Iranian Banks to Issue Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency

A gold-backed cryptocurrency has reportedly been launched in Iran. The new currency was developed by blockchain startup Ghoghnoos Company in consultation with four Iranian banks: Bank Mellat, Bank...
Warren Hayes | Feb 08, 2019 12:01

Iran Moves Toward Liberalizing Crypto Use

Details are beginning to emerge from Iran as to how the heavily US-sanctioned nation is making effort to bypass its very economic and financial restrictions – by leveraging the use of...
Warren Hayes | Feb 05, 2019 04:08

Iran to Launch Its State-backed Cryptocurrency

Iran will soon launch its first state-backed cryptocurrency in order to deal with the oil and finance sanctions imposed by the Trump administration last summer. Some of Iranian banks are being denied...
Robin Wong | Jan 29, 2019 11:50