Tag Archives: Bitcoin

2021: The Bitcoin-led Assault On The Mainstream Gets Serious

The bitcoin-led assault on mainstream finance continues. This set of prognostication comes from our friends at Crowdfundinsider. This is piece, partially featured already in our News section, is one we roundly endorse. Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency platforms such as Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Binance Coin (BNB), Chainlink (LINK), and Polkadot (DOT) […]

Bitcoin Boost As Tech Giants Offered Limited Autonomy In Nevada

These are extraordinary times. Populism’s arrival in the financial world is just beginning to make itself felt, in extraordinary ways. The battle between the crowd and hedge funds, fought over the shorting of GameStop via the trading platform Robinhood (good name, if a little on the nose) is just one example. The crowd following Elon […]

Value Stores, DeFi – And Pitfalls Ahead

Here’s the latest set of prognostications from our friends at Crowdfundinsider. As we’ve already pointed out, we believe 2021 will be the year of the digital token. A major sideshow will be Decentralised Finance (DeFi) which we find, frankly, difficult to understand… Bitcoin to Be Used More Often As Store of Value While other digital […]

Bitcoin Surge Leads Assault On Mainstream Finance

As promised, there’s more from the bitcoin-led assault on mainstream finance. This set of prognostication comes from our friends at Crowdfundinsider. Tomorrow we’ll be visiting the regulation of cryptos and digital tokens, plus the emergence of Decentralised Finance (DeFi). Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency platforms such as Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Binance […]

Seasons Greetings – And Early New-Year News

First, we wish or lenders borrower and readers a very happy festive period – if festive it is – and a prosperous 2021. We’ll be blogging our predictions for that year here shortly. Meanwhile, we bring an early snippet of news for next year (see below). The resurgent Bitcoin is having its own second wave. […]

Bitcoin Surge Prompts Rush To Get Digital-Currency Education

Bitcoin’s crazy journey from high to high is set to have major ramifications. There’s a whole education and training industry shaping up, for example. That’s possibly just a precursor to the massive change we’ll see if digital currencies are generally accepted as a medium of value exchange. But anyway, here’s the latest educational snippet, from […]

Convergence Latest: Mainstream Finance Looks To Offer Crypto Custody

Today we bring you more news of the gathering pace of convergence between cryptocurrencies and mainstream finance. This is clearly driven by the price resurgence of flagship crypto, Bitcoin. What’s driving that is another matter… Finextra reports: Asset servicer Northern Trust and Standard Chartered have sought to capitalise on the growing demand for cryptocurrency services […]

Cryptocurrencies Reclaim Their Place In AltFi Sunlight

In case you hadn’t noticed, Bitcoin has been enjoying a surge in popularity. The Covid-19 crisis parked interest in alternative stores of value – with gold the prime beneficiary. Now cryptocurrencies, with Bitcoin once more to the fore, are firmly back in the spotlight. Lat week, the Bitcoin price reacjed $19,850, just above its previous highest […]

Cryptos, Bitcoin and DeFi Revisited

There’s a lot of interest in cryptos again. Bitcoin’s vertiginous climb to the heady height of three years ago is a sign of this. But much of the interest comes from decentralised Finance ( buzz area if ever there was one). Crowdfundinsider runs a primer on DeFi and other hot topics in a revved-up crypto […]