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Polycon 2018: Very First Securities Token Conference in Bahamas Hosted By Polymath

  The welcoming environment of the Bahamas will host POLYCON’s first annual conference at Baha Mar Resort, hosted by Polymath. Untraceable, an award-winning blockchain events management company, organized an exclusive opportunity to network and learn from some of the renowned names in the blockchain industry. The conference will bring together the worlds of high finance and blockchain, attracting … Continued

Nucleus Vision Reaches $40 Million Fundraising Hard Cap

Leading firms Alphabit, FBG, Kenetic, Turiya Ventures, and BlockAsset invest in blockchain company New York, New York — February 26, 2018 — Nucleus Vision, the contactless identity management system and retail loyalty program powered by cryptocurrency, has announced it has reached its $40 million USD fundraising hard cap. It has received backing from prominent investment firms … Continued

Largest Blockchain Investment Platform BnkToTheFuture Raises $33 Million for Tokenized, Secondary Market

PRESS RELEASE: CAYMAN ISLANDS — FEBRUARY 26, 2018 — Global FinTech, Bitcoin and Blockchain investment platform BnkToTheFuture (www.bnktothefuture.com) today announced the successful close of its $33 million token sale. The private sale allocated for accredited investors on its existing platform sold out in less than 15 hours, whilst the public sale of 30 million ERC-20 compatible … Continued

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Everything You Need to Know About Ethereum, Explained

At its most basic, Ethereum is an open-source software platform based on blockchain technology. This platform enables developers to build and deploy decentralized applications (dapps) like Status or Metamask on it. All of this is possible because of a breakthrough in blockchain technology (as popularized by Bitcoin), and then Ethereum came along with some new ideas. As the two biggest cryptocurrencies … Continued

ACADEMY spearheads largest Ed-Tech acquisition in Eastern European history

  PRESS RELEASE: 20 February 2018, The Cayman Islands Academy – School of Blockchain (“Academy”), the world’s first accredited school for blockchain development, extends its global reach through Software University Ltd. (“SoftUni”) in the largest Ed-tech deal in Eastern European history. Founded in 2013, SoftUni is the largest private school in Europe and Eastern Europe’s leading … Continued

Dating Made Easy With Cupid’s Newest Arrows

The world has experienced a large increase in online dating, used for seeking romantic and sexual partners. Dating websites have changed the way new couples meet, although it wasn’t long ago that online dating was frowned upon. Now that majority of single people use dating apps, it’s difficult for you not to give it a try. … Continued

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Japan’s First Online Bank Tests Blockchain Technology with Mijin and Hyperledger

Japan Net Bank Pilots Blockchain Technology to Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiency PRESS RELEASE: TOKYO – February 7, 2018 — Fintech and cryptocurrency solutions company Tech Bureau today announced that Japan’s first online bank is testing blockchain technology integrations using mijin and Hyperledger. Japan Net Bank, Limited, has initiated a proof-of-concept project to evaluate mijin … Continued

SPONSORED: CAPDAX – Trading at Any Speed You Want

SPONSORED: Let’s imagine, for a second, that there is a new exchange platform where you can plug and play trades that are proven to be more profitable than others—assuring that every trade you make has a greater chance to make a higher yield profit. Yeah, right. A fast-track “grow your portfolio” platform? That doesn’t exist. Or, … Continued

SPONSORED: Magnus Collective – The Future of Artificial Intelligence

SPONSORED: Cryptocurrencies refer to digital assets that utilize cryptography, an encryption technique, for the provision of security. Cryptocurrencies are mainly used in selling and buying of services and goods. However, newer forms of cryptocurrencies are used for the provision of a set of obligations or rules for its holders. The initial and most utilized form of … Continued

Brightline Initiative Becomes Newest Member of the Blockchain Research Institute

Toronto, CANADA; February 1, 2018 – The Blockchain Research Institute today announced the Brightline Initiative has joined as its newest member. Brightline will now become one of over 40 industry leaders to join the institute, which is conducting the definitive investigation into the implications of blockchain for business, government and society. “The Blockchain Research Institute … Continued

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Interview with Dash CMO, Fernando Gutierrez at The North American Bitcoin Conference 2018

EventChain.io Founder, Ashton Addison, teams up with CryptoCanucks to bring you an exclusive interview with Dash’s Chief Marketing Officer, Fernando Gutierrez. Fernando talks about the conference and what Dash has in store for 2018! The North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami was hosted in part by Dash. Make sure to subscribe to our channel for … Continued

Exclusive Interview with Jack Lu, Founder of Wanchain

  CryptoCanucks bring you an exclusive interview with WanChain Founder, Jack Lu. Jack discusses the future for Wanchain in 2018. Make sure to subscribe to our channel for more videos & connect with CryptoCanucks.com on Social Media: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/cryptocanucks • Facebook: https://facebook.com/cryptocanucks • Instagram: https://instagram.com/cryptocanucks • Telegram: t.me/cryptocanucks Visit CryptoCanucks.com to learn more about Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrencies & … Continued

Dash Offering Scholarships to Arizona State University Students

Arizona State University and Dash, a top digital currency for payments, today announced a partnership designed to accelerate research, development, and education in ways that advance blockchain transaction speed, efficiency, security, and expand its uses. The new $350,000 Dash-ASU agreement announced today includes: The Dash Scholars Program, which provides $100,000 in scholarships for undergraduate and … Continued

Blockchain Research Institute Announces Partnership with Tectonic Advisory Services Inc.

Blockchain Research Institute Announces Partnership with Tectonic Advisory Services Inc. Alliance will bring blockchain research insights and knowledge to the healthcare industry Toronto, CANADA; January  17, 2018–  The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) today announced a partnership with Tectonic Advisory Services Inc. (Tectonic), with the goal to expand its focus to, and membership in, the healthcare community. The … Continued

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SmartRefer: The World’s First Blockchain Job Referral Marketplace Wins At DisruptiveTO 2017

SmartRefer received The People’s Choice Award at the 2017 DisruptiveTO Pitch Competition in Toronto, Canada. PRESS RELEASE: TORONTO, Canada, Dec. 26, 2017 —SmartRefer, a referral, and diversity hiring marketplace for technology professionals, received a big thumbs-up from the public, finishing 2017 with a bang. After an electrifying pitch competition hosted by The Rai Stone Agency, SmartRefer took … Continued

Kochava Launches OnXCHNG Partnership Program For First Blockchain-Based Digital Advertising Platform

Digital Turbine, AppLift & Others To Take Part In Steering Crypto-Verified XCHNG’s Roadmap Direction PRESS RELEASE: SANDPOINT, Idaho, Dec. 13, 2017 — Kochava, the leading digital advertising attribution and marketing analytics platform, today launched OnXCHNG, the partnership program for the industry’s open source blockchain framework for the digital advertising ecosystem, XCHNG. To kick off the program, … Continued

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Bitcoin Jumps 1,000% This Year!

Bitcoin rises by $2000 in one day! Then it falls by just as much the very same day. Is the digital currency here to stay? Or a volatile, unproven and unbacked currency that’s doomed to fail? Coindesk’s Nolan Bauerie gives Richard his two cents.

Are Cryptocurrencies Subject to Sales Tax?

By: Aaron Grinhaus – Grinhaus Law Firm The use of Cryptocurrencies in Canada continues to gain popularity, but as its use cases proliferate, the regulators, including the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”), are struggling to provide answers for how certain rules and taxes should apply. One such answer which remains elusive is what the tax consequences of mining … Continued

Ontario Securities Commission Takes It’s First Crack at Regulating a Token Generation Event

By: Aaron Grinhaus – Grinhaus Law Firm Many of you may recall that in March 2017 the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”), on the coat tales of its American counterpart, released “Staff Notice 46-307 – Cryptocurrency Offerings” (the “Notice”). We discussed the possible effect of the Notice in a previous blog posting “In the Matter of Token Funder Inc.” decision … Continued

Sponsored: SMS Is No More

So, Why Are You Paying For It? “People don’t send SMS messages anymore because instant messaging apps offer 10 times the service value,” says Audrius Vrubliauskas, the CEO of BirdChain. If you have not heard of BirdChain yet, you will soon. Why? If you have a mobile phone with a service plan, BirdChain will help … Continued