3iQ Research Group consolidates the top five cryptoasset stories of interest to investment advisors and our investors.

February 23 – March 3, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter ANNOUNCEMENT: The Bitcoin Fund: In-Kind Annual Redemptions Available

March 8, 2021 – The Bitcoin Fund announces an in-kind redemption feature, allowing unitholders to redeem units for bitcoin on annual redemptions. Please read the press release for more information.

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March 4 – March 9, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter ACQUISITION: PayPal Acquires Crypto Security Firm Curv for Nearly $200M

March 8, 2021 – PayPal’s purchase of Curv is part of the company’s larger crypto ambitions, which include working with central banks on digital currency. The deal is the latest sign of the payment giant’s growing crypto ambitions.

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March 4 – March 9, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter NFT AUCTION: Jack Dorsey is offering to sell the first tweet as an NFT & the highest bid is $2.5 Mn

March 6, 2021 – Crypto collectibles have exploded in popularity lately, with anyone from artists to rock bands minting their content. Twitter CEO appears to be offering to sell the very first tweet as a non-fungible token. The highest bid is $2.5 million!

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March 4 – March 9, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter NBA NFT: NBA’s Top Shot, a blockchain-based system generated over $230 Million

February 28, 2021 – People have spent more than $230 million buying and trading digital collectibles of NBA highlights. It’s creator Dapper Labs – an innovative Canadian blockchain focused startup, is using blockchain technology to create scarcity for digital assets.

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March 4 – March 9, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter RESEARCH: The Frustrating, Maddening, All-Consuming Bitcoin Energy Debate

March 5, 2021 – The Bitcoin energy debate rumbles on, seemingly without end. The question ultimately boils down not to the particulars of mining but rather the societal merit of non-state money.

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March 4 – March 9, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter INTERVIEW: Katherine Murray and 3iQ CEO, Fred Pye

March 8, 2021 – Katherine Murrray and Fred Pye talk about the increasing interest in bitcoin and major vehicles to invest in the digital asset. Fred also discusses merits of CEFs & ETFs and shares his views on the future of these funds.

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