Bithumb Launching US Securities Exchange with SeriesOne Partnership

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has joined the league of exchanges diversifying their international offerings by setting up a US securities trading platform.  Preempting ‘Global’ Blockchain Asset Tokenization Through a partnership with blockchain fundraising platform SeriesOne, Bithumb seeks to speed up its growth into a “global financial firm” by cornering the securities token market, local […]

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Ripple Sees Use-Case Debut As DCEX Becomes First XRP-Based Exchange

Blockchain exchange tech company Alphapoint has announced registration is open for DCEX exchange, the first platform to use the Ripple XRP token as its base currency. DCEX To Open In ‘Coming Weeks’ In a press release July 30, the company announced DCEX, which caters to retail and institutional investors, would commence trading “in the coming […]

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P2P Marketplace Paxful Powering the Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Conference 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria

Jeff Francis · May 9, 2018 · 7:00 am Paxful, the P2P finance platform, is powering the Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Conference 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria, to help spur local startups in the crypto ecosystem. Cryptocurrency and its underlying blockchain technology have made a major impact on the lives of people from all over the world. […]

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Huobi Labs: An Upcoming $1 Billion Blockchain Incubator

Nick Chong · May 6, 2018 · 8:00 am Huobi, the premier Asian-based exchange, has just announced plans for a blockchain industry fund, research institute, and an incubator.  Blockchain “accelerator” projects, or incubators as they are more well known, seem to be all the rage lately, with key players in the industry getting involved with […]

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P2P Exchange Paxful Believes Africa Poised to Become Next Big Bitcoin Market

Jeff Francis · May 2, 2018 · 11:00 pm While Bitcoin is scorching hot in Asia, P2P finance exchanges like Paxful realize that Africa is poised to become the next big market for Bitcoin. Bitcoin has certainly taken the world by storm. Asia continues to be the hottest spot for cryptocurrency, while Europe and North […]

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Crypto Marketplace Paxful Helps Nigerians Avoid Bitcoin Scams

Jeff Francis · April 10, 2018 · 8:30 pm Bitcoin scams are common in Nigeria, but people are finding ways to avoid them. Paxful, the P2P finance platform, works overtime to help them avoid such scams. The early days of the internet were marked with the infamous Nigerian scam. In this scam, a purported “prince” […]

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Japan’s Line Chat App to Start Cryptocurrency Exchange

Jeff Francis · January 31, 2018 · 2:15 am Japan’s popular chat app, Line, has announced that they have filed to launch a cryptocurrency exchange within the app. While some countries are clamping down on cryptocurrency and exchanges, Japan has opened their doors. This had led to a marked rise in crypto-related businesses seeking to […]

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Coincheck to Reimburse $425 Million to Users After Hack

Jeff Francis · January 28, 2018 · 5:15 am Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck announced that it would reimburse roughly $425 million to its users affected by the recent hack. Usually when a cryptocurrency exchange is hacked, its users are out of luck. Valuable coins that have been stolen are never seen again, leaving users with […]

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