The first blockchain startup accelerator, Tron recruits employees and developers, the UK is against 'crypto' subject in schools, debates over XRP, institutional investors don't believe in crypto, AML policy in South Korea
- France launched the first Chain Accelerator of blockchain-based startups, teaming up with 30 veterans from both tech and financial industry to boost the growth of the new blockchain firms.
- Tron (TRX) is currently carrying out the Core TRONICS Recruitment in order to get individuals who love and believe in blockchain technology and in particular, the Tron project, to join their ever active Tronics members.
- The UK Department for Education (DfE) has no immediate plans to include cryptocurrency as a topic in the UK school curriculum. However, they will add a ‘rigorous’ new mathematics curriculum and financial literacy education.
- The US SEC has decided BTC and ETH will not be regulated as securities but the debate continues to rage over Ripple. Some believe a ruling by FinCEN in 2015 sets a definition for XRP within the US federal government that cannot be superseded by the SEC.
- Adam Grimsley, a former BlackRock executive, explained that institutional investors are watching the crypto market but not yet getting involved because of regulatory uncertainty, volatility and lack of education.
- As South Korea strengthens its anti-money laundering (AML) policy and discusses the ways to boost it with the US, major crypto exchanges in the country are voluntarily complying while banks are reportedly failing to meet the guidelines for compliance.