MakerDAO CEO Rune Christensen Talks Stablecoins

I recently spoke with MakerDAO CEO Rune Christensen. MakerDAO is the company behind not one, but two, top 2oo-cryptocurrencies by market cap. One of these is Dai, sitting at #107 with a modest market capitalization of $46 million, and the second is Maker (MKR), which currently sits at #29 with a market capitalization of $272 …

Cryptocurrency Startup Swarm Is Selling Tokens Backed by Robinhood Shares

Cryptocurrency startup Swarm has an ambitious plan to democratize venture capital, and it has today taken a major step toward that goal by listing tokens that allow investors to purchase fractional shares in privately-owned fintech darling Robinhood. No, Robinhood, a wildly-popular commission-free stock trading app that recently earned a $5.6 billion valuation, isn’t holding a …

Goldman Sachs, Wall Street Banks Sink $32 Million into Blockchain Startup

We may, as Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark said earlier this year, be entering a “bitcoin not blockchain” world, but the global banking cabal isn’t ready to capitulate on its support for enterprise blockchain products just yet. Indeed, Axoni, an enterprise blockchain startup founded in 2013, has just concluded a $32 million Series B funding …

Ripple Market Cap Surpasses $100 Billion as XRP Hedge Fund Goes Live

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The ripple price rose 15 percent on Wednesday, enabling XRP to become the second cryptocurrency to achieve a $100 billion market cap. Ripple Price Surge Raises XRP Market Cap to $100 Billion The ripple price defied expectations throughout 2017, rising nearly 30,000 …

Zclassic Spikes 100x in December with ‘Bitcoin Private’ Fork Approaching

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The price of Zclassic is moving quite quickly, as it intends to host an upcoming fork of Bitcoin that is privacy-centric. On December 8th, Zclassic developer and founder Rhett Creighton tweeted that he was going to be teaming up with another Zclassic …

ICO Analysis: GoNetwork | Hacked.com

With cryptocurrency markets still in their infancy, exchanges are suffering from structural issues such as: lack of liquidity, lack of security and lack of transparency. In general, these structural… You must be logged in to keep reading. Important: Never invest (trade with) money you can’t afford to comfortably lose. Always do your own research and …

China Prepares to Limit Bitcoin Miners’ Power Usage: Report

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has reportedly claimed it can pressure local governments in the country to regulate bitcoin miners’ power usage. Reuters is reporting that China’s central bank has told members of the Leading Group of Beijing Internet Financial Risks …

China May Limit Bitcoin Mining, Reducing the Industry’s Geo Centralization

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. China’s central bank has reportedly told a prominent government internet finance group that while it does not have the authority to regulate bitcoin mining directly, it can instruct local governments to implement regulations that cause bitcoin mining to become less profitable. China’s …

Ethereum Foundation to Offer Millions in Grants for Scalability Solutions

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Ethereum Foundation will offer grants to qualified teams interested in developing blockchain scalability solutions, Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, announced in a recent blog post. This will become a specialized program alongside a more general grant program the Ethereum Foundation will soon …

Stellar Lumens Up 50%, Surpasses Litecoin at $16 Billion

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Stellar Lumens investors are entering the new year with healthy portfolios and a positive outlook.  The asset rose nearly 50% overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday, raising the price per Lumens to $0.83 at press time. Stellar Knocking on the Door of the …