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What Fork? Asian Traders Are Buying Bitcoin Cash

| Wolfie Zhao

While bitcoin cash is seeing an internal war ahead of Thursday's hard fork, traders in Asia are betting that the upgrade will result in "free money."

Crypto Mining Tech Firm Bitfury Closes $80 Million Funding Round

| Daniel Palmer

Bitfury Group has just closed an $80 million funding round led by venture capital firm Korelya Capital.

The Incoming Wave of ICO Regulation (Yes, It’s Coming)

| Alex Sunnarborg

The SEC has not forgotten or overlooked the ICO space, and a wave of regulatory action is coming, believes Alex Sunnarborg.

Hong Kong’s Securities Watchdog to Regulate Crypto Funds

| Yogita Khatri

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission says it will bring crypto funds under its securities regulations to improve investor protection.

Investors Received False Information About Bitmain Funding Round

| Ada Hui and Wolfie Zhao

The pitch decks said DST Global and GIC invested in Bitmain when they didn't. A disgruntled investor wants to take legal action over the false claims.

Seoul Mayor Plans $100 Million Fund to Build Blockchain Smart City

| Wolfie Zhao

The mayor of Seoul plans to invest $100 million over the next five years to develop the South Korean capital as a smart city powered by blockchain.

Bitmain Is Going Public, But What Type of Investment Is It Anyway?

| Noelle Acheson

The difference with Bitmain going public is the investor exposure to cryptocurrencies. And that's where things get complicated...

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VC Investment in Blockchain Startups Is Up 280% So Far This Year

| Daniel Palmer

VC investment in blockchain and cryptocurrency startups is soaring in 2018, having already almost tripled last year's total, says a report.

South Korea’s Largest Venture Firm Backs First Blockchain Startup

| Christine Kim

Korea Investment Partners, the largest venture capital firm in South Korea, just invested in its first blockchain startup.

Goldman Sachs Leads $25 Million Funding for Blockchain Startup Veem

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain payments startup Veem has closed a $25 million funding round led by Goldman Sachs, it announced Wednesday.