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Video: Dušan Stojanović at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s largest blockchain event – Hong Kong Blockchain Week – brought together more than 4,000 people from across the globe to network and explore the various developments in the ever-advancing world of blockchain technology. Among the event’s many, notable speakers was Dušan Stojanović, founder of the international early-stage venture capital firm True Global Ventures. Stojanović shared his thoughts on
Pakistan To Soon Make Bitcoin Trade Legal [REPORT]
vjkombajn / Pixabay Reports have surfaced that Pakistan will soon make Bitcoin a legal currency. The crypto-currency has provided a way for individuals to avoid paying taxes on income and allowed organizations to launder their money without being tracked by the Pakistani government. In a report released on Sunday, Business Recorder noted that Asad Umar, Pakistan’s Finance Minister, has been
Video: SWIFT’s Lisa O’Connor on the Company’s DLT Dreams Plus a Panel on the Practical Applications of Blockchain in Finance
Hosted by the NexChange Group, the 2019 Hong Kong Blockchain Week gathered over 4,000 attendees and more than 175 speakers from around the globe to explore the latest in the ever-evolving world of blockchain. Among the event’s array of noteworthy speakers was SWIFT Managing Director Lisa O’Connor. O’Connor opened the kimono on what SWIFT plans to do through DLT and
SEC Chairman Confirms Ethereum Is Not a Security
In response to the news that the US Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman, Jay Clayton, has confirmed that Ethereum is not a security, we wanted to share some initial reactions from executives in the space. In correspondence analysing a report from the Division of Corporate Finance, William Hinman, Clayton reiterated that “if the network on which the token or coin
Tim Draper: Cryptocurrencies Will Replace Cash; Calls Attacks on Holmes “a Real Setback for Humanity”
Venture capitalist billionaire Tim Draper tells NBC bay area that cryptocurrencies will replace cash in four years vjkombajn / Pixabay Draper sits down with NBC Bay Area Technology Reporter Scott McGrew for “Sand Hill Road” podcast to make predictions for Bitcoin and discuss Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes [REITs] Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc SAN JOSE, CA – (March
Crypto Winter Is Leaving As Blockchain Bounces Back?
The Bitcoin market has seen multiple ups and downs in the past couple of years, and yet there are still people investing. For the past few months, Bitcoin has been going down, and has been said to be in a “Crypto Winter.” The money flow index, or MFI, is showing signs that Bitcoin hit its low in December, bottoming out
#Deletecoinbase Movement, Quadriga – Kraken Comment
Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken, on the #deletecoinbase movement and Quadriga – details below. vjkombajn / Pixabay [REITs] Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc 1. #deletecoinbase Twitter is ablaze with #deletecoinbase. Coinbase has acquired a company that’s run by the former CTO/COO and other senior members of a spyware firm that helped oppressive regimes (such as Ethiopia, Sudan, Bahrain,
Mozido Founder Indicted 32 Months After Our Exclusive On The Topic
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This article on Mozido was originally posted on June 28 2016, on February 27th 2019 the DOJ announced a criminal indictment against the founder. We are proud of our work and want to point out that we love the WSJ and Forbes but we beat them both on this story by at least a few months, I believe we were
World Business Angels Investment Forum Tackles Financial Inclusion
The 2019 World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) came to a close last month and as always, the event was a resounding success. The WBAF Congress is a multi-day event which aims, as per WBAF Chairman Baybars Altuntas, to “empower the world economy through innovation, startups, scaleups, high-growth businesses and angel investment.” It covers a wide range of topics, including
Here’s One Possible Indirect Impact From JPM Coin: Dick Bove
One of the biggest announcements to hit the crypto space recently was JPMorgan’s announcement that it has developed its own cryptocurrency, which it’s calling JPM Coin. Numerous news headlines were quick to link this news with the bitcoin price, and it is possible that the news did drive some bitcoin buying. vjkombajn / Pixabay However, such buying would have come