Tag Archives: crypto

Non-Crypto Related-Figure Takes Control Of BTC Lighting Torch

Non-Crypto Related-Figure Takes Control Of BTC Lighting Torch

The campaign for Bitcoin adoption is still well underway as Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch takes a tour around the world, changing hands from one popular person to another. The founder of Locabitcoins, Jeremias Kangas held the torch and then handed it over to the former contestant for Miss Universe, Rosa-Maria Rytti. This is the second person outside of […]

Crypto Fund Managers: Pensions Need Bitcoin “Now”

Crypto Fund Managers: Pensions Need Bitcoin “Now”

Millions the world over rely on pensions for their retirement. But, data gathered by Bloomberg and the American Federal Reserve has revealed that such funds, which act as economic lifelines for the soon-to-be-retired, aren’t doing too hot. In fact, Mark Yusko, a prominent American investor, recently claimed that the pension soon may get “truly ugly” […]

Crypto Lender Dharma Officially Launches on Ethereum Blockchain

Crypto Lender Dharma Officially Launches on Ethereum Blockchain

Opportunities to earn interest on your crypto are increasing, and Dharma is the latest to enter the fray. Announced Monday, lending startup Dharma is now open to everyone. Lenders and borrowers are matched peer-to-peer to set up crypto lending terms in a non-custodial fashion, governed by Dharma’s smart contracts. Dharma will differentiate itself from others in the market […]

Bitcoin Whales Pushing BTC Price Higher, ‘Dry Powder’ Ready for Crypto Boom: Analyst Tom Lee

Bitcoin Whales Pushing BTC Price Higher, ‘Dry Powder’ Ready for Crypto Boom: Analyst Tom Lee

Fundstrat co-founder and head of research Tom Lee says some of the oldest and largest Bitcoin whales in existence are steadily accumulating and pushing the price of BTC higher. On CNBC’s Squawk Box, Lee said a number of whales who sold when Bitcoin approached all-time highs in the last bear market are now getting back […]

Algo Hedge Funds Join Cast of Suspects Seen Behind Bitcoin Surge

Algo Hedge Funds Join Cast of Suspects Seen Behind Bitcoin Surge

Add algorithmic hedge funds to the list of suspects behind Tuesday’s sudden surge in Bitcoin that had the true believers in the digital asset world heralding a renaissance in the most-popular cryptocurrency. Long the bane of traditional discretionary traders in areas such as equities for exaggerating price moves and volatility, these computer-run strategies have been […]

Atomic Capital Makes Crypto’s Most Aggressive Lending Offer Yet

Atomic Capital Makes Crypto’s Most Aggressive Lending Offer Yet

Atomic Capital, an asset tokenization startup founded last year, is entering the crypto-backed lending field, with a seemingly aggressive loan offer. Announced Wednesday, the New York-based company will provide U.S. dollar loans for up to 85 percent of the value of the bitcoin or ether pledged as collateral, which appears to be the most generous […]

TOP BITCOIN FAUCETS

TOP BITCOIN FAUCETS

Bitcoin users adoption is something that is continuously talked about due to the need to sustain the growing world of cryptocurrency. Developers and other users within the space are becoming increasingly creative with their crypto-centered applications, aimed at fostering bitcoin transactions adoption. However, where those outside the industry are concerned, incentives matter the most. The crypto community […]

TechCrunch Founder’s Crypto Fund Tops $100 Million, Completes First Acquisition

TechCrunch Founder’s Crypto Fund Tops $100 Million, Completes First Acquisition

One of Arrington XRP Capital’s largest limited partners (LPs) has injected a fresh $30 million into the digital asset firm, according to its founder Michael Arrington. “The reason is, like everyone, we didn’t do particularly great last year, but we did better than the market. And that was a win,” Arrington told CoinDesk. With the […]

Crypto Tidbits: Square Looks To Bolster Bitcoin, Binance Goes Down Under, SBI Delves Into Mining

Crypto Tidbits: Square Looks To Bolster Bitcoin, Binance Goes Down Under, SBI Delves Into Mining

Another week, another Crypto Tidbits. The past seven days were, by many measures, an interesting period for the cryptocurrency space. Mainstream adoption moved ever closer, more money poured into this space, and infrastructure was built out. But, one report claimed that 95% of all Bitcoin trading activity could be entirely false, setting a harrowing precedent […]