Seattle Crypto News
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Here’s how the SEC-registered robo-advisor platform Makara is simplifying crypto investing
Index trading is a relatively hands-off way of investing. And Makara’s waitlist is now open for those interested in crypto indices.
This crypto hedge fund has grown its AUM by 400% over the past 4 months
CryptoSlate obtained an update on Strix Leviathan, a Seattle-based crypto hedge fund, The team has been in business since 2018 and exclusively trades the crypto markets using proprietary trading tools and algorithms.
Mark Cuban-backed $31 million ICO “Unikrn” agrees to US SEC fines
Unikrn, a Seattle-based e-sports platform, has agreed to pay a $6 million fine to settle a complaint by the US Securities and Exchange Commission that said it raised $31 million by selling unregistered securities, according to a release.
US coffee giant Starbucks turns to blockchain for beans tracking
Coffee fanatics across America can now track their Starbucks bean purchases right to the farms they grew in.
Strix Leviathan launches proprietary trading platform Octopus
Strix Leviathan, a quantitative investment management firm, has launched its proprietary trading platform called Octopus.
Bitcoin ATM operator Coinme raises $10 million Series A, led by Pantera Capital
Despite the global lockdown and reduced business activities, the cryptocurrency investment space continues to see larger deals.
StormX introduces rewards program, users get 87.5% crypto back on purchases
StormX, a gamified microtask platform that allows users to earn cryptocurrencies, has announced the launch of its rewards program.
TF Blockchain announces all day live-stream interviews with top crypto speakers
TF Blockchain, one of the leading blockchain and fintech conferences in the Pacific Northwest, recently announced that it postponed its conference due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Strix Leviathan: the crypto quant fund that’s beating the market with a differentiated investment approach
Career dotcom entrepreneur and serial bootstrapper Jesse Proudman is the co-founder of Strix Leviathan, a quantitative hedge fund that’s beating the market through software and systematic investing.
Pantera Capital and Square just bet $14 million on this Seattle startup to take on Ripple
Square, Inc, Pantera Capital, and Digital Currency Group announced a $14 million Series A financing round into Transparent Systems, a Seattle-based startup with similar ambitions to Ripple.
Dragonchain test demo hits 15,000 transactions per second on its public network
“Enterprise-first” blockchain platform Dragonchain clocked a peak performance of 15,000 transactions per second in a 24-hour performance demonstration Thursday, as reported by the company’s official Twitter account.
Dragonchain launches a new social media platform dubbed Dragon Den
Dragonchain announced the official introduction of a social media platform that incentivizes users for the creation and evaluation of quality content.
Popular crypto tax analysis company hits $1b in transactions, raises $3 million
Seattle-based cryptocurrency tax analysis firm ZenLedger has raised $3.35 million in a seed round after processing more than $1 billion crypto transactions.
StormX launches crypto rewards for up to 30% back on brands like Microsoft
StormX has ventured into the eCommerce space with the launch of its second product, StormShop, a rewards platform allowing users to shop online and claim up to 30 percent back in crypto from brands including Microsoft, Macy’s, and Groupon.
Execs from Amazon, Samsung, IBM, and Bitmain to speak at TF4 Blockchain Conference in Seattle
TF Blockchain is set to hold its fourth sold-out conference in Seattle on Thursday, November 14, where it will host some of the biggest names both in tech and the crypto industry, including high-level executives from Amazon, Samsung, Coinstar and IBM.
ProgPOW author steps down as Core Scientific CTO, vows to implement algorithm on Ethereum
Kristy-Leigh Minehan, the author of ProgPOW, stepped down as CTO of Core Scientific to focus on ensuring the disputed algorithm gets implemented on Ethereum.
Coinme secures $1.5 million from Ripple’s Xpring, XRP listing on 2,600 ATMs soon?
Coinme, the world’s largest Bitcoin ATM network, secured $1.5 million from Ripple’s Xpring fund.
Interview: Ethereum development suite Truffle CEO on the future of dApps, regulation, and Libra
We interviewed Tim Coulter, the founder and CEO of Truffle, an Ethereum development environment, testing framework, and asset pipeline.
Caitlin Long, Blockchain’s Ambassador of Hope: Notes from a RegTech conference keynote
Our collective voice working together is the only way we will ensure this Cascadia region (from Portland to Seattle to Vancouver B.C.) demonstrates continued leadership for decades to come. The impact of Caitlin Long’s visit and keynote at the Seattle University School of Law’s 2nd Annual Innovation and Technology Law Conference focused on RegTech: The […]