eToro Adds IOTA to Expanding List of Cryptoassets

Brings total number of cryptoassets available on the platform to 12 – Move comes as investors increasingly seek to diversify   London — August 20, 2018 – eToro, a global investment platform with over ten million registered users, has today added IOTA bringing the total number of cryptoassets available on the platform to 12.   IOTA aims to enable companies to explore and open up new business to business marketing opportunities by making every technological resource a potential service to be traded on an open market in real time, with no…

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eToro: LTC Primed For Retail Adoption, Massively Undervalued — New Research Paper from Mati Greenspan

  eToro, the world’s largest social investing platform, just published a market research report on Litecoin, the cryptocurrency originally created as a fork from Bitcoin that has become one of the most established networks in the crypto space.     The report concludes that Litecoin is a fast and adaptable network with the potential for widespread adoption and use for small transactions. Litecoin’s fast network speed, complementary price to Bitcoin, and the recent purchase of a stake in a German bank all position the cryptocurrency to become the best for…

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Congressional Hearings: Blockchain Leaders Share Commentary on Congressional Hearings on Digital Assets.

  As reported earlier today, two U.S. Congressional Hearings on Cryptocurrencies commenced yesterday to debate the future of digital assets and cryptocurrency.  The hearings were live-streamed and viewed by many blockchain and cryptocurrency experts globally.  Guy Hirsch, US Managing Director of eToro, he believes the hearings are a “great step in the right direction.”     A number of Industry leaders have shared their takeout from the hearings:-   Deepak Jain, CEO of Swych said “The banking system has taken a century to barely cover half the world while the…

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eToro on #CryptoCongress: Laws Will Have Global Impact, Regs Need to Hear Global Perspectives

Two U.S. Congressional Hearings on Cryptocurrencies commenced on 18 July, 2018. Firstly, the House Committee on Financial Services held a live congressional hearing which started on 18 July in Washington, D.C. entitled “The Future of Money: Digital Currency”, followed by the House Agriculture Committee.     The House Committee on Financial Services released a memo prior to the hearing stating “This hearing will examine the extent to which the United States government should consider cryptocurrencies as money and the potential domestic and global uses for cryptocurrencies. The Subcommittee will evaluate…

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eToro: Cardano is the most exciting crypto at the moment — New Research Paper from Mati Greenspan

eToro, the world’s largest social investing platform, just published a market research report on Cardano, the public blockchain created by Ethereum co-founder Charles Hoskinson that powers the ADA cryptocurrency. The report concludes that Cardano is a highly advanced and extremely scalable network with the potential to constitute the next phase of the Ethereum blockchain, offering the necessary infrastructure for decentralized applications to run quickly and securely.   The report also includes a token analysis for Cardano’s token, ADA. eToro Senior Market Analyst Mati Greenspan has also previously covered Stellar, EOS,…

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Cryptocurrencies could become mainstream payment solution within next decade finds new report

  New research from Imperial College London and eToro argues cryptocurrencies are already fulfilling one of three main criteria of money   Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin offer a viable evolutionary ‘next step’ for money and have the potential to become a mainstream form of payment within the next decade. This is the central finding of new academic research from Imperial and eToro.   In a research report published today – Cryptocurrencies: Overcoming Barriers to Trust and Adoption – Professor William Knottenbelt from Imperial College London and Dr. Zeynep Gurguc from Imperial…

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Global Blockchain Services Firm WACHSMAN Recruits Key Executives from Jefferies and J.P. Morgan to Lead New Strategy Division

  Wachsman amplifies service offerings beyond public relations and events management with first major agency expansion   NEW YORK, NY — June 12, 2018 — Wachsman, one of the world’s leading blockchain professional services firms, has hired senior bankers from investment banks Jefferies and J.P. Morgan to lead a new blockchain strategy and advisory division. Formerly Senior Vice President, Technology Investment Banking Group at Jefferies, Michael Chang joins Wachsman as Managing Director and will lead the firm’s new Strategic Advisory Group in New York.     Chang will be supported…

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