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Insight: Market Volatility & Recession
Lightning Capital GP, Jock Percy, PhD-Economics, discusses recent market volatility and examines the driving forces behind the current environment. In such markets, he reminds us that patience and discipline are essential.
Press

Bitcoin
Hedge Fund
Crypto Hedge Fund Launching Market-Neutral Strategy to Meet Investor Demand, Sources Say
The firm’s flagship vehicle employs a directional strategy that is prone to more volatility
Podcast

Bitcoin
Web3
Web 3.0, Crypto and the Internet of Things with Charles Hwang and Jason Albanese
Welcome to Jon Gordon’s Positive University podcast. Jon is joined by Charles Hwang and Jason Albanese of . This is a future focused discussion about Web 3.0, crypto and the internet of things. It's about what's coming and how new technologies a…
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Bitcoin
cryptocurrency
Ethereum
Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business Crypto Webinar with Lightning Capital CIO Charles Hwang
ZICKLIN TALKS BUSINESS - Webinar Series Please join Dean Fenwick Huss, Larry Zicklin, faculty members, and special guests for these webinars, featuring business executives and faculty discussing current business topics. This webinar series is offered by the Office of Executive Programs.
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Bitcoin
Building the Payment Layer of the Internet with Bitcoin: A Fireside Chat with Elizabeth Stark of Lightning Labs
Lightning Labs is building the native payment layer of the internet with bitcoin. Twitter Co-founder Jack Dorsey has invested in Lightning Labs. Please join NYCIGF@Baruch for a fireside chat with Elizabeth Stark, CEO and Co-Founder of Lightning Labs and Zicklin Adjunct Professor Charles Hwang.
Press

Bitcoin
cryptocurrency
Hedge Fund
US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase makes stock market debut
The digital currency boom has boosted the Coinbase trading platform to stunning heights. On Wednesday it made its debut on the Nasdaq, becoming the first major cryptocurrency company to go public in the US.
Event

Bitcoin
How to Navigate the Future of Cryptocurrency with Charles Hwang
Ivy is trilled to host Charles Hwang, Managing Partner at Lighting Capital, Baruch College Professor teaching Blockchain and Cryptoasset Applications, and expert in cryptoassets!
Press

Ethereum
Kyber Overhauled its Protocol and Token Holders Love It
Kyber is launching a so-called “DMM” or an automated Dynamic Market Maker – allowing for permissionless liquidity contribution. Kyber DMM’s Programmable Pricing Curves allows liquidity pool creators to customize the pricing curve.
Research

Bitcoin
Cardano
Ethereum
Get Rid of Your 529 Plan, Open a Coverdell
Original research piece by Lightning Capital’s Charles Hwang. As university costs increase at an average inflation rate of 8% a year, how does someone try to save for a college degree? Many financial advisors and journalists preach the importance of opening a state 529 plan. However, how many parents are actually fully funding these plans to pay for all four years? I’ll explain the drawbacks of the 529 plan further and why I started the Coverdell Education Savings Account when my kids were born. I consider it superior to the 529 plan in several ways, IF it is done right.
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Ethereum
Baruch Talk on Bitcoin Halving Event by Lightning Capital's Charles Hwang
Is bitcoin a good hedge against inflation? What is the bitcoin halving event and how does this affect bitcoin's price? Baruch alumnus and adjunct professor Charles Hwang of Lightning Capital will discuss how the current pandemic could accelerate the adoption of bitcoin, why bitcoin is still not dead, and what types of disruption may be primed to hit the financial system.