Mastercard chooses 7 crypto startups for Start Path accelerator

Mastercard keeps its focus on the digital asset industry, echoing moves by its main competitor, Visa. International payments giant Mastercard continues focusing on the digital asset industry by welcoming a batch of major cryptocurrency startups in its fintech accelerator. The company announced Tuesday a new startup engagement program as part of Mastercard Start Path, an […]

Law professor calls for crypto mining regulation during US Senate hearing

The St. Mary’s University School of Law professor called for more scrutiny on the activities of miners, especially regarding their role in transaction ordering on the blockchain. Tuesday’s crypto hearing before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs also included a call for stricter regulations on cryptocurrency miners. Addressing the committee, […]

Porta Review 2021: The Gateway to a Decentralized Future

“Disclaimer: The Capital has received payment in exchange for writing this article” In the last few months, we’ve seen several discourses highlighting blockchain as an integral part of the Web 3.0 transition. This signifies the evolution our beloved internet is presently experiencing. Just as the numerical value — 3.0 — denotes, the internet is transitioning from a version to a […] Platform Going Live Following Over $6 Million in Funding

Coinspeaker Platform Going Live Following Over $6 Million in Funding, which combines CoinMarketCap-like features in the meme world, is opening their platform for users around the world after raising $6 million earlier in the spring. Aiming to combine the cultural power of memes with crypto-economics, the launch will allow people to buy […]

$7 Billion Investment Firm Horizon Kinetics Grows Bitcoin Exposure

Horizon’s Paradigm fund now maintains a 5.8% allocation to GBTC, making Bitcoin exposure effectively its second largest holding. Investment firm Horizon Kinetics has revealed new details about how it has used Bitcoin to improve the performance of one of its top equity funds. In an interview with Financial Times, the $7 billion investment firm, revealed […]

Gauging Institutional Interest Around Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s scarcity, both perceived and realized, sells. The below is a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine‘s premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe now. HODL Waves “Do you know that when bitcoin went from $17,000 to […]

Senator Elizabeth Warren Urges Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen To “Act With Urgency” Regarding Cryptocurrency regulation

Senator Elizabeth Warren has urged Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to develop a “coordinated and cohesive regulatory strategy” on cryptocurrencies. During the Senate Bank Committee Hearing, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren revealed that she had sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in which she urged the Treasury Secretary to “act with urgency” on the regulation […]