Blockchain Tops the List of Most In-Demand Tech Skills for 2020

January 13th, 2020

If you are planning to start a new career this year, or just improve your value in the jobs market, the best thing that you can do is acquire some blockchain skills. Companies around the world are looking for people with capabilities in this field and it appears that demand far outpaces the supply. Companies…

A classic, gone digital. DGLD Now Exclusively Available in The PIT

December 12th, 2019

In October we introduced you to DGLD, a network with more than $20M in investment-grade gold allocated in Swiss vaults and secured using Bitcoin. Now, as a result of excellent work within our walls and with our fellow partners behind DGLD (CoinShares and MKS), we’ve completed the next phase of the roadmap and are excited…

Attention Traders! Win $25K by showing off your trading talent with our newest asset – Algo!

November 29th, 2019

It’s been an exciting year in crypto, with new protocols and networks emerging and growing. One of them, Algorand, recently launched this year and is the first open-source, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake blockchain protocol. The native token, Algo, is new to the market and we’re excited to introduce it on the PIT to traders for the…

Expanding our Network: Partnering with Blockstack to Give Users the Keys to The Next Generation of dApps

November 27th, 2019

A few weeks ago, we announced our partnership with Blockstack to integrate its tokens (“Stacks”) into our full suite of products for consumers and institutional clients, including in the Blockchain Wallet, Blockchain Explorer, Blockchain Markets and our new crypto exchange, The PIT. To kick things off, we’re launching our second airdrop in the Blockchain Airdrop…

Introducing Lending by Blockchain Markets

November 14th, 2019

Liquidity at any scale. Terms designed for crypto institutions. Today, we’re publicly unveiling our lending desk from Blockchain Markets.  Since quietly launching to a select group of clients in August, our lending operation has quickly grown, making one of the top five lenders in crypto. Our institutional clients have lent, traded, or borrowed over…

Blockchain Will Spur Growth Among SMEs Says Ex-Governor of India’s Central Bank

November 7th, 2019

Ripple’s much-awaited conference, Swell has kick-started enthralling famous personalities from the blockchain, crypto and finance arena. Dr. Raghuram Rajan, 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund lauded Blockchain technology and said that it will be beneficial in reducing transaction costs and will also accelerate the growth…

Bitmain Aims to Build a 300MW Texas Mining Farm

October 23rd, 2019

The Beijing-based Bitmain Technologies and DMG Blockchain Solutions announced the launch of a 25MW mining facility in Rockdale, Texas. The new mine aims to bolster Bitmain’s international expansion which will soon expand to 50MW of processing power and then extend the operation’s capacity to more than 300MW. Bitmain Begins Developing Texas Mining Farm On October…

Blockchain Ventures Invests in Blockchain-Gaming Leader Enjin

October 22nd, 2019

We created Blockchain Ventures to power the next wave of blockchain innovation by investing in and supporting great teams using blockchain technology to provide utility to consumers or businesses. We’re excited to announce that Blockchain Ventures is the first equity investor in Enjin, a leading blockchain game development company responsible for bringing over 40 games…

Introducing DGLD: Physical Gold Secured by the Bitcoin Blockchain

October 15th, 2019

For as long as we’ve had capital markets, gold has been a trusted asset for people seeking to manage global economic and political risks. However, owning gold has trade-offs. Gold purchasers either buy synthetic products like ETFs for convenience (despite the number of intermediaries they entail), or buy and store physical gold in a vault….

The World’s ‘Hardest’ Asset is Ironically Virtual

October 8th, 2019

Over the last few months, we’ve faced rising financial, trade and political instability, resulting in growing concerns of a major global economic downturn. The US-China trade dispute, Brexit and other European political turmoil, another sovereign default and the return of capital controls to Argentina, and challenge to the role of central banks and their independence…