In Response to Suffering Economy, Venezuela Launches Cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced the presale of a cryptocurrency called the petro (PTR), backed by the country's oil assets. The Venezuelan government had announced its plan to launch a digital currency in 2017, and indicated that the launch of the petro was in response to the financial … Read more about In Response to Suffering Economy, Venezuela Launches Cryptocurrency

FINMA Releases ICO Guidelines, Provides Clarity for Participants

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) issued a new set of guidelines today that outline how it will respond to inquiries from Initial Coin Offering (ICO) organizers using financial market legislation, providing some clarity for those who choose to participate in … Read more about FINMA Releases ICO Guidelines, Provides Clarity for Participants

Bank of America is the Leader in Cryptocurrency-Related Patents

As in any new industry experiencing a surge in popularity and financial interest, the number of cryptocurrency-related patent filings has seen a sharp uptick in the past several years, as interest in both distributed ledger technology and cryptocurrency has increased significantly around the globe. … Read more about Bank of America is the Leader in Cryptocurrency-Related Patents