Blockchain 

Dogecoin (DOGE) Gets Support from Tesla CEO Elon Musk

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk has voiced his support for Dogecoin (DOGE) just a month after offering skeptical remarks regarding the largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC). Musk Publicly Endorses Dogecoin Musk, who is a huge fan of DOGE, declared his endorsement for the altcoin on March 3 through a tweet. However, his initial tweet was not actually related to crypto but was instead a meme that he captioned “Dogs roc,” which was followed by another tweet stating “they have the best coin,” which was in reference to Dogecoin. Interestingly, this is…

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Bitcoin 

Mastercard CEO Reveals Why His Firm Quit Libra Over Several Red Flags

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga says his company left The Libra Association after his attitude towards the project deteriorated over proposals to link the coin with its own built-in wallet, Calibra, as well as the lack of a clear business model. In an interview with the Financial Times, the payment services chief, who has headed up Mastercard since 2009, described the various red flags that led to his decision to pull the company from the project. “It went from this altruistic idea into their own wallet. I’m like: ‘this doesn’t sound…

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Ethereum 

IDAX Exchange Suspends Accounts After CEO “Disappears”

IDAX, a Chinese cryptocurrency exchange, has suspended deposits and withdrawals after its CEO allegedly disappeared in what looks like an exit scam. In a blog post earlier today, IDAX said it was suspending all activity on the exchange after staff said they had been unable to contact their CEO, Lei Guorong, since November 24. As a result, the exchange has also lost access to its cold storage. IDAX initially denied that the disappearance was an exit scam; however, in another statement today, it has confirmed that this is indeed the…

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Blockchain 

Veritaseum CEO in Pretrial Settlement Talks with SEC

Veritaseum founder and CEO Reg Middleton is in talks with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to reach a settlement on claims that the VERI initial coin offering (ICO) misled investors with regard to the token’s potential value. Veritaseum “Knowingly Misled” Investors Back in August, the SEC filed an emergency lawsuit against Veritaseum and its founder in order to prevent him from spending $8 million USD raised by the company in an ICO. The SEC alleges that Middleton “knowingly misled” investors about prior business success in order to increase investor demand for VERI tokens and…

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Blockchain 

Ripple CEO is Working Hard on XRP’s Success

XRP, the world’s third-biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has not had a great year so far and Ripple has come under a fair share of fire over the state of affairs. The San Francisco-based startup holds the highest number of XRP tokens and has been responsible for developing greater awareness about the cryptocurrency. Ripple’s CEO Makes Bullish Note However, the poor performance this year has been blamed on the company’s practice of selling off large chunks of XRP, and many believe that this practice has depressed the price of the…

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Blockchain 

NetCents Technology Issues CEO Letter to Shareholders

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 10, 2019) – NetCents Technology Inc. (CSE:NC) (OTCQB:NTTCF)(“NetCents” or the “Company”)c is pleased to issue a letter to shareholders from the CEO, Clayton Moore. Dear Fellow Shareholders, Since launch, we boldly engineered an approach that mitigated the risk and volatility for merchants and consumers to adopt a new transactional medium. We seamlessly integrated cryptocurrency processing while ensuring we motivated these two key groups, who along with you, are the pillars of our growth. We knew to get early buy-in required a new level of protocols…

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Blockchain 

Victory Square Technologies Reports 2018 Year End Results And Files CEO Letter to Shareholders

Results show significant increases in Revenue, Investments, Cash and Working Capital Year highlighted by investment and acquisition of 11 new private companies in 2018 $10,000,000 convertible note to build, develop and create long-term value for portfolio companies and VST shareholders. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Victory Square Technologies Inc. (CSE:VST)(FWB: 6F6)(OTC:VSQTF) successfully filed its annual consolidated financial statements for 2018 along with its MD&A on Friday, August 16th, 2019. The Company will also be filing its interim financial report and MD&A for the quarterly period ended March…

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Blockchain 

TRON’s CEO Debunks Association with Billion Dollar Ponzi Scheme Scam

While responding to an allegation that Tronfoundation and BitTorrent are involved in a billion-dollar Ponzi-scheme scam that defrauded thousands of investors in China, Justin Sun, TRON’s CEO, says both companies are “fine.” According to the CEO, preparations were being made to launch BitTorrentSpeed on July 8, so people should stop publicizing fake news and pictures. .@Tronfoundation and @BitTorrent is fine. Everything is fine. We are preparing for #BitTorrentSpeed launch today. Stop spreading fake news and pictures. — Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) July 8, 2019 Justin Sun Says Tronfoundation and BitTorrent are…

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Blockchain 

LSE Interested in Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers? CEO Hints Yes

On May 2, CNBC published an interview with Nikhil Rathi, the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, a 300-year old trading venue. In the interview, Rathi gave hints that the LSE is looking at blockchain technology. Here’s what we know. LSE Interested in Blockchain According to CNBC, Nikhil Rathi, who has been the CEO of the LSE since 2015, said the exchange is keeping an eye on blockchain. He also said the LSE has noticed an “interesting array of different ideas,” from competing exchanges. Before the exchange, which is one…

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Blockchain 

Accepting Crypto | Interviewing ERA Timepieces CEO Michael Galarza

ERA Timepieces (www.eratimepieces.com) is a new luxury watch company that has taken haute horlogerie complications and made them accessible to the common man. And with various forms of cryptocurrency now spreading globally, Michael and his team have begun accepting forms of it as payment, making his company the first ever to receive two different types (Bitcoin and Ethereum) for the sale of a watch. We sat down with Michael to learn more about his thoughts on crypto, his upcoming timepieces, and if he thinks more retailers in his industry along…

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