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Why Trumps Trade War Hasnt Stopped US Venture Capital from Piling into China

President Donald Trump and the US government are neck-deep in a trade war with China. Yet US businesses and investors pushed more venture capital investment into China in 2018 than ever before. Though Trump has added tariff after tariff on …

Trading on Sentiment: How Crypto Hedge Funds Can Use AI to Achieve Alpha

As Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller put it, “Bitcoin is a social phenomenon.” Rumors, fear, and hype all play an enormous role in influencing the price of cryptocurrency, but these things are not so easy to identify on...

5 Things I Wish Marie Kondo Would Declutter from the Crypto Industry

“What do you have that sparks joy? And can we pay with bitcoin?” Her Netflix television series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, became available to stream in January 2019 and quickly became a cultural phenomenon. Marie Kondo is the …

UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti Basically Admits Equities Are A Ponzi Scheme

Speaking at a CNBC panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Sergio Ermotti, the chief executive officer of Swiss bank UBS said the massive December sell-off was the result of political fears as well as the reality setting in …

Smart Contracts Explained

Smart Contracts Explained  Smart contracts (also called distributed apps) are very popular nowadays. But what are they and what problems do they solve? The term “smart contract” was first used by Nick Szabo in 1997, long before Bitcoin was created. …

While Many VCs Leave, Binance Expands Crypto Incubator to 5 Regions

Many venture capital firms have broken deals with companies in the crypto sector over the past several months. Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group, a major cryptocurrency-focused venture capital firm that has invested in large-scale...

XYO Network Partners With Esri For Blockchain Enabled Geographic Information System

XYO Network Partners  XYO Network, a blockchain-based geographic information system (GIS) with an Ethereum token and its own blockchain network, announced today a partnership with Esri, one of the world’s oldest and largest GIS systems and mapmakers, a company...

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