Category: Light Side

Chainalysis Has Raised $30M In Series B Funding

Chainalysis is a startup, which focuses on crypto transaction analysis. It’s very telling that amid all the negativity, the company with an interest in the crypto market has raised sufficient funds. As it’s CEO, Michael Gronager, said: “The investment and the timing of it show that, despite fluctuating prices, there is quite a strong conviction …

Bitcoin Was Sent… Via Radio!

To all the naysayers – the future is now! Because yes, the Bitcoin was sent via radio waves – no Internet connection, no satellite – and it just happened! Actually, it doesn’t matter why and how, the thing is – crypto enthusiasts did it! Nick Szabo, in particular, is absolutely loving it. This is not …

Bitcoin Will Be The Currency Of Internet

That’s according to my man Jack Dorsey, Twitter and Square CEO. He has made this statement at the Joe Rogan podcast, which has more than 4.4M subscribers. That’s what Jack said: “I believe the Internet will have a native currency and I don’t know if it’s Bitcoin. I think it will be [Bitcoin] given all …

Blue Ocean Capital Duped Investor into Buying $2M in MCash Coins

One of the investors just flies a lawsuit against  the NY based investment firm called Blue Ocean Capital Group. According to the claim, the plaintiff, a Chinese citizen and California resident was screwed by the firm when he has transferred $2 million to invest the money in MCash. You don’t need to be a crypto …

The Isle Of Man Presents: Global Blockchain Office, Regulatory Sandbox

My next destination is decided: the Isle Of Man. This is a self-governing British Crown dependency situated in the Irish Sea (between Great Britain and Ireland). The description alone is a reason enough to visit this place, but there is more to it. An advisory body for the IoM has launched the Blockchain Office – …

Kraken Has Bought Futures Startup For At Least $100M

The startup in question is called Crypto Facilities and is registered with the UK FCA (Financial Conduct Authority). This deal will allow Kraken to offer its customers the following: trade spot and open positions providing exposure to the future movements of crypto price. Moreover, with this acquisition Kraken has opened the door to the European …

Facebook Buys Chainspace

Finally, Facebook has made its first acquisition in the blockchain world. It acquired Chainspace, which is true gem in terms of human resources. It has been founded by a group of researchers from the University College of London and working on a decentralized smart contract platform. As Cheddar reports, the acquisition was made in order …

Kin vs. SEC

Initial coin offering is so common nowadays and probably that is why the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission keeps strickening the regulations when it comes to ICOs. It is obvious to everyone that SEC officials have a huge grudge on ICOs. Who knows, maybe some of them had not so good experience investing in crypto. …

BitTorrent: A Crowdsale Completed In 14 Minutes

Or, in 14 minutes 41 seconds, according to BitTorrent official Twitter. Other sources state that the crowdfunding was over in less than 18 minutes. Who cares, on the hand? It’s a wow result, nonetheless. Binance’s CEO went even further, saying that the whole event would have taken just seconds, but a technical glitch prevented the …

There Are Now 750 Companies In The European Crypto Valley

We’re starting this week with exciting news from Switzerland: the number of Crypto Valley residents, actually, expanded and now consists of 750 crypto-related companies. “Crypto winter,” they say? Not for Zug, clearly. This number reflects a 20% growth, registered in Q4 2018 – the toughest period in crypto history. Companies in top 50 are valued …