During the Weekend, the Bitcoin (BTC) network logged its 700,000th block, a major milestone. At the time of the last 100,000-block milestone (two years ago) the BTC price was worth less than $8,000. Today, one BTC is worth nearly $48,000. Even though almost 90% of BTC that can exist have already been mined, at the current pace of block production, the final BTC will be mined around the year 2140.
Global Head of Sales Trading Matt Blom went live with The Birb Nest to discuss the EQONEX vision for crypto, and the power and potential of its exchange token EQO. Watch the AMA, where he discusses our institutional grade technology, EQO, the upcoming EQO Dollars airdrop, and more!
Watch industry experts Lyn Alden and Alex de Vries talk about what kind of net impact the crypto industry will have on the environment.
Two days after El Salvador officially implemented Bitcoin as legal tender, Peter McCormack and Yaya Fanusie debated whether or not crypto can bank the unbanked.
The U.S. tends to dominate the lion’s share of the headlines regarding blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation. However, while U.S. regulators continue to equivocate, many smaller nations embrace the opportunity to capture some of the value in the burgeoning digital asset space. Among them, Switzerland is leading the pack.
During the Weekend, Ripple filed a motion to compel the Securities and Exchange Commission to reveal the internal cryptocurrency trading regulations for its employees. This is the latest in a long legal battle between the two. In December 2020, the SEC took legal action against Ripple, claiming XRP was a $1.3-billion unregistered securities offering.
Watch two industry heavyweights, Anthony Scaramucci and Peter Schiff, debate which asset - Bitcoin or Gold - represents the best store of value, as part of the EQONEX Intelligence Squared Crypto debates.
During the weekend, the Monero Project officially launched its Atomic Swap implementation program. The program was developed by the cross-blockchain protocol COMIT Network and provides a new trustless way to exchange between Monero (XMR) and Bitcoin (BTC). Following the launch, Monero, the largest privacy-focused cryptocurrency by market capitalization, surged 20%.
What is the future of exchange tokens for crypto exchanges? Can DeFI exchanges be a threat to centralized exchanges? What challenges are banks facing when entering the crypto space? Watch EQONEX CEO Richard Byworth and PwC Crypto Leader Henri Arslanian on the Future of Money Podcast.