Week in review: December 17, 2021 – ALT 5 CEO guest on podcast “Around The Coin”!

Written by Robby Ramos
on December 20, 2021

In this week’s newsletter:

  • Listen to ALT 5 CEO, Richard Groome discuss crypto adoption, the impact of economy and the water crisis on Around The Coin Podcast.
  • Elon Musk has announced that Tesla will accept Dogecoin for merchandise payments and “see how it goes.”
  • The rise of crypto and the future of payments… does this mean the end of cash?

Read our weekly round up below.

Episode 310: Richard Groome, CEO of ALT 5 Sigma

Around The Coin | December 16, 2021

In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Richard Groome, executive chairman, and CEO at ALT 5 Sigma. He leads the firm’s global business and support to clients worldwide including financial institutions, institutional investors, and corporate clients.

Dogecoin Rockets 20% After Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Use for Merch Payments

Decrypt | December 14, 2021

The Tesla CEO has a long and well-established relationship with meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin. In May of this year – around the same time he reversed course on Bitcoin – Musk said that Dogecoin could beat Bitcoin “hands down.”

The End Of Cash, The Rise Of Crypto And The Future Of Payments

Forbes | December 15, 2021

Payments evolve. Consumers adjust and quickly. We are in a growth window that should and will open up new opportunities over the next five years. Before any of our modern systems, there was the gold standard, where all money produced was backed by an equivalent amount of gold in our federal reserves.

Millennials and Gen Z Are Planning To Spend Thousands On Cryptocurrency, NFTs and Metaverse Land As Holiday Gifts

CNBC | December 15, 2021

Interest in digital assets surged this year, with the next generation of investors at the forefront. The value of the cryptocurrency market briefly surpassed $3 trillion in November, with top coins like bitcoin and ether hitting all-time highs.

Galaxy Digital Launches Bloomberg Galaxy Solana Index

TipRanks | December 15, 2021

Galaxy Digital Holdings (GLXY) announced Wednesday the launch of the Galaxy Solana Funds; passively managed funds that seek to track the performance of the new Bloomberg Galaxy Solana Index.

New Cryptocurrency Bill Advances to Senate in Brazil

Bitcoin.com | December 17, 2021

A new cryptocurrency bill was approved by the Chamber of Deputies of the Brazilian Congress last week, and is now awaiting review by the Senate for approval. The project, if approved, would introduce a central body to regulate all cryptocurrency brokerage activity – ostensibly the Central Bank of Brazil – and establish new penalties for crypto-related crimes.

Webcast Replay: Crypto Hacks and The Need For Cybersecurity

ALT 5 Sigma | December 10, 2021

The BEST WAY to discover the future of cryptocurrency platforms through leading industry experts.
Topics covered:

  • Hot and Cold Wallets
  • Ransomware
  • Smart contracts and Vulnerabilities
Robby Ramos

Robby Ramos

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