Morgan Creek Invests in Startup Bringing Bitcoin to DeFI

Bitcoin advocate Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano is betting that the top cryptocurrency might have more of a role to play in the emerging decentralized finance (DeFi) space. Pompliano’s Morgan Creek Digital was one of the investors in a $2.6 million seed round for Atomic Loans, a Canadian startup looking to create bitcoin-backed lending instruments. Announced Wednesday, […]

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Crypto Fever Plummets 14% in Japan Amid Bitcoin Exchange Sweeps

Interest in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin tumbled 13.9% in Japan in the latest quarter, according to Japan’s financial regulator, the FSA. | Source: Shutterstock Interest in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin tumbled 13.9% in Japan, according to the country’s financial regulator. In data posted Sept. 3, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) says the volume of crypto-related inquiries fell […]

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