Tag: people

Sep 16 2021

Successful Demo Day at Sanctor Turbo sees Solana, DeFi, and NFTs come under focus

Sep 16 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  people

Three projects graduated from Sanctor Turbo, a Y-Combinator style mentorship program for Web3 companies organized by Sanctor Capital on September 14, marking the completion of an intense six-week sprint that saw builders and investors iterate grandiose plans for the crypto-led future. It saw Koii Network introduce the world’s first ‘atomic...

This needs to happen before Peter Schiff will buy Bitcoin (BTC)

Sep 16 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd people

It's no secret that gold-bug Peter Schiff loathes Bitcoin. But, to his credit, he still ponders the arguments and is active in debating the issue. In his latest discussion with Anthony Pompliano, Schiff reveals what it would take for him to bite the bullet and invest in Bitcoin finally....

Sep 13 2021

NBA legend Shaq is wary of crypto. Says it’s “too good to be true”

Sep 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  investments people technology

Former pro basketball player, now NBA analyst Shaquille O'Neal told CNBC that he's wary of crypto. While he's not averse to overnight success, as is the case for some investors, he said the entire premise of cryptocurrency seems too good to be true. "Every time somebody tells me one of those great...

Shiba Inu-inspired ‘Floki Inu’ pumps 250% after Elon Musk names his pet

Sep 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture floki people trading

Elon Musk just got home a dog and named it Floki, leading to ‘Floki Inu, a lesser-known crypto inspired by memes and Shiba Inu, jumping 250% in the hours afterward, data from sources and a Musk tweet shows. FLOKI frenzy “Floki has arrived,” Musk wrote, sending the crypto circles in his tweet replies into a tizzy. These included members of the Floki Inu...

Sep 12 2021

Sorry pleb, Elon Musk is really your ‘Dogefather’

Sep 12 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture dogeusd guest post people

The following is a guest post by Justin O'Connell from GoldSilverBitcoin.com. You’re wrong. Elon Musk isn’t joking when it comes to Dogecoin. This misconception is perpetuated on social media, in the mainstream press, and even in Telegram chats. As...

Sep 11 2021

SafeMoon CTO resigns, fueling rumors of disquiet within the company

Sep 11 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  altcoins people safemoon

Divisive token SafeMoon receives a further blow after its CTO, Hank Wyatt, announced he's leaving the project. In a tweet posted on Thursday, Wyatt said it was a...

Sep 10 2021

Sanctor Turbo’s Demo Day is a crypto event you wouldn’t wanna miss

Sep 10 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  people technology

The first ‘Demo Day’ by Sanctor Turbo goes live on September 14, coming to life after six weeks of crypto developers and mentors working together to create better ecosystems, tokenomics,...

Protests in El Salvador intensify following the passing of the Bitcoin Law

Sep 10 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd people regulation

El Salvador made history on Tuesday as the Bitcoin Law came into effect, sanctioning the leading cryptocurrency as legal tender in the South American country. However, since President Bukele first introduced the bill, rumblings of discontent among El Salvadorians have been brewing. Following Tuesday's passing of the law, this...

Sep 09 2021

Ethereum dev points out major reasons behind his Cardano (ADA) criticism

Sep 09 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adausd altcoins analysis people

Tuesday saw Cardano developers Input Output Global (IOG) confirm the Alonzo smart contract hard fork will take place on Sunday, September 12 at around 22:00 UTC. This moment marks the culmination of four years of work and will make history in the process. However, as witnessed with the recent "...

Sep 06 2021

Crypto.com appoints Patrick Yoon as General Manager, South Korea

Sep 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption people

Crypto.com, the world’s fastest-growing crypto platform, has today appointed Patrick Yoon as General Manager of South Korea. Founded in 2016, Crypto.com now boasts a user base of 10 million and has 2,600 employees across the world. Patrick is joining Crypto.com from Visa, where he served as Country Manager of Visa Korea...

Sep 05 2021

7 out of 10 Salvadorans want to repeal the new Bitcoin (BTC) law

Sep 05 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btc people

According to the latest survey from the University Institute of Public Opinion, 7 out of 10 Salvadorans want their political representatives to repeal the newly instated Bitcoin law. The institute presented the results of its massive, state-wide survey on September 2nd, showing that the law praised by the global crypto community lacks support among the people it actually applies to....

Sep 02 2021

Ex-US Prez Trump says crypto is a ‘disaster waiting to happen’

Sep 02 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btc people

Former US President Donald Trump publicly abolished the idea of investing in cryptocurrencies, saying that they are hurting the US currency. While calling for unconditional devotion to the US dollar,...

Sep 01 2021

Billionaire who shorted 2008 crisis has a bleak warning for Bitcoin (BTC)

Sep 01 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btc culture opinion people

Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson, notorious for making a fortune betting against the US housing market, thinks that cryptocurrencies, lacking intrinsic value, will eventually become worthless. In an episode of “...

Aug 31 2021

Hoskinson: These are the circumstances in which Cardano (ADA) and Solana (SOL) will collaborate

Aug 31 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adausd people solusd technology

Big moves from Solana have thrust it into the crypto limelight. Year-to-date gains come in at a whopping +6,100%, with a significant proportion of that coming over the last two weeks....

Aug 25 2021

Coinbase’s ‘poor’ customer service comes under fire

Aug 25 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd coin coinbase exchanges people

Coinbase came under fire from mainstream media this week as complaints around its customer service filled up grievance forums, a report from...

Aug 24 2021

Pompliano: Western Union leaving Afghanistan is why the world needs Bitcoin

Aug 24 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd investments people

Bitcoin-bull Anthony Pompliano said "get out and get away" to people invested in legacy money transfer firms. The comment came in response to Western Union's decision to suspend its services in Afghanistan, following Kabul's takeover by the Taliban last week....

Hoskinson laughs off disbelief surrounding Cardano as ADA hits $2.80

Aug 24 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adausd people technology

Cardano continues its stunning run of form, gaining 8% in the last 24 hours to $2.83 at the time of writing. Plus a staggering 136% increase in value in the last month. Friday just gone saw it re-reach its previous all-time high of $2.50. That day, plus the following Saturday, saw...

Aug 23 2021

Kenya does more peer-to-peer crypto trades than anywhere else in the world

Aug 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption africa kenya nigeria p2p

According to the recent Global Crypto Adoption Index 2021 report by Chainalysis, Kenya leads the world when it comes to crypto transactions in terms of peer-to-peer (P2P) trading. The East African country’s peer-to-peer exchange trade stands ahead of the over 150 surveyed countries, ahead of other African superpowers like Nigeria, South Africa, and Ghana....

Aug 20 2021

Ethereum’s V. Buterin admits there are times he finds fame and fortune and annoying

Aug 20 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture eth ethusd people

Vitalik Buterin spoke candidly about his experiences as the "leader" of Ethereum, saying there are times when he wishes he was less visible. At the same time, he played down this somber statement by saying, "that comes with the territory." The Ethereum co-founder finds public life annoying at times Buterin's comment sheds...

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