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Distributed Business Accelerator Launches to Cultivate Blockchain …

As part of New York Blockchain Week, Distributed Business Accelerator (DBA) publicly launched their global blockchain accelerator community designed to cultivate an ecosystem of blockchain startups. The CEO of the project is Tom Tao, formerly of IBM and Chainbase Accelerator. In opening remarks, Tao gave

Chinese Startup to Use Blockchain to Track Wine Imports

The Chinese wine industry is worth $2.8 billion. In attempts to improve trust, Shanghai-based startup VeChain is using blockchain technology to track imports to the city — the mainland’s second-largest market for imported wine — from vine to table. VeChain: Using Blockchain to Build Trust

Argentinian Bank Allows Cross-Border Payments with Bitcoin

Banco Masventas in Argentina announced via its Facebook page that it is introducing a new program that will allow customers to make cross-border payments using bitcoin. The institution has partnered with the Latin America–focused exchange startup Bitex — founded in 2014 — to potentially compete

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Sellers In Control

Key Points Bitcoin price was not able to move back above $8,000 and declined further against the US Dollar. There are two important bearish trend lines in place with resistance at $7,700 and $7,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from