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How to Guard Against Bitcoin Theft

How to Guard Against Bitcoin Theft

While bitcoin and altcoins have gained a lot of traction over the past year or so, this new technology may still not be ready for the limelight due to the usability issues around properly securing private keys. Private keys are what signify who has control over specific coins on a […]

Bitcoin Basics: What Is an Airdrop in Crytocurrency?

Bitcoin Basics: What Is an Airdrop in Crytocurrency?

The two most beautiful words to any investor are “free money.” Free money is why you open 401(k)s and contribute the maximum when your employer offers a matching fund. Free money is why you look for deals. And, in the altcoin space, free money can be a way to get […]

How to Buy Bitcoin Cash: A Step-by-Step Guide (with Pics!)

How to Buy Bitcoin Cash: A Step-by-Step Guide (with Pics!)

Anyone that follows bitcoin may be aware that it is a flawed currency. The limited block size makes transactions agonizingly slow, for example, with transaction completion taking up to four days to complete. While the small block size was originally introduced to prevent malicious actors from adding meaningless block data, […]

7 Types of Investors You Will Find in Crypto Markets

7 Types of Investors You Will Find in Crypto Markets

Since cryptocurrencies went mainstream in 2017, you can now find a wide range of investors in the crypto asset market. In this article, you will discover the seven most common type of investors you will find in new finance so that you are aware of who you are dealing with […]

How Oracles Can Enhance the Usefulness of Cryptocurrencies

How Oracles Can Enhance the Usefulness of Cryptocurrencies

One of the key buzzwords that is often talked about in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space is “smart contracts”. These digitized contracts are the main talking point of the Ethereum network, and the basic idea is to allow for complex types of transactions that only execute if specific conditions are […]

Bitcoin Basics: What Is an Atomic Swap?

Bitcoin Basics: What Is an Atomic Swap?

Investors, especially more adventurous ones, will sooner or later run into the problem of exchanging currency. You have to take a set of dollars and turn them into another set. It is expensive, it is obnoxious, it takes forever, and with altcoins, that may create a tax liability depending on […]

Oh Oh, the SEC is Scrutinizing ICOs? What That Means

Oh Oh, the SEC is Scrutinizing ICOs? What That Means

“Those who engage in semantic gymnastics or elaborate structuring exercises in an effort to avoid having a ‘coin’ be a ‘security’ are squarely in the crosshairs of our enforcement division.” Jay Clayton, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, testifying on February 6 before Congress. In a public statement put […]

How to Launch an ICO in the Forthcoming Age of Enforcement

How to Launch an ICO in the Forthcoming Age of Enforcement

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has made it clear that they consider tokens sold during an initial coin offering securities for the purposes of regulatory enforcement. This means that companies launching ICOs will need to comply with SEC rules regarding public sales of these regulated financial products. Now, selling […]