By Adam Sharp on September 3, 2021
Mike Alfred is one of the most influential players in the institutional bitcoin investment space. He founded a company called Digital Assets Data. His company — which sold institutional-grade crypto data feeds — was acquired by NYDIG, a leading provider of bitcoin software for professional investors. (Read my article “Institutional Investors Likely to Grapple With Crypto FOMO” for more on NYDIG.) So…
By Adam Sharp on August 20, 2021
Back in December 2020, I wrote the following in “Institutional Bitcoin Is Here to Stay:” Insurance giant MassMutual announced last week that it had purchased $100 million worth of BTC. It also took a $5 million equity stake in New York…
By Andy Gordon on May 5, 2021
I just returned to the office this week. It was a strange thing. Before working at home during the past year, I spent most of my 40-year career in offices. And I’ve missed the water-cooler chats… the unstructured interaction with my fellow employees… going out to…
By Early Investing on October 6, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team addresses celebrity investors and the WeWork debacle’s impact on the startup investing world.
By Vin Narayanan on September 28, 2019
In the headlines this week: Bitcoin falls 15%, WeWork tries to clean up its IPO mess and the House passes a marijuana reform bill with a historic vote.
By Vin Narayanan on September 20, 2019
The SEC is refusing to approve a bitcoin ETF out of fear of market manipulation. But that fear is nonsensical.
By Allison Brickell on September 24, 2018
On May 22, 2010, programmer Laszlo Hanyecz paid 10,000 bitcoins for two Papa John’s pizzas. Today, those bitcoins would command a very different price.