Get Ready to Trade Digital Assets via Bakkt on January 24, 2019! It’s happening, and it’s right on schedule. One of the largest and most ambitious platforms in the crypto space is about to go online: the Bakkt digital assets platform. Announced via Medium post by the CEO of Bakkt herself, Kelly Loeffler, the official launch date is on January 24, 2019. As we covered in a
84% of Companies Are Adopting Blockchain and Potentially Recoding the Future of Business According to PricewaterhouseCoopers 2018 Global Blockchain Survey, the percentage of companies that are actively experimenting with and developing blockchain systems stands at a whopping 84%. This study is not the only source to confirm this wave of seemingly mass adoption among the private sector. Netscribes published a similar survey. And based on their findings,
NASDAQ Poised to Enter the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem? As the world awaits the ICE/Bakkt venture aimed at creating the world’s first federally-regulated exchange for institutional cryptocurrency trading, rumor has it that NASDAQ may be entering the arena as a formidable competitor. If sources are correct, NASDAQ is moving forward with its plans to build a regulated and institutional-grade ecosystem for crypto exchange governance and order execution. Should
California’s Blockchain Bill Confirms That Government Is Always Several Steps Behind Innovation It’s called AB 2658, and it’s a California bill proposing to establish a “working group” to thoroughly analyze the uses, risks, benefits, and legal implications of blockchain technology. In short, it aims to study an agile and perpetually evolving technological phenomenon that essentially moves faster than any committee-driven model to understand or “theoretically capture” it.
What’s one critical factor preventing Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies from entering into the mainstream from their partially-submerged position? Trust. With trust comes transparency of process; general knowledge of how it functions, what role it plays in a given segment of the economy; and a fundamental understanding of what it is, and more importantly, what it is not. But herein lay a fundamental problem. While most