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Ripple Incubator Xpring Announces $500 Million Invested in XRP Projects

Ripple incubator and investment arm Xpring has spent $500 million on XRP projects since its launch in May 2018, according to an official blog post on July 2.These funds have reportedly been distributed to over 20 companies, including the blockchain-based gaming platform Forte.In general, the report says that Xpring

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Harvard Endowment Invested up to $12.65M in Blockstack Token Sale

Harvard’s $37.1 billion endowment fund has reportedly invested $12.65 million in Blockstack.The New York-based blockchain toolmaker lately applied with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise $50 million. The application submitted to the US securities regulator detailed the name of Blockstack’s advisory members. Among those names was Charlie Savaria,

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2% of Russians Claim to Have Invested in Bitcoin to Date: National Polling Institution

Only 2% of Russians have invested in Bitcoin (BTC) so far, according to a new survey by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) published on April 9.The VTsIOM, the oldest polling institution in post-Soviet Russia, revealed that Bitcoin has not gained popularity in the country, with two thirds

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Fairfax County Pension Funds Invested $21 Million in Blockchain Technology

Fairfax county of the United States state of Virginia, has invested $21 million in Morgan Creek Blockchain Opportunities Fund, according to an official note published on Feb. 13.Jeff Weiler, Executive Director at Fairfax County Retirement Systems, clarified the terms of recent investments in Morgan Creek Digital that reportedly amounted to

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Yale University Invested in New $400 Million Crypto-Focused Fund, Says Report

Ivy League U.S. university Yale is said to be one of the investors that helped to raise $400 million for a major new cryptocurrency-focused fund, Bloomberg reports October 5.The fund, dubbed ‘Paradigm,’ was reportedly created by Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam, former Sequoia Capital partner Matt Huang, and Charles Noyes, formerly

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Central Bank Refutes Fake Articles Claiming its Chairman Invested $1 Bln in BTC

Singapore’s de facto central bank issued two warnings over two fake news websites Tuesday, September 18, after articles were published with “fabricated comments” about crypto from Chairman and Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam.The sites, Gulf Weed Crab and Positive Bath Hour, which feature hoax news stories on seemingly random topics,

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Ethereum co-founder Invested in Bitcoin at $1 in 2011, What’s Changed?

Charles Hoskinson, the co-founder of Ethereum and Cardano, entered the cryptocurrency sector when Bitcoin was valued at just over $1. Since then, the infrastructure supporting the market and blockchain systems has changed drastically, at an exponential rate. Bitcoin price in 2011, chart provided by 99BitcoinsIn an interview with Mpho Dagada, Hoskinson,

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