The New COVID Variant and Market Reactions – What Does it Mean for Bitcoin
  • A typical store of value would outperform riskier assets during moments of recession fears. Bitcoin has historically done the opposite.
  • Given the performance of cryptocurrencies during fearful markets, their place in a portfolio is the one for high-risk, high-reward assets.
November 29, 2021, 11:15 AM
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The Rise of Bancor
  • The exchange was the first to prove the feasibility of AMM, but has since struggled to compete with other DeFi platforms.
  • However, through the introduction of several smart features and innovations, notably single-sided exposure, Bancor is surging among the DeFi ranks.
February 19, 2021, 5:05 PM
Galia Benartzi, Co-Founder of Bancor, attends the Private Sector Solutions side event on Blockchains for Sustainable Development

Galia Benartzi, Co-Founder of Bancor, attends the Private Sector Solutions side event on Blockchains for Sustainable Development during the World Investment Forum 2018, Palais des Nations on 24 October 2018. Violaine Martin/UNCTAD

The Blockchain-Enabled Elections Of The Future
  • We now have the technology to immutably store and process data in a trustless environment, yet we still resort to paper ballots as the fundamental ingredient for elections.
  • In a blockchain-enabled future, voting will be as simple as withdrawing money from an ATM, and processing election results will be finished in minutes.
November 4, 2020, 4:24 AM

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Opinion: How Will Crypto Markets React To The Second Wave Of COVID-19?
  • As several countries have already entered the second period of lockdown, many parts of the world are bracing for a long winter of isolation.
  • How will this affect crypto markets this time around, and how will it differ from the first lockdown?
November 1, 2020, 9:02 PM

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Oct 27, 2020
Opinion: Why The $100,000 Harvest Finance Bounty Is Absurd
  • Only if we put ourselves in the shoes of the attacker can we find a possible angle of negotiation in a bid to recover more from the 13 million USDC and 11 million USDT that were profited from the arbitrage scheme.
  • Although the Harvest Finance team has acted responsibly in the face of an unprecedented-to-the-project crisis, their bounty reward initiative is naive.

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Oct 24, 2020
Opinion: The Impact Of PayPal Entering The Crypto Market
  • PayPal will expose cryptocurrency access to its 346 million user base and 26 million merchants worldwide.
  • The news is a stamp of mainstream approval on cryptocurrency, but doesn’t come without its downsides, including asset encapsulation and centralization, the latter seen by many as the enemy of what Bitcoin stands for.
Jul 25, 2020
The Crypto Market Is Preparing For Ethereum 2.0
  • Several delays and a couple years of flying under the radar have set up Ethereum’s Beacon Chain as a catalyst to a possible crypto market renaissance.
  • Phase 0 launch is just around the corner and the market is preparing for the expected increase in demand for ETH.
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