Pro-Bitcoin Square Headlines London Stock Exchange’s Blockchain ETF

Invesco, an American firm, and Elwood, a British digital asset investment company, announced the launch of a blockchain ETF on the London Stock Exchange today. The exchange-traded fund features 48 companies with ties to the blockchain industry, including some – like Square – that have dabbled directly in the bitcoin or crypto space. Invesco & Elwood Team up for UK Blockchain ETF The London Stock Exchange just listed a blockchain ETF, providing investors with broad exposure to companies that are active in the crypto space, including Square and Overstock. |…

Pro-Bitcoin Square Headlines London Stock Exchange’s Blockchain ETF

Invesco, an American firm, and Elwood, a British digital asset investment company, announced the launch of a blockchain ETF on the London Stock Exchange today. The exchange-traded fund features 48 companies with ties to the blockchain industry, including some – like Square – that have dabbled directly in the bitcoin or crypto space. Invesco & Elwood Team up for UK Blockchain ETF The London Stock Exchange just listed a blockchain ETF, providing investors with broad exposure to companies that are active in the crypto space, including Square and Overstock. |…

Investment Firm Invesco Launches Blockchain ETF on London Stock Exchange

United States-based investment management company Invesco is launching a blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the London Stock Exchange (LSEG) today, March 11, financial newspaper Financial Times reports on March 9. Per the article, the Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF will initially be targeting 48 companies involved with blockchain technology. The firms were reportedly selected through a proprietary scoring system developed by crypto investment boutique Elwood Asset Management. The article cites Apple, chip manufacturer Intel, graphics processing units manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices, mining hardware manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and United States…

Zilliqa joins Student Organisation at King’s College London to Launch Blockchain A-Z Workshops

Zilliqa has partnered with KCL Blockchain, the student organisation at King’s CollegeLondon dedicated to this new technology, for the launch of a workshop called Blockchain A-Z. The series of free workshops will be held for a period of four weeks at King’s College London starting on March 26th, 2019.   advertisement The Zilliqa workshops are designed to bring students from a variety of backgrounds together, with the aim of consolidating both the business and technological aspects of Blockchain technology, as well as its potential and application. Participants will be provided…

Zilliqa joins Student Organisation at King’s College London to Launch Blockchain A-Z Workshops

Zilliqa has partnered with KCL Blockchain, the student organisation at King’s CollegeLondon dedicated to this new technology, for the launch of a workshop called Blockchain A-Z. The series of free workshops will be held for a period of four weeks at King’s College London starting on March 26th, 2019.   The Zilliqa workshops are designed to bring students from a variety of backgrounds together, with the aim of consolidating both the business and technological aspects of Blockchain technology, as well as its potential and application. Participants will be provided with…

Mayday, Mayday: London Bitcoin Investor Crashes Lamborghini

Bitcoin Entrepreneur Ditches Exotic… In A Ditch Last year, Soulja Boy released a track titled “Bitcoin”. Although the Chicago-based artist has since claimed that crypto’s glory days are in the rearview mirror, that track saw Drako spit fire about exotics, a pseudo-meme in the cryptocurrency community. Funnily enough, however, it appears that the “when Lambo?” meme and industry jokes of similar caliber are a tad too accurate. According to a report from ABC News from Australia, a purple-esque Lamborghini Huracan, owned by a cryptocurrency entrepreneur, was found in a ditch…

London Stock Exchange Leads $20 Million Investment in Finance Tokenization Startup

The London Stock Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has led a $20 million investment round in fintech startup Nivaura, Reuters reported on Feb. 27. The British blockchain startup is the developer of the world’s reportedly first crypto-denominated, blockchain-settled bond. According to Reuters, LSEG paid an undisclosed amount for a minority equity stake in Nivaura.  The startup provides blockchain solutions that automate the issuance, clearing and settlement of financial instruments, including bond issuance and tokenized securities. Alongside LSEG, Banco Santander’s venture capital arm, Santander InnoVentures, was reportedly among the investors in Nivaura.…

Crypto Financial Services Firm to Offer Crypto Insurance Through Lloyd’s of London

Blockchain security firm and crypto wallet service BitGo has revealed plans to offer crypto insurance through Lloyd’s of London, according to a press release on Feb. 19. BitGo Business Wallet clients will be able to acquire insurance for their digital assets held on BitGo’s Business Wallet service and Custodial offering Assets held by either BitGo or BitGo Trust Company can insured for up to $100 million by global insurance and reinsurance market Lloyd’s, the release says. Lloyd’s had nearly $43.8 billion in gross written premiums in 2017, and has insured…

London Stock Exchange Trading Tech to Power New Hong Kong Crypto Exchange

LSEG Technology, the technology solutions provider for the London Stock Exchange Group, has announced that its matching engine will be used to power a new Hong Kong-based digital assets exchange. The news was announced in an LSEG Technology press release Jan. 22. The forthcoming digital assets exchange — dubbed AAX — comes from blockchain and crypto-focused fintech firm ATOM Group. The platform will reportedly become the first digital assets exchange to use LSEG Technology’s so-dubbed “Millennium Exchange,” which is a low latency and scalable matching engine already reportedly in use…

London Stock Exchange’s Trading Tech to Power New Crypto Exchange

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is providing the trade-matching technology for an upcoming cryptocurrency exchange in Hong Kong. The LSE Group announced Tuesday that its Millennium Exchange matching engine has been chosen to power AAX, a new exchange platform being launched by Hong Kong-based fintech firm ATOM Group. AAX is scheduled to be launched in the first half of this year and will be the first crypto exchange to use the matching engine product, according to the LSE. According to a separate statement from the ATOM Group on Tuesday, the LSE…