Author: Alex Lielacher

Hedge Funds Investing in Bitcoin: The List

Hedge Funds Investing in Bitcoin: The List

When bitcoin first emerged as a new asset class, it was too volatile, too illiquid, and too complicated to attract interest from institutional investors. Today, however, things are different. There are currently several hedge funds that are investing in the digital currency to benefit from its high returns potential and […]

How Long Should My Bitcoin Transaction Take?

How Long Should My Bitcoin Transaction Take?

The digital currency bitcoin allows users around the world to make low-cost, peer-to-peer payments with a faster processing time than international bank transfers. How fast? Currently, the average bitcoin transaction takes 116 minutes, give or take a few. Here’s why. Confirming Bitcoin Transactions  When you make a payment using bitcoin, […]

What Is the Average Investment in Bitcoin?

What Is the Average Investment in Bitcoin?

The digital currency bitcoin has gained popularity as an alternative investment due to its potential for high returns, and its lack of correlation to traditional asset classes such as stocks and bonds. How much bitcoin exposure do investors really have, given bitcoin’s young and volatile history? That is the question […]

Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Wallets

Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Wallets

To store your bitcoin, you need a bitcoin wallet. Your wallet effectively acts as your bitcoin bank account. You use it to send, receive, and store the digital currency. In this beginner’s guide, you will be introduced to the different types of bitcoin wallets so that you can choose which […]

What is the Blockchain?

What is the Blockchain?

When you first heard about the digital currency bitcoin, you probably also heard of its underlying technology called the blockchain. If you struggled to fully understand the blockchain, there is no need to despair. In this brief guide, you will learn about what the blockchain is and how it enables […]

How to Invest in a Bitcoin ETF

How to Invest in a Bitcoin ETF

While buying bitcoin has become as easy as the click of a button, some investors still prefer to stick to traditional investment vehicles to gain investment exposure to the digital currency. Currently, the only publicly traded ETFs (exchange-traded funds) that you can buy to invest in bitcoin are ARK Invest’s […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Investment Funds

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Investment Funds

Demand for investment vehicles that give investors exposure to bitcoin has been on the increase as investors have started to wake up to the digital currency’s potential for high returns. (If you invested $5 in bitcoin when it launched, it would be worth $4.4 million today.) Currently, there are only […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

The Beginner’s Guide to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are a new form of funding for blockchain startups that has raised eyebrows this year when several startups were able to raise millions within hours by issuing their own digital tokens to investors.   What Are Initial Coin Offering (ICOs)?  An initial coin offering (ICO), also […]

Bitcoin Trading Guide

Bitcoin Trading Guide

When planning to invest, there are two approaches you can take: a passive approach or an active approach. The passive approach to investing is the so-called “buy and hold” strategy. In the world of bitcoin, that means buying bitcoin and holding onto it as a long-term investment to benefit from […]

Find a Bitcoin ATM Near You

Find a Bitcoin ATM Near You

In this guide, we’ll introduce you to bitcoin ATMs, with step-by-step instructions on where to find them, and how to use them. You will also learn what transaction fees you can expect when using a bitcoin ATM to exchange cash for bitcoin, and vice versa.     What is a […]