Tagged: peter van valkenburgh

Dr. Doom Does DC: Blockchain Industry Execs Fire Back at Roubini’s Comments from US Senate Hearing

This morning, well known economist Dr. Nouriel Roubini and Peter Van Valkenburg, Director of Research at Coin Center testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. The topic of discussion was cryptocurrency and the emerging blockchain technology. Roubini attacked and Van… Read More

Big Debate: Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Crypto. Witnesses Include Dr. Nouriel Roubini and Peter Van Valkenburgh

The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, has scheduled a hearing that should be a fascinating debate on the topic of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Entitled Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem, the hearing is scheduled to take place on Thursday, October 11th… Read More

FTC Tells Consumers to be Wary of Crypto Scams: $3 Billion Will Be Lost by End of Year

The Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Protection Bureau, Andrew Smith, says investors lost $532 million to crypto scams in the first two months of this year, and will lose $3 billion by the end of it, Coindesk reports. Smith was speaking at a… Read More

Congressional Hearing on Cryptocurrencies & ICOs Provides Perspective from Legislators & Industry Advocates

Today, during a hearing by the House Financial Services Committee, subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, representatives queried industry participants on the topic of “Examing the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” Crypto is a hot item of discussion on Capitol Hill. Both regulators and elected officials… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Updates on March 14th Hearing on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings

As Crowdfund Insider shared last week, the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” The Hearing will take place at Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC but the proceedings will… Read More

Congressional Testimony on Fintech Innovation: “Today We Are Following Not Leading”

This past week the House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, part of the Energy and Commerce Committee, held a hearing on Fintech innovation as part of their disruptors series. During the hearing several witnesses delivered prepared statements to the Committee members and one clearly… Read More

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