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Crypto: A New Asset Class

In the early days of bitcoin, the industry made a grave mistake; they bundled all the projects together and dubbed them "cryptocurrencies". The term cryptocurrency has hindered the space more than any event, hack or uninformed opinion out of Wall Street. It assumes that everything in crypto is attempting to become a global currency; this couldn't be further from the truth.

By |2021-09-13T09:03:43+00:00September 4th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Crypto: A New Asset Class

Ethereum for Business

This weekend we explore real use cases of the emerging decentralised finance world. In the same way our current financial system possesses core financial primitives such as the ability to pay, exchange, lend, borrow, and hedge, so does the decentralised world.

By |2021-09-13T09:00:17+00:00August 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Ethereum for Business

General Market Update

2021 has been a rewarding year for anyone participating in crypto markets with bitcoin up 20,40% and Ethereum up 246%. Whilst the two most well-known crypto networks have done well, the best performance can be found in the broader crypto landscape.

By |2021-09-13T08:59:44+00:00August 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on General Market Update

Bitcoin: Symptom or Solution?

Investment at its most basic is just deferred consumption. Like other financial assets, Bitcoin requires market participants to defer their consumption today by investing in something they believe will allow for additional consumption in the future. This is the implicit idea behind almost every investment. Why would anyone invest if they weren't expecting their wealth to grow as a by-product of making that investment?

By |2021-09-13T08:59:05+00:00July 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Bitcoin: Symptom or Solution?

From Cyberpunks to Nation States

Bitcoin is legal tender. These are words we didn't really expect to hear in 2021. Yet, somehow, on the 8th of June 2021, in Central America, the country of El Salvador passed a bill that officially recognises bitcoin as legal tender in its country. It took 12 short years to go from the online chatrooms of Cyberpunks and computer scientists to nation-state money. To say we are proud is an understatement.

By |2021-09-13T08:56:49+00:00June 12th, 2021|News|Comments Off on From Cyberpunks to Nation States

Blockchain is still “on the block” according to experts

“The shake out in the ICO space will continue in 2019 as the market tries to find its feet, which is a good thing as mostly quality teams and projects will remain. Blockchain technology is in a good place though with wider application of the blockchain principles being utilized in the traditional space, especially financial services.”

Cobus Kruger, Stackr 
By |2021-04-10T09:41:41+00:00January 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

After Cryptocurrency’s Painful 2018, Here’s What To Expect In 2019

"We've already witnessed a watershed year for crypto in terms of regulation," says Cobus Kruger, CEO and co-founder of Stackr, a global long-term savings platform, but it hasn't yet been sufficient. He adds:

"It's imperative for survival and growth. Without regulated instruments like an ETF, the industry will tread water, because there will only be insignificant institutional adoption."
By |2021-04-10T02:47:46+00:00January 7th, 2019|News|0 Comments
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