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Is Verge (XVG) Getting More New Partnerships On Board?

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After Verge started their first crowdfunding campaign, everyone was waiting impatiently for the revealing of the mystery partnership announced back at the end of March. However, after the announcement that Verge partnered up with Pornhub, XVG immediately started to drop. On April 17th when the partnership with Pornhub was announced, XVG lost over 30% of its market price as it seems that many of “small” investors were not happy with this outcome. However, Verge is still working on acquiring new partnerships, which could be more benevolently accepted than the story between Verge and Pornhub. So, let’s see which partners are waiting to seal the deal with XVG.

Verge and MoreFun

XVGWhale, a Twitter supporter for Verge tweeted a couple of days ago that MoreFun decided to drop the idea about ICO, which means that MoreFun will instead use integrated XVG wallet for onsite payments.

The thing about the mentioned tweet is that the news about a new partnership with MoreFun didn’t come from an official source, but from one of the supporters of Verge and XVG currency, so we can’t consider it to be more than an indication at this moment. The Verge team seems to be quiet, not only about this matter but rather embracing complete silence since Tuesday, April 17th, when the partnership with Pornhub was announced.

This is not a strange case at all as the XVG team probably needs to take some time in order to decide what the next step for XVG would be. Moreover on this case, since the lead developer was unavailable for giving statements at the given moment, one of the representatives from MoreFun stated that they have a new partnership inline. However, they didn’t say whether the mentioned partnership would be sealed with Verge.

On the other hand, XVGWhale has been an XVG supporter for quite some time, so we can probably take their word when they decided to tweet about Verge getting into a partnership with MoreFun, also stating that MoreFun will be using an integrated XVG wallet that will be used for in-game payments.

The time will show whether the indication from the side of XVGWhale stands as a real deal. However, until Verge or MoreFun representatives decide to officially announce this news, we can only guess.

Verge and MindGeek

The most recent announcement that Verge is getting into a partnership with Pornhub, which resulted in an immediate drop of around 30% down in the market, was probably slightly misinterpreted by the press and the public likewise.

Although Verge is getting accepted as a payment method on Pornhub, one of the most popular and biggest adult entertainment websites, XVG didn’t partner up directly with Pornhub.

Verge team partnered up with MindGeek, which is actually an IT and marketing company that owns all major adult entertainment sites and it is said to have over 500.000 dollars in revenue on daily basis, which is needless to say an extraordinary achievement.

What MindGeek is planning to do for XVG is to make it more exposed to the eyes of the public which means that the reason we have Verge as a payment method on Pornhub is because MindGeek decided that it would be a great strategic move for XVG’s exposure to remind millions of people that are visiting Pornhub every day that they can use Verge for safe and secure payments.

Verge and Token Pay

It was originally thought that the mystery partnership that was to be announced as planned on April 17th was actually going to happen with TokenPay. Verge community has been for some time now implicating that TokenPay is going to pair up with XVG in order to bring crypto debit cards that would integrate XVG into the electronic wallet. The active community on Reddit claims that this partnership is going to happen very soon.

They might not be far from the truth as the two representatives from both team, team Token Pay and team Verge are having close collaborations followed with great publicity. Together, they are working on different meetups, workshops, and blockchain oriented meetings, so implicating that TokenPay might soon officially partner up with Verge couldn’t be that far from reality.

How is Verge doing at the Current Moment?

Unfortunately, Verge has gone down with the latest change in the market, embracing a minor wave of drops while it is being traded in the red as of the recent events.

Up till this point, Verge was doing pretty well while recovering from the market crash that went on for days, however, it seems that their appearance on Pornhub as a part of their partnership with MindGeek didn’t suit all their holders and investors likewise. That is how this currency went down in the market for 30% just in the middle of its rebound.

The reason for that case is said to be the above-mentioned partnership as the drop occurred immediately after the news was released on Tuesday, on April 17th.

At the current moment, Verge is trading in the red after the most recent drop of -2.68% against the dollar, while also dropping against BTC for 2.49%.

After the most recent drop, one XVG unit can be bought at the price of 0.068$ per one unit, which is still far from its record price of 0.23$ as recorded back in December of 2017.

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3 Things to Avoid if You Want Your ICO to Succeed

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Initial Coin Offerings, or ICO, have become quite popular in 2017, which is something that also continued throughout 2018. In fact, there were hundreds, if not thousands of them so far. However, no matter how many of them were organized, most never managed to make it into the market and achieve their goals.

Analysts claim that there are a lot more failed ICOs than there are successful ones, which has caused a lot of people to simply give up on the idea. However, many are still curious to know what went wrong, and while failed ICOs can be studied for years without discovering absolutely every flaw, some of the bigger ones can be spotted right away.

This is why we will now list top three reasons why so many ICOs failed, and everyone who is thinking about launching one should pay close attention.

1. The lack of demand for the product

According to estimates, around 60% of ICOs often fail at the first stage simply for the lack of interest in what they offer. When someone comes up with an idea and launches an ICO in order to raise money, they are presuming that people will be interested in investing in this idea. In addition, prior to making an announcement that an ICO is coming, it is wise to ensure that the announcement will be heard in the first place.

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Reasons Behind The New Bitcoin Crash

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Cryptocurrency investors and supporters experienced quite a shock last week with the latest Bitcoin crash. Almost every single one of top 100 cryptocurrencies trading in the red. Not only that, but most of them experienced massive losses, often larger than 12%, or even 15%.

The event was unexpected and all cryptos, with the exception of a handful of stablecoins, lost a large part of their value. However, as always, Bitcoin is the one receiving the most attention, especially since this is the first time that BTC has dropped below $6,000 in a long while. Right now, Bitcoin is still losing value, with its current price being at $5,503.11 per coin, and a drop of 12.76% in the last 24 hours.

After the initial shock, a lot of investors started wondering and researching the new crash. The main question still remains: Why did this happen?

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1. The selloff

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Here’s Why This Coin Still Has Wings (WINGS)

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WINGS, a decentralized crowdfunding platform based on the Ethereum blockchain, has had a great run over the past two months. Culminating in a peak of US $.23 just a few days ago, the currency behind the product has more than doubled since it’s lows of early September.

Despite the slight downturn WINGS is currently experiencing, this crypto-favorite may not be done running up the green candles on your favorite exchange just yet. A small drop like we had today was actually expected and could be considered healthy by long-term investors. These dips are also appreciated by those of us waiting to get in on a project we feel has real potential. WINGS has shown us that potential and is now presenting a great buying opportunity for speculators and traders looking for the next wave of support to lift this coin into the stratosphere.

What is WINGS?
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