Central Bank Digital Currencies Are Perfect for Bitcoin, Barry Silbert Says

Bitcoin (BTC) will benefit from the issuance of its own cryptocurrencies by global central banks, claims the founder at the world’s biggest digital asset manager. Barry Silbert, founder, and CEO of digital currency asset manager Grayscale Investments and blockchain venture capital firm Digital Currency Group (DCG) reiterated its positive approach to Bitcoin in the new Grayscale Investor Call on Feb. 12. During the call titled The State of Digital Currencies, Silbert spoke about a number of important issues related to digital assets. Including the role of Bitcoin in the generational…

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Mastercard, Binance X & Ripple’s Xpring Join the Partnership with Blockchain Education

The Blockchain Education Alliance led by the MouseBelt bitcoin accelerator has recruited a number of notable new members. Ashlie Meredith, the university program director for MouseBelt Blockchain Accelerator, said on Feb. 11 that the new members include payment processing behemoth Mastercard, major crypto exchange innovation arm Binance, Binance X, Ripple’s Xpring accelerator and KuCoin cryptocurrency exchange. The alliance also joined smart contract platform NEO, internet-of-things startup IoTeX, blockchain security company Quantstamp and big data blockchain service Constellation Labs. The Blockchain Education Alliance seeks to support education and ensure that students…

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