Circle Raises $110Mn With Plans to Launch USD-Backed Coin

The cryptocurrency based firm Circle announced it has raised $110Mn USD in a Series E fundraising round led by the Chinese firm Bitmain Technologies. Circle now joins Coinbase as one of the most well-funded cryptocurrency companies in the U.S., and… Continue Reading

Bithumb’s Revenue Last Year Jumps 171-Fold Compared to 2016

According to local reports, the South Korean exchange Bithumb has released the firm’s 2017 revenue and the exchange made 171 times more than the previous year. Also read: Japan Revises Registration Rules for Cryptocurrency Exchanges Bithumb’s revenue has increased 171-fold One… Continue Reading

20+ South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Voluntarily Undergo Evaluations

Over twenty cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea have agreed to undergo evaluations, including the country’s top four exchanges: Upbit, Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit. This is part of their self-regulatory efforts, in conjunction with the Korean Blockchain Association. Also read: Indians Look… Continue Reading

Study Finds Little Correlation Between Tether Printing and Bitcoin’s Price

News Over the past few months there’s been a lot of internet chatter concerning the digital currency tether (USDT) and whether or not it’s really backed by U.S. dollars. Further, there’s been skeptics, speculators, anonymous Twitter handles,… Continue Reading