Regulation of Virtual Currencies in Europe

The EBA recently released a 46-page Opinion on behalf of Europe’s banking super-regulator, the European Banking Authority, called for the regulation of virtual currencies in the European Union. They recommended that virtual currencies like Bitcoin should be regulated. Regulating a virtual currency like Bitcoin would require some kind of central control and centralise what was…


Irish Central Banker slams #Bitcoin at #BitFin Dublin

I was invited to speak on Alternative Finance Investing at BitFin in Dublin this week and right before my panel talk, Gareth Murphy, Director of Markets Central Bank of Ireland, was discussing Bitcoin regulations. Gareth Murphy Director of Markets Central Bank of Ireland discussing #bitcoin regulations at #BitFin — Simon Dixon (@SimonDixonTwitt) July 3,…

Invest like a girl

Invest like a girl #LikeAGirl

Angel investing seems to have crowded women out of early stage investing in private companies and Equity CrowdFunding has crowded women into investing. As a founding member of the UK CrowdFunding Association and the co-founder of Equity CrowdFunding platform, co-founded by female entrepreneur Bliss Dixon, we have noticed some interesting trends about female investors.…

Swarm BankToTheFuture Equity CrowdFunding Crypto

Swarm & BankToTheFuture on Keiser Report – Equity CrowdFunding

My recent guest appearance on Keiser Report discussing Equity CrowdFunding with Swarm #KeiserReport interviews @SwarmCorp's Joel Dietz & @SimonDixonTwitt about the future of cryptofinance innovation. — Stacy Herbert (@stacyherbert) July 3, 2014 We ask, “What financial system ever existed a century and a half without a rebellion? And what banking system can preserve it’s…


I’m at #BitFin Dublin today with @BankToTheFuture discussing alternative finance investing

We are in Dublin today at #BitFin discussing #crowdfunding and investing. @SimonDixonTwitt speaking on investing — BankToTheFuture (@BankToTheFuture) July 3, 2014 My question at #BitFin Could entrepreneurs use #Bitcoin to turn banks into fax machines? Or will banks adopt it? — Simon Dixon (@SimonDixonTwitt) July 3, 2014 .@niccary talking "What is Bitcoin?" He,…

The truth about banking

First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident – Banks Create Money

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. — Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (1788 – 1860)   Over the yeses It has been an unbelievable journey presenting all around the world on the truth about banking. But we recently reached a turning point.…