New Samsung Galaxy S10 Includes Cryptocurrency Key Storage
21 February 2019
Gucci To Begin Accepting Cryptocurrencies As Payment
8 May 2022
As reported by the NZ Herald, luxury fashion lovers will soon be able to shop in Gucci stores with cryptocurrency.The announcement comes as the retailer seeks to tap into the younger market and establish trust with those who have taken to buying, selling and holding digital currencies.
Quarterly Investor Report - March 2022
21 April 2022
This year the stand out performer in our portfolio has been Ethereum. Investors await a massive upgrade that will change its infrastructure. In what’s called the “merge,” Ethereum plans to shift from a proof-of-work model to proof of stake. Though the timeline isn’t confirmed yet, developers predict that the merge may happen this year.
Janet Yellen Speech On Digital Assets
7 April 2022
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speech noted that crypto asset regulations should support responsible innovation while managing risks, sticking to the contours of a recent White House executive order that was well-received by the crypto market. Referencing the onset of the Internet in the early 1990s as an analogy for crypto, Yellen said while digital assets may be relatively new, they are part of the larger trend of the digitization of finance that has been in the making for decades.
United Stated Executive Order On Crypto
10 March 2022
Biden's order will require the Treasury Department, the Commerce Department and other key agencies to prepare reports on "the future of money" and the role cryptocurrencies will play. As reported by Reuters, analysts view the long-awaited executive order as an acknowledgement of the growing importance of cryptocurrencies and their potential consequences for the U.S. and global financial systems.
Mastercard Expands Consulting Dedicated To Crypto
15 February 2022
The business world is facing an influx of innovation: changing consumer preferences, rapid digital transformation and geopolitical shifts. To help businesses evolve and supercharge their growth enterprise-wide, Mastercard announced that it is expanding its preeminent payments-focused consulting service with new practices dedicated to crypto.
Quarterly Investor Report - Dec 2021
20 January 2022
Our performance has benefitted from investing in a well constructed diversified portfolio as opposed to investing in just one cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. While Bitcoin and Ethereum form a core part of our portfolio we have greater breadth by investing across 12 leading cryptocurrencies, which provides us exposure to different segments of this asset class such as DeFi.
The 2021 NFT Market Explained
7 December 2021
The 2021 Chainalysis NFT Market report has just been released. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have skyrocketed in popularity over the last year. Chainalysis reports that so far in 2021, users have sent at least USD $26.9 billion worth of cryptocurrency to ERC-721 and ERC-1155 contracts, the two types of Ethereum smart contracts associated with NFT marketplaces and collections.
Trends in Cryptocurrency Adoption and Usage
2 November 2021
The 2021 Chainalysis Global Crypto Adoption Index has just been released. This marks the second iteration to measure grassroots cryptocurrency adoption around the globe, after a year of huge growth for cryptocurrency markets and increased attention for the industry. The goal of the index is to provide an objective measure of which countries have the highest levels of cryptocurrency adoption
Whānau Āwhina Plunket Innovates with Crypto
26 October 2021
Whānau Āwhina Plunket, which provides Aotearoa’s largest support service for tamariki under five and their whānau, is trialling cryptocurrency donations as it seeks to innovate and supplement the more traditional sources of donations, some of which have been impacted by the ongoing pandemic.