The big players in enterprise blockchain face a decision: stay with
underwhelming consortia projects, or invest in public networks like Ethereum.
Harry Dent predicted 2020's economic upheaval several years in advance. The
coronavirus pandemic was just a trigger to a long-term reckoning over public
Four crypto industry experts share their biggest insights from 2020 and what
they mean for 2021.
Some insist bitcoin simply can't be money because it has no basis in the
material world. But the argument owes more to semantics than reality.
Bitcoin is no longer limited to a single chain, meaning altcoins like ether
are trending towards irrelevancy, says the neuroscientist and DeFi
Aussie resilience (and bitcoin) binds us together during times of fear,
uncertainty and doubt, says the head of a local exchange.
Two of the fastest growing alternative investment classes – ESG and crypto –
are mutually beneficial, says the CEO of Fasset.
Vision Hill's Dan Zuller runs through his 10 takeaways from institutional
crypto investing, and looks ahead.
Blockchain tech is well suited to manage aspects of the fight against the
coronavirus. Why hasn't it been used more?
The future of money will be a tussle between algorythmic and fiat-pegged
stablecoins and central bank digital currency experiments.
2020 will be looked back on as the year that marks the present era from the
past; the demarcation line separating the before and the after.
Crypto assets not only are not going away. They will become integral to our
financial and political lives.
Gitcoin's Kevin Owocki coins the phrase "regenerative finance" to describe the
future of funding open-source development.
Almost 50 monetary authorities and central banks are researching and
developing wholesale or retail CBDCs. What does 2021 hold in store?
If it's to reach its full potential, the decentralized economy needs to scale
censorship resistance, say Solana's CEO and COO.
Andrew Keys has 16 reasons why crypto will take center stage economically,
politically and socially in 2021.
In the next phase, blockchain networks have to find use cases beyond
censorship resistance and permissionless access, says TRON's founder.
Bitcoin proved it could change how people think. But will the new system it
enables be "better" or just "a system that better serves me?"
Asia looks poised to continue its trajectory towards digital dominance, says
the co-founder of Zilliqa.
This year China and the U.S. faced off over trade and technology bans. But the
battler for monetary hegemony has only just begun.