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J.P. Morgan to Use Ethereum-Based Quorum for Tokenizing Gold Bars in Pilot Experiment

J.P. Morgan’s Quorum blockchain, an enterprise-grade DLT solution built on Ethereum, is being deployed for tokenizing traditional assets to test the robustness of blockchain technology, reported Financial Review on Oct. 29, 2018. Tokenizing Gold Bars The New York-based investment...

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Binance Labs Led Investment in CertiK, Contributed “Millions” to Making Blockchains Bug-free

Binance Labs, the incubation and investment arm of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by daily volume, Binance, has divulged its position as lead investor in blockchain and smart contract verification startup CertiK—months after revealing the project as one of...

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Goldman Sachs-Backed Circle Acquires SeedInvest in Security Token Push

According to a blog on the Circle website, the Goldman Sachs-backed peer-to-peer payments technology company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SeedInvest, a leader in the equity crowdfunding industry and registered Broker-Dealer. With this acquisition, Circle is clearly entering...

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Major US Crypto Exchange Obtains Insurance, Will it Have Positive Effect on the Industry?

This week, major New York City-based crypto exchange Gemini obtained insurance coverage from a consortium of leading insurance providers led by Aon, a multi-billion dollar insurance giant based in London. Yusuf Hussain, Gemini’s Head of Risk, emphasized the importance...

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