The CryptoCurrencyWire Videos Podcast

The CryptoCurrencyWire Videos Podcast

Featured guest content from blockchain-related shows such as WWCS.

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November 20, 2020 6 min

Jonathan Keim, Communications Director of CryptoCurrencyWire, appeared with his usual trio of news developments.

He kicked off his Weekly News Update with a report that: US Fed economists are exploring the ‘intrinsic’ value drivers of CBDCs (https://ccw.fm/LiKvH). CBDCs are digital currencies issued by a central bank. They appear to differ from regular fiat currencies by being directly issued to consumers rather than through the b...

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Regarding the news in alt coin adoption trends, CryptoCurrencyWire Communications Director Jonathan Keim addressed subjects ranging from traditional financial service institutions’ move toward offering services on a decentralized finance (“DeFi”) framework to rumors PayPal may launch its own alt coin in the next year.

“I was just amazed at all the progress that’s being made. … There’s no doubt that this is the year that will be a ...

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CryptoCurrencyWire Communications Director Jonathan Keim is a show regular, offering additional insights on crypto space news headlines from around the world. In this episode, Keim acknowledges new signs that alternatives to the dollar are gaining mainstream recognition.

When Cointelegraph reported that U.S. Currency Comptroller Brian Brooks stated that decentralized finance movements will spawn “inevitable” change and will render...

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CryptoCurrencyWire Communications Director Jonathan Keim, who appears in each week’s segment analyzing recent news in the market space, acknowledged alt-coin adoption by other companies making big investments into bitcoin.

Regarding a CoinDesk report about Stone Ridge Asset Management’s more than $100 million investment in bitcoin as part of a billion-dollar spin-off, echoing business intelligence company MicroStrategy in terming ...

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Jonathan Keim, the communications director of CryptoCurrencyWire, noted research showing growing adoption of cryptocurrencies, not just as an investment vehicle but as a liquid form of money.

“The fact that 70% of the 35,000 respondents are now spending crypto, and not just HODLing it, means that it’s really achieved currency status,” Keim said.

“To all these restaurants we’ve been telling, ‘You can give yourself a raise if you j...

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CryptoCurrencyWire (“CCW”) communications director Jonathan Keim reported as usual on some of the major developments in the crypto space, beginning with the headline: “Adoption: 101 Million Users Joined Crypto in 2020, According to Cambridge Report” (https://ccw.fm/F5Te8). A study by Britain’s University of Cambridge and its Centre for Alternative Finance shows that 2020 has been a bumper year for cryptocurrencies. The report revea...

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The first item on Jonathan Keim’s news update this episode, was this headline: There Are Now Over 10,000 Bitcoin ATMs Throughout the World (https://ccw.fm/pff4o). Bitcoin retail transactional capacity has progressed rapidly since Bitcoin ATMs first made their appearance in 2013. The seven years it has taken to reach 10,000 machines means their deployment has been one and a half times faster than that of regular cash ATMs in the 197...

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Jonathan Keim, communications director of CryptoCurrencyWire, made his usual weekly cameo appearance. This week, his trio of news updates began with a headline that shows how, in the Bitcoin world, detractors become disciples: After $250 Million Bitcoin Buy, MicroStrategy Eyes More (https://ccw.fm/mn5ze).

Back in 2013, Michael Saylor, CEO of Nasdaq-listed data analytics firm MicroStrategy, tweeted, “Bitcoin days are numbered. It s...

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Jonathan Keim, communications director of CryptoCurrencyWire, weekly news update began with a report that shows the lines between crypto and fiat are blurring: a new matching engine from Nasdaq Market Technology puts Bitstamp’s tech on par with the world’s top traditional exchanges (https://ccw.fm/ZztQK). Founded in 2011, Bitstamp is an exchange in Luxembourg that facilitates trading between U.S. dollars and Bitcoin. It is one of t...

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Jonathan Keim, communications director of CryptoCurrencyWire (“CCW”), called in with his usual weekly update, which began with a revelation that may startle the IRS. Residents of Switzerland’s canton of Zug, aptly named Crypto Valley, now have the option of paying their taxes in Bitcoin (“BTC”) and ether (“ETH”) (https://ccw.fm/1USWE). Zug acquired the crypto label because of its crypto-friendly policies.

Despite its size — popula...

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Jonathan Keim, director of communications at CryptoCurrencyWire, joined the show and brought everyone up to speed with developments in the crypto space. The big headline for the day: Fidelity President Files for New Bitcoin Fund (http://ccw.fm/2Res2).

If anyone had doubts that cryptocurrencies are now totally mainstream, they can lay that uncertainty to rest. America’s largest 401(k) provider, Fidelity, plans to start a new fund e...

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Highlights of the show included Jonathan Keim, communications director of CryptoCurrencyWire, who shared an intriguing trio of bulletins in his Weekly News Update. First off was the headline: Blockchange and Gemini Partner in Industry First to Bring Digital Assets to Registered Investment Advisors (http://ccw.fm/lCpXt).

This news brief highlighted the collaboration between these two pioneers that makes it possible for registered i...

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Jonathan Keim, communications director of CryptoCurrencyWire, kicked off his report with the eye-catching news that Grayscale was debuting a new TV campaign focusing on the history of money (http://ccw.fm/2j0DA). Grayscale Investments, reportedly the world’s largest digital currency asset manager, is launching an advertising “blitzkrieg” to raise awareness of its products. The company provides a suite of investment products based o...

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Jonathan Keim, communications director of CryptoCurrencyWire (“CCW”), tuned in for his regular weekly news update, which kicked off with the intriguing headline: “Bloomberg: Americans Trade Depreciating Dollars for Bitcoin” (http://ccw.fm/pSNhF). Fearing an inflation-driven devaluation of the dollar, investors are shunning savings accounts, money market funds, and treasuries, and placing their cash in speculative assets such as sto...

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Jonathan Keim, director of communications at CryptoCurrencyWire, had a triplet of fascinating developments to report on. He started with the headline: Celsius Network Announces 25+ Cryptocurrencies as Loan Collateral (http://nnw.fm/OtKQp). Keim sees this announcement as a strong vote of confidence in the crypto markets, which historically have experienced a great deal of volatility. In January 2018, for example, Bitcoin was tra...

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Jonathan Keim, communications director of CryptoCurrencyWire, appeared with another trio of exciting updates, kicking off with this headline: eToro Quarterly Report: Q2 2020, stablecoins find a mainstream use case (http://ccw.fm/NHn2m). Results of a recent study, conducted by social investment platform eToro and its market research unit, the Tie, indicate that adoption of cryptocurrencies and assets are increasing globally. It’s go...

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Jonathan Keim, communications director at CryptoCurrencyWire, called in with his usual weekly triplet of exciting developments in the crypto space. He started with the headline: “CoinPayments Appoints Veteran Tech Marketer Ray Torresan as CMO to Drive New Branding & Global Growth” (http://ccw.fm/qDTuf). CoinPayments, a large cryptocurrency payments processor, has appointed Ray Torresan as chief marketing officer as part of the ...

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Jonathan Keim, communications director of CryptoCurrencyWire, appeared to give his usual weekly news update. He got the ball rolling with a headline that should put developers in good spirits: “Algorand Provides Native Support of the Pocket Network’s Next-Generation Decentralized Infrastructure” (http://ccw.fm/uukO0).

Pocket Network is a decentralized infrastructure platform for the development of peer-to-peer applications. Algora...

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Episode 116 of the Wild West Crypto Show, titled “Cryptos Looking Strong,” was chock-full of good stuff. The show, hosted as usual by Drew Taylor and Brent Bates, featured three pioneering crypto pros: Jon Allen of the Unitize Conference, Josh Tate from ForumPay, and a special segment featuring Bo “Knows” Polny, who declaimed on face masks, the Fourth of July holiday, and gold and silver, which he says are “God’s money.” Jonathan K...

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In addition to the look back at the Harvey piece, the show included an appearance by Jonathan Keim, communications director of CryptoCurrencyWire, who tuned in with his usual trio of developing stories. First was the headline: KuCoin P2P Fiat Market Supports Buying Crypto with USD Via PayPal (http://ccw.fm/xlKX0).

 

Starting in June, KuCoin will allow its customers to buy cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ether and Tether, usi...

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