This week in crypto: April fools fun, SEC seeks Crypto Specialist, and Failed ICO now on Ebay? Keep Ngaged #12

Happy April second everyone and welcome to your weekly update on the crypto markets. We’ve got massive updates from many of our clients, so before we get into this week’s newsreel let’s take a look to see what all the buzz is about!

With a successful launch under their belt, is already looking to add new features to their site. Recently, progress was shown on their ‘snippet’ feature, where avid podcast listeners can save their favorite moments and useful insights from a podcast.


Eximchain’s governance app is now available as scheduled on the IOS and Android stores, allowing users to begin Token verification and Identity validation prior to participating in the governance process.


PayPie’s newest update showcased their progress both on their Cash Flow Calender project, as well as updated information involving the Single Ledger system they are developing. They have also submitted the final drafts of their updated whitepaper and audited financial statements, giving the regulators the documents they requested for reaching a decision on the project.



Failed ICOs seem to be a dime a dozen these days, however an entrepreneuring individual is now attempting to sell his idea on Ebay of all places. While the likelihood of him successfully selling the company is unknown, it is an interesting tale to read.

If you were concerned about your enjin and other Eth-20 tokens not being storable on your immortal Nokia 3310, worry no more! Enjin has you covered this April fools day.

In the land of the rising sun, DeCurrent unveiled a payment system that would allow users of the Suica card, a payment card issued by East Japan Railway Company, to be topped off with cryptocurrency. While there is only considerations of its implementation, railways on the blockchain my just become a thing in the future.

Analysis from around the web:

Let’s take a look at what a few experts have to say around the current price action of Bitcoin and Crypto. Please remember that these are strictly the opinions of third parties and these authors are not affiliated with Ngaged.

Sentiment and Politics:

The largest news to surface this week came from our friends at the SEC. It is now confirmed they are looking for an attorney advisor for their plans regarding crypto and blockchain assets. The hunt for an expert on the matter is incredible insight into how seriously the SEC is when it comes to their considerations regarding blockchain developments.

We’ll see throughout the week how the current markets reacts as news shifts. However with all the fun and festivities of April Fools over, what were some of your favorite pranks this year? Leave a note down in the comments as I love hearing about some of the shenanigans every year.

As always, this is Derek Clauson, signing off. I’ll see everyone next week!

What are your thoughts on the future of the crypto markets? Have you seen an article you would like featured? Leave a comment below and let us know what you’d like to see in upcoming issues. We’ll see you next week and remember to Keep Ngaged!

This issue of Keep Ngaged was brought to you by the community experts at Ngaged. If you’re looking to nurture a great community of your own for your crypto or blockchain company, be sure to check out and get in touch. To learn more, take a look at one of our recent articles on why community management matters.

About the author: When not chasing down the latest news and strategies in crypto marketing, Derek spends his time helping build up successful blockchain companies through and reading on the couch with his dogs.