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Billionaire Investor Tim Draper: ‘Bitcoin Will Reach $250,000’ and ‘Fiat is Doomed’

Billionaire venture capitalist, Tom Draper, has reiterated his prediction that Bitcoin will reach $250,000 by 2022, stating that “fiat is the past,” with both crypto and Bitcoin being the future. Draper’s predictions, made during a June 12th interview with...

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McAfee Vs the SEC: Renegade Security Expert Challenges SEC to Debate on Cryptocurrencies

Outspoken cryptocurrency proponent, iconoclastic firearm enthusiast, and potential 2020 US presidential candidate, John McAfee, challenged the SEC to a live debate on national television over the SEC chairman Jay Clayton’s recent statements regarding the regulatory status of cryptocurrencies. McAfee,...

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Billionaire Mike Novogratz: Cryptocurrency Market to Reach $20 Trillion

Former Goldman Sachs partner, Mike Novogratz distinctively poised himself as an early cryptocurrency bull with an institutional investment background. At the Bloomberg Invest Summit in early June 2018, Novogratz told reporters that the global cryptocurrency market is headed towards...

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How SHOP is Decentralizing eCommerce and Empowering Shoppers [INTERVIEW]

Founded in 2017, SHOP is on a mission to decentralize e-commerce by empowering shoppers and brands through the tokenization of personal data. In an exclusive interview with CryptoSlate, Chief Executive Officer at SHOP, John Wantz shared his insights into...

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How #Hashed Became a Quarter Billion Dollar Crypto Fund [INTERVIEW]

The largest Korean blockchain fund and accelerator of ICON Foundation, Hashed is shaping the Korean blockchain industry through its unique approach to finding and nurturing nascent projects. Chief Business Officer, Alex Shin, shares some of his insights on the dynamics, mission,...

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Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Shifts Stance on Privacy

Vitalik Buterin’s privacy stance has shifted, proclaiming status as being “considerably more pro-privacy” than previous years. Detailing the evolution of his mindset in a monologue on Reddit, the Ethereum founder outlined why he now believes “having some privacy is...

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Justin Wu Is Bringing the Seattle Blockchain Community Together [INTERVIEW]

Home to Amazon, Microsoft, and now over twenty blockchain startups, Seattle has fostered technological innovation and entrepreneurship for decades. Justin Wu, an early-adopter of cryptocurrency and blockchain community leader, is organizing the first-ever blockchain conference to be held in...

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Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead Talks Bitcoin and Blockchain

Pantera Capital is the United States’ first investment firm focused on blockchain technology. Back in 2014, Pantera announced a partnership with Fortress Investment Group, indicating “a significant step in the push to move Bitcoin into the financial mainstream.” In a...

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