FINANCE & CRYPTO

Grayscale Throws Weight Behind Uniswap in New DeFi Fund

Grayscale is betting big on Uniswap. The largest cryptocurrency investment manager announced a new decentralized finance (DeFi) fund providing investors exposure to the top cryptocurrencies by market cap. Minimum investments start at $50,000, according to a...

Fidelity Has Noticed ‘More Interest’ and ‘Demand’ for Ethereum

Fidelity has its eyes on Ethereum. When the Boston-based asset manager launched its digital custody last year, Bitcoin was the only cryptocurrency available to eligible investors. But Fidelity may soon wade into Ethereum and other...

George Soros’ Hedge Fund Has Reportedly Entered the Bitcoin Game

George Soros' hedge fund may have just pulled the trigger on Bitcoin. Sources at Soros Fund Management told TheStreet that their firm's chief investment officer Dawn Fitzpatrick gave the green light on trading Bitcoin as part...

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman Backs Eye-Scanning Crypto Venture Worldcoin

A Silicon Valley kingmaker is eying your iris. According to Bloomberg, OpenAI CEO and former Y Combinator President Sam Altman has backed Worldcoin—an early stage cryptocurrency startup which aims to scan irises to create unique...

Could El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption Spark Economic Crisis?

The El Salvador Bitcoin surprise was the green light seen around the world. When El Salvadorian President Nayib Bukele announced during the Miami Bitcoin conference that his country would be the first to accept Bitcoin...

Republican Party Apparatus Will Accept Political Donations in Cryptocurrency

House Republicans will accept cryptocurrency as political donations. The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) announced on Thursday plans to process crypto donations through BitPay. "We are focused on pursuing every avenue possible to further our mission...

Deutsche Bank Announces End of ‘Neoliberalism’ and Forecasts Recession

Deutsche Bank says the good days of neoliberalism and Reagan era economic policy are over, and the worst is yet to come. "It is no exaggeration to say that we are departing from neoliberalism and...

Did Bitcoin Maximalism Become Fanaticism at the Miami Conference?

God may be dead, but religion isn’t.  The “Bitcoin 2021” conference brought together a ten-thousand-plus legion of devoted believers. Founders, investors, developers, day traders, and retail hodlers swarmed the modern-day Vatican of the Bitcoin movement:...

Twobadour Muses on What He Plans to Do With His Firm’s $69 Million Beeple...

When Beeple’s Everydays NFT sold for an earth shattering $69 million during a Christie’s auction earlier this year, the art community was forced into a philosophical reckoning.  What is the value of art? Can artwork...

Is the Coinbase IPO Game Over For Bitcoin and DeFi Naysayers?

Cryptocurrency chats on Telegram were ablaze with rocket emojis ahead of the Coinbase IPO on Wednesday. Although longtime players in crypto often approach the centralized exchange with caution—citing concerns over astronomical fees and reporting...