ICOs Raised $118 Million in Q1 2019, Over 58 Times Less Than in Q1 2018

About $118 million has been raised via initial coin offerings (ICOs) in Q1 of 2019, over 58 times less than $6.9 billion, the amount raised during the same period in 2018, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports on March 31. The report cites data provided by ICO analytics website TokenData. The WSJ argues that investors […]

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What A Bitcoin-Friendly Cornell Prof Thinks Will Propel Crypto Past $1 Trillion

According to one Cornell professor proficient in computer science and an advocate for Bitcoin, Emin Gun Sirer, crypto will be unable to surmount a $1 trillion collective valuation until certain requirements are met. He believes that with industry developments, “crypto winter will end” — eventually. Crypto Needs Scaling, Real Use-Cases, Decentralized Solutions Sirer recently wrote […]

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Bitcoin (BTC) Tepidly Advances Above 4,100 as Upwards Momentum Slows

After rapidly surging to above $4,200 before plummeting back below $4,100 on Saturday, Bitcoin (BTC) has been able to incur some upwards momentum that has allowed it to tepidly move above $4,100. It is important to note that Bitcoin’s strongest level of resistance exists at $4,200, but analysts are expressing cautious optimism regarding the current […]

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Russian Facebook VK Wants to Turn its 100 Million Users into Crypto Fans

VKontakte (also known as “VK”), which is Russia’s version of Facebook, is planning to issue its own cryptocurrency. The project is currently under development, but a final decision has not yet been made. The social media firm wants to create a cryptocurrency that all its users can implement, according to Russian news website RNS. VKontakte […]

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Binance’s BNB Leads Top Ten Cryptos in Q1 2019, Rises 185%

Binance Coin (BNB) has led the top ten cryptocurrencies in terms of quarter performance. The Binance crypto exchange’s native asset surged 185 percent in the first quarter of 2019, jumping from $6.069 to $17.335, according to data provided by Messari. On the whole, BNB was the sixth largest gainer in the said period, beaten only […]

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Tezos Price Surges 57% in Days as Coinbase Fuels Another Crypto Rally

The week is ending on a hugely positive note for the Tezos cryptocurrency. Tezos Races Ahead of Wider Crypto Market The blockchain project’s native asset XTZ today established a new weekly high towards $1.08 – up more than 17 percent in the last 24 hours. The latest push also brought the coin’s weekly gains to […]

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Another Social Media Giant Enters the Crypto Industry, Is Widespread Adoption Imminent?

There’s no question that the crypto industry has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past year, regardless of persisting bear trend that has sent overall market sentiment towards rock bottom. One indication of this growth has been the large and growing trend of social media giants entering the industry, and because social media […]

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Is The Crypto Bear Dead Yet? Trader Calls For Bitcoin Double Bottom

Over recent weeks, Bitcoin (BTC) has embarked on a slow and steady uptrend, moving convincingly off the mid-$3,000s. With the crypto asset recently holding above $4,000 on the back of an influx of volume, some are sure that bears in this market are ready to bite the dust. But according to a popular trader, bears […]

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