Bitcoin

Coinbase files to go public in a key listing for the cryptocurrency category

This morning Coinbase, an American cryptocurrency exchange, released an S-1 filing ahead of its direct listing. The company’s public debut has been hotly anticipated thanks to recent activity am

A16z doesn’t invest, it manifests

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Bitcoin briefly breaks the $50,000 barrier as Coinbase’s direct listing looms

The hodl-crew are having quite the moment as bitcoin passed the $50,000 mark earlier today for the first time. Data pegs the peak at just over $50,500. The price of bitcoin, the world’s best-kno

Daily Crunch: Jack Dorsey and Jay Z invest in bitcoin development

Jack Dorsey and Jay Z create a bitcoin endowment, Datadog acquires a Startup Battlefield company and BuzzFeed experiments with AI-generated quizzes. This is your Daily Crunch for February 12, 2021. Oh

Jack Dorsey and Jay Z invest 500 BTC to make Bitcoin ‘internet’s currency’

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey and rapper Jay Z have created an endowment to fund bitcoin development initially in Africa and India, Dorsey said on Friday. The duo is putting 500 bitcoin, which is

Cryptocurrency pioneer Diana Biggs joins digital assets startup Valour as its new CEO

Cryptocurrency pioneer and early Bitcoin thought-leader Diana Biggs has joined Swiss-based startup Valour, which lets investors easily buy digital assets through their bank or broker. The move is sign

Meet the entrepreneurs bringing bitcoin to institutions

There’s a popular misconception that the cryptocurrency industry is a realm of rogue tech-bro cowboys. But the reality is many of the most ambitious entrepreneurs in fintech are betting big on insti

Tesla’s Bitcoin investment could be bad for the company’s climate reputation and its bottom line

Tesla’s $1.5 billion investment in Bitcoin may be good for Elon Musk, but it’s definitely risky for the company that made him the world’s richest man, according to investors, analyst

Equity Monday: Tesla buys bitcoin, Nexthink raises and Bumble

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Tesla buys $1.5B in bitcoin, may accept the cryptocurrency as payment in the future

Today in an SEC filing, Tesla disclosed that it has acquired $1.5 billion in bitcoin, the popular cryptocurrency. Moreover, the company noted that it may also accept bitcoin in the future as a form of

Equity Monday: Rich tech folks chat rich tech things on rich tech app funded by rich tech investors

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest priv

India plans to introduce law to ban Bitcoin, other private cryptocurrencies

India plans to introduce a law to ban private cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in the country and provide a framework for the creation of an official digital currency during the current budget session

Coinbase is going public via direct listing

Coinbase plans to go public by way of a direct listing, the company announced in a blog post today. The cryptocurrency exchange was founded in 2012 and allows users to buy and trade decentralized toke

Could meme stocks like GameStop kill Bitcoin’s rise?

Cryptocurrencies, more so than most other things, are only valuable because of a shared agreement that they are valuable. Their value is a product of digital handshakes over millions of transactions f

How emerging markets are approaching crypto

From Brazil to Nigeria, people turn to bitcoin because it’s the most advantageous way for them to conduct international transactions. 

How Bitcoin is helping middle-class users survive the pandemic

Regulators may still want to imply Bitcoin is merely a tool for criminals, but for many middle-class users, it’s proving to be a lifeline.

Cryptos lose ground as bitcoin falls 23%, ether 29% in last 24 hours

After rallying to record-setting prices, recapturing the attention of the public and becoming once-again the topic du jour, cryptocurrencies are losing ground today. Bitcoin, the best-known cryptocurr

Equity Monday: Cryptos fall, the deplatforming rush and fitness tech stays hot

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest pri

Bitcoin advocates revolt against the Trump administration’s frantic crypto regulations

Bitcoin fans across the country are rallying against a common enemy, the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).

The Biden administration can change the world with new crypto regulations

Regulation shouldn't be a guessing game.
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