Blockchain News 16.08.2018

Pantera Capital raises $71M for crypto venture fund

Blockchain investment company Pantera Capital has launched its third crypto fund with over $71 million already committed. An SEC filing indicates the new investment scheme, called Venture Fund III, started its first offering on July 31st and has raised $71.44 million from 90 investors.

Pantera also wrote in a blog post on Wednesday that Venture Fund III has already made its first blockchain bet, investing in Bakkt – a cryptocurrency trading platform launched early this month by ICE, parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. Pantera investment firm recorded a 10,000 percent return over the last five years from its stakes in various cryptocurrency projects. Pantera has invested in crypto exchanges such as Bitstamp, Korbit mo e Shapeshift, pea pehe ki he ngaahi totongi startups hange ko e siakale.


Patiseti 'a Kolea Tonga 'a e $880 M ki fakatekinikale 'oku kau ai 'a e blockchain

Kim tongi-yeon, Tauhi 'o e me'a fakapa'anga 'a Kolea Tonga, Fanongonongo kuo tuku ki he tafa'aki 'a e pule'anga 'o e $4.4 'i he ngaahi ta'u ka hoko mai 'i ha polokalama 'a e ngaahi tapuaki 'a ia 'oku fakatefito 'i he blockchain mo e 'e toko hiva kehe burgeoning fakatekinikale feitu'u he sosaieti billion. Pau, 'e fakamoleki ha he pule'anga Kolea Tonga 'i $880 miliona tupu he ta'u hono hoko kae lava ke boost 'a e fakalakalaka 'o e tekinolosia mohu founga 'oku kau ai 'a e blockchain.

Data disclosed on the website of the Ministry of Economy and Finance shows that the government is set to allocate 1 trillion won, or about $880 Million 'i he 2019 – an 80 percent growth compared to that in 2018 – to invest in technologies including blockchain, big data and AI. Hoko atu, the authority said it will invest a total of $8 – 9 billion in the area in the coming five years. The goal is tofocus on promoting big data and AI, developing blockchain technology to ensure data management security and boosting the sharing economy.


Hiki 'a e ngaahi palani 'o e Cryptocurrency ma'a e ZB fakafetongi ki Malataa

ZB.com, fakafetongi 'o e cryptocurrency fith-lahi taha 'a e mamani 'e he ngaahi Voliume fefakatau'aki faka'aho, Ko hono fokotu'u ha falekoloa 'i he la'a lelei Blockchain motu 'o Malataa. ZB.com te ke fakalao fokotu'u hake hono fakalele 'i 'Iulope mo hono fokotu'u 'o ha fakafetongi fo'ou 'i Malataa. Ko e fanongonongo fakamuimui taha ko 'eni 'o muimui kinautolu 'e Binance, OKEx mo e DQR, kuo foki 'oku ke fakaava 'a e ngaahi tu'unga 'i he motu.

The company will initially start out as a crypto-to-crypto exchange and will eventually look to offer fiat-to-crypto trading pairs through its new platform based out of the European island nation. Co-founder Jimmy Zhao said “Malta is perhaps the world’s most progressive and forward-thinking nation in DLT, crypto and fintech, and we are very excited to be part of the Blockchain Island. We are confident we will be able to announce our live operations soon.


Blockchain News 16.08.2018

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