UK Financial Conduct Authority Warns Consumers Against Unauthorized Crypto Exchange

News, Regulation | November 20, 2018 By:

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning against an unregulated crypto exchange targeting UK consumers.

In a notice published on Monday, the FCA said that Crypto Exchange Pro, which offers trading accounts for buying and selling major cryptocurrencies, has been providing financial services in the UK without the regulator’s authorization.

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Blockchain Platform for Intellectual Property Loans Planned By Russian Authors’ Society

Blockchain, News | November 20, 2018 By:

Non-governmental organization Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) is planning to launch a blockchain financial platform for intellectual property-secured loans next year.

RAO is Russia’s largest and most prominent copyright collecting society which represents authors (creators of audiovisual, dramatic, musical and choreographic works),

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IBM, Columbia University Launch Two Blockchain Accelerator Programs

Blockchain, News | November 20, 2018 By:

Tech giant IBM and Columbia University have announced two new blockchain accelerator programs to help early-stage and later-stage companies build and scale blockchain businesses.

The programs, which is part of the Columbia-IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency, will offer entrepreneurs and blockchain network founders around the world access to the expertise and resources they need to establish blockchain networks.

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Blockchain Platform Neufund To Conduct Equity Token Offering For Parent Company Fifth Force

Blockchain, News | November 20, 2018 By:

Berlin-based blockchain equity fundraising platform Neufund has announced that it will be conducting an Equity Token Offering for its parent company Fifth Force GmbH.

Neufund’s platform allows both well-established and new companies to get funding by issuing blockchain-based equity tokens. These tokens are issued as a result of an investment process that,

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