VC Firm Homebrew Considering an ICO to Raise its Next Fund

It would be only the second venture capital fund to raise money with blockchain and cryptocurrency.

The company called Blockchain raises $40 million

 Blockchain (the company) just raised a $40 million Series B funding round led by Lakestar. Blockchain has been working on the most popular bitcoin wallet in the world. You can open a wallet on the company’s website or through its mobile apps. GV, Nokota Management, Digital Currency Group and existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mosaic Venture Partners, Prudence Holdings,… Read More

Will Amazon become a force in fintech?

 Amazon is the tech giant most likely to become a dominant player in fintech, predicted James Lloyd, Ernst & Young’s fintech leader, when speaking on stage at TechCrunch and TechNode’s event in Shenzhen, China on Monday. Lloyd told TechCrunch that he expects Amazon to expand further into payments, lending and credit scoring. “They’ll get into everything that… Read More

Regulations Are Making it Harder For Security Experts to Use Bitcoin

Using cryptocurrency to pay ransoms or do research can get "white hats" blacklisted.

Why Bitcoin Just Dropped 30%

Will the correction level out, or is there more downside waiting?

Bitcoin Has Come Roaring Back—But So Have the Risks

The bitcoin boom is back. But the only real rule with cryptocurrencies is uncertainty. The post Bitcoin Has Come Roaring Back—But So Have the Risks appeared first on WIRED.

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