Author: Matthew Willemsen

Matthew Willemsen

Matthew Willemsen is an Australian-based news journalist who covers the latest advancements relating to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Business from Monash University - majoring in both accounting and economics - Matthew soon grew fascinated in blockchain technology, becoming enthralled by its potentially disruptive social and economic implications. You can reach him at willemsen.mb@gmail.com or on Twitter @mwill_crypto.

CoinMarketCap to Fix Misleading Crypto Exchange Rankings

CoinMarketCap to Fix Misleading Crypto Exchange Rankings

News
0
131
Leading tracker of cryptocurrency valuations and exchange trading volumes, CoinMarketCap, has taken a stand on Thursday, publishing a blog post addressing “the concerns aired by community” in relation to how exchange volumes and rankings are depicted. Wait, CoinMarketCap Has Issues? R ...
Chinese Blockchain Nervos Raises $28M Off Top Crypto Funds

Chinese Blockchain Nervos Raises $28M Off Top Crypto Funds

News
0
174
A new Chinese blockchain protocol, Nervos, has raised $28 million in an early-stage private funding round involving leading cryptocurrency and blockchain-focused investment firms from Silicon Valley and China. Nervos – a project of the Nervos Foundation – is based in both China and the ...
Binance CEO Scolds “Flawed, New” Cryptocurrency Exchanges 

Binance CEO Scolds “Flawed, New” Cryptocurrency Exchanges 

News
0
210
Changpeng Zhao (‘CZ’), the chief executive officer and co-founder of world-leading cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has published a quarterly recap that reasserted its market dominance in a time where morally-questionable competitors had seemingly been gaining. Binance with Record BNB ...
Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Payment Giant BitPay Lands BitLicense

Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Payment Giant BitPay Lands BitLicense

News
0
324
Monday saw Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) payments processor BitPay, Inc. learn that their application to obtain a New York-based virtual currency licence (or, ‘BitLicense’) had received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS); a feat that few blockc ...
$6Tn Money Manager BlackRock in Bitcoin? Top Crypto Minds Comment

$6Tn Money Manager BlackRock in Bitcoin? Top Crypto Minds Comment

News
0
271
A working group for BlackRock, Inc. is reportedly taking steps to better understand how they, as the world’s leading asset manager, could legally partake in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The alleged move by BlackRock – whose chief executive officer (CEO) has previously downplayed Bitcoi ...
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Litecoin (LTC) Listed on Robinhood Crypto App

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Litecoin (LTC) Listed on Robinhood Crypto App

News
0
452
Robinhood Crypto – the zero-direct-fee digital asset trading app that made Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum’s ether (ETH) exchangeable in February – has doubled their cryptocurrency offerings after Thursday saw Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) become listed by the Robinhood fintech startu ...
Bitcoin vs Warren Buffet: Crypto Expert Bets $8.5M On Bitcoin Performance

Bitcoin vs Warren Buffet: Crypto Expert Bets $8.5M On Bitcoin Performance

News
1
545
Whilst Bitcoin (BTC) dwells at price levels nearly 70 percent below all-time highs, one wealthy Australian punter believes the leading cryptocurrency cannot only burst back into five-figure totals, but can exceed the unit-share price of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. multination ...