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World’s biggest Crypto Exchange Binance is launching a competitor for Ethereum

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Binance stays in the headlines being the biggest Crypto exchange in the World by volume, but in the last few days it got more space on the newswires with some major announcements from the...
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Crypto Portfolio gets innovative diversification

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Let me start off with not so good news... the current downtrend in the Cryptos continues unabated, although Bitcoin does seem to be holding off the support around $5800 pretty well so far as...
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Evolution of Fintech — A timeline

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Finance & technology have been intertwined ever since the start of the modern society. The earliest days of finance hundreds of years ago was in the context of keeping records for things like government...
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How is Bitcoin’s ‘Liquid sidechain’ different from the Lightning network?

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The Blockchain startup Blockstream recently announced another innovative solution to address the all-important issue of scalability for the Bitcoin blockchain network. But before we get to that, a quick recap of the company itself...
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Innovation Alert: A coinless Blockchain, Reversible ICO & more

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The involvement of big companies in the blockchain space bodes well for the DLT. This has meant more funding & innovative ideas flowing through. China has emerged as the hub of innovation for the...
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A Complete Security Token Ecosystem

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Investing in utility tokens has been a large part of our cryptocurrency journey so far. However, the reality is, many of these investments have been fraught with poor returns, false promises and scammers for...
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EOS — New superstar of the Crypto Elite Club

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Ethereum has been instrumental in the growth of the Cryptoverse by not only having a coin which is the second most valuable after Bitcoin but also providing a decentralized platform on which other Alt....
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Cryptocurrency Futures, Derivatives, ETF & ETO… What next?

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I am bit of a "Crypto Optimist" when it comes to looking at the developments around the digital coins/assets. This past week Square - the digital payment service company which added the functionality of...
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Project Wormhole – Smart contract functionality for Bitcoin Cash

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Back in May, I wrote a piece about all the new changes coming to Bitcoin Cash (BCH) via a fork giving it the ability to offer better scalability & smart contract functionality like Ethereum....
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Bitmain – the Cryptomining behemoth aims for total dominance

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China has become the breeding ground for tech startups in the past few years. With a large pool of skilled entrepreneurs coupled with massive capital at its disposal, it has provided the perfect conditions...
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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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What is the Dandelion privacy protocol?

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Privacy has been one of the biggest hallmarks of the Cryptocurrency transactions on their blockchains. Ironically though, it has also been one of the most controversial features when it comes to monitoring of such...
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Pros & Cons of Digital Platforms

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Ethereum has acted as Ground zero for the ICO projects to be offered to the general public and the vast majority of over 90% token emissions still occurs on the basis of the Ethereum...
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Canada – The Crypto mining Hub

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There is absolutely no doubt in my mind after living in the Great White North for 18 years that Canada is one of the best countries of the World to live in but we...
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Australia leads the way with Blockchain Innovation

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Asia has led the way with the progress made in the adoption of the Blockchain technology with two of the three biggest Crypto markets (South Korea & Japan) located there. However with the initial...
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Zcash forks & upcoming ‘Sapling’ upgrade

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As some of you would be aware, Zcash (ZEC) is one of the most well-known privacy centric digital coins employing the zk-SNARKS protocol - which uses the zero knowledge cryptographic technology to keep the transactions private on...
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The Curious Case of Satoshi Nakamoto

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The Inventor of Bitcoin has been a bigger mystery than the ruling digital coin itself. People have speculated about the identity of Nakamoto (Pseudonym used on Bitcoin's white paper) ever since it was published...
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Will ICOs replace VCs for start-ups?

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It was once the norm for an aspiring start-up to seek funding through venture capital (VC). Ownership of the company would be divided amongst participating investors via limited partnerships established by the VC firm,...
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Shifting Blockchain Funding Ecosystem

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With the recent influx of both successful and unsuccessful Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) these past 2 years, many among them have been passed off as scams, while “legitimate” ICOs are struggling to maintain visibility....
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6 Key Differences Between Security and Utility Tokens

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It’s not an overstatement to say that initial coin offerings (ICOs) have thoroughly transformed the fundraising landscape for early-stage blockchain companies around the world. Last year saw more than $4 billion being raised through...