Hugo Zheng, manager of ixFintech, shows how to use a pre-provided paper wallet and QR code to buy bitcoin at a shop in Kennedy Town on February 8. Photo: Felix Wong Hugo Zheng, manager of ixFintech, shows how to use a pre-provided paper wallet and QR code to buy bitcoin at a shop in Kennedy Town on February 8. Photo: Felix Wong
Hugo Zheng, manager of ixFintech, shows how to use a pre-provided paper wallet and QR code to buy bitcoin at a shop in Kennedy Town on February 8. Photo: Felix Wong
Ben Caselin
Opinion

Opinion

Ben Caselin

How bitcoin offers GameStop investors freedom from Wall Street tyranny

  • The GameStop frenzy was not about balance sheets and cash flow but rather identity, community, financial agency and demanding a fair and free marketplace
  • Bitcoin and the space it represents appeal to a new generation for whom the web signifies agency without borders, and institutional investors are going long

Hugo Zheng, manager of ixFintech, shows how to use a pre-provided paper wallet and QR code to buy bitcoin at a shop in Kennedy Town on February 8. Photo: Felix Wong Hugo Zheng, manager of ixFintech, shows how to use a pre-provided paper wallet and QR code to buy bitcoin at a shop in Kennedy Town on February 8. Photo: Felix Wong
Hugo Zheng, manager of ixFintech, shows how to use a pre-provided paper wallet and QR code to buy bitcoin at a shop in Kennedy Town on February 8. Photo: Felix Wong
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Ben Caselin

Ben Caselin

Ben Caselin is head of research and strategy at AAX, the first cryptocurrency exchange to be powered by London Stock Exchange Group’s LSEG Technology