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German Private Equity Fund Targets Bitcoin Mining аs Clients Demand ‘Regulated Product’

German alternative investment fund manager Xolaris Service KVAG has launched a private equity fund dedicated to Bitcoin mining, the company confirmed in a press release Nov. 29. Xolaris, which has undertaken various expansion measures including the opening of a Hong Kong office in July, says client demand to access the sector continues despite the downturn in Bitcoin (BTC) prices. The ...

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TokenMarket To Join FCA Regulatory Sandbox To Develop Issuance of Digitised Equity

London, UK – July 16, 2018 – The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) earlier last week announced TokenMarket has joined cohort four of the regulatory sandbox. This inclusion will allow TokenMarket to develop, test and measure the use case functionality of tokenising equity crowdfunding. “We are extremely excited to start investigating the development our new TokenMarket funding platform within the ...

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The Same Equity Firm That Owns Korbit Exchange Just Acquired Bitstamp

In a statement to customers, Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp announced its acquisition by Belgium private equity firm NXMH Holdings, whose parent company NXC also owns South Korean crypto exchange Korbit. The all-cash deal, which was signed by Bitstamp founder Nejc Kodrič on October 25, 2018, was announced today, October 29, 2018. NXMH has around 2 billion euros in assets under ...

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DLT Can Support Daily Trading Volume of US Equity Market

A recent study by the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a post-trade financial services firm, has found that distributed ledger technology (DLT) is scalable enough to support daily trade volumes of the U.S. equity market, according to a press release published Oct. 16. The blockchain scaling problem is growing along with the increasing popularity and public awareness of cryptocurrencies ...

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Circle to Acquire Equity Crowdfunding Firm, Aims to ‘Tokenize Everything’

One of the world’s most valuable cryptocurrency companies has acquired a crowdfunding platform as it seeks to fulfill its goal of overseeing the “tokenization of everything.” Goldman-Backed Circle Acquires Crowdfunding Startup Circle Internet Financial, a cryptocurrency unicorn with a $3 billion valuation, has inked a deal to acquire SeedInvest, an equity crowdfunding startup that helps privately-held small businesses raise capital ...

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Circle Poised to Acquire Equity Crowdfunding Platform SeedInvest

Cryptocurrency startup Circle is venturing deeper into crypto trading. The Boston-based company is now ready to buy equity crowdfunding firm SeedInvest. If approved by regulators, the move could allow Circle to help match investors with fledgling companies trying to raise money via initial coin offerings (ICOs). It could also allow Circle to offer its own customers a wider selection of ...

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Bitcoin Will Not Challenge Gold as a Safe-Haven Asset: Equity Analyst

Though many bitcoin investors believe multi-layer scaling solutions such as the Lightning Network (LN) will eventually make BTC a viable payment instrument for the proverbial coffee purchase, most argue that the flagship cryptocurrency’s primary short-term use case is as “digital gold.” However, an equity analyst at one of the world’s most respected investment research firms said that he doesn’t expect ...

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Aranium Is What Happens When Private Equity Meets Blockchain

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Equity Trust Builds New Frontier of Crypto-Based Retirement Accounts

Index funds have more than proven their worth as a preferred option for those with an eye on retirement. But now there is conversation about the value of adding bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to this investment mix. Given crypto’s volatile nature to date, risk tolerance is obviously a factor to consider for any financial portfolio. Juxtapose that with those investors ...

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Equity Trust Forges a New Path for Crypto-Based IRA Investments

Asset diversification has long been touted as a critical strategy for wealth building. This method of portfolio management, which traditionally involves a mix of stocks, fixed assets and commodities allows for maximum return at the least amount of risk — an important element for retirement savings. One company with a strong foothold in this investment space is Equity Trust, a ...

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