Tag: Bitcoin

Bitflyer raises USD1.76 million from Mizuho
Tech

Bitflyer raises USD1.76 million from Mizuho

BitFlyer, Japan’s largest bitcoin exchange by volume has announced a new round of fundraising. Tokyo-based bitflyer revealed it had raised new capital from financial firms including Sumitomo Mitsui, Mizuho Financial Group and Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company. A report by¬†Nikkei indicated that the funding equalled roughly ¬•200m approximately USD1.76m. According to […]

Slovenian consumer agency issues scam alert on Onecoin
Scams

Slovenian consumer agency issues scam alert on Onecoin

After Nigeria, Germany, Italy and a host of other countries, Slovenia has also issued a scam alert on OneCoin pyramid scheme marketed as a genuine cryptocurrency. In an official statement, the Slovenian Consumer Association said OneCoin is been marketed as an investment opportunity that it is not. It also warned […]

Bitstamp launches XRP trading on its exchange
Bitcoin

Bitstamp launches XRP trading on its exchange

Bitstamp, Bitcoin exchange has launched XRP trading on its exchange. Bitcoin is the most widely accepted cryptocurrency in the world. According to Bitstamp, XRP is an independent digital asset that is native to the Ripple Consensus Ledger. XRP trading will be available from 17 January 2017, with 0% fees for […]

Disaster looms as MMM Nigeria launches MAVRO-BTC
Startups

Disaster looms as MMM Nigeria launches MAVRO-BTC

The desperation of MMM Nigeria has taken another dimension as the scheme launches MAVRO-BTC, another Ponzi currency. Prior to this period, investment of MMM Nigeria investors were calculated in Mavro-Naira even when they provide help in Bitcoin. Owners of the scheme claimed that the move was necessitated by the sharp […]