Crowdfund Insider: Friday December 14, 2018

Following $133 Million Private Placement, US-Based Crypto Startup Basis Shuts Down & Returns Funds

Less than a year aftersecuring $133 million in a private placement from Bain Capital Ventures, GV, Stanley Druckenmiller, Kevin Warsh, Lightspeed,

Crowdfund Insider: Friday December 14, 2018

Accused New York SIM-Swap Crypto Thief Extradited to California to Stand Trial

An alleged cryptocurrency thief accused of stealing the life savings of a Silicon Valley father of two has been extradited from New York to face charges

Crowdfund Insider: Friday December 14, 2018

Neufund Queues Up Next Equity Token Offerings to Commence in 2019

Security token offering platform Neufund is in the midst of its inaugural security offering with the "equity token offering" (ETO) of its parent company

The Independent - Tech: Friday December 14, 2018

Facebook's cryptocurrency plans boosted by blockchain hiring spree

With more than 2 billion users, the social network could create the world's first truly mainstream cryptocurrency

Crowdfund Insider: Friday December 14, 2018

Bomb Threat Bitcoin Extortion Scam Afoot

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) in Australia and The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in the United States

The Next Web: Friday December 14, 2018

How blockchain technology can and cant prevent sexual assault

This story explores how projects like Callisto and LegalFling are using blockchain technology to store vital information on assaults and record consent.