A slew of big-name crypto CEOs have recently stepped down, leading investors to assume they couldn’t take the heat (or chill) of the crypto winter. High inflation, interest rate hikes and market volatility have certainly exacerbated C-suite turnover. The September US Consumer Index Report was unpromising as CPI rose
The crypto world was once solely inhabited by computer scientists and crypto-anarchists. Recent progress in the adoption, demand and exposure of crypto has made its way onto the political stage. Within the past few years, crypto transaction volumes have soared as retail investors clamored for crypto, followed quickly by major
Ethereum’s long-awaited merge was a success! Why did the price collapse? Ethereum’s ambitious move from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake was successfully completed September 15, 2022, making the network 99% more energy efficient with increased security and scalability. Failure could have meant disrupted trade, a drop in crypto markets and
No asset is safe from the economic slump as BTC, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq become increasingly correlated. Since the beginning of COVID-19 in March 2020, we have witnessed increasing correlation between crypto and traditional financial markets. COVID-19 fear triggered a crash in both equities and crypto
This is not the first crypto winter, but it is the most significant. Crypto’s explosion into mainstream culture means that more investors, institutions and exchanges are impacted than ever before. There are over 300 crypto exchanges in operation, majority of which face major losses. Some CEO’s, like Coinbase’
Ten leaders who changed their tune about cryptocurrency, for better or worse. The opinion of successful business leaders matters for the success or failure of a new technology. Their acknowledgement or approval can fast track the diffusion of new technology within a social system. Cryptocurrency has been a particularly polemic
Crypto adoption has skyrocketed the world over - how are regulators adapting? Approximately 300 million people own cryptocurrency worldwide and that number is expected to reach 1 billion by the end of 2022. In the United States alone, 16% of people say they have invested in, traded, or used cryptocurrency.
Cryptocurrency’s role in the Russia-Ukraine conflict could pave the way for future application in global conflict As the Russian-Ukrainian war surges ahead, we are witnessing the value of blockchain and cryptocurrency in the age of modern warfare. The value of a new technology in society depends on how it
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