Fundament, a blockchain startup coming out of stealth mode, has received the green light to issue the first tokenized real-estate backed bond that can be widely offered to individual investors. Announced Tuesday, the Berlin-based firm has obtained approval from Germany’s financial regulator, BaFIN, for the 250 million euro ($280 million) offering. By virtue of being […]
EnCirca, an internet domain registrar, is launching an ethereum naming service (ENS) to provide domain names at .eth locations. The firm is in the pre-registration phase and will accept domain applications until August 10. Similar to the domain name system (DNS) currently in play on the web, ENS will link to alphanumeric ethereum addresses through […]
A blockchain-based game studio is getting funding to take on “Magic: The Gathering” and “Hearthstone.” Announced this morning, Horizon Games raised $3.75 million in seed funding in a round led by Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s Initialized Capital. Other investors included Coinbase Ventures, Polychain Capital, Inovia Capital and more. Originally closed in the summer of 2018, the […]
Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin, head of the Brooklyn-based venture studio ConsenSys, is moving to appease employees who say they’re fed up with unfulfilled promises about equity disbursements. Out of seven current or former ConsenSys employees interviewed by CoinDesk, four said they felt misled about the company’s employee share options. Although most employees are verbally and […]
A candidate for Congress in Florida wants to give ethereum-based tokens to campaign volunteers in an experimental effort to incentivize their work — and federal officials appear poised to give their approval. In late May, the campaign for Omar Reyes, who is running for office in Florida’s 22nd Congressional District as an independent candidate, sent […]
Samsung quietly released access to what they’re calling Samsung Blockchain that “helps developers to manage blockchain accounts easily.” Simple enough. Sadly, the rest of the description is a bit more opaque. “In addition, DApp does not need to make separate types of transaction that follows coin types by themselves anymore,” wrote Samsung. “The SDK offers […]
Cadence, an ethereum-powered marketplace for commercial debt, is out of its test phase. The startup, which recently secured a place on the Bloomberg terminal for its pools of commercial loans, is now open to all institutional and accredited investors. Such users can now contribute funds to packages of short-term loans that help businesses cover payroll, inventory and other unexpected […]
HDAC Technology, a blockchain company backed by automaker Hyundai, announced a partnership with blockchain startup CasperLabs to build and integrate a customized Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus protocol. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on June 28, a small initial step toward further cooperation. HDAC, issuer of the Hyundai-DAC token, is reportedly looking to switch from its […]
Ethereum’s leaders are pursuing a “moonshot” in the Middle East. The Ethereum Foundation’s head of special projects, Virgil Griffith, told CoinDesk the nonprofit is partnering with finance experts in the Gulf Coast to show that the world’s second largest blockchain is compatible with Islamic law. Islamic finance customs adhere to certain beliefs, including the prohibition […]
MET token holders now have the option to choose their blockchain, a feature that was first announced a year ago at launch but only rolled out last week. The developers of the Metronome project announced activation of the cryptocurrency’s cross-blockchain capability following successful test transfers of MET tokens from the ethereum blockchain to the ethereum […]
Ethereum Watch does not make any guarantee or other promise as to any results that may be obtained from using our content. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Ethereum Watch disclaims any and all liability in the event any information, commentary, analysis, opinions, advice and/or recommendations prove to be inaccurate, incomplete or unreliable, or result in any investment or other losses.
Content contained on or made available through the website is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice or investment advice and no attorney-client relationship is formed. Your use of the information on the website or materials linked from the Web is at your own risk.
No one should make any investment decision without first consulting his or her own financial advisor and conducting his or her own research and due diligence.