Tag: Vinny Lingham

Vinny Lingham Forecasts Bitcoin Price for Two Months Trading Between $3,000 and $5,000

BITCOIN, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY
Vinny Lingham, CEO of blockchain identity platform Civic, has revised down his short-term Bitcoin (BTC) price prediction on Jan. 11, telling financial news network Cheddar that the cryptocurrency could fall below $3,000.In an interview, Lingham, who had previously forecast BTC/USD to trade between $3,000 and $6,000 in the coming months, said the market would either “breakout or breakdown.”“The reality is it’ll probably trade sideways between $3,000 and $5,000 for another month or two while it’s trying to find which way to go,” he said, adding:“When it finds that direction, there’ll be a breakout or a breakdown.”Lingham was speaking after Bitcoin lost its support at $4,000 to drop around $250 in a matter of minutes on Thursday.The renewed volatility had followed several days of flat movemen
CivicKey CEO on Bitcoin Price: “Good Chance We’re Going to Retest $3,000”

CivicKey CEO on Bitcoin Price: “Good Chance We’re Going to Retest $3,000”

BITCOIN, NEWSBTC
The co-founder of blockchain-based identity management platform CivicKey has weighed in about the current state of the cryptocurrency markets. Amongst other things, Vinny Lingham stated that he feels the Bitcoin price will retest the $3,000 level in the near future.The South American internet entrepreneur also explained how his own startup had managed to weather the dramatic plunge in cryptocurrency prices better than many of its peers.Moving to Cash Helped Civic Stay Afloat Despite Falling Bitcoin PriceIn an interview with financial news streaming network Cheddar, Vinny Lingham has spoken about his short-term outlook for the Bitcoin price. The CEO and co-founder of the blockchain identity protection firm CivicKey told presenters that a $3,000 was to be expected in the coming weeks. He wen...
Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 26—Dec. 2: Satoshi Makes a New Friend, Buterin Gets Negative Over Centralized Blockchains

Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 26—Dec. 2: Satoshi Makes a New Friend, Buterin Gets Negative Over Centralized Blockchains

BITCOIN, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, ETHEREUM
Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekNasdaq Notes Bitcoin Futures Could Launch in Quarter 1 2019, Bloomberg ReportsMajor U.S. stock exchange Nasdaq still intends to launch Bitcoin futures, and may do so in the first quarter of 2019, according to “two people familiar with the matter.” Speaking to Bloomberg this week, the two unnamed sources note that Nasdaq has been “working to satisfy the concerns of the U.S.’s main swaps regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission [CFTC], before launching the contracts.” Later in the week, it was rev
Crypto Exec: Bitcoin Will Remain Under $5,000 For At Least Six Months

Crypto Exec: Bitcoin Will Remain Under $5,000 For At Least Six Months

BITCOIN, CRYPTOCURRENCY, NEWSBTC
Although the crypto industry has its fair share of over-ardent speculators, many of which are blinded by visions of grandeur, high ceilings, and chandeliers, others in this nascent line of business have erred on the side of caution. One such skeptical optimist, known for his intriguing, yet controversial statements, has even claimed that Bitcoin won’t see a breakout until 2019 at the earliest.Civic CEO Not Sold On Short-Term Bitcoin BullishnessThis soothsayer in question is Vinny Lingham, who CNBC recently dubbed the “Oracle of Bitcoin” during a recent installment of Fast Money. Lingham, CEO of blockchain-centric identity ecosystem Civic, cut out some time to speak to Fast Money’s panel on Monday, discussing how he expects for the crypto market to progress.Winter is coming for #crypto! The
Civic CEO: Bitcoin to Trade Range-Bound for ‘Three to Six Months’

Civic CEO: Bitcoin to Trade Range-Bound for ‘Three to Six Months’

BITCOIN, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY
Vinny Lingham, the CEO of identity management startup Civic, said in an interview with CNBC Nov. 26 that the Bitcoin (BTC) price will remain range-bound for several months, while it could break down of the $3,000 mark.Speaking on CNBC’s “Fast Money,” Lingham suggested that Bitcoin trading will be range-bound between $3,000 and $5,000 for at least three to six months. Lingham expressed doubts about whether the BTC price will break down of the support level at $3,000 since there is “a lot of buying in the short term around that mark.”However, Lingham stressed that “if we do not get out of the crypto sort of bear market cycle in the next three to six months, that $3,000 level could go.”Lingham also said that it is “a bit too risky” to buy BTC at its current point, also adding that with high r
Vinny Lingham bets Ronnie Moas $20k that bitcoin won’t hit $28K by 2019’s end

Vinny Lingham bets Ronnie Moas $20k that bitcoin won’t hit $28K by 2019’s end

BITCOIN, CRYPTOCURRENCY
Posted On 20 Nov 2018By : Tabish FarazTag: $20k, $28k, 2019, Adam Williams, Bad Crypto Podcast, Bet, Bitcoin, Joel Comm, Ronnie Moas, Vinny Lingham, World Crypto ConCivic.com co-founder and CEO Vinny Lingham On the first-ever World Crypto Con’s final day earlier this month, Civic.com co-founder and CEO Vinny Lingham betted Standpoint Research founder and director Ronnie Moas $20,000 that bitcoin’s price will not hit $28,000 on a “reputable exchange” by the time 2019 ends.The bet’s loser has to donate the amount to FreeRoss.org; a group of family, friends and supporters working to provide legal assistance to Ross Ulbricht to try to have his lie sentence for his role in anonymous marketplace SilkRoad mitigated. The bet was made on the Bad Crypto Podcast LIVE stage show that was conducted at
Civic CEO Bets Ronnie Moas Bitcoin Won’t Hit $28,000 by 2019

Civic CEO Bets Ronnie Moas Bitcoin Won’t Hit $28,000 by 2019

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The co-founder and CEO of Civic has bet Ronnie Moas that Bitcoin won’t hit $28,000 by the end of 2019 on a “reputable exchange.” The loser will donate $20,000 to the charity FreeRoss.org.Will It or Won’t It?Bitcoin bull Moas, founder and director of Standpoint Research, took Vinny Lingham up on his bet on the last day of World Crypto Con in Las Vegas.As the first-ever World Crypto Con, the event attracted thousands of attendees, more than 100 exhibitors, and over 75 speakers. Some names present included Charlie Lee, founder of Litecoin; Charlie Shrem; and Brock Pierce.And what better way to end the conference in Sin City, famous for its 24-hour casinos, than with a bet?The bet was a surprise that was aired during the live BAD Crypto Podcast on stage. Joel Comm, co-host of the Bad Crypto Po
Blockchain Investor Vinny Lingham: ‘Bitcoin Threatens Gov’ts’ Ability to Make Money’

Blockchain Investor Vinny Lingham: ‘Bitcoin Threatens Gov’ts’ Ability to Make Money’

BLOCKCHAIN, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY
Bockhain entrepreneur and industry advisor Vinny Lingham told Cointelegraph in an interview Oct. 21 that cryptocurrency prices will surge again, but it will take some time.Speaking with CT during the Money20/20 conference Sunday, Lingham – also the CEO of Blockchain identity startup Civic – stated that cryptocurrency markets need time to regain previous volumes, arguing that the market’s priorities have shifted: “Now the world is waiting for utility, when people will actually start to use the cryptocurrencies.”Lingham also said that governments globally are poised to push back against Bitcoin (BTC), as “it threatens their ability to make money.”The investor also added that central bank-issued cryptocurrencies are imminent:“Every country will issue their own cryptocurrencies. Many countries
Another Bitcoin Bubble Predicted by Vinny Lingham

Another Bitcoin Bubble Predicted by Vinny Lingham

BITCOIN
The blockchain entrepreneur and CEO of Civic expressed his opinion on a possible Bitcoin bubble while speaking at a blockchain event in South Africa.Civic Co-Founder Talks About the IndustryVinny Lingham, the co-founder and CEO of Civic, a blockchain company focused on identity security and protection, has predicted another bubble for Bitcoin. He made this observation while speaking at a blockchain event in Johannesburg earlier this week.The “Chain Reaction” event was organized by the Blockchain Entrepreneurs Club South Africa (BECSA). The speakers also included Monero lead maintainer Riccardo Spagni and the Luno country manager for South Africa, Marius Reitz.Lingham spoke about the state of blockchain projects, hurdles to adoption, as well as the cryptocurrency market. Lingham, a South Af
Civic to Spend $43 Million In Tokens In Aggressive User Expansion

Civic to Spend $43 Million In Tokens In Aggressive User Expansion

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Like all crypto projects, Civic, the pioneering blockchain-powered identity startup, needs people, lots of people, using its platform. And, according to Civic founder Vinny Lingham, while the technology is all in place for the system to work, it's this network of users that the company is still struggling to achieve. In an effort to spur this adoption, Civic announced Wednesday that it will be paying for all identity checks for users and business partners from now until the end of the year. Well, at least, $43 million worth. All told, Civic is allocating 333 million of its total 1 billion supply of CVC tokens, a third of which it sold for $33 million in an initial coin offering (ICO) in June 2017. The tokens will be transferred to Civic to pay for the cost of the identity checks, serving t