Messaging service Telegram said on Tuesday it is abandoning its blockchain platform Telegram Open Network (TON) after a lengthy battle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Bitcoin underwent its third scheduled “halving” yesterday as the value of the rewards paid to the cryptocurrency’s miners was reduced from 12.5 to 6.25.
The Malta Financial Services Agency (MFSA) has published a list detailing 57 fintech and cryptocurrency companies that have failed to secure a licence by virtue of not completing the regulatory process.
Swiss startup Crypto Finance AG, a blockchain-centered fintech, has successfully completed a Series B investment round, raising around €13.3 million.
This week we are taking a look at five companies that stand out from our Blockchain 50 list, a list celebrating the companies who are best using blockchain to innovate their businesses.
The Supreme Court has revoked the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) circular banning cryptocurrencies in banking transactions, ending a nearly two-year legal battle to get the virtual currencies reinstated in the country.
“The groundwork is now in place for more mainstream adoption of blockchain technology at the same time that the foundation is being established for the development of digital currency and fast payments,” JPMorgan said.
If you’re not fighting in the trenches of deployment yourself, your eyes have probably already glazed over. And, until this year, you’d probably have been right to ignore the topic completely.
FC Barcelona have announced a new partnership deal with blockchain sports and entertainment fan engagement platform Chiliz.
With the price of bitcoin more than doubling from $3,400 to $10,000 since last year’s Fintech 50 list, it’s perhaps no surprise to see some of the largest, and most innovative cryptocurrency companies still holding onto their place on the annual list of startups blazing new trails in financial technology.
At a time when venture capitalists are shying away from blockchain startups, Paystand, the payments fintech is bucking the trend.
African startups raised a record $1.34 billion in venture capital funding in 2019, up from just under $200 million in 2015, according to WeeTracker, a media firm focused on the African entrepreneurship space.
Escalating tensions between America and Iran are likely to drive the price of Bitcoin higher, according to Nigel Green, CEO and founder of Dubai-based DeVere Group.
Hong Kong-based startup Atom Group has officially launched its crypto trading platform based on the matching engine technology of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) amid a tightening of the region’s crypto-regulatory regime.
Dubbed the Portal Digital Fund operates via a fund-of-funds structure, targeting sophisticated investors in the Asia-Pacific. Portal aims to have over $100m in funds under management in the long term.