Brazilian University Launches Master’s Degree In Cryptofinance

Announcements, Education | April 12, 2018 By:

Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), a Brazilian higher education institution, is launching a Master’s degree focused on cryptocurrencies.

Based in São Paulo, FGV offers regular courses of Economics, Business Administration, Law, Social Sciences and Information technology management. Its original goal was to train people for the country’s public and private sector management.


Taypayers Should Declare Their Cryptocurrency Gains, Says South African Revenue Service

Announcements, News, Regulation | April 10, 2018 By:

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has issued an official statement on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies, saying that normal tax rules will continue to apply to digital assets.

In its official release, the SARS defined cryptocurrencies as intangible assets instead of a currency for income tax purposes or capital gains tax.


Crypto Asset Firm CoinFund Partners With Rockefeller’s VC Arm

Announcements, Investing, News | April 9, 2018 By:

Venrock, a Rockefeller family owned venture capital fund, has teamed with crypto asset investment fund CoinFund to support cryptocurrency and blockchain business innovation.

Venrock, a compound of “Venture” and “Rockefeller,” was formed in 1969 to build upon the successful investing activities of the Rockefeller family that began in the late 1930s.