Carbon Trading, Now On Blockchain

Cryptocurrency meets carbon trading. That’s the pitch from Nori, a new Seattle-based startup, that just raised $4 million in funding from cryptocurrency focused investors including Placeholder, North Island Ventures, Tenacious Ventures, and a big, privately held agriculture multinational that the company declined to disclose. Founded by Paul Gambill, a former Deloitte Technology employee who left…

Bitcoin-related ads are now streaming on Disney+ in some regions thanks to Zebpay

Crypto exchange Zebpay has launched a campaign with ads featuring Bitcoin during the Indian Premier League cricket games. As reported by Twitter user Mohit Rai Sharma, ads for Zebpay appeared on Indian streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar during a series of cricket matches starting Sept. 19. “Learn about simple, secure Bitcoin,” the ads stated, directing viewers…

Brazilian Fund Manager Hashdex and Nasdaq to Launch World’s First Bitcoin ETF

Brazil’s Hashdex is teaming up with Nasdaq to bring the world’s first Bitcoin ETF to the Bermuda Stock Exchange. Regulated Brazilian fund manager Hashdex has inked a deal with Nasdaq to launch the world’s first crypto asset exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX). The stock exchange announced it had approved the ‘Hashdex…

Black Diamond Engagement Rings Growing in Demand

Although colorless diamonds are the most worldwide recognized in engagement rings, black and white diamond engagement rings are growing in popularity. Now regarded as “Fancy blacks,” naturally dark precious stones were historically held in low regard. There are only a few well-known black diamonds, such as the 67.50 Ct. Black Orlov also well-known as the…

Boeing Plans to Buy Brazilian Embraer

Boeing Co.’s purported bid for Embraer SA looks low. Boeing has been aggressively pursuing a takeover of the Brazilian regional jet maker, a remarkable shift for a company that dubbed a similar combination struck by Airbus SE and Bombardier Inc. in October “a questionable deal” that wouldn’t force it to change its strategic path. Many…