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Industry VC fund Blockchain Capital plans to raise a new fund by creating a blockchain-based token and selling it to the general public.

Blockchain Capital will offer its so-called “BCAP” token through an etheruem-based smart contract, and tokens sold will represent shares in a new fund called Blockchain Capital III Digital Liquid Venture Fund, LP, the firm said today. In addition to the ICO, Blockchain Capital will raise funds via the traditional route through another fund, Blockchain Capital III,…

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Analyst: A Bitcoin ETF Stands No Chance Chance with SEC Committed to Protecting Fiat Currency ?>

Analyst: A Bitcoin ETF Stands No Chance Chance with SEC Committed to Protecting Fiat Currency

The Winklevoss[1] twins never had a chance of getting the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve their bitcoin ETF, according to one observer. Rafi Farber, writing in calvinayre.com[2], claims the SEC is more committed to protecting the interests of big banks, which are invested in paper currency, than in looking out for investors.

Michal Piwowar, who holds a Ph.D. in economics and heads the SEC[3],…

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Investment Firm Blockchain Capital is Launching a $10 Million ICO ?>

Investment Firm Blockchain Capital is Launching a $10 Million ICO

Industry VC fund Blockchain Capital plans to raise a new fund by creating a blockchain-based token and selling it to the general public.

Blockchain Capital will offer its so-called “BCAP” token through an etheruem-based smart contract, and tokens sold will represent shares in a new fund called Blockchain Capital III Digital Liquid Venture Fund, LP, the firm said today. In addition to the ICO, Blockchain Capital will raise funds via the traditional route through another fund, Blockchain Capital III,…

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Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Stops Services in Hawaii Due to “Untenable” Regulation ?>

Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Stops Services in Hawaii Due to “Untenable” Regulation

Prominent Bitcoin and Ethereum exchange and wallet Coinbase announced that it is forced to stop supporting customers in Hawaii due to an “impractical” and “untenable” regulatory policy.
Citing the reason for indefinitely suspending its business in Hawaii, Coinbase revealed[1]:
The Hawaii Division of Financial Institutions (DFI) has communicated regulatory policies which we believe will render continued Coinbase operations there impractical.
Coinbase was first notified of the restrictive regulatory policy by the DFI in September, one that makes it “impossible”…

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Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam is Leaving the Company ?>

Coinbase Co-Founder Fred Ehrsam is Leaving the Company

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Former Goldman Sachs trader and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam is leaving the San Francisco bitcoin startup for new opportunities.

Revealed to the company today via an internal meeting, Ehrsam told CoinDesk he intends to now “step back” from his daily duties at the end of January, take some time off, and potentially, plot a new venture in the blockchain industry.

“There’s a high probability it will be in the crypto space,” he said.

Ehrsam will continue to hold a position on the Coinbase board….

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