In early May 2018, the ASKfm team sponsored a Ukrainian mountaineering team to explore Mount Everest. Shouting Tothemoon's slogan, the climber successfully climbed to the top and hid a Ledger wallet with 500,000 What is the name of the general ledger that tracks all Bitcoin transactions?ASKT tokens (estimated at the time of about 50,000 U.S. dollars) somewhere on the top of the mountain, waiting for someone brave enough to search for treasure.
The Russian Federal Security Service claimed that in 2017, it had prevented 25 terrorist attacks from Syria and Iraq in total, and it also stated that terrorists like cryptocurrencies. Russian authorities claim to have discovered 100 cases of using virtual currency to fund illegal activities. But according to research by the Center for Sanctions and Illegal Finance (CSIF), between 2013 and 2016, less than 1% of Bitcoin-related transactions were found to be used to fund illegal activities.
From the perspective of capital entry, according to the categories of traditional financial assets, pension funds, endowment funds, ETFs, insurance funds, and disposable assets of high-net-worth individuals can easily break through the existing ceiling of digital currencies and bring nearly 8 trillion to the market. Dollar. At the same time, we must objectively and calmly realize that this figure is still based on the "ideal assumption", that is, the above-mentioned assets exclude other investment temptations and choose digital currencies as the target. In view of the current high risk and semi-maturity of digital currencies, don't expect too much of this possibility in the short term.
In addition, the A round, seed round and angel round are the financing types with more occurrences, with 23, 21 and 13 financing events respectively, and the total number of projects involved reached 57. In the seed round and the angel round, the performance of various types of project financing was relatively even, but in the A round, the financing events of the underlying technology were the most, with a total of 8 financing events involving 8 projects.
"Despite the challenges, we believe that investors are worth looking into the field of cryptocurrency investment today. The dramatic decline in the cryptocurrency market has brought questions about the future development prospects of these assets and blockchain technology, but we see Until this industry is developing, not standing still,” Cambridge Associates wrote in a research report.
Fuzex is a cryptocurrency payment card project that appeared in the market last summer, and it chose Bitcoin Cash as its base cryptocurrency. At the same time, it is still Ethereum and its own token FXT on its platform. Fuzex smart cards are currently only issued to residents in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The physicalWhat is the name of the general ledger that tracks all Bitcoin transactions? card supports NFC payment and is equipped with an EMV chip and bar code display.
The stable currency collateralized by legal tender is highly concentrated and must be linked to existing financial institutions and banks. That is, the funds of all investors who buy stablecoins need to use bank transfer records as evidence of deposits. If a stablecoin is operating well, then every money in and out of it is checkable and traceable. If the funds are tricky or money laundered, the relevant accounts will not be made public, which has nothing to do with whether the transaction records are on the chain or not. The channel for investors to deposit funds is a regulated and traceable bank channel or other legal channels, and the asset chain is a unilateral operation of the stablecoin team. In the same way, the withdrawal of this type of stable currency also requires banking channels.
This article discusses the "Binance effect" again, because the average correlation of cryptocurrencies not listed on the Binance trading platform is lower than that of cryptocurrencies listed on the Binance trading platform. As in the first quarter, the correlation between encrypted assets using a proof-of-work mechanism is higher than that of encrypted assets using a proof-of-work (POW) mechanism. Interestingly, compared with January-March 2019, the average correlation of cryptocurrencies using the proof-of-work mechanism declined the most in the second quarter.