facts people News CRYPTO BASICS glossary

PEOPLE OF CRYPTO

Rick Rieder

Rick Rieder

Blackrock’s chief investment officer

| BITCOIN |

Bitcoin Could 'Go up Significantly,' Says CIO of World’s Largest Asset Manager Blackrock

 

The chief investment officer of the world’s largest asset manager, Blackrock, says he could see bitcoin going up significantly. “I like assets that are volatile that have upside convexity,” he said.

Read more
Charles Hoskinson

Charles Hoskinson

The founder of Cardano

| CRYPTO |

Cardano's Charles Hoskinson Expects Cryptocurrencies to Play Larger Role in Afghanistan

 

The founder of Cardano and co-founder of Ethereum, Charles Hoskinson, says that he expects cryptocurrencies to “play a larger role” in Afghanistan amid war with the Taliban forces.

Read more
Curtis Sliwa

Curtis Sliwa

Candidate for NYC mayor

| CRYPTO |

Candidate for Mayor Promises to Make NYC the Most Cryptocurrency-Friendly City in US

 

Curtis Sliwa, a candidate for New York City (NYC) mayor, said that he will make his city “the most cryptocurrency-friendly city” in the U.S. if he is elected. He joins a growing list of mayors and mayoral candidates in growing cryptocurrency adoption.

Read more
Scott Melker

Scott Melker

Crypto trader and investor

| BITCOIN |

'Wolf of All Streets' Trader Expects Bitcoin to Surpass $100K Within 6 to 12 Months

 

Crypto trader and investor Scott Melker, also known as “The Wolf of All Streets,” expects the price of bitcoin to hit new all-time highs by the end of the year. “I would not be surprised at all to see bitcoin trading in six figures within the next six to 12 months, or ethereum even pushing towards $10,000 in that time,” he said. The trader also sees the Senate’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill as the biggest advertisement in history for bitcoin.

Read more
Alberto Fernandez

Alberto Fernandez

President of Argentina

| CRYPTO |

President of Argentina Open to Adopting Cryptocurrencies as Legal Tender

 

Alberto Fernandez, the president of Argentina, stated he is open to the adoption of cryptocurrencies as legal tender in an interview this week. Fernandez said there is a big discussion around the value and use of cryptocurrencies not only in Argentina but also all over the world. However, he recognized this issue should be treated carefully, and acknowledged he had limited knowledge in the subject of cryptocurrencies.

Read more
Mohamed El-Erian

Mohamed El-Erian

An adviser to Allianz and Gramercy Funds Management

| CRYPTO |

Governments Need to Stop Dismissing Crypto as Illicit Payments and Reckless Speculation, Says El-Erian

 

Mohamed El-Erian, an adviser to Allianz and Gramercy Funds Management, says that “The time has come for more western governments to stop dismissing the crypto revolution as some mix of illicit payments schemes and reckless financial speculation.”

Read more
elon-musk

Elon Musk 

CEO of Tesla Motors

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Hints Tesla Owns About 42K Bitcoins

 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted how many bitcoins Tesla owns after revealing that the fair market value of its bitcoin holdings was $1.47 billion as of June 30.

Read more

Steve Cohen

The senior Strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence

| BITCOIN |

Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

 

The senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Mike McGlone, has been long on bitcoin for a while now and he said last month that bitcoin has a “bullish ace up its sleeve.” This week the strategist’s analysis notes that bitcoin prices will likely revert toward the $60K handle in contrast to the $20K support range.

Read more

Steve Cohen

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Steve Cohen: 'I'm Doing a Deep Dive Into Crypto, I'm Fully Converted, I'm Not Missing This'

 

Billionaire investor and CEO of Point 72 Asset Management, Steve Cohen, says he is taking a deep dive into cryptocurrency. Emphasizing that he is “fully converted,” the billionaire said, “I’m not going to miss this. I already feel like I missed the first part of it.”

Read more

Kim Kardashian

The celebrity influencer 

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Kim Kardashian Shills Ethereum Max on Instagram, Media Questions Socialites Motive

 

The celebrity influencer Kim Kardashian posted about a project called Ethereum Max on Instagram this week by sharing an advertisement with her 228 million followers. The project Ethereum Max has also been promoted by former Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce and professional boxer Floyd Mayweather.

Read more
elon-musk

Elon Musk 

CEO of Tesla Motors

| BITCOIN |

Tesla Will Resume Taking Bitcoin as Payment Once Miners Go 50% Green, Musk Says

 

Tesla will resume accepting bitcoin as payment once the cryptocurrency’s power-hungry miners go halfway green, CEO Elon Musk tweeted Sunday. The news appears to have driven up the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Read more
Tim Wu

Tim Wu

Top advisor To The Biden Administration

| BITCOIN |

White House Tech Advisor Tim Wu Keeps at Least $1 Million in Bitcoin

 

Tim Wu, top advisor to the Biden administration on technology and competition policy, holds more than $1 million in cryptocurrency, shows a recently filed financial disclosure. The antitrust expert, who is known as a prominent big tech critic, has in the past questioned the value of bitcoin.

Read more

Farhad Dejpasand

Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Government Cannot Stand in the Way of Crypto Technologies, Iran Minister Says

 

New technologies, including blockchain and cryptocurrency mining, have helped Iran to increase budget receipts and withstand foreign sanctions, according to the country’s minister for economy and finance. The high-ranking official believes the government can’t interfere with their development for too long.

Read more
Francis X. Suarez

Francis X. Suarez

Miami Mayor

| BITCOIN |

Miami Mayor Confident Crypto Regulatory Issues Will Be Resolved — Says 'Buy the Dip'

 

The mayor of the U.S. city of Miami, Francis Suarez, explains how he plans to make his city the capital of bitcoin. He believes that issues surrounding cryptocurrency “will work themselves out,” adding that “in the end, there is only one thing to do: buy the dip.”

Read more

Changpeng

CEO of Binance

| BITCOIN |

No One Can Shut Down Bitcoin, Says Binance CEO CZ

 

It is already impossible for a single entity to kill bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology, so state governments and regulators should embrace blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, said the chief executive of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange.

Read more
Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

Author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad”

| BITCOIN |

Robert Kiyosaki Urges Crypto Investors to Buy the Dip, Says 'Stop Whining and Take Action'

 

Robert Kiyosaki, the best-selling author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” says now that bitcoin is “crashing,” it is a buying opportunity, especially for those who said that they could not afford it before. Alternatively, he said they can “Buy coins that outperform bitcoin for pennies,” reiterating that the Fed, Treasury, and Biden are the problems, not bitcoin or Elon Musk.

Read more
Wyoming Governor

Mark Gordon

Wyoming Governor

| CRYPTO |

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Owns Crypto

 

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon revealed he owns cryptocurrencies during his appearance at CoinDesk’s Consensus virtual conference Monday, surprising at least one high-profile bitcoiner. Caitlin Long, the main catalyst for Wyoming’s favorable crypto regulations, commented on Twitter that despite working with him closely, she hadn’t known Gordon was a hodler.

Read more
Cathie Wood

Cathie Wood

CEO of Ark Investment Management 

| BITCOIN |

Ark Investment’s Cathie Wood Says Bitcoin Will Go to $500,000

 

Ark Investment Management CEO Cathie Wood said in a Bloomberg TV interview that bitcoin will go to $500,000 despite the largest cryptocurrency plunging to a low of almost $30,000 on Wednesday.

Read more
Kjell Inge Rokke

Kjell Inge Rokke

Norwegian billionaire

| BITCOIN |

Bitcoin Becoming Mainstream Is Inevitable — Elon Musk's Comments 'Haven’t Changed Anything'

 

Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke says bitcoin becoming mainstream is inevitable. Unlike Tesla, which stopped accepting cryptocurrency, Rokke’s company is now considering accepting bitcoin as a means of payment, emphasizing that Elon Musk’s comments about the cryptocurrency’s environmental issues have not changed anything.

Read more
Mark Yusko

Mark Yusko

CEO of Morgan Creek

| BITCOIN |

Morgan Creek Founder Predicts $250K Bitcoin Within Five Years

 

Mark Yusko, the founder and CEO of investment-management firm Morgan Creek Capital Management, says bitcoin could reach $250,000 within the next five years. Yusko told CBNC’s Trading Nation on Friday that’s because bitcoin is more than just a store of value.

Read more

Gary Gensler 

New SEC Chairman

| BITCOIN |

New SEC Chairman Unveils Policies for Cryptocurrencies, Calls Bitcoin 'Scarce Store of Value'

 

The new chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has shared his view on how the SEC plans to regulate cryptocurrencies, particularly bitcoin. He calls bitcoin “a digital, scarce store of value” and stresses the need to put in place some investor protections for this asset class.

Read more
elon-musk

Elon Musk

CEO of Tesla

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Confirms He Owns Bitcoin, Has Not Sold Any — Tesla Intends to Hold BTC Long Term, Sold Some to Prove Liquidity

 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that he owns bitcoin and has not sold any of his holdings. His company Tesla, however, has sold some of its bitcoins, which Musk says it’s “essentially to prove liquidity of bitcoin.” Tesla’s Master of Coin says the company believes in the value of bitcoin and will keep holding the cryptocurrency long term as well as accumulating from car sales.

Read more
Eminem

Eminem

American Rapper

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Hip-Hop Legend Eminem Launches Beat-Inspired Animated NFTs for Stans

 

The critically acclaimed rap phenomenon Marshall Mathers, professionally known as Eminem has revealed he is jumping into the non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles game. Eminem is auctioning three types of NFTs via Nifty Gateway and each design was created by the hip-hop legend.

Read more
Bill Miller

Bill Miller

American Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

Fund Manager Bill Miller Says Bitcoin Is Not a Bubble — BTC Entering Mainstream as Demand Grows Faster Than Supply

 

Bill Miller, the founder and chief investment officer of Miller Value Partners, does not think bitcoin is a bubble. Instead, he said it is at the beginning of mainstream adoption. Remaining bullish on the cryptocurrency, the famed value investor explained that bitcoin’s price will rise as the demand for the crypto is growing faster than its supply.

Read more
Robert Kaplan

Robert Kaplan

The President of The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

| BITCOIN |

Federal Reserve Bank President Says Bitcoin Is Clearly a Store of Value

 

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president says bitcoin is clearly “a store of value.” Emphasizing the differences between cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, and central bank digital currencies, he said the latter “won’t necessarily be a store of value.”

Read more
Ron Conway

Ron Conway

American Venture Capitalis

| CRYPTO |

"Crypto Economy Is the Next Multitrillion Dollar Opportunity"

 

Famed Silicon Valley “super angel” investor Ron Conway sees the crypto economy as the next multitrillion-dollar opportunity in innovation. The Silicon Valley legend likens Coinbase to Google after the company’s IPO via a direct listing on Nasdaq.

Read more
Larry Fink

Larry Fink

Chairman and CEO of BlackRock

| CRYPTO |

"I Am Fascinated By Cryptocurrency, Believing That It Could Become A ‘Great Asset Class’".

 

The CEO of Blackrock, the world’s largest asset manager, says that he is fascinated by cryptocurrency, believing that it could become a “great asset class.” However, he said that Blackrock has not received many inquiries from its institutional clients about having bitcoin in their portfolios.

Read more
daniel loeb

daniel loeb

American Billionaire Investor

| CRYPTO |

Daniel Loeb’s $17B Hedge Fund Is Keeping Crypto With Coinbase – And Maybe Even Staking It

 

Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb’s “deep dive into crypto” last month led his $17.6 billion hedge fund to a familiar place: a custody deal with Coinbase.

Read more
Rick Caruso

rick caruso

The Founder of Caruso Company

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Rick Caruso’s Real Estate Firm Plans to Accept Bitcoin For Rent Payments

 

On Wednesday (April 7), American billionaire businessman Rick Caruso, founder and CEO of real estate and hospitality company Caruso, said during an interview that his company will soon accept Bitcoin for rent payments from residential and commercial tenants.

Read more
Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton

The Founder of Hilton Hotels

| BITCOIN |

Paris Hilton Says She Is “Very, Very Excited” About Bitcoin, Stating That “It’s Definitely The Future.” 

 

“I’ve always loved to be an innovator and I did my first NFT in March of 2020 and it won the NFT Charity Award, the best one of the year, so that was exciting and now to see it just blow up in the past couple months has been so exciting,” she began.

Read more
Mike Novogratz

Michael Novogratz

Galaxy Digital’s Billionaire CEO

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin on 'Inevitable Path' To Reach Gold’s Market Cap”

 

Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz believes Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to meet or exceed gold’s market capitalization amid a rapid wave of retail and institutional adoption of the digital asset.

Read more
Francis X. Suarez

Francis X. Suarez

Mayor of Miami

| BITCOIN |

"Miami Wants To Be The Hub For Bitcoin"

 

Mayor Francis Suarez of Miami is selling his city as the world’s cryptocurrency capital. “We want to be on the next wave of innovation,” he said.

Read more
Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

American Entrepreneur

| BLOCKCHAIN |

‘It’s Like The Early Days of The Internet’ When ‘A Lot of People Thought We Were Crazy’

 

According to Cuban, investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, one of those things will be the evolution of blockchain technology and the companies that follow from it.

Read more

David M. Solomon

Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs

| BITCOIN |

Goldman Sachs To Become Second Big Bank Offering Bitcoin To Wealthy Clients

 

Goldman expects to begin offering bitcoin exposure to clients of its private wealth management division in the second quarter of 2021.

Read more
Bill Miller

Bill Miller

American Investor

| BITCOIN |

Bill Miller's Trust To Invest up To $300 Million In Grayscale Bitcoin Trust

 

Bill Miller plans to put 15% of the Miller Opportunity Trust's $2.25 billion assets into Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust. The announcement comes soon after the investor penned a letter championing Bitcoin as a growing investment.

Read more
elon-musk

ELON MUSK

Tesla CEO

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Drops Bitcoin Bomb On J.K. ROWLING: BTC Is “Solid” Compared To Fiat Money.

 

Elon Musk Drops Bitcoin Bomb on J.K. Rowling: BTC Is “Solid” Compared to Fiat Money. For the third time in a few months, Tesla's chief executive Elon Musk decided to name drop Bitcoin on Twitter. This time, Musk shocked the industry, writing that the leading cryptocurrency is looking “solid” compared to fiat money.

Read more
George Soros

George Soros

American Billionaire Investor

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Investor George Soros’ Fund Reveals Bitcoin ‘Inflection Point’ Bet

 

"When it comes to crypto generally, I think we're at a really important moment in time. Something like bitcoin might have stayed a fringe asset but for the fact that we've increased money supply in the U.S. by 25%,"

Read more

Ray Dalio

American Hedge Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

There's A Good Chance The US Will Outlaw Bitcoin Altogether - Just Like It Once Banned Gold

 

Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's biggest hedge fund, has raised concerns the US government could ban bitcoin altogether if it becomes too successful. Dalio told Yahoo Finance the history of money suggested policymakers would want to stamp down on alternative currencies that could challenge the dominance of the dollar.

Read more

Jeffrey Gundlach

DoubleLine CEO

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin May Be a Better Investment Than Gold”

 

“Bond King” Jeffrey Gundlach has had a change of heart on bitcoin. Gundlach – CEO of DoubleLine Capital, an investment firm with more than $130 billion in assets under management – now says bitcoin could be a better bet than gold. 

Read more

Marc Lasry

American Billionaire

| CRYPTO |

Billionaire Lasry, Ex-CFTC Head Giancarlo Invest in Crypto Firm BlockTower

 

Hedge-fund manager and sports-team co-owner Marc Lasry and former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Christopher Giancarlo have taken stakes in crypto-asset and blockchain investment firm BlockTower Capital

Read more
Richard-Byworth

Richard Byworth

CEO of Diginex

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin May Rise to $175K by End of 2021”

 

Richard Byworth, CEO of Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Diginex, foresees bitcoin tripling in value before 2022. “We are modeling out about $175,000 for the price of bitcoin by the end of this year,” Byworth said.

Read more

Jordan Belfort

American Author

| BITCOIN |

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort Predicts Bitcoin Hitting $100K

 

Jordan Belfort, the author and former stockbroker known as “The Wolf of Wall Street,” has changed his previous critical stance on bitcoin, predicting the cryptocurrency’s price will go on to hit $100,000.

Read more
LL Cool J

LL Cool J

American rapper

| CRYPTO |

$72M Crypto Fund Backed by Paul Tudor Jones and LL Cool J Comes Out of Stealth

 

LL Cool J is now investing in crypto startups. The rapper and entrepreneur is part of a glitzy roster of limited partners backing North Island Ventures’ newly revealed $72 million VC fund. 

Read more
Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams

English actress

| BITCOIN |

Maisie Williams asks about Bitcoin. Memefest ensues, and Elon Musk joins the party.

 

Maisie Williams – also known as Arya Stark, daughter of Lady Catelyn and Lord Eddard, acolyte of the Faceless Men, you know the one – is considering buying some bitcoins.

Read more
JackDorsey

JACK DORSEY Mauris 

CEO of Twitter Inc.

| BITCOIN |

Jack Dorsey Expects Bitcoin To Become The World’s ‘Single Currency’ In About 10 Years

 

“The world ultimately will have a single currency, the internet will have a single currency. I personally believe that it will be bitcoin,” Dorsey said in the article. He acknowledged that bitcoin “does not have the capabilities right now to become an effective currency.”

Read more

PEOPLE OF CRYPTO

Rick Rieder

Rick Rieder

Blackrock’s chief investment officer

| BITCOIN |

Bitcoin Could 'Go up Significantly,' Says CIO of World’s Largest Asset Manager Blackrock

 

The chief investment officer of the world’s largest asset manager, Blackrock, says he could see bitcoin going up significantly. “I like assets that are volatile that have upside convexity,” he said.

Read more
Charles Hoskinson

Charles Hoskinson

The founder of Cardano

| CRYPTO |

Cardano's Charles Hoskinson Expects Cryptocurrencies to Play Larger Role in Afghanistan

 

The founder of Cardano and co-founder of Ethereum, Charles Hoskinson, says that he expects cryptocurrencies to “play a larger role” in Afghanistan amid war with the Taliban forces.

Read more
Curtis Sliwa

Curtis Sliwa

Candidate for NYC mayor

| CRYPTO |

Candidate for Mayor Promises to Make NYC the Most Cryptocurrency-Friendly City in US

 

Curtis Sliwa, a candidate for New York City (NYC) mayor, said that he will make his city “the most cryptocurrency-friendly city” in the U.S. if he is elected. He joins a growing list of mayors and mayoral candidates in growing cryptocurrency adoption.

Read more
Scott Melker

Scott Melker

Crypto trader and investor

| BITCOIN |

'Wolf of All Streets' Trader Expects Bitcoin to Surpass $100K Within 6 to 12 Months

 

Crypto trader and investor Scott Melker, also known as “The Wolf of All Streets,” expects the price of bitcoin to hit new all-time highs by the end of the year. “I would not be surprised at all to see bitcoin trading in six figures within the next six to 12 months, or ethereum even pushing towards $10,000 in that time,” he said. The trader also sees the Senate’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill as the biggest advertisement in history for bitcoin.

Read more
Alberto Fernandez

Alberto Fernandez

President of Argentina

| CRYPTO |

President of Argentina Open to Adopting Cryptocurrencies as Legal Tender

 

Alberto Fernandez, the president of Argentina, stated he is open to the adoption of cryptocurrencies as legal tender in an interview this week. Fernandez said there is a big discussion around the value and use of cryptocurrencies not only in Argentina but also all over the world. However, he recognized this issue should be treated carefully, and acknowledged he had limited knowledge in the subject of cryptocurrencies.

Read more
Mohamed El-Erian

Mohamed El-Erian

An adviser to Allianz and Gramercy Funds Management

| CRYPTO |

Governments Need to Stop Dismissing Crypto as Illicit Payments and Reckless Speculation, Says El-Erian

 

Mohamed El-Erian, an adviser to Allianz and Gramercy Funds Management, says that “The time has come for more western governments to stop dismissing the crypto revolution as some mix of illicit payments schemes and reckless financial speculation.”

Read more
elon-musk

Elon Musk 

CEO of Tesla Motors

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Hints Tesla Owns About 42K Bitcoins

 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted how many bitcoins Tesla owns after revealing that the fair market value of its bitcoin holdings was $1.47 billion as of June 30.

Read more

Steve Cohen

The senior Strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence

| BITCOIN |

Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

 

The senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Mike McGlone, has been long on bitcoin for a while now and he said last month that bitcoin has a “bullish ace up its sleeve.” This week the strategist’s analysis notes that bitcoin prices will likely revert toward the $60K handle in contrast to the $20K support range.

Read more

Steve Cohen

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Steve Cohen: 'I'm Doing a Deep Dive Into Crypto, I'm Fully Converted, I'm Not Missing This'

 

Billionaire investor and CEO of Point 72 Asset Management, Steve Cohen, says he is taking a deep dive into cryptocurrency. Emphasizing that he is “fully converted,” the billionaire said, “I’m not going to miss this. I already feel like I missed the first part of it.”

Read more

Kim Kardashian

The celebrity

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Kim Kardashian Shills Ethereum Max on Instagram, Media Questions Socialites Motive

 

The celebrity influencer Kim Kardashian posted about a project called Ethereum Max on Instagram this week by sharing an advertisement with her 228 million followers. The project Ethereum Max has also been promoted by former Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce and professional boxer Floyd Mayweather.

Read more
elon-musk

Elon Musk 

CEO of Tesla Motors

| BITCOIN |

Tesla Will Resume Taking Bitcoin as Payment Once Miners Go 50% Green, Musk Says

 

Tesla will resume accepting bitcoin as payment once the cryptocurrency’s power-hungry miners go halfway green, CEO Elon Musk tweeted Sunday. The news appears to have driven up the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Read more
Tim Wu

Tim Wu

Top advisor To The Biden Administration

| BITCOIN |

White House Tech Advisor Tim Wu Keeps at Least $1 Million in Bitcoin

 

Tim Wu, top advisor to the Biden administration on technology and competition policy, holds more than $1 million in cryptocurrency, shows a recently filed financial disclosure. The antitrust expert, who is known as a prominent big tech critic, has in the past questioned the value of bitcoin.

Read more

Farhad Dejpasand

Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Government Cannot Stand in the Way of Crypto Technologies, Iran Minister Says

 

New technologies, including blockchain and cryptocurrency mining, have helped Iran to increase budget receipts and withstand foreign sanctions, according to the country’s minister for economy and finance. The high-ranking official believes the government can’t interfere with their development for too long.

Read more
Francis X. Suarez

Francis X. Suarez

Mayor of Miami

| BITCOIN |

Miami Mayor Confident Crypto Regulatory Issues Will Be Resolved — Says 'Buy the Dip'

 

The mayor of the U.S. city of Miami, Francis Suarez, explains how he plans to make his city the capital of bitcoin. He believes that issues surrounding cryptocurrency “will work themselves out,” adding that “in the end, there is only one thing to do: buy the dip.”

Read more

Changpeng

CEO of Binance

| BITCOIN |

No One Can Shut Down Bitcoin, Says Binance CEO CZ

 

It is already impossible for a single entity to kill bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology, so state governments and regulators should embrace blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, said the chief executive of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange.

Read more
Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

Author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad”

| BITCOIN |

Robert Kiyosaki Urges Crypto Investors to Buy the Dip, Says 'Stop Whining and Take Action'

 

Robert Kiyosaki, the best-selling author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” says now that bitcoin is “crashing,” it is a buying opportunity, especially for those who said that they could not afford it before. Alternatively, he said they can “Buy coins that outperform bitcoin for pennies,” reiterating that the Fed, Treasury, and Biden are the problems, not bitcoin or Elon Musk.

Read more
Wyoming Governor

Mark Gordon

Wyoming Governor

| CRYPTO |

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Owns Crypto

 

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon revealed he owns cryptocurrencies during his appearance at CoinDesk’s Consensus virtual conference Monday, surprising at least one high-profile bitcoiner. Caitlin Long, the main catalyst for Wyoming’s favorable crypto regulations, commented on Twitter that despite working with him closely, she hadn’t known Gordon was a hodler.

Read more
Cathie Wood

Cathie Wood

CEO of Ark Investment Management 

| BITCOIN |

Ark Investment’s Cathie Wood Says Bitcoin Will Go to $500,000

 

Ark Investment Management CEO Cathie Wood said in a Bloomberg TV interview that bitcoin will go to $500,000 despite the largest cryptocurrency plunging to a low of almost $30,000 on Wednesday.

Read more
Kjell Inge Rokke

Kjell Inge Rokke

Norwegian billionaire

| BITCOIN |

Bitcoin Becoming Mainstream Is Inevitable — Elon Musk's Comments 'Haven’t Changed Anything'

 

Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke says bitcoin becoming mainstream is inevitable. Unlike Tesla, which stopped accepting cryptocurrency, Rokke’s company is now considering accepting bitcoin as a means of payment, emphasizing that Elon Musk’s comments about the cryptocurrency’s environmental issues have not changed anything.

Read more
Mark Yusko

Mark Yusko

CEO of Morgan Creek

| BITCOIN |

Morgan Creek Founder Predicts $250K Bitcoin Within Five Years

 

Mark Yusko, the founder and CEO of investment-management firm Morgan Creek Capital Management, says bitcoin could reach $250,000 within the next five years. Yusko told CBNC’s Trading Nation on Friday that’s because bitcoin is more than just a store of value.

Read more

Gary Gensler 

New SEC Chairman

| BITCOIN |

New SEC Chairman Unveils Policies for Cryptocurrencies, Calls Bitcoin 'Scarce Store of Value'

 

The new chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has shared his view on how the SEC plans to regulate cryptocurrencies, particularly bitcoin. He calls bitcoin “a digital, scarce store of value” and stresses the need to put in place some investor protections for this asset class.

Read more
elon-musk

Elon Musk

CEO of Tesla

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Confirms He Owns Bitcoin, Has Not Sold Any — Tesla Intends to Hold BTC Long Term, Sold Some to Prove Liquidity

 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that he owns bitcoin and has not sold any of his holdings. His company Tesla, however, has sold some of its bitcoins, which Musk says it’s “essentially to prove liquidity of bitcoin.” Tesla’s Master of Coin says the company believes in the value of bitcoin and will keep holding the cryptocurrency long term as well as accumulating from car sales.

Read more
Eminem

Eminem

American Rapper

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Hip-Hop Legend Eminem Launches Beat-Inspired Animated NFTs for Stans

 

The critically acclaimed rap phenomenon Marshall Mathers, professionally known as Eminem has revealed he is jumping into the non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles game. Eminem is auctioning three types of NFTs via Nifty Gateway and each design was created by the hip-hop legend.

Read more
Bill Miller

Bill Miller

American Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

Fund Manager Bill Miller Says Bitcoin Is Not a Bubble — BTC Entering Mainstream as Demand Grows Faster Than Supply

 

Bill Miller, the founder and chief investment officer of Miller Value Partners, does not think bitcoin is a bubble. Instead, he said it is at the beginning of mainstream adoption. Remaining bullish on the cryptocurrency, the famed value investor explained that bitcoin’s price will rise as the demand for the crypto is growing faster than its supply.

Read more
Robert Kaplan

Robert Kaplan

The President of The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

| BITCOIN |

Federal Reserve Bank President Says Bitcoin Is Clearly a Store of Value

 

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president says bitcoin is clearly “a store of value.” Emphasizing the differences between cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, and central bank digital currencies, he said the latter “won’t necessarily be a store of value.”

Read more
Ron Conway

Ron Conway

American Venture Capitalis

| CRYPTO |

"Crypto Economy Is the Next Multitrillion Dollar Opportunity"

 

Famed Silicon Valley “super angel” investor Ron Conway sees the crypto economy as the next multitrillion-dollar opportunity in innovation. The Silicon Valley legend likens Coinbase to Google after the company’s IPO via a direct listing on Nasdaq.

Read more
Larry Fink

Larry Fink

Chairman and CEO of BlackRock

| CRYPTO |

"I Am Fascinated By Cryptocurrency, Believing That It Could Become A ‘Great Asset Class’".

 

The CEO of Blackrock, the world’s largest asset manager, says that he is fascinated by cryptocurrency, believing that it could become a “great asset class.” However, he said that Blackrock has not received many inquiries from its institutional clients about having bitcoin in their portfolios.

Read more
daniel loeb

daniel loeb

American Billionaire Investor

| CRYPTO |

Daniel Loeb’s $17B Hedge Fund Is Keeping Crypto With Coinbase – And Maybe Even Staking It

 

Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb’s “deep dive into crypto” last month led his $17.6 billion hedge fund to a familiar place: a custody deal with Coinbase.

Read more
Rick Caruso

rick caruso

The Founder of Caruso Company

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Rick Caruso’s Real Estate Firm Plans to Accept Bitcoin For Rent Payments

 

On Wednesday (April 7), American billionaire businessman Rick Caruso, founder and CEO of real estate and hospitality company Caruso, said during an interview that his company will soon accept Bitcoin for rent payments from residential and commercial tenants.

Read more
Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton

The Founder of Hilton Hotels

| BITCOIN |

Paris Hilton Says She Is “Very, Very Excited” About Bitcoin, Stating That “It’s Definitely The Future.” 

 

“I’ve always loved to be an innovator and I did my first NFT in March of 2020 and it won the NFT Charity Award, the best one of the year, so that was exciting and now to see it just blow up in the past couple months has been so exciting,” she began.

Read more
Mike Novogratz

Michael Novogratz

Galaxy Digital’s Billionaire CEO

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin on 'Inevitable Path' To Reach Gold’s Market Cap”

 

Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz believes Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to meet or exceed gold’s market capitalization amid a rapid wave of retail and institutional adoption of the digital asset.

Read more
Francis X. Suarez

Francis X. Suarez

Mayor of Miami

| BITCOIN |

"Miami Wants To Be The Hub For Bitcoin"

 

Mayor Francis Suarez of Miami is selling his city as the world’s cryptocurrency capital. “We want to be on the next wave of innovation,” he said.

Read more
Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

American Entrepreneur

| BLOCKCHAIN |

‘It’s Like The Early Days of The Internet’ When ‘A Lot of People Thought We Were Crazy’

 

According to Cuban, investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, one of those things will be the evolution of blockchain technology and the companies that follow from it.

Read more

David M. Solomon

Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs

| BITCOIN |

Goldman Sachs To Become Second Big Bank Offering Bitcoin To Wealthy Clients

 

Goldman expects to begin offering bitcoin exposure to clients of its private wealth management division in the second quarter of 2021.

Read more
Bill Miller

Bill Miller

American Investor

| BITCOIN |

Bill Miller's Trust To Invest up To $300 Million In Grayscale Bitcoin Trust

 

Bill Miller plans to put 15% of the Miller Opportunity Trust's $2.25 billion assets into Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust. The announcement comes soon after the investor penned a letter championing Bitcoin as a growing investment.

Read more
elon-musk

ELON MUSK

Tesla CEO

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Drops Bitcoin Bomb On J.K. ROWLING: BTC Is “Solid” Compared To Fiat Money.

 

Elon Musk Drops Bitcoin Bomb on J.K. Rowling: BTC Is “Solid” Compared to Fiat Money. For the third time in a few months, Tesla's chief executive Elon Musk decided to name drop Bitcoin on Twitter. This time, Musk shocked the industry, writing that the leading cryptocurrency is looking “solid” compared to fiat money.

Read more
George Soros

George Soros

American Billionaire Investor

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Investor George Soros’ Fund Reveals Bitcoin ‘Inflection Point’ Bet

 

"When it comes to crypto generally, I think we're at a really important moment in time. Something like bitcoin might have stayed a fringe asset but for the fact that we've increased money supply in the U.S. by 25%,"

Read more

Ray Dalio

American Hedge Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

There's A Good Chance The US Will Outlaw Bitcoin Altogether - Just Like It Once Banned Gold

 

Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's biggest hedge fund, has raised concerns the US government could ban bitcoin altogether if it becomes too successful. Dalio told Yahoo Finance the history of money suggested policymakers would want to stamp down on alternative currencies that could challenge the dominance of the dollar.

Read more

Jeffrey Gundlach

DoubleLine CEO

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin May Be a Better Investment Than Gold”

 

“Bond King” Jeffrey Gundlach has had a change of heart on bitcoin. Gundlach – CEO of DoubleLine Capital, an investment firm with more than $130 billion in assets under management – now says bitcoin could be a better bet than gold. 

Read more

Marc Lasry

American Billionaire

| CRYPTO |

Billionaire Lasry, Ex-CFTC Head Giancarlo Invest in Crypto Firm BlockTower

 

Hedge-fund manager and sports-team co-owner Marc Lasry and former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Christopher Giancarlo have taken stakes in crypto-asset and blockchain investment firm BlockTower Capital

Read more
Richard-Byworth

Richard Byworth

CEO of Diginex

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin May Rise to $175K by End of 2021”

 

Richard Byworth, CEO of Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Diginex, foresees bitcoin tripling in value before 2022. “We are modeling out about $175,000 for the price of bitcoin by the end of this year,” Byworth said.

Read more

Jordan Belfort

American Author

| BITCOIN |

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort Predicts Bitcoin Hitting $100K

 

Jordan Belfort, the author and former stockbroker known as “The Wolf of Wall Street,” has changed his previous critical stance on bitcoin, predicting the cryptocurrency’s price will go on to hit $100,000.

Read more
LL Cool J

LL Cool J

American rapper

| CRYPTO |

$72M Crypto Fund Backed by Paul Tudor Jones and LL Cool J Comes Out of Stealth

 

LL Cool J is now investing in crypto startups. The rapper and entrepreneur is part of a glitzy roster of limited partners backing North Island Ventures’ newly revealed $72 million VC fund. 

Read more
Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams

English actress

| BITCOIN |

Maisie Williams asks about Bitcoin. Memefest ensues, and Elon Musk joins the party.

 

Maisie Williams – also known as Arya Stark, daughter of Lady Catelyn and Lord Eddard, acolyte of the Faceless Men, you know the one – is considering buying some bitcoins.

Read more
JackDorsey

JACK DORSEY Mauris 

CEO of Twitter Inc.

| BITCOIN |

Jack Dorsey Expects Bitcoin To Become The World’s ‘Single Currency’ In About 10 Years

 

“The world ultimately will have a single currency, the internet will have a single currency. I personally believe that it will be bitcoin,” Dorsey said in the article. He acknowledged that bitcoin “does not have the capabilities right now to become an effective currency.”

Read more