Forbes to Add 5 Crypto Startups to Fintech 50

Forbes noted Coinbase, Circle, Axoni, Gemini, Ripple and Bitfury (only non-US company)
05 February 2019   476

Forbes has made the traditional rating of Fintech 50, which includes companies whose products and services are considered the future of the financial services industry. It is noteworthy that five cryptocurrency companies appear on the list.

Thus, in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector, the publication noted the merits of Coinbase, Circle, Axoni, Gemini, Ripple and Bitfury (the only company outside the jurisdiction of the United States).

Note that Circle (capitalization - $ 3 billion) and Coinbase ($ 8 billion) created the CENTER consortium to promote steablcoin USDC.

At the same time, the Winklevoss Gemini Bitcoin Exchange recently successfully passed a security audit conducted by Deloitte and also launched a large-scale advertising campaign: “Revolutions need rules.”

Recall that last year’s Fintech 50 ranking featured Bitfury, Blockchain, Coinbase, Xapo, ShapeShift, Ripple, Chainalysis, Chain, Robinhood and Veem.

Bibox Exchange to Conduct 4 IEO Simultaneously

The allocation of tokens will be perfomed in the order of the lottery among holders of BIX tokens and the IEO to be perfomed at Bibox's Orbit platform
19 April 2019   99

Bibox cryptocurrency exchange presented four projects that will conduct the initial exchange offering of their tokens as part of the first wave of IEO on April 22 on the Bibox Orbit platform.

  1. The Force Protocol (FOR) is a distributed protocol of crypto-financial services based on a public blockchain system, providing opportunities for cross-platform asset transaction and communication, use of crypto assets from several blockchains to provide steybcocoins, issue tokenized bonds, etc.
  2. Ludos (LUD) is a solution for a distributed gaming ecosystem designed to bring large-scale blockchain games and economic incentives to life.
  3. Staking (SKR) is a decentralized asset management platform that allows investors to safely stack tokens.
  4. X-Block (IX) is a computing system based on the blockchain architecture.

The allocation of tokens will be perfomed in the order of the lottery among holders of BIX tokens. Potential investors will be able to declare how many tokens of a project they want to purchase based on their BIX, after which a separate rally will be held for each of the projects.