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Bitcoin Basics: What Is an SPV Wallet?

Bitcoin Basics: What Is an SPV Wallet?

When you buy something from somebody online, to some degree you are engaging in trust. That becomes doubly true when you use systems like PayPal, or even go the old-school route and send somebody a check in the mail. You’re trusting that you’re getting what you paid for (as opposed […]

Altcoin Listings

The most complete and accurate list of 2018 Altcoins, sorted by our Bitcoin Market Journal Score. New to Altcoins? Read our Altcoin Investing 101 Guide Want to get in on the best Altcoins? Don’t miss out: subscribe to our free Bitcoin Market Journal newsletter.

Why Are Securities So Heavily Regulated?

Why Are Securities So Heavily Regulated?

You can lose a lot of money on a bad investment. It can be impossible to tell the difference between a bad investment and a good one, especially for a layman. A lot of bad investments, losing a lot of people money, can drag down the entire economy. That’s the […]

Upcoming Initial Coin Offerings

Upcoming Initial Coin Offerings

The most complete and accurate list of 2018 upcoming ICOs, sorted by our Bitcoin Market Journal QuickScore. New to Initial Coin Offerings? Read our Beginner’s Guide to ICOs. Looking to invest? Read How to Invest in ICOs. What’s in our secret sauce? Read how we calculate QuickScore. Promoting an ICO? […]

Top Pre-ICOs

Many bitcoin/blockchain startups offer investors a chance to get in on a deal early. Upside: You get a discount for taking a bigger risk. Downside: You’re taking a bigger risk. That’s where we come in. We offer some of the basic due diligence to use for your own evaluation, investment […]

Completed Pre-ICOs

Many bitcoin/blockchain startups have turned traditional funding models upside down through Initial Coin Offerings, ICOs. Instead of equity shares, they sell coins, or tokens, that may take the form of debt , equity, or “utility tokens” that play a role on how their products can be used, shared, or developed […]

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 […]