Global Blockchain Services Firm WACHSMAN Recruits Key Executives from Jefferies and J.P. Morgan to Lead New Strategy Division

  Wachsman amplifies service offerings beyond public relations and events management with first major agency expansion   NEW YORK, NY — June 12, 2018 — Wachsman, one of the world’s leading blockchain professional services firms, has hired senior bankers from investment banks Jefferies and J.P. Morgan to lead a new blockchain strategy and advisory division. Formerly Senior Vice President, Technology Investment Banking Group at Jefferies, Michael Chang joins Wachsman as Managing Director and will lead the firm’s new Strategic Advisory Group in New York.     Chang will be supported…

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ECoinmerce To Accept McAfee Redemption Unit Currency

Showing support for the blockchain influencer as well as his new crypto-backed fiat currency Singapore – ECoinmerce, the world’s first decentralized and tokenized E-commerce marketplace, today announces they will accept the McAfee Redemption Unity (MRU) currency for all products available to purchase or pre-order on the ECoinmerce Marketplace Preview.     The currency is intended to reserve personal time with blockchain influencer John McAfee. According to McAfee, who last week tweeted about ECoinmerce platform, users can redeem the currency by appearing at an address in Mexico between 1-3 PM to…

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Essential Tools for the Crypto / Bitcoin Trader

In search of the Crypto Moon More than 1800 currencies and 5000 exchanges makes the crypto trading world a minefield for the new and even the experienced trader. In this article we aim to give you a handy reference guide of resources that will help you to navigate these treacherous waters.   Information: Information is the chief currency of the trader without quality information a trader does not have anything to work with and the right information that the right time can make a trader a fortune. There is a…

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Colony launches $25K Global Hackathon to celebrate release of colonyJS JavaScript Library

Online hackathon draws 16 top judges from blockchain industry, in collaboration with Blockgeeks, Maker, and Gitcoin   Colony, the Ethereum blockchain based project building a platform for the future of work, has launched a global hackathon to coincide with the release of the colonyJS JavaScript library. Supported by the Colony team, participants will gain first use of the new tools, with submissions judged between 25th–28th June by a panel of 16 expert judges including Alex Van de Sande of the Ethereum Foundation, Ryan Selkis of Messari, and Taylor Monahan of…

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Castbox to Introduce Built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet In-App

San Francisco, CA – Top tier cross-platform podcast app Castbox, will roll out a new cryptocurrency wallet, BoxWallet, to its 16 million users on June 1st. BoxWallet will be built into the Castbox app, allowing users to easily send and receive both ETH and BOX tokens without leaving the app.       With the introduction of BoxWallet, Castbox will become the first among global mainstream digital content apps to embrace native cryptocurrency within the app. Compared with standalone cryptocurrency apps, such as Coinbase or Jaxx, BoxWallet will link cryptocurrency with…

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ECoinmerce Launches Rat Poison Squared Coin

SINGAPORE – ECoinmerce, the world’s first decentralized and tokenized E-commerce marketplace, today announces the Rat Poison Squared cryptocurrency. After receiving overwhelming interest in the humorous Rat Poison Squared clothing line, the company has launched a free token for Bitcoin enthusiasts to continue showing their support.     The token, which is available for free on the ECoinmerce website, has a total supply of 21M to mirror Bitcoin’s total supply. One thousand free tokens are available to the first thousand visitors to the site, to be followed by an additional 300…

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ICO projects need Adoption to Survive

ICO’s are booming and according to Coinschedule, in 2018 YTD, a Total: $9,066,011,422 has been raised by a total number of 348 ICO’s…. and counting.     As can be noted, the number of ICO’s being launched continues to grow as innovators and entrepreneurs introduce their technology.  ICO’s, however, were dealt a blow in 2018 when Google, Facebook, Twitter and others banned and shut down blockchain and crypto adverts – the market dynamics have most definitely changed.   One of the biggest problems a new ICO project team can have…

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Game Changer: Ultra Announces Platform to Revolutionize Gaming Industry

Former Xbox, Atari, Dell, Unity, Uber and Time Warner Executives Join Forces to Create Ultra – The blockchain-powered platform aims to shake up the games distribution industry by putting the power back into the hands of developers and players.     Tallinn, Estonia — May 30, 2018 — Ultra, the Estonian-based company building a first-class PC game publishing platform and marketplace, today announced its platform which aims to put an end to the current distribution monopoly.   “The success of Steam, Google and Apple’s app stores over the last decade means…

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Blockparty launches to the public following its first use during Elements Lakewood Music Festival over Memorial Day Weekend

NEW YORK, May 30, 2018 – Blockparty, a leader in blockchain-based live event ticketing, has launched its new ticketing platform, available now for download in the Apple App Store. Founded by top executives from the live events and blockchain industries, Blockparty leverages the power of blockchain technology to eliminate common frustrations with the current ticket purchasing experience such as ticket fraud, lengthy event check-in protocols, and predatory secondary market resellers.   Shiv Madan, CEO of Blockparty, said “We want to rid the world of ticket bots and scalpers. We also…

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German cocktail bar chain rolls out loyalty program on the blockchain

Zug, Switzerland — May 30, 2018 – Recipe for Success: Sausalitos Announces Blockchain-Powered Loyalty Program  —  Germany´s leading cocktail bar and restaurant chain, Sausalitos, has revealed it will roll out a new loyalty program, creating a blockchain-based cryptocurrency in the process.     Sausalito’s ERC20 token, the Sausalitos Coin, will be offered through the qiibee infrastructure, a specialized plug and play solution for loyalty programs on the established Ethereum blockchain.   Customers who download the Sausalitos app will earn Sausalitos Coins every time they make a purchase at the restaurant, simply…

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