20 stories about Bitcoin
Uri Nathan Pepper

Bank Leumi to enable trading in cryptocurrencies through Pepper app

27.03.22|Almog Azar
Pepper has reached an agreement with Paxos that will enable the buying, holding and selling of cryptocurrencies
דניאל פרינץ עידן עפרת גיא הדר רן גולדי

Fireblocks acquiring crypto payment platform First Digital for $100 million

16.02.22|Meir Orbach
The purchase of fellow Israeli company First will see Fireblocks expand its existing payments capabilities by allowing payment service providers (PSPs) and acquirers to accept payments and make payouts in digital currencies
אסתר פרימן ביטקוין חדש

Bank refuses to deposit pensioner's massive Bitcoin savings

25.11.21|Lital Dobrovitsky
69-year-old Esther Freeman invested around $3,000 in Bitcoin eight years ago, but Israel's Bank Hapoalim is unwilling to accept her 100x profits, claiming there is a "risk of money laundering and terror financing" as she made her initial purchase in cash
סייבר נוזקות ביטקוין קריפטו

Are smart contracts actual contracts?

21.11.21|Dov Greenbaum
“Maybe, smart contracts can promote a new theory of contracts that would encompass not only smart contracts, but other contracts as well,” writes Dov Greenbaum
מיכאל שאולוב מנכ"ל פיירבלוקס Fireblocks

Fireblocks opens new Swiss office to expand European operations

Founding member of Bitcoin Suisse and former Morgan Stanley vice president will co-lead company’s Swiss office as part of expansion to German-speaking countries
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Investment firm launches Bitcoin-backed bonds on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange despite regulatory warnings

The Silver Castle Investment House is the first firm to list Bitcoin-linked bonds on TASE UP, making such investments available to qualified and institutional investors
מייסדי פיירבלוקס Fireblocks מימין עידן עפרת מיכאל שאולוב פבל ברנגולץ

Fireblocks raises $310 million at $2 billion valuation

27.07.21|Meir Orbach
"We want to show everybody that we have a lot of money. The institutions with which we work like to cooperate with organizations that have a lot of money," said Fireblocks CEO Michael Shaulov
דורון מוצפי סטמפלי

Crypto’s volatility emphasizes need for fast and secure onboarding

25.07.21|Doron Mutsafi
Bitcoin and other crypto-assets may be almost 50% down from April highs, but the crypto market is here to stay. The ever-growing number of traders forces crypto exchanges to adopt fast, sophisticated ways to verify new traders
מימין ארז שפירא נמרוד להבי נתנאל קבלה מייסדי סימפלקס

Israeli crypto startup Simplex set to be acquired for $200-$250 million by Canada's Nuvei

06.05.21|Meir Orbach
Simplex offers online payment processing and fraud protection exclusively for the cryptocurrency industry
אוריאל אוחיון ZenGo

ZenGo closes $20 million series A to build unique retail crypto wallet

27.04.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup plans to use the funds to expand its set of financial services, including a VISA payment card, and a bigger set of choices for on-ramp, off-ramp, trade and savings options
מייסדי סטארקוויר StarkWare

Israeli blockchain startup StarkWare raises $75 million series B

25.03.21|Meir Orbach
The Netanya-based company has developed a cryptographic solution it believes can solve the problems of scalability and privacy hampering distributed ledger technology
Itay Rom

Aggressive taxation is holding back crypto adoption in the Start-Up Nation

17.03.21|Itay Mor
If Israel desires to become the ultimate tech-nation it has to offer a better taxation method for tech investors, including those in the crypto sector
היזם הסדרתי משה חוגג

Hogeg bringing Bitcoin to Tel Aviv Stock Exchange via shelf company

28.02.21|Golan Hazani
The Israeli entrepreneur believes the cryptocurrency market will continue to surge over the next few years and is aiming to make it more accessible to both private and institutional investors
אלי בן ששון מייסד StarkWare

The Bitcoin bull is raging and StarkWare aims to ensure blockchain follows suit

18.01.21|Allon Sinai
The Israeli startup has developed a cryptographic solution it believes can solve the problems of scalability and privacy hampering distributed ledger technology
ביטקוין ירידות מטבע דיגיטלי כסף וירטואלי

Who is coming for your Bitcoin and what elite military unit caused a big bang in the Israeli tech scene?

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ביטקוין לוהט קריפטו מטבע וירטואלי

Is the tax authority coming for your Bitcoin?

10.01.21|Omri Milman
The Israel Tax Authority defines cryptocurrency as an asset and demands 25% on any profits; its cyber department keeps a watchful eye out for those who forget to pay
ביטקוין עובדים משקיעים כסף דיגיטלי מטבע וירטואלי

Happy Bat Mitzvah Bitcoin! My how you’ve grown

08.01.21|Dov Greenbaum
12 years on, the world’s top cryptocurrency is affecting the lives of more and more people and increasingly finds itself under state scrutiny
חברת תרופות ארקטורוס Arcturus Therapeutics חיסון קורונה סן דייגו קליפורניה 1

Why is TikTok a threat to the elections and what role do Israeli companies have in Bitcoin's surge?

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ענת גואטה זירת ההשקעות חדש

Cryptocurrency tokens are securities not assets, rules Israel Securities Authority

03.01.21|Viki Auslender
Israeli startup Kirobo unsuccessfully tried to convince the ISA that it will be issuing a utility token rather than a security token and therefore should not be subject to the same regulations
ביטקוין דולרים מטבע וירטואלי קריפטו כסף

Bitcoin is booming and Israel’s blockchain infrastructure and security startups hold a major key to the cryptocurrency revolution

03.01.21|Liron Rose and Adiel Yaakov
"We are at the beginning of a revolution, with insane amounts of capital flowing from legacy institutions to Bitcoin and alternative coins. Trust and security solutions are critical for this financial revolution"