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Beyond Price: Why We Need a Better Way to Value Crypto Assets

| Michael J Casey

Institutional investors must set aside dollar-centric valuation models and recognize that value is a different concept in the crypto world.

Bitcoin Puzzle Artist’s Crypto Gaming Startup Now Valued at $13 Million

| Leigh Cuen

One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game with investor backing.

Kik Selects Stellar Over Ethereum for Token Launch

| Brady Dale

"One Kin on one blockchain," said CEO Ted Livingston. "That's our vision."

Crypto Exchange KuCoin Raises $20 Million From IDG, Matrix, Neo Global

| Yogita Khatri

Singapore-based crypto exchange KuCoin has raised $20 million in Series A funding backed by IDG Capital, Matrix Partners and Neo Global Capital.

Bain Capital Backs $2.25 Million Round for Bitcoin Rewards Startup Lolli

| Yogita Khatri

Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli has raised $2.25 million in seed funding from investors including Bain Capital Ventures.

Crypto Mining Tech Firm Bitfury Closes $80 Million Funding Round

| Daniel Palmer

Bitfury Group has just closed an $80 million funding round led by venture capital firm Korelya Capital.

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PwC Is Advising (Not Auditing) Another Stablecoin Project

| Ian Allison

PwC's Hong Kong division is exploring best practices for issuing stablecoins with non-profit Loopring Foundation. Auditing, though, is another matter.

Israeli Startups Raised $600 Million Through ICOs in 2018: Report

| Aditi Hudli

A new report by research firm One Alpha found that, despite a general slowdown in the crypto market, Israeli startups continue raise funds from ICOs.

Cboe’s Head of Equity Options Just Joined a Blockchain Startup

| Anna Baydakova

Blockchain startup AlphaPoint has hired Kapil Rathi from Cboe Global Markets, the parent of the Chicago Board of Exchange.

DeVere Group Targets Arbitrage With New Crypto Fund

| Yogita Khatri

U.K.-based financial advisory firm deVere Group has launched an actively managed fund offering investors exposure to cryptocurrencies.