Digital Currency Group Welcomes Dr. Tonya M. Evans to its Board of Directors

Esteemed legal and regulatory expert joins the company’s board to guide its next phase of growth

STAMFORD, CT, September 18, 2023 – Digital Currency Group today announced the appointment of its newest board member, Dr. Tonya M. Evans. Dr. Evans brings vast expertise across blockchain and digital assets, data, technology, and social justice to the position, and will help DCG scale and capitalize on future growth opportunities as the firm executes on its strategic vision.

“Tonya is a dynamic leader with extensive expertise in digital assets and blockchain technology,” said DCG Founder & CEO Barry Silbert. “She brings a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities that exist in our industry and is a proven thought leader in the field of technology and regulation. Tonya will be an invaluable asset to the leadership team at DCG as we pursue our long-term strategic goals – I look forward to working alongside her.”

“It is a privilege to join DCG’s Board of Directors and collaborate alongside some of the highest regarded leaders in the digital asset industry,” said Dr. Tonya Evans. “I’ve long admired DCG’s position as one of the most established companies operating in the space and am eager to help support the company’s path forward as it works to transform the incumbent financial system.”

Dr. Evans is a distinguished leader in the field of law and technology, as well as a fully-tenured professor at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law with a prestigious co-hire appointment to the Penn State Institute for Computational and Data Sciences. She is a regular keynote speaker, delivering presentations that explore the legal implications of new technologies for startups, entrepreneurs, and creatives and author of Digital Money Demystified. Dr. Evans has also won several awards, including recognition on the Forbes Over 50 Investments List and the Fastcase 50 list, for her accomplishments and involvement in numerous national and international boards and committees, specifically the World Economic Forum/Wharton DAO Project Series co-led by the WEF Crypto Impact and Sustainability Accelerator.

About Digital Currency Group

Founded in 2015 by Barry Silbert, Digital Currency Group is a global enterprise that builds, buys, and invests in blockchain companies all over the world. As the most active investor in the blockchain space, DCG sits at the epicenter of the blockchain industry, backing more than 200 companies in 35+ countries. In addition to its investment portfolio, DCG is the parent company of a number of subsidiaries including Grayscale Investments, CoinDesk, Foundry, and Luno.

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What the 2024 Halving is and What it Means for the Price of bitcoin

A lot of crypto curious investors on the sidelines have been itching to get back into the market and checking in to ask me two things: 1) is the current bear market finally over? and 2) why is bitcoin consistently going up with all of the economic uncertainty in the larger markets?

QTNA. Questions that need answers.

If you’re wondering the same things Tonya, this update will give you an answer, an opportunity and a secret that most inexperienced crypto investors don’t know (but should!).

Crypto is on the rise. And even conservative naysayers on CNBC have predicted that bitcoin will be one of the top five performing assets in 2023.

But why? Why is bitcoin on the rise and energizing the rest of the crypto ecosystem?

An Answer

Experts point to the Bitcoin Halving Season as a primary reason. This is something you definitely need to understand to maintain your first-mover advantage.

Three years ago today, the percentage increase in price from the halving to the height of the market was approximately 300% to 400% after the May 11, 2020 halving! Historically, with each halving event, the price of bitcoin saw an upward trend.

The halving happens approximately every four years. And the next one happens in 2024.

Are you ready to ride the wave to the top in the next bull run?

It’s a historical fact that when the availability of newly minted bitcoins goes down, the price goes up. So think of all the gains you’ll never enjoy if you miss the next wave by watching others win from the sidelines.

Your future is in your hands. And one huge obstacle separating you from winning in the next bull run is the right opportunity to learn so you can earn.

But you’re in luck.

An Opportunity

As a tenured professor and well respected crypto education expert, I’ve empowered thousands of students and investors to learn and earn safely, legally, and confidently in the digital cash economy.

In three life-changing sessions, I can do the same for you! Join the Ready? Wallet. LAUNCH! Challenge and let’s grow!

A secret

Here’s a secret. If you choose not to learn how to invest in crypto safely, legally and confidently right now, you’ll miss out on critical wealth-building opportunities, including:

  • Potential for high returns
  • Opportunities to Diversify
  • A solid foundation to build on toward retirement

Together in the Challenge, we’ll thoroughly cover the risks, rewards and discover your path for future of wealth success.

I’ve done the heavy lifting so you don’t have to. You can do this. I can help.

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About Professor Evans: Tonya M. Evans is a crypto policy and education expert and full tenured professor at Penn State Dickinson Law with a Co-Hire appointment at the Penn State Institute for Computational and Data Science. She is also author of Digital Money Demystified, host of the Tech Intersect podcast, and founder and CEO of Advantage Evans Academy.

Will Fear Keep You From The Future of Fortune in the Digital Economy?

Investing in cryptocurrency can be daunting, especially if you’ve had a negative experience in the last year with the pandemic-led global financial crisis and crypto market crash.

This latest price correction wasn’t my first “crypto winter”. In fact, my best financial wins came after price pullbacks when the market restructured and recovered. That’s because wealth is created in down markets and realized when markets return. “Buy low, sell high” is an investment first principle that has made a lot of informed investors rich when they built a foundation based on facts, not fear.

If you rushed into the market without all the facts in a fear of missing out frenzy, you are not alone. When the value of the crypto asset industry took a nosedive in 2022 maybe you quickly sold your holdings because of a fear of losing out. Lots of nervous new investors did that, too. But folks are starting to buy again to get the return they missed out on when they were sitting on the sidelines.

But now that bitcoin has increased in value from $16K in December 2022 to over $28K this month (a 64% positive change!), Ethereum and other blue-chip cryptocurrencies are up, and CNBC recently reported that analysts predict the crypto winter is over and bitcoin could hit $100,000 by the end of 2024, now you’re faced with yet another fear: fear of getting (back) in.

See a theme here? Every move was motivated by fear: an emotional response to a perceived threat.

Here’s the thing about fear …

“Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.”

This quote from Warren Buffett’s 2003 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders highlights the importance of taking advantage of market conditions while objectively managing risks. But you can’t take advantage of market conditions to prepare an emotion-proof wealth-building plan without the right information and a solid future of wealth foundation.

Long-term wins are never created with fear-based emotions or false evidence appearing real (F.E.A.R.). It requires the calm, confidence and courage that comes with the right coach, community, and content.

That’s where I can help!

I created a quick start bundle of tools and resources to help you get off the sidelines and back into the game. Because you have to be in it to win it.

If you believe in the power and promise of cryptocurrencies as a vital part of your investment portfolio growth but lost money in the market and fell victim to fear, the Digital Money DemystifiedBundle is the perfect spark to jumpstart your journey so you can create money-making momentum quickly and easily.

When I kick off my pre-launch book tour for Digital Money Demystified, the DMD Resource Bundle will be sold as a web-based companion to the book starting at $497.

You can access it now for only $47 (a $450 savings!).

See Inside the Bundle!

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Financial Freedom Futurist™ and Penn State Dickinson Law professor, Dr. Tonya M. Evans, is the author of Digital Money Demystified, the essential myth-busting guide that empowers the crypto-curious to be crypto-confident and includes an empowering and informative step-by-step guide to go From Cash to Crypto®, safely, legally, and confidently.