Posts Tagged: UK

UK Watchdog Warns Bitcoin Investors Could Lose Their ‘Entire Stake’

Bitcoin

The U.K.’s financial regulator has issued a warning to bitcoin traders over the frenzy created by initial coin offerings (ICO), some of which are being promoted by celebrities such as Paris Hilton and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that traders investing in ICOs should be prepared to lose all of… Read more »

Innovate UK Seeks Blockchain Pitches in £8 Million Startup Competition

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A U.K. government agency is reaching out to blockchain startups in a competition that is focused on digital health solutions. In a notice from Innovate UK, a nondepartmental public office that is designed to promote innovation through grants and investments, it is offering up to £8 million for U.K. businesses to work on innovation projects… Read more »