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Bitcoin Trolls New 52 Week Lows, Has Lost 60% of its Value Since Beginning of the Year

Bitcoin is bombing once again – proving if anything, that the world’s most popular digital asset is a great vehicle for volatility and swing trading. While it could be the overall slumping markets as traditional assets are lower too, or perhaps it is the fact… Read More

Fintech Platform iCapital Announces Investment from Bank of America

iCapital, the global fintech platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing for the asset and wealth management industries, announced that Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) has made a strategic investment in the company, “deepening a partnership that began in 2018.” iCapital will use the… Read More

Dalmore Group, Broker of Record, Comments on Ongoing, Successful Boxabl Securities Crowdfunding Offer

Boxabl is currently raising capital on two different investment crowdfunding platforms: StartEngine and Republic. As was previously reported, Boxabl is aiming to raise up to $1.07 billion in a Reg D – Reg A+ funding round. The funding is divvied up with a $500 million Reg… Read More

HBAR CEO on Crypto Markets: I don’t think the bottom is in

While Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group, says he is buying Bitcoin right now, others are not so convinced the bottom is in. Shayne Higdon, co-founder and CEO of the HBAR Foundation, believes there is more pain on the way. HBAR Foundation… Read More

How Low Will It Go? Bitcoin Sinks Further as it Breaches $20K

Bitcoin, along with the broader crypto market, continues to sink lower having finally breached the $20,000 mark  – now trading at around $18,500. It was just last November that Bitcoin was hitting new all-time highs of around $68,000. Bitcoin last traded under $20K back at… Read More

GlobalBlock: Systemic Issues, Insolvency Rumblings, Unwinding Leverage Creates a Crypto Trifecta for Decline

A crypto trifecta for the decline? Seems like it. The bad news keeps rolling in from the possibility of insolvency at crypto lender Celsius, a rapid reduction in leverage, and trouble at a large blockchain hedge fund, things aren’t so good right now.  Marcus Sotiriou,… Read More

SeedInvest: 90% of Startups Fail – Our Due Diligence Helps

SeedInvest, a leading securities crowdfunding platform in the US that is expanding its business into Europe, has published a timely blog post addressing the challenging fact that most startups fail. In fact, SeedInvest points to data that indicates that 90% of all startups fail. That… Read More

GlobalBlock Analyst: Crypto Market Drop Due to “Fear surrounding the insolvency risk”

Marcus Sotiriou, an Analyst at the UK-based GlobalBlock (TSXV:BLOK), believes the decline in crypto markets and the sinking value of Bitcoin is due to fear surrounding the insolvency risk – pointing a finger at Celsius, a large crypto platform that halted all withdrawals today without… Read More

DTCC Looks to Protect Against “Risks of Digital Innovation”

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is looking to advise financial services firms with a new white paper that highlights the “risks of digital innovation.” The document is entitled “The Power of Technology Resilience: A Framework for the Industry,” and reviews the heightened risk… Read More

Genesis May Report: Is a Bottom Close for Bitcoin?

The past few months have been difficult for crypto markets AND traditional securities. Both markets have flailed as inflation has rocketed higher and the Federal Reserve moves to battle rising prices by ending quantitative easing and raising interest rates. Crypto, once viewed as “digital gold”… Read More

Head of Blockchain and Crypto Research at Uphold Slams Ethereum: “A garden of Eden for hackers”

    “We still believe The Merge will not happen.” Dr. Martin Hiesboeck, Head of Blockchain and Crypto Research at Uphold – a trading platform, has issued a statement slamming Ethereum while hammering creator Vitalik Buterin for his erratic and emotional Tweets. Hiesboeck is of the… Read More

Jaime Hildreth, WestCap Partner and Addepar Board Member, Shares Key Industry Insights

WestCap made an investment in Addepar via its Strategic Operator Fund and as a partner at the firm, Jaime Hildreth has had a “front-row seat” to witness Addepar’s steady growth in recent years. Her experience at the “nexus” of technology and private capital markets brings… Read More

Reg A+ Expert and Securities Attorney Sara Hanks: There are much better quality companies using Reg A now

Reg A+ is one of three exemptions created under the JOBS Act of 2012 that legalized online capital formation or securities crowdfunding. Reg CF (Regulation Crowdfunding) initially allowed issuers to raise just $1.07 million (now $5 million), while Reg A+ allowed firms to raise up… Read More

Genesis Comments on Crypto Correlation as Markets Stumble

Noelle Acheson, Head of Market Insights at Genesis, has distributed some perspective on why crypto correlations spike during times of “uncertainty.” Markets have been in a tumble – both crypto and traditional markets have retrenched as fears of a looming recession along with Giga high… Read More

Ebb and Flow: Digital Assets Experience Outflow in Past Week, Lowest AUM Since July 2021

  Coinshares has distributed its weekly report on digital asset activity and according to their numbers, last week saw a $141 million outflow in digital assets. Coinshare states that currently total assets under management now stand at $38 billion – the lowest amount since July… Read More

Secondary Trading in Crowdfunded Securities: Questions Asked & Answered

  Earlier this month, Crowdfund Insider held a webinar to discuss the trading of private securities. Crowdfunded securities fall in this category because any security issued online via a platform or directly must be an exempt offering. This means securities issued under Reg CF, Reg… Read More

Why Do Investors Choose to Sell Crowdfunded Securities in Secondary Markets? Seedrs Explains

Seedrs, a top European securities crowdfunding platform that operates an emerging secondary trading platform for securities issued on the platform, has posted an interesting write-up as to why investors trade on its secondary marketplace (and others). Recently, CI hosted a webinar on secondary transactions in… Read More

GlobalBlock Says Money Moving Back Into Crypto

After a painful drop where Bitcoin crashed below $30K and many other cryptocurrencies chased it down, GlobalBlock (TSXV:BLOK) sees light at the end of the tunnel – at least for now. Marcus Sotiriou, Analyst for GlobalBlock, operating in the UK has distributed a comment on… Read More

Steve Ehrlich, CEO of Voyager Digital, Comments on Collapsing Crypto & Stock Markets. When Will the Pain End?

The past few weeks have been tough for investors. Both traditional markets and crypto markets have been battered. Expectations for much higher interest rates, aiming to mitigate crushing inflation, means the pain is here to stay – at least for a while. Regarding stock markets,… Read More

Sabanci Acquires Israeli OT Cybersecurity Startup Radiflow

Radiflow, an Israeli OT cybersecurity startup, announced that it is being acquired in “a two-phase process by Sabanci Group, market leaders in the financial services, energy, and industrial sectors.” As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the initial phase entails “a $45 million primary… Read More

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