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How The Geopolitics Of 2021 Will Shape The Year Ahead For Bitcoin

This past year was certainly a unique one for bitcoin. We saw the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) get approved in the United States, the largest-ever Bitcoin conference in Miami, the much anticipated Taproot upgrade, all-time highs nearing $70,000, oh, and a nation state made bitcoin legal tender. Despite all …

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Nasdaq-Listed BTCS To Pay Dividend In Bitcoin

Blockchain firm BTCS will pay dividends in bitcoin to its investors. The Nasdaq-listed company has become the first to offer such a dividend option in U.S. markets. BTCS is still evaluating if future dividends will also be paid out in BTC. BTCS Inc., a Nasdaq-listed blockchain technology company, will make …

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The Great Reset And The Rise Of Bitcoin

While our economy is known for working in cycles of growth and decline, we know that this is a phenomenon that started only in the last century. Before that point, our economy didn’t work with a system that relied entirely on debt. It is this new reliance on debt leading …

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MoneyGram Invests In Bitcoin Kiosk Operator Coinme

MoneyGram has acquired a 4% stake in Coinme. The money transferring company said the investment will support the bitcoin-to-cash exchange’s growth plans. Coinme currently operates in 48 U.S. states and aims to expand internationally. Remittances giant MoneyGram has acquired a minority stake (4%) in bitcoin-to-cash exchange Coinme, according to a Wednesday press …

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Kevin O’Leary-backed WonderFi to buy Bitbuy parent company for $162M

Kevin O’Leary-backed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform WonderFi Technologies is increasing its footprint in Canada by buying the first regulated crypto exchange in the country.  WonderFi agreed to pay close to 206 million Canadian dollars ($162 million) to acquire First Ledger Corp., the parent company of BitBuy. WonderFi aims to become …

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OpenSea raises $300 million for encrypted digital marketplace

The nonfungible token (NFT) market is gaining momentum as the next frontier in collectibles, gaming and the metaverse.  To accelerate this vision, OpenSea announced on Jan. 4 that it has secured $300 million in a Series C funding led by Coatue and Paradigm. OpenSea is a digital market based on …

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Hemp grower crowdfunds court case, tokenizes shares in settlement

Hemp grower Apothio has raised $330,000 for a lawsuit against Kern County, California via what’s known as an Initial Litigation Offer on the Republic investment platform.  Investments are accepted in USD, but proof of investment is issued as digital tokens on the Avalanche (AVAX) blockchain network. It’s the first Initial …

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