What the Next 4 Years of Ethereum Look Like

Yesterday, ethereum celebrated its fourth birthday. Four years ago, on July 30, 2015, the world’s first general-purpose blockchain platform went live. Called ethereum, the platform was the first of its kind to feature a Turing-complete virtual machine and native programming language able to deploy code of any algorithmic complexity. “Before ethereum, developers had to design […]

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Crypto Wallet Abra Adds In-App Support for ‘Thousands’ of US Banks

Cryptocurrency wallet and investment app Abra now allows users to connect accounts from “thousands” of U.S. banks, the firm announced Thursday. The expanded bank options come courtesy of an integration with Plaid, a fintech service that enables applications to connect with users’ bank accounts using APIs. Until now, Abra users in the U.S. and EU […]

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Polychain’s Assets Drop $376 Million Since August, SEC Filings Show

A new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) shows that prominent venture fund Polychain had $591.5 million in assets under management at the end of March. That’s down considerably since the firm’s August 2018 filing, which showed $967.8 million in assets under management. That’s a loss in value of $376.4 million. The Wall […]

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Crypto Investment App Donut Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding

Cryptocurrency investment app provider Donut has raised $1.8 million in a seed funding round. The Germany-based startup told CoinDesk on Thursday that the round was led by early-stage venture capital firm Redalpine. Other investors included technology venture funds EarlyBlock and Entrepreneur First, AngelList’s Philipp Moehring and Andy Chung, N26 bank board member Marcus Mosen, and […]

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Coinbase Backs Security Token Startup’s $12.7 Million Funding Round

Security token startup Securitize announced it has raised nearly $13 million in a Series A funding round Monday as part of its mission to digitize traditional securities products on a blockchain. Led by Blockchain Capital, the equity investments were made to help the company bring on “knowledgeable investors” as it prepares for a security token […]

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Bitcoin Price Hits New All-Time High, is There a Limit?

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The global average bitcoin price across major markets including the US, Japan, South Korea, and Europe has surpassed $16,000, peaking at $16,422. Within the past 24 hours, the price of bitcoin has recorded an increase of nearly 30 percent, outperforming all of […]

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