Two more West African countries - Benin and Togo - have joined the list of countries to have their own cryptocurrencies controlled by central banks following the pioneers of the initiative - Tunisia and Senegal.
BlockchainHub has announced two winners of its Blockchain Startup Contest – an Ethereum mobile client Status, and a decentralized insurance application Etherisc. The winning teams received an award of €15,000 each.
Blockchain companies struggle to get on the insurance market. InChain, a decentralized insurance platform based on Ethereum smart contracts, has announced the closure and failure of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) after it couldn’t raise the desired funds.
A crowdfunding campaign for the first-ever cryptocurrency-themed card game, “Bitcoin Empire”, that simulates the Bitcoin ecosystem and aims to expand cryptocurrency popularity among board gamers, has just ended on Kickstarter and hit its target.