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Crypto Consolidates With Crowdfunding

Even as evidence grows as to the unreliability of cryptocurrencies, legitimate players are consolidating their positions in the industry. Goldman Sachs-backed Circle, a cryptocurrency platform has acquired crowdfunding platform SeedInvest. SeedInvest is reported to be the largest crowdfunding site in … Continue reading

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In A First, Fiat Currency Tied To A Cryptocurrency

A sign of desperation or genius? Venezuela’s President Maduro, who is fighting against hyperinflation, has just done a major financial flip by tying the country’s fiat currency to the value of its “Petro” cryptocurrency. (Most “stable” cryptocurrencies are tied to … Continue reading

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Iran Seeking Crypto-Currency To Avoid Sanctions

One of the reasons that governments, including the US, are skeptical of cryptocurrencies is that it can be used to avoid regulation, and, in the case of Iran, to avoid U.S. government imposed sanctions. It’s reported that Iran’s Central Bank … Continue reading

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