Past Issues of Crypto Futura Friday
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May 7, 2021
Goldman Sachs and Crypto Alpha
As my friend likes to say, “your doubt is my alpha.”
April 9, 2021
What Clients Expect from Financial Advisors
62% of clients now say they would switch financial advisors to one that offers advice about Bitcoin
82% of clients now expect their financial advisors to be a knowledgeable source about Bitcoin
21% of financial advisor clients have brought Bitcoin
March 19, 2021
Understanding NTF Art (and a 166X ROI) with Featured Contributor Joshua Rogers
A couple of years ago back in 2019, Jeremy [Jeremy Epstein, Co-Chief Investment Officer of Crypto Futura Fund) kept badgering me, telling me that the next big thing in the art world was going to be these 'digital only' artworks that would be traded like baseball cards on a blockchain called “Non-Fungible Tokens”. Hmm...
March 5, 2021
Crypto at Colorado's Oldest BBar with Featured Contributor Josh Rogers
Last weekend I visited my son Jackson, who is working as a lift operator at Copper Mountain in Colorado during his gap year before college. He is living in Leadville, CO, which is like a scene from Westworld. We went out for a beer at the oldest saloon in Colorado, The Legendary Silver Dollar Saloon. I paid for my Coors yellow jacket beer and a shot of Colorado whiskey in ETH from my Coinbase wallet (I didn’t want to part with my appreciating Bitcoin).
February 19, 2021
Nigeria on the Brink of Bitcoin Defeat
A recent debate in the Nigerian Senate culminated when one legislator remarked: “Bitcoin has made our currency almost useless or valueless.”
December 11, 2020
169-Year-Old MassMutual Invests $100 Million in Bitcoin
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. has purchased $100 million in Bitcoin for its general investment fund, the latest mainstream firm to dabble in digit assets.
November 27, 2020
TC at $318k in 13 months?
Citibank Executive Says Bitcoin Will Trade at $318,000 by End of 2021
If he’s 70% off, that’s still $95,400. Who knows? But fascinating to see a “mainstream” bank analyst be so public.
October 16, 2020
If you think crypto is just about currency, think again.
Last week, Christie's auctioned off its first ever piece of Crypto Art….for $131,250. The Crypto Art market has gone from $0 to over $150M in less than 2 years and is experiencing exponential growth.
October 2, 2020
MicroStrategy (MSTR) is the 4 Minute Mile of Crypto
After purchasing $425 million worth of Bitcoin in lieu of holding cash, CEO Michael Saylor has launched an entire page on their corporate website dedicated to Bitcoin outlining his company’s commitment to the emerging crypto asset class. And they may be buying more.
September 18, 2020
Michael Saylor, the founder of MicroStrategy, said Tuesday his company acquired an additional $175 million in bitcoin (BTC) in a single purchase.
In what is the first, but likely won’t be the last, public company MicroStrategy (MSTR) has put nearly $500 million of their cash reserves into Bitcoin.