dogecoin, cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrency

Corporate watchdog ASIC has moved to licence cryptocurrency investment

- November 2, 2021 2 MIN READ

Corporate regulator, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is ramping up its oversight of the investment side of the local cryptocurrency market with licences for crypto-asset holders. The regulator has introduced a new “crypto-asset” section in its licensing applications and responsible entities seeking to hold them will need that an authorisation in relation to… Read more »

Senator Andrew Bragg
Cryptocurrency

Australia needs to move quickly to become a financial hub for digital assets: Senator Andrew Bragg

- October 7, 2021 4 MIN READ

In 2018 US Senator Orrin Hatch naively questioned how on earth Facebook could sustain a business model in which users don’t pay for a service… Before Mark Zuckerberg politely pointed out that they run advertisements. Just last month US Senator Ted Cruz’s speech went viral when he claimed less than 5% of his colleagues had… Read more »

Monochrome, Jeff Yew
Funding

Digital assets fintech Monochrome raises $2.4 million series A

- September 20, 2021 2 MIN READ

Digital assets platform Monochrome Asset Management as raised US$1.8 million (A$2.4m) in series A funding as it looks up become the Australian market leader in alternative investment. The round, which values the business at A$20 million, included Wei Zhou, former CFO of Binance, Litecoin creator Charlie Lee, Samson Mow, CSO of Blockstream, and Kain Warwick, founder… Read more »

Andrew Bragg
Fintech

Startup Daily TV: Senator Andrew Bragg on the Senate inquiry into cryptocurrencies and digital assets

- September 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

Public hearings for the Senate Select Committee looking into the potential of cryptocurrencies and digital assets continue this Wednesday, September 8. Fintech Australia, Judo Bank, Afterpay, the ASX, ACCC and ATO among those appearing before the committee, chaired by Senator Andrew Bragg. Ahead of the hearing, Senator Bragg joined Startup Daily show to outline his… Read more »