Templum Raises $2.7 Million in Bid to Launch Regulated Token Trading System

New York-based blockchain startup Templum has raised $2.7 million in a new seed funding round. The round was led by Raptor Group, Galaxy Investment Partners, Blockchain Capital and firstminute.capital, the startup said in...

Upside Break on the Way? Zcash Eyes Gains Against Bitcoin

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash is solidly bid against the dollar and could soon see a spike against bitcoin. As per data source CoinMarketCap, zcash (ZEC) has appreciated by 12 percent in the...

Below $15K: Bitcoin Plays Defense Amid Bear Move

Bitcoin remains on the defensive, despite yesterday's sharp recovery from $14,000 levels. Data source OnChainFX indicates the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has depreciated by 4.54 percent in the last...

Blockchain History? IBM Ventures Is Close to Making Its First Industry Investment

The venture arm of one of the most recognizable names in the tech industry hasn't yet put its money where its mouth is on blockchain – but that may be...

Jamming on Crypto Economics: What Comes After the Summer of Love?

Ryan Zurrer is principal and venture partner at Polychain Capital, where he leads investments in decentralized blockchain protocols and distributed projects. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk's 2017...

NYSE Parent Company Launches Cryptocurrency Data Feed

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is partnering with blockchain startup Blockstream to launch a new cryptocurrency-based data feed. ICE Data Services' feed will...

$1,000: Ethereum Tops Price Milestone in Market First

Days after hitting $900, ethereum's native ether token, ether, has topped $1,000 for the first time in its history. After spending two days mostly below its previous high of $900, ether...

Bitcoin Exchange Huobi To Open US Office

China-based Huobi, previously one of the country's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, plans to launch an office in San Francisco. Chief strategy officer Cai Kailong revealed the move at Blockchain Connect, the U.S.-China...

Utility: The Defining Word for Tokens in 2018

Shawn Wilkinson is the co-founder and chief strategy officer at Storj Labs where he oversees strategy, vision and architecture for the Storj network. The following article is an exclusive contribution to...

Ripple’s XRP Token Sets All-Time Price High Above $3

Just two weeks after it surpassed $1 for the first time, the price of XRP, the token that powers San Francisco startup Ripple's open-source RippleNet network, has set a new...