Pomp’s Morgan Creek Raises $61M For Blockchain Fund, Targets $250M

Morgan Creek Capital Management firm has raised $61 million for second blockchain fund, with the ultimate goal of raising $250 million. Anthony Pompliano’s Morgan Creek Capital Management firm established a blockchain fund to explore opportunities using distributed ledgers.On Oct. 18, the cryptocurrency asset management firm Morgan Creek submitted a filling for its second blockchain fund […]

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Germany Warns of Privacy Token Usage in Money Laundering and Terrorism

The German Federal Ministry of Finance has expressed concerns about using privacy tokens due to their association with criminal activities and difficulties to track them down. The German Federal Ministry of Finance has expressed concerns about rising use of privacy tokens due to their association with criminal activities and difficulties in tracking them.Published on Oct. […]

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Ripple Adds Four Members to Regulatory Team, Joins Blockchain Association

San Francisco-based blockchain startup Ripple has announced four new appointments to its global regulatory team. San Francisco-based blockchain startup Ripple has announced three new appointments to its global regulatory team and that the company will be joining the Blockchain Association.Per an Oct. 22 blog post, Ripple has onboarded four new members — Craig Phillips, Michelle […]

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Rep. Warren Davidson: You Have to Defend Money to Defend Freedom

Author of the Token Taxonomy Act and member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee Rep. Davidson speaks with Cointelegraph ahead of Zuckerberg hearing. In an interview with Cointelegraph on Friday, Oct. 18, United States Representative Warren Davidson gave his thoughts on the Securities Exchange Commission’s (SEC) flawed approach to regulating digital assets as well […]

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Adam Back: Creating Altcoins More Attractive Than Building on Bitcoin

Bitcoin technology pioneer Adam Back explained that there’s a greater financial incentive to creating altcoins compared to building on Bitcoin. Bitcoin (BTC) technology pioneer Adam Back explained at the Transylvania Crypto Conference that there’s a greater financial incentive to creating altcoins compared to building on Bitcoin.Forbes reported Back’s remarks on Oct. 21, noting that he […]

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Bank of Cambodia: We’ll Allow More Control with Blockchain Payments

Assistant Governor at the National Bank of Cambodia Serey Chea said that blockchain payments will enable greater financial control and remittance efficiency. Assistant Governor at the National Bank of Cambodia Serey Chea said that blockchain payments will enable greater financial control and remittance efficiency in an interview with CNBC published on Oct. 22.Chea said that […]

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Silk Road Prosecutor: 99.9% of Fiat Money Laundering Goes Unprosecuted

The prosecutor for the Silk Road case says that the fiat-dominated financial system is inept at tackling the very thing it purports to worry about when it comes to Bitcoin. Kathryn Haun — a general partner at Andreesen Horowitz and the Justice Department’s prosecutor for the infamous Silk Road case —- says that the fiat-dominated […]

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Bitcoin Futures: Institutional Long Positions Value Doubled In October

A fresh uptick in Bitcoin interest among institutional investors has gone some way to reversing a dramatic fall in the second half of September. One class of investors has more than doubled the value of the long positions it holds in Bitcoin (BTC) futures contracts this month. Institutions settle in for the long termAccording to fresh […]

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