The NFT craze has reached the NBA, with digital collectibles grossing $230 million in sales, according to Dapper Labs.
When we talk about the role of Bitcoin (BTC) or blockchain in business, we are talking about either business ventures building blockchain/cryptocurrency systems, products or infrastructure; or the integration and adoption of cryptocurrency in existing enterprises as a supported payment method.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency businesses face incredible challenges on two fronts: regulation and adoption.
Over the years, many high-profile crypto businesses such as some of the leading exchanges have had to move operations across the country or to other countries entirely to avoid severely inhibiting regulatory constraints in certain jurisdictions.
At the same time, mainstream adoption by individuals and established businesses is a very steep uphill battle for entrepreneurs as they attempt to make crypto more accessible and compelling to enterprises and laypeople alike.
Stay tuned as we chronicle blockchain and cryptocurrency’s shifting role in the world of business.
Small businesses can now accept cryptocurrency payments using OLB’s point-of-sale technology.12895
Though the Tether settlement may help bring in more transparency, experts believe that state-centric bans may not be the way out.9296
Investing in digital assets can offer a plethora of opportunities, but when the taxman comes, investors best be prepared.15348
With a number of mainstream entities buying into Bitcoin, what's holding some back?14544
Mettalex claims to be fully decentralized, meaning “no counterparty and no single point of control.”4166
Bitcoin’s market cap broke the $1 trillion barrier without a final push from institutions — could their influence be overrated?24100
Besides securing approval from Swiss regulators, Diem seems likely to face opposition from government regulators in many countries.12101
Ethereum protocols account for over a third of Grayscale's assets under consideration for listing as exchange-traded products.18152
A 108-page report details how the United Kingdom can retain its status as one of the global centers for fintech innovation and business.6273
Multinational retail giant Carrefour will use IBM's blockchain tech to track two major food categories as part of a growing reorganization of global supply lines.4732
Kraken is reportedly in talks with top investment firms including Fidelity and Tribe Capital for a fundraising round that could value the company at $10 billion or more.14467
A new poll has found that more Australians invest in cryptocurrencies than in gold and silver .... but only by a tiny margin.6596
Retail users have flocked to cryptocurrencies in 2021, with Robinhood reporting an increase in new monthly crypto traders of 15 times last year's average.34669
Gemini has made digital asset giving more convenient for its users.22697