Bitcoin Rewards Firm Lolli Raises $10M in Funding Led by Acrew Capital, Social Media Moguls

Bitcoin Rewards Firm Lolli Raises $10M in Funding Led by Acrew Capital, Social Media MogulsThe bitcoin rewards platform Lolli has announced the company has closed a $10 million Series A funding round on Wednesday. Lolli says the new financing will help the firm expand, hire and develop new partnerships. Lolli Raises $10 Million The New York-based Lolli has raised $10 million from investors, according to the company’s announcement on […]

Ripple and SBI Collaborate to Launch On-Demand Liquidity in Japan — XRP Surges

Ripple and SBI Collaborate to Launch On-Demand Liquidity in Japan — XRP SurgesRipple has launched its first On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service implementation in Japan in partnership with SBI Remit, a large Japanese money transfer provider, and Philippine crypto exchange Coins.ph. Ripple, SBI, Coins.ph Collaborate to Launch Ripplenet’s On-Demand Liquidity Ripple Labs announced Wednesday “the launch of Ripplenet’s first live On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service implementation in Japan” in […]

Ripple and SBI Collaborate to Launch On-Demand Liquidity in Japan — XRP Surges

Ripple and SBI Collaborate to Launch On-Demand Liquidity in Japan — XRP SurgesRipple has launched its first On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service implementation in Japan in partnership with SBI Remit, a large Japanese money transfer provider, and Philippine crypto exchange Coins.ph. Ripple, SBI, Coins.ph Collaborate to Launch Ripplenet’s On-Demand Liquidity Ripple Labs announced Wednesday “the launch of Ripplenet’s first live On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service implementation in Japan” in […]

Nigerian Central Bank Stops Forex Sales to Bureaus de Change — Operators Accused of Feeding Black Market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently announced the abrupt end to sales and outsourcing of foreign exchange to Bureau de Change (BDC) operators after accusing them of failing to stick to their core mandate. Instead of providing forex to retail users, BDCs are believed to be supplying the scarce resource to so-called “illegal” dealers. […]

Analyst Jim Cramer Calls Ethereum the ‘Pied Piper of Crypto’ but Won’t Add to His Position

Analyst Jim Cramer Calls Ethereum the 'Pied Piper of Crypto' but Won't Add to His PositionCNBC’s stock analyst and crypto investor Jim Cramer says he’s still bullish on his choice to invest in ethereum after removing bitcoin from his portfolio. Three days ago, Cramer tweeted that he’s “sticking with” his ethereum position “but not adding to it.” Jim Cramer: ‘Ether Is a Pied Piper Security’ A number of CNBC broadcast […]

Crypto Companies Establish Presence, Hire Talent in Ireland

Crypto Companies Establish Presence, Hire Talent in IrelandWith a friendly attitude towards financial innovation, the Republic of Ireland has become a desired destination for fintech businesses that need unimpeded access to the common European market. Cryptocurrency companies have been opening offices in the EU member state with some well-known players now looking to hire local talent. Major Crypto Companies Set Up European […]

Irish Banks Hail EU’s ‘Radical’ Anti-Money Laundering Push

Irish Banks Hail EU’s ‘Radical’ Anti-Money Laundering PushBanks in Ireland have welcomed an upcoming reform of the European Union’s anti-money laundering regulations that will affect the crypto space. The Irish banking industry organization voiced support for the changes aimed at disrupting illicit transactions at the union level while calling them “radical.” New AML Body to Weed Out Suspicious Transactions in the EU, […]

Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K SupportThe senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Mike McGlone, has been long on bitcoin for a while now and he said last month that bitcoin has a “bullish ace up its sleeve.” This week the strategist’s analysis notes that bitcoin prices will likely revert toward the $60K handle in contrast to the $20K support range. […]