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Coinbase Taps Amazon Web Services Vet as Engineering VP
Cryptocurrency exchange startup Coinbase has hired Amazon Web Services veteran Tim Wagner as its new vice president of engineering.
Venezuela's New National Currency Will Be Tied to the Petro, Says President
Venezuela is replacing its national currency, the bolivar, with a new one that will reportedly be tied to its controversial "Petro" token.
Venezuela's New Petro-Backed National Currency to Start Circulating in August
The president of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro has announced that the country's new cryptocurrency-backed national currency will start circulating August 20, local state news agency Telesur reported July 25.
Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Reveals Plan to Reach Venezuela's Unbanked
Peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange Paxful is doubling down on developing markets.
Lightspeed Ventures May Launch a Dedicated Cryptocurrency Fund
Menlo Park-based venture capital firm, Lightspeed Ventures Partners, reportedly raised over one billion dollars for entering multiple sectors, including the nascent cryptocurrency and blockchain market.
VC Firm Lightspeed Venture Partners to Invest $1.8 Bln in New Funds, Including Crypto
American venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners has raised $1.8 billion, which it plans to invest in startups in various fields, including digital currency, Reuters reported July 10.
Czech Firm Reveals $100 Mln Venture Fund for Israeli Startups With 'Emphasis' on Blockchain
Investment banking firm Benson Oak revealed it would pump "Around $100 mln" into Israel-based startups with an "Emphasis" on blockchain, local Israeli news outlet the Jerusalem Post reported today, July 9.
Venezuela to Fund Housing for Homeless With National Cryptocurrency Petro
The Venezuelan Minister of Habitat and Housing Ildemaro Villarroel has announced that the country's government is planning to fund the construction of houses for the homeless with the national cryptocurrency Petro, Criptotendencia reports Thursday, June 5.The government will fund a project called the "Great Mission for Venezuela Housing," which aims to make quality housing more accessible to the homeless.
VeChain Revises Roadmap to Address Token Swap Concerns
Blockchain project VeChain announced on Monday that it has revised its development roadmap in response to community concerns related to its token swap.
Union Square Ventures: 'Blockchain Might Be Worth Trillions'
Despite market sentiment falling, major financial firms are joining the cryptocurrency sector at a greater pace than ever before.