Managing The Challenges Of Investing In Cryptocurrencies
24 February 2020
Investing in any asset class can be challenging. That is why for many investors they remove the ‘pain points’ of investing individually by engaging experienced, qualified professionals who focus on investment management.
We tend to store items in cold storage that we want to preserve for the long term, such as food or medicines. Similarly, investors want to protect their cryptocurrencies. One of the best methods to avoid losing your Bitcoin, Ethereum or other cryptocurrencies is by storing your cryptocurrencies in cold storage.
Even with increased public awareness and media attention around bitcoin, an event is pending that is attracting minimal headlines - the next Bitcoin Halving (also termed "Halvening"). The next Halving will be Bitcoin’s third and will take place around May 2020.
While the light shines brightly on the price movements of cryptocurrencies the technology that underpins Bitcoin is in the spotlight. Chinese President Xi Jinping recently announced that China should seize the opportunities afforded by blockchain.
There is increasing regulation in New Zealand and across the globe to promote and facilitate the development of fair, efficient and transparent financial markets. Both institutional and retail investors gain assurance investing in regulated products.
Like any astute and practical investor, you want to know how your investments are going. It sounds easy and common-sense but invariably things get put to one side as time is spent at work, with friends and family. As the saying goes, ‘so much to do, so little time to do it’.
For some cryptocurrency investors, their preferred investment approach is to invest on a regular basis, not to try and buy the dips. For a highly volatile market such as cryptocurrencies, this method known as Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA), means that investors are investing in the overall long-term trend of the market.
Cryptocurrencies maturing beyond the speculative quick buck
4 June 2019
Now that major United States retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and Barnes & Noble have started accepting cryptocurrencies as payment, a New Zealand investment firm says it’s time to view the virtual currency as a long-term investment rather than a speculative quick buck.
There are significant barriers to entry for those looking to invest in cryptocurrencies. It can be challenging to work through the complexity of investing in this asset class – buying bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, processing transactions and ensuring that the crypto assets are safe and secure.
Crossgate cryptocurrency offer focuses on established assets
24 April 2019
New Zealand’s first regulated share offer for a company investing in cryptocurrencies says it has focussed investment primarily in the more established cryptocurrencies as opposed to the long tail assets.
New financial products launch globally as crypto turns ‘hot’ again
15 April 2019
Crossgate Capital launches an equity share offer.
Established in 2018, Crossgate Capital is a New Zealand registered company operated by a commercially experienced management and investment team with a singular purpose of investing in digital assets.
NZ's first regulated share offer for cryptocurrency investors
3 April 2019
The launch of Crossgate Capital Limited – New Zealand’s first regulated share offer in a company investing in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies – opens the door to investors who want to invest in this emerging asset class but have previously been too intimidated by the complexity of the technology and various investment options.
IBM Cuts Credit Union Deal For Blockchain Services
11 March 2019
According to a Gartner report titled “Forecast: Blockchain Business Value, Worldwide, 2017-2030”, the potential value of blockchain or distributed ledger technology [DLT] to the enterprise is expected to grow to more than $360 billion by 2026, and subsequently exceed $3.1 trillion by 2030.
Blockchain addresses the next big gap, the Trust Gap
11 February 2019
Not many people would have imagined how the advent of the internet would change the world. There have been many succesful innovations which have solved Gaps. Blockchain could potentially solve the next big Gap - "The Trust Gap".
Ohio Allow Taxpayers To Pay Tax Bills Using Crypto
26 November 2018
With the launch of OhioCrypto.com, Ohio will become the first state in the nation to accept tax payments using cryptocurrency.
“We are proud to make Ohio the first state in the nation to accept tax payments via cryptocurrency,” said Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel.
Financial services Fidelity is taking a huge step into crypto
15 October 2018
Fidelity will provide cryptocurrency custody and trading services for enterprise clients. Fidelity is one of the five largest financial services providers in the world, some $7.2 trillion in client assets.