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Can the Price of Ethereum Classic (ETC) Touch $200 by the end of 2018?

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The commission-less exchange of Robinhood announced that it will begin supporting Ethereum Classic (ETC) effective August 6th. Coinbase exchange also announced that it will be supporting Ethereum Classic (ETC) beginning August 7th. These two exchanges open ETC to a pool of investors in the United States that are estimated to be in the millions. What might happen is that ETC might reach the Moon very soon.

Looking at Coinbase, and using 2017 data, the exchange enjoyed the patronage of over 13.3 Million users by late November 2017. This number is actually higher than regular investment giants such as Charles Schwab which had 10.6 Million active brokerage accounts as of November 2017. Given the fact that we are in a bear market, the number of Coinbase users could have dropped by a quarter leaving approximately 10 Million active traders.

Analyzing Robinhood and according to data from May this year, the trading app has over 4 Million active users. Majority of whom are millennials who are attracted to the mobility of trading through their phones and the fact that the exchange is commission-less. What better way to attract the young generation of traders than through free trading on an app? And now Ethereum Classic is very much accessible to these young traders through their ‘fingertips’.

Summing up both figures, this means that ETC gets exposure to over 14 Million traders by the end of 7th August this year. The current price of ETC is $19.05 but the coin seems to be more bullish than other coins and could be headed for a triple-digit finish by the end of 2018.

One price prediction available online puts ETC at $200 by the end of the year due to the following two factors:

With respect to the latter, ETC is a breath of fresh air in the crypto-markets that have been dominated by the big 6 currencies of BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, EOS, and LTC for the last few months. The digital asset now has access to two new American based exchanges with approximately 14 Million active users. A conservative estimate of the value of ETC by the end of the year would be $50 if the bear market continues as it is.

However, with a pending Bitcoin ETF at the SEC and the owners of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) getting into crypto-investing, $50 might be reached sooner than we think. This will, in turn, clear the way for a $200 ETC by the end of 2018.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //

Xeno Holdings Limited (xno.live ), a blockchain solutions company based in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of its ecosystem utility token XNO on the ‘Bithumb Korea’ cryptocurrency exchange on January 21st 2021.

Xeno NFT Hub (market.xno.live ), developed by Xeno Holdings, enables easy minting of digital items into NFTs while also providing a marketplace where anyone can securely trade NFTs.

The Xeno NFT Hub project team includes former members of the technology project Yosemite X based in San Francisco and professionals such as Gabby Dizon who is a games industry expert and NFT space influencer based in Southeast Asia.

NFT(Non-Fungible Token) technology has recently gained huge focus in the blockchain arena and beyond, making waves in the online gaming sector, the art world, and the digital copyrights industry in recent years. The strongest feature of NFTs is that “NFTs are unique digital assets that cannot be replaced or forged”. Unlike fungible tokens such as Bitcoin or Ether, NFTs are not interchangeable for other tokens of the same type but instead each NFT has a unique value and specific information that cannot be replaced. This fact makes NFTs the perfect solution to record and prove ownership of digital and real-world items like works of art, game items, limited-edition collectibles, and more.

NFTs are already being actively traded in markets globally. For…

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Should Crypto Projects Devote Resources to Community Growth and Marketing?

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2020 has been an incredible year for crypto as investors have generated windfall profits and crypto projects have seen their businesses gain the spotlight they’ve been looking for.  While Bitcoin has received most of the attention after major institutional investors announced they were accumulating the increasingly scarce asset, many altcoins have also seen their fair share of glory.  When looking at all the big winners of the past year, the first project that probably comes to mind is Chainlink, having appreciated by more than 550% YTD and now valued at over $4.5 billion.  But, the actual biggest winner of the year is HEX with a YTD return of over 5,000%.

I mention both of the above projects as they have each taken slightly different paths to achieve greatness.  Chainlink has devoted resources toward building a fundamentally sound business with many strategic partnerships while HEX has spent vast sums of money on marketing and promotion.  Both approaches are valid, but one thing is certain, it is absolutely imperative for crypto projects to let the crypto community know what makes them special.  Of course, one of the reasons that makes crypto so valuable is the powerful blockchain technology that most projects are utilizing.

Cryptocurrency vs. Blockchain Technology

It’s important to make a distinction between blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.  Although they are often used interchangeably, they are different.  Blockchain technology and crypto were both created after the 2008 financial crisis, but cryptocurrency…

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XENO starts VIP NFT trading service and collaborates with contemporary artist Hiro Yamagata

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 24th December, 2020, // ChainWire //

The XENO NFT Hub (https://xno.live) will provide a crypto-powered digital items and collectables trading platform allowing users to create, buy, and sell NFTs. Additionally it will support auction based listings, governance and voting mechanisms, trade history tracking, user rating and other advanced features.

As a first step towards its fully comprehensive service, XENO NFT Hub launched a recent VIP service to select users and early adopters in December 2020 with plans for a full Public Beta to open in June 2021. 

“NFTs are extremely flexible in their usage, from digital event tickets to artwork, and while NFTs have a very wide spectrum of uses and categories XENO will initially focus its partnership efforts and its own item curation on three primary areas: gaming, sports & entertainment, and collectibles.”, said XENO NFT Hub president Anthony Di Franco.

He also added “This does not mean we will prohibit other types of NFTs from our ecosystem However, it simply means that XENO’s efforts as a company will be targeted into these verticals initially as a cohesive business approach.”

Development and Procurement Lead, Gabby Dizon explained, “Despite our initial focus, we found ourselves with a unique opportunity to host some of the works of Mr. Hiro Yamagata. We are collaborating with Japanese artist Hiro Yamagata to enshrine some of his artwork into NFTs.”

Mr. Yamagata has been…

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