Women working in the blockchain sector are still few and far between. While exact statistics are unclear, technology has, in general, remained a male-dominated field. For instance, a recent report from Deloitte found that only 7% of fintech startup founders are women. The report also noted that startups founded and co-founded by women have struggled to raise funds during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bitcoin has been on a downward streak for the last week, down around 15 percent over the last seven days. That’s bad but it could be worse. You might have put your money in stocks. Some people, though, remain optimistic. RT’s Max Keiser predicts that the coronavirus will push Bitcoin up to $100,000, and JPMorgan’s CEO Jamie Dimon will be begging the Fed for money to buy coins. Dimon might want to diversify though. Continue reading BTC plunge youtube ban other challenges bad crypto news of the week
This has been a good week for individuals and startups in the crypto and blockchain space. Within a span of hours, players in the sector have been recognized by two mainstream media organizations – CNBC and Time magazine – over their potential to influence the future. Continue reading Crypto Hits the Big Time After Coinbase CEO Makes Rising Star List
Coinbase CEO Brain Armstrong conducted a live YouTube AMA today from the company’s New York offices. Presumably, he’s in town for blockchain week, which brought him away from the San Francisco headquarters. Continue reading Coinbase Plans US Debit Card Launch, Is ‘Considering’ Margin Trading
Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies, including ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, and litecoin, have long struggled against accusations they are harder to spend and use in the real world than their traditional fiat counterparts. Continue reading Coinbase And Visa Are Making Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple’s XRP And Litecoin Payments A Reality