Alt-Finance

Stories exploring the world of alt-currencies like Bitcoin, alt-banking, invoice-discounting and more

Bitcoin Not Dead, Again: Washington Post Gets Schooled

Bitcoin Not Dead, Again: Washington Post Gets Schooled

Castle Island Ventures partner and cofounder of Coinmetrics.io, Nic Carter, has had quite enough. Made crazy by mainstream media misunderstanding, ignorance, and downright falsehoods regarding cryptocurrencies, he took to Medium, making the case for why Bitcoin is not dead, again. ...

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Judge Rules Against ICO Founder in Fraud Lawsuit

Judge Rules Against ICO Founder in Fraud Lawsuit

A federal judge ruled against a blockchain startup and its founder after finding that several victims were defrauded out of potentially more than $1 million in cryptocurrencies. U.S. District Judge Donald Middlebrooks, of the Southern District of Florida, entered a ...

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Notes From the Brink: Reasons Behind the Crypto Bear Market

Notes From the Brink: Reasons Behind the Crypto Bear Market

Crypto is notoriously a “tough neighbourhood,” as even evergreen Bitcoin bull Tom Lee has put it. After a week in which double-digit losses wreaked havoc on many high-profile cryptos, and Bitcoin(BTC) momentarily fell through the $6,000 support, pitiless bearish sentiment has been circling, with ...

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Singapore Pushes for Master E-Payment System

Singapore Pushes for Master E-Payment System

The Singapore government hopes to unify e-payment solutions under one or two master systems for food sellers. Previously, the country had fostered competition among the systems to promote innovation. Three government agencies are set to appoint one or two «master ...

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