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What Bitcoin Did with Peter McCormack

Dec 31, 2019

Location: New York
Date: Monday, 23rd December
Project: Tales from the Crypt & Rabbit Hole Recap
Role: Co-host

The Bitcoin space moves fast, and 2019 has been no different. Starting the year at the bottom of a harsh bear market after hitting a low of $3,100, Bitcoin began 2019 trading close to $3600. While the price...

Dec 27, 2019

Location: Boulder, Colorado
Date: Monday, 23rd December
Project: Zap
Role: Founder

The Lightning Network is a layer two solution that allows users to send and receive Bitcoin 'off-chain'. Sending and receiving transactions on Lightning is both fast and cheap, allowing the Bitcoin network to scale while...

Dec 24, 2019

Location: El Salvador
Date: Thursday, 19th December
Project: Bitcoin Beach
Role: Founder

El Salvador is a country gripped by gang violence. It consistently ranks among countries with the highest murder rate per capita and is one of the deadliest countries in the American subcontinent. Gangs are prolific, and unlike...

Dec 20, 2019

Location: Uruguay
Date: Sunday, 15th December
Project: | IOVLabs
Role: VC Investor | CEO

Bitcoin is still mostly a speculative asset in the developed world. However, in countries with a history of poor monetary policy, Bitcoin is now a viable hedge against high inflation and government seizure. 

Dec 17, 2019

Location: Skype
Date: Wednesday, 17th December
Role: Author

In December 2018 Gerald Cotten, the CEO of Canadian crypto exchange Quadriga, was on his honeymoon in India with his new wife. While there Gerald fell sick and a few days later died from complications related to his Crohn's disease.