Korea’s Shinhan will soon Roll-out Blockchain Based Securities Lending

The Shinhan financial investment group will soon be offering peer to peer (P2P) stock lending via the Blockchain. With the new service set to be launched later this year, users will be able to borrow and lend securities with other…

Everton Football Club Signs eToro as its Official Online Trading Partner

English premier league club Everton Football Club, has penned a deal with crypto inclusive investment and trading platform eToro. The Merseyside based club shared news of the deal in an official club announcement on Aug 1. As per the report,…

Arizona accepts Blockchain-based Cannabis Industry Oriented Pay Solution

The state of Arizona has accepted a Blockchain based cannabis industry-oriented payments solution into its fintech sandbox. A recent press release from the attorney general’s office indicated that the company involved called Alta, is a cash management solution for licensed…

Bittrex Launches New Middle East Crypto Platform Following Partnership

A digital asset trading platform is set to launch in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) thanks to a recently announced partnership between custodian provider Rain management WLL, and Bahrain based crypto exchange Bittrex. According to a press release,…

Ripples Partners with Kyoto and Tokyo Universities for Blockchain Research

Cryptocurrency giant Ripple has announced that it has partnered with Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo as part of its University Blockchain Research initiative (UBRI). These new Japanese partnerships were announced through a press release on Monday. According to…

International Lawyer: Crypto not the Solution for Financial Inclusion

The crypto industry took a beating again on the floor of the US senate, with international lawyer, Mehrsa Baradaran suggesting that cryptocurrencies are no solution for financial inclusion and equity in banking. In a statement published on the senate’s website,…

Experts foresee high-value blockchain construction industry use cases

Experts see a high value in blockchain construction use cases and foresee that the promising technology will make the industry more efficient.

IRS Issues Warning to Crypto Tax Defaulters

The internal revenue service (IRS), has begun to send out letters notifying crypto holders who owe the institution to pay their taxes in good time or face harsh penalties. The IRS is known for not mincing its words, and effecting…

How Crypto is Permeating into the Sports Industry

Cryptocurrencies and digital tokens have undeniably become powerful tools for multiple industries right now, despite some of the opposition they are facing at the moment. Sports has become one of the industries that the digital token fever has hit recently,…

Zhao: Institutional demand may not be behind BTC 2019 Price Surge

The crypto markets have seen a turn in fortunes compared to the biting conditions of most of last year. The markets have already seen a 200% rise this year with satoshis going from $3,500 at the start of the year…