カテゴリー: Startups

Growing Number of Crypto Companies Operating From Belarus

Growing Number of Crypto Companies Operate From BelarusA number of cryptocurrency businesses are now based in the Belarus Hi-Tech Park after the government in Minsk legalized crypto-related activities for its residents. Registering an entity in the special economic zone was supposed to be a straightforward process, but clearer guidelines and detailed regulations are still needed to attract more investors. Also read: Huobi […]

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Huobi Opens Office in Russia, Plans Startup Accelerator and Mining Hotels

Huobi Opens Office in Russia, Plans Startup Accelerator and Mining HotelsThe Russian branch of digital asset exchange Huobi is scheduled to open on Nov. 12 with a Russian-language website and local support services. The global cryptocurrency company wants to support Russian startups and mining projects, in addition to launching an educational program. Also read: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to Create Infrastructure for Cryptocurrency Assets New […]

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Huobi Launches in Australia Offering 10 AUD Pairs

Huobi Launches in Australia Offering 10 AUD PairsCrypto exchange Huobi has started trading in Australia with 10 pairs against the AUD, including bitcoin cash (BCH). More trading pairs will be added in the future. The platform also plans to partner with local startups through its investment fund and a subsidiary. Also read: Switzerland Considers Granting Crypto Businesses Access to Banking Services Huobi […]

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Switzerland Considers Granting Crypto Businesses Access to Banking Services

Switzerland Considers Granting Crypto Businesses Access to Banking ServicesCrypto companies based in Switzerland may receive access to regular banking services as early as this year. Political will and economic wisdom seem to be in place as some government officials and bankers are already working to resolve a serious issue. Swiss banks have been refusing accounts to firms from the growing crypto industry. Also […]

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Five Firms Hit by ‘Crypto-Sweep’ in Alabama as Regulators Step up Operation

Five Firms Hit by ‘Crypto-Sweep’ in Alabama as Regulators Step up OperationCease and desist letters have been sent to five crypto companies operating in Alabama, as part of the ongoing “Operation Crypto-Sweep.” The campaign, led by the North American Securities Administrators Association, is targeting ICO projects and blockchain startups suspected of fraudulent activities and violations of existing securities laws. Actions have been taken already by NASAA […]

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Blockchain Projects Live a Little Over a Year on Average, China Claims

Blockchain Projects Live a Little Over a Year on Average, China ClaimsThe majority of blockchain projects have a short life span, averaging a little over one year, according to a report by Chinese researchers. Less than a tenth of the examined projects in the study are still active, a local official revealed at a big data expo in the city of Guizhou. Beijing, however, has recently […]

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Blind Denial of Cryptocurrencies Leads Nowhere, Bank of Lithuania Says

Blind Denial of Cryptocurrencies Leads Nowhere, Bank of Lithuania SaysThe central bank of Lithuania has started discussions on regulations with crypto businesses and commercial banks. The reluctance to understand the world of cryptocurrencies leads nowhere, its fintech coordinator said during a meeting in Vilnius. Lithuanian projects have attracted 10% of ICO investments last year, the local community claims. Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin enjoy a growing […]

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Estimate: Crypto Investments in Russia Reached $200 Million Last Year

Estimate: Crypto Investments in Russia Reached $200 Million Last YearCryptocurrency investments in Russian startups have increased 10 times in 2017 when entrepreneurs set in motion more than 100 crypto-funded projects, according to a new estimate. Ordinary working people, however, remain wary. Only 8% of them would like to see their salaries paid partially in crypto. Nevertheless, Russians are optimistic about bitcoin and most of […]

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French Entrepreneur’s Case to Overturn the Bitlicense Dismissed

French Entrepreneur's Case to Overturn the Bitlicense DismissedThis week the longstanding New York Supreme Court case involving the state’s Bitlicense was dismissed. The lone bitcoin entrepreneur, Theo Chino, who has been fighting in court for years, relentlessly trying to get the regulatory framework created by Ben Lawsky overturned, says he will appeal the decision. Also read: African Central Banks Should Ditch Dollar, […]

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PR: UTRUST Attending Blockchain Conferences in Europe, Asia and North America Ahead of November 2nd ICO

UTRUST-Blockchain-PaymentsTwo weeks ahead of its ICO on November 2nd 2017 (2pm UTC), cryptocurrency payments solution UTRUST has confirmed participation in key blockchain conferences across Europe, North America and Asia. These represent ongoing efforts to raise awareness and build new partnerships as part of UTRUST’s bid to be the world’s leading digital and blockchain payment platform.

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