Paypal’s potential entry into the cryptocurrency market by offering the buying and selling of BTC on their mobile app and platform with their 325 million active users, could drive a 12k+ price rally with BTC.

Paypal already plays in the cryptocurrency space a little by allowing the withdrawal of funds through their app with crypto exchanges like Coinbase.

By giving its 325 million active users cryptocurrency wallet functionality to buy, sell, hold, and transfer crypto in an app they are already familiar with, Paypal will drive massive, compounding incremental volume into the market. This influx of capacity from new crypto users will need to be supported by proper liquidity and infrastructure within the major crypto exchanges. Crypto Market Marketing and Crypto Liquidity Providers are more important than ever to this rapidly maturing capital market, which has and continues to explode in regards to it’s volume. …


In order for any trade to happen, we need a buyer, a seller, and their agreement on the SAME price. However, anyone would want to buy low and sell high. In a market like real estate, people often negotiate and hopefully reach an agreement at the end. While in electronic trading, either stock or currency, traders never meet the one from the other side of the deal, they simply submit orders to exchanges and wait for them to be executed.

Market Makers make executions happen

Ask (seller order) and Bid (buyer order) prices will not always match with each other, especially when there are few traders for the instrument, and price expectations between buyers and sellers are largely different from each other. The difference between the best bid and best ask price is called the spread — as long as it is positive, no orders could be executed, therefore no liquidity in the market. That is when market makers come in. Market makers buy the financial instrument from the sellers, turn around and sell that share to the buyers, both at the seller’s and buyer’s desired prices. Market makers constantly post their own asks and bids, make the spread, and match any incoming orders. Market makers are literally making the market. They bear the risk of any price movement to provide liquidity and earn profits through arbitraging among different markets and instruments. With the existence of the market maker, brokers and exchanges are able to execute hundreds and thousands of orders within moments, creating a dynamic market with high liquidity. …


For years, there have been dramas regarding the relationship between the institutional world and digital assets. Large institutions have historically been skeptical about cryptocurrency, but recently we see keen institutional interest in this new asset class.

The Surge in Institutional Investment in Crypto Funds

According to Grayscale Investment’s Q1 2020 report, they had $2.2 billion in assets under management (AUM), and 88% of those came from institutional investors and significant hedge funds. Resulting in the most substantial quarterly rise in Grayscale history, raising $503.7 million just in the first quarter of 2020. With the market crash due to COVID-19, the fast recovery of Bitcoin price strengthens the gold narrative of Bitcoin and its ability to become a hedge, which could become a lure to institutional investors looking to include digital assets in their portfolio. From 2018 to 2020, Grayscale’s AUM nearly ten-folded from $248 million to $2.2 billion, while institutional investments went from 56% to 88%. Meaning that within less than one and a half years, there was nearly a $1.8 …


$10,000 remains the ever elusive price for Bitcoin in 2020, an asset which less than 3 years ago boasted its peak price of $19,783 has once again soared past the $9000 mark with many people and publications boasting for a potential bull run up to and beyond $10,000.

This week, it has been widely reported that the resistance level around $9300 possesses significant enough liquidity for the price to push through and continue to grow. Throughout Thursday, BTC made this movement, reaching a high of $9624. …


There is plenty of speculation on what to expect from BTC, in terms of pricing and how the current economic conditions will impact us.

Recently, it was reported that “With a second stimulus check handout on the way, less than 1% of the $478 billion in cash is needed to buy up the entire year’s Bitcoin supply.” …


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The reward for the verification of a BTC block is halved roughly every 4 years in an event known as the Halving, or the Halvening in some circles, The halving of the reward from the original size of 50 BTC is offset for miners as the price of bitcoin has risen considerably since the verification of the original ‘Genesis Block’ in January 2009. With the latest halving, the reward for miners is now 6.25 BTC. By 2040 it is estimated that all 21million bitcoins will have been verified and as such the halving will also cease.

The Halving is a vital part of bitcoin’s design and is meant to control the cryptocurrency’s supply and creates a similar effect to Quantitative Easing. There were 1,800 new coins produced each day and now only about 900 will be generated each day. Which means the price should increase gradually. …


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WHY SEAQUAKE

All asset classes struggle with a lack of liquidity, which prevents orders from being executed, causing traders to lose money and exchanges exorbitant amounts of revenue. This issue of poor execution and unfulfilled orders has been addressed for every asset class, besides crypto, by a plethora of third-party-providers. To the extent that 3rd party providers fulfill over 65% of the equities’ daily volume.

3rd party providers offer services such as High-Frequency Trading “HFT” and Straight-through-Processing “STP’. In the past, Jane Street, GTS, Citadel, and Cantor Fitzgerald have assisted with liquidity and market-making in traditional asset classes. …


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There’s a good reason cryptocurrency investors act more like diehard fans than numbers-obsessed investors. Cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology that enables it hold so much more than the potential for wealth. They promise a new future, untethered by the constraints of existing financial markets and out of the control of centralized institutions. In short: cryptocurrencies put money and the concept of its value back in the hands of the people.

The club-like atmosphere surrounding cryptocoin investment stems from its grassroots creation. …


From smart mobility to 5G to preventative medicine, the upcoming year 2020 will see major trends driving worldwide growth over the next years. A significant shift will occur in the global balance of economic power. Companies and digital asset exchanges will look for more advanced platforms and technology to enhance their productivity and efficiency. So the platforms like will continue to flourish, as they provide companies with innovative solutions to meet their modern-day business requirements.

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Seaquake is a team of creative minds dedicated to stabilizing the digital assets market using proven technologies to modernize fragmented infrastructure and offer efficiencies in the market. The Seaquake platform achieves this using their core engine called Orbis, which allows increased volume, stability and liquidity for partner digital-asset exchanges. …


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Seaquake is a team of creative minds dedicated to stabilizing the digital assets market using proven technologies to modernize fragmented infrastructure and offer efficiencies in the market. The Seaquake platform achieves this using their core engine called Orbis, which allows increased volume, stability and liquidity for partner digital-asset exchanges.

The team is comprised of industry veterans from UBS, ICAP, Paypal and Citadel; Andrew Katz, Dylan Knight, Matthew Krueger, and Daniel Large.

What sets Seaquake apart from the rest is that it offers comprehensive data capture, access to fair pricing, low latency execution, transparency and stability, improved liquidity and lower manipulation risk. …

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