Brazil Investment CEO On Bitcoin Exchange Launch: ‘I’d Rather Crypto Didn’t Exist’

XP Group, owner of the largest investment firm in Brazil, XP Investimentos, confirmed it would launch a cryptocurrency exchange this week – despite its CEO saying he wished it “didn’t exist.” Benchimol: ‘We Felt Obligated’ As Bloomberg reports quoting Guilherme Benchimol at an event in Sao Paulo, XP will finally give in to investor demand […]

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Monex Owned Coincheck Confirms Delisting of Privacy Coins

Nick Chong · May 20, 2018 · 10:00 pm CoinCheck has plans to remove 3 privacy coins – Monero, Dash, and Zcash – from their platform along with an ERC-20 token which elicits gambling on a non-regulated platform. Cryptocurrency Privacy: Is It Under Attack? Coincheck has just announced that they will be ceasing the trading […]

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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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Kraken Exchange Decides to Close down Japanese Operations

Nick Chong · April 17, 2018 · 4:00 am Kraken, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange, has announced their plans of ceasing all of their trading operations in Japan in the near future.  Release the Kraken . . . From Japan! The Kraken exchange, one of the larger cryptocurrency exchanges in existence, has just announced that they […]

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SAFT – The Not So ‘Simple Agreement for Future Tokens’

Denis Vinokourov · April 15, 2018 · 3:00 am The SAFT may be a cousin of the SAFE – but the relationship comes with strings attached and anyone considering doing down the rabbit hole should consider potential implications very carefully. The rise of ICOs has been difficult to ignore. What was once seen as a […]

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Paxful Trading Volume Shows Popularity of Bitcoin in Africa Continues to Grow

Jeff Francis · March 25, 2018 · 7:00 pm The popularity of Bitcoin in Africa continues to skyrocket. Paxful, the p2p cryptocurrency marketplace, is offering the means for Africans to take charge of their economic destiny. The cryptocurrency revolution, spearheaded by Bitcoin, has intensified greatly over the last year. While pundits focus their attention on […]

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