Let’s say you’re a 17-year-old high school senior. You finished near the top of your class, you nailed your SATs and now you’re trying to figure out where to go to college.  Option A is…

The Money Reimagined Podcast After reading this newsletter, make sure you check out the latest edition of our podcast.  This week, Sheila Warren and I talk to Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf about self-sovereign identity,…

SWRV, the native token of the newly-launched decentralized finance platform, Swerve Finance, surged 33 percent in the last 24 hours. The SWRV/USD exchange rate changed hands for $7.53 per token as of 1100 GMT Thursday.…

Most people would be happy to have World Wide Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s wealth, which is reportedly somewhere between $10 million and $60 million.  Yet, Berners-Lee’s net worth pales into insignificance against that of…

To foretell the future of decentralized finance (DeFi), the exploding new field in which decentralized governance protocols set and execute the terms for lending, borrowing and stablecoin issuance, one should look to the past.  Specifically,…

The market capitalization of Tether (USDT) surpassed $12 billion as of Aug. 14, according to cryptocurrency market analytics firm Coinmetrics. Meanwhile, some believe the rapidly-rising valuation of the dominant stablecoin positively benefits Bitcoin (BTC) in…

With the recent rise of Bitcoin prices and the Bitcoin halvening, new entrants into the cryptocurrency field may wonder where they can self-custody their Bitcoin in the most secure way. BitAmp’s Emphasis on Privacy and…

The Halving (sometimes referred to as “the Halvening”) is the predetermined moment when Bitcoin’s block subsidy gets cut in half. The halving of Bitcoin’s block subsidy occurs every 210,000 blocks (approximately every four years) and is a…