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Leading FinTech Investor Is A Crypto Optimist But A Blockchain Pessimist

Matt Harris has been investing in FinTech companies since before the term was coined. He was initially drawn to the field partially due to the lack of attention it was getting 20 years ago. I recently caught up with him, and we covered the core four segments of FinTech: payments, …

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Crypto Project Basis Is Shuttering. Here’s What Its Top Investor Had to Say

Basis, a once-highflying cryptocurrency project, is shuttering. Formerly known as Basecoin, Basis raised $133 million in venture capital earlier this year to develop a so-called stablecoin, a cryptocurrency whose price remains fixed, despite market volatility. The company said in a post on its website Thursday that it would return the …

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In Cryptocurrency Debate, UCLA Prof Juggles Investor Protection With Entrepreneurship

Professor James Park of UCLA School of Law. Photo by Jason Doiy When does a token become a security? It’s a question that courts, the SEC and startups are tackling on an increasingly frequent basis. Now taking a swing at an answer is UCLA School of Law Professor James Park, a …

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Blockchain Technology Industry Causing Chinese Investor Jitters

Many Chinese blockchain investors found themselves in an unnerving predicament after the recent disenchanting cryptocurrency market plunge that saw the industry nosedive by over 75 percent. According to the latest reports, many of them are growing skeptical about the viability of blockchain projects. They question whether blockchain was ever the …

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Eight Tips Every Cryptocurrency Investor Must Know

Dharma Wheel representing the Eight-Fold PathXuanfa Institute The Eightfold Path to Enlightened Crypto Investing As a new cryptocurrency investor, kicking off your shoes and taking your first steps along the Path of The Blockchain, you’ve probably found yourself asking the following questions: did the bitcoin bubble really burst, is it …

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VC Investor: Fundamentals Show Bitcoin and Ethereum Oversold in Bear Market

It’s no secret that 2018 has been a rough year for cryptocurrencies, with Bitcoin falling over 80% from its 2017 highs, and most major altcoins dropping 90% or more. Despite the market’s poor performance, one venture capitalist laid out his case for why Bitcoin and Ethereum are currently oversold from …

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$170,000: Bitcoin Investor Fails to Backup Recovery Password, Loses Access to Funds Blockchain Wallet

/latest/2018/12/170-000-bitcoin-investor-fails-to-backup-recovery-password-loses-access-to-funds-bitcoin-wallet/ 170-000-bitcoin-investor-fails-to-backup-recovery-password-loses-access-to-funds-bitcoin-wallet Kerem Albayrak, a resident of Istanbul, Turkey, claims he lost access to $170,000 in digital currency as he did not properly back up his recovery phrase to his cryptocurrency wallet. In a Reddit post, Albayrak explained in detail what happened. He first noted that he bought an iMac for …

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How This Cryptocurrency Is Using Blockchain To Build Investor Trust

Not too long ago, the total number of cryptocurrencies passed 2,000, representing a total market cap of nearly $200 billion, according to Investing.com. In addition to the major ones like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple, there are digital currencies of every stripe, but only one that offers a unique vision of …

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Billionaire Investor Jim Breyer Warns of Crypto ‘Nuclear Winter’

Greetings from China, where Fortune just concluded its 2018 Global Tech Forum in Guangzhou, a city whose industrial potency permeates the air, literally, in the form of a throat-tickling miasma. I am spending the week unwinding in the revivifying climes of Hong Kong, puffing my lungs on hopeful gusts off …

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