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XYO Network Strengthens Crypto-Location Tech Portfolio With the Acquisition of GEO

17 Mar
Crypto-Location of sunset plane from a plane window seat

SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In a move that strengthens San Diego-based XYO Network as a leader in the development of crypto-location technology, the company has recently acquired GEO. The company GEO and the team behind it first attracted the attention of XYO Network during EthDenver, one of the largest hackathons for Ethereum in the United States. “We’re excited about […]

The Praetorian Group’s PAX Coin is the First Cryptocurrency ICO to File With the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

12 Mar
Cryptocurrency - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C., near Union Station

The Praetorian Group has officially filed for registration of the PAX coin with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). NEW YORK, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Praetorian Group and PAX coin, cryptocurrency’s first sound money crypto, has filed its S-1 registration statement with the United States Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The Praetorian Group’s actions to file […]

What you need to know about blockchain and cryptocurrency in the US and China

08 Mar
blockchain and cryptocurrency in the US and China

BOSTON, March 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In 2018, China’s official media organ People’s Daily published a full-page report entitled “Leveraging Blockchain to Become a Leader in the Digital Economy”, again emphasizing that blockchain ushers in a new era as the catalyst of a next-generation technology revolution. In the capital market, prices of blockchain concept stocks have fluctuated wildly. The […]

BitGo Enters Into Agreement To Acquire Kingdom Trust

27 Feb
Kingdom Trust Lighthouse and bridge at sunset

BitGo’s Combined Offering with Kingdom Trust Provides the First Complete and Independent Qualified Custodial Offering for Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and More PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BitGo, the leader in digital currency security solutions for institutional investors, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Kingdom Trust Company, a South Dakota-chartered, fully regulated trust […]

The Next Stage of the Crypto-boom is Starting to Take Shape

26 Feb
Crypto-boom chart

Last year, crypto-currencies burst on to the scene. Bitcoin saw incredible gains in 2017, rising from $1,000 all the way to $19,000 in mid-December. But regular investors have so far missed out on the cryptocurrency craze, as not only is the technology behind cryptocurrencies confusing, but the investment process is intimidating or at least it used to be. Included […]

Amelie’s Bitcoin Challenge across Asia

25 Feb
Bitcoin Challenge across Asia

Bitcoin Seeks to Conquer Once Again in Asia’s Payments Race as Adastra Marketing Director Amelie Arras Travels from Hong Kong to Singapore Following the success of bitcoin last year in the Payments Race from Toronto to Las Vegas, organised by Money20/20 and Fintech Finance, Adastra’s Marketing Director Amelie Arras looks to defend her crown, and become the first woman to cross Asia solely using […]

CRS Compliant ICO Operational Trading Platform

24 Feb
ICO operational trading platform

The one CRS and FATCA compliant ICO operational trading platform, exempt from SEC registration, is overseas retirement speed; lack of bureaucratic “red tape”; interest generated by offerings; and/or low cost of the process. In recent months, there has been an increased regulatory focus on ICOs. Just to recap in very basic terms – the regulations […]

ETF Industry Veteran Matt Hougan Joins Cryptocurrency Index Fund Manager Bitwise

20 Feb
Cryptocurrency Index Fund Manager

The Bitwise HOLD 10 Index Fund substantially outperforms Bitcoin in First Two Months Since Launch SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bitwise Asset Management, manager of the first cryptocurrency index fund, the Bitwise HOLD 10 Private Index Fund, announced today that ETF industry veteran Matt Hougan is joining the firm as Vice President of Research & Development. Hougan was […]

Bitcoin Tax Implications and the CRA

15 Feb
Bitcoin Tax in Canada

There are many players in the world of digital currencies, like LiteCoin, Ripple, PeerCoin and DogeCoin. But in the world of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin is king! Unfortunately, for many unsuspecting Canadians, investing or trading in Bitcoin could hold a potential risk. It could run you afoul of the Canada Revenue Agency for Bitcoin tax. A WILD […]

Total Cryptocurrency Market Capitalization Holds Above $400 Billion

14 Feb
cryptocurrency digital coin

According to data from CoinMarketCap, the total market capitalizations of cryptocurrency market held steady above $400 billion. The sector has rebounded over 50 percent from its low of about $280 billion earlier this month. The price of Major cryptocurrency also bounced back on Monday. According to CoinDesk, bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap, rose 7.46 percent […]

New York Fed’s Money and Payment Studies on Cryptocurrencies

09 Feb
Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin

Bitcoin and other “cryptocurrencies” have been much in the news lately, in part because of their wild gyrations in value. Michael Lee and Antoine Martin, economists in the New York Fed’s Money and Payment Studies function, have been following cryptocurrencies and agreed to answer some questions about digital money. Q: Let’s start simply. What even […]