Tag: peter thiel

Jan 19 2023

This Former Facebook Investor Sells Bitcoin After Holding 8 Years

Jan 19 2023 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin news peter thiel

Peter Thiel's Founder Fund, which invests in "revolutionary technologies that reshape the world" has reportedly...

Apr 12 2022

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day 2. Morning: Booth, Pysh, Carter, Back, van Wirdum & More

The last day of the Bitcoin 2022 conference was sort of a letdown. The big- name speakers didn’t deliver, the announcements were mild and there was no El Salvador moment. That was in the afternoon, though. In the morning, the bitcoin-famous speakers did their thing and brought forth interesting ideas and doubled down on their theories. The host was comedian and YouTuber JP Sear....

Apr 11 2022

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day 1. Afternoon: Thiel, Salinas, Keiser, Mallers & More

It’s time for another Bitcoin 2022 recap. That fateful afternoon, What Bitcoin Did’s Peter McCormack hosted. It contains the most talked-about panels and keynotes. We have the perspective of two billionaires, refugees, activists, a loudmouth journalist that may be a billionaire, and the Podcasting 2.0 pioneer. On top of that, the Jack Mallers’ announcement that could change the world....

Apr 08 2022

Bitcoin 2022: How The Industry’s Brightest Minds Value BTC

All this week in Miami is Bitcoin week. Vice City has been turned into a crypto hub, with the Miami Beach Convention Center acting as the center of it all. The world's biggest conference devoted solely to BTC has drawn some of the most brilliant names in finance. Among the topics, was how to value the first ever cryptocurrency – perhaps one...

Apr 07 2022

Why Peter Thiel Thinks Bitcoin Hasn’t Taken Over The World Yet

The investor and businessman discussed what he sees as the future of Bitcoin along with its enemies.There’s seemingly few people who arouse such polarized responses in the Bitcoin community as Peter Thiel. Love him or hate him, he’s an exceptionally influential individual in modern finance and tech, and when it was announced that he would be speaking at Bitcoin 2022 in Miami,...

Feb 11 2022

Breaking: Peter Thiel To Step Down From Board Of Meta (Facebook)

Feb 11 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  crypto news meta metaverse peter thiel videos

One of Facebook's first investors and its longest-serving outside board member, Peter Thiel, is about to leave the social-media behemoth, parent firm...

Nov 30 2021

Breaking: This Thiel-Backed Institutional Crypto Exchange is getting Traction, Here’s Why

Nov 30 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Crypto exchanges catering solely to institutional players are on a rise, with yet another big name in the industry backing a similar project. Peter Thiel- backed crypto exchange, Bullish has announced that it will now offer crypto trading services for enterprises and also plans on eventually extending its reach into the retail market. The institutional crypto The post Breaking: This Thiel-Backed Institutional Crypto Exchange...

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Jul 12 2021

$9B Valuation for a Company Without a Product?

Jul 12 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin block.one bullish crypto daos

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Jul 05 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 5, Part 2: Capital Accumulation)

Here we go, Bitcoin lovers! It's capital accumulation time. Saifedean Ammous’ “The Bitcoin Standard” is flying by. However, we must forget about doing a chapter a week. This book is just too chunky, every page is filled with meaty information that refuses to be ignored. There are too many gems for just one of these posts to contain them, and we can’t be...

Jun 17 2021

This DeFi Protocol’s IP Is Open Source. Can and Should It Sue Copycats?

Jun 17 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  a16z bitcoin bitcoin etf bitdao curve

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May 14 2021

Why an Elon Tweet Sent Bitcoin Below $50k

PLUS: Vitalik thinks UNI should become a price oracle. The biggest news of the week came from the likeliest of places: Elon Musk’s Twitter account, where he tweeted out an announcement putting a halt on BTC purchases for Tesla vehicles due to the environmental concerns associated with Bitcoin’s proof-of-work consensus algorithm. Outside of Elon, Tesla, and Bitcoin, a few other big names made...

May 11 2021

Palantir Technologies Accepts Bitcoin Payments, Might Hold On Balance Sheet

Peter Thiel’s data analytics firm Palantir Technologies is accepting bitcoin payments and may soon hold BTC on its balance sheet.Data analytics firm Palantir Technologies announced during a recent earnings call that it accepts bitcoin as a form of payment from customers and is considering holding BTC on its balance sheet.“During the call, an investor asked ‘could you ever see Palantir having...

Apr 10 2021

wNews: Bitcoin “Threatens” the Dollar, Says Peter Thiel

Apr 10 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  aave analysis china layer 2 matic

This week's wNews digs into Peter Thiel's recent...

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