• CertifID will now cover up to $1M in wire fraud protection

    27 days ago - By Inman

    CertifID, a company providing security and authentication software, just raised its customer guarantee to cover up to $1 million in losses.
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  • Crypto Startup That Lets You ‘Short' Ethereum Raises $10 Million

    27 days ago - By Fortune

    A startup called dYdX has raised $10 million in funding from investors to develop financial software that allows people to borrow money from one another without using a broker.
    The five-person company developed a margin trading protocol based on the computing network Ethereum. It aims to allow people to create new cryptocurrency-related financial products, like interest-generating loans, short sells, or leveraged long positions. Unlike the world of traditional finance, the technology requires no broker to act as a trusted intermediary.
    “Decentralized finance will be first real application...
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  • Crypto Startup That Lets You ‘Short' Ethereum Just Raised $10 Million

    27 days ago - By Fortune

    An Ethereum-based startup called dYdX just landed $10 million in funding from investors.
    The 5-person company has developed a margin trading protocol, open source software that lets people borrow money from one another in the interest of creating new cryptocurrency-related financial products, like interest-generating loans, short sells, or leveraged long positions. Unlike the world of traditional finance, the technology requires no broker to act as a trusted intermediary.
    “Decentralized finance will be first real application of blockchain technology,” said Antonio Juliano, dYdX's founder...
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