2017: The Year Regulators Engage with Blockchain

New York-based Chuck Thompson is president and founder of Blockchain Consulting LLC and managing director of NextSeed, as well as a veteran of Wall Street and BigLaw. He has extensive experience in FinTech, RegTech, InsurTech and distributed ledger technology, and is a member of the Bars in...
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2017: The Second Era of Bitcoin Begins

Akin Fernandez, also known as Beautyon, is the owner of London-based bitcoin voucher service Azteco. He is also a writer who has extensively covered bitcoin and related services, and a software developer with 15 years of experience. In this CoinDesk 2016 in Review special feature,...
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Ethereum Classic Price Surges By Over 30%

Markets Weekly is a weekly column analyzing price movements in the global blockchain token markets. This edition looks at the week from 10th through 16th December. Ether classic (ETC) made a strident comeback this week. As the nascent digital currency surged in value, its hashrate also rose...
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Regulating ICOs: Striking a Balance in 2017

Iliana Oris Valiente is a finance professional (CPA, CA) leading Rubix, a Deloitte-backed blockchain venture. In this CoinDesk 2016 in Review feature, Valiente discusses how blockchain technology is impacting venture capital – and why that brings both cause for excitement and pause heading into 2017....
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Bitcoin Prices Fluctuate Around $780

Bitcoin (BTC) prices repeatedly surpassed $780 on 16th December, a feat that up until today has only been achieved a handful of times since February 2014. The digital currency first exceeded this price level at 12:15 UTC, reaching $780.08 before falling back down to as little as...
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