BUIDLratherthenHODLHours of unconfirmed Bitcoin transactions. The Layer 2 solution represented by the Lightning Network started-at least it worked. A new type of on-chain application represented by DeFi has begun to grow and has formed a climate. In the last bull market, we only had CryptoKitties and PonziGame.
The blockchain is lowering the threshold of trust. In the past, the business like the one mentioned above could only be carried out by institutions such as banks, trusts, and brokerages-now a programmer can write verifiable business logic, which greatly expands innovation The borders of today, we actually have a much more powerful arsenal than our predecessors.
There are indeed many large financial institutions entering the cryptocurrency field, such as Fidelity’s new cryptocurrency service unit, Bain Capital invested in an exchange, Coinbase’s completion of Series E financing, and licensing supervision in some countries have encouraged traditional Participation of the financial industry.
The similarities between the products of Bitcoin ETN and ETF are: investors can invest in Bitcoin by not directly holding Bitcoin; second, given the characteristics of cryptocurrency price fluctuations, both solve the problem of investors investing in cryptocurrency This worry at the time; secondly, both can effectively attract more investors and bring more capital inflow; at the same time, both have the credit endorsement of traditional financial institutions, which greatly reduces the investment risk of investors.
Mercer was originally designed for Clearmatics with the purpose of disguising payments in a blockchain banking solution. In addition to the ability to pay, Mercer said, it is also easy to send duplicate payments between participants who have already made transfers through the device.
Judging from the situation in the past year, the financing situation of blockchain projects deteriorated rapidly in the second half of 2018. The number of blockchain project financing in Hours of unconfirmed Bitcoin transactionsSeptember was halved compared with October, and then basically remained at about 30 per month. However, since 2019, especially since March, the number of blockchain project financing has rebounded, and June is the first single-month blockchain financing event to exceed 50 since August last year.
Based on the average Bitcoin price of 2,300 yuan at the time of the Mt.Gox incident, the 850,000 Bitcoin that disappeared was worth about 800 million U.S. dollars. And based on the current average price of Bitcoin of 3,700 US dollars, the total value is as high as 3.145 billion US dollars. The reality is that when Mt.Gox filed for bankruptcy, there were only 202,200 bitcoins left, and the current total price is about 4.8 billion US dollars.
DCEP does not need to be overly excited or worried about the general public. Technology is after all technology and tools will not change anything. It mainly depends on who is used and what role it plays. Especially for you and me, all sentient beings should be more worried about Libra (if it passes, the world may enter a new form).
But in fact, this does not fully explain that what Amaury said is true. Bitcoin core developer Gregory Maxwell once stated on StackExchange that signatures can be forged and anyone can fake Satoshi Nakamoto.