Home » Tag Archives: Invest

Tag Archives: Invest

Pro-Crypto French MPs Want to Invest 500 Million Euros to Make France ‘Blockchain Nation’

Two pro-crypto members of the French Parliament (Parlement français) want the country to invest up to 500 million euros in blockchain programs to elevate France as a “blockchain nation.” Deputies Jean-Michel Mis and Laure de La Raudière released a report on Dec. 12 outlining 20 proposals to support the development and mainstream adoption of blockchain, according to French financial newspaper Les ...

Read More »

Crypto Trading App Circle Invest Lists BCH Offshoot Bitcoin SV

Circle’s Invest app now providers users the ability to buy Bitcoin SV (BSV), according to a tweet from the company this morning. CCN verified that BSV is available in the application as of its latest version. The application has over 50,000 installations on the Google Play store, making it significantly less popular than Coinbase, which has over 5 million installations ...

Read More »

UNICEF Innovation Fund to Invest in Blockchain-Related Projects

The UNICEF Innovation Fund is investing $100,000 in six companies for developing blockchain projects, according to an announcement published Dec. 10. The UNICEF Innovation Fund was launched specifically to finance early stage and open-source technology that can benefit children. The fund identifies solutions in tech areas like blockchain, machine learning, quantum computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and others. Today’s announcement reads ...

Read More »

Nasdaq & Fidelity Invest in Wall Street Crypto Exchange ErisX

Financial industry giants Nasdaq and Fidelity continue to wade deeper into the nascent cryptocurrency ecosystem, most recently through investments in Wall Street-friendly crypto exchange ErisX. The Chicago-based ErisX announced today that it has secured $27.5 million in funding from a group of investors headlined by Nasdaq Ventures and Fidelity Investments, though the size of these firms’ investments was not disclosed. ...

Read More »

Blockchain Capital, Coinbase Invest $12.75 Million in Security Token Issuance Platform

A number of high profile companies within the cryptocurrency space have invested in Securitize, a primary issuance platform for asset-backed security tokens on the blockchain. The startup raised $12.75 million in a Series A funding round led by San Francisco-based VC firm Blockchain Capital. Coinbase Ventures, Ripple, NXTP, and Global Brain Corporation have also invested. Securitize CEO Says 10-15 Exchanges ...

Read More »

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 federal states, whose ...

Read More »

Nicolas Maduro Urges Venezuelan Residents to Invest in Petro Coin

Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, called on workers in his country to save money in gold and his cryptocurrency ‘The Petro’ during a salary shake-up Thursday. According to the local news source Noticiero Digital, in the next few weeks workers will be receiving their bonuses in the Petro coin, instead of fiat. Nicolas Maduro and The Petro Maduro said: “In the ...

Read More »

$7.2 Trillion Asset Manager Fidelity Will Help Customers Invest in Bitcoin

One of the biggest names in financial services wants to help institutional investors add bitcoin and other cryptocurrency assets to their multi-billion dollar portfolios. Citing proven institutional demand for cryptocurrency products, Fidelity Investments, the fifth-largest asset manager in the world with 27 million clients and $7.2 trillion in customer assets, has announced that it will launch a separate company to ...

Read More »

Harvard, Stanford, MIT Endowments All Invest in Crypto Funds

Multiple Ivy League and other prestigious U.S. universities are said to have made investments into “at least” one cryptocurrency fund. The report was published by the technology news site Information Wednesday, Oct. 10. Citing an unnamed source, the Information reported that the multi-billion endowments of Harvard University, Stanford University, Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the University of ...

Read More »