• As UK-based X Real Estate Development (XRED) enters into the second week of its ICO, community interest continues to build amid the announcement of their first proposed development project. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] What is XRED? XRED is the first cryptocurrency fund to focus specifically on real estate development and investment. Their unique investment platform, which is built on the Ethereum blockchain, utilizes asset tokenization to convert the rights to a physical asset

    XRED Enters Week 2 of its ICO, Announces First Development Project

    | 2017/11/07 8:30 pm
  • SportyFi has added Bitcoin pioneer Charlie Shrem as an advisor shortly before the decentralized sports ecosystem begins its ICO on November 21st.  [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Sports is often a world of dreams. Young children dream of one day playing in the big game where they make the winning score, and this dream helps sustain them through their journey from youth to, hopefully, college and then professional sports. Fans dream of doing more

    SportyFi Adds Charlie Shrem as Advisor Before ICO Launch

    | 2017/11/06 4:45 pm
  • Russia-based farming cooperative announced the successful launch of its BioCoin ICO on November 1, 2017. In the first 12 hours, the ICO managed to raise close to $500,000 USD. BioCoin has the distinction of being the first token sale to be held in full compliance with Russian laws and is expected to become the poster child for the future regulation of ICOs in Russia. The ICO, which runs through December 1, 2017, follows a wildly

    LavkaLavka’s BioCoin ICO Underway, Raises Nearly $500,000 in First 12 Hours

    | 2017/11/03 11:45 am
  • VPNs have become increasingly important in providing encrypted data transfers, and Privatix is looking to fundamentally change the industry with a blockchain-based VPN network allowing people to buy and sell bandwidth. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Protecting Yourself in a Digital World We live in a world where our entire lives are online. Everything from your shopping cart and pictures to friends, to more sensitive information such as bank account passwords and credit card

    Why VPNs are Important and How Privatix Looks to Revolutionize the Industry

    | 2017/11/02 6:45 pm
  • Blockchain technology is revolutionizing the business world, from smart contracts to decentralized data storage, and Dragonchain is helping businesses, both big and small, effortlessly take advantage of this new technology. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Blockchain technology is leading an online revolution, and many companies are taking notice. The vast potential in recordkeeping, smart contracts, and automated payment systems has businesses working hard to jump onto the blockchain bandwagon. Major corporations, such as IBM

    Dragonchain – How the Blockchain is Poised to Revolutionize BaaS

    | 2017/11/01 9:00 pm
  • Holding cryptocurrency is all very well, but these days it hardly seems to be used to pay for anything. Merchant uptake is slower than the momentum needed to reach the mainstream. The merchants still take cash, but transferring between the two is an extra step that we could do without. Paycent may just be the crypto-fiat bridge we are looking for, with a whole host of other benefits too. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] What

    Paycent – The Easiest Way to Connect Crypto and Fiat

    | 2017/11/01 2:30 pm
  • Kubera is an innovative platform for playing online games with a cryptocurrency. Kubera team uses the Ethereum blockchain to provide a cryptographically secure payment system and provably fair gambling with smart contracts for games in the future phases of the project. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The Kubera platform aims to: Eliminate Player Deposit Risk Kubera will enable players to have full custody over their funds by using Ethereum smart contracts to escrow tournament

    Kubera: Innovative Gaming Platform Powered by Ethereum Blockchain

    | 2017/11/01 12:15 pm
  • Chicago, Illinois-based HealthHeart aims to transform the management and security of electronic health records through its innovative blockchain-based EHR. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The Problem with EHRs Today In the United States alone over 96% of hospitals and 87% of office-based physicians use some form of EHR (Electronic Health Record) system. Despite this widespread adoption, most healthcare providers are unhappy with these systems. The most common challenges being reported include: Not user-friendly: Healthcare

    HealthHeart: Bringing Security, Usability, and Scalability to Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

    | 2017/10/31 10:16 pm
  • Confideal boasts a vibrant ecosystem where the core features of the integrated platform, such as smart contracts and arbitration, unite to form an application that is far more than just the sum of its parts. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] International trade has existed since ships first sailed upon the seas and caravans crossed mountains, but the increasing pace of technological innovation has led to a massive surge in international trade. Contracts and manufacturing

    Confideal – More Than Just the Sum of Its Parts

    | 2017/10/31 3:45 pm
  • SportyFi has assembled an amazing team of professional, world-class athletes to serve as advisors to the upcoming blockchain-based, decentralized sports ecosystem. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] For many people around the world, sports is an integral part of their lives. Young athletes dream of becoming pros, fans love to cheer on their favorite team or club, and investors hope to share in the financial success of an industry that generates hundreds of billions of

    SportyFi Boasts an Impressive Roster of Sports Advisors

    | 2017/10/31 2:45 pm
  • BANKEX, founded in 2015 by Igor Khmel, Ilham Hatypov, and Dmitry Dolgov, aims to meet the demand of improving asset liquidity using a proprietary Proof of Asset protocol designed to enable information to be passed in real time directly to and from the blockchain. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] This technology is transferring the information about an asset to the blockchain enabling fast transactions and avoiding cumbersome rules and regulations of a traditional stock exchange. By

    Proof-of-Asset Protocol by BANKEX – a New Era in the History of Banking Services

    | 2017/10/31 1:00 pm
  • The world of professional sports features a high financial barrier for both young players and investors, but the upcoming SportyFi ICO will change that with the creation of a decentralized sports ecosystem where players, fans, and investors can mutually support each other in achieving their dreams. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Sports is an integral part of the human existence. People come together to root for their favorite team or player, and athletes show

    SportyFi Helps Athletes, Fans, and Investors to Realize Their Dreams

    | 2017/10/27 3:17 pm
  • UK-based X Real Estate Development (XRED) aims to shatter the barriers for entry into real estate investing through their groundbreaking cryptocurrency fund – the first of its kind for real estate development and investment. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Real estate investment has traditionally been the province of the already-wealthy. Who else but the wealthy could afford to purchase a property for several hundred thousand dollars (or more) and then sit back and hope

    XRED – The First Cryptocurrency Fund for Real Estate Development and Investment

    | 2017/10/27 12:00 pm
  • Kyiv, Ukraine – Law firm Axon Partners, in conjunction with cryptocurrency consulting firm ForkLog Consulting, have released an English-language version of their comprehensive report on the regulation of Bitcoin and Bitcoin-related businesses around the world. What’s in the Report Titled Bitcoin Regulation: Global Impact, National Lawmaking, the report, which was published in its original Russian language in February 2017, details the regulatory status of Bitcoin and Bitcoin-related businesses in Australia, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong,

    Axon Partners and Forklog Consulting Release 2016 Report on the State of Global Cryptocurrency Regulation

    | 2017/10/26 1:00 am
  • Technological innovation has helped fuel the current massive amount of global trade. With a click of a mouse button and an online video conference, trade deals can be hammered out with each participant never even having to leave their own office, much less their own country. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] However, those who regularly traffic in international trade are not yet taking advantage of all that blockchain technology has to offer in the

    Built-in Arbitration System is the Hallmark of Confideal

    | 2017/10/24 8:30 pm
  • Flixxo is changing the landscape of video sharing and challenging YouTube by combining BitTorrents and smart contracts to create the first legal, decentralized content distribution network. Their token sale begins on October 24, 2017, at 2 pm CET. Since Flixxo first burst onto the crypto scene in early September, people have been getting increasingly excited about the project, which is already being called the “decentralized YouTube”. Thanks to its unique monetization structure that rewards both

    Flixxo vs YouTube: The David and Goliath of Video Sharing Platforms

    | 2017/10/23 11:45 am
  • The rapid development of information technologies is affecting our daily lives – the way we communicate, do business, make purchases, carry out transactions, and monitor our health, are just a few examples of how our lives have been affected by technology. Obviously, every process in the financial service industry either is or will be affected by these changes. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The Essence of Securitization Securitization, by definition, is the transformation of

    From Securitization to Tokenization at the Edge of the New Era

    | 2017/10/22 11:30 am
  • If you have immigrated recently, it can be a tough task to get a credit or a credit card in a new place. I know it for sure as I changed several countries for the last three years following the expansion of my business — a fintech company and a social lending service provider MicroMoney. [Note: This is a sponsored article – written by Anton Dzyatkovsky, co-founder of MicroMoney] Even though in the previous country

    Immigrants: is it Possible to Get a Loan if You are New?

    | 2017/10/19 9:00 am
  • As the first “no coding needed” smart contract management platform, Confideal has a broad range of business applications, which we have touched on previously. As their November 2 ICO approaches, we explore Pre-ICO and ICO investing as a use-case scenario. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Since 2014, nearly $2.6 billion USD has been raised to fund projects through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Even more impressive than that is that over $2 billion of that

    Is Confideal About to Become the ICO Investor’s New Best Friend?

    | 2017/10/18 4:00 pm
  • Cryptolocator, a global marketplace for Ethereum trading, has announced the launch of its trading platform where users can securely trade Ether and other altcoins. With a current market cap of just over $30.6 billion, Ethereum is hands down the next most popular cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin. Unfortunately, most cryptocurrency trading platforms are “Bitcoin-first” and offer a limited number of ETH trading pairs. In fact, some don’t offer any ETH trading pairs at all. There is

    Cryptolocator Launches Global Ethereum Trading Platform

    | 2017/10/18 12:30 pm
  • Anton Dzyatkovsky, co-founder of MicroMoney, explains how blockchain technology and increasing internet penetration into previously untapped regions can help bring previously inaccessible financial services to the unbanked. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] I believe that the evolution of blockchain-based infrastructures and active Internet penetration in emerging markets enable the financial industry to provide services to a much larger audience than before. I have to put it simply — there is now an open path

    Crypto-economy: a Path for 2 Billion Unbanked Cash Adepts

    | 2017/10/18 11:00 am
  • MicroMoney COO and co-founder Sai Hnin Aung offers his thoughts on how blockchain technology can level the financial playing field for the 2.5 billion unbanked people in the world. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] I am completely sure that financial exclusion can really be eradicated. That has become possible due to the lending industry I have the honor to belong to. Our social business idea hasn’t arisen out of the blue. For centuries people have been

    Blockchain Changes Banking for the Unbanked

    | 2017/10/16 8:00 pm
  • In the wake of Snip’s recent partnership with Bancor, both platforms are looking to take their relationship to the next level with what they are calling a “mutual airdrop”. The airdrop, which is scheduled to take place on October 18, 2017, at 10 pm UTC, will reward holders of both BNT and SNIP with free tokens. Once the airdrop starts, anyone holding at least 300 BNT will automatically receive 450 free SnipCoins (SNIP). At the

    Snip – Bancor Airdrop Rewards Holders with Free Coins

    | 2017/10/16 6:45 pm