• Tim Draper-backed Tezos’ ICO has already netted over $100 million in contributions during the first day of its 12-day uncapped campaign. Tezos: $109 Million With 11 Days To Go Having launched slightly ahead of schedule July 1, the token sale had received 31,224 BTC and 129,468 ETH as of press time Sunday. The delayed release of the latest ERC20 token, dubbed Tezzies (TEZ), was keenly awaited by investors following Tim Draper’s announcement he supported Tezos’

    Tim Draper Uncapped Tezos ICO Raises $109M In 15 Hours

    | 2017/07/02 5:00 pm
  • Blockchain startup block.one raised a record-breaking $185 million USD through the ICO of its EOS cryptocurrency. The Hong Kong-based startup block.one recently announced that they have raised $185 million in 5 days, through the ICO of their cryptocurrency EOS. The record-breaking amount of funds that were raised, were enough to take the record from the Bancor ICO. The Bancor ICO was able to raise $150 million for its ICO. The Technology Block.one’s product is EOS, a new

    Block.one Breaks Records, Raises $185 Million in 5 Days

    | 2017/07/02 11:00 am
  • Famous investor and ex-hedge fund manager, Michael Novogratz, predicts that the cryptocurrency market will be worth $5 trillion in 5 years. The Rise of the Cryptocurrency Market After the cryptocurrency market managed to show such explosive growth in such a short time, many investors, speculators, analysts and fintech specialists predict a bullish long-term trend for its future. In this year alone, Bitcoin’s price hit a new ATH to grow by 167%. Another cryptocurrency that had an impressive

    A $5 Trillion Cryptocurrency Empire in Just 5 Years?

    | 2017/06/28 10:00 pm
  • Blockchain lottery TrueFlip has announced the launched of their token crowdsale on June 28th. As of this writing, 2 million TFL tokens of 14.7 million overall supply have already been sold, which is worth approximately 1225 BTC or $3.1 million USD at today’s exchange rates.  The platform was launched in beta in April 2017. Since that time, over 110,000 lottery tickets have been sold to 40,000 unique users. Overall winnings amount to approximately 21 BTC. In early

    Blockchain Lottery TrueFlip Launches Crowdsale, Raises 1225 BTC Within Hours

    | 2017/06/28 12:00 pm
  • The Sibcoin team has announced the launch of Perevod.io, a decentralized service for international money remittances. The service allows two parties to send each other fiat money through Sibcoin-supporting exchanges and requires no specific experience with cryptocurrencies, which fulfills the project’s promise of bringing cryptocurrencies closer to people. Perevod.io is applicable in numerous use cases, including operation in underbanked countries, bypassing international sanctions imposed on financial services, and avoiding excessive transaction fees inherent in traditional

    Sibcoin Launches a Decentralized Service for International Remittances

    | 2017/06/23 12:30 pm
  • ZenDao, a decentralized platform developed on the Metaverse Blockchain, is launching an ICO on June 23rd, 2017. The project seeks to utilize solutions provided by Blockchain technology in order to create a digital representation of the real-world collectibles on the Blockchain and establish an unalterable digital provenance ledger and ownership transfer channel. ZenDao aims to provide smooth solutions to complex problems and to create a fair and open market standards. ZenDao has identified the current

    Enhancing the Value of History with ZenDao

    | 2017/06/19 5:00 pm
  • Altcoins, a collective name for all cryptocurrencies except bitcoin, have become the main point of attraction for cryptotraders around the world. The altcoin market, full of promising new coins, highly reputable old rivals of bitcoin, and downright scam coins, shows an equal potential for making someone a fortune or leaving them penniless. Altcoin exchanges pop up like mushrooms after a summer rain, a fact that is predominantly attributed to the need of diversifying one’s altcoin

    Altcoin Exchanges: Pros and Cons of Top Platforms

    | 2017/06/19 1:00 pm
  • Crypviser is building “the first encrypted network for social and business communication based on Blockchain”. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The World Needs Encryption With the inception of the Internet, securing information has become a fairly complicated task. While physical documents were somewhat easy to protect, the digital world provides many more challenges as information needs to be constantly available and in transit. Cryptography has become indispensable for both individuals and companies, the former

    Crypviser: The Next Step in Cryptography Evolution

    | 2017/06/16 9:30 am
  • Crypviser is building a blockchain-based all-in-one network for secure social and business communications. ICO is currently ongoing. Improving on Privacy with Blockchain Technology In today’s Orwellian society, privacy has become a rare and valuable asset that some go to great lengths to protect while others simply throw it away in exchange for convenience. As technology evolves, however, so does access to privacy-oriented tools and their underlying technology. Blockchain tech has gone a long way in the realm

    Crypviser Will Encrypt Messages on the Blockchain for Private Communications

    | 2017/06/09 3:00 am
  • Blockchain-based distributed cloud platform SONM, whose CEO describes it as “Airbnb for computers,” is about to launch its ICO. Cloud Computing Comes Down To Earth SONM, which stands for ‘Supercomputer organized by network mining,’ is a project designed to take the power of cloud computing to the next level using Blockchain. “SONM is like AirBnB for computers, letting anyone with a smart device, like a laptop, smartphone or gaming console, take advantage of their unused computing

    ‘Airbnb For Computers’ SONM Gears Up For Imminent ICO

    | 2017/06/08 3:00 am
  • Independent feature film Braid will set a new precedent for independent film finance by using an ICO funding model. By leveraging the accounting and documenting elements of the Ethereum blockchain this new way of funding promises to disrupt traditional film financing models. The Evolution of Crowdfunding Independent film producers have been attracting financial support for their projects through crowdfunding websites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter for years. Funding through these types of websites is usually incentive-based, with backers receiving merchandise, dinners

    Independent Film’s ICO says Goodbye to Hollywood

    | 2017/06/05 6:00 pm
  • The new online gaming platform ZENIgames offers gamers a chance to play games and win “Zennies” in the process. Love online gaming and cryptocurrencies? Then this new gaming platform is just for you. The Bulgarian arcade game website ZENIgames.com has announced its official launch and is powered by “Zennies”, the platform’s own cryptocurrency. ZENIgames offers free-to-play online games and lets players earn Zennies in the process. ZENIgames joins other companies such as Datcroft Games Ltd. and Ionomy Studios in integrating

    Cryptocurrency-Powered Game Platform ZENIgames Announces Official Launch

    | 2017/06/04 10:00 am
  • The People’s Bank of China is turning its attention Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), seeking to regulate the new form of crowdfunding. China to Regulate ICOs Although cryptocurrency withdrawals are back on the big three Chinese exchanges, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) isn’t quite through with the cryptoworld. Now it seems like it’s going after Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), seeking to regulate the new phenomena in the crowdfunding world. Chinese publication Weixin reports that Yao Qian, head of Digital

    China’s Central Bank Will Soon Regulate ICO’s

    | 2017/06/02 9:00 am
  • Olaf Carlson-Wee, CEO of hedge fund Polychain Capital, says Bitcoin may lose its edge over Ethereum as soon as the end of next year. With the highest market share and price, Bitcoin remains the most popular cryptocurrency today. The aggressive growth of Ethereum, the market’s second-most popular cryptocurrency, has led Carlson-Wee to predict in an interview with Bloomburg that it will overtake Bitcoin by the end of 2018. He even speculates that the market cap of Ethereum

    Ethereum To Overtake Bitcoin by 2018, Says Crypto Hedge Fund CEO

    | 2017/06/02 7:00 am
  • The Bitcoin Wallet used by the Shadow Brokers hacker group was emptied yesterday and now the group is threatening to sell new hacking tools in exchange for the cryptocurrency Zcash. The Shadow Brokers The Shadow Brokers are thought to be a hacker collective who in the summer of 2016 first attempted to sell hacking tools. Tools which exploited vulnerabilities in firewalls, anti-virus software, and Microsoft products. Among these tools was the now infamous Wannacry. The

    The Shadow Brokers Threaten Release of Further Hacking Tools

    | 2017/05/30 1:21 pm
  • As altcoins continue to gain popularity throughout the world, Bitcoin exchanges in China are also getting in on the action and listing alternative cryptocurrencies. Huobi to Support Altcoins As the moratorium on cryptocurrency withdrawals is expected to soon end in China, exchanges in the country seem to be turning their attention to alternative cryptocurrencies. Two days ago, one of the big three exchanges in China, Huobi, announced it will launch Ethereum trading on May 31. The announcement reads: We

    China’s Biggest Exchanges to Add Ethereum, Other Altcoins as Demand Surges

    | 2017/05/29 7:00 am
  • Darknet marketplace “Alphabay” has announced that it will allow vendors to accept Zcash alongside Bitcoin and Monero. Zcash is Coming to Alphabay The announcement was posted on Reddit on May 25th, 2017. It reads: We decided to move forward and we will accept Zcash payments starting July 1st, 2017. Alphabay is one of the most popular online “Dark marketplaces.” Previously, it only allowed their vendors to accept Bitcoin and Monero as payment. The website is thought to be hosted

    Alphabay Dark Market to Accept Zcash in July

    | 2017/05/25 8:00 am
  • Hungary is the latest to take legal action against OneCoin as the country’s central bank organizes task force against the cryptocurrency scheme. The OneCoin Task Force Following India and Germany, Hungary is the most recent country to mount a crackdown on the OneCoin scheme. Following several warnings issued regarding the nature of dangerous nature OneCoin, the Hungarian central bank, Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB) is now assembling a task force aimed at dismantling the OneCoin operation. Announced

    Hungary’s Central Bank Cracks Down on OneCoin

    | 2017/05/10 3:00 pm
  • London-based decentralized money platform Sikoba has announced its upcoming ICO with a token presale. The blockchain-supported platform is based on P2P IOU’s, and the crowdsale will give participants the opportunity to receive a 50% bonus on SKO tokens — a cryptocurrency designed to fuel transactions within the Sikoba platform. The ICO will take place between April 25 and May 15, 2017. A Blockchain-based IOU System Sikoba’s decentralized money platform allows users to offer each other

    Blockchain-Based Decentralized P2P IOU Platform, Sikoba Launches Pre-Sale Ahead of Token ICO

    | 2017/05/07 8:00 pm
  • Following the success of its Android wallet mobile phone app, blockchain platform NEM Foundation has decided to follow it up with an iOS equivalent. NEM Wallet Now Available for iOS Devices The NEM team has been busy putting the application as well as the platform through an extensive test phase while garnering critical community feedback in the process. Following the completion of the process, NEM iOS app is now available on the Apple App Store.

    NEM Foundation Announces the Release of NEM iOS App on App Store

    | 2017/05/07 6:00 pm
  • The Legends Room, a new strip club in Las Vegas, is reinventing the strip club experience by issuing its own cryptocurrency token, The Legends cryptocurrency (LGD). “Dance dollars have now gone digital” Dollar bills have since long been an iconic part of strip clubs. From “making it rain” to the simple dollar bill kindly tucked within an undergarment, paper money has long ruled the striptease scene. However, one strip club is willing to replace tradition

    Las Vegas Strip Club Issues Own Cryptocurrency Token

    | 2017/05/02 1:00 pm
  • Decred is a cryptocurrency project and platform built with the sole purpose of granting its participants the power to guide the ecosystem. This democratic design eliminates the possibility of interference from separate entities or governments. Control in the Hands of the Community The much-anticipated recent release of Decred v1.0 marks the beginning of direct community consensus voting. Decred will be the first cryptocurrency to reappropriate its governing control away from a centralized authority to the

    Decred, The World’s First Fully Democratic Cryptocurrency Platform, Receives an Upgrade

    | 2017/04/30 12:00 pm
  • The Ethereum Classic team addressed the current ICO hype, warning against “manipulative crowdsale tactics,” while promising not to vouch for coin offerings “in the same capacity” as the Ethereum Foundation.  Ethereum Classic on ‘Irrational Appcoin Exuberance’ The Ethereum Classic development team has shared its opinion on what Nick Tomaino’s called, the “Irrational Appcoin Exuberance.” This exuberance is currently seen in Ethereum and may soon come to Ethereum Classic as more capital flows into the network. Citing concerns regarding

    Ethereum Classic Takes Stance Against ‘Manipulative Crowdsale Tactics’

    | 2017/04/27 8:30 am