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  • China's ban on ICO may be temporary, licensing may be introduced soon

  • South Korea may introduce strict regulation and monitoring of cryptocurrency - The South Korean digital currency task force held a meeting to discuss the introduction of stricter regulation and monitoring of virtual currencies, including Bitcoin. The task force is composed of the country’s central bank, financial regulators and cryptocurrency companies.

  • Introducing ConsenSys Ventures - ConsenSys is launching a $50m venture capital arm to invest in blockchain startups. Kavita Gupta, who has worked at McKinsey, the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the family foundation of Eric Schmidt, will be the founding managing partner.

  • EU joined Blockchain for United Nation Aid - The European Union is joining the United Nations in using the Ethereum Blockchain to provide transparent help to refugees with its dedicated distributed ledger (DLT) taskforce set up earlier this year, that has already spent half its €850,000 ($1 mln) budget.

  • Vnesheconom bank and Ethereum Russia, founded by Vitalik Buterin and Vladislav Martynov, partner to further blockchain research.

  • Ukraine's Government Plans to Auction Seized Assets On a Blockchain.

  • Israel's Largest Bank Begins Blockchain Trial With Microsoft.

New Projects & Whitepaper

  • 0x Portal - The gateway to your ERC20 tokens

  • POTENTIAM - A social networking music based ecosystem powered by blockchain technology. Whitepaper available.

Project updates


Hackathon or Competition

  • MBA BLOCKCHAIN VENTURE COMPETITION - MBA students will come together to develop product ideas and compete to win venture capital funding. Applications are open now through October 30th, 2017.

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