Alex Tapscott is a venture capital investor, co-author (with Don Tapscott) of Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World and co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute, in Toronto. The following excerpt, written by Alex Tapscott, is from his new book Financial Services Revolution, available in...
Venture capitalist Tim Draper has taken a 1 million ANT stake (really worth about $760,000 at press time) in Aragon, a decentralized governance task that started on ethereum. The move, disclosed in a press release Wednesday, presents Draper manage of about 2.5 p.c of Aragon’s total token source. Draper...
Major Italian soccer crew Juventus is launching digital collectibles of its star gamers on blockchain-enabled fantasy soccer system Sorare.The freshly inked licensing offer, declared on Wednesday, will see Juventus offer digitally unusual collectible "cards" of planet-popular gamers this kind of as Cristiano Ronaldo on Sorare.Sorare, which is based...
An $8 million ICO task is shutting down, citing regulatory uncertainty and difficulties in onboarding new customers.Material-sharing platform Contents Protocol introduced Wednesday that following quite a few makes an attempt to switch its business enterprise into a accomplishment, the firm is closing down and refunding buyers as significantly...
Jill Carlson, a CoinDesk columnist, is co-founder of the Open Funds Initiative, a non-income investigate business operating to guarantee the right to a free and open up fiscal process. She is also an trader in early stage startups with Slow Ventures. This is the huge question facing the cryptocurrency...
U.K-centered crypto trade Coinfloor, which made information previous yr by delisting ethereum to concentration solely on bitcoin, is launching a simplified getting service.Heading live following month, Coinfloor, the longest-functioning crypto trade in the U.K., is offering an “Auto Buy” service aimed at bitcoin newbies and hodlers alike, as...
CoinDesk columnist Nic Carter is a partner at Castle Island Ventures, a public blockchain-focused venture fund based in Cambridge, MA. He is also the cofounder of Coin Metrics, a blockchain analytics startup.On May 9th, 2019, Representative Bradley Sherman, member of the House Banking Committee, made an impassioned speech in Congress about cryptocurrency....
BitGo is expanding beyond crypto custody with the takeover of a onetime poster youngster of the adjacent current market for digital securities.Harbor’s subsidiaries, which involve a broker-supplier controlled by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and a transfer agent supervised by the Securities and Trade Commission, are included in...
Preston Byrne, a columnist for CoinDesk's new viewpoint area, is an lawyer at Byrne & Storm, the place he advises cryptocurrency miners, decentralized protocol builders, custom made computer software improvement shops, and interactive pc expert services enterprises. This is his bi-weekly column, “Not Authorized Guidance,” an opinionated roundup...
Lousy actors have produced off with $630,000-worth of the ether (ETH) cryptocurrency immediately after exploiting a rate feed of the ethereum-primarily based lending undertaking bZx. The attack – the 2nd in a lot less than a 7 days – commenced at just immediately after 03:00 UTC Tuesday, when...