Interconnecting Blockchain Project ICON Makes a Push Towards Decentralizing Its Nodes

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ICON recently announced its major decentralization initiative. The plan will elect twenty-two node operators that will produce blocks, verify transactions, and participate in consensus. History of ICON ICON aims to design an “interconnecting blockchain network.” ICON (ICX) is engineering a solution to connect independent blockchains without the use of third-party intermediaries. This is done by…

Blockfolio’s CEO: How to Thrive During a Brutal Bear Market [Interview]

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The cryptocurrency markets have left many devastated. After cratering and losing over 80 percent of its value since 2017 highs, companies have contracted and individuals have become disillusioned with blockchain. Ed Moncada, the CEO of Blockfolio, has been there before, and shares his experiencing surviving—and even thriving—during the bear market. Edward (Ed) Moncada is an…

World’s 23rd Richest Man Invests in Cryptocurrency Exchange Bakkt’s First Funding Round

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Bakkt, a digital asset platform created by the Intercontinental Exchange, has completed its first funding round, securing an investment from Li Ka-shing, a renowned Hong Kong billionaire and one of the wealthiest men on the planet. Li Ka-Shing Leads Investment Round For Bakkt Bakkt, a cryptocurrency platform backed by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) had completed…

Bitcoin Futures Exchange Bakkt Raises $182.5 Million from BCG, Microsoft, Pantera Capital, and Others

Bitcoin Futures Exchange Bakkt Raises $182.5 Million from BCG, Microsoft, Pantera Capital, and Others

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Bitcoin enthusiasts are off to a promising start for 2019 as Bakkt announces the completion of a $182.5 million funding round from a host of influential venture capital funds. ‘Bakkt’ by the Biggest Bakkt was launched by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent firm of the New York Stock Exchange, along with several other influential…

Eight Reasons to Use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019

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This article on cryptocurrency payments was written by Thomas Highwater, who is an avid fan of all things crypto-related. Mr. Highwater teaches high-school level robotics and programming. *** While there is a growing number of fiat based-payment processors with a variety of practical tools and methods of payment, adding cryptocurrency payments into the mix provides…

A16z, Binance and More Back Oasis Labs' New Blockchain Incubator

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Oasis Labs is launching an incubator program for startups focused on privacy applications of blockchain, and some big investors are on board.

Crypto Billion Dollar Fund Records 22% Loss in August, State of Market

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According to a letter to its clients from Pantera Capital – the first billion-dollar crypto fund, the holdings of the fund have recorded a loss of 22 percent in August and a 72.7 percent loss year-to-date (YTD). The letter of Pantera Capital, publicly released by cryptocurrency researcher Collin Crypto, demonstrated that since December 2018, the inception of…

Crypto Investment Fund Pantera Capital Predicts $67,500 Bitcoin in 2019

Crypto Investment Fund Pantera Capital Predicts $67,500 Bitcoin in 2019

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Pantera Capital, one of the first investment firms to focus solely on the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector, has announced a substantial lifetime return of over 10,000% in a recent announcement celebrating the fund’s 5-year anniversary. Announced via Medium on July 27, Pantera Capital’s five-year anniversary celebration offers a retrospective view on the history of the…