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Bitcoin Mining Report: Analysts Expect to See Multiple Crypto Mining Firms to Complete Listings on the NASDAQ

Brandon Bailey, a crypto mining analyst at Galaxy Digital, notes that a strong Bitcoin bull market, “authoritarian” crackdown on cryptocurrency mining in China and “flight to North America” seems to have flipped the international hashrate economy on its head during 2021. In a recent report,… Read More

Valentin Mihov: Co-founder at Finexify Explains How they Provide DeFi Services to Tech-Savvy Investors

We recently connected with Valentin Mihov, Co-founder, and Chief Investment Officer at Finexify, a boutique investment company that offers an opportunity to gain exposure to the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. The team at Finexify thinks that limited access to DeFi means “extraordinary” alpha with limited… Read More

Beth Kurteson from Gemini Provides Extensive Updates on Bitcoin (BTC) focused Opportunity Fund

Beth Kurteson, MD at digital assets firm Gemini, notes that the company is committed to tapping into the future of financial, creative, and “personal freedom” via crypto. Beth writes in a blog post that central to that effort is the work they do “to support… Read More

Historical Volatility, Technical Patterns, On-chain Activity Indicate that Macro Bitcoin (BTC) Bull Run Isn’t Over: Report

The team at digital assets firm Kraken notes that if 2020 was the year of the bull, 2021 was the year that “crypto went mainstream.” During the past year, they claim to have “witnessed leaps in adoption, infrastructure, regulation, and policy — not to mention… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Coinbase Announces Developer Grant Winners, Managed via a “Giving” Initiative

Trent Fuenmayor, Program Manager, Coinbase Giving, has announced the initiative’s second developer grant recipients. In August of last year, Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) via their Giving initiative, made a call for applications via their Crypto Community Fund that is “focused on blockchain developers who contribute directly to a… Read More

NYDIG Subsidiary Bottlepay Now the First Lightning Firm to be a Registered Crypto-Asset Business with the UK’s FCA

NYDIG, a Bitcoin company, announced that its subsidiary Bottlepay, a Bitcoin-based international payments company, has been granted registration as a Cryptoasset Business from the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Bottlepay is one of a small number of crypto-asset companies to have secured this type… Read More

Analysts at Blockstream Predict Huge Year for Liquid Network, STOs, as Bitcoin Price Continues to Decline: Report

Bitcoin-focused tech firm Blockstream notes in their Markets Weekly Report that BMN is launching a capital raise via Bitfinex Securities in the coming days. Meanwhile, El Salvador is preparing its regulatory framework for the upcoming BTC bond, and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) recently stated that BTC… Read More

Kraken Is Now Supporting Trading with Kintsugi (KINT), a Network Allowing Users to Create a Bitcoin backed Asset

The team at digital asset platform Kraken notes that they’re pleased to announce that Kraken now supports Kintsugi (KINT). Funding and trading for the Kintsugi (KINT) token is live (as of January 6, 2022), and trading will “begin shortly.” You may keep an eye on… Read More

Crypto Markets Massively Outperformed Other Asset Classes Last Year, Reasonable to Expect Market Crash in 2022: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading block explorer, crypto wallet, and trading platform, says that 2021 witnessed a “fourth” major bull cycle for Bitcoin (BTC) and other crypto-assets. Historically, in the years that followed the previous large bull markets, we’ve seen “a struggle to hold gains… Read More

Bitcoin focused Tech Firm Casa Comments on Major Privacy and Security Issues Experienced in 2021

The team at Bitcoin-focused firm Casa recently shared some notable privacy and security stories from last year. Casa wrote in a blog post that as technology continues to make advances, the world of privacy and security changes along with it. The end of 2021 saw… Read More

Bitcoin Supply Increased by Only 1.8% in 2021, Ethereum EIP-1559 Considered Largely Successful, Coin Metrics Reports

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Kyle Waters and Nate Maddrey from Coin Metrics have noted that after a “transformative” 2021 marked by all-time highs for most of the major digital assets and “key on-chain metrics,” expectations are now quite high for the crypto and blockchain space this year. In their… Read More

CoinShares Reports Digital Asset Inflows of $9.3B in 2021, Compared to $6.8B in 2020

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 that for the week ending December 31, 2021, the firm saw yearly inflows of “US$9.3bn in… Read More

Digital Money Transfer Platform ZEN.COM Introduces Service that Converts Fiat to Virtual Currency

Digital money transfer service ZEN.COM, which is reportedly powered by Mastercard (NYSE: MA), has introduced the conversion of fiat money into digital assets, as well as the “transfer of fiat currencies to any digital wallet servicing BTC, ETH or USD-T (ERC-20), with more currencies coming… Read More

Using Quantum Tech to Exploit Bitcoin (BTC) Protocol May be Theoretically Possible, but Quite Challenging in Practice: Report

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 that advances in quantum computing are “stoking fears” that Bitcoin’s wallet structure is “vulnerable to exploits,… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Ends 2021 at $47.4K Avg Price, Up 4.3x from 2020’s Full-Year Avg: Report

Bitcoin (BTC) ended 2021 at an average price of $47,400, as Ray Dalio noted that BTC has “proven itself.” Meanwhile, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) continued to acquire more of the leading cryptocurrency to strengthen its corporate treasury, the team at Blockstream noted in a recent market… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Fluctuation in Hashrate Is Tied to its Inflation Rate, Analyst at Compass Mining Explains

Compass Mining, which claims to be the first and largest online marketplace for Bitcoin mining hardware and hosting, has commented on the relationship between BTC’s hashrate and the leading cryptocurrency’s issuance rate. According to mining analyst Mitch Klee, the inflation rate is “tied to hashrate… Read More

Daily Usage Patterns of Tether Issued on Ethereum Shifted in 2021, Coin Metrics Reports

The Coin Metric State of the Network Report #135 notes that decentralized finance (DeFi) has experienced tremendous growth during the past few years. At present, the most widely-used metric to measure DeFi adoption is called “Total Value Locked”, or TVL. According to Coin Metrics researchers,… Read More

Crypto ATM Market Expected to Reach $3.55B by 2030, Bitcoin Depot Reports

Bitcoin Depot is celebrating consistent growth this year as the firm looks ahead to 2022 in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. Bitcoin Depot notes that consumers and retailers have increasingly been turning to their crypto ATM company for “secure, convenient, and fast transactions.” This… Read More

Predictions Market Futuur Debuts Real-Money Markets With 7 Cryptos

Futuur, which provides a wide selection of prediction markets available at one URL, has officially launched its real-money markets to forecasters around the world.  Real-money markets have been added alongside Futuur’s already existing play-money markets, with trading available in seven cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH),… Read More

Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Reports Largest Weekly Outflows on Record Totaling $142M

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 (December 20) that for the week ending December 17,… Read More

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