Jon Russell - Mostly Bitcoinhttp://www.mostlybitcoin.comAn aggregator of news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.en-usCopyright (C) 2018 Mostly Bitcoin Techcrunch: SparkLabs is launching a cybersecurity and blockchain accelerator program in the USInvestment firm SparkLabs has run accelerator programs across APAC, now it has announced its first that’ll be based on U.S. soil and it’s a cybersecurity and blockchain program that’ll be located in…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/50608Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:21:20 -0700
Techcrunch: ICOs are increasingly just for venture capitalistsThe rollercoaster-get-rich ICOs of 2017 are over — crypto companies are waking up to the idea that VC investors aren’t so bad after all. Companies used initial coin offerings (ICOs) to raise some $5.5…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/50299Wed, 12 Sep 2018 02:09:51 -0700
Techcrunch: Coinbase plots to become the New York Stock Exchange of crypto securitiesThe future of Coinbase looks something like the New York Stock Exchange. That’s according a vision laid out by CEO Brian Amstrong who was interviewed on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/50129Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:27:15 -0700
Techcrunch: Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong: ‘I’d love to run a public company’Brian Armstrong, the CEO of cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase, wants to take his company public — maybe on the blockchain. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, Armstrong dished on his…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/50130Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:24:31 -0700
Techcrunch: The US is losing out to the rest of the world on blockchain, warn crypto figuresAmerica’s reluctance to regulate crypto is costing the country on startups and potentially the future of technology. That’s the view of two major names in the crypto space, Ripple CEO Brad…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/50015Wed, 05 Sep 2018 16:34:56 -0700
Techcrunch: Bitcoin and the crypto market is crashing after Goldman reportedly aborted trading plansThe crypto market is down significantly today, practically across the board of all coins, following a report that claims Goldman Sachs has backed down on plans to start a dedicated cryptocurrency…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/49992Wed, 05 Sep 2018 10:27:37 -0700
Techcrunch: Chat app Line hopes its own crypto token can solve its user growth problemLine, the Japanese messaging app firm that’s best known for its cutesy characters and stickers, is pushing deeper into crypto after it launched its own token to help grow its stagnant user base. Line…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/49841Fri, 31 Aug 2018 03:28:23 -0700
Techcrunch: Terra is an ambitious crypto project to build a stable coin through e-commerceFour of the world’s largest crypto exchanges are leading a $32 million investment in an ambitious venture out of Korea that’s aiming to develop a new stable coin using e-commerce as the lynchpin.…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/49729Wed, 29 Aug 2018 04:59:11 -0700
Techcrunch: Binance launches an incubator program to develop early stage blockchain startupsWho needs VCs? The largest companies in the crypto world are continuing to build the ecosystem through aggressive investments of their own, as I forecasted at the start of this year. Binance, the…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/49493Thu, 23 Aug 2018 05:52:12 -0700
Techcrunch: Coinbase now supports buying and selling Ethereum ClassicCoinbase has added a new buying option for its customers after the crypto exchange introduced Ethereum Classic to its collection. The addition was first announced in July but Coinbase took its time to…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/49114Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:51:20 -0700
Techcrunch: Messaging firm Line launches a dedicated crypto fundMessaging company Line is continuing to burrow deep into the crypto space after it announced the launch of a $10 million investment fund. The fund will be operated by Line’s Korea-based blockchain…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/49046Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:49:57 -0700
Techcrunch: Tim Draper has a song about Bitcoin for youDown in the dumps while the cryptos are getting rekt? Quirky billionaire and long-time Bitcoin bull Tim Draper is here for you with what is apparently called a rap song. The song you have all been…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/48858Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:50:53 -0700
Techcrunch: Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures announces a $10M fund for crypto dealsVCs around the world are trying to wrap their head around crypto, and the new investment paradigm it brings. Some have made one-off deals but a few have jumped in off the deep end with dedicated…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/48691Fri, 10 Aug 2018 05:40:10 -0700
Techcrunch: Crypto exchange Binance buys Trust Wallet in first acquisition dealBinance, the world’s largest crypto exchange based on volume, has made its first acquisition after it snapped up mobile wallet company Trust Wallet. The deal is undisclosed, but Binance confirmed to…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/48000Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:00:24 -0700
Techcrunch: Blockchain media project Civil turns to Asia with fund to kickstart 100 new media venturesCivil, the blockchain-based journalism organization, is casting its eye to Asia after it set up a $1 million fund that’s aimed at seeding 100 new media projects across the continent over the next…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/47967Mon, 30 Jul 2018 22:57:06 -0700