Large groups of people rarely get riled up about ideas that turn out to be nothing burgers
Digital Asset Summit is one of the most important things we do to get the right people in the room and move the conversation forward.
In Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, today’s foremost economists, investors, academics and thinkers will gather for three days in August to answer the question: What is the future of money?
“On the Margin” explores the growth of digital assets from the perspective of financial industry professionals.
Investment banks offer a trusted solution, and combined with access to deep liquidity and robust execution on institutional exchanges like LMAX Digital, they may be the key to ushering in the new wave of market participants in digital assets.
Publicly-traded business intelligence company Microstrategy announced today that it purchased an additional 19,452 bitcoins for approximately $1.03 billion in cash. The purchases were made at an average price of approximately $52,765. Microstrategy’s most recent purchase brings the firm’s haul to an […]
As bitcoin surged above $50,000 Tuesday, even the most crypto-weary investors vyed for digital asset exposure. Osprey Funds became the latest in a slew of firms to offer investors passive exposure to digital assets through a bitcoin-only exchange-traded product. The Osprey […]
Bitcoin has become an increasingly popular hedge amongst institutions worried about global currency debasement. The price of bitcoin rallied over 300 percent in 2020, outperforming more traditional inflation hedges like gold and silver by more than 250 percent. Blue-chip institutions—from BlackRock […]
Crypto trading firm GSR is having a good year. After hiring 25 new employees in 2020, the majority of which are in trading and engineering, the firm announced two new senior hires today. David Sola, former managing director of global investment […]
A $150 billion investing arm within banking giant Morgan Stanley is weighing whether or not to move into digital currencies. Counterpoint Global, a unit of Morgan Stanley Investment Management known for its investment in growth stocks, is considering whether or not […]
Boston-based Castle Island Ventures announced a $50 million close of its second fund, according to a blog post from partner Matt Walsh. The venture fund, managed by founding partners Matt Walsh and Nic Carter, is focused exclusively on public blockchains. Castle […]
Investor and media magnate Anthony Pompliano is launching a marketplace to help leading companies source qualified candidates more efficiently. “Crypto companies are exploding with growth,” said Pompliano. “They are scaling and looking to hire thousands of employees across the industry. The […]
With no shortage of high-performing stocks, 2020 was a very strong year for risk assets. But even with historic returns, none came remotely close to Bitcoin. The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index 2020 return was 11%, making it the highest-returning year […]
Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer has a message for investors in Bitcoin: it may be worth nothing. In a recent interview with Grant Williams, the founder of New York-based Elliott Management pointed to the explosive growth in crypto assets as […]
As interest rates approach 5,000 year lows and investors increasingly speculate that the 40 year bond bull market is coming to an end, yield is popping up in a surprising corner of the world: digital assets. The primary source of income […]
Brian Estes founded Off the Chain in 2016 with a simple mission: to outperform Bitcoin with less volatility. Four years later, Off the Chain has succeeded at doing just that. In an exclusive interview with Blockworks, Estes announced that their most […]