Week Ending 02.17.19
PROVIDENCE ST. JOSEPH HEALTH ACQUIRES LUMIDEC
SOCIAL REALITY ISSUING TRACKING SHARES IN TOKEN
NEW YORK APPROVES THIRD CRYPTO ATM OPERATOR
BLOCK X HIRES CEO & CFO
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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Providence St. Joseph Health, the Renton, Washington-based healthcare services firm, said it acquired Lumidec, a healthcare payments company using blockchain.
Social Reality, or SRAX, the Los Angeles, California-based marketing company, said it is issuing 20,000 tracking shares to users of its BIGToken, a blockchain where consumers can sell access to their personal data.
In December, CFO JP Hannan stepped down for unspecified reasons. He was replaced in January by Michael Malone, who was previously vice president of finance at Westwood One, a unit of New York-based broadcasting firm Cumulus Media.
In August the company hired George Stella to run its packaged goods unit, SRAXshopper, as vice president. Stella joined from Yieldbot, the digital advertising company.
Chainalysis, the New York City-based cryptocurrency compliance and investigation services firm, said it raised USD 30m in a Series B led by Accel.
LEGAL & REGULATORY
Cottonwood Vending, the New York City-based cryptocurrency ATM machine operator, has received approval to operate in the state New York, according to an XBT report. The license is the third for a cryptocurrency ATM operator from the New York Department of Financial Services .