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Jan 12, 2024

Bitcoin ETFs Go Live: What This Means for Crypto and Blockchain Communities

Several exchange-traded funds that track the price of bitcoin are now actively trading following the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) landmark approval of the funds, which could hold significant implications for the $2 trillion cryptocurrency market and blockchain industries.  The official green-light from the SEC for spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds–or ETFs–came late on Jan. 10

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Jan 11, 2024

From AI Adopters to Market Disruptors: A Deep Dive into 12 Linqto Portfolio Companies

As the private market takes on a new year of opportunity, Linqto’s content team has compiled a list of 12 of our portfolio companies that offer distinctive opportunities based on four investment categories that we’ve identified as potential themes for 2024.  AI Adoption and Focus This vanguard subset represents companies at the leading edge of

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Dec 11, 2023

How to Invest in Cryptocurrency: Your Guide to Crypto Investment Success

Welcome to the thrilling world of cryptocurrency investing! With its high potential rewards and fast-paced market movements, it’s no wonder that more and more people are diving into this digital asset class. But where do you start? This comprehensive guide on how to start investing in cryptocurrency will walk you through everything you need to

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Sep 7, 2023

How Venture Capital and Private Equity Firms are Investing in Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity sector has experienced unprecedented growth over the past few decades, evolving in response to the escalating cyber threat landscape, as the global economy increasingly revolves around the internet. With the proliferation of digital technologies, the demand for robust security measures has surged. Businesses, governments, and individuals alike have recognized the importance of safeguarding

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Aug 22, 2023

Ripple (XRP) vs. Bitcoin: Unveiling Key Differences

Welcome to our latest education blog on Digital Currencies. In our latest installment, we’ll analyze and break down the key differences between two mammoth cryptocurrencies–XRP and Bitcoin. Be sure to read our previous digital currency blogs, where we answer the question: What is a Digital Currency?, as well as our primer on What is Ripple

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Aug 17, 2023

What is Blockchain Technology? A Deep Dive into Digital Trust

Welcome back to our blog series on Digital Currencies. If you haven’t already, be sure to read our previous articles: ‘What is Digital Currency?‘, ‘The Adoption and Use Cases of Digital Currencies‘, and ‘Crypto Trends 2023: Charting the Future of Digital Currencies‘. In our rapidly evolving digital landscape, “blockchain” is a term that’s resonated with

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Aug 15, 2023

Crypto Trends 2023: Charting the Future of Digital Currencies

Welcome back to our blog series on digital currencies. Be sure to read our previous work, which answers What is a Digital Currency, and examines The Adoption and Use Cases of Digital Currencies. Today, we will analyze the future trends of digital currencies, and what could lay ahead in terms of evolution, implementation, and governmental

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Aug 10, 2023

The Role of XRP in Ripple’s Ecosystem: A Deep Dive

In the vast ocean of cryptocurrencies, Ripple and its native digital currency, XRP, have carved out a significant niche. Understanding the core relationship between Ripple and the XRP ecosystem is pivotal for both investors and digital enthusiasts. This article offers a comprehensive insight into XRP’s function within the Ripple network and its game-changing impact on

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Aug 8, 2023

What is Ripple? Understanding XRP and Ripple’s Revolutionary Technology

Ripple, a pioneering presence in the realm of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, holds a position of paramount significance in reshaping the landscape of global finance. Standing as a departure from conventional platforms, Ripple’s unique approach blends technological prowess with practicality, offering a unique solution to the challenges that traditional financial systems face. Through its distinctive consensus

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Aug 3, 2023

The Adoption and Use Cases of Digital Currencies

Following our first digital currency blog post that answers the simple, yet complex question: What is digital currency? It’s time to delve into a topic that can seem endless: The adoption and use cases of digital currencies, which have changed the global economy in many ways, in turn becoming interwoven into the daily lives of

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Aug 1, 2023

What is Digital Currency?

Imagine a world where you can transact with anyone, anywhere, without borders or middlemen. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, it’s a reality now. Welcome to the world of digital assets.  Digital assets aren’t merely an emerging trend; they’re here, reshaping our everyday lives. As I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin, NFTs, or perhaps even

Close-up view of a Ripple XRP cryptocurrency coin, showcasing the detailed circuitry pattern embossed on its golden surface.

Jul 13, 2023

Landmark Victory for Ripple in SEC Case Shakes Up Crypto Landscape

The landmark case between Ripple and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has come to a close with Ripple securing a significant win. U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres ruled that Ripple’s premier token, XRP, does not classify as a security when sold to the general public. However, XRP’s sale to institutional investors, totaling $728.9 million,

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Jul 11, 2023

Uphold: A Pioneering Force in the Crypto Industry

In the always-evolving world of cryptocurrency, Uphold has emerged as a trailblazing startup that has transformed the way investors manage, access, and trade digital assets. Uphold’s platform bridges the gap between traditional and decentralized finance, enabling users to effortlessly transact with a wide variety of digital currencies, commodities, metals, and traditional assets. In this article,

SEC has filed multiple lawsuits against cryptocurrency companies

Jun 29, 2023

SEC lawsuits against cryptocurrency firms: An overview

The Securities and Exchange Commission has—very publicly—filed a handful of separate lawsuits against different cryptocurrency firms which operate in the U.S. The Commission’s argument in each lawsuit is essentially the same: that the cryptocurrencies offered by the accused firms and exchanges are securities, not commodities, and should therefore be taxed and regulated as such. Lets

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Jun 22, 2023

Circle: Shaping the Digital Economy for a Globalized World

The Dawn of Digital Currencies      Since the advent of Bitcoin in 2009, the brainchild of the enigmatic Satoshi Nakamoto, the realm of digital currencies has undergone a remarkable evolution. This transformative journey extends from early ventures like DigiCash to the extensive range of today’s ‘altcoins.’ Digital currencies have reshaped the financial landscape, and amid inherent