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What Bitcoin Did with Peter McCormack

Jun 30, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Tuesday 22nd June
Project: Kraken
Role: Head of OTC Options Trading

Derivatives are contracts that allow traders to take a position with an asset based on possible outcomes; while they can provide dramatic rewards, they come with risk.

Derivative exchanges have been a growing part of...

Jun 28, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Thursday 24th June
Project: Hypersheet
Role: Co-Founder

Over the last few weeks, a significant amount of bad news and FUD has circulated bitcoin. Elon Musk publicly questioned the energy mix used by the bitcoin network shortly before the initial drop to ~$30k, and since then, Bitcoin has ranged...

Jun 25, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Tuesday 22nd June
Role: Macroeconomist

The new legislation in El Salvador making Bitcoin legal tender is a bold move for the country. As a dollarised nation and with remittance making up 15% of GDP, there are clear benefits in bringing bitcoin and the Lightning Network to...

Jun 23, 2021

Location: El Salvador
Date: Friday 18th June
Project: El Salvador
Role: President

Twenty years ago, El Salvador became a dollarised nation, bringing economic stability to the country and improving the country's potential for investment. However, it did so at the cost of giving up its monetary policy to the US Federal...

Jun 18, 2021

Location: El Salvador
Date: Thursday 17th June
Project: Strike
Role: CEO

El Salvador made history by becoming the first country to embrace bitcoin as legal tender. This bold step to adopt Bitcoin empowers Salvadorians and utilises Bitcoin's powerful technology to build a better financial future for the country. 

As a...