Spanish Technology Experts React to Catalonian Government’s Intention to Develop a Plan for Blockchain Integration

  The Government of Catalonia has revealed a plan for blockchain tech implementation in its public administrative activity, according to the official press release 24 July 2018. According to the press release, Catalonia’s Department of Digital Policies must develop a plan for incorporating blockchain technology in all areas of the public administration’s activities by the end of December 2018.     Blockchain technology will be promoted “with the aim of improving digital services to the public and promoting the potential of this technology between the Administration, companies and the citizen[s].”…

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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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Keep calm and prepare for the GDPR

A blockchain is about to reach the threshold of success, though controversies continue to come due to its complexity.  IT leaders track its all characteristics to understand how it can reshape vertical markets.   Now, crypto enthusiasts are asking whether blockchain will become the European Union’s  General Data Protection Regulation compliant or not. On May 25, the GDPR privacy regulations come into sight and were implemented on the many US and multinational organizations.   GDPR is one of the most sweeping privacy change many industry leaders have faced till now,…

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Larry King, Dash CEO Ryan Taylor Join Blockchain Futurist Conference Distinguished Speakers List

  Blockchain event explores impactful ideas, encouraging daily adoption and use of cryptocurrencies Toronto, Canada — July 19, 2018 — Untraceable Inc., Canada’s first blockchain and cryptocurrency event and marketing agency, announced additional speakers and details for its inaugural blockchain event, Blockchain Futurist Conference, happening August 15-16, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.     In keeping with Untraceable’s mission to create authentic dialogue amongst participants of all industries and levels — from industry titans to blockchain enthusiasts — the conference has updated its impressive speaker lineup to include:   Larry King,…

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Tracy Leparulo’s Untraceable Introduces Blockchain Futurist Conference

  Canada’s largest blockchain event will be fully crypto-integrated to foster real engagement on the future of blockchain   Toronto, Canada — Untraceable Inc., Canada’s first blockchain and cryptocurrency event and marketing agency, has announced its inaugural marquee blockchain event, Blockchain Futurist Conference. The world’s first truly crypto-friendly event will bring together blockchain innovators, pioneers, and enthusiasts from multiple industries to examine what the future of blockchain will hold. Blockchain Futurist Conference will be held on August 15-16, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.     Unlike other industry events, Blockchain Futurist…

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PwC Strategy& Collaborates with Crypto Valley Association to Produce Second Quarterly Global ICO Report

  Report highlights maturation of the global ICO marketplace; New jurisdictions seek to emulate the success of traditionally ICO-friendly hubs such as Switzerland     Zug, Switzerland, June 28, 2018 — Strategy&, PwC’s strategy and consulting division, in collaboration with the Crypto Valley Association (CVA), a not-for-profit established to foster the growth of the blockchain ecosystem in Switzerland, have launched the June 2018 edition of their quarterly reports on the global Initial Coin Offering (ICO) market.   The report, the second in its series, provides a comprehensive overview of ICO…

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Frame 48 Releases Documentary Showcasing Why Dash Digital Currency can Decrease Financial Friction in African Markets

  Documentary will examine the current economic crisis in Zimbabwe and how digital currency is uniquely positioned to help   Los Angeles, CA — June 25, 2018 — Frame 48, a creative collective specializing in film and commercial production, in collaboration with Dash, the top digital currency for payments, has announced the launch of Starting From Scratch, a documentary centered on how blockchain technology and digital currency can help improve the chaotic economic environment in Zimbabwe. The project was funded by Dash’s Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO), a group of Masternode…

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Europe positions itself as the Global bloc for Blockchain

Europe is positioning itself as the global bloc for blockchain and this week we see the EU Blockathon taking place, an event hosted by the European Union to explore how blockchain technology can actually make a difference and lead to a better society. This is only one of numerous examples of how Europe is pushing the boundaries of what is possible with this new technology.     In the past few months in Europe we have seen:   23 countries within the EU signed a Blockchain Partnership agreement Ireland’s Prime…

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SharesPost Announces Strategic Partnership with Leading Blockchain Advisory Firm Satis Group

  Partnership will provide security token issuers with streamlined access to secondary trading and advisory services San Francisco, CA  — June 13, 2018 — SharesPost, a leading provider of private company liquidity solutions and private capital markets research, has announced a strategic partnership with Satis Group LLC d/b/a Corinthian Partners LLC, a premier advisory firm for Security Token Offerings (STO). Satis is the first partner participating in SharesPost’s newly-launched global Advisor Partner Program. The partnership will result in a referral relationship between the two firms, whereby Satis will refer security…

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Joon Ian Wong Joins CoinDesk as Managing Director for Europe and Asia

  Wong returns to CoinDesk to lead its international expansion   New York, NY – June 12, 2018 – CoinDesk, Inc, the leading digital media, events, and information services company for the crypto and blockchain community has announced that Joon Ian Wong will be rejoining the company as its Managing Director for Europe and Asia. Wong joins CoinDesk from Quartz, where he specialized in covering cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.     CoinDesk CEO Kevin Worth said “It’s been incredible to see Joon’s ascent since he first helped launch the Consensus…

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