Tag Archives: Bitcoin

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 […]

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 […]

Grayscale Investments Announces Launch of the Grayscale Digital Large Cap Fund

11 Feb
Digital Large Cap Fund

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Grayscale Investments, LLC (“Grayscale”), the sponsor of the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTCQX: GBTC), the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust and the Zcash Investment Trust, announced today the launch of a new investment vehicle, the Grayscale Digital Large Cap Fund LLC (the “Fund”). The Fund intends to hold the top digital assets by […]

Asset Protection for Cryptocurrency Offshore

28 Jan
Asset Protection for Cryptocurrency Offshore

Structure Cryptocurrency Offshore – The Only Tax Rules Compliant and Double Tax Agreements Non-Reporting and Excluded Account The pension regime is very important internationally and one thing the OECD organization has done amazingly well is Double Tax Agreements. They have come out with an amendment to the OECD model double tax agreement that introduces a […]

Weiss Announces First Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Grades by U.S. Rating Agency

17 Jan
Cryptocurrency Grades

Risky Crypto Market to Get the Clarity Only Impartial Ratings (Cryptocurrency Grades) Can Provide PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Weiss Ratings, the nation’s leading independent rating agency of financial institutions, will issue letter grades on cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Cardano, NEM, Litecoin, Stellar, EOS, IOTA, Dash, NEO, Monero, Bitcoin Gold and many others. […]

BCX Mainnet Launches: Delivering the Future for the Bitcoin Community

15 Jan
Bitcoin community

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BCX, operated by BitcoinX Foundation, is a promising fork of Bitcoin, today announced that it’s Mainnet launched successfully on January 15, 2018. This indicates BCX is able to offer unlimited possibilities for the Bitcoin community. With its successfully Mainnet launch, BCX now supports SegWit, Lightning Network, Replay Protection, Unique Address Format, DAA difficulty Adjustment and blake2b GPU mining. Slow transaction […]

Bitcoin Price Holds Near the $14,000 Mark

29 Dec
Bitcoin price

Bitcoin price holds at about $14,000 on thursday after rebounding from a sell-off last week. According to data from Coinbase, the leading U.S. cryptocurrency trading platform, bitcoin price was trading near 14,204 on Thursday evening. Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap, rebounded over 40 percent from a low of $10,400 it hit on Friday. The price rose […]

62 Insane Facts About Bitcoin

17 Nov
Bitcoin Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is a virtual currency that uses Blockchain technology for secure payments and storing money electronically, without requiring a bank or a person’s name. Satoshi Nakamoto created this cryptocurrency back in 2009. The biggest advantage of Bitcoin is that it’s not under control of central authority, government or private company, so people are free from […]