Blockchain

Blockchain-related articles on Data Driven Investor (DDI).

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Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is the future of Borrowing & Lending

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We have seen a major theme emerge almost every year in Cryptoverse which defined the path of the DLT movement going forward. Started off with a craze for smart contracts when Ethereum launched in...
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How to Create Your Own Cryptocurrency and Make Your Business Ready For The Future

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How does cryptocurrency work? How to make a cryptocurrency? How to launch my cryptocurrency? All these questions must be popping in your head. Don’t worry we have the answers for them. Keep reading to...
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Ethereum Updates: Upcoming forks, Daily transactions & Interoperability

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There has been so much noise around the recent rise in Cryptos led primarily by Bitcoin that Alt. coins went into the backdrop. 2019 is an important year for the leader of the Alt....
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Mass Crypto Adoption – why we’re not there…yet

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A few weeks ago, the Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong predicted that a whopping 1 billion people will be using cryptocurrencies in the next five years. If his prediction materializes, it would mean that we...
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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research  Ever since the crypto markets have taken a downward turn in early 2018, there have been a plethora of articles and youtube videos with the headlines “bitcoin set...
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Blockchain Reduces Risk and Costs in Trading Commodities

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This article is the second in a series on exogenous and endogenous assets tracked on the blockchain. For a definition of these topics, as well as a general discussion about distributed ledger technologies (DLTs),...
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Blockchain’s Silicon Valley

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This tiny island nation of Malta sitting in the middle of the Mediterranean who a lot of us didn't even know existed, suddenly came to the forefront when Binance, the biggest Cryptocurrency trading exchange...
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The Emergence of Decentralized Finance

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The current global financial system has created enormous amounts of wealth for the people with resources, knowledge & access to the financial centers around the world. At the same time, events like the housing...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (September 3rd – 9th)

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It was a week to forget for crypto bulls as the market crashed on Wednesday, losing $40 billion in less than 24 hours. The plunge seems to have been triggered by news that Goldman...
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10 Reasons why AI can boost your E-commerce business

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“There are few things more pathetic than those who have lost their curiosity and sense of adventure, and who no longer care to learn.” ― Gordon B. Hinckley Learning is a life long process so make...
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Mainnets… the new Revolution in Cryptos

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2017 was the year of excitement, speculation and lots of expectations with the publishing of numerous “white papers” associated with the launch of tons of ICOs. This year we are moving into the next...
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The Network Value to Transactions (NVT) Ratio: A Breakthrough for Cryptocurrency Valuation

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“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...
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DeFi Is Booming, But There Are Caveats To This Killer DApp

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Cryptocurrency may have found a killer DApp, in DeFi (Decentralized Finance). It has opened up the cryptocurrency space with a total valuation locked at $8.11B in early September 2020, with a high of $9.605B (source: DeFi...
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Stellar Lumens in the spotlight after two major events

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The Crypto space is increasingly getting flooded with stable coins being launched by big techs like IBM (Stronghold USD) or Big banks like JPMorgan in the U.S (JPM Coin) & Japan’s financial giant Mizuho Financial Group...
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10 Popular Crypto Slang Terms You Must Know

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The crypto world is enjoyable for many reasons other than simply the opportunity to get rich quick. Among them is the chance to engage in online communities, both for cryptocurrency in general and ones...
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Dubai to Permit Digital Payments Through Pundi X POS Technology

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Pundi X, a cryptocurrency point-of-sale (POS) technology provider, has partnered with both Ebooc Fintech & Loyalty Labs LLC and emcredit to allow citizens of Dubai to pay for schooling, groceries, utility bills, rent etc. in emcash...
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Dear Citizen, blockchain will change your life!

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Blockchain can definitely affect social organizations. Can the new technology be used successfully in public administration as well? Will it help governments inspire trust in citizens and make the latter feel they are better...
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How Blockchain Will Drive Retail Industry?

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The current technologies and their trends are all set to disrupt how we function, automate all the tasks, and improve the overall performance of the companies and their stakeholders. AI will not only enable...
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Is the Coronavirus pandemic reshaping blockchain and how can the tech help tackle the...

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The current coronavirus pandemic has significantly affected aspects of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Industry events such as crypto conferences have been cancelled and postponed due to the outbreak, resulting in less movement and...
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A Guide to Major Cryptocurrency Indexes

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Most of us keep a track of the Cryptocurrencies by their price points. Popular sources like Coinmarketcap provide a detailed overview of not only the digital coins but the Crypto exchanges as well. The...