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Welcome back, Friday! This week one of Zerocap’s principals Jon was featured on Forkast News discussing how Bitcoin offers a hedge as markets reach peak dislocation. Go check it out! We published an article on the emergent Asian wealth this century, covering the rise of the continent and how digital assets fit into the portfolio of contemporary Asian investors. Some news that caught our eye

ICOs — A Brief History What do The Game, T.I and DJ Khaled all have in common? Besides being Hip Hop celebrities, having all featured on each other’s club bangers, they were also all figure heads of popular ICOs that launched during the 2017/18 ICO mania that gripped the world and made superstars out of internet marketers, turned long-forgotten ex-child stars into overnight billionaires, and

Let’s briefly explore the origins of HODL and what it means? Why it’s important? — actually is it important? What can we take from knowing its origins? Will knowing it increase your Investor IQ by 5–7 points? We will explore one of the key concepts of crypto folklore and how a meme can drive an investment strategy. So HODL can be construed in a

As originally published at https://capitalistexploits.at on May 12, 2020. In Part One of the interview we were told some of the stories of Carlos’ upbringing in Venezuela and some of the differences in living in Australia as well; we learnt a bit about the Venezuelan economy and hyperinflation; and delved into Bitcoin fundamentals and why Carlos is a believer. In Part Two of the interview, we’ll continue where

As originally published at https://capitalistexploits.at on April 10, 2020. In this article we travel into the mind, the history and background of a Venezuelan, that for privacy reasons we shall call Carlos (which according to a non-descript website during a quick Google, is widely regarded as Venezuela’s most popular boy’s name). Carlos is widely travelled, an early investor, trader and educator in BTC and other alternative

Welcome back, Friday! This week one of Zerocap’s principals Jon was featured on Forkast News discussing how Bitcoin offers a hedge as markets reach peak dislocation. Go check it out!

We published an article on the emergent Asian wealth this century, covering the rise of the continent and how digital assets fit into the portfolio of contemporary Asian investors.

Some news that caught our eye this week:

  • Square just announced that it has purchased $50M in bitcoin, stating “Square believes cryptocurrency is an instrument of economic empowerment and provides a way to participate in a global monetary system, which aligns with the company’s purpose.” Has MicroStrategy’s $425m investment opened the floodgates?
  • US congress released a massive 450-page report on the need of antitrust reform for the Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google monopoly. If successful, the plan will greatly leverage the use of decentralised networks.
  • KPMG unveiled blockchain solutions to track climate emissions. The strategy opens up a new realm of practice for the technology in a more-than-essential branch of scientific research.
  • Japanese financial giant SBI acquired TaoTao, its second digital assets exchange. The deal shows a trend in traditional finance leaders moving into the market of digital currencies.

For more news and insights including our report on bitcoin as an essential asset in portfolios during the current crisis and beyond, visit www.zerocap.io.