カテゴリー: Investors

Chatter Report: Voorhees Questions ‘Smart Money’, Sechet Explains ‘Miners Don’t Vote’ Declaration

Voorhees Questions Crypto VC ‘Smart Money’, Sechet Explains Pacia’s 'Miners Don’t Vote’ DeclarationIn today’s Chatter Report, Erik Voorhees criticizes cryptocurrency-focused venture capital firms for reneging on their signed term sheet deals. Also, Steve Patterson calls out Amaury Sechet over Chris Pacia’s comment that miners don’t vote. Lastly, imaginary_username contemplates on the different roles of miners and users in Bitcoin.  Also read: BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions […]

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Bitwise Launches Bitcoin Fund, Driven by Client Interest

Bitwise Launches Bitcoin Fund, Driven by Client InterestBitwise Asset Management has launched two new cryptocurrency funds, one of which only invests in BTC. The launch “is driven by inbound client interest and investor dissatisfaction with existing options,” the company says. The market downturn has also given investors “a unique opportunity to enter the market at prices many thought we’d never see again.” […]

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Chatter Report: Pompliano Praises Bitcoin Performance, Antonopoulos Says Death Spiral ‘Unlikely’

Anthony Pompliano: Bitcoin "Best Performing Asset”, Andreas Antonopoulos: Bitcoin Death Spiral “Unlikely”In today’s Chatter Report, we explore the different ways crypto influencers have been responding to the low prices of 2018. Some are unfazed like Anthony Pompliano, who still believes that bitcoin is the best performing asset. Others are reassuring like Andreas Antonopoulos, who has been busy addressing concerns about bitcoin being in a death spiral. The rest […]

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SEC Fails to Show Court Blockvest Tokens Are Securities

SEC Fails to Show Court Blockvest Tokens Are SecuritiesA U.S. district judge has denied the motion filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against cryptocurrency company Blockvest and its founder. The SEC failed to show the court that Blockvest’s tokens are securities. The company has set up a fictitious regulatory agency and claimed its ICO is endorsed by three different U.S. regulators. Also […]

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ICOs Use Sponsored Reviews to Attract Investors

ICOs Use Sponsored Reviews to Attract InvestorsAlthough the 2018 cryptocurrency bull trend has humbled many self-proclaimed crypto “experts,” the business of sponsored cryptocurrency reviews has continued to boom, influencing many market participants in the process. Also Read: Estonia to Tighten Rules for Licensed Crypto Companies  ICOs Sponsor Social Media Influencers Hacken, a Ukrainian startup, partnered with social media influencers to promote its […]

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The Daily: Kucoin Enables Credit Card Payments, Coinbase Pro Adds Zcash

The Daily: Kucoin Enables Credit Card Payments, Coinbase Pro Ads ZcashDigital asset exchange Kucoin has partnered with an Israeli startup to introduce credit card payments for cryptocurrency purchases and we’ve covered it in The Daily. Also, Coinbase has added privacy coin zcash to its professional trading platform, while Okex has delisted dozens of trading pairs with low liquidity. And in Ghana, over 100,000 investors have […]

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Italian Securities Regulator Warns Against Three Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Companies

Italy's Securities Regulator Warns Against Three Unlicensed Cryptocurrency CompaniesItaly’s financial regulator, the National Commission for Companies and the Stock Exchange (CONSOB), has warned against three cryptocurrency companies engaged in schemes to promote cryptocurrency mining and investments. CONSOB said the companies were neither licensed nor authorized to provide the services they promised. Also read: North Korea to Hold Crypto Conference in April Cease and Desist […]

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Spain Monitors 15,000 Cryptocurrency Investors to Curb Tax Evasion

Spain Monitors 15,000 Cryptocurrency Investors to Curb Tax EvasionSpain’s Ministry of the Treasury has identified 15,000 cryptocurrency investors it will monitor to prevent tax evasion and money laundering, according to local media reports. The ministry has vowed to ensure that the investors pay taxes on capital gains from digital currency transactions and that they declare any other benefits accrued from trading. Also Read: KPMG: […]

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KPMG: Institutional Investment Key to Cryptoassets Growth

KPMG: Institutional Investment Key to Cryptoassets GrowthAuditors KPMG have published a report stressing the need for institutional investors to join the cryptocurrency industry. The report outlines the importance of cryptoassets as an investment alternative and how institutional investors can take part in the process. Also Read: Zimbabweans Use BTC to Pay For Food Hampers Amid Foreign Currency Crisis ‘Digital Assets Have Potential, […]

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Crypto Detectives Project Rates and Investigates Suspicious ICOs

Non-Profit Project Investigates and Rates Suspicious ICOsAn online platform created in Russia has set a noble goal of making the cryptocurrency industry safer for investors. The project investigates initial coin offerings (ICOs) that have raised suspicions and performs the due diligence for free. A report about each ICO is then published containing а summary of the findings and a conclusion about […]

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