Tag: blockstream

Nov 24 2021

The Emergence Of Bitcoin-Native Bonds

El Salvador is using a federated Bitcoin sidechain to issue a bond, a pivotal moment for Bitcoin’s evolution as a financial platform.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1116: "The emergence of bitcoin native bonds." Sign up for the newsletter here....

USD-Denominated Debt Is Now Being Issued To Buy Bitcoin On Nation-State Level

The El Salvador and Blockstream partnership to issue cheap, U.S. dollar- denominated debt to directly buy bitcoin is a new version of speculative attack.The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox,...

Nov 19 2021

Why Are Taproot Smart Contracts More Private? A Non-Technical Explanation

Our exploration of the new superpowers Taproot gives to Bitcoin continues. Yesterday, we defined smart contracts and covered the functionality of the Taproot-enabled ones. To summarize, Taproot gives new characteristics to Bitcoin layer one...

Nov 06 2021

From The Ground: Salvadoran Tells Us Exactly What’s Going On In Bitcoin Country

If we want to know what’s really going on in El Salvador, asking a Salvadoran is the way to go. Our first From The Ground report had phenomenal information, but there are details that only a local can provide. Luckily for us, the “Bitcoin en...

Sep 29 2021

Sep 22 2021

How To Run A Bitcoin Node With The Blockstream Satellite

Everything you need to know to install and operate a Bitcoin node connected to the blockchain via satellite, and enjoy full sovereignty.This article covers the materials needed, installation, configuration and operation of a Bitcoin node connected via satellite using a Raspberry Pi and a Blockstream satellite kit....

Sep 08 2021

Blockstream Partners with Macquarie to Pilot a Bitcoin Mining Facility

The Bitcoin mining infrastructure company previously arranged similar partnerships with Aker and Square.

Blockstream Partners With Macquarie To Explore Renewable Bitcoin Mining Solutions

Blockstream and Macquarie collaborate to explore carbon-neutral alternatives for their joint investment in bitcoin mining.Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream and financial group Macquarie will be partnering to pilot a Bitcoin mining facility and explore alternative carbon-neutral energy sources to power such operations. The partnership, announced in a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine today,...

Blockstream and Macquarie team up to develop green Bitcoin mining facilities

Sep 08 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  blockstream featured mining

Blockstream, a Bitcoin infrastructure services company, today announced a new partnership with financial services giant Macquarie to develop and manage zero-emission Bitcoin mining facilities. The first project will be based in North America and will utilize Blockstream’s enterprise-grade mining...

How Blockstream’s New ASIC Division Will Propel Bitcoin Mining

Following a strategic acquisition and unicorn valuation, Blockstream is ready to drive the Bitcoin mining industry forward.Adding to a list of offerings that touches nearly every aspect of the industry, Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream is now planning to launch the “world’s first...

Aug 26 2021

Blockstream's $210 Million Raise Is Critical In The Global Bitcoin Arms Race

Blockstream's $210 million raise will play a big role in North American ASIC production and manufacturing.The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe now.As...

Aug 25 2021

Bitcoin’s Price Has Risen, But This Metric Hasn’t

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Aug 24 2021

Blockstream secures $210M in Series B to scale Bitcoin mining and sidechain initiatives

Aug 24 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  blockstream capital raising

Blockstream, a provider of bitcoin-based infrastructure services, today announced that it has raised $210 million as part of its Series B financing on a valuation...

Breaking: Blockstream Enters Crypto Unicorn Club With $210 Million Series B Fundraise

Bitcoin infrastructure firm Blockstream has closed a $210 million Series B funding round to enter the aggressively growing crypto unicorn club. Blockstream's valuation grew to $3.2 billion. The funding round saw participation from iFinex, the parent company of Tether and Bitfinex along with Scotland-based investment firm Baillie Gifford. The Bitcoin infrastructure provider aims to expand The post Breaking: Blockstream Enters Crypto Unicorn Club...

Blockstream Raises $210 Million, Now Valued At $3.2 Billion

Bitcoin infrastructure firm Blockstream is now valued at $3.2 billion after a $210 million Series B raise.Bitcoin infrastructure firm Blockstream has announced a $210 million Series B financing round led by investment management company Baillie Gifford and iFinex. The raise now puts the company at a $3.2 billion valuation, says a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. Some of the money...

Aug 17 2021

Announcing Blockstream Energy, A New Service Focused On Renewable-Sourced Bitcoin

Blockstream has announced Blockstream Energy, a new service that allows energy producers to maximize energy production efficiency and sell surplus electricity.Today, August 17, 2021, Blockstream announced their latest service, Blockstream Energy, which offers scalable energy demand to energy producers using Bitcoin’s proof of work (PoW), in a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine.This new service...

Jul 30 2021

Hardware Bitcoin Security And Blockstream’s Jade Wallet

Two hands-on hardware wallet developers discuss bitcoin custody and its technicalitiesWatch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Jul 21 2021

Blockstream Announces Greenlight Lightning Node Service

Blockstream announces Greenlight, where new users can be easily onboarded to Lightning while holding their own keys.Bitcoin giant Blockstream announced their latest product today which uses their cloud infrastructure to allow users to run a Lightning node while maintaining control over their own keys, per a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. For this product, the private keys never leave the user’s...

Jun 05 2021

Blockstream, Square To Build Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining Facility

Blockstream and Square partnered to construct a solar-powered bitcoin mining facility and demonstrate potential for sustainable energy use.Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream and financial services company Square will be partnering to construct a solar-powered Bitcoin mining facility. It will be located at one of Blockstream’s preexisting mining facilities and is part of Square’s...

May 22 2021

Blockstream Acquires Adamant Capital, Will Launch New Finance Division

Blockstream has acquired bitcoin fund manager Adamant Capital as the basis of its forthcoming Blockstream Finance division.Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream will acquire bitcoin hedge fund manager Adamant Capital to serve as the basis of Blockstream Finance, a new division focused on offering bitcoin-focused investment products built on the Liquid sidechain, per a release shared with Bitcoin...

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