Recent Stories by Mitchell

Largest Bank in the US, JP Morgan Chase, Unveils Cryptocurrency “JPM Coin”

JP Morgan has become the first US bank to create and test a cryptocurrency. “JPM Coin” is a blockchain-based system intended to supplant older technologies like SWIFT and wire transfer, providing faster settlement times for the bank’s institutional clients....

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Morgan Creek’s Venture Fund Raised $40 Million to Invest in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Morgan Creek Digital Assets announced today that it has successfully closed a $40 million venture fund that will invest in blockchain and cryptocurrency. Morgan Creek Digital Assets (MCDA) is an alternative asset management firm founded by Anthony Pompliano, Mark...

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Verge Founder Justin Sunerok Talks About the Future and Potential of XVG [Interview]

Justin Sunerok, the founder and lead developer for Verge Currency, joined CryptoSlate for an interview yesterday. He answers questions about his motives, the project’s progress, and talks about the facts surrounding the coin’s earlier 51 percent attacks. Verge was...

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Facebook Acqui-Hires Team from Blockchain Platform Startup Chainspace

Facebook acquired its first company in the blockchain space, smart contract protocol development and research firm Chainspace. The move was likely made to acquire the company’s team of experienced crypto developers. Chainspace is an 11-person company that was started...

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Kraken Acquired Derivatives Trading Platform and Index Provider ‘Crypto Facilities’

Kraken announced that it had purchased Crypto Facilities, a regulated cryptocurrencies trading platform and index provider based out of London, in a “nine-figure” acquisition. Within the last eight hours, Kraken announced its purchase of Crypto Facilities with the intent...

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