Bitcoin

Bitcoin ETFs Are Here to Stay (At Least in Canada)

Canada has authorized Bitcoin-backed exchange traded funds for nearly a year. This exclusive interview with Purpose Investment’s COO and Head of Product Vlad Tasevski provides a glimpse into that future. Plus, why fintech is soaring...

Elizabeth Warren’s Bitcoin Climate Crusade

The crypto industry has been on a global lobbying offensive this year, successfully circulating the message that blockchain technology could help boost growth in renewable energy. Senator Elizabeth Warren is not having it. Plus, Wise storms...

Robinhood, Binance, and the Culture of Contempt

A fintech movement that wraps itself in the “democratization of finance” ought to understand that with democracy comes responsibility: to customers, to stakeholders, and to society.

Crypto’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

A watershed moment for Bitcoin and its brethren.

Maybe We Need a New Definition of “Bank”

Who Is a Bank? Who Is NOT a Bank? Does It Matter?

Why a US-Backed Bitcoin ETF Feels Inevitable

March 2021 was the month when a US-sanctioned exchange traded fund (ETF) focused on Bitcoin and/or other cryptocurrencies turned the corner from prohibited to inevitable.

Vaccines, Bitcoins, and Catalytic Converters

What we're reading this week: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s family strife over his anti-vax activities, India builds its own substitute Twitter that will bend to the government’s will, and why disconnected communities suffer more from...

Five FINtech Predictions for 2021

Technology continues to overhaul how money changes hands around the world, and in many ways the COVID pandemic accelerated that development in 2020. What can the fintech world expect in 2021?

PayPal Now Pals With Bitcoin

Earlier this month PayPal announced that in the U.S. it would begin accepting Bitcoin. This marriage further legitimizes the crypto evolution.

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