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Ontology-partners-with-bloXmove

Ontology partners with bloXmove


Tuesday, November 23, 2021 by

Ontology, the project bringing trust, privacy, and security to Web3 through decentralized identity and data solutions, has announced a partnership with bloXmove, a business-to-business mobility blockchain platform designed to simplify travel across multiple forms of transportation by connecting mobility apps and reducing the need for users to switch between them. The...


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Bitcoin Latinum announces partnership with Vast Bank


Thursday, November 18, 2021 by

Bitcoin Latinum, the secure, next-generation, insured, asset-backed cryptocurrency has announced the commencement of a strategic partnership with Vast Bank, a trusted family-owned financial institution serving customers since 1982. The partnership will focus on opportunities for collaboration, deal flow, and integration among Vast Bank, Bitcoin Latinum, and Mo...


Crypto-APIs-launch-MPC-Wallet-as-a-Service

Crypto APIs launch MPC Wallet as a Service


Wednesday, November 17, 2021 by

The Bulgarian-based Software-as-a-Service startup Crypto APIs has launched an improved Wallet as a Service (WaaS) to provide small and medium businesses, enterprises, and institutions with a more secure and reliable multi-currency digital wallet. Crypto APIs launch MPC Wallet as a Service The service utilizes an advanced Multi-Party Computation (MPC) cryptographic...


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TruEra and Demyst win at the Global Veritas Challenge 2021


Monday, November 15, 2021 by

TruEra, along with its data partner Demyst, has emerged as one of the three winners of the Global Veritas Challenge 2021 at the Singapore Fintech Festival, the world's largest fintech event. The winning solution competed in the credit scoring and credit profiling category, demonstrating that third-party data and AI Quality management solutions together can impr...


Eric-Adams-takes-the-first-paychecks-in-Bitcoin

Eric Adams takes the first paychecks in Bitcoin


Friday, November 12, 2021 by

Matthew Le Merle announced that the Mayor-Elect of New York City, Eric Adams, will take his first three paychecks in BTC, in a nod towards the future of currency being digital. Mayor-Elect of New York City Eric Adams takes the first 3 paychecks in Bitcoin Matthew Le Merle says: "Smart politicians are embracing digital monies and assets now. It is...


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NFT prizes for MegaFans mobile eSports games


Wednesday, November 10, 2021 by

MegaFans, a mobile gaming company headquartered in Southern California, announced that they distributed the world's first NFTs (non-fungible tokens), as prizes to players, from a mobile eSports platform. MegaFans announced in October that they would offer NFTs and Cryptocurrency as prizes in their mobile eSports games. NFT prizes for MegaFans mobile eSports games...


Salary-payments-in-Bitcoin-could-become-the-new-norm

Salary payments in Bitcoin could become the new norm


Wednesday, November 10, 2021 by

More than a third of millennials and half of Generation Z would be happy to receive 50% of their salary in Bitcoin and/or other cryptocurrencies, reveals a new survey. The findings from a global poll carried out by deVere Group, one of the world's largest financial advisory, asset management, and fintech organizations, show that 36% of those born between 1980 and...


Number-of-Cryptocurrency-wallets-being-created-is-growing

Number of Cryptocurrency wallets being created is growing


Wednesday, November 10, 2021 by

The rise of the cryptocurrency sector over the past year has attracted more investors intending to get involved. The entry of new investors is partly highlighted by the cryptocurrency wallets created over the period. Number of Cryptocurrency wallets being created grew by 22M in 2021 According to data compiled by Finbold, the digital assets custody platform Blockch...


Nigel-Green-predicts-Bitcoin-record-highs

Nigel Green predicts Bitcoin record highs


Monday, November 8, 2021 by

Bitcoin could hit fresh all-time highs this week, which will bring upside to other cryptocurrencies, particularly those directly involved in fintech development. This is the bullish prediction from Nigel Green, the CEO, and founder of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory, asset management, and fintech organizations. Nigel G...


Bitcoin-price-prediction-after-central-banks-interest-rates-rise

Bitcoin price prediction after central banks interest rates rise


Tuesday, November 2, 2021 by

Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies are likely to jump this week on central banks' interest rates announcements, predicts the CEO of one of the world's largest independent financial advisory, asset management, and fintech organizations. Bitcoin price prediction from Nigel Green The prediction from Nigel Green, the game-changing CEO and found...


Metaverse-masters-will-likely-be-cryptocurrency-investors

Metaverse masters will likely be cryptocurrency investors


Monday, October 25, 2021 by

Cryptocurrency investors of today are likely to be the "masters of the metaverse", which has the potential to change how we live, interact and do business, predicts the CEO of an independent financial advisory, asset management, and fintech organization. The prediction from Nigel Green, the CEO, and founder of deVere Group, comes as Facebook announces plans...


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Bitcoin ETF trading begins


Tuesday, October 19, 2021 by

Bitcoin is holding above $60k following the signaled approval of a futures ETF from ProShares, but whether it touches the fabled $100k this year will depend on the next few days. If it can hold $60k and even push through the all-time high of $64,804 achieved in April this week, we may see a big Christmas present for Bitcoin investors. Bitcoin ETF trading is approved ...


Cryptocurrency-market-growth-in-2021

Cryptocurrency market growth in 2021


Monday, October 18, 2021 by

The cryptocurrency sector is still growing, attracting more investors aiming to leverage various benefits of the industry. Additionally, the number of new cryptocurrencies joining the market is also accelerating as creators seek to leverage the benefits of blockchain technology. Cryptocurrency market growth in 2021 According to data acquired by cryptocurrency trad...


Cardano-price-prediction-for-2021

Cardano price prediction for 2021


Thursday, August 26, 2021 by

The price of cryptocurrency Cardano will jump to more than $3 in the next month, predicts the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory, asset management, and fintech organizations. Cardano price predictions for 2021 "WalletInvestor believes the next year will see ADA soar far beyond its current high. The outlet predicts a price o...


Cross-chain-Narni-Bridge-beta-launches-from-Umbria-Network

Cross chain Narni Bridge beta launches from Umbria Network


Wednesday, August 25, 2021 by

Umbria Network has announced that Narni ‘Insta’ Bridge is in Beta and available to the public. Cross chain Narni Bridge extends functionality Users of the bridge - bridge.umbria.network can now transfer $UMBR (Umbria's governance token) between the Ethereum Mainnet and Matic Mainnet quickly, easily, and cheaply. Imminently the bridge...


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How many Bitcoin addresses are being created in 2021


Tuesday, August 24, 2021 by

The Bitcoin network continues to witness an eye-popping activity on its blockchain despite high volatility in Q2, after the asset sharply declined from its all-time high set in April 2021. Blockchain Centre reports how many Bitcoin addresses are being created in 2021 Data compiled by Blockchain Centre uncovered a stunning finding, as many as 488,206 new Bitco...


Ethereum-expected-to-hit-5k

Ethereum expected to hit 5k


Monday, May 3, 2021 by

The Ethereum price is likely to hit $5,000 over the next seven days as the cryptocurrency reaches new all-time highs, predicts the CEO of deVere, Nigel Green. The bullish prediction from Nigel Green, chief executive and founder of deVere Group, comes as Ether, the token transacted on the Ethereum blockchain, and the world’s second largest cryptocurrency after B...


Cardano-set-to-grow-after-becoming-fully-decentralized

Cardano set to grow after becoming fully decentralized


Wednesday, April 7, 2021 by

Cardano’s recent full decentralization will fuel its appeal and price, better positioning it to take on rivals Bitcoin and Ethereum in the booming cryptocurrency market, predicts the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations. The bold prediction from deVere Group CEO and founder Nigel Green comes as Cardano...


Lisk-becomes-member-of-Cryptocurrency-Open-Patent-Alliance

Lisk becomes member of Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance


Wednesday, March 24, 2021 by

Lisk has become the latest member of the Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance (COPA). As the first blockchain developer-focused member of the rapidly growing alliance, Lisk will help bolster innovation within the blockchain community through the promotion of open patent collaboration. The COPA consortium, which was launched in September 2020 by global financial servic...


Bitcoin-tops-$60k-for-the-first-time

Bitcoin tops $60k for the first time


Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by

With Bitcoin hitting a record high over the weekend, topping $60k for the first time, please find the below commentary from Jesse Cohen, senior analyst at Investing.com "It’s been a blockbuster year so far for Bitcoin, whose gains have left other assets in the dust. Bitcoin has seen its price more than double already through the first three months of ...


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Cashless society growing in popularity


Monday, March 15, 2021 by

The argument for a cashless society has been around for a while, but the rapid rise of the Coronavirus crisis has intensified the debate again amid concerns about banknotes and coins transmitting the virus. In addition to this, the increasing decline of high street bank branches and ATMs has made the possibility of a cashless society in the next few years more likely th...


$10-million-raised-for-decentralized-commerce-ecosystem

$10 million raised for decentralized commerce ecosystem


Thursday, March 11, 2021 by

Boson Protocol announced it has successfully closed the last round before its public sale, raising a total of $10m between all rounds. The presale round demonstrates continued support from existing investors, combined with new backers. The presale was 40x oversubscribed, showing strong interest for the project. These funding rounds enable Boson Protocol to continue d...


Getting-started-with-blockchain-smart-contracts

Getting started with blockchain smart contracts


Thursday, March 11, 2021 by

Cryptocurrency garners most of the headlines when it comes to blockchain, but the biggest impact over the long run will come from many other practical uses including banking, property records and healthcare, just to name a few. For all of the different use cases, blockchain apps have one thing in common that should be at the forefront of anything developers are working ...


Bitcoin-to-hit-an-all-time-high

Bitcoin to hit an all time high


Tuesday, March 9, 2021 by

The Bitcoin price is likely to hit an all-time high of $60,000 this week as the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to pass Democrats’ $1.9 trillion stimulus bill this week. The forecast from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group, comes as the cryptocurrency hit a market capitalization of $1 trillion Tuesday, as prices reached $54,9...


Investing-in-Bitcoin-by-baby-boomers-and-Gen-X-

Investing in Bitcoin by baby boomers and Gen X


Thursday, February 25, 2021 by

Baby boomers and Gen X are piling into Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations. The observation from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group comes from a global poll of clients aged over 55 found that 70% of those surveyed are already invested...


Bitcoin-reaches-new-highs-in-first-part-of-2021

Bitcoin reaches new highs in first part of 2021


Monday, February 15, 2021 by

The Bitcoin price nears $50,000 and will continue to reach new highs in this first quarter of 2021 – but investors should also expect volatility due to increasing regulatory scrutiny. This is the warning from Nigel Green, CEO and founder of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory and fintech organizations.  It comes...


DeFi-in-2021

DeFi in 2021


Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by

Without a doubt, DeFi will be one of the most important drivers behind the industry in 2021. We are seeing more and more traditional financial institutions embracing the benefits of cryptocurrencies, and the blockchain and crypto worlds are highly likely to positively disrupt investment banking and capital markets in 2021. In order for the two worlds to be bridged effec...


Crypto-regulation-obstacles-in-2021

Crypto regulation obstacles in 2021


Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by

Ethereum is of course a project to watch but seems to be suffering from project fatigue with increasing numbers speaking to other chains due I suspect, to uncertainty on ETH2.0 dates and scaling timescales. Once they sort out those issues, they will undoubtedly continue to see adoption outside the DeFi spikes we have seen in Q3 2020. In 2020, we have already seen cry...


Why-blockchain-is-the-future

Why blockchain is the future


Friday, January 15, 2021 by

The fears from the pandemic have naturally placed more focus on wearables helping us monitor our health, fitness, and keeping us better connected. Companies such as Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, and others are flooding the market with health and fitness devices to help mankind to stay healthy and happier. I believe we will see even more companies entering this space and mo...


Bitcoin-should-have-a-great-year-says-PlasmaPay

Bitcoin should have a great year says PlasmaPay


Thursday, January 14, 2021 by

Bitcoin should have a great year thanks to the macro conditions caused by the massive government stimulus packages of 2020, but Ethereum should also be able to build on the success of 2020 as DeFi matures and develops. Bitcoin should have a great year and so will Ethereum Expect greater numbers of cross-chain solutions to launch in response to the scaling iss...


Enterprise-blockchain-adoption-will-increase-in-2021

Enterprise blockchain adoption will increase in 2021


Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by

One significant trend witnessed in 2020 was the wave of large enterprises moving to execute their business logic in Layer 2 networks and simply using Layer 1 for consensus and arbitration. This combination offers enterprises the best of both public networks — with superior, distributed trust - and private networks — with lower costs and better scalability, p...


Blockchain-regulations-to-look-for-in-2021

Blockchain regulations to look for in 2021


Saturday, January 9, 2021 by

Trends in the blockchain and crypto industries in 2021 are likely to be anchored around the growing demands of the decentralized finance space. Layer 2 and cross-chain solutions address current scalability issues. The UX and UI of dApps and wallets will also be improved. Even newer areas of interest like decentralized identity will likely see most of its' developmen...


Bitcoin-price-prediction-for-2021

Bitcoin price prediction for 2021


Saturday, January 9, 2021 by

The biggest challenge for the industry in 2021 will be in regulation. There is already significant pressure from the US treasury to overly regulate Bitcoin to a point where it would lose significant utility. AML/KYC requirements will only increase in multiple jurisdictions. France for example recently came out with some stringent AML/KYC requirements. Bitcoin price p...


Cryptocurrency-investment-predictions-for-2021

Cryptocurrency investment predictions for 2021


Friday, January 8, 2021 by

The institutionalization of cryptocurrency has been the emerging theme of 2020. The investment focus has largely been focused on Bitcoin, up over 90% year to date, as digital gold (i.e. a hard money alternative to fiat), with broadening adoption from institutional investors. Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency, has seen some speculative investment but it will li...


Altcoins-rising-and-are-here-to-stay

Altcoins rising and are here to stay


Thursday, January 7, 2021 by

The institutional adoption of cryptocurrencies has been one of the dominant trends of the market in 2020. More institutions and liquidity providers are rapidly entering the space and the investments in Bitcoin appear to be strong. This trend is likely to continue, and increase momentum in 2021, with announcements by the likes of PayPal offering crypto payments in 2021 a...