Japanese Software Giant Line Plans to Launch NFT Market Next Month
The Japanese social media and messenger software firm Line Corporation has announced the company is introducing a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace on April 13. Line detailed on Wednesday that the market will be called “LINE NFT” and it will showcase “more than 100 types of NFTs.”
25 MARCH 2022
Thailand Lays Groundwork for Crypto Tourism to Revive Industry
Thailand is targeting newly-minted crypto millionaires to breathe life into its pandemic-battered tourism industry.
29 NOVEMBER 2021
The world gold miner tokenizes assets and opens trading on the Simex and Coinsbit exchanges
In recent years we have seen a rush on the crypto market by investors large and small, drawn to the promise of colossal rewards by a plethora of emerging players. What followed was the widely publicized ‘Great Crypto Crash’ of 2018 that led many coins to either fail completely or struggle to recover fully.
6 MARCH 2020
Pivoting from direct token sales, Harbor partners with real estate firm to tokenize $100 million in assets
Harbor, a startup that made headlines in April when its $20 million token sale fell through, is now helping other companies tokenize their securities.
17 SEPTEMBER 2019
Top Spanish Soccer Club Will Offer Crypto Fan Tokens
Atlético de Madrid, a Spanish football (soccer) team, has partnered with Chiliz, a sports blockchain, to create Fan Tokens, a platform that will give fans special access to team merchandise, information, and experiences.
6 SEPTEMBER 2019
Insurance giant Allianz creating a JPM Coin-like payment token; the project is in ‘advanced stages’
Germany’s biggest insurance company, Allianz, has been developing a blockchain-based digital token for payments, similar to investment banking giant JPMorgan’s JPM Coin.
9 AUGUST 2019
National Stock Exchange Becomes World’s First to List a Tokenized Security
Seychelles’ stock exchange has just listed a tokenized security for trading, becoming the first in the world to do so.
8 AUGUST 2019
Ripple Sold Over $250 Million in XRP in the Second Quarter of 2019
Ripple, the company behind XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has revealed that it sold $251.51 million in XRP in the second quarter of 2019. Ripple published its Q2 report on July 24.
26 JULY 2019
Huobi Burns 14 Million Huobi Tokens Amid Revenue Gains
Houbi, one of the world’s oldest cryptocurrency exchanges, has taken steps to reduce the supply of the token that powers its decentralized platform, Huobi Token (HT), in a quarterly burning event.
16 JULY 2019
Tether Mistakenly Mints, Then Immediately Burns $5 Billion USDT
Stablecoin operator Tether accidentally minted and subsequently burned 5 billion USDT tokens, Whale Alert tweeted on July 13.
15 JULY 2019
Ampleforth raises $5 million in IEO
Ampleforth, the first token to be offered on Ethfinex and Bitfinex’s IEO platform Tokinex, reached $5 million in 11 seconds during its initial exchange offering, according to a news release. Jean Louis van Der Velde, CEO of Bitfinex and Ethfinex called the demand for the sale “incredibly high.”
14 JUNE 2019
Telegram’s crypto tokens are (kind of) going on sale to the public for the first time
Telegram, the most hyped ICO in the history of ICOs, is finally making its tokens available to retail investors through a limited listing that will precede a full sale later this year — but there are a lot of catches.
11 JUNE 2019
HTC teams up with Kyber Network to offer exchange of ERC20 tokens
Electronics firm HTC has announced its blockchain smartphone EXODUS 1 will now allow users to exchange major ERC20 tokens like BAT, KNC, and DAI.
14 MAY 2019
Overstock’s tZERO Token Market Misses Closing Date for $100 Million Raise
Overstock’s tZERO security token trading platform has once again failed to close on a capital injection by the targeted date.
19 APRIL 2019
Microsoft, Ethereum Group Launch Token-Building Kit for Enterprises
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) and Microsoft have corralled the major blockchain providers behind a new project to help businesses design and create the right sort of crypto tokens for their particular needs.
18 APRIL 2019
The $2 Trillion French Life Insurance Market Can Now Invest in Crypto
A newly passed act in France allows life insurance providers to invest in cryptocurrencies and tokens without any limitation on the amount that can be allocated.
12 APRIL 2019
Canadian Police Freezes Assets of FUEL Token Issuers due to Alleged $22 Million Fraud
Canadian police have frozen assets of the founders of blockchain consulting firm Vanbex, which raised $22 million in an alleged fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO). The development was reported in a court document released on March 14.
1 APRIL 2019
Taiwanese Development Council to Form Blockchain Alliance in Three Months
The National Development Council (NDC) of Taiwan announced today that it will launch a blockchain alliance in three months, English-language local media Taiwan News reported on March 26.
26 MARCH 2019
Crypoassets Author Chris Burniske: Less than 2.5% of Crypto Tokens Have 'Real Utility'
Chris Burniske, a partner at Placeholder, a “thesis-driven” venture capital firm that is focused on investing in “decentralized information networks”, has argued that business leaders have increasingly been turning to the “relative equity-capitalized, cash-flow extracting” markets.
2 MARCH 2019
Binance’s Decentralized Exchange Is About to Launch for Public Testing
Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted trading volume, is about to release its decentralized exchange, Binance DEX, for public testing.
12 FEBRUARY 2019