Category Archives: n-economy

Local Japanese Government Considers ICO to Revitalize Region

A local Japanese government is considering a municipal initial coin offering (ICO) in order to raise funds to revitalize the region. It has partnered with private enterprises to begin research into how to launch the mooted ICO. Also read: Sberbank Apologizes for Buying Nearly All Graphics Cards on the Russian Market… Read more »

Ukraine’s New Bill Treats Bitcoin as Financial Asset and Encourages Mining

Two bills to provide legal frameworks for cryptocurrencies including bitcoin have now been submitted to the Ukrainian parliament. The latest one proposes recognizing them as financial assets. It also defines cryptocurrency derivatives, as well as proposes simplifying taxation and reducing electricity tariffs for mining activities. Also read: Putin Orders the Issue… Read more »

Big Name Investors Voicing Bitcoin Optimism Are Louder Than Negative Colleagues

Bitcoin’s price is on a tear in 2017, and it’s hard not to notice the decentralized currency’s spectacular run this year. As the value climbed to new heights this October, surpassing $5800 per BTC across global exchanges, many well-known investors have stated this month that they believe bitcoin’s future will… Read more »

Japan’s Finance Industry Embraces Bitcoin Mining

Japan’s major players in the financial industry are eyeing bitcoin mining with a goal of generating new revenue. They also hope to help set the ground rules for using bitcoin. In early September Japan’s GMO and DMM.com said they were moving into the mining space. Both companies have started crypto… Read more »

Cayman Investment Forum Focuses on Rise of Bitcoin and Failing Dollar

The financial ecosystem is changing radically. The Cayman Investment Forum  recognizes this, and hopes to address concerns about this new financial world. The founders of the event believe either bitcoin or gold will represent the future store of value. They are pursuing this thought by having their elegant conference focus… Read more »