Twitter CEO Sets Sight on African Bitcoin Market

Twitter and Square chief, Jack Dorsey, is meeting with African tech entrepreneurs as the bitcoin bull sets sight on the continent’s growing crypto industry. Twitter CEO Heads to Africa Dorsey is currently in Ghana after spending a few days in…

Can Ethereum Become The Future of Finance as Global Debt Skyrockets?

The economic and financial news this year has been grim to say the least. As central banks battle to keep their monetary systems afloat, global debt is skyrocketing to an unsustainable level. A massive paradigm shift is needed and Ethereum…

Is Chinese Bitcoin Mining Firm Canaan’s $400M IPO a Desperate Move?

Chinese bitcoin mining hardware maker, Canaan, plans to raise $400 million through public sale of its stocks. But will the IPO ride be smooth or bumpy?  Volatility is usual for bitcoin and crypto market participants. However, traditional stock market traders…

Bitcoin Demand Model Reveals a ‘Clear Growth Trend’ (Since 2011)

The overall chart of Bitcoin demand has shown a clear growth trend, with demand in dollar terms increasing by 2.2 times each year.  BTC Demand May Become Self-Fulfilling Prophecy The big mystery for Bitcoin is whether the reward halving would…

Bakkt Bitcoin Custody Now Available to all Institutional Clients

Bakkt joins the field of institutional-grade bitcoin custody service providers after obtaining approval from regulators in New York. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin futures product launched by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) subsidiary continues to set new records. Bakkt Warehouse Obtains NYDFS Green…

Canadian Stablecoin CUSD Officially Launched by BVCI

A stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, but aimed at the Canadian market, has been officially launched by Blockchain Venture Capital, Inc. CUSD Combines US Dollar Backing with Canadian Demand CUSD is the newest fiat-based stablecoin backed by the greenback,…

Blockchain Spending in China to Exceed $2 Billion by 2023

China’s blockchain spending is expected to see rapid growth in the next three years and exceed the $2 billion figure by the end of 2023, according to a report carried out by market intelligence firm IDC. IDC Data Confirms China’s…

MAS and JP Morgan Develop Blockchain-Based Cross-Border Payments Network

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has managed to create a new blockchain-based prototype for multi-currency payments, in collaboration with Temasek and JPMorgan. According to the developers, the network could significantly improve numerous aspects of sending payments, including the cost efficiency…

Argo Blockchain Now Employs 7,000 Crypto Mining Machines

Argo Blockchain, increased the number of its crypto mining machines to 7,000, with plans to add additional 10,000 machines in 2020. Argo to Increase Crypto Mining Machines by 10,000 The crypto mining industry saw a surge in interest due to…

Mastercard Announces ‘Fintech Express’ In Asia-Pacific Region

Mastercard proudly announced its new ‘FinTech Express’ platform at the Singapore FinTech Festival. In an interview with Bloomberg, Mastercard Asia Pacific Co-President, Ari Sarker discussed the platform, and also gave some insight into Mastercard’s withdrawal from the Libra Association. Doesn’t…