Press Releases

A collection of industry press releases

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


The First-Ever Securities Token Launch Pad, Polymath, is Now Live

 Polymath, the company bringing the multi-trillion dollar securities market to the blockchain, has announced its security token launch pad is now live. The platform, the world’s first, will be a tool that allows financial companies to create and issue their own tokenized securities. Powered by the blockchain and smart contract technology, Polymath and its unique … Continued


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



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