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Wes McVay, vice president of partnerships at Truffle, and CEO Tim Coulter explain the company's expansion and how integrating with Quorum will help spur mass adoption of enterprise-grade blockchain platforms.
Research conducted by PitchBook reveals that investments in cryptocurrency and blockchain startups by venture capitalists have reached $850 million in the first four months of 2019. However, corporations such as the London Stock Exchange Group and Microsoft are still unwilling to invest directly in cryptocurrency.
Although most companies are still skeptical about adopting cryptocurrency, many are experimenting with blockchain tech. Forbes compiled a list of 50 companies worth at least $1 billion that are using blockchain platforms, from Ethereum to Hyperledger.
The International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications, a global forum dedicated to accelerating the adoption of blockchain technology, opened its doors in Brussels, Belgium. The group includes over 100 firms and companies such as IBM, Ripple, and Barclays.
Ashley Lannquist, lead author of a new World Economic Forum report, talks about how blockchains can help underbanked communities, the WEF’s efforts to spur blockchain adoption in the financial sector, and the likelihood of central banks issuing digital currencies in the near future.
The 2018 financial report for bitcoin mining firm Riot Blockchain shows a loss of $58 million. While it also shows a gain of $7.7 million in mining revenue, that profit was eaten up by company liabilities such as a drop in cryptocurrency values and the depreciation of mining rigs.
The Jamaica Stock Exchange and FinTech firm Blockstation are in the second phase of a pilot program to test the trading of digital assets. The first phase examined live crypto trading. The second phase will introduce more participants and run them through the platform's know-your-customer protocol.
The venture capital firm has always had its own way of operating, even if that means not operating as a venture capital firm. With limits on VC investments in crypto, it's now registering instead as a financial advisor.
Between an outage, the departures of top execs, and legal rumbings, you may have forgotten Facebook's move to encryption. If the tech company indeed has a coin in the works, this week's bad news will make it harder to sell.