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DigitalX – November 21, 2016
DigitalX recently attended the Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, and, true to it’s billing as the largest payments and financial innovation event in the world, Money20/20 did not disappoint! READ MORE


DigitalX November Newsletter

DigitalX – November 16, 2016
Welcome to the November edition of the DigitalX Newsletter. As the weather gets colder and the leaves begin to fall in Boston, we continue to stay focused on enhancing our international mobile money application, AirPocket. READ MORE


DigitalX October Newsletter

DigitalX – October 5, 2016
Welcome to the October edition of the DigitalX Newsletter. In this newsletter we will discuss the results of our fiscal year Annual Report, as well as the expansion of the AirPocket mobile top up service across Latin America. Finally, we will end with an in depth market update on blockchain technology. READ MORE


With a $10 payment, NAB starts to unlock blockchain

DigitalX – September 21, 2016
It was one small transfer for National Australia Bank, one giant leap for Australian banks. NAB says it has successfully transferred $10 across the world using blockchain – the algorithmic technology that underpins cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. READ MORE


DigitalX August Newsletter

DigitalX – August 30, 2016
Welcome to the August edition of the DigitalX Newsletter. In this newsletter we will discuss the latest feature that has been added to our mobile application, AirPocket Requests! READ MORE


Why bitcoin’s price could be poised to shoot higher

DigitalX – July 9, 2016
Currency traders are seemingly obsessed with trying to predict the Federal Reserve’s next move, meticulously analyzing every word of every official communique for clues about the future path of monetary policy. READ MORE

June Newsletter

DigitalX – June 29, 2016
Welcome to the June edition of the DigitalX Newsletter. This past month has seen significant developments at DigitalX, most importantly the launch of our mobile application, AirPocket! READ MORE


Blockchain powers remittance app

DigitalX – June 27, 2016
Blockchain startup DigitalX has announced a partnership with the Latin American telecommunications company Telefónica to bring its money transfer and remittance app AirPocket to Latin America. The app was designed to offer a cheaper alternative to mainstream money transfer services, according to a press release. READ MORE


Blockchain-based AirPocket app inks deal with Latin American telecom giant

DigitalX – June 22, 2016
DigitalX, a blockchain-based software solutions company, recently announced that it has joined forces with Latin American telecom giant Telefónica to market its money transfer and remittance app, AirPocket, across Latin America. READ MORE

May Newsletter

DigitalX – May 4, 2016
Welcome to the May edition of the DigitalX Newsletter. In this newsletter we will provide updates from our March Quarterly Report, which we filed with the ASX on April 29. READ MORE

March Newsletter

DigitalX – March 30, 2016
Welcome to the March edition of the DigitalX Newsletter. The first three months of the year has been earmarked with a number of significant developments including two key partnerships, which puts the Company at a significant inflection point as it rolls out its blockchain-based app, AirPocket. READ MORE

February Newsletter

DigitalX – February 09, 2016
Welcome to the February edition of the DigitalX Newsletter. In this edition we will take a look at our 2016 Predictions in FinTech. READ MORE

December Newsletter

DigitalX – December 22, 2015
Welcome to the DigitalX December newsletter. In this newsletter we’ll review our 2015 accomplishments as we anticipate an amazing New Year ahead! READ MORE

November Newsletter

DigitalX – November 19, 2015
Welcome to the DigitalX November newsletter! We have accomplished a lot in the past month and we are excited to fill you in. Stay tuned for the latest company and market updates! READ MORE

Digital CC: ASX Spotlight Series

Finance News Network – March 31, 2015
The digital payments company’s presentation provides an overview of its operations in the context of a digital currency revolution. READ MORE

DigitalBTC Launches Mining Contracts Platform DigitalX Mintsy

CoinDesk – March 3, 2015
Australian bitcoin company digitalBTC has launched digitalX Mintsy, a new service that allows users to lease their computer processing power for cryptocurrency mining and trade contracts via its online marketplace. READ MORE

DigitalBTC boss defends bitcoin amid half-year losses

ZDNet – March 2, 2015
Zhenya Tsvetnenko, executive chairman of Australian-listed bitcoin company digitalBTC, has defended the digital currency’s potential despite its fluctuating value contributing to the company’s half-yearly loss. READ MORE

digitalBTC will be attending the ASX Spotlight Conference on Thursday 5 March at Le Parker Meridien in New York

ASX – February 17, 2015
The aim of the event is for digitalBTC to highlight its investment proposition as an integrated payments technology company whilst presenting to a targeted number of institutional investors via one on one meetings.

digitalBTC will provide investors exposure to the potential of the technology behind digital currencies and to its latest FinTech products under development. READ MORE

DigitalBTC Inks Deal With Spondoolies-Tech to Expand Mining Operation

CoinDesk – January 23, 2015
Australian bitcoin company digitalBTC is expanding its mining capacity and entering a new contract with data centre provider Verne Global. The company said it is acquiring new bitcoin mining hardware from manufacturer Spondoolies-Tech. READ MORE

Tech focus as Norwood Systems, rent.com.au boost backdoor moves

Business News – January 19, 2015
A surge in the number of backdoor listings was one of the few positives on the stock market in 2014, and two new deals for technology companies show there is more to come. READ MORE

Yonder & Beyond pushes back ASX listing

Australian Financial Review – January 5, 2015
IPO watch ASIC scrutiny on tech start-ups Yonder & Beyond, an “incubator” that invests in and provides support to fledgling technology enterprises, has delayed plans to go public as the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ramps up its scrutiny of a rush of technology start-ups in backdoor listings via the shells of failed resources companies. READ MORE

Tech firms turn tables on former predators

Weekend Australian – December 27, 2014
A DECADE ago, Australian technology stocks left bleeding by the bursting of the dotcom bubble became the target of reverse takeovers by resources companies riding a wave of soaring Asian demand. Now, the opposite is happening. The end of Australia’s lengthy mining boom has left a vast pit of casualties, including many small exploration companies unable to hang on after commodities prices tumbled. Those companies are being courted by tech start-ups from Singapore to Silicon Valley, which want access to stockmarket investors but are unwilling to take on the risk, costs or time to do an initial public offering. READ MORE

Rights to bitcoin.com.au sold, former owner cites possible malware issues

Start Up Smart – November 27, 2014
Australian company DigitalCC has given up the rights to the domain name bitcoin.com.au, just a few months after buying it for $US23,000 ($A27,000).READ MORE

Bitcoin hoard no remedy for negative cashflow

ZDNet – October 20, 2014
Australian-listed bitcoin mining company Digital CC Limited, which trades as digitalBTC, has claimed cash reserves of AU$4.36 million at the end of September, but reported a negative net operating cash flow of AU$-261,000 for the quarter.READ MORE

Bitcoin Group aims to raise $20 million with ASX listing

Start Up Smart – October 14, 2014
Bitcoin Group, the entity behind Melbourne-based bitcoin arbitrage fund Bitcoins Reserve, is set to list on the ASX next month. The company wants to raise $20 million at 20 cents a share, as it looks to capitalise on short-term gains from its arbitrage fund and “medium-term” profits from bitcoin mining.READ MORE

Bitcoin hopeful eyes ASX listing

The Sydney Morning Herald – October 14, 2014
Melbourne-based Bitcoin Group is hoping to list on the Australian Securities Exchange in November, making it one of the first bitcoin companies to float on an official stock exchange as governments across the world crack down on the largely unregulated digital currency sector.READ MORE

TeraExchange Completes First Bitcoin Derivatives Trade on Regulated Exchange

BusinessWeek – October 10, 2014
SUMMIT, N.J., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — TeraExchange announced today the first bitcoin
derivative transaction to be executed on a regulated exchange.READ MORE

Geothermal Gold: Why Bitcoin Mines are Moving to Iceland

Published in two publications: Yahoo News, UK & Ireland & International Business Times – October 8, 2014
In a small industrial park on a south-westerly lava plain peninsula of Iceland, a steadily expanding server farm is pumping out plumes of steam – and millions of dollars worth of bitcoin.READ MORE

Call to make Bitcoins legal tender

The Australian – October 3, 2014
Australia stood to lose billions of dollars at the expense of tens of thousands of jobs if digital currencies were not widely recognised as legal tender, a peak industry body has said. Bitcoin operators want several hurdles removed, and one major bugbear is the tax office classifying digital currencies as an asset instead of money or foreign currency.READ MORE

Lithex appoints Shaw in $10m raising

Business News – October 2, 2014
Final steps are under way for Perth-based global marketing venture Mpire Media’s reverse takeover of Lithex Resources, with the junior explorer appointing Shaw Stockbroking as lead manager to its $ 10 million capital raising. Lithex announced in September it had entered into a share purchase and sale agreement to acquire Livelynk Group Pty Ltd, the operator of Mpire Media, following the heads of agreement announcement in July.READ MORE

Hedge Fund GABI Makes First Bitcoin Purchase via DigitalBTC

CoinDesk – September 24, 2014
The Global Advisors Bitcoin Investment Fund (GABI) has completed its first initial offer period and made its first purchase of bitcoin, according to the company. While the amount of cyptocurrency purchased has not been announced, it is clear that the fund delayed the move to make the most of the current decrease in the bitcoin price. GABI is incorporated in the island of Jersey and is possibly the world’s first regulated bitcoin investment fund. READ MORE

Government assistance & the tech sector

Finance News Network – September 19, 2014
Depending on your definition ‘startup’ companies are tech based and have the potential for rapid growth through scale. This gives the tech sector a unique trait of seeing companies grow at a rapid pace.READ MORE

Digital CC to expand into digital currency markets

Finance News Network – September 17, 2014
Digital CC Limited (ASX:DCC) has formed a joint venture to enter additional currency markets. The JV will be called digitalX Mintsy and include the owners of digital currency trading site Cryptsy. digitalX Mintsy will provide various crypto-currency mining services to digital currency users.READ MORE

Let’s put some lipstick on this pig

Weekend Australian – August 30, 2014
Anatara life sciences (not yet listed) CRITERION trusts that delicate readers aren’t about to eat, because today’s subject is pigs and diarrhoea (scour) prevention. Intensive pork farming means scour is more prevalent and so, too, is the use of antibiotics. Like pig sties, antibiotics in food are seriously on the nose. Backed by Wilson HTM, Anatara is on a quest to raise $7 million to bring its porcine antibiotic alternative, Detach, to market.READ MORE

Digital CC shows promise for bitcoin future

Business News– August 29, 2014
Bitcoin trader Digital CC has claimed a profitable entry into the computer-generated currency sector, highlighting a $630,146 profit for five months of business, despite the vehicle through which it conducted a backdoor listing recording an $11.8 million loss for the financial year.READ MORE

Bitcoin mining gives DigitalBTC $0.6m in underlying profit

ZDNet– August 29, 2014
Just over a quarter of a year after completing its reverse takeover of Macro Energy, DigitalBTC has posted its first yearly results, with the underlying numbers showing that there is money to be made in the non-existent hills.READ MORE

DigitalBTC Reports $4 Million Revenue in Preliminary Annual Results

Coindesk– August 29, 2014
DigitalBTC has released the first set of financial results for a publicly traded bitcoin company.READ MORE

BitBeat: More People Know About Bitcoin, But Few Willing to Use it

The Wall Street Journal– August 27, 2014
While awareness of cryptocurrencies is rising, very few people have actually used them. A new survey, from the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and the Massachusetts Division of Banks, found that 51% of people in the U.S. were aware of bitcoin and other currencies, albeit only about 3% had said they used it.READ MORE

DigitalBTC’s New Mining Centre Powered 100% by Renewable Energy

Coindesk– August 27, 2014
Australian bitcoin firm digitalBTC has announced a multi-year hosting and power supply agreement with Verne Global – a UK-based company specialised in “power-conscious” data centre solutions.READ MORE

Young Rich lister Zhenya Tsvetnenko shoots for the Bitcoin big time

Business Review Weekly– July 28, 2014
Not so long ago, Zhenya Tsvetnenko had no problem showing off his wealth. At 27 years of age, the Russian-born Tsvetnenko – valued at $60 million on the 2013 BRW Young Rich list – who moved to Perth when he was 12, had built a business from his Canning Vale lounge room that was throwing off $2.5 million in profits a month.READ MORE

Major bitcoin ATM roll-out on the way

Australian Financial Review– July 25, 2014
Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane may soon boast their own bitcoin ATM machines in shopping centres as popularity of the world’s most high-profile digital currency soars across Australia. Chris Guzowski, founder and chief executive of ABA Technology which provides bitcoin ATMs in Australia, said the company planned to roll out five more ATMs by September in various capital cities, including the Gold Coast “They’ll be installed in September, and then well go in for another big order in September or October,” he told The Australian Financial Review.READ MORE

Bitcoin miner hails results

The Australian– July 24, 2014
Digital currency firm Digital CC has increased the number of bitcoins it has earned from bitcoin “mining” and says the bitcoin system is going from strength to strength.READ MORE

Digital CC says its digital currency mining of bitcoin strengthening

Herald Sun, BUSINESS– July 24, 2014
DIGITAL currency company Digital CC has increased the number of bitcoins it has earned from bitcoin “mining” and says the bitcoin system is going from strength to strength.READ MORE

Bitcoins show result for Digital CC

WA Business News– July 24, 2014
Perth company Digital CC has revealed its first sales results for investment in the virtual bitcoin industry with revenue reaching $US2.1 million to the end of June 2014.READ MORE

Bit Trade eyes legalities for licence application

Australian Financial Review – July 15, 2014
Bit Trade Australia is applying for an Australian Financial Services Licence as the company attempts to test the waters of wealth management and merchant services, despite the risk and volatility surrounding bitcoin – the world’s most famous digital currency. Bit Trade, one of Australia’s largest bitcoin exchange providers, has engaged Melbourne law firm Holley Nethercote, commercial and financial services lawyers to launch its AFSL application within the next two weeks.READ MORE

Bitcoin is ‘here to stay’ and in need of attention

Australian Financial Review– July 11, 2014
The Australian government needs to pay closer attention to the meteoric rise of bitcoin and its regulation in the local market, as businesses and customers in¬creasingly turn to the world’s most famous digital currency for transactions.READ MORE

Shelling out for a backdoor listing

The Australian – July 9, 2014
BEHIND the flurry of big-ticket initial public offerings, a growing cohort of smaller enterprises are availing of backdoor listings as a perceived faster and cheaper means of achieving a listing. Corporate dealmakers report strong interest in demand for shell companies: suspended or still listed entities that have failed in their original remit of finding Lasseter’s Reef, cracking a cancer cure or cornering the barramundi export market.READ MORE

Technology companies change shape of small caps sector

Australian Financial Review– July 2, 2014
Resources companies may have dragged down Australia’s small caps in the past financial year, but a growing band of technology companies is changing the shape of the sector.READ MORE

We’ll do Bitcoin properly: digitalBTC

West Australian – June 17, 2014
Tech entrepreneur Zhenya Tsvetnenko says the future of Bitcoin is stable, with collapse of Mt Gox, the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, giving his company an example of what not to do. Speaking yesterday after the Bitcoin company he chairs, Perth-based digitalBTC, closed its first day on the Australian Stock Exchange at 28.5″ above its 20″ prospectus price Mr Tsvetnenko said the listing was part of its drive for transparency.READ MORE

New tech play offers a licence to mine money

The Australian – June 17, 2014
DigitalCC (DCC) 28.5c
IT’S hard to overlook a company that literally has the ability to create money and we’re not talking about the Royal Mint’s potential privatisation. DigitalCC, trading as digital BTC, does this by verifying bitcoin transactions with computer algorithms and earning units of the online currency as a reward.READ MORE

DigitalBTC Makes History With Australian Stock Market Debut

CoinDesk – June 15, 2014
Australian multi-service bitcoin company digitalBTC will make history today as the first bitcoin-focused company to trade on a major mainstream stock exchange.READ MORE

Resources plays change focus

Business News, Perth– June 9, 2014
Amid a capital drought, exploration companies are reinventing themselves.
CONTINUING weak investor appetite for junior resources stocks has led a growing number of exploration plays to change their business focus, with many moving into the technology sector.READ MORE

Macro Energy mints solid profit from Bitcoin mining

Proactive Investors Australia – May 6, 2014
Macro Energy (ASX: MEJ) should trade higher today after generating in excess of 1,700 Bitcoins in 42 days from the first installment of BitFury mining hardware on 20 March 2014.READ MORE

DigitalBTC Signs Bitcoin Mining Hardware Deal with BitFury

CoinDesk – April 7, 2014
DigitalBTC has inked a strategic hardware supply agreement with BitFury, one of the leading manufacturers of bitcoin mining equipment.READ MORE

Local IT and technology players woo investors

Business News, Perth – April 7, 2014
SPECIAL REPORT: Waning interest in the resources sector has encouraged a pick-up in IT and tech companies.READ MORE

Small windows of opportunity for finance

Business News, Perth – April 7, 2014
SPECIAL REPORT: The gold and technology sectors have experienced a boost in investment activity for the March quarter, but doubts remain over whether it will last.READ MORE

Australia’s first Bitcoin ATM days away

News.com.au – March 24, 2014
THE race to launch Australia’s first Bitcoin ATM is entering its final stages. The machines have been shipped and two firms — Australian Bitcoin ATMs and Krypto Currency Solutions — have confirmed to AAP they will each install one in Sydney’s CBD within weeks, possibly days.READ MORE

SMS tycoon makes foray into Bitcoin

Business Spectator – March 20, 2014
One week after launching on the ASX via a reverse takeover of Macro Energy, Australian crypto-currency firm digitalBTC has signed a deal with the world’s largest bitcoin mining software provider, CloudHashing.com. READ MORE

Bitcoin deal down under with Aussie firm and UK Bitcoin operation

Examiner.com – March 19, 2014
A win-win strategic partnership has been announced this afternoon by Australian investment firm Macro Energy Limited, which just acquired digitalBTC, and CloudHashing.com. READ MORE

DigitalBTC to Enter Strategic Partnership With CloudHashing.com

Coindesk – March 18, 2014
Australian investment firm Macro Energy Limited, which recently acquired digitalBTC, has announced a strategic agreement with CloudHashing.com– a company that lets customers pay to use its servers to mine bitcoin, rather than invest in their own rigs.READ MORE

Bitcoin deal down under with Aussie firm and UK Bitcoin operation

Examinier.com – March 18, 2014
A win-win strategic partnership has been announced this afternoon by Australian investment firm Macro Energy Limited, which just acquired digitalBTC, andCloudHashing.com, a company that allows customers to pay to use its servers to mine bitcoin, reports CoinDesk this afternoon.READ MORE

Macro target digitalBTC expands Bitcoin operations

Finance News Network – March 18, 2014
Investment fund Macro Energy Limited (ASX:MEJ) says its takeover target digitalBTC has inked a strategic agreement with the world’s largest cloud Bitcoin mining provider called CloudHashing.com.READ MORE

Macro Energy Shares Soar on Australian Stock Exchange Following Bitcoin Deal

Coindesk – March 14, 2014
Shares of Australian investment firm Macro Energy gained 42% yesterday, after news emerged that it plans to enter the bitcoin space and raise $9.1m ($8.2m) in funding.READ MORE

Bitcoin developer in ASX backdoor listing

The Australian – March 14, 2014
DIGITALBTC has become the nation’s first bitcoin business to trade on the Australian Securities Exchange after completing a backdoor listing by merging with investment vehicle Macro Energy. DigitalBTC, which was founded late last year by Perth-based technology entrepreneur Zhenya Tsvetnenko, develops digital currency mobile apps, provides a bitcoin trading desk and invests in technology to mine the lucrative crypto-currency.READ MORE

Macro Energy soars 42% after Bitcoin buy

Finance News Network – March 14, 2014
Shares in Macro Energy Limited (ASX:MEJ) soared yesterday after the resources-focused investment fund revealed a proposed restructure, new name and completion of a $9.1 million capital raising.READ MORE

Bitcoin miner lists on ASX

Delimiter – March 14, 2014
If you needed any further indication that we now live in the science fiction future long ago mapped out for us by visionary authors, then look no further. News arrived this week that an Australian digital currency company and Bitcoin mining concern, digitalBTC, has listed on the Australian Stock Exchange through a backdoor listing. You can find the full media release available online in PDF format, and here’s what the company’s chairman, serial entrepreneur Zhenya Tsvetnenko, had to say about the move:READ MORE

The Bitcoin Bugle: The Race is On

Dealbreaker – March 13, 2014
To regulate a certain sullied sort-of currency (or commodity?), that is.READ MORE

DigitalBTC becomes first Bitcoin-linked company to float

Financial Review – March 13, 2014
Perth rich-lister Zhenya Tsvetnenko has listed his Bitcoin company Digital CC on the Australian Securities Exchange through a mining backdoor, in the first move by a company associated with the virtual currency to go public.READ MORE