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Anti-Money Laundering Regulations — is your crypto-business safe and compliant?

By Simone D. Casadei Bernardi / May 18, 2018

With cryptocurrency giving criminals a new way of money laundering, it’s important that you safeguard your business and stay compliant. Here’s everything you need to know. The birth of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies has opened up a wealth of opportunities to businesses — from speeding up payment processes to safely sharing data for a more streamlined process. Yet, […]

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What Criteria Do Venture Capitalists Consider When Seeding a Startup?

By Justin Chan / April 20, 2018

Venture capital funding climbed to a decade high in 2017.  Your startup’s current chances of attracting VC funding are higher at this moment right now than they have ever been. Despite the excess funding, the process isn’t simple, and investors are more critical now more than ever before. We found two of the biggest items […]

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6 Ways to Spot an ICO Scam

By John DeCleene / April 14, 2018

Earlier this year in February, cryptocurrency news site Bitcoin.com announced the findings of its study of ICOs that were held during 2017. The most glaring result of all was that of the 902 projects that were tracked: 142 failed before raising funds 276 failed after fundraising a further 113 were considered “semi-failed” – either the […]

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What’s Striking About The Lightning Network?

By Justin Chan / April 13, 2018

“You can think of the Bitcoin blockchain like a road, and a lot of cars want to get on the road. Right now, there’s a lot of traffic.” Elizabeth Stark, CEO and co-founder of Lightning Labs. It was a little over nine years ago when Satoshi Nakamoto published the much-revered Bitcoin whitepaper, which laid out […]

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How Crypto Businesses Can Have Positive Relationships with Regulators

By Simone D. Casadei Bernardi / April 11, 2018

With more regulators circling the crypto-industry, learn how you can develop long-lasting relationships with them to minimise disruptions. Regulators are still trying to clamp down on unregulated methods of funding like Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Initial Token Offerings (ITOs) or Initial Security Offerings (ISOs). This raises a lot of issues for crypto-businesses, especially if business […]

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How Big Data is Disrupting the Financial Industry

By John DeCleene / March 28, 2018

The financial industry is experiencing a technological transformation like it has not seen since the emergence of the Internet. Mobile banking and payments, instant peer-to-peer money transfers via SMS, online peer-to-peer lending, robo-advice, AI-driven chatbots, and blockchain-based interbank payments – to name a few – are all financial innovations that have emerged in the last […]

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How are Robo-Advisors Changing the Finance Industry?

By Justin Chan / March 27, 2018

The Terminator. Blade Runner. Transformers. The sci-fi genre is replete with the notion that robots will “take over the world”. But that’s just in the movies of course, it could never happen in real life…or could it? Well, although the chance of mechanised lumps of metal becoming our masters is slim, the investment world is […]

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How to Add Artificial Intelligence Exposure to Your Investment Portfolio

By John DeCleene / February 11, 2018

Whether artificial intelligence (AI) will end up destroying humanity as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have suggested or whether it will be a gift that makes life easier for both businesses and individuals remains to be seen, what everyone can agree on, however, is that artificial intelligence will play a major role in the future. […]

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What Does a Well-Diversified Digital Asset Portfolio Look Like?

By John DeCleene / February 5, 2018

In the light of the impressive cryptocurrency rally in the past eleven months, investors that have discovered bitcoin now also want to diversify into other promising digital assets that could potentially experience a similar exuberant price rally as bitcoin has had since its inception in 2009. However, structuring a digital asset portfolio – especially for […]

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How to Manage Your Crypto Portfolio

By Justin Chan / February 2, 2018

With Bitcoin managing to scale unprecedented heights over the last few years, the world is fast becoming aware of the investment potential of cryptocurrencies. But as attractive opportunities continue to present themselves, the sheer number of new cryptocurrency projects continues to rise meteorically. Indeed, CoinMarketcap lists almost 1500 tradeable currencies in existence today; and with […]

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5 Apps Professional Crypto Traders Should Use

By John DeCleene / January 24, 2018

As the market capitalization of cryptocurrencies increases, so does the number of applications and software for professional cryptocurrency traders. If you are actively managing a crypto asset portfolio, you should make use of all the possible tools that are available to you. In this article, you will discover the five best apps for professional crypto […]

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The 4 Hottest Trends in Fintech Right Now

By John DeCleene / December 15, 2017

The financial technology sector has been experiencing a boom in recent years as the next generation of tech-savvy consumers of financial services are starting to choose banking apps over visiting branches, are investing in cryptocurrencies instead of buying stocks, and are applying for loans on peer-to-peer lending platforms instead of at their banks. Consumer demand-driven […]

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How To Add Blockchain Exposure To Your Stock Portfolio

By John DeCleene / November 23, 2017

Blockchain technology has morphed from a popular fintech buzzword into a technology that has become applicable to solve real world challenges. However, at this point in time, the majority of blockchain solutions are still in proof-of-concept stage due to the fact that the technology itself is still in its infancy. For that reason, it may […]