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Kraken Acquires British Derivatives Platform Crypto Facilities

Kraken Acquires British Derivatives Platform Crypto FacilitiesCryptocurrency exchange Kraken has acquired Crypto Facilities, a British digital asset trading platform and index provider, in an undisclosed “nine-figure” deal. The acquisition means that Kraken will now be able to offer both spot and futures trading in bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, litecoin and ethereum while boosting revenue by attracting institutional customers. Also read: Cryptocurrency […]

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Pavel Durov Closes UK-Based Company Telegram Messenger LLP

Pavel Durov Closes UK-Based Company Telegram Messenger LLPRussian-born entrepreneur Pavel Durov is liquidating Telegram Messenger LLP, the Britain-based company behind the popular messaging service Telegram. The same entity is registered as the messenger’s operator in the Russian Federation, where Telegram is currently banned. Also read: 5 Crypto Exchanges Have Been Licensed in Gibraltar Since Regulation Application for Voluntary Strike Off Filed in […]

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Pavel Durov Closes UK-Based Company Telegram Messenger LLP

Pavel Durov Closes UK-Based Company Telegram Messenger LLPRussian-born entrepreneur Pavel Durov is liquidating Telegram Messenger LLP, the Britain-based company behind the popular messaging service Telegram. The same entity is registered as the messenger’s operator in the Russian Federation, where Telegram is currently banned. Also read: 5 Crypto Exchanges Have Been Licensed in Gibraltar Since Regulation Application for Voluntary Strike Off Filed in […]

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Pavel Durov Closes UK-Based Company Telegram Messenger LLP

Pavel Durov Closes UK-Based Company Telegram Messenger LLPRussian-born entrepreneur Pavel Durov is liquidating Telegram Messenger LLP, the Britain-based company behind the popular messaging service Telegram. The same entity is registered as the messenger’s operator in the Russian Federation, where Telegram is currently banned. Also read: 5 Crypto Exchanges Have Been Licensed in Gibraltar Since Regulation Application for Voluntary Strike Off Filed in […]

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UK Crypto Ventures Raised Over $255 Million VC Funding in 2018

UK Crypto Ventures Raised Over $255 Million VC Funding in 2018Brexit and the sharp downturn in the cryptocurrency markets have not been able to stop the growth of the British crypto industry. End of year figures show that crypto-related companies in the United Kingdom have raised a total of over £200 million ($255.2 million) in capital venture funding during 2018. Also Read: Banking Agency Advises […]

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UK Crypto Ventures Raised Over $255 Million VC Funding in 2018

UK Crypto Ventures Raised Over $255 Million VC Funding in 2018Brexit and the sharp downturn in the cryptocurrency markets have not been able to stop the growth of the British crypto industry. End of year figures show that crypto-related companies in the United Kingdom have raised a total of over £200 million ($255.2 million) in capital venture funding during 2018. Also Read: Banking Agency Advises […]

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The Daily: Epic Founder Addresses Fortnite Crypto Rumors, Robinhood Recruiting in London

The Daily: Epic Founder Addresses Fortnite Crypto Rumors, Robinhood Recruiting in LondonIn today’s edition of The Daily we cover reports that Robinhood is working under the radar to hire staff in London for an expansion into the U.K., an auction of seized cryptocurrency in Northern Ireland, and comments from the founder of Fortnite developer Epic Games about rumored cryptocurrency partnerships. Also Read: Mckinsey: Despite Billions of […]

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67 Cryptocurrency Companies Probed by UK Regulator

67 Cryptocurrency Companies Probed by UK RegulatorThe U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has reportedly provided an update of its investigations of crypto companies. A total of 67 inquiries were launched, 49 of which have been closed, leaving 18 businesses currently under investigation. The UK government has reportedly said it is ready to give power to the FCA to regulate the crypto […]

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Report: Over 300 British Blockchain Companies Shut Down in 2018

Report: At Least 340 UK Crypto Companies Shut Down in 2018The demise of 2017’s cryptocurrency bull market, the rapid collapse of ICOs, and the fizzling out of corporate blockchain hype have made 2018 a challenging year for many startups operating in the crypto sector. A new report from the U.K. helps quantify the global slowdown. Also Read: Spot Develops New Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Portfolio App […]

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Report: Over 300 British Blockchain Companies Shut Down in 2018

Report: At Least 340 UK Crypto Companies Shut Down in 2018The demise of 2017’s cryptocurrency bull market, the rapid collapse of ICOs, and the fizzling out of corporate blockchain hype have made 2018 a challenging year for many startups operating in the crypto sector. A new report from the U.K. helps quantify the global slowdown. Also Read: Spot Develops New Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Portfolio App […]

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