Reading Time: 12 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com MicroStrategy buys 13,005 more Bitcoin, now holds 105,000 BTC CEO Michael Saylor of the business analytics firm MicroStrategy said in a tweet in the beginning of last week that his company has acquired 13,005 more Bitcoin (BTC). The firm now holds over 105,000 Bitcoin in […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Mastercard to pair with Central bank digital currencies? Last week marked the end of April and ushered in the new month. The digital asset space for the week seemed to be centered around the price of bitcoin and the interest of several financial […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Marathon OFAC Pool Attracts Criticism The new week ushered in a variety of events. One major event is mining a fully regulation-compliant mining pool by Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA). The new mining pool was successfully mining a bitcoin block that is “fully compliant […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Digivault Gains FCA Approval This week in the digital currency community, a lot of developments are coming to light. There are new developments in anti-money laundering regulations in the U.K. as Digivault, a custodial arm of Diginex won regulatory approval from the Financial […]
Reading Time: 10 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com CHINA SECURITIES JOURNAL SOUNDS ALARM ON CRYPTOCURRENCY FINANCIAL RISKS On Sunday, May 16th, as per an opinion piece in the China Securities Journal (CS), a broader consensus on strengthening supervision of Bitcoin and crypto transactions is currently being undertaken. This comes through several commissions – The China […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Goldman Sachs finally considers Crypto as an asset class – a year after having stated just the opposite The powerful American investment bank, Goldman Sachs, has just now recognized that cryptocurrencies are an emerging new asset class—despite stating otherwise just a year ago. […]
Reading Time: 10 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Reserve bank of India slams banks after they stop services for crypto users The Reserve Bank of India, the country’s central bank, released a new directive early last week after local banks ceased crypto services for users citing a directive from 2018, an official […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com El Salvador set to become first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender “Next week, I will send to Congress a bill that will make Bitcoin a legal tender,” said El Salvador’s President, Nayib Bukele, while speaking during a video broadcast at the […]
Reading Time: 10 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Tanzania’s president is now calling for Bitcoin and crypto adoption As per local newspaper The Citizen, Tanzania’s President Samia Sulhulu has asked the country’s Central Bank to start exploring the crypto sector, in what appears to be the latest move by a sovereign country […]
Reading Time: 12 minutes The month of February began quite like any other, save for a few eventful happenings in the digital currency/asset space. The introduction of blockchain wallet recovery services by Wallet Recovery Services, co-founded by anonymous individuals, one of whom goes by the name “Dave Bitcoin.” The service quickly gained traction with more than 60 requests for…
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Reading Time: 14 minutes The month began with the adoption of digital currencies for use by institutions and individuals, and its daily purchase experienced an increase. The first indication of digital assets’ adoption was when Google Finance added a dedicated digital currency field as one of its placements, making the digital market one of the five default markets available…
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Reading Time: 15 minutes MIAMI WHAT? The month of April started on a high note as the Mayor of Miami stated his intention to transform Miami into a “clean energy” bitcoin mining hub. Even though he intends for there to be hydrogen-powered and solar technology to be added in the future, he intends for the city to be a…
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Reading Time: 20 minutes By the third week of May, the crypto markets saw a bit more volatility coming its way. Did I hear someone shouting, Opportunity? As always in trading asset classes of any kind, patience and a calm-hand are virtues. For those who get emotional, or who are looking to get in and out right quick and…
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Reading Time: 2 minutes The board game Crypto Millionaire was originally conceived back in Feb 2018 by game creator, Jason Burwood, and is now ready to go into production.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In January 2011, according to his linkedin, Andreas Antonopoulos became the owner at himself. It was around this time he realised that Bitcoin was going to the most important thing in his life and in the world around him. Once he read the whitepaper he was hooked. He subsequently spent […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Obsidian stone – a naturally occurring glass made from volcanic lava Cryptocurrency – a digital form of currency Idoneus – the premier digital currency for luxury assets For high net worth individuals, divesting out of luxury assets can be a real headache. For example, a beautiful villa with a large […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes As part of his continued international work, President of Liberland, Vit Jedlicka, presented recently in both Vienna and London. Opening his talks he asked the audience “who has thought about founding a country?” In both cases, the audience responded with humour and some awe. And in London about six hands […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes ConsolFreight was founded in 2016 as a collaborative platform that uses breakthrough technology such as blockchain and IoT to help improve the logistics and supply chain current processes. In a very busy 2019, ConsolFreight has enhanced and better positioned the role of freight forwarders, helping them to grow their business […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes By David Waslen – CEO of HedgeTrade These aren’t your grandmother’s New Year’s Resolutions. Designed for those enamored with all things blockchain, we’ve compiled a series of possible crypto resolutions to achieve in 2020. So pick one way (at least!) to interact with crypto this year. Then let’s watch the […]
Alex Fazel, head of communications in Swissborg, on financial freedom, predicting the price of bitcoin and breakdancing.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Alex is one of the founding members of Swissborg founded two years ago to open the world of finance to all. His brother and CEO Cyrus had been working in investment banking but was struck by how he was only helping the rich get richer – a position with which […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Our regular Wednesday Columnists here on Blockleaders.io Steve Good and Yuri Cataldo are very excited to announce that had just completed their first book on cryptocurrency called Be Left Behind.
Reading Time: < 1 minute On the EOS podcast this week we have Steve Grasso who has worked on the New York Stock Exchange and on behalf of some of the largest funds in the world. He is one of the leading gurus in the financial sector, enjoying broad popularity thanks to his regular appearances […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Steve Grasso has worked on the New York Stock Exchange and on behalf of some of the largest funds in the world. He is one of the leading gurus in the financial sector, enjoying broad popularity thanks to his regular appearances on CNBC.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Today Steve and Yuri tackle the thorny issue of helping the unbanked. There is a lot of noise about this difficult issue so today the boys talk to two active proponents in this field – from Paxful and AirTM.
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Reading Time: < 1 minute Today’s episode features Firdosh Sheikh, co-founder & CEO if DRIFEFirdosh Sheikh is the co-founder/CEO of DRIFE, Nexgen Ride-hailing Platform. DRIFE is adecentralised Ride-hailing platform powered by EOS blockchain with the intent of empoweringboth the drivers and the riders without any existence of central entity.
Reading Time: < 1 minute This week Steve and Yuri talk to Moritz Beirling from Holochain. It’s a funny start to the Vlog where Yuri confesses that he has never slept with a director while working in Broadway. Not that he was ever asked, he adds. Not that he’s judging, he adds. Yeah, the lads are funny but soon they jump in at the deep end as Moritz explains that there is huge confusion over common terms such a framework, protocol and a platform. And then there is the quetion of white papers, or is that black papers or blue ones… It’s an interesting programme – watch it now
Reading Time: < 1 minute Travis Wright, along with Joel Comm, are the two men behind the Bad Crypto Podcast. A very popular podcast (the best according to Travis’s mum) the duo have done a huge amount to explain the cryptocurrency world, poking into the inards and coming up with interesting stories. And did we mention you can mine their BadCoin on your granny’s computer … listen up!
Reading Time: 8 minutes That old saying about youth being wasted on the young has never had more relevance than it does right now. Mandy Shemuvalula’s hectic race to take on the world’s youth highlights the main impediments to young people getting ahead in business – too many old farts blocking their way. You have been warned. If you are of an ageist bent then this article is not for you. (hint, check out if you are a youth or old fogie in paragraph three).
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week we interviewed blockchain advocates and business innovators about their views and ideas on the past, present and future of decentralized technologies; and their efforts to make the world a better place.