Tag Archives: In-Depth

Bitcoin Turns Ten: A Blast To The Past

Just shy of 10 years ago, on October 31st, 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of the now-world-renowned Bitcoin project, sat down to release a technical paper on what is arguably the most important innovation in human history.Bitcoin OriginsAs you may (or may not remember), this paper, titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System,” highlighted the world’s first decentralized… Read More »

No, Bitcoin is Not Going to Melt the Planet

As Bitcoin adoption increases, a new study published Monday by Nature Climate Change warns that energy-demanding Bitcoin transactions would easily sling the global temperature past the 2-degree threshold set under the Paris Climate Agreement. But, is it true that Bitcoin is this energy inefficient that the mainstream media portrays?While Bitcoin’s precipitous rise has been stunning, many are still… Read More »

Coinbase To Be Valued At $8 Billion After $500M Investment, Crypto Community Bullish

Once again, for the umpteenth week in a row, Coinbase, the crypto industry’s golden child and star player, hit headlines all across the web, as reports surfaced that the prominent, world-renowned startup is set to be valued at a staggering $8 billion in an upcoming funding round.Insiders: Tiger Global To Pour $500M Into CoinbaseWhen users first step foot… Read More »

Being a Minority in the Crypto Space is Not Holding This Entrepreneur Back

When you think of someone in a position of power or prestige, many have a prejudged idea of what that person may look like. For one woman in the crypto space, who considers herself in a minority, she’s attempting to change this.Making the Complexity of Finance More EfficientNatasha Bansgopaul, is a black female entrepreneur in the fintech space.… Read More »

Dash CEO: Financial Institutions Must Move Cautiously Despite Crypto Potential

The CEO of Dash Core Group has said that despite the potential of cryptocurrencies, larger financial institutions must move cautiously.Moving with the Times, but Caution is Still NeededFor years, the crypto industry has continually worked at attracting institutional investors to the market. It hasn’t been easy though. A lack of trusted custodians, in addition to warnings from the… Read More »

Wanchain CEO: Crypto Market Will Always Over-Correct, Accumulate at Low Prices

While you may not have heard of him, Jack Lu has quickly become a force to be reckoned with in the cryptocurrency industry, as Lu has joined the ranks of the foremost crypto entrepreneurs.Crypto Extrodinare Jack Lu Gives Insight Into Wanhain’s Inner WorkingsAlthough the crypto market has tumbled by over 70% since the start of 2018, the push for… Read More »

5 Reasons Why Institutional Investors are Entering Crypto

2018 has been a crazy year for Bitcoin and crypto so far, with its price fluctuating wildly around the psychological price point of $8,000, and not succeeding in maintaining itself on its higher side. Bitcoin has shed as much as 70% from it’s all-time high of nearly $20,000.Industry experts claim that the market is correcting itself, and the… Read More »

The World is Experiencing a New Wave of Cryptocurrencies

It is impossible to ignore the signs now. The future of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies looks bright despite current market conditions, and it is being led by their massive adoption by individuals, enterprises and jurisdictions across the world. A New Wave of Cryptocurrencies In a recent interview which was featured on CNBC, Kin-Wai Lau, CEO at Fatfish Internet group… Read More »