Coinbase S-1, a historic moment

I had a very different version of Thursday Threads ready to go when I woke up this morning, but what do you do when Coinbase drops its S-1? This is a historic moment for crypto. The document provides unique insights into what is one of crypto’s oldest, most prominent...

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Like a snowball

Lots of snow and related inconveniences in the US this week so I hope those affected are staying well. Crypto seemed undisturbed by it all with both bitcoin and ether breaking fresh records. With that, the crypto market cap broke $1.5B, another milestone. All against...

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Rookie of the year

Concurrent with the NFL’s announcement, Mike Novogratz pronounced Michael Saylor crypto’s Rookie of the Year during MicroStrategy’s bitcoin summit last week. If you are interested in what crypto firms had to say to corporate treasuries, I summarized my key...

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Information overload

Ryan Selkis noted this week how Clubhouse, the latest social media sensation, is “a big time suck.” It made me think how hard it has become to keep up with everything crypto. Between podcasts, webinars, video channels, news articles, blogs, newsletters, and...

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GameStop: Stealing bitcoin’s thunder

GameStop stole bitcoin's Thunder: mainstream media headlines, social media buzz, calls for regulatory action, a commotion on Wall Street, and outages everywhere. Luckily it didn't take long, because...it's Doge Time!  Never a dull moment. In this week’s...

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Crypto Predictions & Institutional Investor Growth

When the world began to shut down last March, there was much uncertainty about the impact it would have on the cryptosphere. The overarching theme for crypto today, however, is much clearer after a year of great change and growth for the industry, one in which...

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Thursday Threads: A New Chapter

A new chapter. Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States yesterday. With the change of power, there will be a number of new regulators key to crypto’s future too. Notably Gary Gensler as Chair of the SEC and Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary....

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Thursday Threads: The Return of The Rollercoaster

So far for my new year’s resolution to write briefer Thursday Threads posts. I’m sorry folks, there are just too many dots to connect for you this week. Bitcoin went rogue, generating lots of headlines including some “told you so.” Then there was more M&A,...

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Thursday Threads: Everybody Loves Bitcoin

2020 went down into history as the year where crypto gained the institutional momentum it had been waiting for. And now, everybody LOVES bitcoin 💖. Well, almost everyone, anyway. Although many skeptics remain, it is fascinating how the times have changed....

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