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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Singapore: State Agency Backs Blockchain Accelerator Launched by Venture Capital Firm

A new blockchain accelerator set to launch in Singapore is backed by a government body supporting enterprise development. Singaporean government body Enterprise Singapore, along with other partners, has supported a new blockchain accelerator launched by a local venture capital firm, daily local newspaper The Straits Times writes Tuesday, Dec. 4. Trive Ventures has launched the […]

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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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Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 19–25: SIX Launches Multi-Crypto ETP, BCH’s Hard Fork Remains Contentious

KPMG releases a report that remains bullish on cryptocurrencies, while Bakkt announces a target launch date for the end of January. 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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Exchange Partners With University of Luxembourg to Improve Crypto Asset Security

NX Exchange and the University of Luxembourg’s new cooperation aims to develop higher levels of network security for digital assets. A new partnership between Luxembourg-based VNX Exchange and the University of Luxembourg aims to improve the security of digital assets, business news outlet Luxembourg Times reported Nov. 23. VNX is a marketplace and trading platform […]

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Bitfury Partners With Russian Economics University to Establish Blockchain Accelerator

Mining and blockchain firm Bitfury has partnered with Russia’s oldest economics university to develop a blockchain course aimed at preparing specialists for the field. Multisectoral blockchain company Bitfury has partnered with the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics to create an accelerator for blockchain projects, Russian crypto news outlet Forklog reports Nov. 21. In addition to […]

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