EU mutual funds record-keeping platform IZNES closes its first funding round

IZNES, a blockchain record-keeping platform for EU mutual funds has secured an undisclosed strategic investment.

Axoni collects $32m in Series B led by Goldman Sachs, Nyca Partners

Blockchain solution developer Axoni has collected $32m in its Series B round of financing, led by Goldman Sachs and Nyca Partners.

Future FinTech’s Hedetang products will now all have QRO anti-counterfeit codes

The Chinese company Future FinTech Group is introducing QRO codes to its juice subsidiary to prevent counterfeit.

Ukraine’s government is planning new cryptocurrency laws

Mikhail Fedorov, deputy prime minister of digital transformation in the Ukraine, is set to collaborate with the country’s finance ministry to launch a new legal framework for cryptocurrencies.

Group of central banks investigating whether the time is right to launch digital currencies...

With everyone from Facebook to singer Akon launching cryptocurrencies, it is hardly surprising that central banks are also looking into leveraging the technology.

European Central Bank warns that cryptocurrencies like Libra could pose a major risk for...

It seems as if the Libra Association has ramped up its efforts to get Libra off the launchpad. However, now the European Central Bank has published a research paper warning that stablecoins like Libra could badly impact the markets.

Bitcoin stakeholders worried Twitter scam puts the cryptocurrency in a bad light

After several high-profile Twitter accounts were compromised in a bitcoin scam, crypto traders worry that it will put the industry in a bad light.

Kik Interactive fined $5m for unlawful tokens sale

Chat app developer Kik Interactive has entered into a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the unlawful sale tokens in 2017 and has agreed to pay $5m in fines.

Wyre nabs $5m investment from the Stellar Development Foundation

Blockchain payments company Wyre has been given a $5m investment from the Stellar Development Foundation.

JP Morgan, Mastercard, UBS inject $65m in blockchain firm ConsenSys

Brooklyn-headquartered blockchain technology firm ConsenSys raised $65m from major banks and financial services players including JP Morgan, Mastercard Inc and UBS Group AG to fund its growth and global expansion.

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