Cryptocurrencies

OIO, Moonstake's Partner and SGX listed company, appoints New CEO for its blockchain business subsidiary, Rudy Lim, former Head of FinTech at DBS Bank

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 3:00am

Rudy's joining OIO Singapore Pte Ltd will enhance the business of Moonstake and its partners in this rapidly growing market.

Key Points: 
  • Rudy's joining OIO Singapore Pte Ltd will enhance the business of Moonstake and its partners in this rapidly growing market.
  • Formerly the Head of Fintech in DBS Bank, Rudy was able to envision the need of striking modification in traditional banking from the rise of the digital economy.
  • Blockchain and innovation are two dominant forces driving change for our clients and must have the entire company's undivided focus.
  • OIO has recently expanded into blockchain-related businesses which include sales agency business, software development agency business and blockchain-related consultancy businesses.

Global Care Capital Announces Definitive Agreement for Acquisition of ASIC Power Corporation

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 4:00am

ASIC is the first cryptocurrency company combining state of the art ASIC chips with royalty streaming contracts.

Key Points: 
  • ASIC is the first cryptocurrency company combining state of the art ASIC chips with royalty streaming contracts.
  • We are excited to be part of Global Care Capital and help diversify their portfolio, giving them exposure to cryptocurrency through the royaltystreamingmodel, said Daniel Novak, co-founder & CEO of ASIC Power Corporation.
  • ASIC Power Corporation is a company focused on vertical integration of blockchain infrastructure, covering energy, hardware and software optimization focused on bitcoin as an underlying asset.
  • Global Care Capital is a global investment company which specializes in providing early-stage financing to private and public companies.

BIT DIGITAL ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Bit Digital, Inc. and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 2:00am

Investors have until March 22, 2021 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.

Key Points: 
  • Investors have until March 22, 2021 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.
  • Bit Digital is a holding company that purports to engage in the bitcoin mining business through its wholly owned subsidiaries in U.S. and Hong Kong.
  • On January 11, 2021, J Capital Research issued a research report alleging, among other things, that Bit Digital operates a fake crypto currency business designed to steal funds from investors.
  • The firm represents individual and institutional investors in commercial, securities, derivative, and other complex litigation in state and federal courts across the country.

Mirror Completes Bridge to Binance Smart Chain to Bring Synthetic Stocks to Binance Community

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 2:00am

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Mirror, the synthetic assets protocol built on the Terra blockchain, has completed the integration of a cross-chain bridge to Binance Smart Chain (BSC) -- bringing synthetic assets to the BSC community.

Key Points: 
  • SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Mirror, the synthetic assets protocol built on the Terra blockchain, has completed the integration of a cross-chain bridge to Binance Smart Chain (BSC) -- bringing synthetic assets to the BSC community.
  • "We're thrilled to extend access to Mirror's synthetic assets to the Binance Smart Chain community," says Terraform Labs Co-Founder & CEO, Do Kwon.
  • Binance Smart Chain is a sovereign smart contract blockchain delivering Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatible programmability.
  • Designed to run in parallel with Binance Chain, Binance Smart Chain retains the former's fast execution times and low transaction fees while adding Smart Contracts functionality to support compatible dApps.

Mercado Bitcoin receives contribution led by GP Investimentos and Parallax Ventures who will invest BRL 200 million in 2021

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 6:20pm

With the investment received in early 2021, the startup plans to invest BRL 200 million in order to accelerate its growth and consolidate its leadership as the largest digital asset platform in the region.

Key Points: 
  • With the investment received in early 2021, the startup plans to invest BRL 200 million in order to accelerate its growth and consolidate its leadership as the largest digital asset platform in the region.
  • The deal, led by fund management company GP Investimentos and Parallax Ventures, also includes the participation of Fundo Evora, of Ze Bonchristiano, HS Investimentos FIP, Banco Plural and Gear Ventures.
  • The investment will be aimed at expanding the startup's international operations with the opening of new operations in Latin American countries.
  • Currently, Mercado Bitcoin already serves international customers from its operation in Brazil.

Bitcoin Market receives contribution led by GP Investimentos and Parallax Ventures who will invest BRL 200 million in 2021

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 4:01pm

With the investment received in early 2021, the startup plans to invest BRL 200 million in order to accelerate its growth and consolidate its leadership as the largest digital asset platform in the region.

Key Points: 
  • With the investment received in early 2021, the startup plans to invest BRL 200 million in order to accelerate its growth and consolidate its leadership as the largest digital asset platform in the region.
  • The deal, led by fund management company GP Investimentos and Parallax Ventures, also includes the participation of Fundo Evora, of Ze Bonchristiano, HS Investimentos FIP, Banco Plural and Gear Ventures.
  • The investment will be aimed at expanding the startup's international operations with the opening of new operations in Latin American countries.
  • Currently, Bitcoin Market already serves international customers from its operation in Brazil.

Routemaster Capital Graduates Public Listing to NEO Exchange

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 3:27pm

NEO is pleased to announce it has granted final approval to Routemaster Capital Inc. (Routemaster or the Company), a Canadian decentralized finance company, to graduate to the NEO Exchange following a voluntary delisting from the TSX Venture Exchange.

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  • NEO is pleased to announce it has granted final approval to Routemaster Capital Inc. (Routemaster or the Company), a Canadian decentralized finance company, to graduate to the NEO Exchange following a voluntary delisting from the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • Routemaster began trading today on the NEO Exchange under the symbol NEO:DEFI .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210121005648/en/
    Routemaster Capital Inc., a Canadian decentralized finance company, participates in a digital market open to celebrate their launch today on the NEO Exchange.
  • NEO Exchange is a progressive stock exchange that brings together investors and capital raisers within a fair, efficient, and service-oriented environment.

CryptoCurrencyWire Announces Third Year of Collaboration with The North American Bitcoin Conference

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 2:35pm

CCW will leverage upon its extensive array of corporation communications solutions to increase recognition for conference participants who are seeking to enhance visibility before investors, journalists, consumers and the public.

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  • CCW will leverage upon its extensive array of corporation communications solutions to increase recognition for conference participants who are seeking to enhance visibility before investors, journalists, consumers and the public.
  • We are pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with the CryptoCurrencyWire team, who will be returning for the third time as The North American Bitcoin Conferences official newswire, said Moe Levin, CEO of Keynote.
  • Our team is always thrilled to be working with The North American Bitcoin Conferences event organizers, said Jonathan Keim, director of communications for CryptoCurrencyWire.
  • Please see full terms of use and disclaimers on the CryptoCurrencyWire (CCW) website applicable to all content provided by CCW, wherever published or re-published: http://CCW.fm/Disclaimer

Fortune Writer and Author Jeff John Roberts Hosts ‘Bevel, Books and Bourbon’ to Discuss “Kings of Crypto: One Startup's Quest to Take Cryptocurrency Out of Silicon Valley and Onto Wall Street"

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 2:41pm

The conversation will be led by renowned tech and cryptocurrency journalist Jeff John Roberts , author of Kings of Crypto, published in December 2020.

Key Points: 
  • The conversation will be led by renowned tech and cryptocurrency journalist Jeff John Roberts , author of Kings of Crypto, published in December 2020.
  • "I first encountered Bitcoin in 2013 in a park where Wall Street bankers and crypto anarchists were trading it in the open air.
  • I'm eager to share some of the secrets I've learned from years covering Coinbase and crypto, Roberts said.
  • Kings of Crypto depicts the rapid rise of Coinbase, the largest digital currency exchange in the world.

Kraken Expands Crypto Access to GBP and AUD Markets with Greatest Addition of New Trading Pairs to Date

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 2:30pm

Beginning Thursday, fourteen cryptocurrencies can be traded directly using thirteen new trading pairs each for GBP and AUD, on Kraken.

Key Points: 
  • Beginning Thursday, fourteen cryptocurrencies can be traded directly using thirteen new trading pairs each for GBP and AUD, on Kraken.
  • The cryptocurrency space isnt just about Bitcoin, and it isnt just about the US dollar, said Curtis Ting, Krakens Managing Director of Europe.
  • Furthermore, Australia is now one of Krakens fastest growing markets since the introduction of AUD funding in 2020.
  • Krakens clients trade more than 50 digital assets and 7 different fiat currencies, including EUR, USD, CAD, GBP, JPY, CHF and AUD.