• Dr. Satoshi or: How I Learned to Double (Risk-Adjusted) ROI and Love the Bitcoin

    A mere 1% allocation to crypto assets over the past few years could have nearly doubled your investment portfolio’s overall, risk-adjusted return. You’ll have to forgive me, but I feel this is so important that I would like to repeat myself so everyone may comprehend the gravity of such a statement… A 1% allocation of […]

  • ICONIC HOLDING CLOSES ITS SERIES A FINANCING ROUND

    Frankfurt, July 16, 2020 —  Iconic Holding (“Iconic”) is pleased to announce the closing of its Series A financing round. The final tranche of the investment round was led by Titania Investment Group, with existing shareholders FinLab AG, High-Tech Gründerfonds and Cryptology Asset Group all participating. The overall fundraise from the issuance of preferred shares […]

  • Becoming Blockchain Educated in 4 Simple Ways

    Many people hear the word ‘blockchain’ and think of it as nothing more than a buzzword. Most have heard of it, but significantly less have an idea about what blockchain is. Misuse of the word also adds to the confusion, with some start-ups unduly adding the word ‘blockchain’ into their company mission statement and to […]

  • Using Blockchain Because They Care about an Equalizing Economy

    CryptoScout by Eleanor Haas   Celsius Network is a mobile app that functions like a crypto bank — receives crypto deposits, pays interest on crypto and makes loans collateralized by crypto. It became profitable in less than two years, an admirable achievement. But there’s more. Celsius set out to speed crypto adoption and then, by promising always […]

  • Iconic Funds Holds a Private Workshop for Members of the Gibraltar Fund & Investment Association

    Iconic Funds has successfully led many complimentary, in-house workshops for family offices and financial institutions who are ready to learn more about blockchain and the crypto asset ecosystem. In response to Covid-19, Iconic launched the online version of the educational workshops, entitled “Before Investing in Crypto”. On 15th May 2020, Iconic conducted a free 2-hour […]

  • Why Financial Institutions should be Educated about Cryptocurrencies

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  • 50 Bitcoin Facts

    Over the last month or so there has been a surge of interest around Bitcoin and various other cryptocurrencies. I do not believe this is due to any single, specific reason, but it could be because many believe the perfect storm for Bitcoin is brewing in 2020. You can learn more about that on our […]

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Crypto Investing

      The most frequently asked question I get from people with a new interest in crypto and blockchain technology is how to get investment exposure to the asset class. In this article, I’m going to tell you what options are out there, what, from my view, the respective pros and cons of each are, and, […]

  • Why now is the time to educate yourself on the blockchain and crypto-asset ecosystem before investing in cryptocurrencies

    There is a lot of misinformation in the public domain around cryptocurrencies. That, combined, with an, as yet, largely unregulated industry, makes financial institutions and savvy investors, a little nervous when investing into cryptocurrencies. Understandably so. Any prudent investor should understand and have an interest in the assets that form part of his or her […]

  • Bitcoin’s Perfect Storm

    The perfect storm is brewing for Bitcoin.   A pandemic has struck in the form of COVID-19, grinding the global economy to a halt. Politicians are desperately scrambling to enact legislation to protect their constituents as corporate CEOs jockey for the position of being the first constituent in line for their bailout. Unprecedented payments are […]