Seattle-based Strix Leviathan, an enterprise buying and selling and administration platform for crypto belongings based by startup vet Jesse Proudman, as we speak introduced that it has raised a $1.625 million seed spherical led by Joe Montana’s Liquid 2 Ventures (sure, that Joe Montana). Different buyers embrace Founders’ Co-op, FuturePerfect Ventures and
Wyoming, a wide-open state with loads of free wind energy, is constant to be a stunning chief in cryptocurrency laws. To wit: their latest passing of H.B. No. 0070, a invoice that permits the sale of “open Blockchain tokens” to be exempt from regulation and cash sending laws. These tokens
Coinbase has some critical competitors. As we speak, Robinhood begins rolling out its no-commission cryptocurrency buying and selling function in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshire. Customers there should buy and promote Bitcoin and Ethereum with no further charges, and everybody can monitor these and 14 different cash in
SEC chairman Jay Clayton made clear right now that his company, together with the Commodity Futures Buying and selling Fee, stays acutely involved about preliminary coin choices and cryptocurrency trades. In reality, towards that finish, they’d like extra expansive powers in the case of defending prospects on cryptocurrency exchanges from fraud.
The UK government has once again bared its anti-technology teeth in public, leaning especially heavily on messaging platform WhatsApp for its use of end-to-end encryption security tech, and calling it out for enabling criminals to communicate in secret. Reuters reported yesterday that UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd had called out