• Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential People in Crypto 2021
    Crypto Power Lists

    The Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential People in Crypto 2021

    The individuals moving, shaking, and shaping cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology right now

    Coming up with a list of the 100 most influential people in crypto and blockchain is hard in any year. But doing it in 2021 is particularly difficult as the industry advanced from moving into the mainstream to actually being in it. And that makes “influence” a moving target.

  • Maisie Williams Arya Stark bitcoin question
    Cryptocurrencies,  People

    ‘Should I long Bitcoin? ‘Game of Thrones’ Arya Stark asks, Elon Musk answers

    The actress that played the face-changing assassin asked Twitter for advice, major personalities from the tech and crypto space weighed in

    Williams asked in a Nov. 16 tweet whether she should “go long on Bitcoin” and received answers from major cryptocurrency personalities and even tech tycoon Elon Musk himself. So did Grayscale Investments’ Barry Silbert, founder of crypto bank Galaxy Digital Mike Novogratz, and Tron’s Justin Sun who reacted quite enthusiastically...

  • Bitcoin goes mainstream
    Bitcoin

    MicroStrategy doubles down, invests another $175M in Bitcoin

    The mainstream firm made headlines in August when it announced that it had bought $250 million in BTC as an inflation hedge

    In announcing its initial $250 million purchase on Aug. 11, CEO Michael Saylor said the investment was an inflation hedge, calling Bitcoin “a dependable store of value and an attractive investment asset with more long-term appreciation potential than holding cash.”

  • Bitcoin goes mainstream
    Bitcoin,  Ethereum

    A big August for crypto

    Big news about mainstream institutional investors pouring money into bitcoin and ether has industry insiders excited about crypto’s move towards the mainstream

    The big news, needless to say, was business intelligence firm MicroStrategy’s Aug. 11 announcement that it had bought $250 million worth of bitcoins, pouring the entirety of its planned investment in alternative assets as an inflation hedge into the first cryptocurrency.