eToro: Cardano is the most exciting crypto at the moment — New Research Paper from Mati Greenspan

  eToro, the world’s largest social investing platform, just published a market research report on Cardano, the public blockchain created by Ethereum co-founder Charles Hoskinson that powers the ADA cryptocurrency. The report concludes that Cardano is a highly advanced and extremely scalable network with the potential to constitute the next phase of the Ethereum blockchain, offering the necessary infrastructure for decentralized applications to run quickly and securely.   The report also includes a token analysis for Cardano’s token, ADA. eToro Senior Market Analyst Mati Greenspan has also previously covered Stellar,…

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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Price Predictions

  Bitcoin and cryptocurrency price predictions have made headlines in mainstream media since the start to the 2017 bull run which led Bitcoin to the level of $19,345 mid-December pulling many altcoins (cryptocurrency that is not Bitcoin) prices to all-time-high levels.       During this time, excitement in the crypto market was fever-pitch resulting in FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) and adding some craziness to the market. No doubt many traders took profit off the table as investors and speculators were prepared to buy on credit or mortgage their…

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DBEX, World’s First Physical Digital Asset Exchange Located in the Planet’s Tallest Building, Completes Pre-A Round Of Investment

DBEX aims to create a brick-and-mortar exchange modeled on NASDAQ for digital assets   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Dubai International Digital Asset Exchange, or DBEX, today announced the completion of a pre-A round of investment from 19 leading global and Chinese investors including Sino-Burmese Fund, Hanfor Capital Management and Shangshan Wealth and Investment.     The pre-A round investment is worth hundreds of millions of RMB. It is one of the largest such investments for a new blockchain project in recent months.   The significant investment marks an important…

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Cryptocurrencies could become mainstream payment solution within next decade finds new report

  New research from Imperial College London and eToro argues cryptocurrencies are already fulfilling one of three main criteria of money   Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin offer a viable evolutionary ‘next step’ for money and have the potential to become a mainstream form of payment within the next decade. This is the central finding of new academic research from Imperial and eToro.   In a research report published today – Cryptocurrencies: Overcoming Barriers to Trust and Adoption – Professor William Knottenbelt from Imperial College London and Dr. Zeynep Gurguc from Imperial…

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5 things to be aware of before investing in a new cryptocurrency

  As the blockchain and crypto space continues to grow and thrive, the industry has become increasingly mainstream and piqued the interest of many first-time investors. As the industry is still very much in its nascent stages, people getting involved with cryptocurrency investing often have little to no knowledge of the space and the challenges involved.   Although the industry holds so much potential and there are many exciting projects emerging on an almost daily basis, on the flipside, there is also a large number of projects that won’t succeed…

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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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Industry experts weigh in on Facebook crypto ad ban reversal

  Facebook have announced that they will be reversing their crypto advertising ban, however, the ban has not been lifted for ICO’s, otherwise known as Initial Coin Offerings.     A number of blockchain and crypto industry’s most renowned experts have weighed in on this announcement and the initial Facebook blanket ban on crypto ads a “poor approach” to new ideas.    Iqbal Gandham, UK Managing Director at eToro, global investment platform said “We have always advocated for a more sophisticated approach to cryptocurrency advertising, as we believe legitimate providers shouldn’t be…

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Daox: What is Wrong With Today’s ICOs and How to Fix it?

  Blockchain technology and the new crypto economy offered tremendous opportunities for investing and raising funds. As an outcome, we can see a skyrocketing growth of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). But there are signs that something is wrong, and the proof is that Google, Facebook and Twitter together have banned all ICO and cryptocurrency-related advertising.     The reason for that is that the general public, with little or no previous experience in investing, got access to thousands of investment offers. Most people are simply not aware of how to…

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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…

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Hosho Introduces HoshoCon Blockchain Security Conference

  Industry experts will come together to share best security practices for decentralized platforms   Las Vegas, Nevada, June 25, 2018 – Hosho Group, a global leader in blockchain security, announces its inaugural blockchain security event, HoshoCon, to be held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, October 9 through 11, 2018. The first-of-its-kind conference will focus on a range of curated topics related to blockchain security as well as key topics related to security, including regulation and subsequent legal implications as well as institutional and custodial…

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