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Cryptocurrency Firm Pantera Capital Seeks $175 Million For Third Venture Fund

Pantera Capital, which has pioneered investments in cryptocurrency assets, has set its goal for its third venture fund at $175 million, surpassing the $25 million raised for its second fund and the $13 million from its first one, according to TechCrunch. A new filing for a Pantera venture fund offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission notes the company has raised ...

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Marketing Firm Bitcoin PR Buzz Now Provides Free Consultation For Blockchain Companies

Belize Based PR Agency Bitcoin PR Buzz has announced that interested blockchain companies are able to receive one complimentary hour of PR and marketing consultation. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article Consultation Details This is entirely free, with no hidden fees or strings attached. Consultation is done with an expert account manager over Skype, with deep knowledge within the industry. ...

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U.S. Crypto Investment Firm Attracts $22M in Series A, Looks to Expand …

Los Angeles-based cryptocurrency investment firm SFOX has raked in roughly $22.7 million in its Series A funding. The round was headed by venture platforms Social Capital and Tribe Capital and earned the participation of other firms like DCG, SV Angel, Blockchain Capital and Y Combinator. SFOX caters specifically to professional traders, high net-worth individuals and institutions. As a prime dealer ...

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Cloud-Mining Firm Genesis Mining Ends Unprofitable Bitcoin Contracts

As cryptocurrency mining profitability continues to suffer due to price decline, many cloud-mining services have been forced to cease operations. Today Genesis Mining announced they would be ending one of their bitcoin mining services. Genesis Mining Drops Lowest Tier Bitcoin Contracts Leading cloud-based cryptocurrency mining service Genesis Mining announced this morning via an official blog post that the firm would ...

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SEC Intensifies Probe Into Biotech-Turned-Crypto Mining Firm Blockchain Riot

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has intensified its investigation into crypto mining firm Blockchain Riot, according to the firm’s latest 10-Q quarterly report filed August 14. Riot Blockchain is a former biotech firm that changed its name to contain the word “blockchain” last year, seeing valuations skyrocket from $8 a share to over $40 as a result, according ...

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Jamaica Stock Exchange to Introduce Crypto and Tokens Trading via Canadian Fintech Firm

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has selected Canadian fintech company Blockstation to facilitate the trading of digital currencies and tokens on the JSE, according to an August 14 press release. Upon implementation of the project, JSE will provide trading, quotes, execution, and settlement services for cryptocurrencies and tokens. Kirk Brown, Head Trader for a broker member of the JSE, underlined ...

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Playboy Sues Canadian Blockchain Firm for Fraud and Breach of Contract

Beverly Hills-based Playboy Enterprises is suing Canadian firm Global Blockchain Technologies (GBT), claiming that it failed to integrate blockchain technology into Playboy’s online media channels, the Los Angeles Times reported August 14. Playboy Enterprises reportedly filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court, accusing the Canadian company of fraud and breaching a contract, which the two companies drew in ...

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Chinese State-Owned Aerospace Firm Turns to Blockchain to Manage Billions of Invoices

The state-owned China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation Ltd. is turning to blockchain technology to innovate its unwieldy electronic invoice system, according to an announcement republished on a government site August 13. The article, from official state newspaper People’s Daily, was posted yesterday by the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence and outlines how blockchain will ...

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Asia’s Largest Stock Exchange is Honestly ‘Troubled’ by a Cryptocurrency Firm

The planned acquisition of a Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed company by a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency firm is reportedly raising concerns within the bourse. The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) is receptive, even welcoming, to foreign firms entering the Japanese market – unless they’re a cryptocurrency firm. According to the Nikkei on Sunday, the exchange operator is evidently sweating over the prospective takeover ...

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