Crypto Chiefs Novogratz, Allaire Say Facebook’s Coin Is a Bullish Sign

Crypto Chiefs Novogratz, Allaire Say Facebook’s Coin Is a Bullish Sign

The digital coin introduced by Facebook Inc. is not competition for Bitcoin; it’s proof that cryptocurrencies will play a valid role in today’s economy.

That’s the view of some of the biggest names in the crypto industry. The heads of investment firms, trading companies and technology outfits say Libra, the token Facebook is developing in partnership with the likes of Visa Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc., is a boon for Bitcoin and the broader crypto sector, although some say they’re nervous about whether Facebook will have access to financial data and how that will be regulated.

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June 2019 - Market Update

June 2019 - Market Update

The meme “the herd is coming” is actually beginning to play out. The meme of “get off zero” is gaining real traction. Many new projects are set to launch through year-end. Human and financial capital are pouring into the space to provide the necessary products and services to scale crypto to a multi-trillion-dollar asset class. It’s happening, and it’s happening quickly. 

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Bitcoin: An insurance policy against the largest monetary and fiscal policy experiment in human history

Bitcoin: An insurance policy against the largest monetary and fiscal policy experiment in human history

More than a decade ago, on the back of the global financial crisis, the world began the largest monetary and fiscal policy experiment in human history: globally-coordinated quantitative easing while running massive deficits on top of increasingly untenable debt levels. That ‘experiment’ is now 10 years old and facing daunting challenges, because risk assets are now entirely reliant on cheap money.

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April 2019 - Market Update

April 2019 - Market Update

With a few months of hindsight, it may make complete sense that the U-turn on central banks’ monetary policy put the bottom in for crypto. Look around at the world – politicians, Wall Street, big tech companies. The world needs Distributed Ledger Technology and crypto assets and the potential they bring now more than ever. We are in the midst of a Trust Revolution.

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Ikigai's Inaugural Quarterly Market Call

Ikigai's Inaugural Quarterly Market Call

Ikigai Partner’s Travis Kling, Anthony Emtman, and Timothy Lewis discuss the state of the market, the state of DLT technology, and what Ikigai is doing as we begin 2019. The previous year consisted of a great amount of building to prepare for what is to come this year and we are excited to start that journey. Listen to what the partners’ have to say.

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