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Cryptocurrencies Surging in Africa as Alternatives to Traditional Banking

Africa is rarely considered to be one of the larger markets for cryptocurrencies, but with the right factors in place — such as an increasingly tech-savvy populous and inflation triggered by central banks — that might be set to change. Case in point: The surge in popularity of cryptocurrencies has contributed to the opening of […]

Amber Baldet

In darkness or in light? Either way, Baldet seems right at home whether she’s onstage at a banking conference or somewhere in the islands, posing for pictures at an “ethereum unicorn party.” Will she emerge as a real deal innovator? Or is she the ultim…

Investor Ari Paul Bets $1 Million That Bitcoin Price Hits $50,000 by 2018

According to Business Insider, Ari Paul, the chief information officer and co-founder of cryptocurrency hedge fund Blocktower, has purchased $1 million worth of options that offers a 30-fold payout if the bitcoin price hits $50,000 by the end of 2018, on behalf of Blocktower. “On Wednesday, an unidentified entity made a $1 million bet on […]

Researcher Ronnie Moas: Bitcoin Price Will Hit $400,000 in Long-Term

On CNBC’s Rundown, respected researcher and financial analyst Ronnie Moas from Standpoint Research stated that in the long-term, the bitcoin price will likely reach $400,000. “Bitcoin is already up 500 percent since I recommended it in the beginning of July, and I’m looking for another 500 percent move from here. The end-game on bitcoin is […]