Archive: Lightning Network
First Stage Investor: Best of 2019
By Early Investing on December 23, 2019
The First Stage Investor team covered a lot of ground this year. Here are our favorite pieces of 2019.
Bitcoin Processed More Payments Than PayPal Last Year
By Allison Brickell on July 8, 2019
The bitcoin blockchain processed more transactions than PayPal in 2018. And that’s just the start of the good news.
News Fix: Mississippians Move to Put Medical Marijuana on the 2020 Ballot
By Allison Brickell on June 15, 2019
This week, the News Fix dives into a group fighting for medical marijuana in Mississippi, Amazon actually failing at something and Binance cutting out U.S. users.
Why Crypto and Bitcoin Fundamentals Are Still Strong
By Vin Narayanan on May 31, 2019
Crypto investors should generally buy when the market drops. But a rising market provides opportunities as well.
Bitcoin Spikes While Crypto Makes Steady Progress
By Andy Gordon on April 3, 2019
Nobody can say for sure why bitcoin’s price spiked this week. But while price movements are grabbing headlines, quiet progress is being made behind the scenes.
Crypto Monitor: Binance Moves Up, Jack Dorsey Goes All In on Bitcoin
By Early Investing on February 15, 2019
In this week’s Crypto Monitor, institutional crypto investing takes a big step forward, Binance Coin rises in value and Jack Dorsey carries the bitcoin maximalist torch.
Lightning Network’s Trust Chain Goes Viral
By Allison Brickell on February 11, 2019
The bitcoin community is out to prove the Lightning Network’s strength. And it’s cultivating a sense of trust that’s integral to bitcoin’s ability to survive and thrive.
Bitcoin Declared Dead 339 Times, Still Alive
By Allison Brickell on January 7, 2019
Bitcoin has been declared dead more than 300 times, but it’s still proving the doubters wrong.
When Beliefs Don’t Match the Facts
By Vin Narayanan on December 1, 2018
In a battle of sentiment vs. fact, fact should theoretically win out. Unfortunately, that’s not usually the case. The same goes for the crypto markets.
Crypto Spikes: Bitcoin Up, Altcoins Rip Higher
By Adam Sharp on April 13, 2018
Cryptocurrencies roared back to life on Thursday, and there’s plenty of bullish news to support the move. Here’s what’s happening...