A Bitcoin Guide for Beginners

Getting started with Bitcoin is relatively easy. At a glance, it may seem like “magic internet money” but it’s unique in nature and offers a peer-to-peer system of banking that does not rely on any central authority to function. Disclaimer: Cryptocurrencies are a risky investment due to their high volatility. Never invest more than you can afford to lose. Why Bitcoin? […]

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CWT International faces asset seizures after defaulting on loan

HONG KONG • CWT International, controlled by HNA Group, failed to pay interest on a HK$1.4 billion (S$242 million) facility, prompting lenders to demand immediate repayment of the loan, it said yesterday. The Hong Kong-listed company will have to make good on the payment by 9am today to prevent lenders from taking action, it said in a statement to the […]

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Potential Scenarios in China’s Bitcoin Mining Ban

China, the world’s biggest market for computer hardware produced to mine Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies, recently banned crypto mining activities, with the aim of combating the increasing pressure on the government from the crypto sector. The move – China’s Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency mining ban – poses some potential scenarios. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China’s planning […]

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U.S SEC’s FinHub Published Framework for Crypto Assets

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a “Framework for ‘Investment Contract’ Analysis of Digital Assets” on Wednesday April 3 to enable all market entities to determine whether or not a crypto (digital asset) is considered an investment contract, and if so, a security. The work was produced by the two SEC Commissioners Valerie Szczepanik, a senior advisor for […]

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Top 7 Best Altcoins under $1 to Invest in 2019

If you are looking to invest in crypto but do not have the capital to go after higher-priced cryptos such as Bitcoin or Ethereum, know that there are plenty of cheap alternatives that are promising investments. In today’s article we will be looking at some of the bets altcoins under $1 in which you can invest in 2019: Ripple Ripple has […]

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Crypto Compliance Firm Chainalysis Secures $30M USD Investment

Chainalysis, a cryptocurrency compliance and investigation firm, has secured a $30M Series B financing led by Accel. Benchmark also increased its investment in the company after leading its $16M Series A round last April. Chainalysis will use the funding to support strategic product development of new cryptocurrency usage and open an office in London that will act as a hub […]

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Cybersecurity took center stage in 2018 and could present an exciting investment opportunity

Cybersecurity has always been a topic of importance for both enterprises and individuals. However, 2018 was riddled with events that highlighted just how crucial an issue it is, following privacy breaches such as the Cambridge Analytica Facebook scandal. With renewed interest in online safety and privacy, cybersecurity stocks are attracting increasing attention in the investment world. 2018 – the year […]

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Van Eck Associates CEO: Bitcoin Investors Will Add Gold This Year

Gold and bitcoin markets have have attracted comparisons for some time now, with gold investors taking an interest in the cryptocurrency during the 2017 bull market. But some of these investors are now reintroducing gold to their portfolio, according to Jan Van Eck of Van Eck Associates.  Bitcoin vs Gold Van Eck, whose firm created the most popular gold exchange-traded […]

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UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund Boosts E-Commerce Platform with Blockchain Investment

UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, the private equity investment arm of Universal Parcel Service (UPS), has made an equity investment in e-commerce platform Inxeption, to help the latter develop highly functional e-commerce solutions for B2B sellers and buyers, according to a press release on January 16, 2019.   A Forward-Thinking Move At a time when blockchain technology is changing the face […]

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