Tag Archives: Cryptocurrencies

A Fidelity-backed firm that’s been quietly moving crypto around for large trading firms has secured $16 million in Series A

A Fidelity-backed firm that’s been quietly moving crypto around for large trading firms has secured $16 million in Series A

While many cryptocurrency custodians and exchanges busy themselves with building secure wallets to store digital assets, fewer companies recognize the need for safe transitions of crypto assets between those wallets. Fireblocks, which already counts over-the-counter trading firms Galaxy Digital and Genesis Global Trading as customers, aims to fill that gap. Previously operating under stealth mode, […]

Bitcoin Becomes “Money,” One Satoshi Now More Valuable Than Some National Currencies

Bitcoin Becomes “Money,” One Satoshi Now More Valuable Than Some National Currencies

Bitcoin has been dubbed a lot of things by many different people. It’s digital gold; a store of value; a cryptocurrency; it’s rat poison; it’s freedom from inflation; it’s borderless. But at its core, the one thing it aims to become the most, is money. Many argue that Bitcoin has many years to go before it can be […]

How The Super Rich Are Buying Up Bitcoin

How The Super Rich Are Buying Up Bitcoin

Far from the murky, impersonal world of online bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges, the world’s wealthiest who want to buy bitcoin do it through an office in west London’s upmarket Mayfair—and the relatively new service is becoming increasingly popular amongst the super rich with an interest in crypto. The Dadiani Syndicate, which styles itself as an investment “platform for […]

IMF AND WORLD BANK FIND A NEW WAY TO UNDERSTAND CRYPTO

IMF AND WORLD BANK FIND A NEW WAY TO UNDERSTAND CRYPTO

Digital assets have found a place in numerous industries, where they are positioned to make the existing systems more efficient. Some of these industries include finance, art, real estate, food, and shipping — and the applicability will continue growing. For example, Bitcoin is great for sending money from one point to the other and paying for goods and services. It benefits those who […]

Coinbase To Fill Gap In Stablecoin Market As Tether Faces Criticism

Coinbase To Fill Gap In Stablecoin Market As Tether Faces Criticism

As Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at Coinbase, Emilie Choi puts it, a stablecoin is a “digital programmable dollar” and let’s be honest, the leading stablecoin, Tether hasn’t had a good few weeks. Given the scandal with Bitfinex, there is a hole for a competitor to come out and take over the stablecoin space. It now seems […]