There were a number of good news stories for Bitcoin, Ether and the wider crypto world in October, including the momentous Paypal news, ETH 2.0 staking being around the corner and lastly more publicly listed companies adding Bitcoin as an asset to their treasuries.

First to PayPal, who by announcing…


Moonbeam, Half-year Results, Portfolio News

Moonbeam Investment

We were delighted to participate in Moonbeam investment round alongside Hypersphere Capital and HashKey Group in September. Moonbeam is an Ethereum compatible smart contract platform on the Polkadot network and is a new, powerful, scalable blockchain that makes it easy to build interoperable decentralised applications (“dApps”) that can integrate and…


Great Polkadot Memes flying around on Twitter, credits here to ‘DonnieBigBags’

Polkadot DOT Transfers Enabled!

At last, all the waiting was over as Polkadot finally hit the markets! We were tremendously excited to see the reaction by the markets as it chimed with our view that Polkadot represents a major technological improvement in the blockchain space. Polkadot fixes issues with current chains on interoperability, functionality…


We just published our Managing Director’s Report and audited final results for the year ended 31 December 2019, please find the annoucement directly on the AQSE exchange website.

Financial markets tend to explore the boundaries of an asset’s value, spiking upwards to test highs, and capitulating downwards at moments of…


Dfinity Starting to Unveil

Dfinity released a major milestone in June with its ‘Tungsten’ release. Tungsten is the first proper public release of the work that has been going on at Dfinity behind the scenes and was presented publicly in a super slick Silicon Valley event, you can watch the recording below.

The…


Portfolio Update: Rocket Pool

Some great news on one of our portfolio projects, we announced that we realized profits on our Rocket Pool (“RPL”) token position, selling some of our tokens at an average price of USD $1.67 per RPL for a total of USD $352,620. These RPL tokens were acquired at an average…


Union Finance

We are pleased to announce we invested $75,000 USD in the Union Finance project.


Acala Investment

We are pleased to announce we invested in the Acala Network project, it’s The Acala Network is building decentralised finance infrastructure for the much anticipated Polkadot ecosystem. The core offering will be a stablecoin, A secondary offering of the Acala Network will be a liquidity protocol for staked digital assets…


Yesterday, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies saw extremely volatile markets, with Bitcoin seeing its second-worst day of returns in Bitcoin’s entire trading history, with a percentage daily drop that has not been seen since 2013.

While previous extreme volatility events featured a fairly strong fundamental basis of reasoning around the price…


Nexus Mutual Comes of Age

We have been waiting for this moment for a while: Nexus Mutual, a startup we seed-funded and where we were also the almost first ETH contributor to their ETH Capital Pool, has had its first successful smart contract cover claim and payout after the bZx exploit. This means a claim…

KR1 plc

KR1 plc is Europe's leading publicly listed investment company focused on blockchain and decentralised technologies (KR1:AQSE). KR1 was founded in March 2016.

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