Bitcoin Bull Mark Yusko Raising Capital for $500 Million Cryptoasset Hedge Fund

One of Bitcoin’s biggest bulls is doubling down on his conviction that the future is bright for cryptoassets. Mark Yusko, founder and chief investment officer at Morgan Creek Capital, announced that the Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based firm is seeking to raise up to $500 million to start a new hedge …

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CBOE Nudges SEC to Allow Bitcoin ETFs in New Letter

The first regulated US exchange to list bitcoin futures contracts has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to reconsider its hardline approach toward Bitcoin ETFs and other cryptocurrency-based exchange-traded products (ETPs). In a letter dated March 23, CBOE President Chris Concannon addressed concerns raised that the SEC had raised …

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Twitter Bans Cryptocurrency & ICO Advertising, Starting Today

Following previous reports of a rumored ban, Twitter has announced that cryptocurrency and ICO-related advertisements will be banned from its website from Tuesday. Micro-blogging giant Twitter has confirmed its new policy in following the likes of Facebook and Google in banning advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) from …

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Coinbase in Talks to Acquire Earn.com, Its Biggest Acquisition Ever: Report

Cryptocurrency brokerage Coinbase is preparing to make the largest acquisition in its nearly seven-year history, sources close to the situation say. Citing people “directly involved with the discussions,” CoinDesk reports that Coinbase is in talks to acquire Earn.com, a platform that allows users to earn cryptocurrency by replying to emails …

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