Fidelity Investments Aims to Release Crypto Products by Year End

Fidelity Investments CEO Abigail Johnson has revealed that the company is working on a number of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related products and offerings, with their release tentatively fixed for sometime before the end of the year. Speaking on Friday at the Boston Fintech Week conference, Johnson declined to go into any specifics regarding what exactly Fidelity…

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Medici Ventures’ Latest Blockchain Investment Bridges Fiat With Crypto

Medici Ventures, Overstock’s blockchain technology company, has invested an undisclosed sum in a Utah based company called Bitsy that specializes in bridging cryptocurrencies with fiat. The investment marks one of several that Medici Ventures has made in recent years as its parent company, under the leadership of CEO Patrick Byrne, continues to tout blockchain technology’s…

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Binance Partners Malta Presidency to Launch the Blockchain Charity Foundation

The blockchain story in Malta continues unabated with yet another announcement in relation to the sector, this time on the charity front. Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by daily trading volume and a marked presence in Malta, has teamed up with the President’s Trust to create the Blockchain Charity Foundation. This foundation…

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A Case of Brain-Drain? Indian Investors Set Up $20 Million Cryptocurrency Fund in USA

Despite India’s strict stand on cryptocurrencies, native entrepreneurs and blockchain enthusiasts are stopping at nothing to play their part in the burgeoning sector. India’s Loss is USA’s Gain While some cryptocurrency businesses are shifting base or launching litigations against the government, a small group of influential investors from the country have launched B1T Capital –…

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Cryptocurrency Ownership in Europe and the US Expected to Double: ING Study

Despite bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies currently hovering near their lows for the year, interest in the nascent technology is expected to more than double in the future in the United States and Europe. This is according to a study conducted by ING Bank N.V. in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania,…

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