10 Must Read Bitcoin and Blockchain Blogs and Webpages
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As bitcoin/blockchain technology is gaining much traction from the financial world and beyond, a number of dedicated online publications and blogs have emerged to share expert commentary and industry news.
Today, we’ve made a list of the top 10 bitcoin and blockchain online publications and blogs to follow to keep up with this fast-paced industry:
Founded in 2013 by serial entrepreneur Shakil Khan, CoinDesk is a news site focusing on bitcoin and digital currencies and undoubtedly one of the world’s leading blockchain-centric online publications.
CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world.
In January 2016, CoinDesk was acquired by Digital Currency Group.
is the oldest source of news, information and expert commentary on Bitcoin, the blockchain and the digital currency industry.
Founded in 2012 by Vitalik Buterin and Mihai Alisie, Bitcoin Magazine provides analysis, research, education, and thought leadership at the intersection of finance and technology.
Bitcoin Magazine was acquired by BTC Media in January 2015.
The LTB Network
The LTB Network is a publishing network created for content providers to present the ideas and people involved in the cryptocurrency world.
The publishing platform is built on token-controlled access technology developed by the team at Tokenly.com which allows contributors to be rewarded with LTBCoin, the official token of the network.
Founded by Adam B. Levine, The LTB Network started with the Let’s Talk Bitcoin podcast.
Brave New Coin
Based in Australia, Brave New Coin is a company that specializes in digital assets and market data.
The company operates a news portal that covers the digital currency and blockchain industry and has published a number of featured articles by renowned contributors such Chris Skinner.
(CCN) is an independent news source focusing on bitcoin, digital currencies and blockchain technology. It is a popular source of cryptocurrency news, with writings often cited in other mainstream and economic publications.
Founded in 2013 by Jonas Borchgrevink, CCN is part of PF Wetting, a company registered in Oslo, Norway, which also owns and operates Hacked, an online publication specializing in cryptography and IT security news.
Founded in October 2013, NewsBTC is an online publication covering cryptocurrency news, technical analysis and forecasts for bitcoin, litecoin, dash, doge and other digital currencies.
It is one of the fastest news services in the industry and has been mentioned in publications such as TechCrunch, CNN, Forbes, Business Insiders, and others.
AVC.com is the personal website of renowned American businessman, venture capitalist and blogger Fred Wilson.
Wilson, the co-founder of and a partner at Union Square Ventures and Flatiron Partners, has been blogging since 2003.
Ripple is without a doubt one of the hottest startups right now. Having raised over US$38 millions from the likes of Andreessen Horowitz, CME Group, IDG Capital Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners, the company has received a number of awards and distinctions for its groundbreaking distributed ledger technology that promises to allow banks and financial institutions clear and settle transactions in real-time via a distributed network.
The Ripple payments network and protocol has been adopted by a number of financial services firms and is being tested by a number of banks around the world including in Australia, Asia and Europe.
Its blog delivers company updates but also insights on the blockchain space and the impact of technology on the financial services industry.
MoneyBeat (The Wall Street Journal)
The Wall Street Journal’s MoneyBeat is a blog that provides analysis and news stories about the financial world.
Bitcoin and blockchain-related news and stories are predominantly covered by financial reporter Paul Vigna.
Vigna, along with former WSJ journalist Michael J. Casey, are the authors of “The Age of Cryptocurrency,” a publication released in early-2015 that explores the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
FT Alphaville (The Financial Times)
FT Alphaville is a free daily news and commentary service of the Financial Times. FT Alphaville has four core components: news and commentary, morning briefing notes, markets live and the Long Room, an exclusive comment and analysis arena.
Its “Bitcoinmania” section, led by financial journalist Izabella Kaminska, covers the latest news as well as the history of Bitcoin.