Tag: Cryptocurrency

Swarm Now Supports Fiat on Their Security Token Marketplace
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Swarm Now Supports Fiat on Their Security Token Marketplace

Swarm, a non-profit firm specializing in security token infrastructure, has just announced that they will be supporting fiat deposits for their marketplace. Investors can now use over 30 fiat currencies on Swarm’s platform. Mercury FX, a global currency specialist firm established in 2007, has partnered with Swarm to bring a fiat gateway to the Swarm…

Neufund Doubles Expectations, Raises €3 Million in Its Security Token Offering
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Neufund Doubles Expectations, Raises €3 Million in Its Security Token Offering

Neufund, a European equity fundraising platform, has announced that they have more than doubled their anticipated softcap and raised €3 million for their STO. Their offering was unveiled last week and has been met with significant interest from angel investors, VCs, and high-profile private individuals. Mentioned as one of the prominent up-and-coming European startups, Neufund…

SEC Orders CoinAlpha Crypto Fund to Shut Down
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SEC Orders CoinAlpha Crypto Fund to Shut Down

In an extension of their crackdown against unregistered securities, the SEC has officially issued a cease-and-desist order for CoinAlpha to close down their cryptocurrency investment fund. The SEC has instructed the Delaware-registered CoinAlpha Advisors LLC to close their cryptocurrency investment fund over failing to register, the government body reported this weekend. All exchange funds must…

Nasdaq to Launch Bitcoin Futures in Early 2019
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Nasdaq to Launch Bitcoin Futures in Early 2019

Nasdaq, the second-largest stock exchange in the world, has announced they will be unveiling their own Bitcoin futures marketplace in the first quarter of 2019. WIth the help of a partnership with investment management firm VanEck, the Nasdaq stock exchange will be the second major stock exchange to have Bitcoin futures in the United States,…

The Security Token Dilemma: Infrastructure Versus Application
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The Security Token Dilemma: Infrastructure Versus Application

The security token industry is currently wrestling with a unique dilemma over whether it should adapt to the existing infrastructure for securities or create an altogether new framework led by application. The issue has been called one of the most pressing questions within the space today. What comes first: infrastructure or application? It’s sort of…

Raven Naming will be First Come, First Served
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Raven Naming will be First Come, First Served

Tron Black, the lead developer of Ravencoin and co-author of its whitepaper, has recently summarized one of the major remaining challenges of Ravencoin: establishing its asset issuance cost. Via Medium, Black summarized the problem along with various proposed solutions. The problem centers around the best way to establish the cost associated with issuing assets through…

Bittrex Prepares to Trade Security Tokens via Partnership with ATS
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Bittrex Prepares to Trade Security Tokens via Partnership with ATS

The two firms of Bittrex and Rialto trading have partnered to offer an innovative digital securities trading platform that is awaiting regulatory approval. Once given the green light, it could mean Bittrex could eclipse Coinbase in attracting more institutional investors. On the 23rd of August, Bittrex and Rialto Trading – a next generation Alternative Trading…