Evgeny Genov

Ethereum
ICOs’ Deep Pockets May Backlash the Real Adoption
Most of the companies that held an initial coin offering (ICO) campaign last year are still keeping the significant part of the funds. A study done by an analytics firm, Diar, has tracked the ETH balances on the public wallets of the companies that raised funds through an ICO before the price boom in Q4 2017. The results show that such projects continue to hold an average of 37% of…
The New Pro-Crypto SEC Commissioner Appointment May Turn the Tables on the ETF Approval
Bitcoin
The New Pro-Crypto SEC Commissioner Appointment May Turn the Tables on the ETF Approval
On September 5th, Senate confirmed the fourth appointment to the Securities Exchange Commission. The Republican commissioner, Elad Roisman, was confirmed through a vote in a 85-14 ratio and will replace a commissioner Michael Piwowar. Another commissioner, Democrat Kara Stein, must step down by the end of the year. The new appointments, according to experts, may turn around the state of affairs regarding cryptocurrency regulation, including the decision on Bitcoin Exchange-Traded…
The Longest Running Blockchain has Existed on NYT Pages Since 1995
Blockchain
The Longest Running Blockchain has Existed on NYT Pages Since 1995
It is common to think of blockchain as the new technology, the backbone of the future Internet 3.0 and the engine behind the much envisioned financial revolution. In reality, the world’s oldest blockchain started in 1995, which appears to be older than the author of this article, not to speak of 13 years preceding the invention of a peer-to-peer electronic cash system, Bitcoin. The tracks of the original blockchain have…
Iran's National Cryptocurrency Draft is Ready. The Final Stand from the Central Bank is in Line
Blockchain
Iran’s National Cryptocurrency Draft is Ready. The Final Stand from the Central Bank is in Line
The draft of the document on the state-backed cryptocurrency has been prepared — says an official at the National Cyberspace Center. The local economic daily newspaper “Financial Tribune” reports that the plan was developed on the initiative of the Iran President Hassan Rouhani. An own digital currency will release the country from the pressure of US-led sanctions. Saeed Mahdiyoun, the deputy director in charge of drafting regulations told the local…