David Hollerith

David Hollerith

David Hollerith works in editorial for BTC Inc. He covers topics in healthcare, technology, travel and culture. He holds bitcoin and ether.

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The Old New Thing: ICE and the Future of Bitcoin Trading and Regulation

Though the involvement for big U.S.-based financial players will certainly affect the market, established cryptocurrency exchanges are optimistic about the future.

David Hollerith
May 21, 2018

A “Law-Abiding” Blockchain Alternative for India’s Financial Exchanges

The Reserve Bank of India has been publicly supportive of exploring blockchain technology for the use cases MonetaGo is examining.

David Hollerith
Apr 10, 2018

Op Ed: France’s Emerging Cryptocurrency Policy Appears Optimistically Vague

France’s Minister of Finance and Economics, Bruno Le Maire has written an uncharacteristically optimistic exposition on the nature of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology:

David Hollerith
Mar 30, 2018

What Big Tech’s Ban Might Mean for Cryptocurrency Advertising

How might the Google, Facebook and Twitter cryptocurrency advertising ban affect the industry?

David Hollerith
Mar 20, 2018

Congressional Hearings: We Must Distinguish Digital Commodities From ICOs

Coin Center and Coinbase testify before the U.S. House Financial Committee on “Examining the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.”

David Hollerith
Mar 15, 2018

Kenya’s Government Task Force to Explore Blockchains for Land and Education

Private companies, as well as national and local governments, have all caught media attention for announcing some kind of investigation or at least interest in the blockchain. Of course, one of the most notorious examples of this was Long Island Iced Tea Corporation’s pivot to Long Island Blockchain Corporation. On February 28, 2018, the Kenyan […]

David Hollerith
Mar 8, 2018

Venezuela’s On-and-Off Love Affair With Cryptocurrency Mining: It’s Complicated

2017 was a particularly confusing and uneasy year to mine cryptocurrency in Venezuela. 2018 is not much better.

David Hollerith
Feb 22, 2018

Tim Swanson: Enterprise Blockchain is in a “Trough of Disillusionment”

This week on Let’s Talk Bitcoin, Tim Swanson discusses the state of enterprise blockchain development.

David Hollerith
Dec 22, 2017

Survey Polls American Awareness of Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

In October 2017, LendEDU, a marketplace for financing loans, credit cards and other financial products, polled 1,000 Americans asking a series of questions related to Ethereum, Ripple and initial coin offerings (ICOs). They did this to gain insight into the average American’s perception of cryptocurrency. The poll was conducted by online polling company OnePoll, which […]

David Hollerith
Nov 6, 2017

Setting Bitcoin’s Price Mechanism: CME Group to Launch BTC Futures

On the anniversary of the publication of Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin white paper, the price of Bitcoin reached a new all-time high, following the news that CME Group, one of the world’s largest derivatives exchanges, will launch a Bitcoin futures product before the end of Q4 2017. Futures or derivatives in general are understood by their […]

David Hollerith
Oct 31, 2017