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Download As PDF Week in Review We published our Ethereum Primer, a look into what makes Ethereum a fantastic system for smart contracts and foolproof transactions, with grounded examples of its applications. PayPal's crypto trading is officially live in the US, with plans to make a global release for worldwide merchants soon.  Number of Ethereum-based DeFi users grew 55% in the past six weeks, according to a

Before the Ethereum network there was Bitcoin: The concept of Ethereum was conceived after the creation of Bitcoin, the world’s first global and decentralised peer-to-peer currency. The creation of a digital currency that could facilitate secure and globalised exchanges of value without an intermediary has made waves in the financial sector. Created as a response to the US government’s bailout of the banks

Download As PDF Week in Review Joe Biden wins the US election, whilst Trump’s administration contests the results and sues for alleged issues on mail-in ballots.Ethereum aims for a December 1st launch of their upgraded ETH 2.0 network, bringing substantially higher scalability and safety protocols to its blockchain. PayPal crypto services will be available by early 2021, according to CEO Dan Schulman.Crypto exchange Blox became the

Download As PDF Week in Review The US election national polls last week pointed to a Biden win, although we are already seeing the race tightening in battleground swing states.Fidelity Digital Asset Services is set to make custody services available to Asian investors, meeting their increasing demand for cryptocurrencies.The Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) plan to test a central

Twelve years have passed since a whitepaper introduced Blockchain and Bitcoin to the world. A lot has changed, not only to its applications but also in how the world perceives them. Cryptocurrencies have worldwide applications, so it's no surprise that nations took notice and started working on their national frameworks. The first cryptocurrency policy took place in June of 2014. That's when Canada’s

Download As PDF Week in Review Paypal will allow investors to invest and trade cryptocurrencies in their system, providing shopping with cryptocurrencies early next year, further facilitating broader adoption.Nearly $900 million in Venture Capital went to crypto companies in Q3,  2020.The Federal Reserve will take a cautious approach on issuing a digital currency, Chairman Jerome Powell said in the IMF annual meeting.  A London Stock Exchange-listed

Since the inception of blockchain in 2008, many have questioned its long-standing place in the finance world. With initial offerings being limited to cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, experts remained divided on its effectiveness to alter the financial system. Despite this divide, an array of blockchain uses have emerged, further strengthening the place of cryptocurrencies and digital assets in the global financial system. As

Welcome back, Friday! This week one of Zerocap’s principals Jon was featured on Forkast News discussing how Bitcoin offers a hedge as markets reach peak dislocation. Go check it out! We published an article on the emergent Asian wealth this century, covering the rise of the continent and how digital assets fit into the portfolio of contemporary Asian investors. Some news that caught our eye

Ever since its first implementations, global stock markets have provided the mainstream media with stereotypes of a fast-paced environment, where money comes and goes at a staggering pace as investors squeeze in their orders amongst hundreds of available options. Until fairly recently, the common image of a stock exchange were wall street brokers running around the halls, screaming orders from the top of