Elevated Returns Closes $18M Tokenized Asset Offering of the St. Regis Aspen Report

Company also announces expansion into Southeast Asia via the acquisition of a Thai broker-dealer designed to spur distribution and origination of its real estate tokenization methodology.  Aspen Digital represents a landmark completed tokenized real estate offering, serving as the blueprint for future deals in the Security Token Space New York, NY – October 9, 2018 – Elevated Returns – an asset management company with an established track record of extracting alpha value out of its investments spanning real estate hospitality and consumer brands – today announced the $18M closing of Aspen…

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Esteemed Blockchain Executives Join Blockparty’s Board of Advisors to Propel Mass Adoption of Blockchain-based Event Ticketing

Alex Waters, Brian Kelly, and Marshall Hayner to help guide the strategic development and implementation of the new ticketing platform   NEW YORK, Blockparty, a blockchain-powered live events ticketing platform, has announced the appointment of three prominent executives in the blockchain space to its Board of Advisors. Following the public launch of Blockparty earlier the summer, Brian Kelly, CEO of BKCM LLC, Alex Waters, Advisor to Elm Labs, and Marshall Hayner, CEO and Founder of Metal Payments, will support with the strategic development and further implementation of the Blockparty platform.…

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JIENEM launches Blockchain-powered travel project ‘Discover X’ in Seoul, Korea

  Korean travel startup JIENEM had a successful DISCOVER X HOTEL meetup for hoteliers on September 13th, in Seoul, Korea   Korean travel startup, JIENEM, hosted a grand meetup ‘DISCOVER X HOTEL’ on September 13th in Seoul, Korea according to JIENEM officials on September 17th. More than 50 hotel brands’ CEOs, representatives, and high-level executives participated and showed significant interest at the event.   At the meetup, JIENEM explained how blockchain technology can impact the hotel and travel industry, and debuted its blockchain-powered travel project called ‘Discover X’.   Since…

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German Blockchain Startup MADANA opens the PRE-SALE of their PAX token

  Berlin, Germany – MADANA, the Market for Data Analysis, is a blockchain platform from Germany which protects your privacy and makes your data work for you. Their patent-pending ecosystem enables privacy-preserving data analysis, which is a major breakthrough in data science. Their PAX token Pre-Sale will officially start on September 1st, 2018 12:00 UTC+2.   MADANA is the first major project using the Lisk Blockchain platform. This marks a milestone in the recent token sale history since most token sales were conducted on the Ethereum Blockchain. Lisk is a non-profit organization, that aims to…

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Direct Global / Direct Co-Ops Announce Exciting New Partnership with Royal-Backed $575 Million ICO Tatatu

  Toronto based Direct Global / Direct Co-Ops has a surprise for small and medium-sized businesses across North America and they say it’s something businesses around the world will soon be able to take advantage of.     Direct announced an exciting new partnership with Royal-backed Tatatu.   Tatatu’s ICO has been creating a lot of excitement in the crypto world after selling over $575 million dollars worth of its currency, making it the third most funded cryptocurrency in the marketplace with a mindblowing rise of 323% over the past…

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Crypto For Show – CoinDeal branding on Wolves shirt sleeves a first for English Premiership

  After a thrilling Soccer World Cup in Russia just a few weeks ago, the Premiership is about to kick off on Friday. Leading up to the Premiership, news broke that English Premier League football club Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolves) will be sponsored by Cyprus-based cryptocurrency exchange  CoinDeal.       Off the back of this news, Carlos Grenoir, CEO of specialized sports social network Olyseum, shared his thoughts on the mainstream use of crypto and whether having a crypto exchange promoted by a football club will onboard more people to…

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Ambrosus Launches Mainnet to Improve Supply Chain Transparency

The blockchain-based platform lets businesses efficiently ensure quality of their products   Zug, Switzerland — July 31, 2018 — Ambrosus, the world’s leading blockchain and IoT platform for quality assurance in food and pharmaceutical supply chains, has announced the launch of its mainnet, AMB-NET 1.0. The mainnet lets companies record public and private supply chain data on the Ambrosus blockchain to ensure product quality.     The platform has created a universally verifiable, community-driven ecosystem to guarantee the safety and origins of essential products —such as medicine, food, and commodities…

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What is Vertcoin?

What is Vertcoin – VRT is a peer-2-peer cryptocurrency focused on decentralization.     Vertcoin is a cryptocurrency like EOT, Bitcoin and Litecoin with an added focus on keeping the ecosystem as decentralized as possible.   The short video below gives a nice explanation of Vertcoin     When and Why was Vertcoin created?   Vertcoin was created in 2014 with the intention of being easily mined by the masses.   ASICs have taken over Bitcoin/Litecoin, centralising profitability and governance to ASIC manufacturers.   Vertcoin remains resistant to ASICs through regularly changing…

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1 Year After SEC Issues ICO Warning: Former SEC Lawyer Says Compliance Will Soon Be Baked Into Business Models

  Today is the one-year anniversary of the SEC releasing a warning to consumers on investing in ICOs and revealing its investigation into the DAO – the first investigation into a blockchain organization of its kind. Zach Fallon, a former SEC lawyer, Principal at blockchain law firm Blakemore Fallon & Co-founder of Ketsal Consulting, reflects on how far the industry has come in the past year.     “There have been at least twenty instances of formal public commentary by the SEC, its Chairman, Commissioners, and staff on digital asset-related…

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Hack the DAO: Blockchain Startup Daox to Announce a $100K Hacking Contest

  Daox, a blockchain startup that is developing a platform and ecosystem for ICOs based on the concept of a decentralized autonomous organization, has announced the $100k hacking contest to prove that their DAOs are safe.     According to the rules, participants should either find a way to completely freeze or steal the funds that reside on a DAO’s Ethereum smart contract. The first person to complete the objective would be unconditionally rewarded with a $100k prize in bitcoins and get an offer to join their team.   The…

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