All posts by Ethan William

Panel discussion at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Israel

On March 28, Tel Aviv will host a conference dedicated to blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and ICOs – Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Israel. Besides speakers’ presentations, exhibition area, and pitch session, the event will also feature a panel discussion where experts will talk about the emergence of a new asset class and the development of the banking industry under the influence of blockchain technology. Continue reading Panel discussion at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Israel

Interview with Meni Rosenfeld. About colored coins and Bitcoin Association

Meni Rosenfeld is one of key figures in the Israeli cryptocurrency community. Scientist, developer and entrepreneur, he has a degree in mathematics. Meni is the author of the “colored coins” concept and the Head of several IT startups. Nevertheless, public work is now his main activity. Continue reading Interview with Meni Rosenfeld. About colored coins and Bitcoin Association

US Congress Debates ICOs, Cryptocurrency Regulation

Thus said Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) as he adjourned Wednesday’s US House Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment Subcommittee hearing, which was devoted to discussing cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings (ICOs), and whether the current regulatory framework adequately protects investors. Huizenga was speaking to a group of academics and cryptocurrency industry representatives who had testified before the subcommittee, largely arguing that regulators need to clarify the legal status of cryptoassets to help entrepreneurs innovate while remaining compliant with federal rules. Continue reading US Congress Debates ICOs, Cryptocurrency Regulation

Overstock.com Moves Forward With Its Token Sale

Overstock.com, the e-commerce leader that has embraced bitcoin and became the first company to solicit qualified institutional buyers in a digital corporate bond, has announced the subsequent sale period for its tZERO preferred equity tokens. The offering has been extended until 5 p.m. EDT on May 14, 2018. Overstock.com has begun the subsequent sale period for its tokens after raising $100 million in its pre-sale from strategic purchasers at discounted prices. During the subsequent sale period, purchasers will claim rights to acquire tZERO security tokens, pursuant to Simple Agreements for Future Equity (SAFEs), at a fixed price of $10.00 per token, subject to discounts and other concessions. Continue reading Overstock.com Moves Forward With Its Token Sale

Circle Rolls Out Cryptocurrency Investing App to 46 US States

Fintech startup Circle has opened up early access to its new cryptocurrency investing app, providing most US customers with instant, commission-free cryptoasset trading. On Tuesday, the Goldman Sachs-backed company sent emails to users who had participated in Circle Invest’s beta testing program, informing them that it had released version 1.0.1 of the mobile brokerage platform, which is available on both Apple and Android. Continue reading Circle Rolls Out Cryptocurrency Investing App to 46 US States