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Japanese Finance Giant SBI’s Crypto Subsidiary Backs Mobile Wallet BRD

SBI Crypto Investment, a subsidiary of the Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings, has invested in crypto firm Breadwinner AG, Cointelegraph Japan reports on Jan. 15.SBI’s crypto investment fund did not disclose the amount contributed to Switzerland-based Breadwinner, the developer of mobile crypto wallet BRD.  According to the announcement, BRD operates

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ConsenSys Backs Icelandic Startup Co-Founded by Ex-Chair of Country’s Central Bank

Ethereum (ETH) blockchain startup and incubator ConsenSys has participated in a $2 million seed funding round for Iceland-based blockchain startup Monerium, according to a press release from the firm, published Jan. 11. The startup counts the former chairman of Iceland’s central bank among its four founders.The funding round was reportedly

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Singaporean Government Backs International Blockchain Incubator LongHash

Singaporean Government Backs International Blockchain Incubator LongHash January 9, 2019 by Akshay Makadiya Global blockchain startup accelerator LongHash has launched an incubation program with the aim of turning early stage blockchain ideas into real-world working businesses. Backed by the Singaporean government, the program hopes to accelerate blockchain adoption in the country. Also

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Medici Ventures Backs Wine Blockchain Project VinX

About Richard KasteleinFounder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), partner at ICO services collective CryptoAsset Design Group ($500m+ and 50+ ICOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory

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Retail Brokerage TD Ameritrade Backs New Crypto Exchange

Brokerage firm TD Ameritrade is investing in a brand new cryptocurrency exchange, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Dubbed ErisX, the exchange will allow investors to trade bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ethereum, litecoin and bitcoin futures, as well as certain cryptocurrency futures, a spokesperson told the news source. The exchange, built by derivatives market provider

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Binance Backs $32 Million Funding for Unicorn Founder’s Crypto Stablecoin

Yet another stablecoin is attracting big investors. Announced Tuesday, the founder behind a $1.4 billion startup unicorn called TMON is revealing he has raised a $32 million seed round to build a stablecoin called Terra. But while a number of startups have deployed stablecoins – cryptocurrencies engineered to track the price of

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Fujitsu Backs IOTA as ‘New Protocol Standard’ for Audit Trails, Markets React

Japanese ICT conglomerate Fujitsu is launching an IOTA-based proof-of-concept (PoC) for audit trail processes in the manufacturing industry, according to an official notice released August 25. The notice says the company will use the IOTA protocol as an “immutable data storage medium” for audit trails across “industrial production environments and

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