Browsing the "Breaking" Tag

SEC Rejects 9 Bitcoin ETF Proposals

| Nikhilesh De, Stan Higgins and Muyao Shen

The SEC has issued rejections to bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETFs) proposals from ProShares, GraniteShares and Direxion.

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UK Crypto Futures Exchange Adds Bitcoin Cash Contract

| Nikhilesh De

U.K.-based cryptocurrency futures exchange Crypto Facilities is adding a bitcoin cash product to its offerings.

Ripple Endorses ‘Preferred’ Crypto Exchanges for XRP Payments

| Nikhilesh De

Ripple is recommending three cryptocurrency exchanges as the "preferred partners" for transacting on its xRapid payments platform.

Airbnb Co-Founder Backs $22 Million Funding for Crypto Dealer SFOX

| Wolfie Zhao

A cryptocurrency dealer for institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals has closed a Series A funding round of $22.7 million.

Insurance Ratings Bureau Pilots IBM Blockchain for Automatic Reporting

| Nikhilesh De

The American Association of Insurance Services is turning to IBM Blockchain to support a new automated insurance reporting tool.

Fantasy Football League to Raise $100 Million in Crypto ICO

| Nikhilesh De

A blockchain startup wants to raise nearly $100 million dollars to create a new form of fantasy football aimed to bring fans together.

Jamaica Stock Exchange to Trade Crypto Assets in 2018

| Nikhilesh De

The Jamaica Stock Exchange will be adding cryptocurrency trading for its clients later this year.

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Former S&P President Leads Seed Round for ICO Compliance Startup

| Nikhilesh De

Regtech and compliance startup iComply has just completed a seed funding round led by former Standard and Poor's chief Deven Sharma.

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Blockchain Social Network Minds Is Migrating to Ethereum for Launch

| Nikhilesh De

Blockchain-based social network Minds is moving its platform to the ethereum mainnet, the startup announced Monday. 

Facebook’s Marcus Steps Down From Coinbase Board

| Nikhilesh De

David Marcus is stepping down from the board of directors at crypto exchange Coinbase, citing his new role at Facebook leading blockchain strategy.