Ethereum Could Switch Russian Banking and Government

Ethereum Could Change Russian Banking and Government

Putin’s Steve Jobs?

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his economic team have long been under the impression that, to wean the country off its oil dependence, they needed a major leap in some specific area of technology that wasn&apos,t yet predominated by Western, Chinese or Japanese tech giants. ,Their latest hopes are being pegged to the Ethereum blockchain platform. Continue reading Ethereum Could Switch Russian Banking and Government

Barry Silbert Shares Digital Currency Group’s Perspective on Ethereum; Announces Etherscan Investment

Barry Silbert Shares Digital Currency Group’s Perspective on Ethereum; Announces Etherscan Investment

Digital Currency Group (DCG) is perhaps the most significant company in the Bitcoin and blockchain ecosystem when it comes to early-stage investments. DCG has made over 70 investments in the digital currency and blockchain space thus far, and those investments involve startups from 25 different countries around the world. Continue reading Barry Silbert Shares Digital Currency Group’s Perspective on Ethereum; Announces Etherscan Investment