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Good News for Australia’s Crypto Investors and Start-Ups… No Comments

High profile Australian investors will soon be able to get exposure to cryptocurrency in a way more familiar to them than currently available. This comes thanks to a new fund founded by Dominent Venture Partners' Domenic Carosa and Holger Arians, and Herik Andersson, himself an experienced Wall Street trader. Apollo Capital, as they're known, are attempting to raise a $30 million for use in the bl...


South Korean Startups Will not Take the Opposition of ICOs Lying Down No Comments

A lot of people were surprised by the ICO ban in South Korea. That it not abnormal, considering the country has been warming up to Bitcoin as of late. This new form of raising money attracts a lot of attention, though. Both for good and bad reasons, people flock to ICOs without doing much research. A few startups in the country will fight the government's ICO ban in the coming weeks. South Kor...


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Bitcoin and Altcoins Have Changed the Way Startups Raise Funds No Comments

Cryptocurrencies are now finding an attractive use case in the startup ecosystems., But this time it doesn't concern Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency related products and services. Many technology startups across the world are gradually shifting to cryptocurrency crowdsales and ICOs for raising the much-required funds. The ICOs and crowdsale, where individuals and institutions opt to buy cryptot...


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The Changing Trends, Startups Switch to ICOs from IPOs No Comments

The connection between startups and investors go way back in time. Entrepreneurs have always been approaching investors to raise the required capital to run their business in exchange for a certain percentage of equity. On a later stage, they go public with an IPO, issuing shares that can be bought, sold and traded over exchanges. But such an investment model is gradually being phased out by the n...


India’s Satoshi Studios Becomes South Asia’s First Blockchain Incubator No Comments

The Indian cryptocurrency and fintech ecosystem has garnered a lot of interest since the “Demonetization” drive was set in motion. The increased demand for Bitcoin in the country is now complemented by the launch of a Blockchain incubator. According to reports on Indian news media, the Indian Bitcoin company, GBMiners has laid the foundation for South Asia's first Blockchain incubator, Sato...


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Cryptocurrency Startups Are Hackers’ New Favorite No Comments

Cryptocurrency platforms have been the hackers’ favorite. Bitcoin exchanges and trading platforms figure on top of their list. Hacking incidents including the latest Bitfinex hack stands proof of that. But with established Bitcoin platforms opting for high-security standards, hackers are now settling for the next best thing, cryptocurrency startups. A recent report published by BBC describes ...


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Cryptocurrency Industry Funding Hits an All Time Low No Comments

Bitcoin and Blockchain technology based startups may soon find their fundraising avenues drying up. A recent analysis into the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has shown a significant dip in the inflow of investments. The analysis conducted by CB Insights has shown a 16% shortfall in the capital flow into the cryptocurrency industry for the first time since 2012. According to the report, ...


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Running A Successful Bitcoin Company Does Not Necessarily Require VCs No Comments

The Bitcoin and blockchain sector heavily relies on investments from VCs. But as it turns out, the venture capital approach can cause quite a few issues for companies as well. There is a right and wrong approach to dealing with VC funding when push comes to shove. Enterprises taking the wrong approach will find themselves at a significant disadvantage. In the end, it all boils down to whether o...


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Bank of Thailand Expects New Fintech Regulation To Go Into Effect Soon No Comments

Regulation of Bitcoin has always been a topic of substantial debate. Some people see the benefit of being officially recognised, whereas others are not overly bothered by it. But if Bitcoin is to go mainstream, some regulation may be necessary for the long run. Bank of Thailand is working on a new set of fintech regulation that may affect Bitcoin as well. The central bank of Thailand has deemed...


UK Blockchain Startups Pondering Serious Move to Berlin No Comments

On July 8, the Outlier Ventures (OV) research team published a detailed report based on their blockchain angels startup tracker to expound on the development of the United Kingdom’s blockchain startups and how quickly London became the major center of open ledger and financial technology startups. According to the OV research team, the UK accommodates over 16.7% of the world’s blockchain...


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