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Blockchain Through the Eyes of a Fintech Fund Leading VC Investor – BlockPublisher

Blockchain technology is erupting out on the global scale as the technology of the future. Aspects like immutability, decentralization, transparency etc. make it stand out among the rest of the emerging technologies at the moment. Some people even go as far as to call it the ‘new internet’. It possesses the …

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Overstock Blockchain Fund Shuffles Management Ahead of tZERO Launch

Overstock has promoted Joel Wright to chief operating officer (COO) of Medici Ventures, the company’s blockchain venture fund. Wright was previously Medici’s chief technology officer (CTO). In his new role, he succeeds Steve Hopkins, who recently resigned as COO and general counsel to lead tZERO, Medici’s long-awaited security token trading market …

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Stellar Lumens Latest Update: Grayscale, A Cryptocurrency Investment Firm, Debuts Stellar Lumens Dedicated Fund

During the cryptocurrency winter, Stellar, just like every other blockchain, suffered some setbacks. Even if the price of the XLM token fell significantly against the USD, the platform development efforts didn’t slow down. Recently, Grayscale, A cryptocurrency investment firm, and Digital Currency Group announced the launch of a new platform …

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Monerium raises $2 million through seed fund for e-money on blockchain

Monerium and ConsenSys team-members at ConsenSys office in Brooklyn, NYC, March 2016 Monerium, an Icelandic blockchain startup, raised $2 million in a seed fund raise organized by the Nordic venture capital fund, Crowberry Capital along with NY-based blockchain software technology company, ConsenSys, and Hof Holdings. “Monerium has a clear vision …

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Blockchain Technology: United States Department Of Energy Gives Out Grant Of $4.8 Million To Fund Technology Research Which Includes Blockchain

Blockchain technology is beginning to get the attention of many large corporations and government agencies. As the world moves closer to be beginning of the next industrial revolution, it is imperative that emerging technologies such as blockchain are studied and understood properly as it will take the center stage in …

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Fund Providers Insist There’s Enough Market Liquidity for a Bitcoin ETF

Finance For years, bitcoin exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been struggling to get off the ground and receive approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Passive fund providers are now arguing there is sufficient market liquidity for a bitcoin ETF to be launched in 2019.  Also read: SEC Wants …

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US Dept. of Energy Grants $4.8 Million to Fund Research of Tech Including Blockchain

The Department of Energy (DOE) of the United States has announced $4.8 million in funding for university research of technologies including blockchain, according to an announcement published Jan. 7. The funding has been announced by the department’s office of fossil energy. Projects eligible for funding include those researching emerging technologies, …

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US Department of Energy to Fund Blockchain Research Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced federal funding of up to $4.8 million for universities working on R&D projects, including those related to blockchain. Announced Monday, the funding is being made available through the department’s Office of Fossil Energy as a part of the “University Training and Research” initiative …

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