Author Archive: Jeremy Parkinson

How Wyoming Became a Crypto Hub

How Wyoming Became a Crypto Hub

Key Takeaways Wyoming has passed several laws that have laid the foundations for the cryptocurrency industry to flourish. The state offers tax exemptions and a welcoming regulatory climate for crypto holders and businesses. It also launched a pioneering banking charter for the sector and legally recognizes DAOs. Wyoming is fast becoming the beacon for crypto […]
What Is Going Live on Cardano After Alonzo Launches?

What Is Going Live on Cardano After Alonzo Launches?

Key Takeaways Cardano is due to launch its Alonzo hardfork on Sep. 12, but there are questions over how the ecosystem will look once smart contracts launch. According to various sources, functional Plutus dApps such as decentralized exchanges will not be ready to go live immediately after Alonzo launches. Several projects on Cardano say that […]
Why Are NFTs Valuable?

Why Are NFTs Valuable?

Key Takeaways NFTs have become the status symbol of the crypto rich, with sought-after pieces selling for millions of dollars. Trading volumes and floor prices for NFTs have soared in recent months. Tokenized digital art and fine art share some similarities in the way they are valued. As NFTs sell for millions of dollars, many […]
SEC Charges Crypto Startup Rivetz With Illegal ICO Sale

SEC Charges Crypto Startup Rivetz With Illegal ICO Sale

Key Takeaways Digital key management company Rivetz has been charged by the SEC with operating an illegal securities offering. The defunct company ran an initial coin offering in 2017 that raised $18 million from U.S. investors and the public. Rivetz failed to deliver on its promises, while its founder spent the funds raised on personal […]
Mastercard Buys CipherTrace to Boost Crypto Monitoring

Mastercard Buys CipherTrace to Boost Crypto Monitoring

This news was brought to you by Phemex, our preferred Derivatives Partner. Mastercard has acquired CipherTrace to detect fraud, expand its crypto strategy, and drive innovation. Mastercard To Leverage CipherTrace’s Data Analytics Mastercard, one of the world’s largest card payments companies, has announced a new crypto acquisition. The firm has bought crypto analytics company CipherTrace, […]
Shiba Inu Primed to Run Following Coinbase Pro Listing

Shiba Inu Primed to Run Following Coinbase Pro Listing

Key Takeaways Shiba Inu surged by more than 47% within hours after Coinbase Pro revealed it would add support for the project. If SHIB continues to benefit from the so-called “Coinbase effect,” it could be poised for further gains. Prices could aim for $0.00000911 if buying pressure accelerates. This news was brought to you by […]
Ex-CFTC Officer Becomes Partner At a16z Crypto

Ex-CFTC Officer Becomes Partner At a16z Crypto

Brian Quintenz, a former CFTC commissioner has joined the crypto investment team at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) as an advisory partner. A16z Crypto Hires New Advisor Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has announced a new advisory partner for its crypto investment team–Brian Quintenz, a former Commissioner for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The CFTC is one of the […]
Ukraine Passes Law to Legalize Bitcoin, Crypto Businesses

Ukraine Passes Law to Legalize Bitcoin, Crypto Businesses

Key Takeaways Ukrainian Parliament has voted in favor of the “Virtual Assets Bill.” The bill recognizes crypto as an intangible asset and creates norms for exchange operations. It permits citizens to open and use bank accounts for transactions with crypto assets. Ukraine’s lawmakers have voted in favor of legalizing crypto ownership and businesses operating in […]
Solana, Fantom Recover From Dip to New All-Time Highs

Solana, Fantom Recover From Dip to New All-Time Highs

Key Takeaways More than $300 billion was wiped out of the entire cryptocurrency market cap during Tuesday’s crash. Solana and Fantom managed to weather the storm and rebound strongly. Both cryptocurrencies have made new all-time highs, luring investors into long positions. This news was brought to you by Phemex, our preferred Derivatives Partner. Solana and […]
Robinhood Introduces Recurring Crypto Investments

Robinhood Introduces Recurring Crypto Investments

Robinhood has announced that it will introduce recurring cryptocurrency investments on its trading platform. Buy Crypto for $1 Per Day The feature allows retail investors to purchase cryptocurrency on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis at amounts as little as $1. The company cited market volatility as a reason to use the feature, suggesting that […]