Use Cases & Verticals

2 Crypto Startups Unveil Security Token Issuance and Trading Service

| Nikhilesh De

Securitize and OTCXN aim to streamline the process of issuing and trading security tokens with their new all-in-one solution.

South Korean Capital’s $1 Billion Startup Fund Will Include Blockchain Firms

| Yogita Khatri

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has committed over $1 billion to invest in innovative startups by 2022, including blockchain firms.

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Coinbase Acquires Blockchain-Tracking Startup Neutrino for Undisclosed Price

| Leigh Cuen

Coinbase has acquired blockchain analytics startup Neutrino as part of a push to offer more diverse crypto assets.

Mining Giant Bitmain Posts $500 Million Loss in IPO Financial Filing

| Wolfie Zhao

Cryptocurrency mining and manufacturing giant Bitmain lost about $500 million in the third quarter of 2018, CoinDesk has learned.

You Can Now Send Bitcoin Tips Over Lightning on Twitter

| Alyssa Hertig

When "liking" your favorite tweet isn't enough, you can now send small bitcoin tips via the lightning network.

Crypto Securities Are Years Away from Mainstream, Technologists Say

| Christine Kim

Panelists at ETHDenver agree that despite projections, crypto securities lack the current infrastructure to go mainstream.

tZERO Is Live, But Volume Is Light and Its Token’s Price Is Down Sharply

| Anna Baydakova

Daily trading volume on the recently launched tZERO platform is less than 1% the total supply of the only listed security token.

NYSE Arca Filing Kicks Off Countdown for New Bitcoin ETF

| Nikhilesh De

The clock just started on the latest effort to launch a bitcoin ETF from NYSE Arca and Bitwise Asset Management.

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

| Daniel Palmer

Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.

Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

| Daniel Palmer

Securities issued on blockchains in Luxembourg now have the same legal status as traditional securities, after the passing of a new bill.