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Blockchain Incubator Bluehill Launches With $50M USD Fund To Support IOST Ecosystem

Announcements, Blockchain | June 22, 2018 By:

Blockchain incubator and accelerator Bluehill has officially launched after raising $50 million to support blockchain innovations within the IOST ecosystem.

IOST is a project that aims to build a secure and scalable blockchain for smart services. The project wants to be the choice platform for decentralized apps by attracting developers to its platform.


Katipult Blockchain Secondary Trading Software Piloted By Crowdfunding Platform WeAreStarting

Announcements, Blockchain | June 22, 2018 By:

Canadian FinTech firm Katipult has announced the pilot of its blockchain-based secondary trading software aimed at firms looking to launch a private or open exchange.

Katipult offers proprietary, cloud-based software infrastructure that allows client firms to design, set up, and operate their own branded investment platform across multiple distribution channels –


Lawmakers Must Disclose Cryptocurrency Holdings Exceeding $1K, Says US House Ethics Committee

ICO News, News | June 21, 2018 By:

US House of Representative members will now be required to disclose holdings of cryptocurrencies that exceed $1,000.

In a memo published on June 18, the House Ethics Committee advised lawmakers that they must inlcude crypto holdings worth more than $1,000 in their annual financial disclosure report and reveal any transactions that exceed $1,000 within 45 days of the purchase or sale of the virtual asset.


FinTech Startup SharesPost Raises $15M USD To Accelerate Security Token Trading

Investing, News | June 21, 2018 By:

Liquidity solutions provider SharesPost has raised $15 million in its Series C funding round led by LUN Partners and Kenetic Capital.

Founded in 2009, SharesPost offers an online platform that links investors with late-stage venture-backed companies and shareholders. It provides the private tech asset class with a suite of trading and lending solutions to facilitate shareholder and option holder liquidity.