The Future of Money: 20 Predictions

Will bitcoin kill the U.S. dollar? Will money become tokenized? How do we use cash? Since we don’t have a crystal ball, we reached out to some of the brightest minds in crypto to share their predictions on “the future of money.” It’s a dead-simple question. The prompt was open-ended, allowing them to interpret the […]

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What Is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is a relatively new type of money that operates in a completely different way than the traditional currency we all use every day. The most basic difference is that it’s exclusively a virtual currency, meaning there are no physical cryptocurrency coins or notes you can keep in your back pocket. It’s also issued, or […]

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The Future of Money: A History

Cryptocurrency is a revolution, but maybe it’s not the revolution you imagined. That’s because more than anything, crypto is a revolution in accounting. While most people might not think much about accounting, without it we’d still be hunting and gathering instead of blasting satellites into space or communicating instantly on a network that circles the […]

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A National Stock Exchange That Supports NFTs? Welcome to Switzerland

Imagine if the London Stock Exchange or Euroclear said they were going to include non-fungible tokens (NFTs) among the assets they trade and settle. That’s just one of the things Switzerland’s now-up-and-running crypto trading venue SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) is contemplating, after a seemingly interminable wait for licenses from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority […]

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Who Sets the Rules of Bitcoin as Nation-States and Corps Roll In

“Little by little, and then all at once.” That’s how people go bankrupt, of course. But it’s also a fair description of bitcoin’s ascendance from radical experiment to widely used technology. Recall, if you dare, that in March 2020 BTC was trading at about $5,000 per token and had been in the doldrums for years. […]

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Citi Veteran Launches $1.5B Crypto Fund With Algorand as Strategic Partner

Hivemind Capital Partners, founded by former Citi exec Matt Zhang, announced its inaugural $1.5 billion venture fund to invest in blockchain and digital asset ecosystems. As part of the fund launch, Hivemind has selected layer 1 blockchain Algorand as a strategic partner to provide technology and network ecosystem infrastructure. New York-based Hivemind plans to use […]

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The World Bitcoin Will Build

If we’re going to decide how to spend our money and time today, we need to have a vision of where we’re going. This vision of the future is what I use personally to plan my time and my finances. It’s the foundation of the advice that I give to my family, best friends and […]

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Twitter CTO Parag Agrawal Replaces Jack Dorsey as CEO

Twitter chief technology officer Parag Agrawal has replaced Jack Dorsey as the social media platform’s chief executive officer, following confirmation that Twitter founder Dorsey is stepping down. Dorsey will remain as a member of Twitter’s board until his term expires in mid-2022. Agrawal has been unanimously appointed by the company’s board to replace Dorsey effective […]

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Introducing Future of Money Week

“My prediction for the future of money is that it’s going to get a lot weirder. It will be more closely tied to, or allow a greater expression of, our identities and our individuality.” – Laura Shin, podcaster Money used to be simple. Central banks issued it. You earned it, spent it, rarely thought about […]

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Jack Dorsey Expected to Step Down as Twitter CEO: Report

Jack Dorsey, the bitcoin-friendly CEO of Twitter, is expected to step down from his position as head of the social media giant, according to CNBC. CNBC reported Monday that Dorsey is expected to step down as CEO of Twitter, according to sources. Dorsey is a well-known fan of bitcoin, having initiated several projects involving the […]

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