Iota Foundation Partners With Incubator Nova to Fund Startups Using Blockchain

The Iota Foundation, the company behind the cryptocurrency Iota (MIOTA), announced its partnership with startup incubator Nova through a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 18. According to the release, the partnership aims to fund new startups employing Iota’s platform through the “Iota Cofoundery” program on Nova’s website, which focuses on the early stages of startup development and seed funding. The program also grants the selected startups access to Nova’s mentoring program and tech startup team, reportedly consisting of over 20 startup consultants specialized in technology. Nova has reportedly…

Dutch Tech Firm Develops PoC of Autonomous Smart Electricity Grid Using IOTA

Dutch technology company ElaadNL has developed a Proof of Concept (PoC) for a smart power grid for electric vehicles using internet of things (IoT)-focused IOTA Tangle technology, according to the company’s announcement on Feb. 14. Per the announcement, the PoC shows the ability of smart grids to not only consume power, but also generate it and autonomously redistribute it amongst community members. The initiative  was based on IOTA’s Tangle technology, which purportedly lets the charging devices autonomously decide whether there is need to help balance grid load. In addition, the…

Danish Government’s Energinet Signals Iota Deal to Improve Energy Sector Offerings

Danish state-owned energy company Energinet has expanded its partnership with distributed ledger network Iota to investigate use of its technology in new areas, Iota revealed in blog post Jan. 30. Energinet, which is an independent enterprise under Denmark’s Climate and Energy Ministry, wants to examine how it could leverage Iota’s Tangle technology in the energy and Internet of Things (IoT) markets. The two entities have worked together on a data marketplace initiative since late 2017, a larger project involving other companies. Energinet market developer André Bryde Alnor commented on the…

International Police Collaboration Leads to Arrest of Suspect in $11 Million IOTA Theft

Following international police collaboration, a 36-year-old individual suspected of the theft of over $11 million in IOTA, as well as fraud and money laundering, has been arrested on Jan. 24. Europol published a statement detailing the investigation on the day of the arrest. The suspect was reportedly arrested by United Kingdom’s South East Regional Organised Crime Unit, together with the Hessen State Police in Germany, the UK’s National Crime Agency and Europol, following a search warrant carried out in Oxford, U.K. The operation that lead to the man’s arrest —…

Binance Coin, Cardano, IOTA, Neo, Tron

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Bitcoin (BTC) has proven to be in high demand among citizens of smaller nations like Venezuela, whose economic conditions have been adversely affecting their fiat currencies. Now, cryptocurrencies will face another test with the impending Brexit deal. If the United Kingdom is forced…

Crypto Market Update: EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Tron (TRX), IOTA Price Analysis

The total crypto market cap broke a major resistance near the $117.00B level. EOS price broke the $2.50 resistance and it may rise towards the $2.62 level. Bitcoin cash price jumped above the $130 level and it might head towards the $135 resistance. Tron (TRX) price is up more than 3% and it seems like it could test $0.0262. IOTA gained more than 6% and it is likely approaching the $0.3250 resistance level. The crypto market is slowing recovery, with positive signs for bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum. Similarly, BCH, ripple,…

Crypto Market Update: Bitcoin Cash, Tron (TRX), ADA, IOTA Price Analysis

The total crypto market cap declined heavily and broke the $115.00B support level. Bitcoin cash extended losses and traded below the $130 support level. Tron (TRX) started a downside move and traded below the $0.0250 support level. Cardano (ADA) is moving lower and it may soon test the $0.0400 support zone. IOTA (MIOTA) is down more than 7% and it recently broke the $0.3000 support. The crypto market is under a lot of selling pressure, dragging bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum below key supports. Moreover, ripple, Litecoin (LTC), Tron (TRX), IOTA…

Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, NEO, IOTA, Binance Coin, Stratis

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. While 2017 was a raging bull market in cryptocurrencies, 2018 turned out to be a massive bear market that wiped out more than $720 billion in total crypto market capitalization. We believe that 2019 will bring back the focus on the fundamentals and…

Bitcoin Cash, IOTA, TRON, Bitcoin SV, DASH

Cryptocurrencies as an asset class are maturing and carving out their own niche. While the equity markets had their worst week in the past 10 years, the crypto markets have bounced sharply from their lows, showing first signs of a recovery. However, after the massive destruction of wealth this whole year, it will take more than a bounce to confirm the start of a new uptrend. Though these bounces are a good opportunity for short-term traders, the investors need to look for large bottoming formations which signal the beginning of…

Crypto Market Update: Bitcoin Cash Rally, Tron (TRX), ADA, IOTA Price Analysis

Key Points The total crypto market cap is showing positive signs and it recently moved towards $135.00B. Bitcoin cash surged higher by more than 50% and broke the $200 resistance. Tron (TRX) cleared the $0.0175 resistance and it could head towards $0.0200. Cardano (ADA) price broke the key $0.0400 resistance level. IOTA (MIOTA) gained more than 20% recently and surpassed the $0.3250 resistance. Bitcoin cash rallied above $200 and it could extend gains towards $240. Ethereum, ripple, Litecoin (LTC), Tron (TRX), IOTA and Cardano (ADA) remain in a solid uptrend.…