Paystand Raises $20M to Be Blockchain-Based ‘Venmo’ for Commercial Payments – CoinDesk

Paystand, a platform using blockchain technology to automate commercial payments, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. Backing the round are a number of VC firms including DNX Ventures, Battery Ventures, Epic Ventures, Commerce Ventures and Wildcat Ventures. Existing investors Leap Global Partners and BlueRun Ventures also took part. Paystand aims to makes complex […]

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Terrorists Raise Crypto Funds via Privacy App Telegram, Report Claims – CCN Markets

Terror groups are increasingly using Telegram to raise cryptocurrency, a think tank has claimed. | Source: Shutterstock The privacy-focused instant messaging app Telegram – that is launching its blockchain in October – is reportedly used by terrorist groups to raise funds in crypto for their cause, a recent study shows. Supporting terrorists by donating car […]

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Fashion Meets the Blockchain: How Blockchain Can Solve Fashion’s Woes

The fashion industry is still using very old business paradigms. Labels and tags are rarely standardized, supply chains are long and complex, and establishing intellectual property rights is very challenging. Some people have suggested that applying blockchain technology could help remedy many existing problems in the industry. We’re going to look at several current issues, as […]

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