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Ethereum Startup Omise Gains Megabank Sponsor for Blockchain Coworking Space in Japan

Omise Mizuho

Mizuho, one of Japan’s three so-called ‘megabanks’, will sponsor Neutrino, the country’s first blockchain coworking space established by Ethereum-based startup Omise Japan. Named ‘Neutrino’, the country’s first specialized blockchain co-working space was established by Omise in Tokyo in March this year. Omise, a Thai-based startup, sees Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin among its advisors and...

Central Bank Cryptos, Vitalik Trolls and Hard Forks: This week in Crypto

Vitalik Buterin Ethereum

Make sure you check out last weeks post here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week.  Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 3%  this week gaining back some of the 20% it lost last week. The price was largely sideways this week retesting $7,000 and $7,350 before coming back down to $6,980 and failing to hold the $7,000 level. The price was as low $6,500 this week. as Despite this sideways...

South Korea’s Largest Banks Go Pro-Cryptocurrency as OmiseGo Secures Deal

Shinhan Bank South Korea Bitcoin

South Korea’s largest commercial banks including Shinhan and Woori have continued to support cryptocurrency exchanges after Kookmin, the biggest bank in the country, denied to provide financial services to trading platforms. Shinhan and Omise Since then, both Shinhan and Woori have supported a series of pro-blockchain and pro-cryptocurrency initiatives. In January, Shinhan, the second largest...

Ethereum Blockchain Startup Partners Thai Government on KYC Program

Thailand could soon figure among the earliest countries to officially implement blockchain technology. News broke today that Omise (the company behind the OmiseGO project) and the country's Ministry of Digital Affairs had signed a Memorandum of Understanding. It's a move that will see the parties collaborate in order to develop a nation-wide digital identity verification and online payment system...

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