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What Exactly Is a Cryptocurrency? An Explanation for Beginners

Cryptocurrencies have incurred a new type of currency we call digital currency that uses cryptography (advanced mathematics) and advanced computer techniques. All this in...

This Week’s Top Bitcoin Stories & News

Cryptocurrencies may have crept into our daily life, but sixty-three million blockchain users vouch they are here to stay. In the world of digital money and decentralized peer-to-peer networks, bitcoin is by far the most popular of the bunch. In the past twelve months, it has achieved a colossal rise in price. No wonder all eyes are on it.

Top 20 Fun & Interesting Facts About Bitcoin: Part 4

Last time, we got really deep with the transformative power Bitcoin has and what it realistically takes for everyone to live in a better...

Top 20 Fun & Interesting Facts About Bitcoin: Part 3

We are heading confidently to the 20th fun fact on Bitcoin but the facts should not be taken lightly. These factors we’ve discussed in...

Top 20 Fun & Interesting Facts About Bitcoin: Part 2

Last time we learned what makes Bitcoin inherently different from everything you’ve ever seen before and, today, we are starting with the opposite, looking...

Top 20 Fun & Interesting Facts About Bitcoin: Part 1

If you just started learning about Bitcoin or are trying to understand why it is different from everything else, this is the place to...

Questions You Might Be Afraid to Ask About Bitcoin

There are a lot of questions you may want to ask about cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin in particular. Interest in the world's first mainstream cryptocurrency...

Qualities the Best Bitcoin Traders Tend to Have

From the outside crypto trading looks very similar to forex trading. Technically it is, the same mechanics are used for both, however, the type...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Successful Bitcoin Trading

When it comes to crypto trading, especially Bitcoin, there are a  number of things that you should be doing as well as things that you probably know you shouldn’t. We are looking at some of the do’s and the don’ts when it comes to bitcoin trading. Take a look and see how many of them you are doing, if you are doing some of the things you probably shouldn't, it is not the end of the world, simply use this to help understand what you can do a  little differently to ultimately improve your bitcoin trading.

The Best Cryptocurrency Advice You’ll Ever Receive

There is a lot of advice being thrown around about things like Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, some of it is fantastic advice, other bits...

Why We Love Trading Bitcoin (And You Should, Too!)

Bitcoin has been a bit of a revelation, it has grown beyond what many imagined would be possible, it has changed the face of...

Detailed Breakdown of Bitcoin’s Four Year’s Cycles

Up to 30 companies in Japan have announced plans to issue digital yen, and Rick Rieder, the CIO of BlackRock, is taking crypto seriously if his comments on CNBC are anything to go by. According to the world's largest asset manager, the functionality and durable mechanism of crypto assets makes them more functional than gold, a fact that is up for debate.

5 Crypto Trading Strategies To Bank on in 2021

Cryptocurrencies are rapidly transforming the financial sector. At the moment, they're finding greater acceptance in payments besides offering an alternative investment vehicle. The reasons for their increased popularity are varied. Chief, though, is their decentralized nature and potential for high returns. From these reasons, it is easy to see why they'd be an attractive investment. 

25 Terms that Every Cryptocurrency Trader Should Know

Need to brush up on your cryptocurrency terminology? Even if you’re already caught up on regular trading terms, there are still some new concepts...

The History of Bitcoin

If you’ve never heard of Bitcoin before, you’ve either been living under a rock for the past few years, or you don’t keep up...

3 Assets that Will Keep Your Investment Inflation Resistant

Inarguably, the value of the dollar today is not the same as it was a decade or two ago. You use more currency to buy less, and that is what inflation is all about.

5 Exchanges that Don’t Need KYC Verifications

The KYC (Know Your Customer) regulations are standard with financial institutions around the world. These laws were enacted to prevent money laundering activities in the financial industry, and every one of us has been subject to them, in one way or another. 

Impact of DeFi in the Banking Sector

Blockchain is revolutionary fintech, and DeFi applications are taking success in financial services to a whole new level. Over 1.7 billion people remain unbanked, and DeFi is empowering internet users with permissionless financial services that cut out third parties.

DeFi vs CeFi Investments: What’s the Difference?

The advent of the blockchain and Bitcoin ushered a new era of transformation in the financial sector. The latter's successes catalyzed further innovations in this space. One of its earliest adaptations was Centralized Finance( CeFi). Further developments have seen the introduction of Decentralized Finance(DeFi). 

What is Ethereum (ETH)?

Ethereum is a very important blockchain in the cryptocurrency world and is responsible for many of the revolutionary technologies that seek to transform the world as we know it.

A Complete Guide to DeFi Taxes: Everything You Should Know

2020 was revolutionary for DeFi markets, and investors flooded the young industry with over $7billion from a mere $1.2 billion. As the market cap and number of transactions surged, regulators came up with responsive ways to tax cryptocurrency income. 

How to Come Up With a Good Bitcoin Investment Strategy

Surprisingly, many people just buy Bitcoin and fumble with the investment until they make some profit. Investing in Bitcoin is actually a serious venture, and contrary to widespread practice, it needs a strategy! But what is an investment strategy anyway? What constitutes a good strategy? And, does it apply to all forms of Bitcoin investment?

Now You can Earn Interest on Your Idle Crypto Assets with...

Apart from HODLing and spending, many crypto users have no idea what to do with their crypto assets. Nexo, a leading financial institution for digital assets, provides crypto users with the opportunity to earn interest on their idle crypto assets. Overall, the concept is simple - you entrust your assets with Nexo, they invest them primarily through lending, and you share the returns. It works almost like a traditional investment bank; only that crypto is the main asset here.

Earn Passively with VeriBlock’s Latest Tech: Proof of Proof

Innovations in the cryptosphere are fast and wild. Recently, VeriBlock released the novel proof-of-proof protocol, which allows blockchains to inherit Bitcoin’s security. The organization’s unique technology solves two problems simultaneously. First, a diverse ecosystem of blockchains - each focused on addressing a unique need - is secured. Secondly, gains made from the increased adoption of these alternate blockchains will drive more transactions out of the Bitcoin network, thereby increasing Bitcoin’s scalability, and by extension, solving the pioneer blockchain’s major headache.

What Is It Like Investing in Tezos (XTZ)?

Smart contract safety, long-term upgradability, and open participation: these are the problems Tezos promised to solve when it was created in 2018. So, the developers built the network to facilitate peer-to-peer transactions and launch smart contracts. Behind the network sits the Tez (also called Tezzie) digital token, which is the focus of this article. 

How to Take Advantage of Ethereum 2.0

Ethereum, the decentralized blockchain that features smart contracts, will be getting a series of upgrades that will see improved scalability, security, and sustainability. This massive upgrade will create new opportunities for investors. Apart from allowing Ethereum users to earn passively from staking, smart investors can take advantage of price changes during the launch of Ethereum 2.0 and multiply their investments. 

9 Signs Your Crypto Investment Is About To Go Down

Crypto investments are inherently risky. At some point in the course of your journey, you will undoubtedly lose (part) of your investment. You could be contemplating investing, or you might actually be deep into the game. Whichever the case, losing your investment can be traumatic to the extent that you might want to avoid crypto altogether. 

Overview of PoW and PoS Consensus Algorithms

One of Ethereum’s most anticipated updates in 2018-2019 is the final part called Serenity, which will lead to the shift of the consensus algorithm...

The Lightning Network and Its Functions

Solving the Bitcoin scalability problem is no easy task. This problem has taken a long time of research and development, but the solution could...

Everything You Need to Know About Litecoin

In this article, we will try to develop the essence of the project and the main differences with Bitcoin. Where to buy, save, and how to mine Litecoin, and prospects for cryptocurrency quotes.

Bitcoin: 10 Things I Wish I’d Known Earlier

Bitcoin is a crazy beast! It's had some huge ups and downs over the past few years for those that are trading it as...

How Does Ripple (XRP) Fare against the Rising Stablecoins?

Ripple Labs was poised to overtake the bitcoin network because of its fast speeds and cost-effective transaction framework. Ripple's XRP promised to convert crypto assets from mere investment options to viable, widespread means of digitized, global payments.

The Major Risks of Investing in DeFi and How to Mitigate...

For a crypto enthusiast, there could never be a better time to be alive. First, there's their growing acceptance as a store of value. Additionally, developers keep churning out exciting products promising to revolutionize our financial lives. One such product is Defi, and 2020 has seen its popularity grow in leaps and bounds.

The Best  Crypto Trading Bots Going into 2021

The increased acceptance of Cryptocurrencies is a boon for the financial sector. It promises to improve the inefficiencies of the mainstream financial systems. Again, their adoption expands access to services. Furthermore, it creates a unique investment opportunity. 

5 Ways Investors Lost Cryptos in 2020

Without a doubt, 2020 is the year that the crypto community experienced significant growth. Cryptocurrencies regained much of their lost value and reached new heights, thanks to their growing adoption. 

Libra: The Official Cryptocurrency of Facebook

In this article, we will examine Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency, its essence, its special features, the advantages and disadvantages, and the problems and prospects of...

What is IDO? Is it the End of ICO and IEOs?

Cryptocurrency and blockchain aim to reduce dependence on regulated financial models and centralized platforms. Unfortunately, the majority of the exchanges are still running as centralized and in fully controlled models. 

Dash Is Known for Privacy, But Should You Invest In It?

Dash was developed with privacy in mind and to overcome the shortfalls that Bitcoin was facing. Originally introduced as Xcoin in 2014, the crypto has rebranded twice - first as Darkcoin then as Dash. Speculation that Xcoin was a pump-and-dump scheme were rife and likely contributed to the name change. As the altcoin was being renamed to Darkcoin, it received press, which pushed its adoption among darknet markets. Ever since, Dash has had a somewhat controversial reputation to the effect that even some governments pushed for their delisting. 

5 Best Websites to Buy Bitcoins Directly from Your Device, Anonymously

Blockchains are secure and imitable, but these publicly-circulated ledgers aren’t anonymous. In contrast, crypto assets are designed for transparency. If you make crypto investments, analysts can dedicate sufficient resources to track down your identity.

Harvest.io: The World’s First Cross-Chain Money Market

As cryptocurrency use gains more popularity, so do the innovations around this space. Crypto enthusiasts are set to enjoy increased convenience and ease of use after Kava unveiled Harvest.io. This cross-chain money market has a global reach, which makes it quite convenient for investors. 

 9 Best Blockchain Project Ideas for 2021

The blockchain market is estimated to exceed $39.7 billion by 2025, thanks to a growing need for smooth supplier management and simplified business operations. Blockchain promises secure data and easier recording of the transaction value. 

Bye Bye Libra, Hello Diem!

If you think Bitcoin had a controversial entry into the cryptocurrency scene, think Libra. Diem, previously Libra, hasn't even entered the market, and it is already getting unpopular nicknames like Global coin and Facebook Coin. 

5 Best Staking Coins in 2020: Checking Out Number 4

Investors stake their cryptocurrencies by locking their assets for the reward incentives. Staking is similar to saving in banks because users lock their money in preferred financial services, but crypto staking earns higher ROI than fiat savings in banks. 

DeFi Investing 101: A Complete Beginners Guide 

The crypto space is decorated with exciting projects. In the year 2020, however, none has caught the eye as much as DeFi has. DeFi is an acronym for decentralized finance, several protocols geared towards providing financial services while eliminating a central governing authority from transactions.

How Defi will Help To Bank The Unbanked

The statics couldn't paint a grimmer picture. According to the World Bank's findex report of 2017, up to 1.7 Billion people are either unbanked or underbanked. They, for the most part, cannot access financial services. Where they do, it is inadequate for their needs. As access to financial services impacts poverty reduction, this statistic makes for sad reading. We need urgent interventions to remedy the situation.

Who Is the True Creator of Bitcoin?

Satoshi Nakamoto is the known and recognized creator of Bitcoin. And even if we don’t know who Satoshi Nakamoto is or was, we do...

Top 5 Best DeFi Tokens for Smart Investors

2020 is undoubtedly one year that will go down in history books. Far from the global health and economic crisis resulting from the pandemic, this year has seen an explosive growth of decentralized finance. In fact, we can only compare it to the 2017 ICO boom. 

The Best Use Cases For Decentralized Finance Projects

There's hardly a facet of our lives left untouched by blockchain technology. From the most ubiquitous to the complex of our engagements, its effects are discernible. But perhaps the one sector where its effects are most discernible is in finance. The shortfalls of the legacy financial systems provide the right environment for innovation to sprout. Fintech firms are outdoing themselves in the production of products and technologies aimed at bettering users' experiences.

Top 5 DeFi Projects to Look Out for in 2021

The DeFi industry is still in its infancy stage but has already registered some impressive growth over the years. The industry's total value is currently locked at $14.92 billion and is expected to grow in the coming year. 

Should You Invest in Privacy Coins in 2021?

As cryptocurrency use cases increase by the day, several investment opportunities have cropped up, making it increasingly difficult for fintech investors to choose their portfolios' best options.