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These iAngels Are Bringing New Heavyweights Into Bitcoin Investing

A former lawyer, software engineer and Wall Street veteran walk into a bar. By the time they leave, everyone there…

What Bitcoin’s Valuation Says About Its Volatility

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and CoinDesk’s Director of Research. The opinions expressed in this article are…

New Data Gives Unprecedented Insight Into How Iranians Are Using Bitcoin

Out of 1,650 Iranian bitcoiners surveyed in Persian Telegram groups, 25 percent earned $500 to $3,000 a month from working…

Crypto and the Latency Arms Race: Towards Speed Bumps and OTC Trading

Max Boonen is founder and CEO of crypto trading firm B2C2. This post is the first in a series of three that…

How Celsius Turned Its Crypto ICO Into a Billion-Dollar Lending Business

The Takeaway: Crypto lending startup Celsius raised $50 million in a token sale in 2018. Lending volume has surged since…

The State of Security Token Regulations in Asia

This essay is presented as a part of No Closing Bell, a series leading up to Invest: Asia 2019 focused…

As Crypto Markets Go Cold, Who Will Pay for Open-Source Code?

Formerly a CoinDesk Contributing Editor, Daniel Cawrey is author of the upcoming “Mastering Blockchain” book to be published by O’Reilly…

Why the Marshall Islands Is Issuing Its Own Cryptocurrency

The Honorable David Paul is Minister In-Assistance to the President and Environment, Marshall Islands. This essay is presented as a…

A Crypto Fix for a Broken International Monetary System

The international monetary system is broken. Helping to fix it poses a huge opportunity for the cryptographers behind cryptocurrency and…

Bitcoin Mining Farms Are Flourishing on the Ruins of Soviet Industry in Siberia

The Takeaway: Russia’s abandoned Soviet-era factories are enjoying a second life as cryptocurrency mining facilities. Siberia’s big hydropower plants (another…

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