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When Piggy-Wallet™ went to market

In this new age of digital money, startup Pigzbe are revolutionising traditional finance from the ground up – starting with pocket money. Their piggy-wallet™, which runs on a new family-friendly token called Wollo (WLO), aims to equip children aged 6+ with the tools to navigate the intricacies of digital finance from childhood. This unique concept,… View Article

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Why Wirex is not an ICO

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have received a lot of press but not always for the best reasons. Experts estimate that over 80% of ICOs have fraudulent intentions. Unfortunately many people tend to associate any company that works in the crypto space with ICOs, and this may have a negative effect on the entire industry. So,… View Article

Is Litecoin set to outperform Bitcoin this year?

That’s the question many cryptocurrency investors and traders will no doubt be scratching their heads over as the market heats up this summer. Some say Bitcoin has already gone too far. Just one Bitcoin costs many thousands of dollars. Many feel they’ve missed the boat already. Litecoin has considerable potential as an everyday payment currency,… View Article

Is Bitcoin going to rise again?

There’s no question – Bitcoin’s been on an epic rollercoaster ride of late with the latest market figures valuing it at a mere $7,417 compared to the $19,343 highs of December 2017. But it’s not the only cryptocurrency that’s suffered, with Ethereum and Ripple both experiencing similar drops – so is it the end for the newest… View Article

What’s your crypto risk appetite?

Cryptocurrencies have introduced many once-uninterested people to active investing. But before you put a penny into any sort of investment, it’s crucial to know your risk appetite. What is risk appetite? Simply put, it’s the amount of risk you can stomach. Broadly defined, it’s your ability to psychologically and financially handle the possibility of negative outcomes…. 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

Why market cap is more important than price

The dollar price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies gets a lot of attention and scrutiny. But surprisingly, the price of a digital currency isn’t the best way to assess its value – the market cap is far more important. Here’s why you should focus on that. What does market cap mean? In its regular usage,… View Article

Bitcoin Vs The dotcom bubble

There has been a lot of debate lately about how Bitcoin compares to the dotcom bubble. Both involve new technology and rapidly increasing prices, so it’s no surprise comparisons are being drawn. Let’s take a look at exactly what bubbles are, and the similarities and differences between Bitcoin and the dotcom bubble. What is a… View Article

Dear Opportunists, everyone is looking into crypto. You should too

As a self-proclaimed opportunist and avid investor – I love risk. As long as the reward is appropriate; it just needs to be managed. So when I found out that bitcoin was trading at $900 earlier this year, and is now upwards of $10,000, I nearly fell off my chair. Those kinds of returns are… View Article