Tagged: bitcoin

Neil Bergquist: CEO at Coinme Explains How their Company Makes Bitcoin (BTC) Accessible for Everyone

We recently connected with Neil Bergquist, CEO at Coinme, a crypto firm that’s focused on serving retail investors. Coinme offers on-the-ground access to purchase/sell Bitcoin (BTC) with cash through the Coinstar and MoneyGram. During our conversation, Neil talked about what people should consider when looking… Read More

Facebook Founder Saverin Turns India’s CoinDCX into its First Crypto Unicorn

Even as India continues to debate the legality of crypto, CoinDCX has turned into the country’s first crypto unicorn following a $90 million funding round led by Facebook Inc. co-founder Eduardo Saverin and B Capital Group. Existing investors, Coinbase Ventures, Polychain Capital, Block.one, and Jump… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Investment Product Market Share Now at 26%, Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Reports

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (August 9) that for the week ending Agusut 8,… Read More

Bitcoin Payments: Bakkt Teams Up with Quiznos to Enable Clients to Pay with BTC at Select Locations

Bakkt Holdings, LLC, the digital asset marketplace that’s behind the Bakkt App, revealed earlier this week that it has partnered with Quiznos, a national quick-service restaurant (QSR), in order to offer its first physical location pilot “enabling Quiznos customers to pay with bitcoin at select… Read More

Hedera Hashgraph Devs Report Going Carbon Negative

The team at Hedera Hashgraph has shared an update on their plans to go Carbon negative. The Hedera Hashgraph team notes that public blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT) have “ushered in a new era of the web.” We now have the infrastructure required to… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Might Soon be Held by Governments and Nation States, As Crypto Adoption Rises Globally: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, has shared their August Market Outlook report, titled, The Final Crypto Adoption Frontier. Bitcoin or BTC adoption as an investment asset began with what is “often characterized as ‘retail’ (smaller… Read More

European Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Releases 2021 Interim Financial Results Highlights

CoinShares International Ltd (Nasdaq First North Growth Market: CS) has shared its interim financial results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2021. The full report from European digital asset manager CoinShares, may be accessed via the firm’s Investor Relations site. As stated in the… Read More

BlockFi to Offer the World’s First Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card, Now Available to All Eligible US Residents

The team at BlockFi, a company that allows users to earn interest and offers services including purchasing Bitcoin (BTC), borrowing USD, while growing their wealth. notes that they’re pleased to confirm that the “world’s first” Bitcoin rewards credit card is now available to all “eligible… Read More

Jake Chervinsky, General Counsel at Compound Finance, Shares Insights on Newly Proposed Infrastructure Bill

Jake Chervinsky, the General Counsel at Compound Finance, recently shared insights and his take on the deal with the recently proposed US infrastructure bill. 1/ 🚨 Here's the deal with the US infrastructure bill: A new provision has been added that expands the Tax Code's… Read More

Pierce to Revive Mt. Gox, Bitcoin Survives Recent Drags

Even in the face of some high-profile opposition, cryptocurrency prices continue to rise, GlobalBlock sales trader Alexandra Clark said in her latest research note. While recent commentary from Janet Yellen and Elizabeth Warren was negative, Bitcoin reached a high north of $40,000 July 27. While… Read More

Bitcoin Rewards Firm Lolli Raises $10 Million Series A

Bitcoin rewards startup Lolli has closed on a $10 million Series A funding round, according to a note from the company. The funding was led by Acrew Capital with participation from Banana Capital, Up North Management, and Animal Capital. Investments included the backing from social… Read More

Near-Term Bitcoin Trends Analyzed

Bitcoin’s recent movement around the $29,000 border could influence the cryptocurrency market through the end of the year EXANTE senior analyst Victor Argonov said. While the market drawdown has been going on for more than two months, but the June BTC low of $28,800 has… Read More

Negative Sentiment Continues to “Plague” Digital Assets, but Multi-Asset Is “Bucking the Trend,” CoinShares Reports

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (July 26) that for the week ending July 26,… Read More

Fernando Martinelli: Balancer Co-Founder Says DeFi Is Going to Be the Rails of Every Financial Application in Next 10-20 Years

We recently connected with Fernando Martinelli, the Co-founder and CEO at Balancer Labs, which supports the ongoing development of Balancer, an automated portfolio manager and digital asset liquidity provider. As covered in May 2021, Balancer Version 2.0, the “most flexible” and efficient automated market maker… Read More

Bitcoin and Blockchain focused Blockstream Introduces Latest Lightning Network Service, Greenlight

The team at Blockstream, which claims to be the global leader in Bitcoin and blockchain tech, notes that they’re pleased to introduce Greenlight, which is their latest Lightning Network (LN) service. Blockstream, which aims to make financial markets more efficient by reducing reliance on trust… Read More

Rumblings of Amazon Accepting Crypto Drive Bitcoin Higher

Bitcoin is once again surging after tumbling below $30,000 last week. Today, Bitcoin is bouncing around $40,000 – a pretty dramatic shift in price. At the beginning of 2021, Bitcoin traded at just shy of $30,000 so last week BTC retraced all of the years’… Read More

Survey: 43% of Singaporeans Own Crypto, More Plan to Buy

A recent survey indicates that a whopping 43% of Singaporeans own crypto and 46% plan on purchasing digital assets within the next 12 months. The study conducted by the Independent Reserve Cryptocurrency Index (ICRI) polled 1000 individuals in 2021. This is the first time ICRI… Read More

Over 2.1M BTC Return to Profitability based on Realized Price, $955M in Shorts Liquidated in 24 Hrs with Bitcoin Reaching $39K: Report

As Bitcoin prices rally higher, more than 2.1 million $BTC have now “returned to profitability based on their realized price,” according to an update from Glassnode. According to Glassnode, this indicates that 11.2% of the circulating Bitcoin supply has an “on-chain cost basis between $29k… Read More

Azimut Group, with Azimut Investments S.A., Is Reportedly the First Luxembourg Fund Manager to Acquire Permit to Manage Digital Asset Funds

Azimut Group, with Azimut Investments S.A., is reportedly the first asset management firm based in Luxembourg to acquire authorization to manage digital assets strategies. With this further evidence of the Group’s innovation capabilities, Azimut confirmed that it will be introducing the AZ RAIF Digital Asset… Read More

Musk, Dorsey, Wood Support to Return Bitcoin to Previous Highs: Green

Bitcoin will return to its previous highs before 2022 thanks in part to more muted support from notable advocates like Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey and Cathie Wood, deVere Group CEO Nigel Green believes. At the July 20 B Word Conference, Musk, Dorsey, and Wood reportedly… Read More

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