Tezos drops 75% within hours

A conflict between the founders of Tezos project and head of Tezos Foundation leads to panic among the investors 
19 October 2017   3435

Only three month ago Tezos carried out an extremely successful ICO raising 232$ million, but currently project is in danger of losing trust of their investors even before it could have been officially launched.

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On October 18th Arthur and Kathleen Breitman published a letter in their official blog stating that president of Tezos Foundation, Johann Gevers, “engaged in an attempt at self-dealing, misrepresenting to the council the value of a bonus he attempted to grant himself”. This may have influenced such a notable decrease of futures price.

Founders of Tezos now intend to legitimately remove Johann Gevers from Tezos Foundation.

Digital coins of Tezos under the name "Tezzies" are already highly priced at a hefty premium in futures trading although they do not yet exist. The launch of Tezos network and the coin release are postponed indefinitely.

Binance Singapore Unit to Apply For License

Under the new law, aimed at regulating crypto paymetns and trading, firms must register with the Monetary Authority to receive a license
17 February 2020   261

Binance, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange unit, has applied for a license under the new Payment Services Act, which entered into force on January 28.

We have already applied. We submitted the application pretty fast. Binance’s Singapore entity has been in close touch with the local regulators, and they have always been open-minded.

 

Changpeng Zhao

Founder and CEO, Binance

Under the new law, crypto companies in Singapore must register with the Monetary Authority and receive one of three licenses: an exchange of money, a standard or large payment institution. The measure is aimed at regulating payments and crypto trading using requirements for participants in the traditional finance industry. Zhao did not specify which of the licenses Binance Singapore chose.

Binance has been offering crypto-fiat trading services in Singapore since April 2019 and works with eight coins, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP. The trading platform is supported by Vertex Venture Holdings, a venture division of Singapore's Temasek Holdings.