FCA study finds scale of cryptoasset harm might not be as high as expected

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released new research around UK consumer attitudes around cryptoassets such as Bitcoin and Ether.

In SEC filing, Facebook discloses risks posed by Libra, proposed global currency system

Facebook has revealed the potential market risks for its new cryptocurrency Libra.

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.

Cryptocurrency derivative platform dYdX secures undisclosed funding

Decentralised protocol for financial derivatives dYdX has closed a seed investment led by Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital.

LINE Corp launches new $10m digital token fund

Japan-based Line Corporation has launched a new investment division which will focus on backing blockchain startups. The new subsidiary, Unblock Ventures, is a token venture...

803 Mine launches ICO pre-sale, aims to be largest crypto mine in US

803 Mine has launched its ICO token pre-sale as it plans to become the largest cryptocurrency mine in America.

How are cryptocurrencies, ICOs impacting the VC market?

Some ICOs leverage historical venture funding to raise capital they probably shouldn’t be receiving, according to Aberdeen Standard Investments co-head of global venture capital Kirsten Morin in a research interview with FinTech Global.

Partner departs bitcoin-focused VC firm Pantera Capital

Steven Waterhouse is leaving his role as partner and CTO at bitcoin and blockchain-dedicated VC firm Pantera Capital.

Fractal brings in seed funding to make ICOs compliant

Fractal, a Berlin, Germany-based blockchain technology looking to make ICOs compliant, has raised seed funding.

Dragonfly Capital launches $100 crypto-focused fund

Newly launched venture capital firm Dragonfly Capital Partners has released its debut crypto-focused fund, with a $100m capital pool.

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