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News

Kakao Follows $90M ICO With Fresh $90M Funding Goal

South Korean internet giant Kakao Corp has seen major success during its private initial coin offering (ICO) and will raise more funds this week.  Kakao Doubles Down As Bloomberg...

Esther Kim | Mar 11, 2019 | 07:00
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Bitcoin

Korean Cryptocurrency Market Hinges on US Bitcoin ETF Decision

According to the Korea Herald, the U.S. Bitcoin ETF decision will shape the mood of the cryptocurrency market in the country. The All-Important Bitcoin ETF Decision It isn’t only the...

Christina Comben | Feb 21, 2019 | 10:00
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Markets and Prices

Study: Asia Has More Impact on Bitcoin Price Than America and Europe

With events like SEC approval for Bitcoin ETFs and the introduction of cryptocurrency derivatives, it is easy to imagine the market being driven by news out of the United States...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Dec 20, 2018 | 20:00
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Bitcoin Regulation

South Korea Approves Its First Cryptocurrency Exchange Upbit

South Korea’s Internet and Security Agency (KISA) awarded Upbit an information security management system (ISMS) license, for its strong infrastructure.  Upbit Becomes First...

Emilio Janus | Nov 27, 2018 | 11:00
News

Pure Bit Bamboozles Investors in $2.7 Million ICO Exit Scam

Pure Bit lured investors in with promises of a rewarding ICO then mysteriously vanished, taking 13,000 worth of ETH with them. There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute The South Korean...

Eustace Cryptus | Nov 13, 2018 | 10:00
Bithumb
News

Bithumb Launching US Securities Exchange with SeriesOne Partnership

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has joined the league of exchanges diversifying their international offerings by setting up a US securities trading platform.  Preempting...

Wilma Woo | Nov 01, 2018 | 12:30
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News

Cryptocurrency Trading Volume in South Korea Soars

After a quiet start to 2018 and a significant contraction in the middle of the year, there is a considerable increase in Korean won (KRW) cryptocurrency trades. Despite this increase...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 29, 2018 | 18:00
South Korea
News

South Korea Stands Firm: Won’t Legalize ICOs For Now

South Korea stood its ground on the matter of legalizing initial coin offerings (ICOs), reaffirming the ban that the country instituted last fall. ICO Ban Stands The Financial Services...

Georgi Georgiev | Oct 12, 2018 | 13:00
News

South Korean Exchange Bithumb Sells To Singapore Investor For $353...

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has sold to a Singapore entity with the aim of releasing new services and stablecoins.  Officials Finalize Majority...

Wilma Woo | Oct 12, 2018 | 03:30
News

South Korean Postal Service Seeks Goldman Sachs’ Crypto Know-How

South Korea’s national postal service is meeting with Goldman Sachs’ cryptocurrency research team at the end of September. The country’s postal service revealed its intentions to...

Georgi Georgiev | Sep 07, 2018 | 10:00
News

South Korea: Trading Volume Soars as Bithumb Reopens to New Customers

Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has announced it will resume accepting new user accounts after resolving a dispute with its banking partner. Month-Long Impasse Ends...

Wilma Woo | Aug 29, 2018 | 09:00
News

South Korea Allocates One Trillion Won for Blockchain Technology in...

South Korea is showing a greater interest towards the field of cryptocurrencies, budgeting upwards of one trillion won (around $880 million) for the fields of blockchain technology...

Georgi Georgiev | Aug 16, 2018 | 02:00

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