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Multi-Cryptocurrency Software Terminal Gets Alpha Launch

October 17, 2017 : Pioneering payment platform, CopPay, has launched an alpha version of its multi-cryptocurrency software terminal; and is inviting anyone interested – merchants, retailers, and crypto enthusiasts – to sign up for free. Alpha-version is available in the web-interface. By doing so, users can start accepting a number of listed …

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5 things businesses need to consider before accepting or investing in cryptocurrency

With news of Bitcoin hitting an all time high of $5,829 last week, the cryptocurrency world looks like a good bet for businesses. Bitcoin has grown 500 percent in 2017, and other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum continue to rise in value. Plenty of businesses and individuals have begun to accept Bitcoins …

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Kazakhstan Set to Launch National Cryptocurrency Backed by Fiat

Emerging Markets Kazakhstan’s Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) and Exante have announced a partnership regarding the development of a national cryptocurrency. The Kazakhstan government intends to launch a state-issued cryptocurrency that is backed by fiat. Also Read: Kazakhstan Seeks to Become Regional Hub for Cryptocurrency Industry The AIFC …

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SparkLabs launches SparkChain Capital, a $100 million fund for blockchain and cryptocurrency startups

Blockchain is one of the biggest tech buzzwords in recent times, with markets including music, travel, and car-sharing slowly succumbing to blockchain’s allure. Then there are cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum, which are now pretty much synonymous with blockchain technology. Against this backdrop, a new $100 million fund has been set up to invest in …

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Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture

At the moment, the Tezos Foundation holds all of the fundraising proceeds, while the Breitmans, through their Delaware company, control much of Tezos’ intellectual property. The plan is for the foundation to acquire the Breitmans’ company and release the technology under a free software license, according a “Transparency Memo” on …

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Special Report: Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture

ZUG, Switzerland/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Just three months ago, a tech project called Tezos raised $232 million online in a wildly successful “initial coin offering,” in which new digital currency is parceled out to buyers. At the time, it was the most money ever raised from the public in the …

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Kazakhstan Is About to See Its First Cryptocurrency Backed by Fiat Money

Cryptocurrency is coming to the Republic of Kazakhstan, according to a recent press release from the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), a developmental body established by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. // — Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace. Don’t have an account? Send Jonas Borchgrevink an email — …

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Special Report: Backroom Battle Imperils $230 Million Cryptocurrency Venture – U.S. News & World Report

Special Report: Backroom Battle Imperils $230 Million Cryptocurrency VentureU.S. News & World ReportReuters reported last month that cryptocurrency exchanges – where virtual currencies are bought, sold and stored – have become magnets for fraud and deception. More than 980,000 bitcoins – the most popular virtual currency – have been stolen …

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Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture

ZUG, Switzerland/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Just three months ago, a tech project called Tezos raised $232 million (175.69 million pounds) online in a wildly successful “initial coin offering,” in which new digital currency is parceled out to buyers. At the time, it was the most money ever raised from the …

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