Erik Weijers, 5 months ago
When publicly traded software company MicroStrategy started buying Bitcoin in 2020, more companies were expected to follow suit. Tesla quickly followed, but after that it remained relatively quiet. Now that businesses and investors no doubt understand Bitcoin better than they did two years ago, the question is, what's holding them back?
MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor is an unwavering educator and inspiration for understanding Bitcoin's usefulness. He has already hosted two well-attended online conferences Bitcoin for Corporations on behalf of his company. In a recent interview he discusses the question of what is still holding back institutions at the moment. He lists a series of reasons. If these barriers are removed in the coming years, we'll see more institutional interest, Saylor expects.
According to Michael Saylor, this series of behind-the-scenes processes will bring institutional adoption closer. We will hopefully be able to tick them off one after the other. Saylor probably has a good insight in these matters, as he has contact with many CEOs and CFOs. He knows their hesitations.
Nov 23, 2022
While blood runs through the streets in the current bear market, we continue to see branches of hope sprouting up. We see an emerging class of thinkers and advisors among the young generation of intellectuals. Bitcoin intellectuals. One is from Harvard and one from MIT. The latter will advise the US government.
Nov 22, 2022
El Salvador is the most crypto friendly place in the world. The country adopted Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender in September 2021 and is therefore a pioneer when it comes down to overall crypto adoption. Ever since El Salvador is making big plans, with a dedicated Bitcoin City and a hub for the mining industry with cheap and green energy sources.
Nov 21, 2022
In a report on the opportunities and risks of crypto, Dutch Central Bank DNB shows it has studied crypto quite well. But the piece is steeped in the idea that crypto is a lesser version of "real" money, namely the money issued by central banks.