […]

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