Bain-Backed Crypto Startup Closes as Securities Laws Bite

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The worst thing you can call a cryptocurrency project isn’t a “scam” or a “Ponzi scheme” — although many have been called that. It’s a “security.” By casting digital assets in with stocks and bonds, the more stringent rules governing those traditional asset classes will be applied to cryptos. For proof of what that can […]

Golf Tournament in the U.K Signs On Crypto Startup Sponsor

Crypto Startup Sponsor

A cryptocurrency startup is officially sponsoring a professional golf tournament in the U.K. LIFElabs, a philanthropy-focused cryptocurrency startup, is sponsoring the Sky Sports British Masters golf competition next week, the company announced Wednesday. It joins companies such as Adidas, Ladbrokes and TaylorMade in sponsoring the As part of its sponsorship, the startup will hold a […]

Deutsche Bank Institutional Trader Joins Japanese Crypto Startup

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A former Deutsche Bank trader has joined Japanese crypto exchange-startup FXcoin Ltd., Bloomberg reports September 3. According to the announcement, Yasuo Matsuda, an institutional trader from Deutsche Bank, will join FXcoin as a senior crypto strategist starting in September 2018. The strategist position includes providing analysis of crypto markets and daily reports on the market’s activity. The newly […]