Futurum Analyst in Residence Jared Klee analyzes the proposed bipartisan Lummis-Gillibrand bill for cryptocurrencies and considers the comprehensiveness of the bill and the thoughtful approach of its provisions and concludes that although unlikely to pass in its current form, it nonetheless establishes a strong foundation for the ultimate legislation.
Futurum Analyst in Residence Jared Klee analyzes Ripple’s $100 million commitment to global carbon and considers Ripple’s multiyear commitment to carbon neutrality, the many partnerships the company’s is striking as it attempts to lift the entire ecosystem, and how the approach contrasts with the rhetoric-heavy action-light announcements around proof of work blockchains.
Futurum Analyst in Residence Jared Klee analyzes Coinbase’s miss on revenue and earnings in the first quarter and dives into a new risk exposure buried in the earnings report that reveals the company’s custody offering may be little more than general unsecured borrowing, a status that meets neither the definition nor the spirit of custody.
Futurum Analyst in Residence Jared Klee analyzes the SEC’s newly expanded crypto enforcement division including SEC Commission Peirce’s dissatisfied comments, how regulatory clarity continues to be a problem for crypto startups, and why SEC regulatory clarity will be good for the industry.
Futurum Analyst in Residence Jared Klee analyzes asset manager VanEck’s community NFT launch and explores VanEck’s increasingly prominent role in cryptocurrencies and how the VanEck NFTs may demonstrate a new way for asset managers to engage their investors.
Futurum Analyst in Residence Jared Klee analyzes Fidelity’s announcement of its Digital Assets Account offering. Fidelity’s DAA is an industry-first offering for bitcoin in 401(k)s and Klee considers the impact 401(k) retirement savers who can invest in bitcoin will have on the market, how this is similar to the massive impact the first gold ETFs had on gold investing, and what this means for Fidelity’s competitive positioning.
Futurum analyst Michael Diamond discusses Intel’s recently announced second generation Blockscale ASIC, which is designed with speed and power savings in mind, delivering a much-needed assist to bitcoin mining companies who seek to achieve hash rate scaling objectives coupled with improved sustainability measures.
Futurum’s Steven Dickens provide this take on the recent Biden Administration Executive Order focused on crypto. As the geopolitical landscape becomes ever more dynamic, the role of cryptocurrencies and DeFi has been thrust into the spotlight. In a much-anticipated move, it appears the U.S. President is keen to explore a digital dollar and better understand the role and impact of non-sovereign digital currencies such as Bitcoin.
Futurum’s Steven Dickens provides his take on the announcements from Square on its corporate rebranding — morphing from Square to Block — Dorsey stepping down as CEO of Twitter, and where he sees Block focused in the months ahead.
Futurum Research senior analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on Twitter’s Q3 earnings. Despite a one-off charge to settle a long-standing legal dispute, Twitter posted solid growth numbers and largely avoided the impact of iOS 14 security updates that have impacted other social media platforms.
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