Multicoin Capital Partners Explain How They Invest in Crypto Startups

According to Coinopsy.com, over 1,500 cryptocurrencies have collapsed in the past eight years. With so many failures, what is the best way to determine which projects are worth investing in, and how can these projects be found? CEO of Civic, Vinny Lingham, and co-founder of Multicoin Capital, Kyle Samani, joined the latest episode of Cointelegraph’s … Read more

LabCFTC Director: In Crisis, Innovation in Finance Can ‘Get Us to the Next Stage’

The United States regulator, Commodities and Futures Trading Commission, announced the CFTC’s first science contest, Project Streetlamp, earlier this week. Cointelegraph had a chance to speak with Melissa Netram, who is the Chief Innovation Officer and Director of the commission’s fintech office, LabCFTC. Netram took over the role from Daniel Gorfine in September. Cointelegraph was … Read more

Crowdfunding Industry Insider Criticizes SEC Proposal on Special Purpose Vehicles for Reg CF

Special Purpose Vehicles or “SPVs” have long been requested by FINRA regulated platforms participating in the Reg CF sector of crowdfunding. Under current rules, SPVs are not allowed to be utilized. This may soon change as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed enabling SPVs for issuers using Reg CF in amendments that are … Read more

Perspective: What the Proposed SEC Changes Mean for the US Crowdfunding Industry

Earlier this month, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a set of amendments to the exemptive framework under the Securities Act of 1933. This includes a notable update to Reg CF – increasing the funding cap from its current $1.07 million to $5 million. The amendments have yet to go into effect, but are … Read more

JPMorgan, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank Predict Major Recession

Big banks are predicting a major recession, the deepest one in the post-war era. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said his bank cannot be immune to the resulting financial stress while Bank of America expects the U.S. economy to “collapse” and Deutsche Bank has forecasted a severe global recession. Also read: IMF Declares Global Recession, … Read more

How to trace a virus without surrendering our privacy

Decentralized technologies could achieve the goal without relying on trust in a centralized authority. COVID-19 is dominating policy discussions here in Washington and abroad. Cryptocurrency policy is—rightly—not top-of-mind for folks in government at the moment. There is one area of our collective response to COVID-19, however, where the cryptocurrency community may be able to help … Read more

Digital Assets Are More Recession-Proof Than You Might Think

Jeff Dorman, a CoinDesk columnist, is chief investment officer at Arca where he leads the investment committee and is responsible for portfolio sizing and risk management. He has more than 17 years of trading and asset management experience at firms including Merrill Lynch and Citadel Securities. Finding the most appropriate place to park or invest … Read more

Fed Could Issue COVID-19 Crisis Money Via eWallets

To help bolster the American economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Reserve could utilize digital wallets and a “digital dollar” to provide “qualified individuals” with payments. With passing of the draft legislation, legal adults would receive $2,000 and $1,000 would be provided for each child, Yahoo! Finance reported.  The bills are called the “Financial Protections and … Read more