An Ethereum Classic Fork Snapshot Is Coming Next Week

Source : An Ethereum Classic Fork Snapshot Is Coming Next Week Next week the ethereum classic (ETC) community is expecting to receive coins from a ‘snapshot’ fork called ‘callisto’ (CLO). The clone will be an exact copy of the ETC chain up until block 5,500,000 and ETC holders will receive … Plus…

Kavita Gupta on Lubin, Buterin and Entrepreneurship in the Blockchain Space

Source : Kavita Gupta on Lubin, Buterin and Entrepreneurship in the Blockchain Space When ConsenSys, a Brooklyn, New York–based firm that builds decentralized applications and blockchain ecosystem tools on Ethereum, launched a $50 million venture arm, it turned to Kavita Gupta to run it. Working closely with Joe Lubin, the … Plus…

CoinDesk, NYCEDC to hold Blockchain Week in May

Source : CoinDesk, NYCEDC to hold Blockchain Week in May CoinDesk, Inc, the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto and blockchain community, will partner with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to sponsor “Blockchain Week New York City”. Running May 11-17, its goal is … Plus…

ConsenSys Ventures Leads Investment into BlockFi to Bring Lending to the Cryptoasset Market

Source : ConsenSys Ventures Leads Investment into BlockFi to Bring Lending to the Cryptoasset Market BlockFi, a New York-based, fintech company, has raised USD 1.55 million in funds from investors led by ConsenSys Ventures, the venture capital arm ConsenSys, which develops apps and tools based on Ethereum, according to a statement … Plus…

Wyoming House Unanimously Passes Bill Exempting Utility Tokens from Securities Laws

Source : Wyoming House Unanimously Passes Bill Exempting Utility Tokens from Securities Laws Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month.The Wyoming House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bill exempting utility tokens from securities laws, marking the latest victory in the quest to … Plus…

Journalism 2.0 in the Blockchain Era

Source : Journalism 2.0 in the Blockchain Era The journalism industry finds itself in the middle of a muddy crisis. The past decade has been the toughest the industry has ever seen. Industry standards of reporting are falling, revenues are dwindling, print media is collapsing and the news that we … Plus…

South Africa’s Central Financial institution Eyes JPMorgan Blockchain Tech

Source : South Africa’s Central Financial institution Eyes JPMorgan Blockchain Tech South Africa’s central financial institution has launched a program that may trial JPMorgan’s Quorum blockchain potential in interbank clearing and settlement. In accordance with an official assertion dated Feb. 13, the South African Reserve Financial institution (SARB) revealed it … Plus…

African Fintech to Reach $3 Billion by 2020, Says Banking Group

Source : African Fintech to Reach Billion by 2020, Says Banking Group A leading independent pan-African banking group has predicted that African fintech will become a US$3 billion market by 2020. Thanks to the rise of cashless systems in Africa, millions of Africans are seeing the advantages of mobile banking, … Plus…

Slovenia Is Becoming a Target Destination for Blockchain Companies

Source : Slovenia Is Becoming a Target Destination for Blockchain Companies Ljubljana, 7 February 2018 – Slovenia has always strived to become a technology-friendly country. Many governments refer to Slovenia as the Silicon Valley of Europe, but so far there has been no major breakthrough in this area; however, it … Plus…

South Africa’s Central Bank to Launch Ethereum-Based Blockchain PoC

Source : South Africa’s Central Bank to Launch Ethereum-Based Blockchain PoC Ethereum-Based Blockchain PoC to get launched by South Africa’s Central Bank The Central bank of South Africa has introduced a new proof-of-concept (PoC) project to reproduce interbank settlement on an Ethereum-based blockchain. According to the announcement, the South African … Plus…

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