JP Morgan Joins Ethereum in Developing Private Blockchain ‘Quorum’

JP Morgan, America’s largest bank with total assets of $2.35 trillion, is building a private blockchain based on ethereum according to a recently published presentation. JP Morgan’s Quorum, built in partnership with EthLab, co-founded by Jeffrey Wilcke, an Ethereum core developer, is “a minimalistic fork of the Go Ethereum client” and a “derivative of Go Ethereum.” […]

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Blockchain Network Synereo Partners Silicon Valley’s NFX Guild to Accelerate dApp Dev Teams

The NFX Guild, a mentorship-driven startup accelerator, has partnered with Synereo, a blockchain-based, decentralized social network, to develop an ecosystem of decentralized applications (dApps) on top of Synereo’s Blockchain 2.0 platform. The organizations share the vision of a freer and fairer Internet. Synereo’s technology for the next class of the NFX Guild accelerator program. The […]

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Chinese Open-Source Blockchain Startup Antshares raises $4.5 Million

 Shanghai-based blockchain startup Antshares has raised over $4.5 million a crowdsale, enabling it to complete the first ever open-source blockchain project in China. Antshares Blockchain, an open-source blockchain project has raised over $4.5 million in a crowd sale. The funds will see the startup complete the development of its blockchain platform under what it deems as […]

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Chinese Open-Source Blockchain Startup Antshares raises $4.5 Million

 Shanghai-based blockchain startup Antshares has raised over $4.5 million a crowdsale, enabling it to complete the first ever open-source blockchain project in China. Antshares Blockchain, an open-source blockchain project has raised over $4.5 million in a crowd sale. The funds will see the startup complete the development of its blockchain platform under what it deems as […]

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Indian Bitcoin Exchange Unocoin Raises a Record $1.5 Million in Funding

Indian bitcoin exchange Unocoin has raised $1.5 million in a Pre Series-A funding round, the highest amount raised for any digital currency venture in the country. Unocoin, an Indian bitcoin startup that offers a trading platform for Indian customers to buy, sell and store bitcoins has raised a record $1.5 million in a round of funding, […]

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Decentralized Sports Platform FirstBlood Raises 465,312.00 ETH, Set To Improve eSports

FirstBlood, an Ethereum-based, decentralized sports platform based on smart contracts, has raised 465,312.999 ETH in a crowdsale. The FirstBlood app allows eSports fans to compete in games through an automated, decentralized platform. The proceeds from the crowdsale, which lasts through October 24, 2016, will cover the development, release and operation of the decentralized sports platform. […]

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Russia’s Biggest Bank Joins the Hyperledger Blockchain Project

The Linux Foundation-run Hyperledger Project will see a new member join the ranks, in Russia’s largest bank (by assets) Sberbank. The  Hyperledger Project will now include Russian bank Sberbank among its roster of members and participants, revealed a report by regional industry publication Bankir.Ru. Sberbank first deputy chairman Lev Khasis and Hyperledger CEO Brian Behlendorf […]

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Bitcoin Price Slowdown

Bitcoin price continues trading above support as 4,000 CNY and $600 holds. Slowing price action implies an imminent ramp-up in volatility, yet technical analysis suggests traders wait for additional consolidation. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now. Bitcoin Price Analysis Time of […]

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Ethereum-Based Investment Fund ICONOMI Raises Over $8.9 Million In ICO

Called a fund management platform for the decentralized economy, ICONOMI, an Ethereum-based investment fund for cryptocurrencies and blockchains, has raised over $8.9 million in operational capital and equity through an Initial Coin Offering (ICO).  ICONOMI raised $3 million in the last three days alone of its ICO, which closes at 4 p.m. EST today.   Developed […]

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Ethereum To Surpass Bitcoin? Gavin Andresen Tweet Foretells Growing Sentiment

Gavin Andresen raised eyebrows recently when he tweeted that Ethereum has more nodes now than bitcoin and that it will grow its lead as its block size exceeds bitcoin’s.  Ethereum has more nodes today than Bitcoin. Prediction: it's lead will grow even as its blockchain size exceeds bitcoin's. — Gavin Andresen (@gavinandresen) September 25, 2016 […]

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