U.S. Crypto Investment Firm Attracts $22M in Series A, Looks to Expand …

Los Angeles-based cryptocurrency investment firm SFOX has raked in roughly $22.7 million in its Series A funding. The round was headed by venture platforms Social Capital and Tribe Capital and earned the participation of other firms like DCG, SV Angel, Blockchain Capital and Y Combinator. SFOX caters specifically to professional traders, high net-worth individuals and …

Ripple ‘Isn’t Really A Blockchain’ – Ethereum Co-Founder Downplays XRP, EOS

ConsenSys found and Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin told mainstream media that Ripple “isn’t a Blockchain technology” August 14, confirming it “isn’t a competitor” for Ethereum. Lubin: Ripple ‘Isn’t Really A Blockchain’ Speaking to Bloomberg about the current state of the cryptocurrency market and Ethereum development, Lubin delivered an interesting take on two of the industry’s …

Paragon Partners With Civic Technologies to Deliver Transparency, …

Paragon, a blockchain company that develops seed-to-sale tracking solutions for the marijuana industry, is joining hands with Civic Technologies Inc., a digital identity firm, to bring secure and trusted identity services to Paragon’s digital community. Customers can now provide their state-issued IDs or driver’s licenses to verify their identities on Paragon, making it even more …

Playboy Suing Cryptocurrency Company Over Breach of Contract

Playboy Enterprises has filed a lawsuit against a cryptocurrency company over failure to create a digital currency wallet for payments. A Clash in Court Playboy Enterprises, the parent company behind the marquee adult magazine, has filed a lawsuit against Global Blockchain Technologies (GBT) in the Los Angeles County Superior Court according to LA Times. Reportedly, …

Our Top 5 Bitcoin “Good News” Stories of 2017

When the history of Bitcoin and blockchains is written, 2017 will be the year tagged as the “turning point” when Bitcoin and “red hot” blockchain technology went mainstream. The steadily rising bitcoin price and market cap is a key, though not the only, indicator that a tipping point has been reached. Despite turmoil like ICOs …