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Top 5 Most Successful Cryptocurrencies of 2017

Top 5 Most Successful Cryptocurrencies of 2017

For anyone who was paying attention, 2017 was a great year for digital currencies. In the space of 12 months, the total market value of these digital assets surged more than 3,000 percent, according to CoinMarketCap data. While the broader market’s performance was impressive, this article lists the five best-performing […]

Bitcoin vs. the Top 10 Altcoins by Market Cap

Bitcoin vs. the Top 10 Altcoins by Market Cap

Bitcoin is the leading digital currency measured by market capitalization as well as value. At the time of writing, one bitcoin is worth over $15,000 and its market capitalization is over $260 billion. While bitcoin has managed to maintain its leadership position in the digital currency space, there are several […]

Will Your Token Be Listed on an Exchange?

Will Your Token Be Listed on an Exchange?

Some ICO whitepapers mention plans to list their digital tokens on exchanges, but why is this important? Whether these tokens get listed – and where – is very important to investors because it can have a huge impact on the digital currency’s price. If a digital token gets listed on […]

Ether vs. Ethereum: What Is the Difference?

Ether vs. Ethereum: What Is the Difference?

Ethereum is a blockchain platform and Ether is the token that powers the network built on that platform. The novelist L.M. Montgomery once wrote, “It’s dreadful what little things lead people to misunderstand each other.” In the altcoin world, these misunderstandings tend to occur when trying to make sense of […]

ICO Presale Best Practices: What Every Investor Should Know

ICO Presale Best Practices: What Every Investor Should Know

The majority of initial coin offerings that are being launched today are preceded by a so-called pre-sale. In this guide, you will discover what pre-sales are, what best practices for pre-sales are, and why investors should take a close look at them. What are ICO Pre-Sales? ICO pre-sales are usually […]

Why I’m Investing in CryptoKitties (Yes, CryptoKitties)

Why I’m Investing in CryptoKitties (Yes, CryptoKitties)

I was speaking at a blockchain group a few weeks ago, and all people could talk about were CryptoKitties. “Can you believe people are paying $100,000 for a virtual cat?” “They’ve hit $12 million in sales.” “There’s a guy who’s making a full-time living trading CryptoKitties.” In the math-oriented, male-oriented […]

What Is Ether Gas Limit and Gas Cost?

What Is Ether Gas Limit and Gas Cost?

Have you heard of “ether gas?” What is it and why do you need to understand it? Simply put, ether gas is a denomination of ether designated toward paying the cost of running a transaction on the Ethereum blockchain. It is what you must pay to run an Ethereum transaction […]

3 Top Networking Communities for Digital Currency Investors

3 Top Networking Communities for Digital Currency Investors

Being a digital currency investor might appear daunting. Fortunately, there are many different resources you can leverage, including networking communities. These groups will likely provide a great environment for you to meet like-minded individuals. While much of the digital currency world takes place behind a computer screen, nothing can replace […]

Three Digital Currency Investor Stories

Three Digital Currency Investor Stories

When contemplating an investment in digital currencies, it never hurts to find out what other investors in the space are doing and what results they have achieved. Here, then, are the stories of three Kansas City entrepreneurs who opened their own businesses in the cryptocurrency space. Kory Bostwick is a […]

What is an Accredited Investor?

What is an Accredited Investor?

If you are dabbling in the world of new finance, you have likely noticed that participation in many ICOs or bitcoin EFTs is limited to accredited investors. What does that term mean, and how does it apply in the world of new finance? Accredited Investors in Mainstream Finance In traditional […]