• ICOs and cryptocurrency startups have been slumping recently due to the bearish signs which were seen in the first quarter of 2018. However, Basis, a promising start-up, has broken that trend by raising over $133 Million U.S. in private funding. A cryptocurrency startup by the name of Basis (formerly named Basecoin), has just announced that they have raised over $133 Million dollars in funding from well-known venture capitalist firms. Three Princeton grads just got $133

    Venture Captalists Pour $133 Million into Stablecoin Startup

    | 2018/04/20 2:30 am
  • Listing properties for Bitcoin is an emerging trend. Now, one cryptocurrency believer is opening up his six-story brick-and-mortar home on New York’s Upper East Side for purchase with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple. Living Large If you’re a resident of New York and looking to move up to the big leagues, a 22-foot-wide, six-story, marble-and-limestone house at East 76th Street near Fifth Avenue is now available for purchase with the three leading cryptocurrencies. The property in

    Got $45 Million in Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Ripple? Buy a House Near Fifth Avenue

    | 2018/04/19 8:30 pm
  • Paxful, the cryptocurrency P2P finance platform, realizes the key role Bitcoin plays in providing a steadying influence to developing markets, such as Africa or South America, that feature dire economic systems. Many people are lucky to live in a country that has a stable economic system. Individuals living in Japan, the United States, or Germany don’t worry about rampant inflation, a national infrastructure that is at the point of collapse, or the availability of basic

    Paxful Understands Bitcoin Is a Steadying Influence in Developing Markets

    | 2018/04/18 9:15 pm
  • In an official International Monetary Fund Blog post yesterday, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde showered positive sentiment on the cryptocurrency market, though also cautioned against both “crypto-condemnation” and “crypto-euphoria.” Instead, the French lawyer suggests taking a rational, clear-minded approach towards the regulation of digital assets. ‘A Significant Impact’ The cryptocurrency market is absolutely brimming with fraudulent projects, which will never actually see the light of day. But there are still players that will have an

    IMF’s Lagarde: Bitcoin ‘Could Have a Significant Impact on How We Save’

    | 2018/04/17 12:30 pm
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Darren Marble, CEO of CrowdfundX, a fintech marketing firm that uses artificial intelligence and digital marketing to help its clients acquire retail investors and shareholders at scale. His company was responsible for designing, producing, and marketing historic Reg A+ IPOs to NASDAQ, NYSE, and OTC Markets Group, as well as Security Token Offers (STOs) such as KodakCoin. I predict that NASDAQ, the NYSE, or OTC Markets Group will launch a token market.

    ‘I Think ICO is a Dirty Word’ – Lessons in Compliance from KodakCoin (Interview)

    | 2018/04/17 8:00 am
  • Taking losses in a bear market is no fun. Luckily, there are ways to earn passive income that are unaffected by the cryptocurrency market’s innate volatility. One of those ways is through AirPod profit-sharing. AirPod Offers a Stable Passive Income Stream The cryptocurrency and blockchain marketplace can be a volatile place. However, not all investments in the space are prone to wild swings in valuation. Some, like AirPod’s ICO, are immune to the negative consequences

    AirPod’s Passive Income Immune to Bear Market

    | 2018/04/16 1:30 am
  • AirPod is making it possible to earn passively with its native token APOD. With the pre-sale rapidly approaching, the project will provide its contributors with a way to earn serious, stable, and regular, month-over-month passive income through an ICO that’s entirely immune to bear market trends. The project’s unique ecosystem will help it shape up one of the most lucrative and reliable business opportunities out there. AirPod will avail its native token called APOD. While

    ICO With Crypto / Earn Passive Crypto-Income with AirPod – the World’s Best Sleeping Pod

    | 2018/04/13 3:30 am
  • Credit Suisse’s latest estimates indicate that for the first time the richest 1% own 50.1% of all global wealth, a proportion that’s likely to move to the richest 1% owning two-thirds of global wealth by 2030. World’s Rich Getting Richer Global wealth inequality had improved between 2000 and the financial crisis of 2007-2008 but the trend since has seen global wealth statistics shifting. The top 1% of individuals have gained a greater proportion of the

    Bitcoin’s Richest Could Own a Significant Part of Global Wealth

    | 2018/04/09 3:00 pm
  • AirPod offers many benefits.  It’s a safe and secure escape away from the noise and bustle of their airport, as well as being a space to relax and rejuvenate while you’re waiting for that delayed flight.  The platform itself also offers its members different ways to be a part of its profits and success. AirPod offers a unique ecosystem which helps make it one of the most profitable and stable business opportunities out there.  A

    How Being a Part of the AirPod Ecosystem Can Actually Make You Money

    | 2018/04/07 8:30 pm
  • Alexander Borodich, CEO of Universa.io and “business angel of year 2016,” shares a few tips on investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for 2018. [Editor’s note: This article was submitted by guest author: Alexander Borodich, CEO Universa.io, venture investor, and Forbes contributor who also has a Ph.D. in mathematics and electronics.] Cryptocurrencies, as decentralized systems of electronic cash, drastically changed our approach to payment instruments, saving investments, and attracting capital. We have seen how the Bitcoin price has risen by more than

    4 Tips for Investing in Cryptocurrencies: What to Be Aware of in 2018

    | 2018/04/07 3:30 am
  • While countries like the United States and China aim to restrict Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Japan is firmly on the path towards legalizing the popular (and, at times, controversial) fundraising method. Japan Preps ICO Guidelines Japan is leading the charge in the effort to effectively regulate Initial Coin Offerings while ensuring positive growth and investor protection in the cryptocurrency space. According to a report written by the government-backed ICO Business Research Group and published by

    Japan Unveils Guidelines to Legalize Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

    | 2018/04/05 11:00 am
  • Bitcoin has become a $10 billion daily market in 2018, with the total sent using the cryptocurrency since 2009 adding up to a giant $6 trillion. $10 Billion Per Day Data from several resources compiled and uploaded to Twitter by metrics commentator Josiah Hernandez April 3 shows that regardless of price slumps, Bitcoin’s popularity endures. “Anyone doubting bitcoin’s role as a medium of exchange is clearly not looking at the data,” he commented. Just as

    Bitcoin: Over $6 Trillion Served with a $10 Billion Daily Market

    | 2018/04/04 7:00 pm
  • The market cap of Japanese online broker Monex Group shot up 20% April 3 after rumors spread about it buying troubled cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck. Monex Shares Surge 20% Data from Bloomberg currently circling social media shows the company attaining a market cap of $1 billion, up from $800 million. Shares had made gains from 344 to 424 yen per piece. The news, originally reported by Nikkei but which Monex has not yet officially confirmed, comes

    Monex Shares Soar Amid Rumor of Buying Coincheck Bitcoin Exchange

    | 2018/04/03 10:00 am
  • Russia’s Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications (MinComSvyaz) has prepared guidelines for issuing digital tokens, commonly known as Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Russia Develops ICO Guidelines Russia appears to be readying regulations of blockchain technology and Initial Coin Offerings, refraining from an outright ban, as the world’s biggest country by territory looks to benefit from the surging popularity of ICOs. What’s more, Russia is positioning its national currency, the Ruble, to play an integral part in the

    Russia Unveils ICO Regulations, Underpinned by the Ruble

    | 2018/04/02 5:00 am
  • HealthHeart has taken another step towards improving and securing EHR (Electronic Health Record) offerings with the distribution of their tokens. The company has also announced plans to rebrand themselves following the distribution. The Next Generation EHR In the wake of the nationwide initiative to transition patient records to EHR (Electronic Health Record) systems in the United States, Chicago based company HealthHeart is looking to revolutionize how those records are stored and utilized using blockchain technology.

    HealthHeart Confirms Token Distribution and Rebranding Efforts

    | 2018/03/31 8:30 pm
  • The cryptocurrency market has entered a full-fledged state of depression, leaving many long-time investors frustrated and many first-time investors downright furious. However, the worst is almost certainly over. A hard fall Many uneducated cryptocurrency investors lump the major market players — Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Ripple (XRP), and possibly Bitcoin Cash (BCH) — into the same category, even though there are fundamental and core differences between these cryptocurrencies. That group, according to Linda

    Double-Bottom? ‘Substantial Funds’ Waiting for Crypto Collapse to Complete

    | 2018/03/31 12:00 pm
  • One of Bitcoin’s inherent virtues is being inflation-resistant. This unique feature might be essential to help countries interested in adopting a passive monetary policy. Bitcoin Controls the Inflation Rate Only 21 million bitcoins will ever be mined. Therefore, Bitcoin is illiquid. However, Satoshi Nakamoto, purportedly the creator of Bitcoin, intentionally established this lack of liquidity to make the cryptocurrency inflation-resistant and to incentivize Bitcoin miners. According to Professor Max Raskin, Bitcoin’s pre-commitment to an inflation

    Bitcoin Is Ideal for Countries Adopting a Passive Monetary Policy

    | 2018/03/31 2:00 am
  • A movie about an ex-computer hacker and some stolen bitcoin is set to become the first feature film released on a blockchain. Meanwhile, some are suggesting that this could signal a potential end to piracy within the industry. Hackers? Stolen bitcoin? Don’t get too excited. Aside from the bitcoin, the basic premise of the film seems like fairly standard rom-com material. An ex-hacker is posing as a postman to steal mail. He opens a letter

    Indie Movie to Debut on Qtum Blockchain, Airdrop Tokens to Viewers

    | 2018/03/30 7:30 pm
  • A Russian bank may make a pioneering step for the country in allowing its investors to invest in cryptocurrency this year, reports claim. Gazprombank VP: There Is Demand For Crypto Various local media outlets today quote Gazprombank senior vice president Aleksandr Sobol as saying “some kind of pilot” scheme involving cryptocurrency might surface as soon as the end of 2018. Gazprom is a state-owned Russian bank, the third largest bank in the country by assets

    Russian State-Owned Gazprombank to Pilot Cryptocurrency Service

    | 2018/03/30 11:00 am
  • Bitfinex, which is currently the 5th largest cryptocurrency exchange by 24-hour volumes, is contemplating at Switzerland as its new potential humble abode. Weighing its Options The Swiss-German weekly publication Handelszeitung reported (German) on Tuesday that Bitfinex wants to establish its HQ in Switzerland, citing company’s CEO Jean-Louis van der Velde directly: We are looking for a new home for Bitfinex and the parent company iFinex, where we want to merge the operations previously spread over

    Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Searches for ‘New Home’, Sets Sights on Switzerland

    | 2018/03/29 12:00 pm
  • After a long day of crypto trading, we all look forward to a nice, relaxing meal around the dinner table. But there is nothing relaxing about what is going on in the world today. Even bigger, perhaps, than the ICO scams and constant upheaval in the cryptocurrency market, something else is waiting for us… Okay, we can’t actually have smart contracts and blockchain at the dinner table, but NAgriTech has found a way to use

    Smart Contracts and Blockchain at Your Dinner Table? It’s More Possible Than You Think

    | 2018/03/29 3:00 am
  • The global unbanked have been frozen out of most economic ecosystems, but Paxful is changing this through the selling of gift cards on their cryptocurrency exchange. The rich and elite have a lot of options when it comes to economic decisions. They can invest in gold, stocks, bonds, precious gems, artwork, real estate, automobiles, and cryptocurrency. The only snag they face is the wait to convert the value of one asset into another, but such

    Gift Cards and Paxful Offer Economic Options to the Global Unbanked

    | 2018/03/18 1:00 pm
  • France’s financial markets authority AMF has created its own blacklist of cryptocurrency websites, which unlawfully target French investors. Lawbreakers Yesterday, France’s financial market authority AMF published its list of 15 websites, which unlawfully ask individuals in the European country to invest in cryptocurrencies and digital assets. Additionally, the AMF has reminded potential investors that digital-currency-related businesses are subject to Sapin II law and that the following websites listed are not compliant. The AMF names the

    France Publishes First Cryptocurrency Black List

    | 2018/03/16 9:00 pm