What to Expect at the SEC’s Blockchain Forum on Friday

At a fraught moment for government-industry relations, U.S. regulators and cryptocurrency insiders are sitting down for a meeting. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will convene its first FinTech Forum Friday at the agency’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., discussing a range of issues related to digital assets and distributed ledger technology (DLT). The speaker roster includes…

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Crypto Trading Giant Circle Wants to Raise $250 Million in Funding – But Why?

One of the world’s leading cryptocurrency startups, Circle, is seeking to raise $250 million according to sources directly involved with the initiative. Circle is the operator of the Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange, currently ranked 74 in the world by volume on Coinmarketcap. The firm acquired Poloniex for $400 million and also runs an institutional trading branch…

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PR: MoneyToken Allows You to Earn 8% in Interest on Your Stable Coins – Consistently

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. For those who exist anywhere near the crypto scene, it’s…

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Coinbase Raises $300 Million, Reaching $8 Billion Valuation

News The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange and brokerage service Coinbase announced on Tuesday that it had raised $300 million in series E equity funding. This latest round confirms Coinbase’s status as the largest cryptocurrency organization of its kind, bringing its market valuation up to $8 billion. Also read: Bitstamp Confirms Acquisition by South Korean Company Coinbase…

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The Daily: Wall Street-Backed Crypto Futures, Market Manipulation as a Service

The Daily Cryptocurrency attracts a diverse crowd, from speculators to scammers, and from financiers to gamblers. These groups, and their often opposing aims, are what make the cryptoconomy such a strange yet compelling place. In today’s edition of The Daily, for instance, we’ve got stories pertaining to a Wall Street-funded futures exchange, another US platform…

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Circle Taps Former US Homeland Security Official as New Legal Chief

Circle Internet Financial has announced the hiring of a former U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official as its chief legal officer. As reported on the company’s blog, the cryptocurrency startup has welcomed former DHS acting general counsel Gus Coldebella to its legal and senior leadership team. Going forward, Coldebella will oversee all of the…

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Crypto Conglomerate Bitmain’s $18 Billion IPO Will Initiate FOMO Among Investors

Bitmain, the biggest crypto conglomerate in the global market, is expected to conduct one of the largest initial public offerings (IPOs) in history, alongside Visa and Facebook. $18 Billion IPO Throughout July, Bitmain, the Chinese crypto and blockchain corporation, touted its plans to initiate an IPO valued at $15 billion. It invested in multi-billion dollar…

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