Crypto

Tingo Inc. Nominated in Environmental, Social & Governance Category at Upcoming Crypto AM Awards

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 8:28pm

This is collectively known as NWASSA, a service to support financial inclusion and deliver significant social impact in the agriculture sector.

Key Points: 
  • This is collectively known as NWASSA, a service to support financial inclusion and deliver significant social impact in the agriculture sector.
  • Tingo currently has over 9 million customers who rely of Tingo and NWASSA services for the successful running of their farms.
  • Tingos commitment to being a force for positive change has been recognized in its nomination for the Environmental, Social & Governance Award at the upcoming Crypto AM Awards .
  • The Crypto AM Awards, scheduled to take place Thursday, September 30, at the prestigious Leonardo Royal Hotel London, will mark the climax of the two-day Crypto AM Summit .

Blockchain pioneers Scott Stornetta and Stuart Haber join speakers rostrum at CoinGeek New York

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 7:00pm

Scott remains very committed to the furthering of blockchain technology and is a partner at the blockchain-focused VC, Yugen Partners.

Key Points: 
  • Scott remains very committed to the furthering of blockchain technology and is a partner at the blockchain-focused VC, Yugen Partners.
  • Similarly, Stuart who in 2019 performed a TedTalk on the subject of blockchain tech , is still involved in the development of the technology via the eponymous Stuart Haber Crypto LLC.
  • Joining Ian, Stuart and Scott will be nChain's Chief Scientist, Dr Craig Wright, and the panel will be hosted by the Bitcoin Association's Jimmy Nguyen.
  • With the likes of Stuart, Ian, Craig and Scott gathered together we will be able to showcase what the future holds for blockchain technology."

Blockchain pioneers Scott Stornetta and Stuart Haber join speakers rostrum at CoinGeek New York

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 7:00pm

LONDON, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized as the creators of blockchain technology – and even cited in the footnotes of the original Bitcoin Whitepaper – Stuart and Scott are a powerful addition to CoinGeek's 'Future of Technology' panel where they will be joined by renowned Cryptographer Ian Grigg. This panel will take place on Day 1 of the Conference at 510pm EST.

Key Points: 
  • Scott remains very committed to the furthering of blockchain technology and is a partner at the blockchain-focused VC, Yugen Partners.
  • Similarly, Stuart who in 2019 performed a TedTalk on the subject of blockchain tech , is still involved in the development of the technology via the eponymous Stuart Haber Crypto LLC.
  • Joining Ian, Stuart and Scott will be nChain's Chief Scientist, Dr Craig Wright, and the panel will be hosted by the Bitcoin Association's Jimmy Nguyen.
  • With the likes of Stuart, Ian, Craig and Scott gathered together we will be able to showcase what the future holds for blockchain technology."

Africa's Fastest Growing Crypto Exchange, Yellow Card, Raises $15M Series A Funding

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:48pm

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pan-African cryptocurrency exchange, Yellow Card, has announced a $15M Series A, the largest ever by an African cryptocurrency exchange, to ramp up hiring and continue its expansion across the continent. The round was led by Valar Ventures, Third Prime, and Castle Island Ventures with participation from Square, Inc., Blockchain.com Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Polychain Capital, BlockFi, Fabric Ventures, Raba Partnership, MoonPay, GreenHouse Capital, and more.

Key Points: 
  • Chris Maurice, co-founder and CEO of Yellow Card, expressed the significance of this round of investment for Yellow Card's future.
  • Yellow Card wants everyone to know that Africa should be seen as a prominent region for crypto adoption.
  • "This raise is a validation that Africa has a major place in the crypto industry," said Yellow Card's Chief Bitcoin Officer, Munachi Ogueke.
  • Yellow Card makes it easy for anyone, anywhere in Africa to buy crypto using cash, mobile money, card, or bank transfer.

Africa's Fastest Growing Crypto Exchange, Yellow Card, Raises $15M Series A Funding

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:40pm

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pan-African cryptocurrency exchange, Yellow Card, has announced a $15M Series A, the largest ever by an African cryptocurrency exchange, to ramp up hiring and continue its expansion across the continent. The round was led by Valar Ventures, Third Prime, and Castle Island Ventures with participation from Square, Inc., Blockchain.com Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Polychain Capital, BlockFi, Fabric Ventures, Raba Partnership, MoonPay, GreenHouse Capital, and more.

Key Points: 
  • Chris Maurice, co-founder and CEO of Yellow Card, expressed the significance of this round of investment for Yellow Card's future.
  • Yellow Card wants everyone to know that Africa should be seen as a prominent region for crypto adoption.
  • "This raise is a validation that Africa has a major place in the crypto industry," said Yellow Card's Chief Bitcoin Officer, Munachi Ogueke.
  • Yellow Card makes it easy for anyone, anywhere in Africa to buy crypto using cash, mobile money, card, or bank transfer.

EMURGO Launches New $100 Million Cardano Ecosystem Investment Vehicle

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:32pm

Ltd. EMURGO , the official commercial arm of the Cardano blockchain, today announced the launch of a new Cardano ecosystem investment vehicle to invest into early startup and growth stage companies focused on building socially impactful solutions powered by Cardano.

Key Points: 
  • Ltd. EMURGO , the official commercial arm of the Cardano blockchain, today announced the launch of a new Cardano ecosystem investment vehicle to invest into early startup and growth stage companies focused on building socially impactful solutions powered by Cardano.
  • Ltd., this new Cardano investment vehicle will be composed of two separate entities, EMURGO Africa, and EMURGO Ventures, each with a distinct investment thesis.
  • As subsidiary entities of EMURGO - one of the founding members of Cardano - EMURGO Africa and EMURGO Ventures will leverage EMURGO's deep experience in blockchain solutions deployment and global network of industry partners to provide strategic capital to its portfolio companies, helping to bolster the Cardano ecosystem.
  • Adanian Labs, a venture building studio operator in Africa, will partner with EMURGO Africa to support impact driven startups expanding the Cardano ecosystem across the continent.

Matrixport Unleashes Power of Dollar Cost Averaging with New "Auto-Invest" New App Tool

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 6:00am

SINGAPORE, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Matrixport, Asia's fastest growing digital assets financial services platform, has announced the introduction of 'Auto-Invest', an investment tool that enables users to utilise a dollar-cost-averaging (DCA) strategy to accrue Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) at predetermined intervals with just a few clicks on Matrixport's secure app platform.

Key Points: 
  • With the innate volatilities of an emerging asset class, crypto-investing may be a daunting venture to embark on, especially for crypto-curious newbies.
  • Cynthia Wu, Head of Sales and Business Development, Matrixport said: "Bitcoin is a resilient and promising asset class but with an innate volatility.
  • For many crypto traders and HODLers, it is always challenging to time the market and buy at a dip.
  • Matrixport's 'Auto-Invest'allows users to adopt a proven DCA investment strategy in building their crypto portfolio in a most stress-free way.

Crypto Financial Services Firm Blofin Raises US$12 Million Series A2 Led by KuCoin Eco Fund

Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 10:00pm

BEIJING, Sept 27, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Crypto financial services firm Blofin has raised US$12 million in a series A2 round of financing, led by KuCoin Eco Fund, followed by Matrix Partners, Lingfeng Capital and Fenbushi Capital.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Sept 27, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Crypto financial services firm Blofin has raised US$12 million in a series A2 round of financing, led by KuCoin Eco Fund, followed by Matrix Partners, Lingfeng Capital and Fenbushi Capital.
  • In March of this year, Blofin finished a US$10 million A+ round of financing led by SIG and Matrix Partners.
  • Blofin also provides crypto asset management services by focusing on small and medium sized Quantitative Hedge Funds to provide capital investments, lower trading fees, and other financial services.
  • Blofin is close to securing additional digital asset management licenses for Hong Kong, Singapore and other global financial centers around the world.

Majic’s CGCX Partners with PVBLIC Foundation

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 3:32pm

Kicking off the series of campaigns, CGCX and Majic, will be joining the Together for the Planet'' event taking place on September 27, 2021 in Mexico City.

Key Points: 
  • Kicking off the series of campaigns, CGCX and Majic, will be joining the Together for the Planet'' event taking place on September 27, 2021 in Mexico City.
  • Registration is free at
    We are honored to be part of this initiative by the PVBLIC Foundation.
  • Official partners include PVBLIC Foundation, the U.S. Department of States Office of Global Partnerships, and Industria Mexicana de Coca-Cola.
  • Founded in 2012, PVBLIC Foundation is an innovative non-profit organization that mobilizes media, data, and technology for sustainable development and social impact around the world.

Powerbridge Technologies Establishes Powercrypto Holdings for its Crypto Mining and Digital Asset Operations

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:30pm

ZHUHAI, China, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Powerbridge Technologies Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PBTS) ("Powerbridge" or the "Company"), a SaaS solutions and Blockchain applications provider, today announced that the Company is establishing Powercrypto Holdings ("Powercrypto"), its new Singapore-based subsidiary for its Crypto Mining and Digital Asset operations.

Key Points: 
  • ZHUHAI, China, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Powerbridge Technologies Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PBTS) ("Powerbridge" or the "Company"), a SaaS solutions and Blockchain applications provider, today announced that the Company is establishing Powercrypto Holdings ("Powercrypto"), its new Singapore-based subsidiary for its Crypto Mining and Digital Asset operations.
  • Powercrypto will be focusing on green renewable energy powered crypto mining farms with its intended worldwide operations, including North America and Asia.
  • Powercrypto strives to become one of the most competitiveBitcoin and Ethereum mining companies with promising BTC hashrate of 1,000,000TH/s and ETH hashrate of 698,224MH/s.
  • Stewart Lor, President of Powerbridge Technologies, commented, "We believe this is an opportune time to launch Powercrypto, as we look to expand our global operations of crypto mining and digital assets.