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Estonia’s Polybius Foundation Is Building The World’s First Digital Bank For Blockchain, Crypto Startups

Polybius Foundation, a financial services company established this year and registered in Estonia, is building a fully digital bank for businesses and individuals and the "first bank in the world to specialize in financial...
Blockchain Startups- ICO Funding Gains Popularity While Traditional VC Funding Retreats

Blockchain, Crypto ICO Funding Gains Popularity Amongst Investors

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) funding, a means of raising funds from the crowd for a new cryptocurrency or blockchain venture, grew quickly throughout 2016 and Q1'17, while traditional venture funding to blockchain companies fell...
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Charlie Lee: Bitcoin Miner Voting is Kind of Silly, But Safest Option

On a recent episode of The Bitcoin Podcast, Litecoin creator and Coinbase Director of Engineering Charlie Lee spoke with co-hosts Corey Petty and Marcello Milteer about the activation of Segregated Witness (SegWit) on Litecoin....
Ether Price Soars 1,000% As China Interest in Ethereum Grows

Ether Price Soars 1,000% As Chinese Interest in Ethereum Grows

The price of ether, the cryptocurrency native of the Ethereum network, soared 76% in the past month and 1,000% since the beginning of the year. The continued rally is sustained by news of several...
Litecoin Price Spikes Amid SegWit Activation

Litecoin Price Spikes Amid SegWit Activation

Segregated Witness (SegWit), a code update best known for its role in Bitcoin's scaling debate, is due to activate on the Litecoin network today. News of SegWit implementation sparked optimism amongst investors. Litecoin had...
New Marketplace Uses Blockchain to Improve Artwork Trading and Enable Fractional Ownership

New Marketplace Uses Blockchain to Shake up Art Investing

By leveraging blockchain technology, Maecenas aims to democratize access to the art market and lower entry barriers by allowing investors to own shares in pieces of art.Maecenas is a new marketplace for fine art...
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Blockstream CTO Greg Maxwell on the Potential Hurdles to Better Privacy in Bitcoin

At a recent presentation at the Coinbase headquarters in San Francisco, Blockstream CTO and Bitcoin Core contributor Greg Maxwell discussed the challenges of implementing privacy enhancements in Bitcoin, specifically in terms of the Confidential...
Fermat Launches Internet of People Consortium to Boost Research, Pilot Projects

Fermat Launches Internet of People Consortium to Boost Research, Pilot Projects

Fermat, a collaborative, open-source technology project, has announced the launch of the Internet of People (IoP) Consortium, an initiative aimed at boosting academic research and encourage university-led pilot projects related to the "person-to-person economy."The...
New Ethereum Platform Seeks to Transform How Companies Are Created and Managed

Ethereum Platform Aragon to Power “Next-Gen Decentralized Organizations”

Built on Ethereum, Aragon is a decentralized management platform specifically developed to disintermediate the creation and maintenance of companies, NGOs, foundations and other organizations all around the world.Co-founders Luis Cuende and Jorge Izquierdo said...

The 7 Steps of Estate Planning for Bitcoin and Other Digital Assets

Estate planning, which is the process of planning who gets one’s assets after they die, can be a rather confusing, cumbersome process, and those annoyances are amplified when it comes to dealing with bitcoin...

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