• Edge Cloud Platform Fastly Raises $40M in Funding | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:27 pm
    FinSMEs | FinSMEs Fastly, a San Francisco, CA-based edge cloud platform, raised $40m in funding. The round was led by Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP) with participation from Sozo Ventures, Swisscom Ventures, and existing investors. The company intends to use [...] The post Edge Cloud Platform Fastly Raises $40M in Funding | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Chinese Authorities Break Up $1.5 billion Cryptocurrency Gambling Ring | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:26 pm
    Delma Wilson | CoinPedia The South China Morning Post claimed that this was the initial prime Chinese gambling ring to make use of cryptocurrencies. Demolish Gambling Rings in China The Guangdong Province police mentioned that the total funds involved were [...] The post Chinese Authorities Break Up $1.5 billion Cryptocurrency Gambling Ring | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Hear BMW’s Dieter May explain the connected car at Disrupt SF 2018 | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:25 pm
    Matt Burns | TechCrunch Mobility is undergoing a radical transformation and the topic will be thoroughly examined at Disrupt SF this September. We’re excited to have BMW’s Dieter May speak on the main stage about how the German car company [...] The post Hear BMW’s Dieter May explain the connected car at Disrupt SF 2018 | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Apple’s App Store revenue nearly double that of Google Play in first half of 2018 | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:25 pm
    Sarah Perez | TechCrunch Apple’s App Store continues to outpace Google Play on revenue. In the first half of the year, the App Store generated nearly double the revenue of Google Play on half the downloads, according to a new [...] The post Apple’s App Store revenue nearly double that of Google Play in first half of 2018 | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Russian Accused of Laundering Bitcoin Proceeds of Hacks Being Extradited from Greece to France | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:24 pm
    Cali Haan | Crowdfund Insider Alexander Vinnik, a Russian national accused by the US government of laundering $4 billion dollars of cryptocurrency proceeds of crime will be extradited from Greece to France to face charges there, CNN Greece reports. An [...] The post Russian Accused of Laundering Bitcoin Proceeds of Hacks Being Extradited from Greece to France | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Block.one, Developer of EOS, Announces New Strategic Investors, Including Peter Thiel and Bitmain, in Latest Fundraising Round | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:21 pm
    Siamak Masnavi | Crypto Globe On Monday (16 July 2018), Block.one, the publisher of the EOSIO blockchain protocol, announced that venture capitalist and entrepreneur Peter Thiel has invested in the company, along with other well-known investors, Bitmain, Louis Bacon, and Alan Howard. [...] The post Block.one, Developer of EOS, Announces New Strategic Investors, Including Peter Thiel and Bitmain, in Latest Fundraising Round | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • The Land is Green : Bitcoin Punches Back From $6,200 To Hit $6,600 | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:20 pm
    john kiguru | Zycrypto Bitcoin after struggling all throughout the weekend has come out on Monday with some real hard punches. Before struggling with the $6,200 price drag that began on Thursday of last week, bitcoin has been steadily hanging [...] The post The Land is Green : Bitcoin Punches Back From $6,200 To Hit $6,600 | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Stellar [XLM] Price Prediction 2018: XLM on a gaining streak | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:20 pm
    Jessica Kuruthukulangara | BCFocus Stellar [XLM] Price Prediction 2018: XLM on a gaining streak Stellar [XLM] is on a winning run, with the coin gaining as much 9.1 percent in the last one week. Investor sentiment has been especially positive [...] The post Stellar [XLM] Price Prediction 2018: XLM on a gaining streak | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • BlackRock’s Larry Fink denies involvement in Bitcoin [BTC] | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:19 pm
    Anirudh VK | AMBCrypto News emerged earlier today that BlackRock Incorporated was forming a team to look into cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin [BTC]. It struck many as puzzling, comparing the statement to previous statements by the CEO of the firm, Larry [...] The post BlackRock’s Larry Fink denies involvement in Bitcoin [BTC] | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Crypto-verse responds to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin’s questions | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:19 pm
    Pinaz Kazi | BCFocus Crypto-verse responds to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin’s questions A few days back, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin Vitalik Buterin shared seven questions with the people in the crypto universe to answer. A BCFocus story on Buterin’s conversation with Fred Wang [...] The post Crypto-verse responds to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin’s questions | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Breaking Boundaries : Amidst Disapproval from top Islamists, UK Based Mosque Raises 14,000 GBP IN Cryptocurrencies | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:19 pm
    Adrian Klent | Zycrypto Quite a lot of patience and trust was needed to have cryptocurrency naysayers switch sides in order to quicken the acceptance of digital currencies. It is this same path that the UK based Turkish Mosque Shacklewell [...] The post Breaking Boundaries : Amidst Disapproval from top Islamists, UK Based Mosque Raises 14,000 GBP IN Cryptocurrencies | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • TokenPay [TPAY] speaks up: A response to Tone Vays’ harsh remarks | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:18 pm
    Priyamvada Singh | AMBCrypto In the live YouTube broadcast of 16th July, TokenPay CEO Derek Capo along with Sean Davis clarified his viewers’ doubts on the recent accusations made by the Bitcoin influencer, Tone Vays, at the onset of its [...] The post TokenPay [TPAY] speaks up: A response to Tone Vays’ harsh remarks | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Stellar Lumens [XLM] joins KuCoin’s arsenal | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:18 pm
    Priyanka Babu | BCFocus Stellar Lumens [XLM] joins KuCoin’s arsenal Come Monday, Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Kucoin will start supporting Stellar Lumens [XLM]. The listing comes a day after popular exchange Coinbase started “exploring” the possibility of adding five coins, [...] The post Stellar Lumens [XLM] joins KuCoin’s arsenal | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Future Analysts Will Be Tested on Cryptocurrencies in New CFA Curriculum | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:17 pm
    Colin Harper | Bitcoin Magazine As the crypto market continues to meld into the realm of traditional finance, the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute is taking notice — so much so that the organization is adding cryptocurrency and blockchain sections [...] The post Future Analysts Will Be Tested on Cryptocurrencies in New CFA Curriculum | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Uber’s head of policy for flying taxis and autonomous vehicles leaves for self-driving car startup Voyage | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:15 pm
    Megan Rose Dickey | TechCrunch Uber’s head of policy for autonomous vehicles and urban aviation, Justin Erlich, has left the company to join self-driving car startup Voyage, TechCrunch has learned. Erlich’s departure comes a couple of months after Uber Chief [...] The post Uber’s head of policy for flying taxis and autonomous vehicles leaves for self-driving car startup Voyage | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Rise Art Returns to Equity Crowdfunding Crowdcube: Now Seeking £650,000 in Funding | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:14 pm
    Samantha Hurst | Crowdfund Insider Just a little over two years after securing £520,000 in funding through its first equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, online gallery marketplace Rise Art has returned to the funding portal, seeking a minimum of £650,000. Founded [...] The post Rise Art Returns to Equity Crowdfunding Crowdcube: Now Seeking £650,000 in Funding | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Accenture, Thales to Debut Blockchain Tool for Aerospace Supply Chains | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:12 pm
    Cointelegraph By William Suberg | CoinTelegraph Global consultancy firm Accenture plans to give aerospace supply chains the blockchain treatment in forthcoming unveiling at the UK’s Farmborough Airshow Continue reading … Source: Accenture, Thales to Debut Blockchain Tool for Aerospace Supply [...] The post Accenture, Thales to Debut Blockchain Tool for Aerospace Supply Chains | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Solar startup Oolu secures Series B funding July 16, 2018 6:10 pm
    Jessica Pothering | ImpactAlpha ImpactAlpha, July 13 – Oolu launched in 2015 with  a million of serving 150 million West Africans without reliable access to electricity. The Senegalese company makes home solar systems that customers pay for on a subscription [...] The post Solar startup Oolu secures Series B funding appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • LendingTree Acquires Student Loan Hero for $60 Million | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:09 pm
    JD Alois | Crowdfund Insider Online lending exchange LendingTree(NASDAQ: TREE) has announced it will acquire Austin, Texas based Student Loan Hero for $60 million in cash to be paid upon closing. The transaction is expected to close in Q3 of 2018. Student Loan [...] The post LendingTree Acquires Student Loan Hero for $60 Million | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • What Is the CoolWallet S? | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:06 pm
    JP Buntinx | The Merkle Hardware wallets are an integral part of the cryptocurrency industry. They are an excellent way of keeping one’s cryptocurrency portfolio safe from harm. The CoolWallet S claims to be the ultimate Bitcoin wallet, even though [...] The post What Is the CoolWallet S? | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Weekly Report: S Korea Pro Regulation, Augur Launches, Bancor Hacked & More | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:01 pm
    NKB Group | Crypto Globe Markets appear to be stabilizing around a bottom amidst a mostly positive week of developments. Malta, S. Korean and Bermuda move forward with regulation on blockchain technology and ICOs. Augur launches on the Ethereum network. [...] The post Weekly Report: S Korea Pro Regulation, Augur Launches, Bancor Hacked & More | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • ‘Serious concerns’ at FCC threaten to halt Sinclair-Tribune merger | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 6:00 pm
    Devin Coldewey | TechCrunch The FCC has been under serious scrutiny by citizens, advocates, and politicians alike due to its laissez-faire attitude towards, in particular, the proposed Sinclair Broadcasting merger with Tribune. But the agency is showing some backbone today [...] The post ‘Serious concerns’ at FCC threaten to halt Sinclair-Tribune merger | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Line’s Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitbox Begins Operations | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 5:49 pm
    Diana Ngo | Coin Journal Line Corporation, a Japanese Internet firm and the operator of the country’s most popular messaging app, have today launched their new cryptocurrency exchange platform, Bitbox. The crypto-to-crypto exchange platform, operated by Singapore-based subsidiary Line Tech [...] The post Line’s Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitbox Begins Operations | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • TowerIQ nabs $2 mln seed | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 5:33 pm
    Iris Dorbian | PE Hub – VC (US) Boston-based TowerIQ, a market neutral communication platform for the insurance industry, has secured $2 million in seed funding. Hyperplane Venture Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Vestigo [...] The post TowerIQ nabs $2 mln seed | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • US-Japan nuclear pact renewed, but with quick repeal option | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 5:33 pm
    | Nikkei Asian Review Continue reading … Source: US-Japan nuclear pact renewed, but with quick repeal option The post US-Japan nuclear pact renewed, but with quick repeal option | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • First Crypto Only Acquisition Inked in Hong Kong Science Park | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 5:31 pm
    Justine Pope | Crypto Globe The Singapore-based CyClean.IO has purchased a little known but innovative Hong Kong shared bicycle company. The acquisition would have been unremarkable but for the fact that the transaction was completed entirely in crypto. Continue reading [...] The post First Crypto Only Acquisition Inked in Hong Kong Science Park | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Court Approves Alleged Bitcoin Money Launder’s Extradition to France | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 5:30 pm
    Christine Kim | CoinDesk In a legal tug-of-war between France, Russia and the U.S., Greek courts have ruled in France’s favour to take over custody of Alexander Vinnik. Continue reading … Source: Court Approves Alleged Bitcoin Money Launder’s Extradition to [...] The post Court Approves Alleged Bitcoin Money Launder’s Extradition to France | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Peter Thiel, Bitmain Co-Founder Invest in EOS Developer Block.one | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 5:30 pm
    Christine Kim | CoinDesk In a fresh round of funding, Block.one has added to its line-up of major investors PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel and bitcoin mining giant Bitmain. Continue reading … Source: Peter Thiel, Bitmain Co-Founder Invest in EOS Developer [...] The post Peter Thiel, Bitmain Co-Founder Invest in EOS Developer Block.one | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • General Atlantic Invests $250 Million in Working Capital Platform Greensill to Fuel Lending Growth | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 5:29 pm
    JD Alois | Crowdfund Insider Leading non-bank finance firm Greensill has received an investment from General Atlantic in the amount of $250 million. This values Greensill at $1.64 billion. Gabriel Caillaux, Managing Director and Head of EMEA at General Atlantic, will [...] The post General Atlantic Invests $250 Million in Working Capital Platform Greensill to Fuel Lending Growth | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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  • Insurtech Startup TowerIQ Raises $2M in Seed Funding | #VentureCanvas July 16, 2018 5:22 pm
    FinSMEs | FinSMEs TowerIQ, a Boston, MA-based market neutral communication platform for the insurance industry, raised $2M in seed funding. The round was led by Hyperplane Venture Capital, with participation from Vestigo Ventures and Clocktower Ventures. TowerIQ partners with insurance [...] The post Insurtech Startup TowerIQ Raises $2M in Seed Funding | #VentureCanvas appeared first on VentureCanvas.
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