First US Public Pensions Invest in $40M Cryptocurrency Fund

A brace of public pension funds is backing a $40 million venture-capital fund established by Morgan Creek Digital which focuses on cryptocurrency investments. This development marks the first ever involvement of U.S. pension funds in the virtual currency investment space. Pension Funds Anchor $40M Cryptocurrency Investment Morgan Creek Digital announced on Tuesday (February 12, 2019) […]

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Grayscale Has Raised Nearly $330 Million This Year According to Q3 Report

Grayscale’s Q3 2018 Digital Investment Report says the firm has raised around $330 million so far in 2018. Grayscale had raised $25.4 million at this time in 2017.  The latest Digital Asset Investment Report from cryptocurrency firm Grayscale Investments signifies they are still going strong, despite market downturns for virtual currencies in 2018. The report […]

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Crypto-Mergers and Acquisitions Increased by 200% in 2018

Institutional investors, venture capitalists, and other well-heeled entities “in the know” are using a year-long bear market to buy up future technologies for what might turn out to be pennies on the dollar. It Takes Money to Make Money Yesterday CNBC reported that most of  2018 has been a “deal frenzy” for cryptocurrency and blockchain-related companies […]

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Cryptocurrency Loans Go Big As Company Reveals $550M Half-Year Traffic

The cryptocurrency loans offshoot of just one firm saw through-flow of over half a billion dollars in its first six months on the market. ‘Incredibly Strong Reception’ That’s according to third quarter statistics released October 18th by Genesis Capital, a US-based over-the-counter trading firm. In March of this year, Genesis began offering cryptocurrency loans to […]

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‘It’ll Happen Anyway’: Andreas Antonopoulos Criticizes Bitcoin ETFs

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) “fundamentally undermine the underlying principle of peer-to-peer money,” Andreas Antonopoulos claimed, adopting a critical stance on the financial instrument. ‘Not Your Keys – Not Your Bitcoin’ As part of his monthly Q&A session with the cryptocurrency community in July, Antonopoulos, who uses the online sessions to address various key aspects of cryptocurrency as […]

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