Bakkt Completes First Round of Funding – Raises $182.5 Million

The much-anticipated Bakkt platform being launched by the Intercontinental Exchange has rounded off 2018 by announcing the completion of its first round of funding. The total amount raised from the 12 partners and investors is $182.5 million. The list of those contributing capital to the project includes Boston Consulting Group, CMT Digital, Eagle Seven, Goldfinch

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Bitcoin Artist Explains “Why Bitcoin Matters” Through New BTC Sculpture

A sculptor inspired by Bitcoin has created a beautiful piece of artwork commemorating the financial and technological innovation. Each element of the sculpture highlights an important quality of the decentralised digital currency. The piece has been created by cryptocurrency artist Simon Moratz (Twitter handle @mycryptoart. The all-natural, wooden and stone creation is currently on sale

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Report: Scientists Turn Copper into Gold – Is the Value of the Metal in Question?

Gold is often touted by many as the planet’s best store of value. Those who believe this will often offer the explanation that it it is both finite and has a legitimate use case in the manufacturing of electronic products. Since humanity’s appetite for the latest electronic gizmos seems is ever increasing, demand for the

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Bitcoin Price 2019: Industry Insiders Predict BTC’s Future

If you ignore all the fundamental and infrastructure developments of 2018 and focus on price alone, 2018 looks like one of the worst for the number one digital asset. The Bitcoin price began the year at close to $14,000, having just started to crash from its recently set all-time high. Fast forward twelve months and

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Crypto Market Extend Gains: Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash, Tron (TRX), ADA Price Analysis

Key Points The total crypto market cap climbed higher and broke the $120.00B resistance. Litecoin (LTC) price rallied recently and broke the $30 resistance level. Bitcoin cash price surged more than 25% and cleared the $110 resistance. Tron (TRX) rallied above the $0.0140 and $0.0150 resistance levels. Cardano (ADA) price extended gains above the $0.0350

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Cryptocurrency Mining Hardware Maker Turns £1,000 into Over £1 Million in First Year

A 28-year-old cryptocurrency entrepreneur from the UK has managed to turn £1,000 (around $1,500) into over £1 million in just 18 months of trading. Josh Riddett, of Bury, Greater Manchester, has found success manufacturing specialist digital currency mining hardware. Riddett’s company, Easy Crypto Hunter, has expanded from the sale of a single unit, with profits

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Only 4 Crypto Exchanges Have 100,000+ Active Users

With crypto still being years away from being widely adopted by the mainstream public, most of the market’s activity is driven by speculators and traders seeking to leverage the wild price swings and volatility in order to turn a profit. However, new research data shows that the actual active users on top cryptocurrency exchanges is

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Every Day Bitcoin Doesn’t Die, It’s Closer to Becoming Digital Gold: Ex-JPMorgan Exec.

In an op-ed on Yahoo! Finance, Alex Gurevich, a professor of Mathematics and an ex-JPMorgan executive, believes Bitcoin is edging closer to becoming digital gold “with every single day it doesn’t die.” “Despite the rise and fall of various altcoins and fork considerations, “time” works FOR Bitcoin, not AGAINST it. Every day it doesn’t disappear,

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