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Bitcoin Price Could Hit $15,000 This Year: Fmr. Goldman Sachs Exec.

Christopher Matta, a former vice president of investment management division at Goldman Sachs, still maintains he would invest his mother’s money in bitcoin. A callout box on the TV screen noted Matta believes a return to $15,000 for bitcoin is attainable. Now the co-founder of Crescent Crypto Asset Management, told CNBC’s “Fast Money” in June that even for the most conservative ...

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Ripple Adds Former Facebook Exec as New Senior VP of Business and Corporate Development

Ripple, the company behind the third largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has recently employed Kahina Van Dyke as the new senior vice president of business and corporate development, according an official statement July 11. At the new position Van Dyke will be responsible for providing Ripple with strategic partnerships for international financial services, focusing on the development of “a new ...

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Huobi HBUS Signs Senior Meitu Exec Frank Fu as CEO for US Exchange

Frank Fu, a top representative from China’s top photo-retouching app, will now lead the Huobi U.S. (HBUS) team. Fu held many executive positions at Meitu Global but was most recently managing director of Meitu Global and international investment. The Meitu executive will be joining HBUS as its new CEO and will manage the day-to-day operations of the platform’s technology development ...

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Former BlackRock Exec Explains Why Institutional Investors Not in Crypto Yet

A professional investor, who has worked at BlackRock, explained the main reasons why institutional investors are watching the crypto market but not yet getting involved. Speaking in London Tech Week he said that regulatory uncertainty, volatility and lack of education are the main obstacles. Where is the Smart Money? Adam Grimsley, co founder of Prime Factor Capital, said that although ...

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Ripple Exec Launches Smart Contract Platform to Rival Ethereum

Ripple’s CTO has launched a new company called Coil that includes an easy access smart contract product to rival Ethereum. Smart Contracts Made More Accessible Smart contracts are one of the much talked about little-used promises of the revolutionary technology brought by the blockchain. The problem with them in their current form is that they aren’t very user-friendly and can also be ...

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Exec of $5.1 Trln Investment Firm Makes Tired Comparison of Crypto to Tulips

The global chief economist of a major investment firm has criticized cryptocurrencies in an op-ed on investment fund news site ETF.com published yesterday, May 21. Joe Davis, the global chief economist and global head of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, stated that while blockchain technology shows promise, the rise of cryptocurrencies can be compared to the Netherlands’ 17th century “tulip mania,” ...

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Amber Baldet, Former JPMorgan Exec Says Banks Will Start Trading Crypto Soon

The former head of JPMorgan’s blockchain operation has said that banks will start to trade cryptocurrency sooner than people think. Banks Are Slowly Changing Their Positions Amber Baldet, a former JPMorgan executive, was speaking during CNBC’s ‘Power Lunch‘ today where she said that banks trading digital currencies was ‘coming sooner than people think.’ She added: “But even where the will ...

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PBSA Appoints New Strategy and Partnerships Exec

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