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DeFi Exec Believes Crypto Community Mostly “Short-Term Thinkers”

In an interview with Cryptox, Alex Mashinsky, the founder of the decentralized finance app Celsius Network, took aim at the crypto community for becoming fixated on short-term profiteering and failing to drive mass adoption. Mashinsky urged the community to capitalize on the opportunity to redefine money and finance offered amid

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Don’t Buy Bitcoin, Says Wealth Exec as Lebanon Chooses BTC Over Fiat

Bitcoin (BTC) is not what young investors should buy after the coronavirus crash, says the man who once said that the biggest cryptocurrency faces an “inevitable death spiral.”Speaking to CNBC on May 21, Peter Mallouk, president and chief investment officer at wealth management firm Creative Planning, claimed that stocks and

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Europe’s New AML Rules Made Crypto More Attractive to Institutions, Says Boerse Stuttgart Exec

The fifth anti-money laundering directive (AMLD5) has unexpectedly increased institutional interest in cryptocurrencies, according to an executive at the crypto trading subsidiary of Boerse Stuttgart. Speaking at the CryptoCompare London conference Tuesday, Boerse Stuttgart's chief digital officer, Dr. Ulli Spankowski, admitted he had been "surprised" by the positive effect 5AMLD

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IT Exec at Kyiv Prosecutor’s Office Illegally Mined Crypto on Office Systems

In Kyiv, Ukraine, investigators have found another example of someone using the systems at their workplace for illicit cryptocurrency mining. The Kyiv Prosecutor’s Office official Facebook page announced on Feb. 26 that it concluded a pre-trial investigation against an unnamed individual in collaboration with the State Bureau of Investigation. The accused

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Crypto’s Top Exec Thinks This Key Mining Factor Will Drive Strong Bitcoin Growth

The Chief Executive Officer at leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance believes the Bitcoin halving is not priced in. Whilst reluctant to give a specific price target, Changpeng Zhao is “pretty positive” the upcoming supply shock will result in higher prices.Zhao believes that the current market is not efficient and that future

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