Mainstream financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs are finally beginning to realize what forward-thinking venture capitalists have known for years: investors need to pay attention to the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Nasdaq Nordic, a subsidiary of global exchange operator Nasdaq, is seeking to patent a blockchain-based computing system in the U.S.
Singapore's central bank has issued an investor warning about the risks of initial coin offerings (ICOs). A new notice from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) – published in tandem with the Commercial Affairs Department (the administration layer for the city-state's police force) – advises prospective investors to investigate and understand the risks associated with buying into token sales. Among the suggestions offered for investors is that they should deal only with firms licensed by the MAS itself.