Overstock’s VC Arm Joins $31M Funding Round For Silicon Valley Fintech

Overstock’s venture capital arm Medici Ventures invests in PeerNova, a startup that develops blockchain-based solutions for financial institutions to synchronize their data across multiple systems. In an Oct. 22 press release, PeerNova reported that it had raised $31 million in growth funding led by existing investor Mosaik Partners, with participation from Medici Ventures and Intuitive […]

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AOC Slams Zuckerberg After Controversial Involvement in Dem Politics

Democrats and Republicans in hyper-partisan Washington, D.C. are united in their mutual disdain for Facebook and its controversial chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) bluntly declared at a weekend rally to endorse Bernie Sanders for president: “I don’t know about you, but I don’t want Mark Zuckerberg making decisions over my life.” Sanders, […]

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Ripple Makes Sets Up Shop in United States Capital

The San Francisco-based company behind the XRP cryptocurrency has opened offices in the United States capital. This makes Ripple Labs the first company focused on blockchain technology to have a regulatory team in Washington, DC. In addition to the announcement, Ripple will be joining the lobbying group, the Blockchain Association. The firm has also made […]

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