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Crypto’s loudest cheerleaders in 2020

For much of 2020, it wasn’t exactly a hard year to be a cheerleader for cryptocurrency.  Emerging from a brutal macro bear market, the space once again proved doubters wrong and attracted a new batch of converts as money-printing efforts across the globe turned savers and traders onto the power of hard currency. After a …

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Here’s 5 key Bitcoin factors to watch as new investors buy BTC in 2021

The end of 2020 has been lighting up crypto-centric subreddits and feeds of Bitcoin hodlers as the appetite for the digital bullion reaches an all-time high. The explosion has been accelerated via the adoption of the network by PayPal, along with the long-sought out stamp of approval from respected figures like Michael Saylor, Jack Dorsey, …

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Tyler Winklevoss: ‘Smartest people in the room buying the Bitcoin quietly’

Throughout 2020, more than a handful of traditional financial giants have picked up stacks of Bitcoin (BTC), including the likes of billionaire Paul Tudor Jones and business intelligence firm MicroStrategy. These investments are part of a flow of big money entrances into BTC, Gemini crypto exchange co-founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss recently said.  “This is …

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Tyler Winklevoss tells CNBC that ‘Cash is trash’

Not one to mince words, Winklevoss reportedly told the business network that “cash is trash.” In his view, it’s only a matter of time before investors dump the dollar and other fiat currencies for BTC: “At some point, it is hard to look at those data points and say that Bitcoin isn’t an incredible store of …

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Former Morgan Stanley exec joins Gemini crypto exchange

Major American cryptocurrency exchange Gemini is expanding the company’s business in the Asia-Pacific region with a new high-profile hire. Andy Meehan, a former executive at major American investment bank Morgan Stanley, has joined Gemini as chief compliance officer of the APAC region. Announcing the news on Oct. 7, Gemini executives noted that Meehan will work …

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Winklevoss: US Dollar Is Now a ‘Funny Money’ Endorsement of Bitcoin

The United States’ failure to agree on Coronavirus stimulus shows that the dollar is “funny money” and endorses Bitcoin (BTC), says Cameron Winklevoss. In a tweet on Aug. 6, the Gemini exchange co-founder delivered a damning appraisal of the lack of progress in Washington to deliver more financial aid. A “wake-up call and endorsement of …

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‘Bitcoin Billionaires’ Movie to Tell Winklevoss Bros’ Crypto Story

Stampede Ventures — a production company owned by ex-Warner Bros. president Greg Silverman — has partnered with Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss to produce a movie featuring the brothers’ story as portrayed in the best-selling book “Bitcoin Billionaires.” According to the report published on Deadline, Silverman will be co-producing the movie along with Jon Berg, who …

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Cameron Winklevoss on Crypto Regulation: “Free-for-Alls Don’t Work”

Known for their regulation-friendly outlook within the crypto industry, Gemini exchange founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss hold a hybrid approach to privacy and government rules.  The twin brothers explained in a May 22 podcast interview with Peter McCormack that crypto adoption comes a need for some degree of regulation. Cameron added: “The independence and sovereignty …

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Tyler Winklevoss: Stablecoin Race to Begin When Wall St Embraces DeFi

Investor, early crypto adopter, and CEO of Gemini exchange, Tyler Winklevoss, predicted that competition between stablecoins will really begin once Wall Street moves into decentralized finance, or DeFi, during a recent interview with The Defiant’s Camila Russo. However, despite his optimistic outlook for DeFi, the Gemini co-founder asserted that the crypto industry currently does not …

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