Crypto Finance Startup Circle Seeking Further $250 Million in Funding: Report

Crypto Finance Startup Circle Seeking Further $250 Million in Funding: Report 1  PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN

Crypto Finance Startup Circle Seeking Further $250 Million in Funding: Report Crypto finance startup Circle Internet Financial is reportedly looking to raise a further $250 million in funding. A report from The Information on Saturday, citing a source with knowledge of the matter, said that Circle is seeking to raise the funding via a combination of equity and debt financing. They added that the reason for the move is that the firm’s business has been affected by the prolonged cryptocurrency bear market. Circle has not confirmed the source’s claim, The Information said. The…

Bitcoin Price Spiked 11% in February But Could Tank & Hit New Lows

Bitcoin Price Spiked 11% in February But Could Tank & Hit New Lows 2  PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN

Bitcoin Price Spiked 11% in February But Could Tank & Hit New Lows The bitcoin price posted its first monthly gain in February after a dismal seven-month drought. However, technical analysis suggests the original cryptocurrency could crater to new lows because a downtrend appears to be forming. Bitcoin Price Spiked 11% In February Mati Greenspan is a senior market analyst at Tel Aviv-based crypto trading platform eToro. He told Bloomberg that February’s 11% spike in the bitcoin price is encouraging, but it isn’t out of the woods yet. Greenspan noted…

As the Blockchain Hype Dies, Why Should We Care About Practical TestNets?

As the Blockchain Hype Dies, Why Should We Care About Practical TestNets? 3  PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN

As the Blockchain Hype Dies, Why Should We Care About Practical TestNets? The blockchain era has largely been defined by grandiose promises and ambitions, but little to show for it. For most companies, even those that successfully complete ICOs, we usually hear loud guarantees of life-changing and revolutionary technology. In the end, however, these “game-changers” end in the same place most others do, the dustbin of history. Reports of a vast majority of blockchain projects fizzing out or simply vanishing have become common, and those applications still around are forced…

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: Cautiously Bullish BTC, $3,900 Presents Resistance

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: Cautiously Bullish BTC, $3,900 Presents Resistance 4  PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: Cautiously Bullish BTC, $3,900 Presents Resistance Bitcoin price corrected lower sharply after trading towards the $4,200 resistance against the US Dollar. The price declined below the $3,860 support area and tested the $3,620 support zone. There is a short term ascending channel or bear flag formed with resistance at $3,900 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could slowly move higher as long as it is above the $3,760 and $3,720 supports. Bitcoin price started consolidating losses below $3,860…

Binance Dangles $100K in Tokens to Get Users Testing Decentralized Exchange

Binance Dangles $100K in Tokens to Get Users Testing Decentralized Exchange 5  PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN

Binance Dangles $100K in Tokens to Get Users Testing Decentralized Exchange Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is hoping to boost the number of people testing its upcoming decentralized exchange (DEX) platform by giving away $100,000 in tokens. Announcing the news on Twitter on Friday, Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao said: “To test the hell out of @Binance_DEX, we are giving away roughly $100,000 USD equivalent, in REAL $BNB, as reward for our testnet trading competition.” The initiative, he said, would help the exchange launch the mainnet, or live version, of Binance DEX more quickly. According…

Dow Futures Surge 160 Points as Market Races to Rescue Winning Streak

Dow Futures Surge 160 Points as Market Races to Rescue Winning Streak 6  PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN

Dow Futures Surge 160 Points as Market Races to Rescue Winning Streak The Dow sits poised to open to massive gains on Friday as the US stock market bellwether races to string together a 10th consecutive weekly increase. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, continues to languish near $3,800 after the activation of Ethereum hard fork Constantinople failed to spark an immediate crypto market rally. Dow Futures Post Mammoth Triple-Digit Rally As of 9:10 am ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures had rallied by 163 points or 0.63 percent, implying an opening…

MKR, THETA, ENJ, MET: These 4 Cryptos Outperformed the Market in February

MKR, THETA, ENJ, MET: These 4 Cryptos Outperformed the Market in February 7  PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN

MKR, THETA, ENJ, MET: These 4 Cryptos Outperformed the Market in February With February’s crypto market activity now etched in the record books, signs are emerging that a long crypto winter may be close to an end. The total market value of all cryptocurrencies jumped 14.14 percent over the 28-day period – the first monthly gain since July, according to CoinMarketCap, largely due to signs of life in bitcoin. The leading cryptocurrency by market capitalization, BTC appreciated by 12.1 percent to end February by breaking its record six-month losing streak. But while BTC…

Kraken Exchange Offers $100K Reward for Missing QuadrigaCX Crypto

Kraken Exchange Offers $100K Reward for Missing QuadrigaCX Crypto 11  PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN

Kraken Exchange Offers $100K Reward for Missing QuadrigaCX Crypto Crypto exchange Kraken is offering up to $100,000 to anyone who can help solve this year’s biggest blockchain mystery: what happened to QuadrigaCX’s coins? Kraken announced Thursday it would pay the reward to users who could help it locate the missing funds. Any tips sent to the platform will, in turn, be shared with law enforcement, the company said in a blog post. The reward is payable in fiat or cryptocurrency. To participate, Kraken is encouraging users to listen to a pair…

Bitcoin Lightning Tech Expands Beyond Invoices in Step Toward Better UX

Bitcoin Lightning Tech Expands Beyond Invoices in Step Toward Better UX 12  PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN

Bitcoin Lightning Tech Expands Beyond Invoices in Step Toward Better UX Bitcoin’s lightning network has taken a big step toward a better user experience courtesy of new work by one of its principal open-source developers. Widely believed to be the key to helping the cryptocurrency reach a mainstream audience by pushing it to handle millions of transactions, lightning still has a lot of work ahead of it. First and foremost, it’s not exactly safe to use yet. No less important is that the user experience has its kinks. Namely, the current…

Morgan Creek Joins $65 Million Series B for Blockchain Home Equity Loan Firm

Morgan Creek Joins $65 Million Series B for Blockchain Home Equity Loan Firm 13  PASSIVE INCOME IDEAS BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN

Morgan Creek Joins $65 Million Series B for Blockchain Home Equity Loan Firm Blockchain-based home equity loan startup Figure Technologies has raised $65 million in a Series B round backed by Morgan Creek. Announcing the news on Wednesday, Figure said the round was led by venture capital firms RPM Ventures and partners at DST Global, with Ribbit Capital, DCM Ventures, Digital Currency Group, Nimble Ventures and others also participating. The Series B investment brings the firm’s total equity funding to over $120 million, the firm said, adding that the new…