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New Cointucky Slack group!

Announcing the new Cointucky Slack group dedicated to Kentucky-area users and fans of bitcoin, cryptocurrencies in general, and their underlying technologies, such as blockchain. cointucky.slack.com Whether you live in Kentucky, in the “neighborhood” of the Commonwealth, or just want to meet some great people in the space, this is the […]

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CTFA introduced

Cryptocurrency Tax Fairness Act (CTFA) introduced in U.S. Congress

As I’ve said ever since the IRS issued their woefully inadequate (and ill-conceived) initial guidance on the taxation of cryptocurrencies, the biggest problem with the current policy is that every single transaction generates a capital gain or capital loss for tax purposes. This is just a record-keeping nightmare, and it’s the […]


Prediction: SEC will deny Winklevoss bitcoin ETF, leading to a great buy opportunity

The entire cryptocurrency/blockchain community, as well as much of Wall Street, has been anxiously awaiting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decision regarding the Winklevoss twins‘ proposed bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF), which would trade under the ticker symbol COIN. The final deadline has come down to 13 March, […]


Received my MIT Fintech Certificate

I’m happy to report that I received my Fintech certificate today from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). My final grade was 95.9. I highly recommend this course for anyone considering a startup involving bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies, roboadvisory services, new payment technologies or other areas of the […]

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CoinTelegraph Philippines Bitcoin

CoinTelegraph review of three major Bitcoin platforms in the Philippines

CoinTelegraph recently published a very helpful review of the three most popular Bitcoin platforms in the Philippines. I definitely recommend my Filipino friends and family check it out! As one of the world’s largest markets for remittances (both domestic and international), and with a culture that encourages new technology and […]


I’m going back to school–the MIT fintech/future commerce program 1

OK, so it’s “only” a 12-week program, but I’m pretty excited to be be going back to school! I just signed up for the fintech (financial technologies) certificate course on future commerce at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The program is going to focus on four areas: Money and Payments […]

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Barry Silbert to speak on blockchain, digital currencies at UPS Speaker Series

On Thursday, 29 September, fintech pioneer Barry Silbert will speak on “Blockchain Technology and the Digital Currency Revolution” at the UPS Speaker Series. The live broadcast from Founders’ Auditorium at UPS headquarters in Atlanta will be 0930 to 1045 EDT. UPS CIO Juan Perez will join Barry Silbert, founder of […]