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UTRUST Partners with Payrexx for Crypto-payment Platform

UTRUST Partners with Payrexx for Crypto-payment Platform

UTRUST has announced its partnership with a leading European PSP (Payment Service Provider) in establishing a user-friendly cryptocurrency payment platform in Europe. The CEO of Payrexx, Ivan Schmid explained, “When we were looking for a new crypto-payments partner, UTRUST’s deep-rooted understanding of merchant and customers’ requirements when it comes to these payments stood out.”

Asus Collaborates with Quantum Cloud to Enter Crypto Mining Space

Asus Collaborates with Quantum Cloud to Enter Crypto Mining Space

Asus announced regarding its collaboration with Quantum Cloud to penetrate the cryptocurrency mining industry by enabling its Asus’s graphics cards (GPU) to mine cryptocurrency and deliver digital reward through PayPal and WeChat. Asus commented that the recent collaboration made with Quantum would allow the PC gamer to “earn a passive income by installing Quantum Cloud’s software.”

Michael Vick associates with XYO Blockchain Startup

Michael Vick associates with XYO Blockchain Startup

The former football quarterback, Michael Vick has associated with the blockchain startup that plans to put location data on the blockchain called XYO Network. The association is aimed to integrate the XYO Network’s blockchain protocol to geomine XYO tokens. Vick detailed, ‘The XYO team and I walked through how we can use the technology they’ve created.”

Crypto Valley Asia Eyes on Japan, Korea, Australia Companies

Crypto Valley Asia Eyes on Japan, Korea, Australia Companies

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza) expressed regarding the plan to attract the companies in Japan, Korea, and Australia to its Crypto Valley of Asia. CEZA explained, “The development plan for the Crypto Valley of Asia includes the launch of a blockchain and fintech university to provide skilled and experienced workers for companies in the economic zone.”

KeySafeBank partners with NEM Singapore and PAL Network

KeySafeBank partners with NEM Singapore and PAL Network

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between KeySafeBank, NEM Singapore, and PAL Network. The Director of KeySafeBank explained, “With NEM offering smart asset blockchain platform and PAL Network as the leader in crypto asset insurance, this partnership brings an enhanced value proposition to our crypto customers in secure custody and protection.”

Antoine Dresch in Bitfury’s advisory board

Antoine Dresch in Bitfury’s advisory board

A former member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Antoine Dresch, with more than 20 years of experience in investment banking, would serve the advisory board of the Bitfury blockchain company. The CEO of the company, Valery Vavilov stated, “She will help guide and support Bitfury by offering her comprehensive knowledge on financial markets and regulation.”

Crypto Funds Launch by Israeli Start-up

Crypto Funds Launch by Israeli Start-up

Silver Castle has revealed the launch of two cryptocurrency-centric funds. The CEO of Silver Castle, Eli Mizroch explained, “We spent close to a year building a robust infrastructure for managing other people’s money at the level of institutional grade with very, very high security.” The company also plans to launch the third fund focusing on both ICOs and tokens.

Smart contract platform acquired by a blockchain firm

Smart contract platform acquired by a blockchain firm

The RIF Labs has acquired RSK Labs, a smart contracts platform. The RIF Labs would be purchasing the entire shares of RSK. The RSK has expressed, “This is a huge milestone and will help us accelerate the adoption of open source blockchain technology worldwide.” The acquisition is expected to enhance the interoperability, scalability and other complex technologies.

Blockchain Firm Receives $30m Funds from Samsung Ventures

Blockchain Firm Receives $30m Funds from Samsung Ventures

Aergo received $30 million worth of fund from Samsung Ventures. The founder of AERGO, Phil Zamani explained, “Blocko’s approach to the next frontier of open-source technology, the blockchain, will emulate that which I made when leading business strategies in firms like Red Hat, where innate customer know-how, which Blocko has, was the edge over competitors like IBM.”

Fluidity partners with Propellr for real estate investments

Fluidity partners with Propellr for real estate investments

The co-founder of Fluidity blockchain firm believed that the blockchain and the smart contract technology could transform real-estate investments. The company has associated with a broker-dealer company called Propellr aimed at the development of a tokenized real estate investment opportunity. Reportedly, the association would permit investors to purchase shares in a $36.5 million block of condors.