Industry Watch 10 April, 2018 – 09:25

Nami | Daily Crypto News 10.04.2018

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CNBC: Another Goldman exec dumps Wall Street for crypto world

Mike Novogratz’s cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital has hired Richard Kim from Goldman Sachs as chief operating officer, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Coin Speaker: CRM Giant Salesforce is Found to be Working on a Blockchain Product

Salesforce, San Francisco-based cloud computing company, has embarked upon a blockchain product, scheduled to be announced during Dreamforce, company’s annual customer conference.

Coin Telagraph: Former Twitter, Facebook Comms Expert To Serve As VP Of Communications At Coinbase

Horowitz joined Coinbase via Spark Capital, an investor in Coinbase, where she was a partner leading marketing and communications, in addition to acting as an advisor to portfolio founders.

Coin Telagraph: UK Financial Regulator To Release Crypto Review This Year With BoE And Treasury

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will be publishing a review of cryptocurrencies this year in conjunction with the Treasury of the UK and the Bank of England (BoE), according to the FCA’s business plan for 2018/2019.

Coin Telagraph: South Korea: Bank Servicing Coinone And Bithumb Among 3 In Line For Inspection

South Korean regulator the Financial Services Commission (FSC) said it would inspect three domestic banks servicing cryptocurrency exchanges to check compliance April 9.

Coin Telagraph: 3.5 Million Users: Japan Releases Domestic Crypto Trading Statistics

According to data gathered from 17 cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan, as of Mar. 31 this year, the country has at least 3.5 million users that are trading with cryptocurrencies as actual assets.

Coin Telagraph: $1 Billion Blockchain Fund Launches with Chinese Government Backing

A new Chinese blockchain fund has $1.6 billion available to invest in innovative startups – 30 percent of which is backed by a city government.

Bottom lines:

  • The first time after the new Chinese Central Bank’s head got elected, Chinese government publicly supports Blockchain
  • Heads of giant businesses are switching to the crypto path
  • How CRM intergrated with Blockchain would be?


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