Once called “Crypto Nation,” Switzerland has recently been driving away the ecosystem after setting up a more stringent regulatory framework.Having dropped from second place last year to sixth in 2018, in a PwC country ranking of the sum of initial coin offering (ICO) funds raised, the government is attempting to...
The Maltese government is gradually building a global market for cryptocurrencies as it continues to assert itself as the world's blockchain island with crypto-friendly regulations. Thanks to such accommodating legislation, cryptocurrency companies like Binance and OKEx have flocked to the country to build out their services. Helping to further build...
Former Wall Street executive Mike Novogratz has recently predicted that mass adoption of crypto and blockchain is “still five to six years away,” Blokt blockchain and tech news outlet reports July 19. Speaking at the Beyond Blocks conference in South Korea, Novogratz, CEO and founder of crypto investment firm Galaxy...
Bermuda is well known as a global center for financial services as the island operates the largest reinsurance market in the world. Now, Bermuda is aggressively diving into the fintech sector with two clear objectives: to promote the island as the jurisdiction of choice for fintech entrepreneurs and to...
In its recent Digital Asset Investment Report, Grayscale Investments LLC, an investment company that specializes in cryptocurrency funds, revealed that it has raised $250 million through new asset investments in this year alone. The investments come despite a slump in the cryptocurrency market’s prices, which has seen bitcoin's price...
Thursday, July 19: crypto markets have seen a slight slump over the past 24 hours, but are still holding weekly gains of up to 64 percent among some of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap, according to Coinmarketcap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) keeps hovering around yesterday’s levels, having...
This interview has been edited and condensed. Cointelegraph recently spoke to Guy Zyskind, the founder and CEO of decentralized blockchain company Enigma and graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), about the future of blockchain protocols and where Enigma fits in. During TechCrunch’s recent Ethereum Meetup in Zug, Switzerland, Zyskind...
Steve Bannon, co-founder of Breitbart News and former Chief Strategist for U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, confirmed his plans to enter the cryptocurrency market July 18, telling CNBC he was “working on” his own tokens. As part of an extensive interview on a range of current affairs subjects, Bannon told...
CNBC’s seemingly non-stop coverage of the crypto market has continued, with so-called Crypto King Barry Silbert appearing on ‘Fast Money’ on Wednesday afternoon.Barry Silbert Gives Multiple Reasons To Why Bitcoin Has Hit A BottomOn Wednesday, Barry Silbert, an early Bitcoin investor and founder of many crypto-related firms, recently took to CNBC’s...
Toronto-based Bitcoin mining company Hut 8 has announced the completion of its second mining facility in Canada on July 16, claiming to have become the world’s “largest publicly-traded” operator by capacity. In a press release, Hut 8 revealed its Medicine Hat farm had been completed ahead of its September deadline,...