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Indian Bank Forcing Customers to Agree to Anti-Cryptocurrency Policy

An Indian bank is reportedly forcing customers to agree that they “will not deal with any transactions related to cryptocurrency including bitcoins” when signing up for an account. In addition, there are reports of banks blocking accounts of their existing customers if they are found…

PR: Postar – Public Chain Transaction Platform

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Blockchain VC Investment Surged 316% in 2018, New Study Finds

Venture capital investments into the blockchain industry have surged in 2018 as retail speculation faded away, a new report reveals. Sign of Maturation? According to a press release sent to Bitcoinist, a new report dubbed Q3 State of Blockchains prepared by European venture firm Outlier…

Apple’s Co-Founder Launches A New Blockchain-Focused VC Fund

The co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak, has been active in the blockchain events and news for some time now. However, in the latest updates here on our DC Forecasts crypto news site, he is announced as a co-founder of the recently launched blockchain venture capital…

Singaporean VC Firm Launches A Dedicated $10 Million Crypto Fund

The venture capital firm from Singapore, Golden Gate Ventures, is as of recently launching the ‘first dedicated VC cryptocurrency fund’ with $10 million in investment capital. According to the announcement, this fund will see a ‘laser-like focus’ on the cryptocurrency and blockchain space by investing…

VC Firm Raises $1.8 Billion for Startup Investments Including Cryptocurrency

Lightspeed Venture Partners, a venture capital (VC) firm and early investor in Snap Inc., has raised $1.8 billion for startup investments including cryptocurrency projects. As it eyes a business expansion to Southeast Asia, where the digital currency ecosystem thrives like no other region, the VC player…

The Daily: Bittrex Invades Europe and Blockchain Gets Raunchy

From the sublime to the smutty, today’s Bitcoin in Brief runs the full gamut of emotions and stories. These include Bittrex’s new foray into Europe, EOS’ quest to offload its billion-dollar warchest and Jackson Palmer’s viral new project, 50 Shades of Blockchain. Also read: Switzerland Considers…

Binance CEO Says ICOs Are ‘Necessary,’ Most VCs ‘Have No Clue’

The CEO of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, believes that initial coin offerings (ICOs) are set to supplant traditional venture capital as the primary method through which early-stage startups finance their growth. Writing in a blog post titled “ICOs — Not Just ‘Good-to-Have,’ But…