Mission-driven cryptocurrency requires an active commitment to equity

Crypto isn’t inherently good in just its development and proliferation; the community must address the reasons causing financial exclusion. On Sept. 27, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong sought to center his employees’ work around the company’s core mission: “to bring economic freedom to people all over the world.” Armstrong argues for a narrow interpretation of Coinbase’s mission to build the best possible product because it is “already hugely ambitious” and because companies generally cannot succeed if their goals “include all forms of equality and justice.”  Armstrong’s perspective is not unique to…

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Stablecoins race ahead: Fiat-backed crypto booming amid uncertainty

Stablecoins are taking over the crypto space with increased utility and circulation. What is prompting this growth, and is it a threat to the market? Despite this year’s uncertainty that has plagued the global economy, 2020 will go down as the year of the stablecoins due to the digital sector’s tremendous growth, with new developments emerging across the board. While some attribute this growth to the booming interest in decentralized finance among crypto enthusiasts, others see it as a bullish trend that confirms the inflow of fiat currency to the…

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Calm before the storm? Analyst says $20K Bitcoin possible in 3 months

Mohit Sorout says Bitcoin could rise to a new all-time high in three months when it breaks out of the existing range. The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been consolidating within a tight range for several months. If the top cryptocurrency successfully breaks out, Bitazu Capital founding partner Mohit Sorout says a record-high would be imminent. Since July 2020, Bitcoin has been ranging between $10,200 and $11,800, a 15% range. It has seen subdued volatility for a prolonged period, except for some short instances of a volatility spike. When Bitcoin…

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Bitcoin genesis block is the ‘New Testament’ of finance

No need to suffer from centralized systems since the world has been offered its greatest weapon against it: cryptocurrency. “Fiat lux”, said God, having created heaven and earth, which was filled with darkness. And then, there was light. At least, that’s what the Holy Bible tells us. Translated to English, this Latin phrase means “let light be made.” For Christians, who much of the global population, these words mark the beginning of time and everything else. Eventually, there came a time when audacious, power-hungry, control-freak governments took the word “fiat”…

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NIX Bridge Token, the Gateway to Private DeFi – Presale Now Live

It has become impossible to imagine the cryptocurrency market without DeFi. The exponential growth this field is experiencing has also sparked interest among those concerned about the state of privacy. NIX Platform recently announced a unique advancement within the privacy field by developing the NIX Bridge solution for tokenized chains and DeFi applications in cooperation with Blockchain Foundry. The NIX Bridge will set the foundation for true zero knowledge proof interoperability within and across entire blockchains and assets, and will greatly enhance the presence and exposure of NIX Platform to…

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Filecoin Offering: Community Alleges Token Dumping, Tron’s Justin Sun Wants the US SEC to Investigate

The recent Filecoin (FIL) token offering is creating controversy as some crypto community members are alleging that an unknown account has received 1.5 million tokens when only 500,000 were due for unlocking. According to reports, 800,000 tokens out of the 1.5 million of such tokens have been transferred to Huobi and other exchanges. Filecoin Denial According to a Chinese language website, 8btc.com, an unidentified Filecoin representative insisted the decision was made to help stabilize the price in the period after listing. The representative reportedly said: It is to establish an…

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Ascending channel Bitcoin price breakout possible despite OKEx scandal

Bitcoin price lost the bullish energy that took the price to $11.7K earlier this week but the current range may offer opportunities to swing traders. Earlier this week Bitcoin (BTC) price entered a bullish breakout to $11,725 following the previous week’s news that Square purchased $4,709 BTC but since then the price has slumped back into a sideways range.  Several rejections near $11,500 and the recent news of OKEx halting all withdrawals as its CEO ‘cooperates’ with an investigation being carried out by Chinese authorities is also weighing on investor…

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