Spencer Bogart is clamp boss of equity investigate for Needham Co. He assimilated a organisation in 2014 and now leads a investigate efforts on blockchain record and bitcoin while ancillary investigate on cloud program (SaaS) companies. ETF.com recently sat down with Bogart, a former ETF.com analyst, to get his take on all a critical developments in a bitcoin marketplace forward of a pivotal SEC preference on a Winklevoss ETF, approaching within a subsequent month.
ETF.com: Before we burst into some-more specifics, in a nutshell, how would we report what bitcoin is to a layperson?
Bogart: Bitcoin is peer-to-peer digital money that’s not released by any executive authority.
ETF.com: Tell us about a rarely expected preference that’s entrance from a SEC. What is it statute on and what are a contingency a statute will be positive?
Spencer: There’s a series of bitcoin ETFs that are going by a regulatory capitulation process. The one that’s been going by a routine a longest is a Winklevoss bitcoin ETF [Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust (COIN)]. That’s been going on for about 3 1/2, 4 years now.
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