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Matthew Mellon, Billionaire Banking Heir Leaves a Crypto Legacy

  by David Drake Banking heir and cryptocurrency bigwig billionaire, Matthew Mellon, passed away on April 16th, in Mexico. The cryptocurrency landscape will never be the same again with his passing. When the industry was just starting and investors were hard to get, he invested $2 million in cryptocurrencies. That investment move encouraged other investors to follow suit, and brought him $1 billion in profits. My family office continues to work with his family and bank. We deeply mourn his demise,  and feel the impact in a big way. As we reflect the role that Mellon played in the cryptocurrency space, colleagues in the industry identify various contributions that he made to the industry. Here are 3 reasons why he will forever be an icon in the cryptocurrency market: Crypto Mainstreaming The confidence with which Matthew Mellon approached the cryptocurrency industry paved the way for adoption and possible mainstreaming across ... Read More »

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