Crowdstart Capital

By Michael Reuter | Blockchain Technology Accelerator

Tokenisation Of German Real Estate Fund

<b><br>Blockchain is a foundational technology, an underlying technology layer for applications built on top of it, allowing them to share a joint database</b> …

Blockchain

Inside the Crypto World's Biggest Scandal

One day in the spring of 2010, Kathleen McCaffrey, a sophomore at New York University, received an invitation from a stranger named Arthur Breitman. …

Cryptocurrency

ICOs are becoming funds

What does a startup do with $48 million? $130 million? $1.7 billion? This question – one integral in the whole ICO craze – hasn’t quite been answered yet but it’s going to be far more interesting as ICOs and cryptocurrencies transform from purely product-oriented companies into actual funds.<p>Take …

Cryptocurrency

12 Graphs That Show Just How Early The Cryptocurrency Market Is

From the time the first website was published in 1991 until today, the internet has profoundly reshaped humanity.<p>Comparisons between cryptocurrencies …

JP Morgan Announces Prototype Blockchain Platform to Streamline Capital Markets Infrastructure

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co demonstrated a prototype of its blockchain platform for capital markets at the NY Consensus conference yesterday.J.P. Morgan …

Capital Markets Blockchains Are Finally Getting Go-Live Dates

If minimum viable products (MVPs) have so far proved elusive for companies building blockchain solutions for capital markets, Consensus 2018 marked a …

The RAAY Operating System As The New Protocol For Banking

<b>From the early days of capitalism, when from 1633 the Hollandische Mercurius referred to capitalists as the owners of capital, on to David Ricardo</b> …

Don't Panic! US Securities Exemptions for Initial Coin Offerings

So you were ready to do an initial coin offering (ICO), and then the Securities Exchange Commission released an investigative report concluding that …

Unlawful: SEC Warns Celebrities Against Pumping ICOs & Other Investment Opportunities

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is out with a note, and an investor alert, warning celebrities against the “unlawful” promotion of …

VC firm SparkLabs launches a security token to let anyone invest in its accelerator programs

Ardent crypto enthusiasts believe ICOs and cryptocurrencies will replace venture capital, but what if VC investors absorb crypto into their existing operations?<p>That’s the thesis that SparkLabs, a U.S.-Korean firm that runs multiple global funds and early-stage accelerator programs, is putting to …

Why this crypto startup is breaking through stigmas by embracing regulation

Ever since cryptocurrency began to dominate headlines in 2017, it’s been primarily viewed with a kind of “Wild West” outlook. A lack of clear regulatory standards, as well as the potential for significant gains (or massive losses), has emboldened many while causing others to shy away from …

REGISTER NOW: The Blockchained Mobility Hackathon 2018

<b>THE BLOCKCHAINED MOBILITY HACKATHON @DAHO.AM</b>Compete and collaborate: The Blockchained Mobility Hackathon brings together the biggest players in …

New: The Datarella Blockchain Weekly Newsletter

<b>Email is dead? Not really. Beside billions of exchanged emails daily, many people have returned to newsletters when looking for valuble information</b> …

Gartner Survey: 77% Of CIOs Have ‘No Plans’ For Blockchain

Over half of company CIOs surveyed by Gartner have “no plans” to use blockchain technology.Blockchain may be known to 66% of chief information …

Compliant Airdrops Are Here: CoinList to Offer Investors Free Crypto Giveaways

Who'd have thought giving something away could be so complicated?<p>That's the question crypto innovators have had to come to terms with since the …

German Securities Trading Bank Reportedly Becomes First In Country To Trade Crypto

German bank VPE has launched a cryptocurrency trading service available to institutional investors and professional clients.VPE WertpapierhandelsBank …

Kraken’s Position on Regulation

<b>Introduction</b>Since 2011, Kraken has been a leader in the industry, actively developing and driving multiple self-regulatory organizations (DATA, …

OTC crypto market flourishes, powered by Skype

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Trading firms are negotiating buying, selling and lending digital currencies like bitcoin and ether over Skype, catering to big investors looking to avoid rocking already volatile online exchanges.<p>Some 20 traders as well as clients such as wealthy investors, bitcoin …

Brazil’s Biggest Investment Firm To Launch OTC Crypto Exchange, Local Sources Say

A new over-the-counter Bitcoin exchange could hit the Brazilian market after sources suggested traditional firm XP investimentos had launch …

Blockchain Meetup 13: Crypto Exchanges 2.0 – Secure Cryptocurrency Trading

<b><br>In 2018, the cryptocurrency market has lost roughly 50% of its 2017 value. Some crypto exchanges had to close, others find themselves preventing</b> …

Blockchain Securities Platform Gets $28 Mln In Funding From Big Name VC Investors

Andreessen Horowitz and Pantera Capital are among the investors pumping $28 mln into Blockchain securities platform Harbor.Several high-profile …

Europe's venture capitalists embrace virtual currency craze

LONDON (Reuters) - Some of Europe's biggest venture capital firms are buying into sales of new virtual coins or asking their investors to give them the freedom to do so, in a sign of mainstream investor backing for the booming but controversial crowd-funding tool.<p>Germany's HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, …

Announcing the CSC Cryptocurrency Payment App for DAHO.AM Tech Conference

<b>We are very pleased to announce that Crowdstart Capital will be releasing a CrowdstartCoin XSC powered payment app and DApp browser at the DAHO.AM</b> …

$1 Billion Blockchain Fund Launches with Chinese Government Backing

A new Chinese blockchain fund has $1.6 billion available to invest in innovative startups - 30 percent of which is backed by a city government.<p>Dubbed …

Ripple Invests $25 Mln In XRP In Blockchain Venture Fund

Ripple invests $25 mln of XRP into a Blockchain venture fund to aid the “development of the Blockchain space” and identify new uses for its own …

Blockchain Is 'Going Mainstream' Says European Commission Official

An executive from the institution tasked with overseeing European regulation is offering new praise for blockchain technology.<p>In a speech Tuesday, …

Bank-Backed Hyperledger Is Slowly Opening to ICOs

While enterprises have generally been more conservative when it comes to cryptocurrency, one of the market's key players, the Hyperledger consortium, …

CROWDVOTE – Modular Building Blocks for an Ethereum Voting DApp

<b>The next phase of the Crowdstart XSC plan is CROWDVOTE, a crowd-based voting mechanism to distribute CrowdstartCoins XSC to the best blockchain</b> …