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What Bitcoin Did with Peter McCormack

Jul 31, 2020

Location: Zoom
Date: Wednesday 29th July
Company: Stony Brook University
Role: Professor of Economics and Public Policy

With the abandonment of the gold standard in the early 20th century, there has been nothing to limit the amount of money a central bank can print, leading to a rapid rise in national debts. In the US...

Jul 28, 2020

Location: Zoom
Date: Tuesday 21st July
Role: Film Maker

Some of the earliest forms of money included seashells and glass beads before people discovered precious metals and began trading using silver and gold. Anything can be a medium of exchange, but the forms of money that have stood the test...

Jul 24, 2020

Location: Zoom
Date: Thursday 23rd July
Company: Coinbase
Role: Co-Founder & CEO

Coinbase is amongst the largest and most established Bitcoin companies in the world, and it has secured itself as one of the most accessible places to buy and sell Bitcoin. Its latest round of funding valued Coinbase at $8.1 billion, and...

Jul 21, 2020

Location: Zoom
Date: Monday 13th July

Bitcoin is the most significant disruption to money the world has seen in hundreds of years. It takes power away from centralised parties, and it allows any individual to be entirely self-sovereign and operate in an open system uncontrollable and uncensorable by anyone.

Bitcoin is...

Jul 17, 2020

Location: Zoom
Date: Wednesday 15th July
Role: CEO and Chief Global Strategist

The reasons to hold either gold or Bitcoin are similar, yet the two assets possess different tradeoffs and risks. Bitcoiners often refer to Bitcoin as digital gold or gold 2.0, as they consider it a store of wealth like gold. Whether you...