TECH INSIDER  50 startups that will boom in 2018/2019, according to VCs BI Graphics 2018 is almost upon us and so it is once again time to predict which startups will take the tech industry by storm next year. Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches,...
"Big Four" auditing and accountancy firm PwC has accepted its first ever payment in cryptocurrency. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, out today, the firm's Hong Kong office indicated that it accepted the payment in relation to its work with local companies working with cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. The transaction...
John L, San Jose, CA November 24, 2017 XcelTrip is an innovative travel company one of the first self-funded blockchain driven startups without an ICO. Since the launch on November 11, 2017, they have already crossed more than 1600 hotel properties in Asia and Latin America. XcelTrip currently has over 3000...
Before Blockchain technology was invented, there were very few options if you needed to store value. You could either buy a safe and keep your valuables there - gold, jewelry, bank notes - or trust a third party like a bank, to do it for you. The modern banking...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kzr1eJdtvc4&t=2s By J.S. Khalsa San Jose, California November 11, 2017 San Jose, CA - Serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Gyanendra Khadka announced today his first decentralized travel eco system with end to end travel solutions, XcelTrip, with an effective launch date of November 11th, 2017. Conceived as an “online travel aggregator with a human touch,”...
Bloomberg reports that historically, commodities have not performed well as an asset class. Equities have drastically outpaced commodities in terms of long-term investment gains. However, commodities are exceptionally good for traders due to their high volatility. Because prices tend to swing rapidly in a short period of time, traders stand to...
Panos Mourdoukoutas, Professor at LIU Post in New York and Columbia University, recently wrote that venture capital firms and investors are eyeing several leading digital currencies. He placed particular emphasis on the participation of venture capital in several Ethereum-based ICOs. On July 7, Cointelegraph reported that some Bitcoin and Blockchain startups had begun to...
Ethereum Classic, the fifth largest cryptocurrency, emerged as the strongest performer among the currencies with over $1 billion in market capitalization in the last 24- and 7-day periods, according to coinmarketcap.com. In the last seven days, it posted a 9.35-point gain when all the other billion dollar players lost...
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — W3C Gateway SE, an emerging financial services provider, is confirmed to launch its own merchant services and payment card to its clients before the end of 2017. W3C, which is creating 200 billion digital coins, has raised as $2 million through the crowd-sale within 24 hours, said CEO Juri Vasselli. Juri...
Australia's latest national budget eliminates goods-and-services tax (GST) on bitcoin purchases. The cut, announced today by the Australian Department of the Treasury, brings an end to a years-long controversy over the way consumers faced the prospect of paying double GST when first buying, then spending digital currencies. The government began looking into the matter in...