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Individuals and Enterprises in 55 Markets Use InstaReM as the Fastest Way to Send and Convert Currency with Transparent Fees

Individuals and Enterprises in 55 Markets Use InstaReM as the Fastest Way to Send and Convert Currency with Transparent Fees

In a Nutshell: Transferring money to foreign bank accounts has always been a time-consuming process that’s filled with unfair conversion rates and expensive transaction fees. InstaReM aims to make this process easier and less expensive for individuals, enterprises, and financial service firms by providing faster transfers and a transparent, what-you-see-is-what-you-pay fee structure. InstaReM’s service currently spans more than 55 countries and will soon include the option of... read more »

Bitwise Offers Secure, Liquid, and Transparent Access to the Cryptocurrency Market with Index and Single Coin Funds

Bitwise Offers Secure, Liquid, and Transparent Access to the Cryptocurrency Market with Index and Single Coin Funds

In a Nutshell: In the past year, investors have gone from asking what cryptocurrency is to how they can invest in the digital currencies. Bitwise Asset Management helps to answer these questions by offering the world’s first cryptocurrency index fund, the Bitwise 10 Private Index Fund, as well as single-coin funds for Bitcoin and Ethereum. We recently spoke with Martha Shear, the Managing Director and Head of Business Development for Bitwise, about how crypto index funds could... read more »

Lottery.com Highlights the Charitable Purpose of Lotteries and Increases Participation Through a Convenient Mobile App

Lottery.com Highlights the Charitable Purpose of Lotteries and Increases Participation Through a Convenient Mobile App

In a Nutshell: Lotteries benefit worthy causes -- 44 U.S. states use them to generate funds for education, the environment, and much more. But when people don't play, their money goes elsewhere -- and millennials tend to play less frequently than previous generations. Lottery.com is reimagining the lottery by highlighting its charitable purposes and creating an app that makes the experience of playing more fun and convenient. The company is giving the lottery a new lease on life for... read more »

Latin America’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange, Mercado Bitcoin Focuses on Delivering Freedom, Security, and Transparency

Latin America’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange, Mercado Bitcoin Focuses on Delivering Freedom, Security, and Transparency

In a Nutshell: Participating in the global marketplace is easier than ever with the advent of the decentralized cryptocurrency marketplace. Mercado Bitcoin is a Brazil-based crypto exchange geared toward helping Latin American consumers take part in the world of cryptocurrency investing. Consumers deposit Brazilian reais into their account to purchase Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin, or Ripple. The company prioritizes providing a straightforward, quality user experience,... read more »

DNotes: The Crypto Focused on Becoming a Truly Global and Trusted Digital Currency to Supplement Fiat Transactions

DNotes: The Crypto Focused on Becoming a Truly Global and Trusted Digital Currency to Supplement Fiat Transactions

In a Nutshell: DNotes entered the cryptocurrency space in 2014 with the mission to become the most trusted digital currency on the market. The company’s Founder and CEO, Alan Yong, said DNotes can only gain the global mass adoption he envisions for the crypto if it gains the trust of its potential users. In working toward that goal, DNotes has established HERo, an initiative aimed at providing women with the resources, inspiration, and knowledge to play a significant role in the... read more »

The QRL Foundation Aims to Future-Proof Blockchain Technology with Its Quantum-Resistant Ledger for Added Security

The QRL Foundation Aims to Future-Proof Blockchain Technology with Its Quantum-Resistant Ledger for Added Security

In a Nutshell: While quantum computing poses an unknown, but inevitable, threat to modern encrypted data, the QRL Foundation works to maintain a quantum-resistant blockchain that uses mathematics to thwart future threats. QRL’s Extended Merkle Signature Scheme is more resistant to a quantum attack than the schemes used under the current Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) standard. The project has ambitious plans to offer individuals and companies a quantum-resistant... read more »

Litecoin Haus CEO Franklyn Richards on the Advantages of Litecoin and Its Role in the Decentralized Marketplace

Litecoin Haus CEO Franklyn Richards on the Advantages of Litecoin and Its Role in the Decentralized Marketplace

In a Nutshell: While Bitcoin is generally perceived as the gold standard in cryptocurrency, Litecoin is the silver standard by design. Litecoin was created by Charlie Lee to complement Bitcoin with more built-in flexibility. The altcoin may also appeal to businesses because of its faster transaction speeds and lower fees. We spoke with Litecoin Haus CEO and Litecoin Foundation Director Franklyn Richards about how Litecoin fits into the cryptocurrency ecosystem, its potential as a... read more »

TokenMarket Democratizes Startup Funding through ICO and STO Offerings with Proven Fundraising Potential

TokenMarket Democratizes Startup Funding through ICO and STO Offerings with Proven Fundraising Potential

In a Nutshell: TokenMarket provides a best-in-class ICO and STO platform for startups that need to raise early-stage capital. Over 250,000 token buyers made more than $300 million in cryptocurrency transactions in the first 18 months of the platform’s existence. The TokenMarket platform provides clients with strategic advisory and marketing and handles all of the technology — including token issuance, holding a client’s ICO funds, and KYC requirements -- needed to conduct a sale.... read more »

DAOstack is Poised to Revolutionize the World of Finance with Collective Decision-Making Tools for Owning and Managing Funds via Blockchain Technology

DAOstack is Poised to Revolutionize the World of Finance with Collective Decision-Making Tools for Owning and Managing Funds via Blockchain Technology

In a Nutshell: Most organizations adhere to the traditional top-down decision-making model — sometimes to the detriment of the best interests of the group. DAOstack is revolutionizing the way collective decisions are made in the finance world and beyond by facilitating decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). DAOs give the authority back to the members of a collective and empower them to make decisions without the need for a C-suite executive. DAOstack’s holographic... read more »

Origin Protocol Returns Economic Power to the People by Enabling Free Creation of Decentralized Marketplaces for Various Industries

Origin Protocol Returns Economic Power to the People by Enabling Free Creation of Decentralized Marketplaces for Various Industries

In a Nutshell: Origin Protocol allows individuals and businesses to create free decentralized marketplaces using the Ethereum blockchain. These marketplaces are already being used to create decentralized service platforms that are similar to those of popular providers such as Uber and Airbnb — but without transaction fees. The Origin platform unlocks the global economy for over 4 billion people worldwide. And by sharing identities across the platform, users can cultivate positive... read more »