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Binance Labs Launches 8 Blockchain Startups

Binance Labs recently announced the launch of eight projects which have been incubated over the course of the last few months. The San Francisco chapter of Binance Labs ended its ten-week Incubation Program which focused on providing guidance, mentorship, and resources to each project. Over 500 project teams applied for the program, and after an intensive review process, eight were selected and...

Wall Street Banker Quits to Advise ICO Startups - Report

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Brian Wirtz must have been a fish out of water at Credit Suisse Group AG. The investment banker for the bank's tech, media and telecom group was more interested in evangelizing cryptocurrencies than he was traditional deals, and most likely that made him the odd man out at a firm as traditional as Credit Suisse. Wirtz is leaving the Swiss bank where he was employed for nearly five years to start...

Trezor Founder: How a Multi-Million Dollar Bitcoin Startup was Formed With $45

Marek "Slush" Palatinus, the lead architect and CEO of Trezor and its parent company Satoshi Labs, revealed that he started Slush Pool, the oldest mining pool within the bitcoin mining industry, with a $45/month virtual machine. Today, Slush Pool along with Satoshi Labs and Trezor have transformed into multi-million dollar businesses, generating stable streams of revenue and high profit margins...

5 Times Bitcoin Appeared in Entertainment

Bitcoin has appeared increasingly in entertainment. Demonstrating the digital currency’s leak into the mainstream, these shows often touch on topics such as financial crisis, drugs, the future and even fantasy. The movies often use Bitcoin as an ancillary aspect of a greater storyline, though in some instances, the cryptocurrency is front and center.  Here are some of the five most notable...

Japan May Be Left behind in Blockchain Race

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Lack of experts may dash Japan’s hopes of becoming a vibrant competitor in the blockchain technology sector at the world stage particularly for financial uses. Japan is the world's second largest developed economy with an enviable record as one of the nations that have pioneered technological development. However, Japanese financial firms' efforts to adopt blockchain technology that could save...

Seedcoin Startups BTC.sx, Hive, and mexBT Impress at Inside Bitcoins

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Seedcoin-incubated startups announced a bundle of upgrades at the latest Inside Bitcoins conference in Hong Kong. Seedcoin is a bitcoin startup incubator, meaning it lifts up a variety of promising companies in the cryptocurrency space. It announced the selection of  round 1 startups it decided to fund earlier this year. They include BTC.sx, Hive, and mexBT, who aimed to impress at the latest...