Kyle Samani is a Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital, a thesis-driven cryptofund that invests in tokens reshaping entire sectors of the global economy. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  Over the last 20...
A fork of a fork of a fork? With Friday's birth of a new coin called "bitcoin private," the cryptocurrency space just keeps getting more meta. The much-discussed launch finds the cryptocurrency being created from a copy of the zclassic cryptocurrency (itself a copy of zcash, which was a copy of bitcoin). But...
A swift breeze swept across the canal and into a compact Amsterdam pub, wherever about 30 bitcoiners sat drinking beers and registering for Breaking Bitcoin 2019. It smelled like rain. From a British mother who will work...
Simon Seojoon Kim is CEO and partner at Hashed, a crypto-concentrated accelerator concentrated on community building and effects investing. The subsequent is an distinctive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  At the starting of 2018, the blockchain community reached the...
I first met Erik Voorhees in Amsterdam, back in the summer of 2018, while covering a fintech conference called Money20/20. The conference was a circus. (Literally a circus, complete with trapezes artists, mimes, and a unicyclist.) The panels focused on stuff like artificial intelligence, biometrics at the cash...
Sparks, meet lighter fluid. Jihan Wu, the controversial co-CEO of bitcoin mining hardware maker Bitmain, will discuss the idea of central bank digital currencies in a speech Wednesday, a source told CoinDesk. Wu is perhaps the most highly-anticipated speaker at the three-day D.C. Blockchain Summit, which kicked off on Tuesday...
While highly regarded economists, analysts and experts within the traditional finance sector, including Peter Schiff, continue to question the origin of the value of...
Cryptocurrency trade Huobi seems to be inching towards a reverse initial community presenting (IPO), in accordance to a doc posted with Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). In the filing, dated Sept. 10, Hong Kong-outlined electronics maker Pantronics Holdings...
Lightning Funds is a small hedge fund, with around $500,000 of belongings, but Hwang's prediction provides to a rising selection of estimates from investors and analysts making an attempt to gauge the likely influence of the halving - in which the selection of bitcoin mining rewards designed every...
Bitcoin traders speculate the upcoming halving could deliver rates skyrocketing to $90,000 or increased. To the operators of significant-pace computer systems made use of to mine for bitcoin, the halving seems additional like a doubling — of expenses.In a new report, the crypto-focused study organization TradeBlock estimates the common...