Blockchain Startup Black Insurance Receives Investment From Fineqia

Blockchain, Investing, News | July 10, 2018 By:

Blockchain startup Black Insurance has received an undisclosed equity investment from Fineqia Internationals.

Black Insurance is a blockchain-based digital insurance company that allows token holders to invest directly into insurance risk. The company intends to become a licensed insuer and enable the underwriting of new insurance policies via insurance syndicates akin to the Lloyd’s market.

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Philippines’ Economic Zone To Issue 25 Crypto Licenses

News, Regulation | July 3, 2018 By:

Raul Lambino, Administrator and CEO of the Philippines’ Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), has revealed plans to issue 25 licenses to cryptocurrency firms.

CEZA is a government-operated economic zone in the northern tip of the Philippines. It is a major trans-shipment point for trade in the Asia-Pacific rim due to its strategic location between the Pacific Ocean and the West Philippine Sea.

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Crypto Platform Uphold To Acquire New York-Based Broker-Dealer JNK Securities

Announcements, News | June 28, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency platform Uphold will be acquiring New York-based broker-dealer JNK Securities to expand its service offering.

Uphold, formerly Bitreserve, is a cloud-based financial services platform enabling users to convert deposits to their account via bank account, credit card, and cryptocurrencies into reserve-backed currencies and commodities.

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ICO Wrap – Initial Coin/Token Offering News Summary for June 14, 2018

ICO News | June 14, 2018 By:

Thailand’s SEC To Approve Five ICO Projects This Month

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC) is reportedly expecting to approve five initial coin offerings (ICO) once the new regulatory framework takes effect later this month.

Blockchain Compliance Solution Launched By Gecko Governance

RegTech blockchain firm Gecko Governance has launched a new compliance solution that aims to offer enhanced levels of transparency and accountability to platform users within the blockchain industry.

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