Coinsquare collects CAD$10.5m for digital currency exchange

goNumerical (Coinsquare), a Canadian digital currency exchange, has closed a CAD$10.5m investment at a CAD $110.5m post-money valuation.

Online lender BlockFi collects $1.5m in funding

BlockFi, which is a digital lender for cryptocurrency holders, has collected $1.55m in funding.

HelloGold said to close Series A round from 500 Startups

Malaysia-based HelloGold has reportedly secured a Series A funding round from 500 Startups to support the integration and testing of blockchain technology on the app.

Personal finance gamificaiton app Long Game launches crypto rewards

Personal finance gamification solution Long Game has launched its cryptocurrency rewards system.

IDG’s latest crypto platform deal sees Liquid.com reach rare Japanese unicorn status

Early stage investment house IDG Capital has made its latest foray into cryptocurrency platforms by backing Liquid.com at a valuation of more than $1bn.

North Korean hack attacks fund weapons with $2bn stolen banks and cryptocurrency exchanges

The nuclear and missile programmes of Pyongyang has been funded by North Korea using cyberattacks against banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, a new report has revealed.

Swiss regulator reminds blockchain FinTech companies that they “cannot be allowed to circumvent” AML...

Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has issued new guidance for blockchain and cryptocurrency FinTech companies, warning them against breaking anti-money laundering (AML) laws.

Despite the breakup with Barclays, Coinbase is still trading in the UK

The American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase parted ways with its UK banking partner Barclays in August. However, it is now back trading in Britain.

Indian bitcoin start Unocoin secures $1.5m

Unocoin has grabbed a $1.5m funding round for its bitcoin platform. It will use the capital for product developments and to expand the business and team.

Singpore blockchain startup Change collects $15m in ICO

Singapore blockchain startup Change has raised $15m from its ICO as its looks to create a global FinTech network that ‘defies the norms of traditional banking’.

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