Press Releases

A collection of industry press releases


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


Ninety-Four Percent of the World’s Population Now Has Access to Dash After Integration With Uphold

New York, NY – December 5, 2017 – Dash, the top digital currency for payments, has been integrated into one of the fastest growing cryptocurrency platforms, Uphold, which enables 94 percent of the global population to buy and hold Dash online or on their mobile device, and send it anywhere in the world. Customers of … 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


Toronto’s Blockchain ICO Pitch Competition: Win 10k Cash Prizes + Business Investments

  DisruptiveTO, the largest Blockchain ICO Pitch Competition hosted by Rai Stone Agency will be held November 30th 2017 from 7pm – 10pm, downtown Toronto at the King St Pop-up, 363 King St W. Join Rai Stone Agency and Fintech Venture and Advisory Corp. as they introduce valuable Initial Coin Offerings to 200 Blockchain professionals … Continued


SimplyVital Health Secures Contract with the Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital

PRESS RELEASE: SimplyVital Health (SVH), the healthcare company streamlining medical data storage and sharing using blockchain technology, has announced a partnership with Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital (BJI). Through its blockchain-based ConnectingCare platform, SVH will manage and analyze total hip and total knee joint replacement patients from first appointment to final treatment, … Continued


Are CryptoCurrencies Securities?

Are Cryptocurrencies securities? By: Aaron Grinhaus – Grinhaus Law Firm The recent explosion of crowd sales for Blockchain based businesses has resulted in the raising of tens of millions of dollars through the sale of cryptographic coins and tokens, known as cryptocurrencies. Earlier this year tech companies enjoyed free reign as this method of crowd … Continued


Sponsored: Banking on Blockchain

Sponsored Article For a while now, there have been whispers on how blockchain will be effectively incorporated in the banking sector. For those who have been overly skeptical regarding those possibilities, Fiinu is set to quench this doubt. Finnu is the first bank to harness blockchain technology specifically on its credit disbursement operations. Notably, the … Continued