So, you’re trying to get a job in crypto. Do you need a degree to showcase your mastery of blockchain technology? “No,” said Columbia University adjunct professor Omid Malekan, “because that almost doesn’t exist.” This…

Bitcoin is exhibiting confusing price action currently, reeling from the slew of negative news but withstanding a fall back to retest lows. Eventually, the stalemate between bulls and bears will break, and an enormous decision-making…

  Fintech venture firm Draper Goren Holm (DGH) is today announcing an investment in Simetria, an Israeli digital securities exchange. According to an announcement shared with Finance Magnates, Simetria will leverage Ownera’s financial peer-to-peer (FinP2P)…

Some time ago, one of the more thoughtful critiques of Bitcoin went a little like this: “Sure, bitcoin is scarce in its supply, but since it’s effectively costless to clone the software and fork it,…

Currently, Bitcoin traders are overall net long. But talk of a second wave has memories of March’s flash crash fresh on the mind. Source: blockchainwhispers.com The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has issued…

After dipping dangerously close to levels below $9,900 last week, Bitcoin appears to have regained a solid standing above $10k. And indeed, things are looking upward: a week ago, the price of Bitcoin sat around…

After dipping dangerously close to levels below $9,900 last week, Bitcoin appears to have regained a solid standing above $10k. And indeed, things are looking upward: a week ago, the price of Bitcoin sat around…

More bitcoins were tokenized than mined this Sunday, decentralized finance is coming to the Bitcoin system and a former Prudential Securities CEO thinks crypto is a safe bet.  You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most…

One of the biggest crypto narratives over the past few months has been decentralized finance — better known as “DeFi.” Coins pertaining to this segment of the blockchain space have gone parabolic and users of…

CoinDesk columnist Nic Carter is a partner at Castle Island Ventures, a venture fund based in Cambridge, Mass., that focuses on public blockchains. He is also the co-founder of Coin Metrics, a blockchain analytics startup.…

Bitcoin’s consolidation phase seen throughout the past several weeks muddied the confidence that many investors previously had regarding the strength of its uptrend. Although the crypto’s 150% surge from its March lows has been incredibly…

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) is still struggling to break out above $10,000 following three failed attempts over a 36-day period. Traders remain mixed on the short-term price trend of BTC as macro indicators suggest…

Although most investors are keeping a close eye on Bitcoin, some crypto assets have been seeing extremely strong performances as of late. In the past day alone, more than a dozen altcoins in the top…

There are many types of hockey-stick evolutions in new industries. Startups dream of the lying-on-its-back L shape for their sales growth. Entrepreneurs chase the “escape velocity” funding momentum. And a subsector can simmer along with…

Chase Bank has settled a class action lawsuit brought by defendants who claim the J.P. Morgan subsidiary overcharged credit card fees for crypto purchases. Meanwhile, a new report shows that a million “timelocked” bitcoin transactions…

Each week we ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! Each participant then…

Last year, one of the biggest narratives in the Bitcoin market was that tensions between China and the U.S. — which culminated in a massive trade war — was pushing cryptocurrencies higher. Whenever President Donald…

Ten years ago yesterday, programmer Laszlo Hanyecz paid 10,000 Bitcoin for two Papa John’s pizzas in a trade that took place publicly on the Bitcoin Talk forum.  Bitcoin Pizza ad from 2010 | Source: BitcoinTalk.org…

Bitcoin treaded water in the high $9,000 range Monday as stocks rallied and traders wondered when the cryptocurrency would break the five-digit barrier again. Stocks, meanwhile, got a boost a day after Federal Reserve Chair…

Charts tracking the price of bitcoin dominate six buzzing monitors in the third floor office of a rotting, centuries-old tower block in the heart of Kiev. A pattern emerges among the shifting forms and shapes,…