Two US Public Pension Funds Back New $40 Million Crypto VC

Two American public sector pension funds have reportedly backed a new cryptocurrency industry venture capital fund with a large tranche of a combined $40 million investment. The deal is being hailed as a show of confidence in the field from some of the most conservative types of investment managers. Also Read: In the Daily: New … Read moreTwo US Public Pension Funds Back New $40 Million Crypto VC

Market Analysis Report (12 Feb 2019)

New Proposed ETF Would Mix Bitcoin Futures With Sovereign Debt Yesterday, Reality Shares ETF Trust, a branch of Blockforce Capital, filed a Form N1-A with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in partnership with NYSE Arca, proposing to launch the Reality Shares Blockforce Global Currency Strategy ETF. According to the filing, if authorised, the … Read moreMarket Analysis Report (12 Feb 2019)

Bitcoin Friendly Micronation Acknowledged by European Commission President

In 2019 the sovereign state of Liberland continues to gather headway by getting recognized by key leaders in the European Union and members of parliament. On Jan. 31, the micronation claiming the parcel of land between Croatia and Serbia was validated by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission. Also read: These Video Sharing Sites Pay … Read moreBitcoin Friendly Micronation Acknowledged by European Commission President

Institutional investors and crypto trading: Will they or won’t they?

2019-02-11 Published by Investment Europe on 11 February 2019 Whispers that “Institutional Investors are coming to crypto” have been bandied about for the past year and a half or so. Names of some high-profile institutions are being dropped in relation to the development of cryptocurrency products, including Goldman Sachs’ creation of crypto custody and derivatives … Read moreInstitutional investors and crypto trading: Will they or won’t they?

Localbitcoins to Introduce New User Verification Rules

Peer-to-peer crypto exchange Localbitcoins is preparing to implement updated requirements for the identity verification of its users. The company recently revealed it’s cooperating with regulatory agencies in Finland on the implementation of the latest EU anti-money laundering rules. Also read: 3 Technical Proposals for Increasing Bitcoin’s Privacy P2P Exchange Localbitcoins Advising Finnish Regulators In a … Read moreLocalbitcoins to Introduce New User Verification Rules

In The Daily: Cointelligence Exchange Rating, Bithumb OTC, Telegram, Ton

In the first edition of The Daily this weekend, we cover the details around the launch of a new cryptocurrency exchange rating system by Cointelligence. Also, South Korean exchange Bithumb has announced it’s establishing an OTC trading desk in Hong Kong, and the popular messenger service Telegram has postponed the launch of its TON network … Read moreIn The Daily: Cointelligence Exchange Rating, Bithumb OTC, Telegram, Ton

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Gain Billions in Less Than an Hour

Cryptocurrency prices have spiked significantly in value during afternoon trading sessions on Feb. 8. The entire market cap of the top digital assets recorded today has added over $15 billion in fiat value in just one hour. Also Read: Public Transportation Across Argentina Can Now Be Paid With BTC Cryptocurrency Markets Gain Billions in One Hour … Read moreMarkets Update: Cryptocurrencies Gain Billions in Less Than an Hour