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Global Blockchain acquires Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell’s crypto-based X2 Games

It was announced that blockchain technology services company Global Blockchain (BLOC) will acquire crypto video gaming platform X2 Games. Introducing the experience and visionary abilities of Atari founder Nolan Bushnell and animation legend Zai Ortiz, Global Blockchain…

a16z crypto buys 6% of MKR, backing MakerDAO

It was announced earlier today that recently launched $300 million crypto and blockchain investment fund a16z crypto has purchased 6% of the total token supply of MakerDAO’s MKR for $15 million USD. The purchase gives a16z crypto…

Lightyear, the company behind Stellar’s IBM blockchain partnership acquires Chain

Chain, a creator of cryptographic ledgers for financial products today announced it has been acquired by Lightyear Corporation, a Stellar-focused commercial entity formed last year with the support of the Stellar Development Foundation. Both the Chain and…

Wyre acquires Bitcoin smart contract derivatives platform Hedgy

Wyre, a blockchain money transfer company servicing OTC and cryptocurrency exchanges announced it has acquired Hedgy, a smart contract platform built on top of the Bitcoin blockchain. Hedgy Co-founder and CEO Matt Slater, will be joining Wyre as…

ShapeShift acquires multi-output from single transaction bitcoin tool Bitfract

Cryptocurrency and blockchain asset exchanger ShapeShift has announced the acquisition of Bitfract, an Austin-based software firm that built the only tool in the world that allows users to trade bitcoin into dozens of digital assets in a…

Binance acquires mobile cryptocurrency app and Dapp browser Trust Wallet

Binance, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges today has announced the acquisition of Trust Wallet, a popular Ethereum and ERC20 mobile wallet and decentralized application browser that has built a strong reputation for security by never requesting user…

Uphold expands access to security tokens through broker-dealer acquisition

Uphold, a digital money platform announced today they reached an agreement to acquire New York Stock Exchange member JNK Securities Corp. Concurrently, the Uphold team has filed an application with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for the approval…

Metal (MTL) acquires cryptocurrency micro invest app Crumbs

Metal (MTL), a blockchain based payment system operating on a process known as Proof of Processed Payments (PoPP) today announced its first acquisition – Crumbs, a crypto-asset micro investing platform. The Crumbs app enables users to set…

TokenPay completes acquisition of 9.9% of Germany’s WEG Bank

TokenPay, a decentralized and self-verifying payment platform project today announced that it has officially closed a deal with WEG Bank AG, located in Berlin, Germany. Share certificates representing 9.9% of the equity interest in WEG Bank AG have…

Yahoo Japan subsidiary confirms 40% stake in new bitcoin exchange

Z Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Yahoo Japan confirmed today after weeks of rumblings that it has signed a contract with BitArg Exchange Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of CMD Lab. The Yahoo subsidiary will complete the…

XYO Network acquires GEO to bolster crypto-location tech portfolio

In a move that strengthens San Diego-based XYO Network as a leader in the development of crypto-location technology, the company has recently acquired GEO. The company GEO and the team behind it first attracted the attention of XYO Network during…

Circle acquires bitcoin and alt exchange Poloniex

Major US altcoin and bitcoin exchange Poloniex has announced that as of today, February 26, Poloniex will be joining Circle to build upon its foundations in order to further scale its platform and accelerate the token ecosystem…

Evonax buys ExchangeMyCoins.com and reopens service

It was announced today that Denmark-based Evonax has bought fellow Danish originated company ExchangeMyCoins.com. Last year, in May 2017, the owners of a small bitcoin platform ExchangeMyCoins.com, that once specialized in BTC to PayPal transfers put their exchange…

SBI Holdings invests in ICO consulting firm T1R

SBI Holdings, the Tokyo-based financial services company group announced today that it has invested in T1R, a San Francisco-based firm which is involved in the ICO (Initial Coin Offering) consultation business in the U.S. SBI Holdings acquired…

BitPesa acquires European money transfer service TransferZero

BitPesa, the first and largest blockchain payments platform for Africa and Europe, announced today their acquisition of TransferZero, an international, online money transfer platform that specializes in sending money to consumers and companies in 200 countries using over…