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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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CEO of Dash: Cryptocurrency More Than a Bolivar Hedge, It’s a Way to Survive in Venezuela [Interview]

Dash CEO, Ryan Taylor, says a few factors saw them enter the Venezuelan market three years ago, but the political situation has made their cryptocurrency a critical survival tool for many in the beleaguered country. Dash, a portmanteau of...

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Analyzing Vitalik Buterin’s Statement About Cryptos that are “Centralized Piles of Trash”

Co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, spoke at the Blockchain Connect Conference in January about Casper CBC and Ethereum 2.0, but also criticized blockchains that boast their speed, calling them “centralized piles of trash.” At the Blockchain Connect Conference in...

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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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Mojave Desert is Fertile Ground for America’s Largest Planned Solar Bitcoin Mining Farm

Plouton Mining is building one of the largest solar Bitcoin mining facility in the United States in California’s Mojave desert. The co-founder, Sammy Del Real, is a brain cancer survivor, musician, and high performing real-estate agent. Learn more about...

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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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RealBlocks Aims to Tokenize Real Estate Investing with Ethereum, Raises $3.1 Million Seed Round

RealBlocks, a platform leveraging the Ethereum blockchain to tokenize equity in real estate, closed a $3.1 million seed round. The round was led by Science, Inc., a fund with stakes in digital businesses—such as Dollar Shave Club, and was...

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