Bhushan Akolkar

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Bhushan is a FinTech enthusiast and holds a good flair in understanding financial markets. His interest in economics and finance draw his attention towards the new emerging Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency markets. He is continuously in a learning process and keeps himself motivated by sharing his acquired knowledge. In free time he reads thriller fictions novels and sometimes explore his culinary skills.

Chief of Allianz Global Investors Asks Regulators to Introduce Crypto Ban
December 13th, 2018

Citing the huge losses incurred by crypto investors amidst this year’s market crash, the Allianz chief asked the global regulator to take strict action against crypto assets.

VC Mary Meeker, Andreessen Horowitz and Goldman Sachs Drive Startup Plaid Hit $2.65B Valuation
December 12th, 2018

The latest Series C funding round worth $250 million was led by popular venture capitalist Mary Meeker through her Kleiner Perkins’ growth fund.

SEC Chairman: ICOs Are Effective Way of Fundraising
December 11th, 2018

Jay Clayton said that ICOs should willingly follow securities laws which ensure higher protection of customers’ funds while eliminating fraud and manipulation.

Bitcoin Price Recovers Above $3500, Still Short of Major Resistance Levels, Say Analysts
December 10th, 2018

While Bitcoin recovered by 10% over the weekend, it is still facing some crucial resistance levels ahead for a short-term surge. Here’s what analysts have to say.

Bitcoin Flirts Around $3,400 After Hitting New 2018 Low on Friday. Where’s It Heading Now?
December 8th, 2018

As investors have been eagerly waiting for the Bitcoin price reversal after a continuous price-drop, here’s look into what experts from the crypto industry have to say.

Ethereum’s Much Awaited Constantinople Hard Fork to Occur at Block Number 7,080,000
December 8th, 2018

During the latest developers’ meet, the team members looked confident about the release of Constantinople hard fork by mid of January 2019.

Ethereum Production Studio ConsenSys Cuts Down Staff as Part of ‘Refocusing’ Strategy
December 7th, 2018

ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin says that the company will focus more on specific and concrete projects reducing the scope of much experimentation as part of financial sustainability.

R3’s New Corda Settler App Facilitates XRP Payments
December 6th, 2018

The new Corda Settler application facilitates traditional and blockchain-based payments for payment obligations raised on the Corda blockchain platform.

Binance Coin Surges 20% Over News of Tripio Integration
December 5th, 2018

With the new deal, Binance Coin (BNB) users can now process payments in BNB tokens on booking their stays on the blockchain-based decentralized Tripio platform.

Japan Mandates Crypto Exchanges Report About Suspected Tax Evaders
December 4th, 2018

The National Tax Agency (NTA) of Japan will ask exchanges to immediately report on suspected customers trying to evade crypto taxes.