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Comcast Ventures isn’t just investing in blockchain startups – it’s investing in blockchain startups that invest in blockchain startups, with some very specific goals in mind. The firm last month joined IBM and Boldstart Ventures in backing accelerator mState, which invests in startups building enterprise blockchain solutions. Further, Comcast Ventures revealed to CoinDesk a recent …

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An Indian tax official has said that gains from cryptocurrency investment are subject to tax liability and that it will seek those trying to avoid paying up. During an event on Tuesday this week, Sushil Chandra, chairman of India’s Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT) confirmed that around 100,000 notices have been sent to residents …

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Catherine D. Wood is the chief executive and chief investment officer at ARK Investment Management in New York. As the first public asset manager to gain exposure to bitcoin at $250 through the Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC), ARK Invest faced a number of questions and much ridicule in September 2015. Given our research-based conviction, and the …

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Tennessee lawmakers have put forward a new bill that would bar state government retirement funds from investing in cryptocurrencies. Introduced on Jan. 30 and sponsored by Representative Michael Curcio, the House bill, if enacted, would amend the existing Tennessee Code Title 8 that relates to post-employment benefits for public officers and employees. According to the …

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Jason Calacanis is an angel investor in 150 startups including Uber, robinhood, Abra, thumbtack, Wealthfront and Talla. He’s also the author of ANGEL.  “If you are right, that 90 percent of crypto projects are scams or incompetent, what do you gain by taking that position publicly?” asked a close friend. I took a moment to …

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF), an organization that aims to foster global monetary cooperation and financial stability, has called for global coordination on cryptocurrencies, warning of the risks of surging cryptocurrency prices. According to a Bloomberg report, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said late last week there is a need for “greater international discussion and cooperation among …

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Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor behind Berkshire Hathaway, is still not sold on bitcoin. In an interview with CNBC Wednesday, Buffett predicted the demise of cryptocurrencies, saying: “In terms of cryptocurrencies, generally, I can say with almost certainty that they will come to a bad ending … When it happens or how or anything else I …

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Brendan Bernstein is a founding member of Tetras Capital Partners, LLC, an investment manager focused on investing in cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets. The crypto market moves in cycles – and understanding these cycles is key to profiting, managing risk and keeping sane. Howard Marks describes two ways to profit from markets: (1) Hold more of the …

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The American states of Idaho and Alaska have both issued warnings over investments involving cryptocurrencies. Idaho’s Department of Finance warned its people on Thursday to deal cryptocurrency investments with caution. It said that a survey by the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) has reported that 94 percent of state and provincial securities regulators believe that bitcoin and …

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Nick Cowan is CEO of the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange and the Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group, which operates the Gibraltar Stock Exchange. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. Let’s face facts: initial coin offerings (ICOs) have done more this year to encourage the adoption of blockchain technology, as well as its …

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Regulators in Texas have obtained an emergency cease-and-desist order against a company they say is unlawfully pitching bitcoin mining investment plans in the state. In a statement yesterday, the Texas State Securities Board revealed that it had taken action against USI-Tech Limited, a firm based in Dubai. The firm has allegedly been trying to sell investment …

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Banking giant Morgan Stanley has estimated that hedge funds invested a massive $2 billion in cryptocurrencies this year. According to Business Insider, the figure was released in a note entitled “Bitcoin Decoded” sent by Morgan Stanley to its clients this week. The investment bank further detailed that more than 100 crypto-related hedge funds have sprung up over the …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Tai Lopez, a prominent investor and analyst, has stated that if the world’s millionaires allocate merely 1 percent of their holdings into bitcoin, the bitcoin price could reach $60,000 in the mid-term. According to a Forbes report, there are nearly 15 million …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The bitcoin price has increased by more than $1,000 over the past 24 hours and is en route to surpassing the $19,000 mark. Bitcoin Second Most Popular Keyword on Google in 2017 Google, the world’s most widely utilized search engine, has revealed …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Over the past 24 hours, the Litecoin price has surged by nearly 10 percent, increasing from below $270 to $300. Surpasses Charlie Lee’s Expectation On CNBC’s Squawk Box, Litecoin creator and former Coinbase executive Charlie Lee stated that he would be satisfied …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. On CNBC’s Squawk Box, Litecoin creator and former Coinbase executive Charlie Lee discussed the future of bitcoin, Litecoin, and the cryptocurrency market in the long-term. Strict Regulations Beneficial For Cryptocurrency Market During the interview, Lee offered his viewpoint on a wide array …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Ripple has overtaken Bitcoin Cash to become the third largest cryptocurrency in the market with a $31 billion market cap, after recording a 47 percent increase in value within the past 24 hours. Up 45% Within the Past 24 Hours Over the …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Years of hyperinflation of the Venezuelan bolivar has made the currency nearly unusable. Over the past 12 months, bitcoin has taken over the country as the main currency and residents have been utilizing the cryptocurrency to purchase basic goods, medicine, and other …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Earlier today, as South Korean mainstream media outlet Hankyoreh reported, the South Korean government’s planned regulations around bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market have been leaked. Cryptocurrency-related regulations drafted during an emergency meeting held on Wednesday by the South Korean government leaked Translated …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Ethereum price has surpassed $752 for the first time in history, recording a staggering 20 percent increase in value over the past 24 hours, led by the US market. Throughout the past few days, the US market accounted for nearly 25 …

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