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CBDC Part 5: Comparing Corda, Fabric, and Quorum

2/11 – 2/17 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $123.4bn (a 0.3% increase), and 7 day trading volume rose 24% for top 100 crypto THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK Several Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) proof-of...

CBDC Part 4: An Introduction to JP Morgan’s Quorum

2/4 – 2/10 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $123bn (a 8% increase), and 7 day trading volume rose 7% for top 100 crypto THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK Achieving appropriate levels of privacy is a core requirement...

CBDC Part 3: An Introduction to Hyperledger Fabric

1/28 – 2/3 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $114bn (a 4.5% decrease), and 7 day trading volume rose 7% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 7 Feb: ADA to release roadmap update THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK Hyperledger...

2018 Yearly Review Report

2018 YEARLY REVIEW REPORT The rollercoaster. 2018 saw plenty of interesting trends and projects rise and fall. It was the year of EOS, launching after a record breaking US$ 4bn ICO, only to be plagued by vote...

CBDC Part 2: An Introduction to R3’s Corda

1/21– 1/27 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $119bn (a 0.2% decrease), and 7 day trading volume slumped 4.8% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 28 Jan: Stellar lightning fork for XLM 31 Jan: Mainnet launch for...

The Role of Digital Asset Custodians

Custodian is one of the most important market infrastructure in traditional finance. As the traditional giants stepping into the asset class, we see the growing influence of digital asset custodians. In this article we...

BCH Fork Squeezes BTC Mining Margins

11/19 – 11/25 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $121bn (a 34.6% decrease), and 7 day trading volume surged 6% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 30 Nov: Last trade date of CME Bitcoin Futures 1 Dec: XLM to launch...

SEC Makes First Move Against Crypto Exchanges

11/05 – 11/11 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $213bn (a 2.8% increase), and 7 day trading volume surged 17.2% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 12 Nov: IOTA at SZ Economic Summit in Berlin 14 Nov: Cboe XBT expiration...