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Bittrex Global’s CEO says the exchange company is exploring safe havens in light of regulatory tightening

Bittrex Global’s CEO says the exchange company is exploring safe havens in light of regulatory tightening

  On this episode of The Scoop, Bittrex Global CEO Stephen Stonberg joined host Frank Chaparro for a discussion on Bittrex’s US and global businesses, his outlook on security tokens, and how the company is tackling regulatory tightening in an effort to safely enter markets across the world. In its global business, Stonberg said that […]

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Inside Coinbase’s game plan to be a one-stop shop for Wall Street’s biggest investors

Inside Coinbase’s game plan to be a one-stop shop for Wall Street’s biggest investors

  Hundreds of institutions are looking to Coinbase as a trusted, publicly-traded exchange to create tailored crypto solutions for them. Now, as traditional finance firms begin to deploy capital into crypto services, Coinbase sees itself at the forefront of facilitating that institutional adoption. “I think we’re moving away from the designation of Coinbase as an […]

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Blockchain’s Peter Smith sees innovation but thinks some will be unprepared for a ‘Crypto Winter’

  “The market filled your sail with wind and now you’re doing a good job of sailing. But are you ready to survive the next time the wind drops?” Blockchain, one of the longest operating firms in the crypto space, has been successful at taking the long road. Now the U.K.-based company is building out […]

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NFT unicorn OpenSea sets sights on improving customer experience with $100 million war chest

NFT unicorn OpenSea sets sights on improving customer experience with $100 million war chest

OpenSea’s Devin Finzer is just as surprised as anyone to see non-fungible tokens (NFTs) taking off this summer. “None of us expected to hit a billion in transaction volume this month,” said Finzer, describing what he views as “the biggest economy in the history of the internet.” During this episode of The Scoop, OpenSea co-founder and […]

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Inside the Polkadot network and ecosystem with Rob Habermeier

Inside the Polkadot network and ecosystem with Rob Habermeier

  As new networks are tapping into Polkadot, its co-founder sees a high-stakes battleground forming over privacy and security. “You want to create a system which is upgradable which can adapt to new technologies if you want to be able to stay one step ahead of the curve,” says Rob Habermeier, who joins The Scoop […]

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Are looming regulations putting an end to bitcoin’s ‘Wild West’ days?

Are looming regulations putting an end to bitcoin’s ‘Wild West’ days?

  Signs point to the looming specter of regulation slowly bringing the days of bitcoin and crypto’s “Wild West” to an end. The only question, perhaps, is if not now, then when? “We’re getting to a boiling point,” The Block’s Aislinn Keely told The Scoop. On this policy report episode of The Scoop, host Frank […]

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Ukraine’s Public Radio Launches Podcast With an Episode on Bitcoin

In an attempt to expand and diversify its audience, the public radio of Ukraine has recently entered the world of podcasts. Listeners have been invited to choose among a variety of topics and genres. A podcast devoted to personal finance management and financial literacy kicks off with an episode about Bitcoin. New Radio Programs to […]

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An executive at Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund, unpacks bitcoin’s role in the macro picture

Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund, isn’t convinced by the bitcoin narrative yet, but it’s listening. On this week’s episode of The Scoop, Bridgewater’s director of portfolio strategy Jim Haskel said he’s not surprised by the growing institutional interest. Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio previously said he didn’t see bitcoin’s merits as a currency, but he […]

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