Digital Isle of Man, an executive agency for the Isle of Man’s government, formed a global blockchain hub and regulatory sandbox.
Isle of Man News
The Isle of Man can become the Switzerland for Bitcoin as the small island’s government has been quick to react to the growth of digital currencies.641
Kickstarter and Indiegogo aren’t suitable for modern crowdfunding according to Ram Budime, the Business Development Manager of Gok!llo, a new bitcoin-powered crowfunding platform.798
- MAY 7 DIGEST: Cryptor Trust Launches Blockchain Investment Company, FinCEN to Examine Crypto-related Businesses.
Cryptor Trust launches a blockchain investment company, FinCEN says it is to perform an examination of digital currency-related enterprises and more news.539
Council on Foreign Relations describes Bitcoin as ‘the craziest thing since the 1630s’; PayPal fined US$7.7 million for allowing transactions to countries covered by the United States' sanctions policy and more top stories for March 27.484
- MAR 17 DIGEST: Japan’s Rakuten to accept Bitcoin and MasterCard report identifies cryptocurrency as a major competitor
Japan's largest Internet company Rakuten Inc. has started to accept Bitcoin as a payment option on its American portal Rakuten.com, MasterCard describes cryptocurrencies as an innovative competitor, and more top stories for March 17.458
Darkleaks' black market for data, Inside Bitcoins coming to Berlin, 600 merchants in Austria started selling Bitcoin over night, BitPay partnering with Adyen, and much more news that happened on February 4.464
Newly incorporated Isle of Man Bitcoin company Garigus Limited, announces founding shareholders paid their shares in Bitcoin, an element qualified as a key milestone in the development of the island's Bitcoin industry.540
Manx news outlet The Isle of Man Today reported Thursday that the Manx Labour Party has called for the island’s Department of Economic Development to conduct a risk assessment of cryptocurrencies, which apparently are giving Labour a cause for concern.389
- GoCoin CEO Steve Beauregard: “The Isle of Man Offers Many Competitive Advantages Over the US, UK, Luxembourg and Singapore"
Nearly 200 entrepreneurs, enthusiasts, private sector representatives and governmental officials were convened last week for the Crypto Valley Summit 2014 in the Isle of Manю1119
UK Bitcoin and gold exchange Netagio has confirmed its successful ISAE 3000 audit, becoming the first Bitcoin entity in the industry to achieve the distinction.423
Capital Treasury Services, part of the Capital International Group’s financial empire, announced that as of next month they would no longer be doing business with digital currency businesses.358
On June 27, 2014, a new cryptocurrency was announced and it was developed and is now based in the United Kingdom.2367
Startup Crypto Next recently launched in the Isle of Man.437
Crypto Valley Summit to be held on the Isle of Man.359