Maturing Cryptocurrency Market Sees the Days of the “Crypto Cowboys” Dwindle

Blockchain and cryptocurrency, although long posing a promising digital solution to many of the issues associated with archaic monetary and digital systems, may soon be growing out of its “Lambo” and “Crypto Bro Club” phase as the technologies see greater mainstream adoption rates. The recent blockchain week in San Francisco points to the fact that […]

Pantera Capital’s Crypto Fund Reports 40.8% Loss Since Launch

Pantera Capital’s Digital Asset Fund has sunk in value since it began in December 2017. A report which surfaced on social media revealed that the U.S. investment firm negated 40.8 percent returns to its investors to date. The figures contributed to the fund’s year-to-date losses, which rose to 72.7 percent. The fund’s compound annual growth […]

Famed Endowment Manager Invests Yale’s Money in Crypto Funds.

On October 5, 2018, an article published by Bloomberg stated that Yale University’s Investment Office, under the stewardship of famed manager David Swensen, has put an allocation toward Paradigm, a new cryptocurrency fund that has raised $400 million dollars. CNBC added onto the report by stating Yale had also invested in Andreessen Horowitz’s $300 million […]

Op Ed: Why Is There So Much Talk About a Bitcoin ETF?

An exchange-traded bitcoin fund (ETF) would signal greater acceptance of bitcoin as a mainstreet investment, while also making it much easier for both institutional and retail investors to get involved.   Although much easier than in the past, buying, owning and investing with bitcoin is still confusing to many, even with the creation of more familiar user […]

What Bitcoin Did Gets Technical with Crypto-Educator Jimmy Song

<iframe style=”border: none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7132345/height/90/theme/custom/autoplay/no/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/87A93A/” height=”90″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no”  allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen></iframe> On the latest episode of What Bitcoin Did, host Peter McCormack interviews Jimmy Song, a consultant in blockchain education, to take an in-depth look at a relatively recent incident in the world of cryptocurrency and use that as an example to segue into […]

Bitcoin Scam Ads are Destroying Lives, Says Money Expert Suing Facebook

People who have lost their entire savings to fraudulent bitcoin investment schemes advertised on Facebook are turning suicidal, Martin Lewis says. The U.K.-based consumer advisor, who runs MoneySavingExpert.com, blamed Facebook for causing the financial catastrophe by promoting scam ads on its trusted social network, many featuring himself. Lewis in April launched a lawsuit against the […]

Time Magazine Puts Blockchain Startup in ’50 Most Genius Companies’ List

Bitland, one of the first startups to use blockchain technology to create a land registry, has been named to Time Magazine’s “50 Most Genius Companies” list. Time asked its global network of correspondents to nominate businesses that are inventing the future, then evaluated candidates on originality, influence, success, and ambition. The companies are listed in alphabetical order. […]