Investment

Lack of Bitcoin Investment by Professionals “Odd” Given Stock Market Trends

For years now, Bitcoin investors have been saying that once the money managers and institutional investors of the world take up positions in in the crypto asset, the price will soar to levels currently unthinkable. However, such an influx of capital is yet to occur.For at least one digital currency analyst, this is “odd”, particularly...
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Bitcoin Gained 8.9 Million Percent Over the Last Decade

2020 is fast approaching and the last decade will be behind us. Throughout the last ten years, the biggest unicorn firms were born like Uber and Airbnb. However, even though Bitcoin isn’t a company, the best investment of the decade belongs to the decentralized cryptocurrency Satoshi created. In fact, Bank of America’s recent securities report...
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Is the Bitcoin Halving Priced In? No Way, and Here’s Why

In less than six months’ time, Bitcoin will see an extremely important event. Known as a “halving” or “halvening” — depending on who you ask — the number of BTC issued per block (every 10 minutes or so) will get cut in half from 12.5 to 6.25, effectively meaning that BTC’s inflation rate will be...
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Searching for Synthetix: Which Token Will Be Next Year’s 50x Winner?

If you bought synthetix (SNX) this time last year, you don’t need to read these words. You’re already rich after your moon bag lived up to its billing and pulled a 50x. Despite the era of undiscovered gems tapering off in 2018, there’s still a handful of tokens that achieve the impossible each year, making...
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Bitcoin, the “Biggest Unicorn of the 2010s”: Market Cap Higher Than Uber & Airbnb Combined

If you’ve perused Bitcoin and Silicon Valley Twitter at all over the past few years, you’ve likely heard the word “unicorn” thrown about. Heck, if you’ve read Bloomberg or watched any number of CNBC’s segments over the past decade, you’ve heard the word.Related Reading: Under 6.8m Bitcoin Changed Hands in the Past Year: Does it...
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Ripple’s MoneyGram Investment Will Be Double The Initial Price

Ripple’s MoneyGram shares when using XRP would have been 50% more expensive if the platform focuses on the payment technology as we are seeing in our XRP news today. The company stated back on Monday that it had made a $20 million investment in MoneyGram which is among the biggest money transfer companies, equity pursuant...
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South Korea Wants to Focus on Blockchain Research and Development in 2021

China recently announced it would invest up to $2bn in blockchain technology. South Korean officials are planning to do the same, albeit with just 20% of the funds to allocate. It has been coming for some time now, but governments are officially paying attention to blockchain technology.  South Korea to Explore Blockchain Opportunities South Korea...
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Why 99% Of All Crypto Assets Are Not Investment Worthy

There are many factors when determining what makes a good investment in the crypto market. Liquidity is one, whether day trading or looking for longer term gains. Recent findings however reveal that only a very few cryptocurrencies have any measurable liquidity. Only 40 Crypto Assets Have Significant Volume Back in 2017 when the crypto bubble...
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ACIF – Asia Crypto Investment Forum Joins Thailand Blockchain Week

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. ACIF, Asia Crypto Investment Forum hosted by Hashcube, will hold its first meetup on 28th November at The...
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Blockchain Ventures Acquires Stake in DLT Game Tech Development Firm Enjin

The venture capital division of digital asset wallet, data and exchange company Blockchain.com has reportedly acquired a stake in blockchain game tech development company Enjin. Blockchain Ventures’ management noted on October 22 that the recent investment makes it the first equity investor in Enjin’s gaming tech platform, which allows tokenized in-game items to be transferred...
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Venture Capital ‘Ice Cold on Crypto’, Until The Next Bull Market Anyway

Crypto asset prices are not the only thing cooling off as the year draws to a close. Venture Capital investments also seem to be declining but these things happen in a bear market and at least twice before they’ve come running back as soon as the bulls take hold of things.Has VC Dried Up For...
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Bitcoin Price Bounces Back Above $8200, Are Bulls Finally Here?

With most of the past two days spent below $8k bitcoin price has been looking extremely bearish. A big bounce in late trading on Sunday, however, sent BTC back above resistance to top out at $8,300. Altcoins are also having a green Monday as the bears are kept at bay for now. Bitcoin May Have...
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Bitcoin is Up 83,000% Since Gold Topped in 2012: Bullion vs. BTC

If you’ve been on Crypto Twitter over the past 24 hours, you have likely noticed one Bitcoin-bashing tweet from Peter Schiff. The message, which can be seen below, shows the libertarian investor claiming that BTC’s price chart “looks horrible.”Related Reading: Happy 18 Millionth Bitcoin! BTC Scarcity Implies Large Price RallySchiff, in fact, remarked that the...
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“Full Rollout”: Fidelity Opens Up Bitcoin Business to Billions

As you likely well know, Bitcoin (BTC) hasn’t been doing too hot as of late, losing 45% of its year-to-date high of $14,000.Despite this unfortunate downturn, which came after many were calling for Bitcoin to “moon,” many remained committed to the cryptocurrency vision.Fidelity Expands Bitcoin OperationsRevealed in a report published by the Financial Times on...
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Ripple & Coinbase Take Aim at Latin America With Bitso Investment

In the past few days, San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has seen its prospects for global expansion improve considerably. On October 14th, Bitso — one of the most popular crypto exchanges in Mexico — revealed the completion of a new fundraising round led by Ripple and with participation from other cryptoeconomy mainstays like Coinbase and...
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Diversified Crypto Fund Receives FINRA Regulatory Approval

Grayscale Investments has received regulatory approval to publicly quote shares of its diversified crypto fund. The product, which is the firm’s only diversified offering, invests in five main cryptocurrencies. In addition, the firm offers nine single-asset investment funds, some of which are also quoted publicly. Also read: 7 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products Now Live on Swiss...
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Grayscale Wins First US Approval For Cryptocurrency-Based Security

A pivotal US self-regulatory organization has formally licensed the country’s first public security based on cryptocurrency markets. Large Cap Fund Gets FINRA Say-So Shares of Grayscale’s Digital Large Cap Fund (DLC) received the green light from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) this week, a press release confirmed on October 14. Grayscale, currently the world’s...
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Could Bitcoin Collapse By 25% to $6,000? GBTC Premium Implies So

As reported by NewsBTC yesterday, the Bitcoin (BTC) price has been relatively trendless as of late, falling under $8,300 after attempting to consolidate above $8,500. Some say that this non-volatility is an indicator that this market may soon break higher, looking to the fact that market trends, fundamentals, and the macro backdrop (semi-quantitative easing) have...
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Does Crypto Need a Bitcoin ETF? CNBC Analyst Says Maybe Not

If you have followed the Bitcoin industry’s news cycle over the past two years, you likely would have noticed an incessantly recurring trend: Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These financial vehicles, which have yet to appear in U.S. markets, are believed by some analysts to be the catalysts that could propel this nascent market to new...
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Encryption Startup NuCypher Raises $10.7 Million in Round Led By Bitmain, Polychain Capital

Encryption startup NuCypher raised $10.7 million in an agreement for future tokens (SAFT). The firm’s investment round was led by San Francisco-based Polychain Capital. NuCypher also announced that it has launched its public testnet. The company’s main product is based on proxy re-encryption, which encrypts files being sent to individual and administrator accounts. It controls...
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Precipitous 20% Bitcoin Price Plunge to $8,000 Caused by Traders: Data

Bitcoin hasn’t had the past ten days. Since the Sunday before last, the price of the cryptocurrency has shed some 15%, leaving many traders stumped as to what in the world took place to send digital assets plummeting.Cynics of the Bitcoin market have suggested that the rally to $14,000 and the subsequent dump was “one...
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Crypto Payments Startup Eligma Raises €4 Million From Bitcoin.com and Pangea Blockchain Fund

Many retail stores would like to welcome the added business that the crypto community brings, but find that they don’t have the capability to do so within their existing payment infrastructure. One company bridging this gap is Slovenian startup Eligma which is now set to start global expansion with an infusion of cash from Bitcoin.com...
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Veteran Investor: Demand For ‘Psycho Crypto Currencies’ Good For Gold Prices

Bitcoin has often been compared with gold as it shares a number of similar traits. Both are safe haven assets, immune from government meddling, and both have a strong perception of scarcity. One veteran investor sees a strong demand for bitcoin and crypto assets as a bullish indicator for gold prices.Rise of Crypto Currencies Good...
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Ledger Appoints New CEO & Receives $2.9 Million Samsung Investment

One of the most notable names in the crypto ecosystem, French cybersecurity startup Ledger, has had a whirlwind of the past few weeks. After reports revealed that the company was considering laying off over a dozen employees, it has just been divulged that the company will be seeing an executive shakeup and a hefty cheque...
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TD Ameritrade Launches Crypto Division, Looks To Offer Spot Bitcoin Trading

What a day it’s been for the crypto industry. Samsung, one of the world’s largest tech companies, was revealed to have plans to launch its own digital asset on an Ethereum-based ledger; Binance has launched both its Singapore fiat onramp and decentralized exchange, and China doubled down on blockchain. But all this was one-uped by...
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Bitcoin Diehard Tim Draper Looks To Invest In Facebook’s Crypto Project

As the Bitcoin bear ran its course over 2018 and early-2019, Facebook began to quietly bolster its efforts in the blockchain and crypto space. By now, the firm has amassed a purported 50+ full-time staff, including David Marcus of the PayPal Mafia, key Instagram executives, and top blockchain talents from across the globe, some of...
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PayPal Eyes Blockchain Identity Space in New Series A Investment

Another wrinkle of intrigue hitting the buzzing cryptoeconomy this week is the news that mainstream payments powerhouse PayPal has confirmed an investment into a rising Massachusetts blockchain startup. The move notably marks an inaugural direct foray into the distributed ledger ecosystem for the high-profile former eBay spin-off. That startup, Cambridge Blockchain, is an identity management...
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