Discover the top news in crypto for the week!
Crypto mining is moving into a greener state while more countries and cities are embracing crypto and blockchain technology. Meanwhile, more investment vehicles around bitcoin are available for investors. Find out the top 5 crypto news of this week.
The Crypto Explorer podcast: NFTs as a luxury standard
A new Crypto Explorer podcast is live. In this episode, Sygnum’s Aliya Das Gupta and Elena Baltaga talked with Kelly Vero, the Chief Metaverse Officer at Aequaland. The NFT emergence is coming, and Sygnum wanted to explore more about the current state of the NFT industry, where it is heading, and what tokenization in luxury offers to brands and investors. Discover more on the latest edition of The Crypto Explorer podcast! Read more
Sustainable energy usage for BTC mining grows nearly 60 percent in a year
The crypto industry is moving towards a greener state with a higher share of renewable energies. A new report by the Bitcoin Mining Council (BMC) reflects this effort by showing that the companies in the sector grew their share of green energy sources to 59 percent. The companies in the BMC represent 50 percent of the Bitcoin network and have significantly improved their green energy profile in 2021. Read more
Digital Nugget: Crypto yield trumps high-yield debt
This week’s Sygnum Digital Nugget covers the topic of generating income in the crypto market. The yields available in the crypto market offer higher returns with lower risk than high-yield bonds. Discover more about the relative risks being compared to each other and more.
Crypto boom opens door to a new class of landlords
Tokenization is opening the door for more investors, from art to real estate. Currently, new crypto startups are launching tokenized assets for investors to bet on real estate rentals. Digital tokens based on rental properties are available for investors worldwide, shifting the concept of landlords and opening up this asset class. The tokenization trend is changing real estate further, with joint sales of the physical property and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). Read more
Macron discusses EU regulation, Web 3, French startups, and innovation: report
Emmanuel Macron won the latest French Presidential elections. What does his re-election mean for crypto in France and Europe? In a recent report, Macron covered how he plans to foster innovation in the financial sector, promote Metaverse and Web 3, and boost tech companies to create more unicorns in Europe. He wants to ‘ensure that European players master the technological building blocks associated with Web 3 and the Metaverse.’ Read more
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