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Liam J Kelly

About author: Liam J Kelly

Liam is the chief editor at BTCManager where he reports on all things blockchain and fintech related. Many of his pieces revolve around key players in the sector, analysis of technical features, and regional updates. He is based in Berlin, Germany.

Zooko from ZCash Urges Community to Donate to AirDropVenezuela

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, News, wallet

Zooko from ZCash Urges Community to Donate to AirDropVenezuela

On December 10, 2018, the co-founder of privacy-oriented cryptocurrency ZCash asked community members to participate in AirdropVenezuela. The charitable venue promises to raise $1,000,000 to support 100,000 Venezuelan citizens as well as promote adoption of the cryptocurrency wallet Airtm. Cryptocurrencies Greatest Use Case Following the mass of reports regarding hyperinflation and the mismanagement of a resource-rich country, Venezuela has been…

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Wilshire Phoenix Is Building a Team and a Product to Onboard the Next Wave of Crypto Investors

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, News, Platform, Tech

Wilshire Phoenix Is Building a Team and a Product to Onboard the Next Wave of Crypto Investors

While developers continue to build out the infrastructure of the crypto economy, many others are turning the bear market into ground zero in preparations for the next bull run. In their Q3 report, for instance, Grayscale investments described this inflow of institutional money pouring in and making positions in the market. Another smaller demographic, made up by firms like Wilshire…

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Stepping Stones for Onboarding Grandmothers: Crypto Bridgeware

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Development, Guides, News, Platform

Stepping Stones for Onboarding Grandmothers: Crypto Bridgeware

A major talking point since the launch of the Bitcoin Core client, the bull run of 2017, and centralized custodial services has been user design. Many native crypto products are clunky and light years behind the sleek, blue-and-white aesthetic of the Twitters and Facebooks of web 2.0. And if grandmothers are the metric for adoption, there are still very few…

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SEC Penalizes EtherDelta Founder for Failing to Register Crypto Exchange

Category: Altcoins, Crime, Ethereum, Exchange, Finance, News, Regulation

SEC Penalizes EtherDelta Founder for Failing to Register Crypto Exchange

On November 8, 2018, the SEC announced the conclusion of an investigation into the digital token trading platform EtherDelta. According to the financial authority, EtherDelta failed to register as a national securities exchange despite offering the buying and selling of security-like assets on a secondary market. Disgorged, Penalized, and Prejudgement Interest Founder Zachary Coburn neither affirmed nor denied the claims…

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Outlier Ventures Report: How to Design, Launch, and Curate a Crypto Network

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Ethereum, Finance, Investment, News, Platform, Tech

Outlier Ventures Report: How to Design, Launch, and Curate a Crypto Network

Outlier Ventures (OV) is a fast-growing venture capital fund focused on the rise of the Web3 economy and its marketplaces. Their portfolio ranges from blockchain technology startups to firms working with artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT). The investment thesis revolves around the convergence of all three of these sectors. Betting big on open source and decentralized networks,…

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CoinGecko Q3 Report Shows Rise in Non-Fungible Tokens, Infrastructure, and Novel Exchange Activity

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Exchange, Finance, News, Platform, Tech

CoinGecko Q3 Report Shows Rise in Non-Fungible Tokens, Infrastructure, and Novel Exchange Activity

In part of a long read series on quarter three (Q3) reports from a handful of different perspectives, BTCManager will flesh out some of the summer trends as well as give a better idea for future steps. In the following analysis, CoinGecko provides some insight into which projects are earning the most attention ICO-wise, the rise of masternodes, as well…

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A Week of Satoshi Pt. 3: Big Bitcoin Moments (2008 – 2013)

Category: Bitcoin, Cryptocyclopedia

A Week of Satoshi Pt. 3: Big Bitcoin Moments (2008 – 2013)

The Cambrian explosion of cryptocurrencies has behaved much in the same way as in biology. What wasn’t weeded out by a stronger species, didn’t navigate its way through a myriad of natural challenges and establish itself as antifragile, placed itself in league with other battle-tested, long-haul species. Bitcoin is no different, and it’s ten-year history, of which this article embarks…

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Bitcoin, Scams, and Everything in between: In Conversation with Peter Todd

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, Finance, Interviews

Bitcoin, Scams, and Everything in between: In Conversation with Peter Todd

Peter Todd has been one of the most vocal developers in the Bitcoin space and for good reason. The 33-year-old Canadian software engineer has been fiddling with the pioneer cryptocurrency for some time now, and when perusing his blog, much of this work has also shaped much of the crypto narrative. Surrounding this has been a few notable Twitter quarrels…

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Web3 Summit Pt.3: Blockchain Gurus and Philosopher Kings

Category: Blockchain, Development, Ethereum, News, Platform

Web3 Summit Pt.3: Blockchain Gurus and Philosopher Kings

The final day of the Web3 Summit concluded with a reminder about the politicization of technology. As more of our world becomes digitized and the human experience rendered numeric, it’s becoming increasingly important to become aware of how governance will be reshaped. Many speakers explained how this has always been true, while others described the practical means in which these…

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Web3 Summit Pt.2: Buidlers and Toolboxes

Category: Blockchain, Development, Ethereum, News, Platform, Tech

Web3 Summit Pt.2: Buidlers and Toolboxes

The first day of discussions at the Web3 Summit outlined many of the features of the emerging, platform, and incoming iterations of the Internet. It offered a slew of analogies to help attendees grok the implications of decentralization and blockchain technology. It was above the protocol and provided the spiritual optimism for the entire landscape. Day two, was similarly inspiring,…

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