Tag: Tokens

CasperLabs Pivots Away From Ethereum to Fundraise With Its Own Blockchain

Some crypto startups, including Solana and Dapper Labs, are eager to execute fundraising plans regardless of any coronavirus-induced downturn. Likewise, CasperLabs, the startup formerly advised by Ethereum Foundation researcher Vlad Zamfir, is now partnering with the Singapore-registered exchange BitMax...

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Wave Financial to Tokenize $20M Worth of Bourbon for New Whiskey Fund

Digital asset manager Wave Financial is tokenizing a whole year’s production of Kentucky bourbon so global investors can gain exposure to the growing U.S. whiskey market. Wave announced Wednesday it had finalized an agreement with the Danville, Kentucky-based Wilderness...

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ConsenSys Project Launches ‘Proof-of-Use’ Network to Discourage Speculation

A ConsenSys-built platform launching its first project Tuesday aims to support ethereum projects while discouraging speculative investing and trading in the projects’ tokens. Activate – a decentralized token network that actively polices speculative token making – announced it was...

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What Twitter Meme Wars Say About Crypto’s Reliance on Figureheads

CMT Digital’s head of trading, Brad Koeppen, agreed. Cryptocurrency markets are almost uniquely vulnerable to gossip and sentiment swings, he said. The correlation between public personas and trading activity isn’t always apparent from public exchange data, especially for tokens...

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