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Civic CEO Doubles Down On Bitcoin (BTC) Sub-$3,000 Call

Civic Chief: Crypto Will [Eventually] Rise Again Just days ago, Ethereum World News reported that the CEO of Civic, South African entrepreneur Vinny Lingham, took to CoinTelegraph’s video arm to claim that he expects for the “crypto winter” to ravage on for a few months, noting that “there’s more pain to come.” Lingham explained that he expects for… Read More »

Vinny Lingham Forecasts Bitcoin Price for Two Months Trading Between $3,000 and $5,000

Vinny Lingham, CEO of blockchain identity platform Civic, has revised down his short-term Bitcoin (BTC) price prediction on Jan. 11, telling financial news network Cheddar that the cryptocurrency could fall below $3,000. In an interview, Lingham, who had previously forecast BTC/USD to trade between $3,000 and $6,000 in the coming months, said the market would either “breakout or… Read More »

CivicKey CEO on Bitcoin Price: “Good Chance We’re Going to Retest $3,000”

The co-founder of blockchain-based identity management platform CivicKey has weighed in about the current state of the cryptocurrency markets. Amongst other things, Vinny Lingham stated that he feels the Bitcoin price will retest the $3,000 level in the near future.The South American internet entrepreneur also explained how his own startup had managed to weather the dramatic plunge in… Read More »

Crypto Startup CEO: “Gut Feeling” Is That Bitcoin (BTC) Will Fall Under $3,000

Bitcoin Price “Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better” Vinny Lingham, CEO of Civic, a blockchain startup focused on facilitating a so-called “Secure Identity Ecosystem,” recently sat down with CoinTelegraph for the outlet’s “Hodler’s Digest” weekly report. Lingham, a long-time entrepreneur in the nascent crypto industry and a “shark” on South Africa’s Shark Tank panel, claimed that he… Read More »

‘Stop Calling Him Oracle’: Paragon, Dentacoin and BCH Haunt Vinny Lingham

Civic CEO Vinny Lingham is the subject of no confidence calls this week after his startup partnered with controversial blockchain entity Dentacoin. Dentacoin Goes For Damage Control Lingham, who raised $33 million for Civic in an ICO last year, had remained largely quiet regarding use of the funds, the ongoing cryptocurrency bear market taking a heavy toll on… Read More »

Blockchain Startup Civic Appoints Apple Veteran as Executive Director of Identity.com

Blockchain startup Civic has appointed Apple veteran Phillip Shoemaker as executive director of Identity.com, its Ethereum (ETH) blockchain-based, decentralized identity platform. The news was announced in a press release published Dec. 13. Identity.com is Civic’s open-source, decentralized and tokenized digital identity ecosystem that uses smart contracts to provide on-demand, blockchain-based identity validation. Shoemaker joins the initiative after working… Read More »

Former Apple Exec Joins Civic’s Decentralized Identity Platform

Blockchain startup Civic has hired Apple veteran Phillip Shoemaker as executive director of Identity.com. Shoemaker will be responsible for growth and development of the decentralized identity platform, the firm announced Thursday. “Phillip’s knowledge of blockchain and expertise building internal infrastructure will guide Identity.com through a key time of deployment and growth,” said Jonathan Smith, CTO and co-founder of… Read More »

Coinbase Bounce: 3 of 4 Ethereum Tokens Rally against Bitcoin on Day of Listing

Advertisement Trading of Civic (CVC), district0x (DNT), Loom Network (LOOM), and Decentraland (MANA) — all ERC-20 tokens that run on the Ethereum network — today went live on Coinbase Pro, and most received a bump from their listing on the crypto exchange. CVC, LOOM, MANA, and DNT Listed on Coinbase In a post earlier today, Coinbase reached out… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase Lists Four More Ethereum Tokens

Advertisement The most popular US cryptocurrency exchange is continuing its promise to support Ethereum-based ERC20 tokens, adding four more of the coins to the Coinbase Pro platform. Starting today, December 7, Coinbase Pro users can transfer their balances of Civic (CVC), district0x (DNT), Loom Network (LOOM), and Decentraland (MANA) to the exchange, and full trading will commence around… Read More »

Crypto Exec: Bitcoin Will Remain Under $5,000 For At Least Six Months

Although the crypto industry has its fair share of over-ardent speculators, many of which are blinded by visions of grandeur, high ceilings, and chandeliers, others in this nascent line of business have erred on the side of caution. One such skeptical optimist, known for his intriguing, yet controversial statements, has even claimed that Bitcoin won’t see a breakout until 2019… Read More »