With the pandemic starting to ease in the United States, many had expected a year of wild investments to slow. It hasn’t. Yet.
Its value is volatile. Its users aren’t as anonymous as they think. It might be a threat to the environment. And it could be exacerbating inequality.
Overall, nearly 7,000 investors lost $80 million in assorted cryptocurrency scams from October through March, according to a Federal Trade Commission report.
Created as a cryptocurrency parody in 2013, Dogecoin languished for years. Then, in 2021, it went absolutely wild. What have its holders learned?
It was once a parody — then he turned the cryptocurrency into his profit.
Glauber Contessoto went looking for something that could change his fortunes overnight. He found it in a joke cryptocurrency.
The much-discussed Tesla and SpaceX executive took a self-deprecating approach, telling viewers, “I’m pretty good at running human in emulation mode.”
Bitcoin and even Dogecoin, which began as a playful experiment, are soaring in value as billionaires, companies and celebrities promote the digital currencies.
Rethink Impact invests solely in tech start-ups founded by women, which accounted for just 4 percent of all venture deals in the first quarter.