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Should Banks Adopt Their Own Form of Cryptocurrency?

Should Banks Adopt Their Own Form of Cryptocurrency?

Since bitcoin became a worldwide phenomenon, a lot of bold predictions have been made about the future of cryptocurrencies. Some of them will not come true. Cryptocurrency will not replace national notes. At all times the main currency of any given nation will be the one in which the government […]

ICO Basics: Hard Caps, Soft Caps, and Hidden Caps, Oh My!

ICO Basics: Hard Caps, Soft Caps, and Hidden Caps, Oh My!

The recent abandonment of the Telegram public ICO made many investors question why. After raising $1.7 billion from accredited investors, it was leaked that Telegram has reached its hard cap for its highly-anticipated crowdsale. This followed an increase of the cap from $1.2 billion to $1.7 billion. With many now […]

To Understand What Will Flavor Forthcoming ICO Regs, Grab an Orange. Here’s Why.

To Understand What Will Flavor Forthcoming ICO Regs, Grab an Orange. Here’s Why.

The blockchain, tokens, and ICOs are making for fragmentary ownership of all sorts of things. What’s new is old, however. Decades ago, some orange growers sold a slice of their groves as real estate. Whoops! Wrong, as the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case that promises to fundamentally affect how the U.S. government will regulate ICOs. Investors, this isn’t comparing apples to oranges.

What Is Cryptojacking and How Can You Stop It?

What Is Cryptojacking and How Can You Stop It?

In September 2017, the Coinhive project launched an in-browser cryptocurrency miner to provide website owners with an alternative monetization tool that does not involve running ads. The idea is simple. Instead of placing advertising on a website, website owners can use a percentage of each visitor’s computing power to mine […]

VIDEO: The Blockchain Revolution, Explained in Two Minutes

VIDEO: The Blockchain Revolution, Explained in Two Minutes

Imagine for a moment that everything you buy, everything you sell, everything you pick up, from a gallon of gasoline to an apple at the market inside the gas station, was completely transparent. That’s the promise of blockchain, an innovation with the same potential as railroads or the stock market. […]

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 […]