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01 June, 2020
Is Saga the future of stablecoin and a new monetary regime? [Interview with Ido Sadeh-Man]
The most essential difference between Libra and Saga is governance mechanism. In Saga, the owners of the currency and its "fate" so to speak are the SGA holders. Saga has a built-in democracy to prevent the case of plutocracy.
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16 May, 2020
Basket Currency Could Be the Answer to Hyperinflation, Says Founder of Saga
A stabilized coin, together with Bitcoin, might be the answer to fiat currency hyperinflation, says the founder of Saga.
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05 April, 2020
'Libra competitor' Saga token holders can now earn up to 9.9% annual interest
Saga Monetary Technologies, which claims to provide Facebook’s Libra-like stablecoin, has listed its token SGA on Celsius
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05 April, 2020
Tapping Into Tokenization for Fresh Ideas: Changing Finance, Gaming and More
With ongoing talks of Central Bank Digital Currencies and now even a possible digital dollar, tokenization continues to be a hot topic both in the crypto world and in traditional finance. It’s been a buzzword in the financial industry for a while now, and the concept is being explored by startups, established institutions and governments alike, through centralized and decentralized blockchain technology.
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31 March, 2020
Why Stablecoins Are Dangerous Crypto Investments When Markets Get Volatile
For years, I’ve heard economists recommend that people invest in cryptocurrency as a “safe haven” option for turbulent financial times. To be fair, they’ve been mostly proven right, since crypto investments do have a tendency to rise when the economy slows and people grow fearful about their financial safety.
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18 March, 2020
Keyless Wallet Provider Zengo Now Holds SGA Stablecoin
Saga Monetary Technologies’ SGA stablecoin is now compatible with keyless wallet ZenGo, thanks to a recent partnership between the two companies.
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14 March, 2020
Coronavirus changing life as we knew it
Ido Sadeh Man, Founder and Chairman of Saga, and Daniel Leon, President and co-founder of Celsius Network, discuss the impact of the Coronavirus and if the cryptosphere is as dead as the tourism industry?
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13 March, 2020
Bitcoin and the coronavirus: bulls vs bears
Will the coronavirus pandemic ultimately boost the price of Bitcoin and prove it to be a safe haven asset, or will people lose confidence in digital cash?
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25 February, 2020
Saga adds fiat onboarding as Corona outbreak bolsters safe haven assets
With the coronavirus showing no signs of letting up, and global markets responding accordingly, the search for safe haven assets intensifies.
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24 February, 2020
Saga Announces Partnership with On-ramping Provider, Carbon
Saga today announced a partnership with Carbon, a leader in payment solutions for the blockchain industry. As of today, users will be able to seamlessly purchase the Saga token (SGA) - the first global, stabilised, digital currency controlled by its holders - with credit or debit card through Carbon's on-ramp product, Fiber.
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02 February, 2020
Are cryptocurrencies an asset class for institutional investors?
Cryptocurrencies are sweeping the world in terms of news headlines but how should institutional investors react? Opinion on cryptoassets is polarised even if the ‘plumbing’, in the form of blockchain technology, is now widely accepted.
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15 January, 2020
“Libra Rival” Project Saga Now Listed on Bithumb Global
Saga, the token with a stellar advisory team comprising top industry experts in finance and economics, is now listed on Bithumb Global.
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14 January, 2020
Saga’s SGA Token Secures Bithumb Global Listing
The project’s SGA token listed on Bithumb Global on January 14, significantly broadening its liquidity and availability.
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14 January, 2020
Saga’s SGA Token Lands on Bithumb Global
SGA, Saga’s novel reserve-backed token, is now available for trading on Bithumb Global. The financial project, which is several years in the making, officially launched in December and hopes to bring digital currencies into the mainstream.
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12 January, 2020
Blockchain Interviews with Ido Sadeh Man, Founder of Saga
Blockchain Interviews with Ido Sadeh Man, Founder of Saga
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12 January, 2020
CTalk: Saga Behaves Like a Central Bank, Says Founder
Ido Sadeh Man, founder and chairman of Saga, spoke to CTech reporter Adi Pick at Calcalist’s The Future of Money conference in Tel Aviv
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19 December, 2019
Negative rates demonstrate shortcomings of currency
Negative short-term interest rates have become an important component of monetary policy, with their introduction in Sweden in 2009 later followed by the European Central Bank and Bank of Japan, among others.
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18 December, 2019
New Saga Crypto Implements AML, KYC Checks
A new form of cryptocurrency, called Saga, launched this week, with an eye toward answering some of the looming questions about the form.
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17 December, 2019
From Bitcoin to Saga: The four waves of digital currencies
Both Bitcoin and Libra took shape to challenge governments, but Saga wants to work with them
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17 December, 2019
Saga launches its cryptocurrency as Libra waits in the wings
The new digital currency’s experience could bring important lessons for Libra
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09 December, 2019
Saga Stablecoin Goes Live Backed By Basket of Fiat Currencies
Saga Monetary Technologies has finally launched its SGA stablecoin, and it's already planning to break away from its pegged basket of currencies.
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09 December, 2019
Saga Announces the Official Launch of the SGA Token
Saga today announces the launch of the Saga token (SGA), the first global, stabilised, digital currency controlled by its holders. SGA allows global citizens to store and move value without friction across borders - a need accelerated by the speed of globalisation.
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09 December, 2019
Saga Announces the Official Launch of the SGA Token
Saga today announces the launch of the Saga token (SGA), the first global, stabilised, digital currency controlled by its holders. SGA allows global citizens to store and move value without friction across borders - a need accelerated by the speed of globalisation.
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09 December, 2019
Blockchain company Saga announces token as an alternative to Libra
Saga today announces the launch of the Saga token (SGA), the first global, stabilised, digital currency controlled by its holders. SGA allows global citizens to store and move value without friction across borders – a need accelerated by the speed of globalisation.
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09 December, 2019
Why we Need to Untangle Currency from Politics (P. 30-31)
Money and politics are tied together. This is why we’ve seen the pound depreciate in value in the wake of capricious Brexit negotiations.
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09 December, 2019
Saga launches global, stabilised digital currency
Saga, a global, democratic, stabilised, non-anonymous digital currency, is launching today in an effort to build towards "worldwide money".
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09 December, 2019
A blockchain firm advised by Nobel laureate Myron Scholes just launched a rival to Facebook’s libra
Saga is launching a virtual currency which pegs its value to the basket of currencies that form the IMF’s special drawing rights.
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08 December, 2019
Four Crypto Projects to Keep Tabs on in 2020
If 2019 has been any indication, the following projects are likely to generate even bigger waves in 2020
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03 December, 2019
This Cryptocurrency Seems Designed For A Post-State Society
Upstart crypto company Saga wants to issue a new global currency on the blockchain. Just don’t call it a stablecoin.
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03 December, 2019
Who Needs a State-Backed Cryptocurrency, Anyway?
Saga, a project packing some serious economic and financial expertise, recently announced it’s launching its SGA token.
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27 December, 2019
Saga Announces Official Launch Date of its Token
Saga Monetary Technologies has just announced it plans to launch its Saga token (SGA) on December 10, according to a press release shared with iHodl.
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27 November, 2019
Will Saga's SGA Give Libra a Run for its Money?
Video Interview
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27 November, 2019
US Fed Weighs Up Potential CBDC as Countermove Against China
“The Fed has realized that cryptocurrencies, in one form or another, are here to stay,” says Saga’s chief economist, Barry Topf
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27 November, 2019
One Step Before Libra: $30M Backed Project to Launch First of a Kind Global Cryptocurrency
Created as a frictionless global currency, the SGA offers users the chance to move funds within its platform globally.
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27 November, 2019
More Than a Stablecoin? Saga Digital Currency Scheduled to Launch on December 10
A new digital currency called Saga, which is backed by a basket of currencies that mimics the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights, is set to launch on December 10.
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27 November, 2019
Saga Unveils A Stablecoin With A Twist
Saga Monetary Technologies unveiling a new ERC20 token that is backed by a basket of national currencies.
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26 November, 2019
Saga Monetary Technologies Launches Onboarding Process for the SGA Token
Saga Monetary Technologies' SGA Token is launching via its website with a full onboarding process as their mission to create a stabilized currency for worldwide use begins.
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26 November, 2019
Saga Announces Official Launch Date of SGA Token and Opens Online Onboarding Process
Saga Monetary Technologies (Saga) is delighted to announce that its Saga token (SGA) will launch on Tuesday 10 December 2019. In advance of this, its full onboarding process is now open online.
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26 November, 2019
New Saga ERC-20 tokens onboarding begins
Saga ERC-20 tokens will soon be available, and their onboarding process has already begun.
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26 November, 2019
Quicker Than Libra: SAGA To Launch A Stablecoin Pegged To SDR
Libra’s announcement earlier this year brought a lot of mixed reactions, but it also attracted a lot of attention towards the field, causing other teams to think in this direction. One of these is Saga Monetary Technologies’ token dubbed SGA, which will be launched on December 10th. SGA token will be pegged to the Special Drawing Right monetary reserve.
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26 November, 2019
Saga starts onboarding process for its ERC-20 token
Saga Monetary Technologies announced today that it will launch its Saga token (SGA) on Dec. 10, with a full onboarding process now accessible on its website.
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26 November, 2019
Everything Libra did wrong, Saga’s stabilized currency is doing right
Saga replicates the International Monetary Fund’s basket of currencies, the SDR.
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26 November, 2019
Saga Launches Onboarding Process for New Type of Crypto Asset
Saga Monetary Technology has launched the onboarding process for individuals to purchase the ERC-20 token, which will be launched on December 10, 2019.
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26 November, 2019
Backed by Bigwig Advisors, Saga Launches SGA Token on Dec 10
Utilizing a basket of currencies that replicate the IMF's SDR, Saga offers a more common asset to back its token.
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26 November, 2019
Mangrove, Vertex and Lightspeed Venture Backed Stablecoin To Launch after $30M 2018 Investment
The global rise of cryptocurrencies has been something of a miracle. Just ten years old, the new currency format has already begun to proliferate at a remarkable rate.
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26 November, 2019
Saga Announces Official Launch Date of SGA Token And Opens Online Onboarding Process
Saga Monetary Technologies (Saga) is delighted to announce that its Saga token (SGA) will launch on Tuesday 10 December 2019.
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21 August, 2019
Beyond the Valley (Podcast)
Facebook’s Libra: What is it, and can it take crypto mainstream?
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26 August, 2019
Facebook libra: Could regulators crush Mark Zuckerberg’s dream cryptocurrency?
Watchdogs have warned that without tight regulations libra could be used for money laundering and financing terrorism. They have also raised concerns over the potential risks it poses to data protection and cyber resilience.
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07 July, 2019
Blockchain outfit Saga selects FIS tech for treasury unit
Saga, a monetary startup aimed at creating blockchain-based currency designed to bring stability to international exchange, announced today that it has recently selected FIS (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, to deploy its Integrity SaaS solution to manage the Saga treasury unit’s back office and its reserves.
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30 June, 2019
Breaking free from the consumer-citizen deadlock
How does Facebook’s Libra relate to the current frustration of individuals with their governments and why will it probably only make things worse?
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25 June, 2019
This Israeli Cryptocurrency May Be Giving Facebook a Run for Its Money
Ido Sadeh Man announced Saga some 18 months before Facebook unveiled Libra, with a vision for democratic management and host of big names
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20 June, 2019
What Is Libra? Breaking Down Facebook’s New Digital Currency
What Is Libra? Breaking Down Facebook’s New Digital Currency
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18 June, 2019
Why politicians and regulators are already going after Facebook's Libra
Facebook’s plan to launch a new global cryptocurrency has met with immediate backlash from politicians and policy-makers around the world.
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10 April, 2019
"Stablecoins Might Be Stable, but Are They Actually Coins?"
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02 April, 2019
"Saga’s Ido Sadeh Man Joins the Barcelona Event Stablecoin Panel"
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28 March, 2019
"Regulatory flexibility drives Asia's cryptocurrency markets"
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27 March, 2019
"Top 10 Most Promising Crypto Startups For 2019"
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13 February, 2019
"The true potential of blockchain enabled solutions lies in a new structure of agreement"
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03 February, 2019
"Is central bank independence still relevant?"
Former Bank of Israel monetary policy committee member, now Chief Economist at the Saga Foundation, Barry Topf, looks at the declining independence of central banks around the world and the alternative offered by crypto and blockchain-based solutions
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19 December, 2018
"Bringing Regulation and Consumer Awareness For Digital Currency On A Global Scale"
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22 March, 2018
“Economists' cryptocurrency aims to avoid pitfalls of bitcoin”
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23 March, 2018
“Saga is the thinking person’s cryptocurrency”
As we enter the third age of crypto – the first being Satoshi’s White Paper phase and the second being the exchange phase – we find ourselves in a maze of twisty tokens, all different. Enter Saga.
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22 March, 2018
"Saga lands $30 million to create a new breed of stable cryptocurrency"
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22 March, 2018
"A Nobel-winning economist is part of a team launching a low-volatility cryptocurrency"