Crypto trading platform Blade said to raise seed round on $4.3m

Cryptocurrency trading platform Blade has reportedly closed its seed funding round on $4.3m.

UK advertising watchdog upholds complaints against BitMEX for Bitcoin ad

BitMEX, the crypto derivatives exchange platform, has faced complaints regarding an ad. The British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has now upheld the complaints, barring the business from using the ad again.

Barclays has reportedly ended its partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase

Coinbase’s customers have gotten stuck in the middle as the cryptocurrency exchange has allegedly ended its relationship with Barclays.

Cryptocurrency stakeholders in the Czech Republic to face stricter rules

The Czech Republic is doubling down on new rules around cryptocurrencies as part of its anti-money laundering efforts.

Australia’s police charge 5 people for crypto fraud and money laundering

Australia’s financial and cyber crime group has charged five people in conjunction with fraud and money laundering of cryptocurrency.

PayRue looks to raise £100,000 in Seedrs crowdfund

Cryptocurrency digital wallet PayRue is looking to raise £100,000 in a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.

Bitfarms collects initial $5m in lending agreement with Dominion Capital

Bitfarms, a cryptocurrency mining platform, has collected $5m in a loan agreement with DC BFL SPV, an affiliate of investment firm Dominion Capital.

China’s Central Bank ‘close’ to launching official digital currency

China's central bank has revealed it is close to launching its digital token, with work currently in progress on the systems.

The way cryptocurrency exchanges are regulated in South Korea is about to change in...

South Korea’s Financial Services commission has announced plans to change how it regulates the country’s cryptocurrency exchanges.

Cyptorcurrency exchange Binance is being blackmailed by a person claiming to have its KYC...

A person is demanding over $3.6m worth of Bitcoin from Binance, the cryptocurrency exchange, or they will release 10,000 photo that are similar to the know-your-customer (KYC) data the company uses.

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