LEXIT to provide M&A services to Polymath token issuers Tokenization of abstract assets on the way Progress towards a fully compliant financial ecosystem on the blockchainAt the recent Polycon Conference in Barbados, LEXIT and Polymath announced a partnership that sees LEXIT functioning as a liquidation venue for pivoting startups on the Polymath … [Read more...] about M&A Firm LEXIT to Partner with Polymath
Archives for March 2018
VeChain (VEN) is in an interesting position within the crypto community. Despite not currently having a whitepaper, it has one of the most loyal fanbases, with many speculators considering it a top coin to look out for in 2018, and several high profile partnerships. The lack of a whitepaper would usually be seen as a huge liability for traders, but somehow people have seen a … [Read more...] about VeChain’s Mysterious Marketing Methods
Over 27,000 people have complained to the South African Directorate for Priority Crime investigation in response to the latest high-profile Bitcoin scam.BTC Global, a binary options trading platform launched in September 2017, has found itself at the center of a storm after $50 million worth of value has gone missing, along with ‘master trader,’ Steven Twain.Authorities … [Read more...] about The Scammed: Their Own Fault?
Uber co-founder, Garrett Camp, has published the white paper for a new cryptocurrency, Eco. The token is nothing strictly ground-breaking, but if Camp’s previous work is anything to go by, once Eco launches we could see more crypto developed along similar lines in the future.Since the Bitcoin whitepaper in 2008, hundreds of digital currencies have launched, and they all … [Read more...] about Eco: A New Philosophical Approach To Crypto?
With the recent announcement that the popular Poloniex exchange is to be sold to US-based cryptocurrency business, Circle, for $400m, it’s a good time look at exchange regulation.Unregulated exchanges, like Mt. Gox, Bitfinex, and Bitgrail, have long been the target of hackers, but a regulated exchange doesn’t specifically prevent it from being hacked. Part of the stringent … [Read more...] about A Brief Overview of Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulation
Over the last week, Mark Carney has been notably vocal in his criticism of the crypto market. He is calling for regulations to be put in place that combat some of the problems he perceives the market to have, but he also maintains that crypto assets are unlikely to represent the future of money.Carney’s criticisms of the system haven’t added anything new to the argument per … [Read more...] about Cryptocurrency Has Bankers More Worried Than They’re Willing to Admit
I find it ironic that digital assets, like bitcoin and litecoin, are protected by robust cryptographic algorithms, yet so many people don’t make adequate safeguards to secure their cryptocurrencies.It might be that you mined or bought your coins for fiat years ago when they had very little value, but today you could have a sizeable nest egg. The Bitcoin Pizza Index shows … [Read more...] about Securing Your Digital Assets
Uber co-founder Garrett Camp has invented a new cryptocurrency (Eco). We break down the whitepaper and explain the notable features of this future addition to the crypto market.You may not be familiar with the name Garrett Camp, but Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, is a household name. Did you know that this company owns no taxis? Well, it’s true, and now Uber’s … [Read more...] about Eco: Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp Unveils New Crypto
Airdrop is the latest buzzword in the cryptocurrency world, and they are a great way to pick up free tokens for many upcoming ICOs. For most airdrops, you will need an Ethereum blockchain (ERC20) address, like MyEtherWallet, for you to receive tokens. Don’t be fooled by the many Twitter and Telegram requests for you to send them a few tokens and receive 5 or 10 times what you … [Read more...] about Don’t Miss These Amazing Airdrops
Waltonchain (WTC), the token aimed at redefining the way we think about the Internet of Things (IoT), has been caught taking part in fraudulent activity. The official Waltonchain Twitter page posted a tweet containing information pointing to their faking a recent giveaway. The tweet reads as follows (with emojis redacted): ‘OMG Can’t believe I won! Thank you Walton team! Keep … [Read more...] about Waltonchain’s Price Plummets After Being Caught Engaging in Fraudulent Behaviour
More exciting news as IOTA adds Volkswagen to its list of partners and Vechain (now Vechain Thor) teams up with BMW. The list of prominent names turning their attention to the world of digital currency is growing, and this should help the technology continue to thrive.When most of us think of blockchain technology, we think of digital currency, the exchanges, and the … [Read more...] about Innovation Unchained: Decentralized Technology is Shaping the Future
Last week, MPs in the UK launched an inquiry into cryptocurrencies, and European officials have asked for them to be placed on the agenda of the next G20 meeting, but what could this mean for the crypto community?Many crypto enthusiasts welcome regulation. They see it as a means of protecting the interests of individuals in a world rife with would-be thieves, criminals, and … [Read more...] about Crypto Legislation Is Inevitable, And Most Welcome It
Cryptocurrency's lack of regulations means there are no set guidelines for how an exchange should behave. This has led to several exchanges engaging in unfair and undesirable tactics for their own gain. Often, their bad practices will inadvertently punish customers, but most of these practices have simple solutions that most exchanges could implement today. Overcharging for … [Read more...] about Bad Practices of Exchanges, and Some Simple Solutions
Airdrops are always great. Free tokens = Free money. And, who doesn’t like free money? While some wind up being worthless, some have been worth up to $250 or more. As with everything in the crypto world, it’s difficult to predict, but here are three airdrops that I think might be worth hodling for a while.Before I tell you about them, why not join our lively Telegram … [Read more...] about 3 Hot Airdrops You Can Participate in Right Now!