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The Downside of Crypto Donations

Cryptocurrency donations are providing a much-needed lifeline to hard-up charities right now. In many countries, the coronavirus pandemic has triggered massive government support packages for businesses disrupted by national lockdowns. Charities have not been so lucky. In the U.K. one in 10 nonprofits face bankruptcy. In the U.S., one in five donors have said they …

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Think How Well Bitcoin Would Be Doing if You Could Actually Buy It

For all the talk about bitcoin (and broadly crypto) being easier to buy than ever before, Friday morning, as bitcoin was topping $41,000 per coin, I spent hours trying to make a small $100 purchase.  According to some, the latest rally was initiated by institutional investors looking for a hedge against fiat inflation and the …

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The Unorthodox Trades That Will Drive Value in 2021, feat. Tony Greer

The macro analyst looks at unexpected sources of strength in the economy. This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io. Tony Greer is a macro analyst and author of the Morning Navigator Newsletter. In this conversation, he and NLW discuss how central banks continued to kick the can down the road on debt as well as unexpected sources …

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The Rise of Layer 2s Spells End for Altcoins

Phase 1 of the Bitcoin journey is complete. Over the past 10 years we have seen the Bitcoin network rebuff questions as to whether it would survive as a concept. Today, we see the bitcoin cryptocurrency gaining monetary premium as prominent institutional investors identify it as the ultimate inflation hedge. As we transition into 2021, …

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More Aussies Back Bitcoin, the Underdog

In January this year, the world watched in horror as sky-high fires tore through 44 million hectares of Australian bushland, engulfing property, wildlife and humanity. Then, just as victims were emerging from the ashes, COVID-19 arrived and the local economy went into lockdown. Gross domestic product shrank 7% in the three months through June, unemployment …

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Why Impact Investing and Crypto Are Mutually Beneficial

This year has been like no other. A global health pandemic, multiple stock market shocks, the destabilizing of the workforce and many sectors of the economy. After a year of living with COVID-19, consumer and investor behavior has taken on new characteristics as digital and sustainable business and finance have taken off in parallel.  At …

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Why Bitcoin Is Bigger Than an Inflation Hedge, feat. Dan Tapiero

The prominent gold and bitcoin macro commenter discusses a new generation of institutional investors. This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io. Dan Tapiero is an investor and entrepreneur with deep experience in gold and bitcoin. In this conversation with NLW he discusses the new group of institutional investors coming into the space and why, for them, bitcoin …

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Bitcoin Is Digital Social Justice, feat. Tyrone Ross

The podcaster and CEO of Onramp Invest discusses DeFi, income inequality and the opportunity for bitcoin in 2021. This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io. The wealth adviser and CEO of Onramp Invest discusses why the Federal Reserve continues to ignore its role in income inequality and what the bitcoin community can do to be a force …

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