Sterling Witzke, partner at the Winklevoss twins’ family office Winklevoss Capital, says she doesn’t think 2019 will be the watershed year for institutional investors to get into crypto. Witzke backed her claim by arguing that expectations are running ahead of facts on the ground.
Witzke made her remarks during an interview with Cointelegraph at the Crypto Finance Conference in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Jan. 17. She argued that the upshot of the 2017 crypto market bull run — when Bitcoin soared to all-time highs of $20,000 a coin — has been a skewed perception of what it takes for traditional capital to embrace innovation
Happy and humbled to present "AI and Blockchain: 2019 Trends" today at the sold-out community event organized by #Cryptovalley! Such a privilege to share about the new Connectome project I'm part of, as head of content strategy: Of Human-like AI and virtual human agents!
I had fun in the panel after the presentation. The topic pivoted from crypto/blockchain into human-like AI, INVESTING in AI (hahaha) and the future of work. In particular, I enjoyed talking to fellow panelists--there were two CTOs and one lawyer on the same panel. So they shared really in-depth domain knowledge~ ...Last but not least, it's always a pleasure to be on a panel moderated by Rennie~ ^^ I learnt a lot! 😊 #ikiguide#connectome#blockchain#bitcoin#cryptocurrency#ethereum#eth#btc#ripple#stellarlumens#xlm#ada#cardano
The head of the village administration, Maxim Golosnoy, invested in Cardano coin. The locals have already recognized it as the means of payment along with Bitcoin and Ethereum. The head of the village council bought coins for $ 0.14, and after 1.5 months he sold some of them for $ 0.39 to return own investments. If he had not done this, he would have earned now at its price of $ 1,392🤷♀️ ⠀
Maxim Golosnoy wants to continue to invest in cryptocurrency. He says that in 2019, the profit can reach 2000 hryvnia for each inhabitant of the village. The enthusiast is even going to convince the Kiev authorities that the village’s budget surplus should be invested in the purchase of cryptocurrency. And revenues should be invested in the construction of rural roads💪🤟🤝 ⠀
Kiev is going to legalize cryptocurrency over the next 3 years. The work on the act is now being conducted.
Coinstar, the maker of kiosks that turn loose change into cash and gift cards, has partnered with cryptocurrency ATM startup Coinme to let users buy bitcoin.
The Seattle-based companies said bitcoin is available for purchase at select Coinstar kiosks in Safeway and Albertsons stores in California, Texas and Washington. As part of the partnership, Coinstar invested an undisclosed sum in Coinme.
High Demand For Bitcoin? Binance Sees Massive Registrations in Europe!
On January 16, the world’s largest crypto exchange by daily volume Binance launched a crypto-to-fiat trading platform in Jersey, enabling British pound and euro trading pairs with Bitcoin.
Within less than 24 hours following the launch, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) has said that the exchange is already overwhelmed with registrations.
CZ said: “Binance.je is overwhelmed with registrations. There is a backlog of KYC verifications already. More resources are allocated to reduce it. In the mean time, we appreciate your understanding and patience. The registration prize is FIFO based, no worries. Just crazy! One thing we do “well” is underestimating ourselves, and the market.” More Competition in the European Crypto Market
Throughout the past 12 months, the Bitcoin market has experienced an 80 percent decline in valuation as the combined value of all cryptocurrencies in the market fell from $800 billion to $120 billion.
However, key players in the global cryptocurrency sector including Binance are continuously expanding, leading efforts to facilitate the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies.
Previously, Wei Zhou, the CFO at Binance, said that fiat-to-crypto on-ramps are critical in achieving the first level of Bitcoin adoption and awareness amongst newly emerging users.
The entrance of Binance into both the European and British cryptocurrency markets is expected to provide existing dominant companies such as Coinbase and Bitstamp a stiff competition.
Wei Zhou stated: “Expanding the cryptocurrency exchange markets with fiat currencies in the European region is opening new economic opportunities for Europeans as well as freedom from looming Brexit uncertainty where the pound and euro are also in concern. Through Binance Jersey, we want to help bridge the crypto-fiat channel for Europe and the U.K. as part of our global expansion to support broader cryptocurrency adoption.” #newbtc#binance#crypto#cryptocurrency#cryptonews#bitcoin#ripple#ethereum#litecoin#tron#crytotrading#cardano
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Der #Bitcoin ist am Donnerstag gefallen. Am Mittag fiel der Bitcoin auf 3.614,61 US-Dollar, nachdem er am Vortag noch bei 3.616,97 US-Dollar gehandelt worden war.
Der #BitcoinCash notiert bei 127,38 US-Dollar. Am Vortag stand der Bitcoin Cash noch bei 127,70 Dollar.
Der #Ethereum notiert gegenüber dem Vortag mit rotem Vorzeichen. Zuletzt stand der Ethereum bei 122,62 Dollar.
Mit dem #Litecoin ging es auf 30,62 US-Dollar bergab. Der Kurs hatte am Vortag noch bei 31,37 US-Dollar gestanden.
Der #Ripple verteuert sich heute auf 0,3275 US-Dollar, während er am Vortag bei 0,3296 Dollar gestanden hatte.
Der #Cardano hat gegenüber dem Vortag angezogen. Aktuell ist ein Cardano 0,0447 US-Dollar wert. Gestern stand der Kurs noch bei 0,0445 US-Dollar.
Der #Monero notiert am Donnerstag bei 44,77 US-Dollar. Damit rutschte der Monero-Kurs unter den Stand vom Vortag von 45,73 US-Dollar.
Der #IOTA präsentiert sich gegenüber dem Vortag mit grünem Vorzeichen. Zuletzt stand der IOTA bei 0,3033 Dollar.
Der Kurs der Digitalwährung #Verge liegt heute bei 0,0067 US-Dollar im Minus. Am Vortag bezifferte sich der Kurs auf 0,0068 US-Dollar.
Mit dem #Stellar ging es auf 0,1061 US-Dollar abwärts. Der Kurs hatte am Vortag noch bei 0,1067 US-Dollar gestanden.
Der #NEM präsentiert sich gegenüber dem Vortag mit grünem Vorzeichen. Zuletzt lag der NEM bei 0,0565 Dollar.
Der #Dash fiel auf 69,30 US-Dollar, nachdem er am Vortag bei 70,23 Dollar gelegen hatte.
Der #NEO zeigt sich am Donnerstag bei 7,429 US-Dollar. Damit rutschte der NEO-Kurs unter den Stand vom Vortag von 7,553 US-Dollar.
Known as Unit-e, the proposed cryptocurrency will purportedly have the capacity to rival Visa and Mastercard in terms of transactions processed per second. The participating professors include prominent researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), UC-Berkeley, Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Southern California, and the University of Washington.
The researchers are working together under the banner of Distributed Technology Research (DTR), a non-profit foundation backed by Pantera Capital for the purpose of developing next-generation digital currencies to achieve wide adoption. Unit-e should launch in the second half of 2019 with a stated goal of processing 10,000 transactions per second, which would put it out on its own as the network with the highest throughput ahead of Visa’s 1,700 transactions per second and Bitcoin’s ~10 transactions per second.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in life. Fear is fake it’s only in your mind. You will be able to say to yourself, “I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” People ask me how are you making so much money at only 17. It’s because I didn’t settle for less, I have had opportunities which would make me a millionaire in my 20s but I wanted it earlier so I kept looking for for ways to achieve it. The thing is once you have a dream no matter what it is you must then create a plan to achieve that dream otherwise it will remain a dream forever.
17 and I’m almost reaching it. You can do it too. Keep pushing yourself, your “fun” should always be work, and only work.
Time to take AXB Financial to new higher highs.
📱Bitcoin Powerhouse BitGo Launches OTC Desk📱
BitGo, a long-standing Bitcoin heavyweight based in Palo Alto, made a forward-thinking announcement. Via a Medium blog post, the upstart, which has serviced Ripple, Pantera Capital, Bitstamp, among others, revealed that it would be joining hands with Digital Currency group subsidiary Genesis Global Trading.🤝
It was claimed that BitGo and Genesis’ collaboration will take the form of a pseudo-crypto exchange, which will allow clients to “buy and sell digital assets directly from the security of their BitGo Trust cold storage account.” Genesis, headed by Michael Moro, will provide its expertise in facilitating large-sum, institutionally-sourced transactions, while BitGo will leverage its veteran status in the Bitcoin custody subsector to provide security for the offering.📈
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