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October 10, 2018

Weekly Crypto News Roundup for October 10, 2018: Paypal, Startups, XRP, and Venezuela

Welcome To This Week's Cryptocurrency News Roundup

Each week, we will provide you with some of the latest news from around the crypto and blockchain world. We know how quickly this space changes (or hopefully, surges), so we want to offer you a snapshot from the digital coin universe from the last week.

Here's the news for the week of October 10, 2018:

Venezuelans Must Now Pay Passport Fees with the Government’s Petro Cryptocurrency
Starting next week, Venezuelans will have to pay their passport fees with the petro, the controversial state-supported cryptocurrency that is allegedly backed by oil.

TRON CEO and Former RippleLabs Chief Weighs in on XRP Price Surge
Ethereum World News
Justin Sun Expands on Ripple for Global Payments and the Opportunity for TRX.

Using PayPal For Bitcoin
Coinbase is reportedly close to striking a deal with investment firm Tiger Global Management LLC that would make the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency company one of the highest valued startups in the United States at an $8 billion valuation.

Crypto Startups ShapeShift and Veem Among CNBC’s Upstart 100 List
The Daily Hodl
Shapeshift and Veem are among the cryptocurrency-related companies that made this year’s Upstart 100 List published by CNBC honoring creative entrepreneurs.

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