How is Bitcoin Mining Affecting the Environment and What are Some Solutions?

Bitcoin may be a hot topic for techies and investors, but its actual usage remains minimal. The high-tech currency requires the expenditure of large amounts of energy to keep going, an amount which some...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/02/2018

That time of the week again when I review the Financial markets. Cryptocurrencies still treading waters after hitting new lows, US stocks proving their resilience in the face of every sell off & Greenback...

Are Bots Controlling Crypto Markets?

So, it’s time to buy some of that cryptocurrency you’ve had your eyes on. You’ve done your research, the market price is low enough, and you’ve decided that it’s the right time to pull...

Where are the Financial Markets headed?

Usually I do a wrap up of the financial markets at the end of the week, but I am compelled to write something midweek with the U.S. Equities going on a roller coaster ride...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 05/26/2018

TGIF everyone & here’s my take on the 3 financial markets. The Cryptos remained firmly in the red as US Justice department begins to investigate whether the prices of the digital coins are being...

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

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...

Top Reasons Tech Startups are Leaving Silicon Valley and Where They are Going

When you think about Silicon Valley in California, it conjures up images of many of the global heavyweights in the tech industry. Giants like Google, Apple and Facebook have all changed the world with...

What Criteria Do Venture Capitalists Consider When Seeding a Startup?

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,...

6 Ways to Spot an ICO Scam

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...

What’s Striking About The Lightning Network?

“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...

How Crypto Businesses Can Have Positive Relationships with Regulators

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),...

So You Think You’re a Hot-Shot Crypto Investor? Beware the Dunning-Kruger Effect

Setting aside our political leanings for just a moment, it seems few would argue that the presidency of Donald Trump has offered up a wealth of fascinating cases for in-depth psychological analysis. The seemingly endless...

How Big Data is Disrupting the Financial Industry

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...

How are Robo-Advisors Changing the Finance Industry?

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...

Here’s How Machine Learning Is Transforming Investment Decisions for Financial Institutions

Two advancements in technology over the last few years have resulted in a potential opportunity for investors to begin working in a smarter, more profitable way. These two technologies are Big Data and Machine Learning...

Estonia’s Corporate Tax System Explained (Questions and Answers for Laypersons)

Estonia offers a favourable and unique tax policy, and this is one of the three main reasons that lead many crypto-companies to choose that country to run their businesses. To discover the other two...

The Network Value to Transactions (NVT) Ratio: A Breakthrough for Cryptocurrency Valuation

“Price is what you pay, value is what you get.” Warren Buffett. Although we are currently in the midst of a major market correction, the last few years have seen a dramatic surge in the...

How Blockchain-as-a-Service (Baas) Platforms are Speeding up Blockchain Adoption

There is hardly an IT director today that does not have to answer questions by his superiors as to if, how and when blockchain technology can be adopted in the business. The technology that...

How to Add Artificial Intelligence Exposure to Your Investment Portfolio

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...

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

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...