Bitcoin crashed – Is this the end or an opportunity?
January 6, 2022
Bitcoin crashed along with the rest of the crypto market and many investors are asking themselves whether this is the beginning of a bear market or the next best opportunity to buy. But why did Bitcoin crash and what kind of conclusions can we draw from the most recent dip of the market?
Bold predictions: Nayib Bukele expects two more countries to adopt Bitcoin
January 4, 2022
El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele became maybe the most famous Bitcoiner in 2021 when he announced that his country is adopting Bitcoin as legal tender. It was only a few months later when Bukele made his next move by introducing the world to the idea of “Bitcoin City” and his plans to finance the construction with so-called volcano bonds. Only two days ago Bukele was again creating a mic-drop-moment on Twitter by making a couple of bold predictions for this year.
Happy Birthday, Bitcoin!
January 3, 2022
Bitcoin is the world’s first cryptocurrency and the biggest decentralized monetary network up until this day. Many people already celebrated the anniversary of the Bitcoin whitepaper and it is true that the idea of Bitcoin was born with its publication. But the Bitcoin blockchain was started later on January 3, 2009. How did Bitcoin start and why is it important to remember this historic day aside from celebrating it?
New in Canada: buying a house with Bitcoin as collateral
December 17, 2021
Ledn, the Canadian centralized lending platform, has opened registration for a new product in the crypto market: mortgages with Bitcoin as collateral. Initially, only Canadian customers can enroll. Next year, residents of the United States as well.
Scarcity kicks in: 90 % of all Bitcoin have been mined
December 16, 2021
Why is this important and how many coins are available on the market? Today we are going to dive a little bit deeper into the rabbit hole and discover Bitcoin’s scarcity.
The growth of Bitcoins Lightning Network
December 16, 2021
Thanks to Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, it is now possible to buy a cup of coffee with Bitcoin by scanning a QR code. It comes pretty close to Satoshi's vision from 2008: after all, in his whitepaper, he called Bitcoin A peer-to-peer electronic cash system. The Lightning Network is on the rise in 2021. What has happened and what does it mean for Bitcoin?
Grayscale research: Bitcoin becomes mainstream
December 9, 2021
In their third annual survey of Bitcoin investors, Grayscale notes that Bitcoin has become more mainstream over the past year. It is seen as a store of value by more and more investors, and larger and larger groups view Bitcoin in a positive light.
North American Bitcoin miners become hodlers
December 7, 2021
One of the market developments of 2021 is that North American Bitcoin miners no longer sell their Bitcoin. Instead, they are holding on to the Bitcoin they mine. Hut 8 mining came out with a statement in early December explaining this strategy. As of November 30, the Canadian company has over 5,200 Bitcoin on its books.