• Right and Wrong
    People

    Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential: Who got it right and who got it wrong

    The good guesses, the triumphs, the screw-ups and the downright disasters of 2020

    In an industry as young and volatile as crypto, and especially with all the money sloshing around in it, the triumphs and tragedies—or at least successes and screw-up—can be be enlightening and sometimes funny. It’s also a good preview to The Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential People in Crypto 2021, which went live today.

  • 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.

  • Goldman Sachs institutional demand bitcoin
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Regulation

    Goldman Sachs sees ‘huge’ institutional demand for Bitcoin

    Fully 40% of the investment banking giant’s nearly 300 institutional customers already have exposure to crypto, said its head of digital assets, Matt McDermott

    “We have seen no signs of that abating," said McDermott. "And when we talk about institutional demand, we talk about the whole cross section of the industry sectors... And when I talk about the broad spectrum, I'm referring to hedge funds, to asset managers, to macro funds, to banks, to corporate treasurers, insurance, and pension funds.”

  • Bitcoin-seeking cyberthieves target hospitals
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin-seeking cyberthieves target hospitals fighting COVID-19

    Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis says the coronavirus pandemic is giving ransomware cyberthieves a new and inviting target: desperate, overwhelmed hospitals

    As bitcoin-seeking cyberthieves target hospitals with ransomware during the coronavirus pandemic, according to blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis.