Tag Archives: Investments

22May/19

$71 Million: Galaxy Digital Sells Stake in EOS Blockchain Maker Block.One

Galaxy Digital, the crypto merchant bank founded by former hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz, has received $71.2 million after selling its shares in Block.one, the maker of the EOS blockchain. Galaxy DigitalRead More…

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21May/19

UK Watchdog Reports $34 Million Lost in Crypto and Forex Scams Last Year

The primary financial regulator of the United Kingdom, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), reports that crypto investors in the country lost over $34 million due to cryptocurrency and forex scams from 2018–2019Read More…

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17May/19

Cornell Uni’s Emin Gun Sirer Debuts Ava Blockchain Following $6 Million Investment

Emin Gun Sirer, a professor at Cornell University and a major global blockchain expert, will launch his own cryptocurrency and blockchain network, Bloomberg reported on May 16. Sirer, the creator of theRead More…

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15May/19

Upbit Operator Dunamu Invested $46 Million in Blockchain Startups in Last Year

South Korean fintech firm Dunamu, operator of cryptocurrency exchange Upbit, says it invested 55 billion won ($46 million) in 26 blockchain startups over the past year. The firm said Wednesday that theRead More…

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14May/19

Emberfund Turns Your Phone Into a Crypto Hedge Fund

When we think about investing in crypto we imagine a single, monolithic transaction and then years of HODLing. The folks at Emberfund imagine a different way. Their app, available now for iOS andRead More…

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10May/19

Crypto Heresy: Question Blockstream on Twitter and You’ll Be Blocked

Crypto Twitter (CT) is a grueling battleground between digital currency enthusiasts, company executives, maximalists, journalists, lawyers, and so-called thought leaders and luminaries. For instance, on May 8, reporter Larry Cermak posted dataRead More…

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09May/19

Bitcoin Breaks $6,000, US Stock Index Futures See Lower Open

Thursday, May 8 —  after a brief market falter yesterday following the $40 million hack of major crypto exchange, crypto markets are showing resilience, with bitcoin (BTC) rallying above the $6,000 mark,Read More…

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03May/19

47% of Institutional Investors Welcome Crypto Investments, Survey Shows

A new study reveals surging investments in cryptocurrencies by institutional investors, with almost half of them viewing crypto assets as having a place in their portfolios. “Institutional investors are overwhelmingly favorable aboutRead More…

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