Venture capital and its relationship with Bitcoin

    Although VC funds have been rushing to support various crypto startups, much of that money has not gone to Bitcoin-focused companies, notes Bitcoin Magazine. With the printing press in overdrive, there is an ever-increasing amount of fiat looking for a home. In order to avoid being debased and lose purchasing power, capital allocators are charged…

    VC investors in 2021 poured more money into crypto-assets than the prior 10 years

    This year, venture capital funds have infused over $30 billion into the crypto sector, which is more than the previous 10 years combined for the new blockchain technology. According to PitchBook Data, that’s almost four-fold the prior high of about $8 billion in 2018, the year following Bitcoin’s 1,300% surge. Fearing to miss out, numerous…

    Jack Dorsey believes Bitcoin will replace the US dollar

    Crypto enthusiast and ex-Twitter CEO believes Bitcoin will replace the dollar. Jack Dorsey also said crypto users don’t own Web3, implying that the so-called decentralized internet is actually in the hands of venture capitalists. Jack Dorsey, the former Twitter CEO and chief of fintech firm Block (formerly Square), had a tweet exchange Monday evening with…

    Bloomberg: Indexing is coming to crypto funds via Decentralized Exchanges

    Main attraction lies in turning the funds into tradable tokens, write ByOlga Kharif and Vildana Hajric on Bloomberg. However, DAO hacks remain a common threat, while legal protection is limited. Index funds have long been pitched as a low-risk and inexpensive way to invest. Now they’re coming to the rollicking world of cryptocurrencies, but with…

    Dubai’s ColossalBit buys NFT of Diego Maradona’s pen used for Napoli contract signing

    Dubai-based technology company ColossalBit, focusing on non-fungible tokens (NFTs), has purchased the NFT of the ST DuPont pen used by football legend Diego Maradona to sign a contract with Napoli in 1984. ColossalBit, a Dubai-based consulting, design, and development company specializing in blockchain, cryptocurrencies, DeFi, and NFTs, made the winning bid for the S.T. DuPont…

    Bank of Russia confirms its anti-crypto stance

    The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has again taken an antagonistic stance against crypto, citing crypto’s inherent volatility and illegal use as a key reason for their conservative position. Sources said the CBR’s current stance on cryptocurrency is one of “complete rejection.” CBR Governor, Elvira Nabiullina, said during Friday’s online press conference that the Bank…