Ohio Accelerators to Invest $200M into DLT Startups

Plans were revealed by JumpStart CEO Ray Leach at the Blockland Solutions Conference in Cleveland, Ohio
04 December 2018   440

JumpStart business accelerator said that as part of the blockchain-start-ups support initiative, six Ohio funds are investing over $ 100 million in projects that develop solutions based on distributed registry technology for businesses and government agencies. This is reported by Cleveland.com.

For example, blockchain projects developing in the Ohio Opportunity Zone will receive access to funding of almost $ 200 million over the next three years.

As reported, the funding plans were revealed at the Blockland Solutions Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, by JumpStart CEO Ray Leach.

Previously, the Ohio government allowed companies registered in the state to pay Bitcoin all types of taxes and fees - from excise taxes on cigarettes to insurance premiums on employees.

Cryptopia to Resume Trading Temporary

18 March 2019   5

Hacked cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia temporarily resumed trading on this Monday, according to information from the order book on its website. To date, trading has been stopped, and the company itself has not made any announcements on this matter. The total volume of transactions on the exchange, which ceased trading services about two months ago, in the last 24 hours amounted to a little more than 10 BTC.

In a message not related to today's test launch of trades, the exchange announced that it would send letters to all clients affected by the hacker attack. A copy of the letter is available on the Cryptopia website. In it, the exchange describes the circumstances of the hacking and its further actions.

The company also confirmed that it will pay damages to affected users. Customers who kept cryptocurrency stolen from the exchange will see in their accounts withdrawal records without transaction identifiers, reflecting the extent of the damage. They will get Cryptopia Loss Marker (CLM), which are records in the database of payments due to them.

According to the announcement, the company expects to proceed with the payment of compensation and resume trading until the end of the month after the completion of the necessary legal procedures.