What can cryptocurrency technology give us?

Blockchain has become the word du jour – but if you think it relates to a marathon run of Tetris, think again. Blockchain is the tech that underpins cryptocurrencies, and very clever it is too – so clever in fact, that utilising it to its full potential could change the way we manage society in the future…. View Article

Finally, a viable Bitcoin hedging option?

While the meteoric rise in Bitcoin prices takes a much-needed pause, there’s good news on the horizon for BTC holders looking for a viable way to hedge exposure. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is progressively becoming the first inversely-correlated asset (to my knowledge) to provide moderate protection against wildly fluctuating Bitcoin prices. Up until now, Bitcoin… View Article

The “future” of Bitcoin futures

Bitcoin’s stellar run continues with prices leaping one major psychological hurdle after another. It’s been painful for investors stuck on the sidelines. Last year alone, Bitcoin (BTC) is up more than 17-fold. The surge has been driven largely by demand from individuals, with technical obstacles keeping out most big money managers like mutual funds. However,… View Article

The pros and cons of modern banks

If you’re like most of us, your bank is just a part of your everyday life. It’s where you keep your savings, receive your salary, or go for a mortgage or loan. Whether you ever go to a physical branch or not, you probably open your online banking app at least every few days. Even… View Article

Do we need Blockchain banking?

In 2017, Harvard Business Review predicted blockchains will have the same effect on the financial industry as the internet had on the media. That’s a bold statement and one which is proving more probable each day. Twenty years ago, most major media companies ignored the internet. Later, they scoffed at it, seeing it as a passing fad…. View Article

The benefits of transparency: how Bitcoin & Blockchains could change the world

Like most people, you probably have a lot of unanswered (or unanswerable) questions about the financial system. How do we set the price of gold if we don’t know how big the supply is? What’s the point of saving money for the future when inflation will devalue it with each passing year? Why are we… View Article

Funny crypto videos to get you through the dip

If you’ve found yourself feeling a little glum after checking the prices of bitcoin this past month – YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Don’t worry, HODL tight – we hope the storm will be over soon and we can have a real laugh about the time ‘we nearly fell off the chair’, following the market volatlity…. View Article

Valentine gift ideas for your Bitcoin lover

Has Bitcoin interfered a little with your love life because they never stop talking about Bitcoin? As Bitcoin appreciators, we don’t think it is going anywhere. Perhaps it’s time to embrace it with a present to show that you support the cause. Here are 7 ideas for cryptocurrency related gifts perfect for Valentines or that upcoming birthday, anniversary or holiday. Bitcoin The simplest… View Article