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Verge (XVG) is Asking for Donations to Unfold a Mystery Partnership

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Verge was one of the currencies that started out this week with some major gains. That is how XVG managed to rise up from the market dip with gaining over 22% on its price in the course of only 245 hours. But, as Verge started to trade in the red again as the end of this week on Sunday, March 25th, we are focusing on XVG’s latest move – asking for donations in order to reveal a mystery partnership. Sounds strange? Let’s see how is Verge doing at the current moment and find out what the mysterious partnership is all about.

Verge and the Latest Announcements

Maybe one of the biggest reasons for having Verge growing promptly in its price might be the fact that the dev team behind XVG has had some major announcements during the past week that obviously caught investors’ attention.

However, the news we picked up don’t seem so positive at all – it rather seemed like an attempt of over-hyping the importance of the released announcements.

From the technical point of view, Verge has a lot to offer to the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology thanks to its newest addition, Wraith Protocol. Wraith Protocol allows users to easily switch from operating with data on a public ledger with data operations on a private ledger on Verge’s blockchain system. That means that users can choose for the first time whether they want their data visible on the public ledger or only accessible on a private ledger. In case data transfer demands transparency, users can easily switch Wraith Protocol off and have their data visible through the public ledger.

Moreover, more and more people are accepting XVG as a form of payment, so Verge seems to be doing pretty well in general.

Verge is a currency with 555$ million in market capitalization, so it is a bit strange how their public relations agents are promoting a crowdfunding campaign. On March 19th, Verge announced via its official Twitter account that they are launching a crowdfunding campaign. In this statement, Verge team announced that they need to collect funds so they would be able to implement some very important elements regarding Verge’s system.

It is almost unbelievable how Verge is asking for donations from their holders and investors when it is clear that this currency has a market cap of half billion dollars and without clearly stating what they need donations for. In the first announcement they have made regarding the case of organizing a crowdfunding campaign, they only mentioned that they need to implement some important elements. No detailed info about the “elements” was provided.

Although many holders and investors were hooked, many holders showed their negative surprise through Reddit threads, unable to understand how is Verge able to ask for donations with 555$ million in market cap when there are tons of “small” weak coins out there and yet their teams are not asking for donations.

Soon after this announcement, Verge started to rise in its price, so it seems that the announcement they have made a week ago did have a strong influence on XVG fans.

Three days later after the first announcement where Verge was asking for donations, XVG released another tweet. In this tweet, they have released another call for action once again asking for donations.

Only this time, they included a mystery partnership that should only be revealed if the holders manage to help them collect 74 million XVG during the course of only 4 days. Verge has announced on this occasion that they will be revealing the name of the company on Monday, March 26th in case that 75 million XVG are collected by that time.

Immediately after the announcement was released on Twitter, XVG started to rise dizzily. The announcement also stated that the partnership that will be potentially revealed on Monday is the biggest partnership in the crypto world to date.

Does this seem like an honest invitation for investors to join new ventures for their favorite coin or does it sound more like over-hyping news made to collect more XVG in the shortest period of time possible?

With a risk to sound too criticizing towards a coin that is actually worth a lot in the technological sense, it seems that Verge is using over-hype strategy in order to sell as much XVG as possible.

The most important thing, in this case, is that there are lots of Verge fans raging on Twitter and Reddit while openly showing their disappointment in their favorite coin due to the latest announcements that seem like a desperate attempt to collect funds.

Whatever the case, dev teams behind cryptocurrencies should definitely keep their partnerships transparent to the public or at least to their investors and holders instead of using a mystery partnership in an over-hyping tone for collecting profit.

Even though if it’s true that none of the dev team members has anything from XVG or even owns XVG while having none of the profit being collected by having XVG sold, why would they use mystery partnerships for collecting money without providing any information crucial for the crowdfunding project?

How is Verge doing at the Current Moment?

After a pretty good week where Verge managed to pull off getting out of the market crisis with up to 22% of rises in the course of only 24 hours, XVG seems to be losing some of that velocity as it started to drop down on March 25th at the end of a very prosperous week.

After the latest change in its price, XVG is now being traded in the red with having a drop of -2.88%.

At the current moment, XVG is trading in the red and can be bought for 0.041$ per one unit, which still makes it a solid good investment for investors and holders of all profiles.

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Reasons Why You Are Much Safer When Crypto Trading on Dexes

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While many cryptocurrencies aim to bring the change to the world by bringing full decentralization, one aspect of the crypto space still remains mostly centralized, and that is the way they are exchanged. Most crypto exchanges are centralized companies, where traders and investors need to deposit their coins for safekeeping. This is a risky way to handle the funds, as exchanges remain susceptible to hacks and theft, as many realized recently, after the hack of the world’s largest exchange by trading volume, Binance.

During the hack, around 7,000 BTC (over $40 million) was taken, and sent to multiple wallets, never to be seen again — for now, at least. The hack also came as quite a shock, as Binance was known for its efficiency, security, and high levels of confidence. It also made people realize that their coins are not really theirs if they need to rely on third parties, such as exchanges, to keep them safe. As a result, many are now turning away from centralized exchanges, and are heading towards decentralized ones — also known as DEXes.

Here are some reasons why you might want to consider doing the same.

1. True ownership of your coins

The crypto community has a saying: “not your keys, not your coins.” The saying is now more relevant than ever, but it does not apply on DEXes. Decentralized exchanges

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Crypto Billionaire Predicts Massive Price Growth by 2021

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Crypto prices are once again going up, and Bitcoin has just passed a major resistance level at $6,000. With a situation like that, it is not surprising that everyone in the crypto community is looking forward to the future, wondering what to expect in years to come. Many experts have already given their predictions, some more optimistic than others, but almost all bullish.

Crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz has always been very supportive of cryptocurrencies, and very bullish on Bitcoin. He recently stated that he sees the coins’ prices triple in the following 18 months, meaning that Bitcoin’s return to $20,000 might not be far away, according to him.

He noted that Bitcoin is back to $6,000 after its price hit as low as $3,100 only a few months ago. These days, Novogratz does not believe Bitcoin will return to such lows unless there is a devastating exchange hack or a major shift in regulations. Of course, there was a big hack that had the potential to damage the coin’s price, only days ago. The world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance, saw a significant security breach which resulted in a theft of 7,000 BTC.

However, so far, the coin did not react negatively to this incident. While Novogratz believed that such an event would shatter the new confidence in BTC, it simply did not happen. However, he…

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TokenRoll (TKR) Platform Will Take Online Casinos to the Next Level

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Corporate executives are turning to blockchain technology more than ever in an attempt to revolutionize the business world.  Although blockchain is still a relatively new concept, that hasn’t stopped more and more companies from jumping on the bandwagon.  This hot new technology has quickly gained a reputation for providing greater transparency, enhanced security, improved traceability, increased efficiency, and low costs.  One industry that could certainly benefit from decentralization is the online gambling market, specifically, online casinos.  TokenRoll (TKR) has developed a platform that appears to offer a promising alternative to centralized casinos.

Problems with Centralized Casinos

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A few of the problems facing centralized casinos include the following:

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  • 48-72 hour wait time for withdrawals

These are four monumental issues that need to be addressed quickly given the global growth of the market.  Casinos need to…

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