Peter Thiel Invests in a New ‘Proactive’ Cryptocurrency Investment Platform

The cryptocurrency investment and infrastructure platform Layer1 has successfully closed a $2.1 million seed funding round. Investors who took part include PayPal’s co-founder Peter Thiel and Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group.  Layer1 Raises $2.1M With Help From Peter Thiel Despite the prolonged bear market of 2018, cryptocurrency investment platform Layer1 led by Alexander Liegl has […]

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Bitcoin Mining ’50 Times More Useful’ – Barry Silbert Rebuts Energy Cost vs. Gold

Cryptocurrency industry figures continue to hit back at negative stories about Bitcoin mining in mainstream media, Barry Silbert claiming mining Bitcoin was “50 times more useful” than gold. What’s In A Number? In a tweet November 6, the Digital Currency Group founder and CEO rebutted claims over Bitcoin mining which originally surfaced in the Nature […]

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New Surveys Show Blockchain’s Rising Popularity Among Corporate Executives

A number of surveys have implied blockchain technology is becoming more and more popular within the eyes of global corporate executives. Recent data reveals how issues concerning trust might restrict adoption. As the blockchain industry continues to expand, more and more companies and top executives are coming around to its merits. Bitcoinist recently reported that […]

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