Crypto Startups Are Targeting Institutional Investors, But When Will They Finally Arrive?

In case you didn’t realize it during the brutal bear market of 2018, the days of stupid money flowing stupidly into any and every cryptocurrency-related project are over. Now, it’s all about the maturity of the nascent market, and that means institutional investors ‘need’ to step in — a sentiment not lost on some startup companies.  One such startup is Tagomi,…

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Still Bearish: There Is Still Time For The Bitcoin Bear Market According to Recent Bitcoin Valuations

TL; DR Bitcoins Valuation Charts reveal that we may still be a few months away from hitting the bottom of the market cycle The charts show Bitcoins valuation metrics over the cryptocurrencies entire 10-year history, displaying the progression of each parameter about the market valuation of Bitcoin. If one understands technical analysis and how to […]
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Nvidia Mining Chip Sales Drop 30% in Q4 Amid ‘Post-Crypto Excess’

Nvidia managed to survive declining cryptocurrency mining chip demand to post total full-year revenue of $11.72 billion. The company forecasts an aggressive rebound for the 2020 fiscal year, but Wall Street analysts say such forecasts are overly optimistic given the lack of significant change in the market. Sale of Cryptocurrency Mining Chips Plummet The U.S. gaming hardware maker released its full-year…

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SEC Obtains Preliminary Injunction Against Blockvest For Fraudulent Securities Offer

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced a preliminary injunction granted against Blockvest LLC for unlicensed security offer. This overturns a previous court order, claiming that the SEC failed to prove that the token was a security. Another Day, Another Court Case In June last year, the SEC decreed pretty much every cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin and Ethereum to be a…

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You Can Now Buy Bitcoin At The Post Office In Liechtenstein

The national post service of the small European country of Liechtenstein has confirmed it will now offer Bitcoin (BTC) sales as part of its product range. Liechtenstein Post: Bitcoin Exchange ‘No Different From Fiat’ In a press release, Liechtensteinische Post confirmed that as of February 15, anyone could exchange fiat currency for Bitcoin at its branch in the capital Vaduz. Part…

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Grayscale Q4 Report Finds Institutional Investors Returning to ‘Bitcoin Maximalism’

Digital Currency Asset Manager, Grayscale Investments, had a record year in 2018, with institutions and retirement accounts comprising the lion’s share. What’s more, they are increasingly opting for Bitcoin over other altcoin offerings as the cryptocurrency market flatlines.  A Challenging, Yet Record Year According to Grayscale’s Q4 report, 2018 saw new investment at Grayscale hit a record high of $359.5 million; almost…

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Ripple CEO Says JPMorgan’s ‘Cryptocurrency’ Misses The Point

JPMorgan is already facing severe criticism from the cryptocurrency industry just a day after it announced it would launch its own token, ‘JPM Coin.’ Garlinghouse: JPM Coin ‘Misses The Point’ The plan, which would ostensibly make JPMorgan the first US bank to issue a token with a verifiable use case, surprised commentators when executives revealed it to the press this week….

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What is Ethereum 2.0? We Reveal its Unclear, Uncertain, Yet Promising Future

For the past few months, Ethereum 2.0 has been a hot topic in the crypto space. People are patiently waiting to see how the second most popular cryptocurrency can showcase its new and improved speed, scalability, and security features through a series of updates. The updates are aimed at addressing current scaling, mining and consensual […]
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Indonesia Officially Recognizes Bitcoin as a Commodity

Regulators in Indonesia have finally recognized Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as commodities, thus providing legal backing for trading virtual currencies. Consequently, cryptocurrency exchanges in the country now have a set of requirements that must be satisfied before being allowed to operate. Requirements for Bitcoin Exchanges in Indonesia The Indonesian Trade Ministry Futures Exchange Supervisory Board (Bappebti) issued regulation No.5/2019 which includes…

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Wyoming Becomes First State To Give Bitcoin Owners Full Property Rights

Cryptocurrency advocates are celebrating Friday after the US state of Wyoming passed a bill giving direct property rights to cryptocurrency holders. Wyoming Senate Passes Crypto Property Bill Bill SF0125 passed its second and third Senate readings February 13 and 14 respectively, and will now go before governor Mark Gordon for endorsement, becoming law as early as next week. The legislation allows…

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