Feb 192017
 
Melonport ICO (Seed) Raises $2.9 Million in Under 10 Minutes

The Melonport ICO (first round, seed) was completed in under 10 minutes, and the project raised 227,000 Ether, which is around $2.9 million. Melonport pitches itself as blockchain software for asset management. The ICO was finished way too early for many enthusiasts and therefore I believe the token wasn’t as widely distributed as it could […]

Dec 232016
 
Alternatives to Circle to Buy Bitcoin

We covered earlier this month that Circle ended support for buying Bitcoin. Since then, we’ve gotten a lot of queries about what the best methods to buy Bitcoin are. This post is to give you alternatives to Circle to buy Bitcoin that are as convenient as Circle (actually, Circle was really good and convenient to […]

Dec 102016
 
Andreessen Horowitz And Union Square Ventures Invest in Ex-Coinbase Employee's Digital Assets Hedge Fund

‘Digital Asset’ trading is set to enter the mainstream financial industry with Polychain capital raising $10 million from venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures. The hedge fund, Polychain capital, is run by Olaf,the first Coinbase employee who quit earlier this year to start his own venture. The round is the first venture […]

Dec 072016
 
Circle Ends Support for Buying Bitcoin

In a major blow to the way Bitcoin enthusiasts can buy Bitcoin, Circle, one of the best funded venture capital firms in the space has decided to end the ability to purchase Bitcoin through its service. Instead, Circle is referring customers and potential customers to Coinbase, once considered its competitor. Thus, Coinbase has become the […]

Dec 062016
 
The IRS Moves in on Bitcoin Users

The U.S. government has always taken a somewhat hands-off approach concerning Bitcoin. With some countries around the world flirting with the idea of recognizing Bitcoin as legal tender, or officially adopting it, U.S. financial regulators instead classified the cryptocurrency as a commodity. This means that it’s viewed in a similar way to a stock or […]

Nov 202016
 
Dividend Paying Cryptocurrencies: The Ultimate Guide

Dividend paying cryptocurrencies are becoming a dominant, emerging trend. Crypto-investors should be aware of their dynamic, and how they can enhance returns. Given their similarity with dividend-paying stocks, we can look at historical data and models from the stock market to try and make predictions on how the dividend paying cryptocurrencies will or could evolve […]