Bitcoin

Venture capitalists invest over $16B in blockchain equity since 2012

Did you know that between 2012 and 2020, over 3,000 blockchain venture capital deals occurred across the world? Cointelegraph Consulting has built the most comprehensive data set of all blockchain venture capital to date. Covering over $16 billion invested by 928 different angels, VCs, incubators and corporates, the new 59-page report is the most in-depth […]

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Bitcoin suddenly hits $60K as a new resistance battle liquidates $850M

Bitcoin (BTC) returned to $60,000 on April 10 as a bout of long overdue volatility hit the market in line with analysts’ expectations. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: Tradingview “Being a bear is expensive” Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed a sudden push allowing BTC/USD to exit the $50,000 corridor overnight on Friday. The […]

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Prep time with Bitcoin: Students have fun new ways to study crypto

“Bitcoin” had been an unfamiliar term to many individuals just a few years ago. While cryptocurrency continued to enter the mainstream, Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and other digital assets were being discussed more frequently. Recently, “Bitcoin” searches across Google hit a record high in 2020, and “Buy Crypto” searches surged for the first time at […]

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Mass adoption may take crypto toward centralization

This is the year cryptocurrency finally starts to break into the mainstream. From Elon Musk and Tesla investing in and accepting Bitcoin (BTC) to the recent nonfungible token craze, the days of blockchain tech being the domain of cypherpunks and coders are behind us. Still, the technology has not quite advanced to the stage where […]

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Can crypto trading and investing be taught in just one book?

Cryptocurrency books aimed at novice users or non-users tend to follow a very similar pattern. Almost all start with an obligatory “history of money” and explain why fiat is, let’s say, “flawed,” — to be polite. Then Bitcoin (BTC) in introduced, wielding a fistful of shiny new tech that can address some of these issues. […]

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Russian lobby group launches new campaign against anti-crypto laws

A group of Russian lobbyists led by the law firm Digital Rights Center has launched a new campaign against regulatory initiatives that they feel are impeding cryptocurrency adoption in the country. The group has created a platform designed to help resist the adoption of laws that hamper the turnover of cryptocurrencies and digital assets in […]

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VC funds bullish on crypto, increase investment in blockchain startups

Venture capital funding for crypto and blockchain startups looks set to break records in 2021. As previously reported by Cointelegraph, crypto firms received more funding in the first quarter of 2021 than the whole of 2020. Indeed, three companies in the market attracted $1.1 billion from backers in Q1 202 — a third of the […]

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Renowned stock picker believes Bitcoin will eclipse gold’s $10T market cap

Ark Invest believes Bitcoin’s (BTC) market capitalization will one day “comfortably eclipse” that of gold, and exceed $10 trillion, reports the London Times. Headed up by veteran stock picker Cathie Wood, analysts at Ark believe Bitcoin’s $1 trillion value is set to rise tenfold in the coming years, as it moves from being a fringe […]

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Record first quarter for institutional crypto investment products: CoinShares

According to digital asset investment manager CoinShares, the first quarter of 2021 has hit a new record for institutional crypto product inflows. As reported in the April 6 CoinShares Fund Flows Weekly bulletin, Q1 of this year hit a new record with $4.5 billion in inflows compared with $3.9 billion in the final quarter of […]

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