Stable.Report: Nov. 12 - Nov. 18
Stablecoin News of the Week:
NOV 26th — Stablecoin NY — 2nd Trade Event 🗽
Stablecoin.Foundation has partnered with BECON on the next Stablecoin trade event. We are selecting speakers and panelists. Reach out if you want a FREE day and VIP dinner pass.
We are on FT! Stablecoins are Crypto Sector’s Next Big Bet 😎
“At a recent stablecoin conference on London’s Pall Mall — described as a “collaboration towards mass adoption” — the dress code was unusually smart for the cryptocurrency industry: business attire, with ties encouraged and denim banned.”
-via Financial Times
Casting Light on Central Bank Digital Currencies 🌐
Central banks have been pondering whether and how to adapt to cryptocurrencies. This discussion note proposes a conceptual framework to assess the case for Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) adoption from the perspective of users and central banks and also surveys research and pilot studies on CBDC by central banks around the world.
South Korea: Messaging Giant Kakao, Stablecoin Terra Partner for Blockchain Payment system 🇰🇷
Kakao Corp, a major Internet conglomerate and service provider for popular South Korean messaging app KakaoTalk, and a new stablecoin project, dubbed Terra, have signed a partnership agreement to develop the latter’s blockchain-based payment system.
-via Coin Telegraph
Interview with Globcoin CEO, Hélie D’Hautefort and CFO Linda S. Leaney 🎙
Stable.Report had the pleasure of interviewing Globcoin to learn about the GLX, an ERC-20 Stablecoin backed by the top 15 global currencies plus gold.
What You Need to Know About Smart Contracts in Banking 🤓
BitBay recently published an article to educate users about smart contracts.
Betreasury Blockchain Company Launches BUSD Stablecoin 🎉
Betreasury recently launched the BUSD stablecoin, backed 1:1 to the US dollar.
- via Bitcoin exchange guide
Carbon.Money Goes International 🌎
Carbon.Money announced it now provides support for international customers.
eToro Announces Stablecoin at Finance Magnates London Summit 😮
Yoni Assia, CEO of eToro, slipped a rather important announcement into the company’s presentation at Finance Magnates London Summit that eToro will issue its own stablecoin in 2019. However the extra timeline for the release is not yet known.
-via Finance Magnates London
Golden Days are here 🤑
For the next 48 days, until the end of 2018, DGX will be sold below cost price to mark the end of a great year! Be a part of the Golden Days and buy DGX on the Digix Marketplace!
Forctis CEO, Eduardo Salazar at the C20 event in Argentina 🇦🇷
Forctis has been present during the C20 event in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at a panel about Stablecoins (moderated by Stable.Report) that was widely expected by the audience. Organised by Cripto247, the conference became the largest Bitcoin and Blockchain event (measured both by attendance and number of companies and organisations represented) ever assembled in the Spanish speaking world. Other Stablecoins present were MoneyOnChain and Emergent Technologies.
Huobi Global Launches First Ever APAC Prestige Investor Summit 🌏
On November 14, 2018 As the first step to establishing its brand-new offices in Asia Square as the central hub for quantitative, API, and institutional cryptocurrency trading in the Asia Pacific region, Huobi Global hosted its first APAC Prestige Investors Seminar on Monday.
Havven to Distribute 50 Million HAVeos Tokens to HAVeth Holders 💸
Havven announced it will distribute 50 million HAVeos, valued at approximately $7 million, to support the launch of its token on the EOSIO platform. Havven will distribute HAVeos tokens to HAVeth holders. The snapshots to determine HAVeth balances will occur on November 20, 2018, and December 20, 2018.
-via Business Wire
HelloGold Foundation Update #17– 13th November 2018 📋
• Performance marketing launched, ahead of on-ground advertising campaign in the Klang Valley.
• Chinese version of both app and website live
• Non-Fungible Token explored as a new way to digitize gold on the blockchain
Kinesis New Advisory Board Member 🙋♂️
Kinesis announced a new addition to our advisory team, Bryan Feinberg, CEO of Etheralabs. Etheralabs is a New York City-based venture lab that invests in, builds, and deploys disruptive technologies across the blockchain ecosystem.
MakerDAO Partners With Ripio to Bring Dai to South America via Fiat On/Off Ramp 🌎
Dai is now available on the Ripio exchange. For the first time, users in South America will be able to buy and sell Dai through Ripio and its app, jointly achieving a new milestone in the financial development of the region.
MILE to be Listed on BitForex ✅
-BitForex, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced that it will list the MILE coin. The official listing of MILE began on November 16.
The Noku Master Token: Fueling Noku Ecosystem ⛏
As Noku Platform Development accelerates, the use cases of Noku token gradually increases. Although holders can always go onto crypto exchanges to buy and sell tokens for speculation purposes, Noku is mainly a utility Token used to access the NOKU platform and services.
Quintric November Update 📋
From an improved web app user interface to the facilitation of payments via email and the acceptance of cryptocurrency exchanges.
Republia Public Sale Will Start on the 15th of January 2019 🎉
Republia postponed its public sale to the 15th of January 2019 after much consideration and in light of the few coming events.
The Sweetbridge Accounting Protocol 🧾
The Sweetbridge detailed its accounting Protocol in its weekly update after the few accounting frauds that have occurred in the space.
TrueUSD Listed on 12 New Exchanges ✅
TrueUSD has been growing quickly over the last few weeks, with 30-day volume over $600mm and a 30% increase in market cap. As exchanges realize the benefits a regulated stablecoin can provide to traders, many are turning toward TrueUSD as the most trusted option.