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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]