On January 31st, Bitcoin finally broke the $10,000 mark again, weeks after it fell from its all-time high of nearly $20,000. Whether the increase will last is another question. But it’s not looking likely. Just a few days later, Bitcoin dropped below $6,000. Bitcoin’s meteoric rise in popularity has not gone unnoticed by financial firms, […]
Although bitcoin has been slowly gaining popularity for years, it made headlines last week, hitting a record high and sparking debate over whether it is a bubble that will burst. When bitcoin was founded nine years ago, the coins sold for pennies. Despite volatility, the currency is up 700% this year alone, meaning early adopters […]
Blockchain technology has the potential to shape various aspects of financial services and radically alter the industry. Our first in-depth study on blockchain will help readers understand how blockchain could simplify existing financial processes, maximize efficiency and profitability of industry participants and improve the end-user experience. The study explores: The current and future states of blockchain […]
In the past two years, blockchain technology has begun to shape the financial services landscape, and financial institutions should be prepared to continue to hear about the technology as it becomes more prevalent. Our latest complimentary white paper, The Rise of Blockchain: An Introduction provides an overview of bitcoin and the blockchain for financial services […]
On July 28, 2016, Corporate Insight attended the third annual Blockchains + Digital Currencies conference in New York City. This one-day gathering of industry executives, regulators and providers offered the chance to gather and exchange information on trends in the blockchain and digital currency space, while showcasing the vast potential of the industry and problems that may arise as advocates move forward with implementation.
Corporate Insight will attend the Blockchains + Digital Currencies conference on July 28, 2016, in New York, New York. The one-day event will allow industry executives, regulators and providers to gather and exchange information on trends in the blockchain and digital currency space.
One of the biggest advantages to Bitcoin is the unregulated nature of the virtual currency. Bitcoins do not rely on the government action or oversight to change in value. Unfortunately, that is no longer true in the state of New York. On August 8th, 2015, The New York State Department of Finance passed the BitLicense, […]