Ethcore Raises Financing Round as First Venture Capital Funded Ethereum Startup

Ethereum startup Ethcore has raised $750,000 in a preliminary, pre-seed funding round led by Silicon Valley-based Blockchain Capital and Shanghai-based Fenbushi Capital.  Ethcore intends to further pursue the development of the Ethereum blockchain stack and assist partners who wish to innovate using the smart contract platform. The startup was also awarded a grant by the […]

This Bitcoin Developer Is Working Hard to Prepare Projects for Segregated Witness

Nicolas Dorier is the main developer behind NBitcoin, which is a comprehensive Bitcoin library for the .NET framework. NBitcoin is used in the backend of multiple Bitcoin services such as Lykke, BitKong, Teambrella and BTCTrader. Recently, Dorier has been working on various projects intended to assist developers who wish to implement the upcoming Segregated Witness […]

Bitcoin Exchanges “Seriously Considering” Funding a Competitor – Gavin Andresen

Gavin Andresen, Chief Scientist at the Bitcoin Foundation and Lead Developer of Bitcoin until 2014, held an extensive Q&A session with the Chinese bitcoin community yesterday. Answering a range of questions from a diverse array of topics, the session focused on the most pressing issue in bitcoin, transaction capacity. Acknowledging the Beijing meeting between miners […]

Bitcoin Price Advance Halts At $450

Bitcoin price achieved $450 (Bitstamp) and 2900 CNY (BTCC) overnight. Since then price has entered a pullback that appears incomplete at the time of writing. This analysis is provided by with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a $29 discount using the code CCN29. Bitcoin […]

Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s on for the Weekend

Earlier on this morning, we published the first about twice daily bitcoin price watch pieces. In the article, we noted that the overnight highs that fell just short of 452 flat would likely serve as some pretty solid medium-term resistance, and that’s during today’s session, we might see a period of prolonged consolidation.  As things […]