Medici Ventures Leads Funding Round for Blockchain-Based E-Voting Platform

Medici Ventures, the blockchain-based subsidiary of Overstock.com, has led a $7 million funding round for a blockchain-based voting platform, according to a press release on June 6. The blockchain-based voting platform, Voatz, is reportedly designed to allow citizens to participate in official elections and similar events via mobile devices, such as smartphones or tablet computers. […]

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Colorado Lawmakers Eye Blockchain Tech for Water Rights Management

Lawmakers in Colorado want the U.S. state to study the potential of blockchain technology in water rights management. Republican senator Jack Tate, along with representatives Jeni James Arndt (Democratic) and Marc Catlin (Republican), filed senate bill 184 on Tuesday, proposing that the Colorado Water Institute should be granted authority to study how blockchain technology can help […]

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Two Pro-Crypto Candidates Score Wins in US Midterm Gubernatorial Elections

Two pro-cryptocurrency candidates have won seats to become governors of the U.S. states of California and Colorado in the country’s midterm elections. Two pro-cryptocurrency candidates have won seats to become governors of the U.S. states of California and Colorado in the country’s midterm gubernatorial elections, fintech news outlet TrustNodes reports Nov. 7. In the California […]

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Pro-Bitcoin Congressman Jared Polis is Colorado’s New Governor

U.S. Representative Jared Polis, known for his favorable attitudes towards cryptocurrency and blockchain, will become Colorado’s next governor after defeating Walker Stapleton. U.S. Representative Jared Polis (D-CO), who has made headlines for his pro-cryptocurrency and blockchain stances, has defeated Colorado state Treasurer Walker Stapleton to become the new governor. Governor-elect Polis has become well-known across […]

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Innovation-Hungry Oregon Leaders Look Towards Upcoming Blockchain Venture

Many leaders in Oregon are bullish towards blockchain. They’re hoping Oregon can become a prime location for digital innovation and entrepreneurship. A number of influential Oregonians across the educational, business, and technological fields are eager to see their state play a leading role in the blockchain world. This month a partnership between a number of entities […]

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Three Crypto Firms Ordered to Show Cause by Colorado State Securities Commissioner

A Colorado securities regulator has ordered three crypto companies to show cause, having allegedly promoted unregistered securities. Colorado Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has ordered three crypto firms alleged of promoting unregistered Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) to show cause, according to a press release August 28. An order to show cause is a court order that […]

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