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European Banks Facilitated Large Crypto-Fiat Deals, Probe Finds

Several financial institutions in Europe, like Danske Bank and Swedbank, have been mentioned in a Lithuanian report investigating large-scale crypto-fiat transactions that took place in the past two years. Some of the banks’ clients traded digital coins worth millions of euros and the Baltic nation’s…

Circle Acquires Crowdfunding Platform and Broker-Dealer SeedInvest

Crypto finance company Circle has acquired equity crowdfunding platform and broker-dealer SeedInvest. Cryptocurrency finance company Circle Internet Financial Ltd. has acquired equity crowdfunding platform and broker-dealer SeedInvest, according to an announcement published October 5. Exact terms of the transaction were not disclosed. New York-based SeedInvest…

US: CFTC Chair Notes Crypto Cases in Record Year of Enforcement Actions

At a recent event in Minneapolis, CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo noted increased enforcement actions last year, partly due to fraudulent crypto cases Christopher Giancarlo, the chairman of U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (СFTC), said in an Oct. 2 speech that enforcement actions and fines increased…

Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Chrome Extension Badgerwallet.cash

A team of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers has released a new BCH desktop wallet that resembles the ethereum-light client Metamask. The new beta version Chrome extension wallet called Badgerwallet.cash can be tested in the browser’s developer mode and soon will be able to hold BCH-issued…

Bitcoin is a speculated gambling asset, says Craig Wright

In a recent post, Craig Wright spoke about the fallacy of value through labor and how it was used to justify Bitcoin. According to Craig, many individuals believed that Bitcoin was valuable only because of the energy it uses in creating blocks. However, this was a very…

Senior Coinbase Executive Adam White Departs From Company

Coinbase executive Adam White has been reported to be leaving the firm. Joining the cryptosphere in 2013, Adam White has been working for the startup as an institutional investment executive for the past 5 years. White joined Coinbase in its infancy when Coinbase’s HQ was a…

Famed Endowment Manager Invests Yale’s Money in Crypto Funds.

On October 5, 2018, an article published by Bloomberg stated that Yale University’s Investment Office, under the stewardship of famed manager David Swensen, has put an allocation toward Paradigm, a new cryptocurrency fund that has raised $400 million dollars. CNBC added onto the report by…

Most Bitcoin enthusiasts are rich, males, and young: Survey finds

According to Clovr, the average Bitcoin fan (we should better say investor) is a rich-young-male, living in prominent places. These male folks are rich and are earning more than $75,000 annually, according to the recent survey. Clovr, a technical blockchain company that has conducted the…

Op Ed: Why Is There So Much Talk About a Bitcoin ETF?

An exchange-traded bitcoin fund (ETF) would signal greater acceptance of bitcoin as a mainstreet investment, while also making it much easier for both institutional and retail investors to get involved.   Although much easier than in the past, buying, owning and investing with bitcoin is still…