Digital Assets

Digital assets are about more than just Bitcoin. The global adoption of blockchain, expansion of cross-border payments, new investment vehicles tied to intellectual property, and more, could one day establish a global market of digitized assets worth $50 trillion. This channel provides access to the latest developments, opportunities, risks, and thought leaders in the growing Digital Assets space.

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Hacker Uses Ingenious MO to Siphon $1M from VC Firm

Security researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point relate how Chinese hackers hijacked $1 million of seed money that was supposed to travel from a Chinese venture capital firm to an Israeli startup. A “Man-in-the-Middle” attack, spoofed emails, bogus domains, lots of planning, plenty of patience, and bingo!

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Hot wheels of the future: Pre-fitted crypto wallets
July 24, 2019

Mercedes may soon have pre-installed in its cars a blockchain powered mobility platform that will do everything from managing your trip to processing digital contracts, “including the financial posting of…

Crypto hedge fund Pantera: Bitcoin $42,000 possible in 2019
July 24, 2019

Dan Morehead, founder and CEO of crypto-focused hedge fund Pantera Capital, is not afraid to make mind-numbing projections for bitcoin. But the crypto perma-bull has a basis.

Crypto Hedge Fund Pantera: Bitcoin will Benefit from Libra’s Halo Effect
July 23, 2019

Pantera CEO Dan Morehead lauds Facebook’s SDR type strategy to collaterize Libra with the biggest currencies In an investor letter Pantera CEO Dan Morehead said Libra and Bitcoin shared certain…

Grayscale: Millennials and GenX could pump trillions into Bitcoin
July 22, 2019

A massive $68 trillion will pass in the coming years to younger generations, and a lot of it will flow to digital assets says Barry Silbert, chief executive of Grayscale,…

Bitcoin’s leverage-fueled volatility
July 11, 2019

One look at the bitcoin’s futures price chart shows it is not a trade for the faint-hearted. The most popular digital coin future plumbed a low of around $3,200 in…

Bank Of International Settlements to Banks: Beware of Facebook’s Libra Crypto
June 26, 2019

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) published a report Sunday that warned banks of impending danger from companies such as Facebook, Amazon and Google due to the ability of these…

Got $635? You Can Buy a Share in a Student Accommodation Complex in the UK
June 24, 2019

Smartlands is a FCA registered UK company. It is a crowdfunding platform based on the Stellar network that uses blockchain technology for the issue of security tokens. Investors can buy…

Cadence Joins the Bloomberg Terminal
June 24, 2019

Cadence, which is opening alternative investment opportunities to all, is offering access to exclusive high yield, short term investments traditionally reserved for institutions. You can earn up to 2% on…

India May Jail People who Mine, Hold or Transact Cryptocurrencies
June 24, 2019

India’s draft “Banning of Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2019” has a draconian provision regarding cryptocurrencies. Those who use digital currencies in any way are liable to…

Financial Independence and Early Retirement (FIRE) Community Gains Access to Private High Yield
June 20, 2019

Those yearning for financial independence and early retirement will find BCP’s new fund launch interesting. The BCP Fund focuses on providing consistent high yield cash flow secured by US assets.