NOVEMBER 2018 – Bitcoin, Crypto, Blockchain, ICO Weekly News Headlines

Can’t keep up the enormous amount of crypto news out there? Make sure you bookmark this article so that you can keep tabs on the top headlines for the week… watch the short videos below!   #2 Week ending 9 November 2018 Merchants driving adoption as bullish Bitcoin price predictions affirmed       HEADLINES Venezuelan Banks use the Petro to denominate account balances, customers see two balances in their bank account, Bolivar and Petro Venezuela will take the Petro to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in 2019,…

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State of Arizona selects Sweetbridge for Financial Technology Sandbox

Sweetbridge is the first tokenized, asset-backed lending platform to be approved in the United States 5 November 2018: The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has announced it has accepted Sweetbridge as one of the first three projects into its newly developed Financial Technology Sandbox. The Arizona FinTech Sandbox is the first financial technology testing sandbox in the US. It is modeled after the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s sandbox, and the concept was endorsed by the U.S. Treasury in its FinTech Report.     Sweetbridge entered the Sandbox with a very particular use case…

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Cryptocurrency does not pose a risk to global financial stability reports the FSB

A report published by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) was recently released and, the international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system, has claimed that cryptocurrencies do not currently pose a risk to global financial stability.     The report also suggests that vigilant monitoring is needed due to the speed of market developments, while asserting that cryptocurrencies could have implications for financial stability in the future, should the use of crypto-assets continue to evolve.   Leading projects within the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, including: Orvium;…

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Billionaire Secrets

Advice from a Billionaire Learn from someone who has achieved Billionaire status and start your path to Success and Financial Freedom now… it starts with suspending your disbelief.  There’s no question that becoming a Billionaire changes your life.   Zig Ziglar once said, People often say that motivation does not last.  Well, neither does bathing… that’s why we recommend it daily”   Be inspired and feel free to download and share these images.                   ONE OF THE RICHEST PLACES ON EARTH      …

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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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Don’t get left behind: The digital economy, automation and the future of work

  In the west, the term digital economy was first coined in 1995 in Don Tapscott’s book The Digital Economy: Promise and Peril in the Age of Networked Intelligence. Prior to this, not a whole lot of consideration was given to how the internet might change the way we live and do business. Of course, it is well understood now that the digital economy has helped, and has potential to help still, with things like scientific research, economic growth, improving living standards and providing job opportunities. Currently, it makes up…

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3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Finance Industry

  Financial industry worldwide is increasingly turning to Artificial Intelligence for various reasons. AI enables financial service providers to manage customers better, detect suspicious or fraudulent transactions and above all, helps the client to maintain their accounts better.     Whether AI will reign supreme to take over several functions that require human intelligence remains to be seen. However, in the current scenario, AI is the finance industry in several ways. Understandably, AI integration in financial services differs in every country.   While the US and some countries in Europe have…

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New Study Shows Millennials Confident in Success of Crypto

  75% Believe Banking and Finance Most Relevant Application of Blockchain Technology   With all the media hype surrounding the seemingly overnight rags-to-riches stories of early cryptocurrency adopters, Sustany Capital surveyed 1,000 American adults familiar with cryptocurrency to learn about sentiments and perceptions.     An overwhelming 88 percent of Millennials said they want to purchase cryptocurrency because it is a good investment, with 42 percent desiring to use it as savings. In addition, three-quarters of all Millennials believe banking and finance is the most relevant application of blockchain technology.…

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Algorithmic trading, now made for the masses

An ecosystem that levels the playing field between industry professionals and the masses   Singapore – The team at GStar.AI is on a mission to empower the masses with algorithmic trading capabilities, which were previously exclusive to institutional and HNWI traders. Their ecosystem is simple to use and enhanced by cutting-edge technologies. Ultimately, the team has a strong desire to help the general public earn their income based on their own terms.     The GStar Ecosystem is designed to allow traders to deploy trade ideas in plain English without the…

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GECKO Governance Launches Compliance Solution For ICO Market Following Approval by Isle of Man Regulator

    Former SEC Senior Compliance Examiner joins stellar advisory board     Dublin, Ireland – 12 June 2018 – GECKO Governance, the multi-award winning RegTech regulatory solution for financial compliance, has announced the launch of a new compliance solution, GECKO Crypto1, following approval by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. Managing ICO governance and compliance for every jurisdiction, GECKO Crypto1 will offer enhanced levels of transparency and accountability to platform-users within the blockchain industry. The platform provider also announced today that Dan Viola, former Senior Compliance Examiner at…

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