Kraken Crypto Exchange Adds Tribe Co-Founder as Third Board Member

Arjun Sethi has become Kraken's third board member.

Business  ·  20 May 2021

‘Thrill’ and ‘Status’ Driving Young People to Crypto Investment, Says UK Financial Watchdog

These young investors "skew more towards being female, under 40 and from a BAME background," the regulator said.

Policy & regulation  ·  23 March 2021

Pseudonymous $69M Beeple NFT Buyer MetaKovan Reveals True Identity

Vignesh Sundaresan said he wants to show Indians and people of color they could be art patrons, too.

People  ·  18 March 2021

Billionaire Investor Howard Marks Warming to Bitcoin

Marks, who is worth $2.1 billion, said his early comments on bitcoin were a "knee-jerk reaction."

News  ·  16 March 2021

JPMorgan Survey: 78% of Institutional Investors Don’t Plan to Invest in Crypto

While most wouldn't invest yet, 58% of respondents believe that crypto is "here to stay."

News  ·  4 March 2021
Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund Manager Daniel Loeb Says He’s Taking a Crypto ‘Deep Dive’

The New York-based hedge fund founder described cryptocurrency as a "real test of being open to new and controversial ideas."

People  ·  2 March 2021

Thai SEC Backtracks on Unpopular Proposal for New Crypto Investor Qualifications

Thailand's SEC now says it didn't mean it when it proposed a $33,000 minimum annual income for new crypto traders.

News  ·  2 March 2021

Lawsuit Against Crypto Project Bancor Dismissed in New York

The lawsuit had alleged investors had been misled by Bancor and that its tokens were in fact securities.

Policy & regulation  ·  24 February 2021

‘India’s Warren Buffett,’ Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Backs Bitcoin Ban

Jhunjhunwala told CNBC he "will never buy bitcoin" and that Indian regulators should step in and ban cryptocurrencies.

People  ·  23 February 2021

Thailand’s Securities Regulator Eyes Qualifications for New Crypto Investors

The regulator believes new cryptocurrency investors should have a certain level of trading experience and financial reserves.

News  ·  15 February 2021

Industry Group Says Hong Kong’s Proposed Crypto Rules Could Drive Traders Underground

Hong Kong’s plan to restrict cryptocurrency investment to professionals means retail investors could move to unlicensed venues, said Global Digital Finance.

Policy & regulation  ·  15 February 2021

Gemini Survey Finds Over 40% of UK Crypto Investors Are Women

The survey found cryptocurrency investing is becoming more diverse.

News  ·  29 January 2021

Bitcoin Falls 5% Despite Continued Accumulation by Investors

Bitcoin fell from $36,000 to $34,000 Wednesday morning, despite continued buying from investors.

Markets  ·  20 January 2021

Mexican Billionaire Reveals 10% of His Liquid Assets Are in Bitcoin

Billionaire founder of Grupo Salinas, Ricardo Salinas Pliego, said: "Bitcoin protects the citizen from government expropriation."

Business  ·  18 November 2020

Number of Bitcoin ‘Whale’ Addresses at Highest Since Autumn 2016

The number of investors with over 1,000 bitcoin has peaked to four-year highs amid the recent price rally.

Markets  ·  26 October 2020