Virtual Hackathon to be held during hack.summit

A virtual hackathon session will take place on July 6-8 as part of hack.summit("blockchain") event organized by Hack VC
13 June 2018   711

The hack.summit() virtual hackathon is a global hackathon to be held on July 6-8. It is a fundraising event for initiatives like Code.org, Women Who Code and Black Girls Code. He contest is powered by Deconet (a decentralized commerce portal for coders). A panel of judges include software and crypto influencers like Joe McCann of NodeSource and Scott Hanselman of OSCON.

The select sponsors include Bluzelle, Mobius, Komodo, Aragon and others. The main goals of the event is to solve the biggest problems in blockchain, to raise money for coding non-profits and to unite developers around the world to establish a community.

More information about the event including the schedule and application procedures are available here.

Coinbase to Expand Services for Asia

Among the services available now there are Coinbase Prime, Pro and Custody
22 January 2019   119

Coinbase, the leading US cryptocurrency company reported that from now on its professional trading and custodial platforms are available to institutional clients and investors with large volumes from the Asian region.

In particular, according to the Coinbase blog, users of Asia will have access to the option of depositing accounts and withdrawing funds using SWIFT transfers through non-US bank accounts.

In the past 12 months, hundreds of crypto-first hedge funds have launched around the world, and many hundreds more traditional institutions such as proprietary trading firms, family offices and endowments have begun actively trading digital assets. Coinbase’s suite of professional products — Coinbase Prime and Pro, Coinbase Custody — serves these customers, along with other participants in the market, like asset issuers, crypto exchanges, and miners.
 

Elliott Suthers

Coinbase

Among the services available there are Coinbase Prime, Coinbase Pro and Coinbase Custody, which also supports the steamer USDC.

In December 2018, Coinbase began to provide services to residents of the islands of Guernsey and Maine, as well as Lithuania, Iceland, Andorra and Gibraltar.