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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/08/2018 (Weekly Roundup)

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Financial market are always a happening place & this week was no exception. But nothing makes me happier than to take an overview of the situation & wind down for the week. So before...
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How To Sharpen Your Investing Edge with Social Trading?

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At DDI, we aim to highlight many of the most useful consumer-level technologies that can enable you to take charge of your investing future. Social trading is one such technology… If you consider yourself a novice...
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Cryptocurrency 2018: is it worth investing in?

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As we approach the half-way mark in the year, how will cryptocurrency shape up in Q3 and Q4? Here’s our insight into the future: With the combined market cap of $17.7bn at the start of 2017...
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How is Bitcoin Mining Affecting the Environment and What are Some Solutions?

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

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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...
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USD backed Cryptos – An overview

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The widespread acceptance & adoption of Cryptocurrencies has led the Central banks around the world into mulling over the advantages of issuing the digital counterparts of their fiat currencies. The main contention that the...
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Are Bots Controlling Crypto Markets?

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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...
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Where are the Financial Markets headed?

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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...
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How Fintech Start-ups are Changing the Landscape of Digital Lending with Artificial Intelligence

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Owing to the Digital Literacy campaign initiated by the Government of India, Digital Lending has been booming in India. With a majority of users on-boarding digital platforms, there has been a rise in businesses...
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Financial Regulators’ double edged sword against Cryptos

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  Let me start off by saying that despite being a huge proponent of the Crypto/Blockchain movement I still believe there should be some kind of transparency so that an average investor doesn't get swindled...
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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 05/26/2018

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

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

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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...
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The Compliance Revolution: An Introduction to RegTech

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The FinTech boom continues to gather steam. We are now observing some fairly seismic transformations taking place across virtually the entire cross section of the finance industry, as machine learning, blockchain, big data and...
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What Criteria Do Venture Capitalists Consider When Seeding a Startup?

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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,...
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An Overview of Privacy Coins

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One of the most sought after features of cryptocurrency is the relative anonymity one can have when sending and receiving payments. Whereas PayPal, for example, requires each sender to disclose details up-front pertaining to...
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6 Ways to Spot an ICO Scam

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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...
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What’s Striking About The Lightning Network?

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“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...
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How Crypto Businesses Can Have Positive Relationships with Regulators

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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),...
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A Guide to Masternodes

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If you think that the only way to earn money from cryptocurrency is to simply buy some coins, "HODL", and hope the price sufficiently appreciates, then think again. Already, projects have come up with a...