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Why the Crypto market will be trillions

July 9th, 2018 at 9:46 am » Comments Off

Public embarrassment is a horrible feeling. We’ve all experienced in one form or another. Predicting the future of technology is daunting enough but mix that with the future of money and markets – forget about it. The effort was to convey a whole worldview in less than ten minutes. Needless to say, it required a […]



‘You can hear the panic in the bankers’ voices’ says Tim Draper

June 23rd, 2018 at 7:21 am » Comments Off

Most advice around ICOs tends to center on researching the team or project themselves, but Draper favors a different approach. The never-ending debate is if Bitcoin is a universal currency. I attend the final session of the Blockchain Economic Forum in San Francisco, where venture capitalist Tim Draper was interviewed by former Obama administration CFTC […]



Basic income could work—if you do it Canada-style

June 22nd, 2018 at 11:04 am » Comments Off

A Canadian province is giving people money with no strings attached—revealing both the appeal and the limitations of the idea. Dana Bowman, 56, expresses gratitude for fresh produce at least 10 times in the hour and a half we’re having coffee on a frigid spring day in Lindsay, Ontario. Over the many years she scraped […]



Electric scooter startup Bird is the fastest company to reach a valuation of $1 billion.

June 18th, 2018 at 10:13 am » Comments Off

Bird, one of many scooter startups currently sweeping the US, was last valued at $400 million after closing $100 million in series B funding in early March. In late May, Bird was reported to be raising $150 million in series C funding led by Sequoia Capital, at a $1 billion valuation. People familiar with the […]



Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak wants ‘pure’ bitcoin to become the global internet currency

June 8th, 2018 at 9:36 am » Comments Off

 Bitcoin’s Two Possible Outcomes According to this digital asset manager. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has thrown his weight behind Jack Dorsey’s hope that Bitcoin will emerge as the global currency of the internet. The Twitter (TWTR, +3.02%) and Square CEO said last month that the internet is “going to have a native currency” and he hoped […]



Dutch central bank warns about the rise of the cashless society

June 8th, 2018 at 9:20 am » Comments Off

No cash here. The Dutch central bank DNB said on Tuesday it had concerns about the decline in the use of cash, saying the lightning-fast rise in digital payments could lead to vulnerable groups having limited access to goods and services. While apps and other digital methods of payment are rising in popularity, ‘there is […]



Ryan Van Wagenen discusses how cryptocurrency will play into digital currency going forward

May 29th, 2018 at 9:36 am » Comments Off

Ryan Van Wagenen has been with Global Private Equity for nearly a decade and is no stranger to the cryptocurrency movement. Since being promoted to Director within GPE in 2011, Van Wagenen has been covering the firm’s technology coverage and has seen a lot of growth in the sector. The question one must ask about […]



The dollar will be replaced by gold and cryptocurrency by 2040

May 16th, 2018 at 10:21 am » Comments Off

Fiat money will lose its significance to gold and the cryptocurrencies in the next twenty years, said Robert Kiyosaki, bestselling author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad” and his latest ,”Why The Rich Are Getting Richer.” The self-proclaimed gold bug is one of few investors to be bullish on both bitcoin and gold, noting that the […]



SEC decision on Ethereum cryptocurrency could affect others funded by ICOs

May 10th, 2018 at 9:28 am » Comments Off

The SEC is scrutinizing Ether, second only to bitcoin in value, to determine if it should be considered a security; the decision could affect other digital currencies launched through initial coin offerings. The second most valuable cryptocurrency behind bitcoin, Ethereum, is under regulatory scrutiny by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which is considering whether […]



This generation has a huge and growing student debt burden. It’s not who you think

May 5th, 2018 at 9:48 am » Comments Off

A recent analysis of American debt revealed a startling shift: Borrowers between the ages of 45 and 74 now owe more money in education-related debt, on average, than do younger college graduates. People under age 35 with student debt owe $32,900 on average, according to data from the Fed’s 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances. That […]



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