All posts by Nicholas Say

Nicholas Say was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He has traveled extensively, lived in Uruguay for many years, and currently resides in the Far East. His writing can be found all over the web, with special emphasis placed on realistic development, and the next generation of human technology.

Galaxy Digital

Mike Novogratz’s Crypto Merchant Bank Loses Big In First Quarter

Galaxy Digital Holdings (GDH) was designed to be the first crypto merchant bank. Unfortunately for Mike Novogratz's visionary project, falling crypto prices put a big hit of the value of GDH's assets in Q1 this year. Mark-to-market losses for GDH's...

/ July 30, 2018 / 0 Comments
Brad Sherman

Anti-Crypto Congressman Brad Sherman May Have Substantial Conflicts of Interest

Brad Sherman seems to be a fierce opponent of cryptocurrency. He recently made numerous public comments on cryptos, but they can all be summed up by this telling quote, “Cryptocurrency accomplishes nothing except facilitating terrorism, narcotics and tax evasions.” The...

/ July 25, 2018 / 0 Comments
Central Bank Digital Currencies

EU Parliament (ECON) Report Backs Central Bank Digital Currencies

The European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) released a study that was commissioned to investigate competition in fintech last week. One of the subjects that jumped out of the report was their stance on Central Bank Digital...

/ July 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Hong Kong HKMA Works With Ping An to Create Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), which is more or less the central bank for Hong Kong, just made a very interesting move. They announced they would be working with a group of the world's largest banks, in conjunction with...

/ July 17, 2018 / 1 Comment

Governments Around the World Look to Blockchain for Efficiency & Growth

Blockchain has become popular with lawmakers all over the world. The technology that was born as the backbone of Bitcoin is finding a home in numerous areas that aren't connected to cryptocurrencies. Despite some detractors who have spoken out to...

/ July 16, 2018 / 0 Comments