Category: Blockchain


Start-up Raises $2 Million to Pioneer Cryptocurrency Usage in Francophone Africa


A Cameroonian fintech start-up, Ejara, has raised $2 million to pioneer the usage of crypto and investment services in French-speaking African countries. Coinshares Ventures and Anthemis Group led the funding round in which they were joined by Mercy Corps Ventures, Lateral Capital, Lofty Inc Capital, and Netx Fund. Using Crypto to Protect Savings in Francophone […]


Sri Lanka Appoints Committee to Draft Digital Currency Policy, Seeks Crypto Investments


Sri Lanka Appoints Committee to Draft Digital Currency Policy, Seeks Crypto InvestmentsIn preparation to regulate its fintech space, the government of Sri Lanka has established a special committee tasked to formulate the country’s policy on digital banking and crypto-related activities. The committee comprises professionals from the public and private sectors. New Committee to Propose Rules for Blockchain Industry in Sri Lanka Sri Lankan authorities have unveiled […]






Edward Snowden Calls CBDCs ‘Cryptofascist Currency’ — ‘Closer to Being a Perversion of Cryptocurrency’


Edward Snowden Calls CBDCs 'Cryptofascist Currency' — 'Closer to Being a Perversion of Cryptocurrency'On October 9, whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden published an opinion editorial concerning central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and claimed CBDCs are “the newest danger cresting the public horizon.” Snowden stressed that rather than being an innovation, CBDC’s are “closer to being a perversion of cryptocurrency” and a “cryptofascist currency.” Snowden Stresses CBDCs ‘Are […]


Edward Snowden Calls CBDCs ‘Cryptofascist Currency’ — ‘Closer to Being a Perversion of Cryptocurrency’


Edward Snowden Calls CBDCs 'Cryptofascist Currency' — 'Closer to Being a Perversion of Cryptocurrency'On October 9, whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden published an opinion editorial concerning central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and claimed CBDCs are “the newest danger cresting the public horizon.” Snowden stressed that rather than being an innovation, CBDC’s are “closer to being a perversion of cryptocurrency” and a “cryptofascist currency.” Snowden Stresses CBDCs ‘Are […]






US Senator Lummis Buys More Bitcoin, Sees BTC as ‘Excellent Store of Value’


US Senator Lummis Buys More Bitcoin, Seeing BTC as 'Excellent Store of Value'U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis has disclosed her bitcoin purchase worth between $50K and $100K. The senator from Wyoming sees bitcoin as an “excellent store of value” that should be in every investment portfolio. Senator Lummis Buys Bitcoin The pro-bitcoin senator from Wyoming, Cynthia Lummis, disclosed her recent bitcoin purchase in a periodic transaction report (PTR) […]


US Senator Lummis Buys More Bitcoin, Sees BTC as ‘Excellent Store of Value’


US Senator Lummis Buys More Bitcoin, Seeing BTC as 'Excellent Store of Value'U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis has disclosed her bitcoin purchase worth between $50K and $100K. The senator from Wyoming sees bitcoin as an “excellent store of value” that should be in every investment portfolio. Senator Lummis Buys Bitcoin The pro-bitcoin senator from Wyoming, Cynthia Lummis, disclosed her recent bitcoin purchase in a periodic transaction report (PTR) […]


US Senator Lummis Buys More Bitcoin, Sees BTC as ‘Excellent Store of Value’


US Senator Lummis Buys More Bitcoin, Seeing BTC as 'Excellent Store of Value'U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis has disclosed her bitcoin purchase worth between $50K and $100K. The senator from Wyoming sees bitcoin as an “excellent store of value” that should be in every investment portfolio. Senator Lummis Buys Bitcoin The pro-bitcoin senator from Wyoming, Cynthia Lummis, disclosed her recent bitcoin purchase in a periodic transaction report (PTR) […]



Bored Ape Yacht Club Records $542 Million in Lifetime Sales — BAYC Creators to Launch Token in Q1 2022


Bored Ape Yacht Club Records $542 Million in Lifetime Sales — BAYC Creators to Launch a Token in Q1 2022Non-fungible token (NFT) assets have been extremely popular in 2021 and it doesn’t seem like the NFT hype is going away any time soon. A number of NFT collections have propelled the industry to new heights with enormous sales, outpacing some of the most popular auctions selling physical items. One specific NFT project called Bored […]


Bored Ape Yacht Club Records $542 Million in Lifetime Sales — BAYC Creators to Launch Token in Q1 2022


Bored Ape Yacht Club Records $542 Million in Lifetime Sales — BAYC Creators to Launch a Token in Q1 2022Non-fungible token (NFT) assets have been extremely popular in 2021 and it doesn’t seem like the NFT hype is going away any time soon. A number of NFT collections have propelled the industry to new heights with enormous sales, outpacing some of the most popular auctions selling physical items. One specific NFT project called Bored […]