Category: Light Side

Galaxy Digital To Offer Loans To Crypto Wizkids

Crypto start-ups, rejoice! Galaxy Digital – Novogratz’s crypto merchant bank – is raising a whopping $250M to build a credit fund. This entity would offer loans to crypto-related start-ups and initiatives. To be eligible for the loan, a startup should provide a collateral – crypto tokens, crypto mining devices and so on. The report was …

BitTorrent’s Airdrop Will Start In February And Last Until 2025

Yes, that’s a 6-year long Airdrop. BitTorrent Foundation has announced via Twitter that the campaign will start on February 6. The airdrop will benefit both TRX and BTT holders. Just a reminder: BitTorrent was acquired by TRON’s Justin Sun in 2018. This news is actually big, not only for holders of those coins but for …

Status Quo is Shifting: NASDAQ will be tokenized

Great news, folks! Dx.exchange, an Estonian based exchange, is launching a new crypto platform that tokenizes the traditional stock market. Companies like Google, Facebook, Tesla, and Apple will be listed on the DX.exchange and will allow users to invest in real stocks. But that’s not it, folks. According to their press release, the platform will …

UN Is Into Crypto Too

Well, sort of. The organization has acknowledged the role of crypto and blockchain in global digitalization. That’s what they said in their 2018 report on the state of the global economy: “Cryptocurrencies represent a new frontier in digital finance and their popularity is growing. The decentralized networks for cryptocurrencies, bitcoin being a well-known example, can …

ICO Numbers You Should Know At The Beginning Of 2019

You’re all aware of the hysteria at the crypto market, forecasts of doom and gloom, etc. This is especially intense refarding ICOs and their perspectives. ICOs became so notorious that many projects erased the term from their websites/documentation/social media/tattoos/etc. Take a look at numbers and draw conclusions based on raw stats instead of over-exalted “analysis” …

US Professors To Launch Crypto Which Will Rival Visa

Wow, that is SOME statement, right? So, a bunch of (crazy) professors from leading US universities formed a Think Tank – that’s not that exciting, ok. But, these guys apparently created the fastest cryptocurrency which can rival Visa. The thing has a rather unsexy name – Unit-e coin. But check this out: it will be …

Vive La France! And It’s Tobacco Shops, too

So, France is about to give cryptocurrency a huge (or, as Donald Trump pronounces it “uuuuuuuuuge”) kick to push it to the mainstream. A guy called Adil Zakhar came with an idea to sell BTC… at the tobacco shops, of all places! You do know, what the tobacco shop is, right? It’s like a bizarre …

As Cryptocurrency Market Keeps Sucking Hard in 2018, Pantera’s Venture is 60% Up

Pantera Capital, a cryptocurrency investment firm based out of California, recently announced that while the market is in deep-deep dive, the venture capital is up and running. As it was mentioned in their letter to investors, the fund is nearly 60% up from Q1 to Q3. Of course, they didn’t forget to mention that all …

Happy Days! Crypto Market Sees Green. Santa did you do this?

Santa exists! Moreover, he owns crypto, that’s a fact. He has turned on his miracle-making machine and crypto market saw a much-coveted increase (and continues to do so). Here’s a round-up of what’s going on while you are wrapping your presents and fighting with cats over a Christmas tree safety. Bitcoin’s price is above $4,000 …

Asia’s Wealthiest Families Don’t Shy Away From Learning About Blockchain

“There are two herds of people in the blockchain. Those who want to get rich off crypto, and those who want to change the world with blockchain. I would like to associate myself with the second group.” These are the words of Anderson Tanoto, the director of the $18B Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) manufacturing corporation. …