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Younger Germans More Inclined to Invest in Cryptocurrencies

More than a quarter of younger Germans is ready to buy cryptocurrencies, according to a recent poll by the German Consumer Centers of Hesse and Saxony published Monday, Nov. 5.Consumer Centers are non-profit, government-backed agencies organized at state level unions. They focus on consumer protection in addition to providing advisory services.The centers of two German […]
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Israeli Blockchain Startup Concludes $30 Mln Financing Round That Included Intel, Sequoia

Israeli blockchain startup StarkWare Industries has completed a $30 million financing round, generating funds from such industry players as Intel Capital and Sequoia USA, according to an announcement published Oct. 29.Established in 2018, StarkWare Industries develops both software and hardware, with applications including transparent privacy in blockchains, increased transaction throughput, as well as off chain […]
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Bitcoin’s Low Volatility Signals Bottoming as ‘Speculation Leaves,’ Bloomberg Analyst Says

Bloomberg’s analysts have joined the ranks of experts who consider that Bitcoin (BTC)’s low volatility levels recently signal the coin is finding a bottom, according to an analysis published Oct. 24.Data analyzed by Bloomberg reveals that in October, BTC had only one day of price swings of (+/-) 5 percent or more; as compared with […]
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VeChain Signs MoU for Blockchain Development with Cyprus

Singapore-based blockchain platform VeChain Foundation, U.S. blockchain startup CREAM, and the national investment partner of the Republic of Cyprus, Invest Cyprus, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), per a press release published Oct. 26. The MoU is focused on establishing a framework in the field of blockchain technologies and related use cases.Per the MoU, […]
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Coinsquare’s Investment Subsidiary Launches Two Tech-Based ETFs on TSX Exchange

A portfolio-management subsidiary of crypto exchange Coinsquare has launched two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), local news agency The Globe And Mail reports September 20.Coinsquare’s subsidiary — Coin Capital Investment Management — has reportedly become the 30th ETF operator in Canada, with the launch of the Coincapital STOXX Blockchain Patents Innovation […]
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Largest Brazilian Brokerage to Launch Exchange for Bitcoin and Ethereum

The largest brokerage in Brazil will enter the crypto space by launching an exchange for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) in the near future, Bloomberg reported September 21.Chief Executive Officer of Grupo XP Guilherme Benchimol told Bloomberg that the company will launch an exchange called XDEX in the coming months, with around forty employees. Grupo […]
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Millennial Women are Underrepresented in Crypto Investing

A new study by crypto finance company Circle, published September 12, shows that millennial women invest in cryptocurrency at half the rate of men.The survey collected answers from over 3,000 millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers in the U.S., covering such issues as investment, associated risks assessment, and attitudes toward emerging asset classes like crypto.According […]
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Majority of Investors Want to Buy More Digital Currency in 2018, Survey Shows

A majority of accredited and retail investors plan to increase their crypto asset holdings over the next 12 months, according to a survey published September 5 by investment platform SharesPost.The mid-year survey, which was conducted in July, polled 2,490 retail investors and 528 individual accredited and institutional investors. The recent survey shows both consumers and investors […]
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ICOs Here to Stay, but ‘Days of a Whitepaper and a Dream’ Are Over

In a recent interview with Cointelegraph, Brian Kelly, the founder and CEO of digital currency investment firm BKCM LLC, said that Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are around to stay, but with some changes.Kelly, who is also a crypto analyst and regular contributor to CNBC, sat down with Cointelegraph to discuss various aspects of the crypto […]
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Deutsche Bank Institutional Trader Joins Japanese Crypto Startup

A former Deutsche Bank trader has joined Japanese crypto exchange-startup FXcoin Ltd., Bloomberg reports September 3.According to the announcement, Yasuo Matsuda, an institutional trader from Deutsche Bank, will join FXcoin as a senior crypto strategist starting in September 2018. The strategist position includes providing analysis of crypto markets and daily reports on the market’s activity.The […]
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