Blockchain

What does Bitcoin provide over PayPal?

June 18th, 2020

The Desert Island Case for Cryptocurrency Working as COO at Blockchain.com means I constantly field cryptocurrency-related questions from all sorts of people. The most interesting of which don’t focus on price or mechanism, but the very purpose of digital money: Why do we need cryptocurrencies? What’s the point in Bitcoin when we already have Paypal…

June Market Outlook

June 16th, 2020

Best of Times, Worst of Times The title of this month’s newsletter is “Best of Times, Worst of Times”, which borrows from the opening lines of the Charles Dickens 19th century classic, “A Tale of Two Cities”. Similar to the extreme juxtapositions described in Dickens’ famous opening lines, today we are grappling with a number of striking…

The Art of Refreshing a Logo

June 4th, 2020

Blockchain has evolved rapidly over the past few years, stemming from a small data-focused website to the most trusted crypto platform with millions of users around the world. As the company has changed, so has our look and feel. We’ve undergone a few logo and brand refreshes to meet the needs of the ever-growing crypto…

Interest Account

May 28th, 2020

Introducing the Interest Account Deposit bitcoin and watch it grow up to 4.5% annually Last week we announced the Interest Account: a way for customers to deposit bitcoin and watch it earn interest. Today we’re excited to begin rolling out the feature for our customers around the world. We know that many of our customers are long-term holders…

The Blockchain 2020 Experience

May 20th, 2020

The next era of crypto and 1B wallets by 2030 Earlier today we held an event with investors, media, and prime clients to discuss the state of Blockchain.com, how far we’ve come over the past 9 years, and how we plan on getting to 1B wallets by 2030. If you have time, I recommend watching the…

Crypto & Corona

May 11th, 2020

The coronavirus crisis is catalysing socio-economic and technological trends that will accelerate crypto adoption. There’s no doubt that the coronavirus crisis has impacted cryptocurrency markets dramatically. I won’t forget being woken-up in the early hours of March 12th by a phone call informing me that the bitcoin market had just “broken”, following an unprecedented price…

May Market Outlook

May 8th, 2020

Sell in May and Go Away? Last month we published our first monthly market outlook with insights, analysis, and perspectives on crypto and the broader financial markets. We received a very positive response to the April Outlook and as we head into May we’re pleased to offer you our latest thoughts on a variety of topics,…

Announcing Blockchain.com’s new Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategy Officer

April 29th, 2020

At Blockchain.com we’re on a mission to build a financial system for the internet that empowers anyone in the world to control their money. Times of crisis put leaders to the test. Through the last few weeks of the incredible challenge, volatility, and truly unprecedented uncertainty, our globally-distributed leadership team has impressed me in their ability…

Going for Gold?

April 28th, 2020

A Research Primer on Gold-Backed Crypto Tokens The investment case for gold, an analysis of gold-backed tokens compared to other ways of owning gold, and gold vs bitcoin. Introduction With the current COVID-19 crisis, and unprecedented monetary and stimulus response, many investors have turned their attention towards hard assets such as bitcoin and gold. Over the last…

How to avoid crypto scams on social media

April 8th, 2020

Social media is a great way to connect with others, stay informed and express yourself. But like everything in life, there are those out there who will try to use it to their advantage. In the past few weeks, there’s been an increase in bad actors on social media, sometimes impersonating Blockchain.com accounts. We want…