Hashbon Launches Its HASH Token and Gets Listed on Coinsbit – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. Established in 2016, Hashbon aims to provide payment services for both business and individual clients. One of the key differences between Hashbon and other crypto payment providers is that Hashbon charges 0% commission for crypto payments processing. Buyers pay and sellers receive exactly the same amount of cryptocurrencies that they are transacting to one another. The platform supports over 30 cryptocurrencies, including industry leaders like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Tether, Dash, and many others. Hashbon is expanding the list of supported cryptocurrencies regularly and the company is…

Crypto derivatives exchange FTX launches futures on 2021 Olympics

Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange FTX has created a new, specialized futures contract for traders to bet on the likelihood of the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021. The coronavirus pandemic continues to cast a shadow over the safety of hosting the event this year, particularly after a renewed outbreak of the virus in Tokyo last month.   For each such uncertainty, as FTX notes in its tweet promoting the new contract, there can be a lucrative market. The new futures contract on FTX Token (FTT) has, according to the exchange, a…

Supercar maker Mazzanti Automobili launches security token offering

Italian luxury car manufacturer Mazzanti Automobili has launched its security token offering on regulated digital marketplace STOKR. As part of the offering, Mazzanti aims to raise 999,999 euros ($1.2 million) on STOKR to develop a special edition of its hypercar model Evantra Millecavalli R. According to a Feb. 25 announcement, Mazzanti’s STO will allow investors to purchase MZZ tokens, priced at 1 euro each. The token is issued by Mazzanti via Blockstream AMP, a platform for the tokenization of securities built on the Liquid sidechain of Bitcoin (BTC), which has…

Meme pioneer launches NFT lolcats on OpenSea

The original “I Can Has Cheezburger?” meme has become the latest symbol of popular culture to be immortalized as an NFT. The meme’s creator, Eric Nakagawa, announced his foray into a series of lolcat NFTs on Feb. 23. “Happy Cat” — the crown jewel of Nakgawa’s NFT release — is being auctioned on NFT marketplace OpenSea, with the highest bid currently sitting at 0.25 ETH. Cool to see all the most important internet history becoming NFTs https://t.co/EclycEXupY — Micah Baldwin (@micah) February 22, 2021 The 10 piece series, titled “No…

CoinShares launches new physically-backed Ether ETP

Major European digital asset manager CoinShares is expanding its product portfolio with a new physically-backed Ether (ETH) exchange-traded product, or ETP. Called CoinShares Physical Ethereum (ETHE), the new investment product is launching with around $75 million in assets under management. Announcing the news Wednesday, CoinShares said that each unit of ETHE is backed with 0.03 ETH at launch. The news comes shortly after CoinShares launched its first cryptocurrency ETP, CoinShares Physical Bitcoin (BITC), in January 2021. Similar to BITC, the new ETH ETP will be initially listed on SIX Swiss…

Polygon Launches Chainlink VRF on Its Platform with Promise of Verifiable Randomness

Polygon aim is to be the platform that provides these and more, and the Chainlink VRF integration places it one step forward in making this happen. Polygon, formerly known as the Matic Network has announced the launch of Chainlink Verifiable Random Function (VRF) on its mainnet, giving smart contract developers direct and unrestricted access to a secure and provably fair source of on-chain randomness in the blockchain industry. According to a blog post shared by the decentralized finance platform, the move is targeted at helping to bring scalability and unique…

Cointelegraph launches Markets Pro crypto intelligence platform, powered by The TIE

Cointelegraph Markets Pro, a data platform designed to level the playing field for cryptocurrency market participants, is now available to the public following a successful live testing period. The platform, which has been in development for a year, is the result of exhaustive analysis of the crypto markets and the key drivers of asset price movements. It was developed jointly by Cointelegraph and The TIE, a leading provider of crypto data, analytics and software that counts major hedge funds, market makers and OTC desks among its clients. Testing the VORTECS…

UK firm launches service for company treasuries to invest in Bitcoin

BCB Group, a global digital financial services firm, is planning to help corporations navigate cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) by launching a dedicated service. According to a Feb. 19 announcement, BCB Group has launched BCB Treasury, a new service designed for corporate treasury departments seeking to get involved in Bitcoin à la Tesla.  The new service aims to provide a specific solution enabling access to treasury management for companies willing to invest their capital into Bitcoin and other digital assets. With BCB Treasury, executives can enter, hold, manage, and report on…

Stablecoin RAI launches, a pure, decentralized alternative for DeFi

New Ethereum-backed stablecoin RAI hopes to be the savior of the DeFi sector by providing a truly decentralized stablecoin alternative.  Developed by blockchain startup Reflexer Labs, RAI is not pegged to any fiat currency and its monetary policy is managed by an on-chain, autonomous controller. It's a fork of Maker's DAI. RAI co-founder Ameen Soleimani explained: “RAI is an asset backed only by ETH, governance-minimized, and programmed to maintain its own price stability without needing to peg to an external price reference like the USD.” Soleimani believes that RAI, which…

Gemini launches crypto education platform featuring ‘Expert Network’

Cameron Winklevoss, Gemini’s president, unveiled Cryptopedia on Thursday. He described the new platform as a “free resource that provides open-access, high-quality crypto education to the world.” The platform currently includes categories devoted to cryptocurrencies, security, trading and investing, and DeFi. Cryptopedia was also designed for subject matter experts to share their knowledge about digital assets. The platform’s “Expert Network” includes founders and thought leaders from some of the industry’s biggest projects, including Brave CEO Brendan Eich, Aave CEO Stani Kulechov, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman and others. Although crypto markets have…