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The Next Generation Banking Platform, Cashaa Opens It’s Presale 17:00 UTC Today

Casha

Cashaa are scheduled to launch it’s token sale today at 17:00 UTC, October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017Cashaa is a gateway to consumer-centric and affordable financial products aimed at consumer adoption of Blockchain without having to understand the technical details of Blockchain technology. Cashaa’s wallet system, integrated with the peer to peer exchange with full spectrum of fully digital financial services, enables its community to save, spend, borrow and get insured, with a simplified user experience in a legally compliant way.

CAS Token Presale

Cashaa will launch its token sale at 17:00 UTC today. The CAS token will possess multiple functions including; Membership Access to premium services such as higher FX transfer limit, ATM withdrawals, transfer and exchange an unlimited amount of money. Micro Finance, token holders can give loans and have access instant loans at low interest rates compared to non token holders. Credit Score, the accumulation of CAS tokens improves credit scores of low credit rated individuals and small businesses. Trading, only traders with enough CAS can participate in the trading network and are entitled to create smart contracts for trading. Governance, governing voting system is another objective of the CAS token, Stake holder will able to govern the smart contract updates etc.

To participate in the presale visit here

To learn more, visit their website

Read their whitepaper here.

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CrowdWiz successfully raises over $5 million in its pre sale to bring democracy to investing by cutting out the middleman

TALLINN, ESTONIA, October 20, 2017 — CrowdWiz, a fully decentralized crowd wisdom powered investment platform, has successfully raised $5,389,945 in its public pre sale for the WIZ token. CrowdWiz has also released a demo of an alpha, that shows how the platform will operate. The public presale for the WIZ token will be followed by an ICO on November 20. CrowdWiz democratizes the investment industry, giving the power back to the people, and reducing the power of financial institutions like banks, funds, and exchanges. These institutions work as a monopoly, burdening users with high fees under a protective umbrella provided by the regulatory system. CrowdWiz plans to change all this by adding democratic features to the investment process.

CrowdWiz is powered by Krypton Software, a division of leading fintech software company, TRADOLOGIC. The fintech software giant recently launched this cryptocurrency division, with a team of over 60 dedicated personnel and an existing backbone that transacted over 3 million items/actions.

CrowdWiz is an entire ecosystem that shifts the power away from intermediaries, who may have conflicting or undisclosed personal interests, and puts it back where it should be – with the investors themselves. The platform uses the wisdom of the crowd to make investment decisions, as under the right circumstances large enough groups tend to make remarkably good decisions and are often smarter than the smartest people in them. Thus, the wisdom of the crowd produces the best and most promising company to invest in.

The platform solves the problems associated with traditional investment funds, which often include high entrance costs, large fees, and little to no transparency. The ethereum based platform offers its users:

  • Little to no fees
  • Complete transparency
  • Self governance on a democratic investment platform
  • The ability to vote and join smarter investments
  • A safe place to invest, as the crowd can protect itself from fraud
  • The ability to profit from financial services
  • Multiple uses for the WIZ token – investment, trading, insurance, lending, etc.

Trade on the platform will be processed via the WIZ token, which will enable token holders to fund, invest, vote, propose, open their own investment funds, decide the nature of the tradable goods within the ecosystem, and more. For simplicity of use, the platform offers several easy to use tools and apps with a robust set of functions: WizFund Platform, WizVote, WizExchange, WizTrader, WizInvestment, and WizStore

CrowdWiz’s public pre sale lasted for 72 hours, giving participants to the pre-sale the option to get an exclusive 20% bonus of the token. The demo alpha shows how WIZ holders will be able to create IFOs, invest in funds, participate in investment crowds, and more using the token. Additionally, CrowdWiz has partnership with TaaS Fund, a fund that specializes in ICO investments, as well as the first ever tokenized closed-end fund dedicated to blockchain assets.

“We are thrilled to announce that CrowdWiz has already raised over $5 million in its presale,” said Slavena Savcheva, Co-Founder and and Head of Business Development & Marketing for CrowdWiz. “The proceeds raised in the presale will go towards the development of the WizFund Platform, the first of many steps in democratizing the investment process.”

About

Founded in 2017, CrowdWiz uses a crowdsourced decision making process as an alternative to traditional investment funding. Using the wisdom of the crowd, rather than fund managers, banks or middlemen, CrowdWiz is a decentralized and completely transparent crypto investment platform based on the ethereum protocol. The platform is powered by Krypton software, a division of leading fintech software company, TRADOLOGIC. Users of CrowdWiz will use the company’s WIZ token, to vote on specific assets they want funded . The platform then distributes the funds based on the majority opinion of the crowd. CrowdWiz solves some of the issues associated with traditional funds today, such as high entrance costs and large fees. CrowdWiz hopes to make the trading process not only fun and easy, but also efficient, profitable, and completely transparent.

STK Global Payments Announces Alex Tapscott as Newest Advisor

STK Token

October 19, 2017, SwitzerlandSTK Global Payments announced that Alex Tapscott will join the STK Advisory Board, providing strategic direction on the development and implementation of the STK token. STK is holding a Token Generation Event from November 13-24, 2017. A pre-sale will run from October 30-November 13, 2017.

Built on the Ethereum blockchain as an ERC20 token, the STK token will enable instant cryptocurrency payments at point of sale — the first such solution to bridge cryptocurrency with retail transactions in real-time.

Tapscott is a globally recognized thought-leader, investor and writer focused on the impact of emerging technologies on business, society and government. Alex is the Founder and CEO of NextBlock Global, an investment company actively managing a diversified portfolio of digital assets. Alex is also the co-author (with Don Tapscott) of the bestselling book Blockchain Revolution. Alex is a co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute, a founding member of the IMF High Level Advisory Group on Fintech, a founding member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Blockchain, and a special advisor to Elections Canada.

“STK represents a great leap forward in how we spend, store and move money by making it easy for anyone anywhere to use cryptocurrencies and participate fully in the blockchain revolution.”

Tapscott will join an international group of industry experts and thought leaders serving as STK’s Advisory Board. Other Board members include Ethan Wilding, a founding member of Ethereum, Professor David LEE Kuo Chuen, a Stanford University Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Richard Kastelein, an award-winning publisher and entrepreneur and Chami Akmeemana, a Blockchain Specialist with multiple successful exits.

“Alex is a globally respected blockchain advocate with a deep understanding of the industry and its potential impact on the future of finance,” said Miro Pavletic, Director of STK. “Having Alex join the STK Advisory Board is a testament to the incredible potential of our STK token and its utility. We’re grateful to have him on board.”
 

About STK Global Payments


STK Global Payments is the cryptocurrency technology solution which enables real-time cryptocurrency payments at points of sale, and the issuer of the STK token. The STK token was designed to provide a method that can allow cryptocurrency to be used instantly at retail for seamless integration into everyday transactions and financial services. The STK token will be implemented on the public Ethereum blockchain as an ERC20 token. The STK token is part of a global solution to facilitate borderless transactions through a smart contract which facilitates a real-time exchange of cryptocurrency into fiat at the POS.

For more information on the STK token, visit website.

Read their whitepaper here

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Bittrex Statement On Banned Accounts / Infographic On Failed ICOs / Huobi To Support Both BTC Chains

Bittrex Statement On Banned Accounts / Infographic On Failed ICOs / Huobi To Support Both BTC Chains

Source: The Cryptoverse

Sharpe Capital’s ICO $8MM Pre-Sale Registrations Filled One Month Before Sale Begins!

  • The waiting list has grown to $3MM in 7 days
  • Pre-sale period begins at 14:00 on 6th November
  • Register at https://sharpe.capital/ now for 10-30% discounts on offer

London, UK – October 06, 2017 – Sharpe Capital, a machine learning and linguistic analysis company, developed by scientists from the University of Oxford and UC Berkeley in collaboration with experienced capital markets experts, has filled the available $8 million allocation for their pre-sale, with a month to go before the pre-sale begins on November 6th. Sharpe Capital is now accepting waiting list registrations, to which un-purchased SHP tokens will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

There has been an explosion in interest in Sharpe Capital following the revelation of an advisory partnership and co-operation agreement with Token-as-a-Service (TaaS), the first-ever tokenized closed-end fund dedicated to blockchain assets.

Dimitri Chupryna, co-founder and a Managing Partner at TaaS commented: “Sharpe have developed a unique approach to evaluating market insight in real-time, in a way that drives significant value for both sentiment providers and investors using the data. To have filled their $8 million pre-sale so far ahead of launch is fantastic; we are very pleased to support Sharpe and their vision”.

Ben Lakoff, co-founder of Intelligent Trading Technologies and capital markets advisor to Sharpe Capital said “Sharpe Capital’s innovative prediction mechanism combining wisdom-of-the-crowd with cutting edge linguistic analysis will provide real value for hedge funds and investors. To have seen such high demand for their product and token at an early stage is a fantastic achievement.”

The waiting list grew to over $3MM in the 11 days following the white list closure. Interested participants are encouraged to register their planned contribution on the waiting list on the Sharpe Capital website as soon as possible to maximize the likelihood of obtaining the 10-30% discounts on offer.

Lewis Barber, co-founder and CEO, commented: “We’ve seen overwhelming community support for the Sharpe Platform, to have filled our pre-sale white list a whole month to go before the sale begins is fantastic. We can’t wait to deliver an exceptional product to our supporters.”

Sharpe Capital is seeking to raise $20 Million through SHP issuance in November. Sharpe Capital will issue a SHP tokens via the Ethereum blockchain during a 7 day discounted pre-sale beginning 6th November, with a cap of $8MM. This will be followed by a 28 day crowd sale, with a total cap of $20MM USD.

SHP permits participants to provide sentiment, table motions and vote on the direction of Sharpe Capital’s development through a unique community governance model, and enables institutional investors to access their cloud-based quantitative trading model tools. The live beta web application will allow participants to begin earning ETH as soon as the token sale closes, on 11th December 2017. Sharpe Capital will also operate a proprietary investment fund, both in global equities and blockchain assets, with plans to issue a derivative token instrument tied to the performance of an algorithmic enhanced index fund in Q1 2019.

About Sharpe Capital

Sharpe Capital is a FinTech organization developing a platform to crowd-source market sentiment on global equities and blockchain assets, paying service fees in Ether to users in return for their insight. Supplemented with cutting edge, machine learning-driven linguistic analysis and quantitative trading strategies developed in collaboration with leading academic partners, Sharpe Capital aims to deliver best-in-class data-feeds for use by investors. Sharpe Capital was founded by CEO Lewis Barber and CIO Dr. James Butler, supported by Chief Technology Officer Israel Colomer, Systems Engineer Dan Pilch, and Lead Developer Ali Bros. Partners include TaaS, legal counsel Lewis Silkin LLP, financial services provider Bitcoin Suisse AG, and security auditors Codecontext.

Globitex: Commission-Free Bitcoin Cash Trading and Token Sale

Globitex

The institutional-grade Bitcoin exchange, co-founded by an early Bitcoin adopter Jon Matonis, has announced their token sale project to facilitate a step-change in trading volumes and liquidity.

17th October, 2017, London, UKGlobitex, a Bitcoin exchange with advanced API functionality, is scaling to accelerate Bitcoin development into a truly global currency, and will accept Bitcoin (XBT), Ethereum (ETH) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) for its forthcoming token sale.

Free trade for BCH and XBT


Following the hardfork of the Bitcoin Blockchain at 12:20:00 UTC on 1 August 2017, a new Bitcoin-based Blockchain known as Bitcoin Cash (BCH) was created. Balances on the existing Bitcoin (XBT) Blockchain were duplicated on the BCH chain. In the following weeks, Bitcoin Cash has gained significant miner support and user interest, and is therefore also being supported by cryptocurrency exchanges.

All Globitex clients who held XBT in their Globitex wallets before the time of the fork, now have been credited with an equal amount of BCH. Now, the new currency can be deposited, withdrawn and traded against EUR on the Globitex exchange.

Since the platform is currently in open beta, no commission fees will be charged on BCH trading for the foreseeable future. XBT trading will also be commission-free.

Global currency


Globitex is set to be instrumental for Bitcoin to scale economically and to become a currency of international settlement. The exchange aims to increase Bitcoin’s liquidity to price goods in XBT and trade directly against it, across the full spectrum of the financial markets – starting with commodities and expanding throughout the money markets, all priced in Bitcoin.

Globitex is holding a token sale with the aim of accessing new markets and upgrading its infrastructure, providing powerful APIs and direct market access for algorithmic traders. The GBX token, which will take the form of a smart contract on the Ethereum platform, will be used to settle trades on the exchange and within loyalty programmes for Globitex clients.

Tokensale


The GBX token public sale will start on 8 November and last for one month, or until 72 hours after the soft cap of GBX 500 million tokens is reached. Tokens will be sold for the equivalent of EUR 0.10 in XBT, ETH and BCH, with early investors receiving discounts.

For more information, visit the Globitex website or to participate in the token sale visit their token sale website

Read their whitepaper here.

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STK Global Payments announces Global Advisory Board

STK Token

October 13, 2017, SwitzerlandSTK Global Payments, creators of the STK token, is announcing their Global Advisory Board, four weeks ahead of its public Token Generation Event beginning on November 13, 2017. Built on the Ethereum blockchain as an ERC20 token, the STK token will enable users to transact with cryptocurrency in global markets and at brick-and-mortar stores in real-time.

“STK will bridge the gap between the 22 trillion dollar retail marketplace and one of the fastest growing currencies in the world. We’ve simplified the blockchain process so that you can use cryptocurrency as easily as you would a debit card or cash.” said Miro Pavletic, co-founder and Director of STK Global Payments.

STK’s Global Advisory Board has decades of combined strategic experience spanning multiple industries, including finance, technology, political science and regulatory affairs. The Board includes a founding member of Ethereum, a Stanford University Visiting Fulbright Scholar, an award-winning publisher and entrepreneur and a Blockchain Specialist with multiple successful exits.

“This is an incredibly distinguished group of industry leaders, with a wealth of both practical and strategic experience,” said Pavletic. “We’re fortunate to benefit from their thought leadership as we move into the development and implementation phase ahead.”

STK Advisory Board

Ethan Wilding


Co-Founder of Ledger Labs, and a founding team member of Ethereum


Ethan Wilding is the former Chair of the Certified Bitcoin Professional exam, one of the first not-for-profit programs to establish a standard body of knowledge in the field of blockchain technologies. Ethan earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Waterloo and taught at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. He is globally recognized for his role as a founding team member of Ethereum.

“STK aims to break down the cryptocurrency usability barrier and make crypto as familiar to use as traditional payments, all with no fees and no confirmation delays. To do this they are leading the way by implementing a cutting-edge Ethereum blockchain technique called State Channels; this technique will be become the standard for many types of cryptocurrency payments.” — Ethan Wilding

David LEE Kuo Chuen


Professor, Entrepreneur, Director and Advisor


Visiting Fulbright Scholar (2015) at Stanford University and Professor for Fintech and Blockchain at Singapore University of Social Science. Professor David LEE Kuo Chuen is the founder of several companies including California-based Left Coast and Singapore’s Ferrell Group. He is an investor in several successful Blockchain companies including Qtum and TenX. David has held several esteemed positions in the financial industry, including Director of the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics at Singapore Management University and Group Managing Director of OUE and Auric Pacific. He graduated with BSc, MSc and PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

“One of the areas of financial services and financial technology that I’m most passionate about is the idea of financial inclusion. People around the world face many barriers when it comes to accessing, spending or saving their money. A universally accessible solution like the STK token, that provides advanced financial services to people regardless of country or currency is something I am excited to be a part of.” — David LEE Kuo Chuen

Richard Kastelein


Founder of Blockchain News


Richard Kastelein is a partner at ICO services collective CryptoAsset Design Group, and Director of educational company Blockchain Partners (an Oracle Partner).  An award-winning publisher & entrepreneur, Richard has advised several blockchain start-ups through successful ICOs and has authored more than 1400 articles on blockchain technology on leading industry publications including Harvard Business Review, Venturebeat and Blockchain News.

“I like to support a solid project with a solid team. I got involved with STK because the team was very strong. When you couple that with a brilliant product you get a winner. I’ll use the solution myself, so I’m confident there is a market for their mobile-first, crypto-friendly solution. And, they’re fellow Canadians, which added to my decision.” — Richard Kastelein
 

Chami Akmeemana


Blockchain Specialist


Chami Akmeemana has had four successful venture exits in the last decade, and currently advises a select roster of Blockchain companies. Chami was the Director of regulatory and government affairs at ConsenSys Inc, Fintech Advisor to the Ontario Securities Commission and Managing Director, Fintech and Blockchain at the Global Risk Institute. Chami is also the Chairman of the Blockchain Association of Australia.

“This is a true game changer for the financial payments and retail sectors. The STK token represents a significant stride in the journey to achieve real time settlement of cryptocurrencies in all forms of mainstream financial transactions, in large part leveraging State Channels, which is one of the latest updates to the Ethereum Blockchain.”  — Chami Akmeemana

The STK public token sale begins on November 13, 17:00 UTC. A pre-sale will run from October 30, 17:00 UTC.

Visit the STK website for more details.

Read their whitepaper here

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Globitex Launch Token Sale for Spot and Derivatives Exchange in Bitcoin

Globitex

The project, which is co-founded by former Executive Director and Founding Board Member of the Bitcoin Foundation Jon Matonis, aims to scale Bitcoin economically in order to become a truly useful currency of global trade and settlement.

11th October, 2017, GibraltarInstitutional Bitcoin exchange Globitex, which is currently in limited beta, is holding a token sale to scale up operations with the aim of making Bitcoin a truly global currency. The exchange already offers institutional level FIX API for direct market access for algorithmic traders, paving the way for the virtual currency to become a universal medium of exchange across the full breadth of the international financial and commodity markets.

Bitcoin’s biggest problem: liquidity


Whilst the Bitcoin protocol has been undergoing concrete steps for Bitcoin’s technical scaling, Globitex’s founders recognise the chief issue holding back its wider use is liquidity. Bitcoin is still relatively thinly traded, with low volumes by conventional market standards. Despite being the ideal currency for international settlement across the spectrum of the financial and commodities markets, it cannot serve this purpose without a step-change in market depth and trading volumes.

If Bitcoin is to become mainstream, it must be used both as a unit of account and medium of exchange for large international trades – goods and services that make up our reality.
– Liza Aizupiete, Managing Director of Globitex

By scaling up the exchange’s capacity and developing new markets, Globitex aims to increase Bitcoin’s liquidity by orders of magnitude. The purpose of Globitex is to facilitate Bitcoin price stability by enabling its use as a direct currency of settlement for commodities, money markets and other financial instruments. Ultimately this would allow traders to price goods in Bitcoin, using it as the reference currency.

Interest rates are the price of money and they are the lifeblood of a modern economy. As capital markets for Bitcoin mature around the world, Globitex will be providing a common reference rate similar to LIBOR.
– Jon Matonis, Chairman of Globitex and former Executive Director and Founding Board Member of the Bitcoin Foundation

Globitex token (GBX)


Globitex’s token sale will fund the scaling of its existing exchange infrastructure. The cryptocurrency funds collected will allow the team to access new markets for Bitcoin, including commodities, global money markets and derivatives – all with Bitcoin as the unit of account.

The GBX utility token will take the form of an EIP-20 (previously known as ERC-20) compliant smart contract on the Ethereum platform. GBX will be used to pay fees for settling trades on the Globitex exchange, feature in loyalty programmes, and participate in future success of the company, helping to align interests between the exchange, its users and contributors.

GBX token sale

Globitex will open its token sale on 8 November 2017 and run it until 7 December 2017, or until 72 hours after the soft cap of 500 million tokens sold is reached. The standard token price will be EUR 0.10 equivalent, with discounts up to 15% for early investors. GBX will be offered in exchange for Bitcoin (XBT), Ether (ETH) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH).

For more information about Globitex product visit https://Globitex.com. To participate in the token sale visit https://www.globitexico.com.

Read their white paper here

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REALIST NEWS – Future of ICOs – Get Rich Quick or Wait It Out?

REALIST NEWS – Future of ICOs – Get Rich Quick or Wait It Out?

Source: jsnip4

The Bitcoin Podcast Host Irfon Watkins, CEO and Founder of DOVU- Blockchain Powered Mobility

DOVU

October 10, 2017 – CEO and Co-founder of DOVU Irfon Watkins features on The Bitcoin Podcast to discuss the mobility ecosystem and how DOVU plans to shape mobility by using data sharing.

 

Listen to the Interview on TBP here

DOVU is currently in their public tokensale, which is scheduled to end October 17th 2017.

For more information or to participate in the presale, visit their website.

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