“Not Your Keys, Not Your Bitcoin”

“Not Your Keys, Not Your Bitcoin”

Thom Thompson Contributing Editor Thom Thompson is a derivatives specialist who has worked in product design, business development and regulatory roles for the CFTC, the Chicago Board of Trade, The Clearing Corporation, Swiss Exchange, Eurex and Eurex Clearing. Much...
Crypto: The Good the Bad and the Ugly…

Crypto: The Good the Bad and the Ugly…

Dave Weisberger CEO, CoinRoutes       LinkedIn The price action of most crypto-assets over the past year and, in particular, the last quarter, has been downright ugly, and a great many ICOs launched earlier have been exposed as either frauds or very bad investments....
Bitmain – What’s Happening to the Billion Dollar IPO?

Bitmain – What’s Happening to the Billion Dollar IPO?

For the first three quarters of 2018, investors and analysts speculated about when, then if, Bitmain would go public. During a pre-IPO private fund raising, reports leaked out that Bitmain was valuing itself at $15 billion or maybe even $18 billion. During the third quarter bitcoin, which drives industry development, traded at around $6,500, shooting up briefly to the $8,000 range.

Those summer 2018 bitcoin prices were $3,000 higher than current ones. Is it any surprise that Bitmain’s IPO may not launch after all?

The Business Bitmain Dominates

The Business Bitmain Dominates

Thom Thompson Crypto Markets Wiki Bitmain, maybe the world’s largest cryptocurrency company, told us a lot about the risks and rewards inherent in being a dominant actor in the fast moving cryptocurrency industry when it published its draft IPO prospectus. Whether...
Consensus: Invest recap

Consensus: Invest recap

By Chuck Mackie Chuck Mackie is a business development, PR and marketing specialist who is senior adviser at Maven Wave Partners. He is also a contributing editor to John Lothian News. In May 2018, Coindesk held its three-day Consensus conference in New York with huge...

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