Ripple’s chief cryptographer and one of the original architects of the XRP Ledger, David Schwartz, is going on a tour of various countries in the EU. Schwartz will be traveling from late May to early June.
The purpose of this series of trips is to attend meetups, speak at conferences as a keynote speaker, and interact with industry experts as a part of panels. This is also to presumably bring in new customers for Ripple’s products, and increase adoption.
In his 1st week, David will be going to the Netherlands to attend The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam on May 24th. He is a keynote speaker at this conference. Ripple said:
“[speaking on]…his personal journey from discovering bitcoin and blockchain to becoming one of the original designers of the XRP Ledger and a key leader at Ripple.”
Schwartz will then participate indirectly in the Hard Fork startups contest, joining over 250 industry leaders later that day. This group of influencers and government officials from “around Europe” will “discuss critical issues surrounding the regulation of digital assets”.
During the 2nd week of his tour, Schwartz will be heading to Germany. On May 29th, he will be participating in a panel discussion at the Blockshow Europe conference. The panel in question will discuss how innovators can discover “new decentralized solutions” using blockchain.
In Germany, David will also be in Hamburg on June 1st for the Unchain conference. He is said to give a 20-minute presentation on the importance of enabling Ripple’s vision for the future, the Internet of Value.
In the 3rd week, he will return to the Netherlands for the Money20/20 Europe conference on June 4th. At the conference, in Amsterdam, he will participate in a panel to discuss how global regulators should categorize digital assets. Other significant names on the panel include Patrick Byrne from overstock.com, Amos Meiri from Colu, and Obi Nwosu from Coinfloor.
In his last week, David will go to Ireland. In Dublin, he will attend a meetup on June 11th, where he will chat digital assets with Robert Hackett from Fortune.
On June 12th, Schwartz will engage in a fireside chat at MoneyConf in Dublin, speaking about how the Internet of Value can enable the democratization of global finance.
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Tether’s [USDT] market capitalization hits all-time high, Facebook in talks with Winklevoss twins, trading firms over new cryptocurrency and more
Crypto News – 25 May – Tether’s [USDT] market capitalization hits all-time high, Facebook in talks with Winklevoss twins, trading firms over new cryptocurrency and more
— AMBCrypto (@CryptoAmb) 25 May 2019
Daily Crypto News – May 25
1) Bitcoin Wallet receives part of 5,000 BTC: A recent Whale Alert highlighted a transaction on May 24, where a large sum of Bitcoin [BTC] exchanged hands between two anonymous wallets. According to the alert the transaction took place at 22:13:23 + 1 minutes and 5,000.00001092 BTC was transferred from an unknown wallet, with address 19SiCYaYKZh9A8HUjuh14eg5wtYzKxiFbB, to another unknown wallet with address 14GcjGjxwadzcpmq9EG3KUgTKATjurbnWt.
Read more at https://bit.ly/2VRQwb0
2) Bitwise Report 2.0: Bitcoin [BTC] futures continues growth: On a month-on-month basis, Bitcoin Futures saw a massive bump in April trading at an average of 10,000 contracts daily, peaking on April 4, with over 22,000 contracts traded. To put that number in perspective, in March 2019, the average contracts traded was less than 4,000. Despite the high standards set in April, the average daily contracts traded in May, with 25 days gone has exceeded 14,000 and still looks to grow, given the price performance of Bitcoin.
Read more at https://bit.ly/2W40sTR
3) Craig Wright on private keys: Craig S Wright has, for years, claimed he is the true creator of Bitcoin [BTC] without providing a shred of evidence to support the same. With the crypto-community levelling, Wright could prove his worth by sending BTC from Satoshi Nakamoto’s touted wallet containing around 980,000 BTCs, the BSV man in a twisted cause and effect situation, stated he will “sign” into his wallet only when he proves he is the creator.
Read more at https://bit.ly/2X6fdlw
4) Tether’s [USDT] market cap hits ATH: Tether and Bitfinex are being closely scrutinized now more than ever due to the NYAG’s lawsuit; however, the scrutiny doesn’t seem to have affected Tether as the market cap of USDT has increased by over $100 million in approximately 70 days.
Read more at https://bit.ly/2McaTjE
5) Tether volume shift: Another controversial topic in the cryptocurrency industry was the issue of fake transaction volumes on many of the popular cryptocurrency exchanges. The magnitude of the topic was so large that even Changpeng Zhao, the Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of Binance had raised red flags. This topic and Tether as a whole received another twist when Larry Cermack, the Director of Research at The Block, pointed out a few parameters when it came to the said volume.
Read more at https://bit.ly/2wmk4mJ
6) Bitfinex’s LEO tokens listed on Delta Exchange: Bitfinex’s Leo tokens faced quite a lot of criticism when they were announced, due to the missing $850 million funds from Bitfinex. The private investment round by Bitfinex also faced a lot of heat from the media. However, in a recent development, Leo tokens are being listed on various exchanges for trading.
Read more at https://bit.ly/2HUEnNB
7) Robinhood en-route a projected valuation of $7 billion: Robinhood, the California-based cryptocurrency exchange made headlines recently when a source close to the organization revealed that it was on the verge of closing their latest round of funding at a valuation of a whopping $7 billion – $8 billion. Sources even claimed that the current round of funding could act as a precursor to an even bigger round of funding, which would pit Robinhood with the bigwigs like Coinbase and Binance.
Read more at https://bit.ly/2W64KKj
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