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.
Lawsuit looming, Ripple sees solidarity and departures
As the impact of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s lawsuit hits some supporters are taking off, some are backing away, and some are offering support
While Ripple has offered an aggressive response, promising to fight the enforcement action it calls “an assault on the entire American cryptocurrency industry and an assault on American innovation”—companies working with Ripple and XRP have had very different responses.
‘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...
Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital acquires two crypto trading firms
The digital asset merchant bank will leverage DrawBridge Lending and Blue Fire Capital to build on its ‘strong position as a go-trading desk’
Galaxy Digital plans to leverage the two newly acquired firms to strengthen its “trading solutions portfolio, relationships with global exchanges, and lending & derivatives expertise.”