The Stellar Foundation is a non-profit blockchain project that built the Stellar network. The Stellar ecosystem holds the digital token Stellar (XLM), or Stellar lumens. The for-profit subsidiary of the Stellar Foundation, Lightyear, purchased Chain for around $40 million. As part of the all-cash deal, all of Chain’s existing...
For many, the first step into the world of cryptocurrencies is by way of an exchange, which is essentially a marketplace that allows users to both buy and sell various cryptocurrencies. In many ways, it’s similar to the process of buying and selling stocks via a stock exchange, but...
Fintech startup Robinhood offers stock, option, and cryptocurrency trades with zero fees. In an ambitious task, it will soon launch an Initial Public Offering, or in other words a Robinhood IPO. In light of this, the company is on the hunt for a chief financial officer (CFO) as it takes...
George Weiksner was only 11 years old when he launched his own crypto gaming company last year named Pocketful of Quarters. Yesterday, Weiksner announced via Market Watch that he has just signed on Grammy-winning producer Devo Harris to begin crowdfunding his initial coin offering (ICO). Devo Harris on Board Harris...
If you’ve been monitoring the cryptocurrency market on a daily or weekly basis, you probably noticed that the market took a big nosedive this week. This is mostly due to the rumor going around mainstream media about Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) putting a stop to its Bitcoin exchange desk—a...
In today’s edition of crypto daily news, we’ll look at a new survey that shows that 80% of Americans have heard of Bitcoin, as well as at the details of Twitter looking in blockchain technology. Crypto Daily News: September 6th, 2018 Survey Shows 80% of Americans Know about Bitcoin Published today...
The number of people who are interested in blockchain is rapidly growing, and that includes celebrities. As tech continues to flourish, the blockchain movement has captured an array of personalities—ranging from rappers to reality stars. Here are the biggest celebrities in cryptocurrency, ranked by star power. 4. Chris Bukowski, the...
In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the details of the Chinese Central Bank launching its blockchain platform and Robinhood launching candlestick charts on its app. Crypto Daily News: September 4th, 2018 Cryptocurrency News: Chinese Central Bank The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has officially launched the beta testing...
Digital asset minding company Kingdom Trust announced today that it has secured insurance coverage through Lloyd’s of London. The insurance is to protect investor assets against theft, destruction, and loss. Kingdom Trust is a qualified custodian of over 30 cryptocurrencies and holds assets valuing $12 billion USD. Mainstream Involvement The announcement...
The second largest South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, will reopen account registrations after a month of closure. The reason is down to the exchange regaining its partnership with Nonghyup (NH) Bank. Bithumb will Reopen Account Registrations In South Korea, crypto exchanges must provide virtual bank accounts so users can withdraw and...