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    September 27, 2021

    As digital assets prices struggle through a typically volatile September, 4 of the top 5 best-performing digital assets have been smart contract protocols.

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    Digital Assets

    September 14, 2021

    Dispatch from El Salvador’s Bitcoin Beach: The ESG View

    by Matthew Sigel, Head of Digital Assets Research

    Here are on-the-ground updates from El Salvador as the country rolls out Bitcoin as legal tender.

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    Digital Assets

    September 03, 2021

    Ethereum Futures React to NFT “Jpeg Economy”

    by Matthew Sigel, Head of Digital Assets Research

    The growth of the NFT market to rival the global art and antiques market helps validate the institutional appeal of Ethereum.

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    Digital Assets

    August 10, 2021

    Ethereum Competitors and the Race to Innovate

    by Matthew Sigel, Head of Digital Assets Research

    Ethereum's new pricing model is a major step forward in transparency and economic inclusivity. However, without capacity increases, the door may be open for competing smart contract protocols.

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    Digital Assets

    July 26, 2021

    Understanding the world of bitcoin can be intimidating, largely in part to it having its own language. This year we decided to produce a special podcast series, dedicated to bitcoin education.

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    Digital Assets

    July 13, 2021

    Is Crypto Still Deflationary?

    by Matthew Sigel, Head of Digital Assets Research

    We explore the role of decentralized applications in addressing demand for cheaper payments and the disinflationary tug of blockchain platforms.

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    Digital Assets

    July 07, 2021

    Q&A: The Bull and Bear Case for Ethereum

    by Matthew Sigel, Head of Digital Assets Research

    Following a recent webinar on the bull and bear case for Ethereum, we answer several of the most pressing questions that we did not have time to address live.

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    Digital Assets

    June 17, 2021

    Tracking Sovereign Adoption of Bitcoin: A Potential Tipping Point?

    by Matthew Sigel, Head of Digital Assets Research

    Following El Salvador's announcement to partially de-dollarize itself by accepting bitcoin, Matthew Sigel, Head of Digital Assets Research for VanEck, examines the potential for broader sovereign adoption.

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    Digital Assets

    June 07, 2021

    Dispatch from the Bitcoin Conference: Meet the Other Maximalists

    by Matthew Sigel, Head of Digital Assets Research

    Here are some highlights from the recent Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami.

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    Digital Assets

    June 03, 2021

    Ethereum: Crypto’s Evolutionary Platform

    by Martijn Rozemuller, CEO – Europe

    The Ethereum platform is establishing itself as the place where a range of old-world sectors are discovering, through trial and error, where they fit in the new digital world.

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