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…

Blockchain Monthly Update: October

October 4th, 2019

Support and investment in the blockchain community have always been a vital pillar of Blockchain’s mission. In September, we completed strides in both areas to help catalyze new growth in the cryptosphere. ICYMI: Blockchain Ventures’ Investment in DappRadar Last month, Blockchain Ventures announced it’s participation in DappRadar’s $2.3 million seed funding round with Naspers Ventures….

Welcome Howard Surloff: Blockchain’s new General Counsel

October 1st, 2019

We’re excited to announce that Howard Surloff has joined Blockchain as General Counsel. For over 25 years, Howard has turned legal strategy into a catalyst for massive growth at two of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, Blackrock and Goldman Sachs. “Howard’s passion for legal, compliance and operational excellence in new markets will…

Team Spotlight: User Operations

September 17th, 2019

Since 2011, the Blockchain team has been creating products that empower people to store and use cryptocurrencies to make an impact across the world. It’s our bread and butter. The force behind everything we do here. Our products are truly a team effort and with the recent launch of The PIT we’ve decided to pull…

Security Warning: Bitcoin Blockchain Hijacked By A New Strain Of Malware

September 8th, 2019

As per a report by Forbes, security researchers have warned that the bitcoin blockchain is under an attack by a new strain of the Glupteba malware which is capable of using the bitcoin network to resist attacks itself. Glupteba Exploits Security Vulnerability To Shield Itself from Attacks According to TrendMicro’s latest blog which details the…

Blockchain Monthly Update: September

September 6th, 2019

Last month, in addition to launching The PIT, we announced partnerships and Wallet integrations that place users first, opening up new avenues to use crypto, and make your voices heard. ICYMI – Polkadot Network Partnership + BitPay Integration In August, we announced our partnership with the Polkadot Network. Empowering the end-user has been the continued…