Tag: Cryptocurrencies

  • Portfolio Diversification: The Case for Including Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

    Portfolio Diversification: The Case for Including Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

    In today’s investment world, finding the best mix of things to invest in is key. It is all about portfolio diversification. This usually means having a bit of everything – like shares, bonds, and gold – to spread out the risk and aim for good growth over time. But now, there’s something new to consider:…

  • Blockchain Technology Potential: Can It Still Revolutionise Financial Services?

    Blockchain Technology Potential: Can It Still Revolutionise Financial Services?

    In recent years, much has been said about the blockchain technology potential in transforming various industries, especially the financial sector. But as time progresses and the initial hype fades, the question remains: Can blockchain technology still bring a revolution to financial services? Understanding Blockchain’s Promise To address this, it’s essential first to understand the foundational…

  • Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs): Navigating Governance Challenges and Attacks

    Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs): Navigating Governance Challenges and Attacks

    Decentralized Autonomous Organizations, commonly known as DAOs, represent a revolutionary shift in the way organizations are structured and governed. Unlike traditional organizations that rely on hierarchical structures and centralized decision-making, DAOs operate on blockchain technology, allowing for a decentralized and transparent approach to governance. By leveraging the power of smart contracts and token-based voting systems,…

  • What Are the Key Factors to Consider When Hiring Blockchain Developers for Startups?

    What Are the Key Factors to Consider When Hiring Blockchain Developers for Startups?

    By Mosche Amara from SparxIT. Organizations and entrepreneurs have seen the potential of blockchain technology in various industry verticals, including finance, supply chain, healthcare, and retail. As these companies have acknowledged the importance of digital innovation, they are eager to find blockchain development services best suited to their needs. A blockchain developer should be skilled…

  • Exploring the Pros and Cons of Hardware Bitcoin Wallets

    Exploring the Pros and Cons of Hardware Bitcoin Wallets

    Photo by Mariia Shalabaieva on Unsplash Protecting your digital assets is of utmost significance in the era of cryptocurrencies. Investors and Bitcoin aficionados are looking for safe storage options as Bitcoin’s value and popularity grow. A tangible device created to protect your digital cash is a hardware Bitcoin wallet, which is one such alternative. This…

  • The Current State of Crypto within the U.S. Hispanics Community

    The Current State of Crypto within the U.S. Hispanics Community

    Guest post by Ola, which is enabling Hispanics to grow their wealth by investing, saving, and learning. 2021 was the year of crypto adoption globally with 41% of current crypto owners purchased crypto for the first time. But, does this trend hold across all population segments? While crypto has been affected by the recent market…

  • It’s Time for Mid-Tier Financial Institutions to Cash in on Bitcoin

    It’s Time for Mid-Tier Financial Institutions to Cash in on Bitcoin

    Authors: Stephen Bohanon, Founder and Chief Strategy & Sales Officer, Alkami, and Patrick Sells, Chief Innovation Officer, NYDIG The popularity of bitcoin is accelerating. In the U.S. alone, more than 46 million Americans own bitcoin today, equating to more than 22% of adults. Over the past year, 1 in 10 Americans have invested in some…

  • What is happening in DeFi? Interview with Gerben van den Bergh

    What is happening in DeFi? Interview with Gerben van den Bergh

    If you are confused about what decentralized finance is, that’s probably normal. It is fairly new and evolving quite rapidly. However, here is your chance to learn a bit more about this fascinating new development in finance. As Coindesk puts it, “DeFi is short for decentralized finance. An umbrella term for a variety of financial…

  • The Reason Why China Will Fail at Banning Bitcoin Again…

    The Reason Why China Will Fail at Banning Bitcoin Again…

    Guest post by Elena Obukhova, Founder & CEO at FAS | Fintech Advisory Services All the news outlets are saying China banned Bitcoin, but does this ban actually change anything? Let’s start with remembering what Bitcoin is. It is a decentralized peer-to-peer currency that was designed to give people financial freedom. The immutability of Bitcoin…

  • Bitcoin as a Widespread Payment Option? Interview with Sung Choi

    Bitcoin as a Widespread Payment Option? Interview with Sung Choi

    Have you heard of Bitcoin? You need to read this with a sarcastic tone, obviously. The most famous cryptocurrency has been at the centre of all the financial news for quite some time. However, this has been more linked to its interest as a speculative investment or store of value. Depending on whom you ask.…