Major Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Lists the World’s First Crypto ETP Amidst Market Collapse

Switzerland's principal stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will list the world’s first multi-crypto-based exchange-traded product (ETP) next week, the Financial Times (FT) reported Saturday, Nov. 16. Backed by the Swiss startup Amun AG, the first global multi-crypto ETP will be listed under index HODL, and will track five major cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC), Ripple (XRP), Ethereum…

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Singapore’s Blockchain App Factory Works To Tokenize 3 Securities Projects Valued At $225 Million

The blockchain and security token firm based in Singapore, Blockchain App Factory, announced that it is working with three clients tokenizing their assets. The firm announced that these projects are managing around $225 million dollars in assets. Apparently, the intention is to help these clients to operate in the real estate market and tokenize their…

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SEC Issues Detailed Statement on Tokenized Securities

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The SEC has issued a statement regarding the emerging class of “digital asset securities.” In it, the SEC is open to allowing blockchain technology to naturally develop and add to the richness of the market but warns security token issuers to stay within the bounds of existing regulations. When the SEC publically comments on something,…

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Scotiabank’s new business banking app includes integrated security tokens

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Scotiabank showcased Canada’s first mobile business banking app with integrated security tokens.Shown off at the 2018 Association of Financial Professionals Conference in Chicago, the ‘ScotiaConnect Mobile Banking for Business’ app hopes to help businesses manage finances on the go. Scotiabank designed the app for corporate treasury departments, CEOs and owners of small- or medium-sized businesses.…

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CryptoRuble: How Stable Could Russian National Stablecoin Be?

On November 7, the chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee on Financial Markets announced details of the “CryptoRuble,” a long-discussed government cryptocurrency project.   Specifically, the official said that a state-backed stablecoin would be a complete equivalent to the Russian fiat ruble, but in a digital space. Russian authorities have now ended up with this…

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Three Key Ways Blockchain will Transform the Real Estate Industry

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Blockchain technology is a disruptive tool. Indeed, experts believe that it will redefine transactions the same way that the internet has redefined information, sharing and communication. Created a decade ago to support Bitcoin (BTC), the blockchain has grown exponentially. Today, many blockchain experts are employing the evolving technology in areas nobody ever imagined. The Benefits…

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Activision Alums Raise $16 Million to Build EOS-Focused Blockchain Game Studio

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Mythical Games is “a next-generation game technology studio.” Their focus is online games where players own the assets they develop or acquire in the game – true digital ownership powered by the blockchain, as opposed to managed digital ownership backed by centralized servers. It’s an important difference. When a player acquires…

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Chinese Blockchain-Related Company Xunlei Reports $45.3 Million Q3 Revenue

Chinese desktop software and blockchain-related company Xunlei has published its Q3 report Wednesday, Nov. 14. According to the report, the firm’s revenue increased in 2018 after the introduction of blockchain services. The report notes that the company’s Q3 revenue reached $45.3 million, representing an increase of 1.1% year-over-year. The firm attributed $19.8 million of that…

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Crimea Considers Blockchain Center for Anonymous Foreign Investments to Avoid Sanctions

Crimean authorities are considering creating a blockchain-cluster that would support investment platforms allowing foreign investors to work in sanctioned countries anonymously, major state-operated Russian news agency TASS reported Nov. 16. Previously this week, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Crimea under the President of the Russian Federation, Georgy Muradov, had already revealed the Crimean…

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Bitcoin Puzzle Artist’s Blockchain Gaming Startup Valued at $13 Million

One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game aimed at mainstream audiences. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Marguerite deCourcelle’s startup Blockade Games Inc. raised a $833,000 seed equity round the first week of November from investors including BlockTower Capital Partners and Horizon Digital, to put towards its flagship…

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Global Charity Oxfam Launches Blockchain Project to Empower Cambodian Rice Farmers

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Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Global charity organization Oxfam has launched a blockchain technology platform aimed at enhancing the transparency and traceability of the rice supply chain in Cambodia. Known as BlocRice, the app uses distributed ledger technology to implement smart contracts where details such as the farm gate price of organic rice, trade volume and…

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South Korean University, Radio Broadcast Group Promote Blockchain-Academia Relationship

The Korea Radio Promotion Association (RAPA) and Jeju University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for blockchain-related industry and education in the Jeju area, Korean economic media outlet Seoul Economic Daily reports today, Nov. 16. RAPA, the company in charge of the communication between government and radio broadcasting businesses, and Jeju University, located in…

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Malta To Have First Gold Back Security Token

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Integration Vertalo and Securrency have announced a new partnership.  This will see Vertalo integrate token protocols developed by Securrency onto their platform. This platform integration will allow for Securrency to benefit from the cap table services, compliance oversight, and other offerings by Vertalo. One such offering will be open to those that issue their own…

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Blockchain Factory App to Tokenize $225 Million in Real Estate Assets

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Blockchain App Factory, a distributed ledger technology (DLT) focused firm that recently began working with security tokens, is reportedly managing three tokenized securities projects worth an estimated $225 million. Blockchain App’s management team said they’re helping three companies in the real estate sector to tokenize their assets - in order to raise funds for the…

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International Charity Oxfam Formally Launches Blockchain Rice Tracker in Cambodia

International charity Oxfam officially launched its BlocRice blockchain supply chain solution for Cambodian rice Nov. 15, Cambodian daily media outlet Khmer Times reports. BlocRice, which aims to use smart contracts to provide transparency and security between rice growers and purchasers in the Netherlands, has been under development and should expand to 5,000 farms by 2022,…

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As Crypto Prices Tumble, Mike Novogratz Pounds the Table on Real Estate Tokenization

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz extolled the tokenization of real estate during this “crappy” crypto bear market, saying asset tokenization is an emerging trend. Novogratz, the founder of crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital Capital Management, said the cryptocurrency market is in a slump, but there are many exciting developments occurring below the surface.…

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Global Tokenization Solution Market 2018-2023: Topmost Manufacturers, Regions, Types, Major Drivers, Profits

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Tokenization Solution Market analysis report contains all systematic and geometric brief about market overview, growth, demand and forecast research with penetrating overview and solution in the complex world of Tokenization Solution industry. The Tokenization Solution Market to grow at important Compound Annual Growth Rate of 22% during the forecast period 2018-2025. Tokenization Solution Market Report Segmented by Regions: North…

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Nvidia Q3 Results Reveal ‘Crypto Hangover’ Due to Disappearance of Miner Sales

Nvidia released its earnings report for the third quarter (Q3) of 2018 today, Nov. 15, revealing that demand for Nvidia’s graphics processing units (GPUs) among crypto miners has dried up. In the financial results report, founder and CEO of Nvidia Jensen Huang said that the company’s “near-term results reflect excess channel inventory post the cryptocurrency…

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OmiseGo Partners With Singapore Ride Hailing App to Trial Blockchain Solutions

Ethereum-based payment platform OmiseGo and blockchain protocol Mass Vehicle Ledger (MVL) have partnered to research blockchain technology, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 14. MVL is the protocol behind popular Singapore ride hailing app TADA. MVL and OmiseGo will develop a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) to ascertain whether the decentralized OMG Network is suitable…

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