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A beginners guide to Litecoin

With over 1000 cryptocurrencies now available, there are plenty of options for those looking to diversify their holdings. One of the most popular altcoins is Litecoin. Here are the basic facts you should know about Litecoin. Litecoin is almost identical to Bitcoin Litecoin is a peer to peer cryptocurrency which works in pretty much the same way as… View Article

A shoutout to the women making waves in crypto

At the last count, 49% of the world’s population, was made up of women; but recent figures show that only between 5% – 7% are cryptocurrency users; however, with its roots firmly cemented in the worlds of technology, and finance – perhaps it’s really not that surprising. Nevertheless, there’s a definite core of girl power… View Article

What’s the difference between an IPO and an ICO?

ICOs have exploded in popularity over the last year. If you’re wondering how they compare to traditional IPOs, here’s a primer. What is an IPO? An IPO (Initial Public Offering) is the first public sale of a private company’s shares. Companies need to be large before its worth holding an IPO, although there’s no size… 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

Recipe for launching a successful ICO

This year alone, we have been flooded with a sea of new Initial Coin Offering’s (ICO’s) entering the crypto market. Whilst some are promising, most seem to be rushed and released to the public to gain a quick buck; No clear intention of where they might be heading in the future. ICO sales are notoriously… View Article

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Cryptokitties Review… immortal kittens on the Blockchain

It started as an office joke… When we first heard about cryptokitties we thought it was ridiculous. The idea that a virtual kitten could outlive us all (and stay cute forever)… because it exists on the blockchain… We all laughed at the idea… WHAT was all this hype about? People were going absolutely mental and it was… View Article

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Pavel speaks: Asia Tech Podcast with Michael Waitze

Our CEO Pavel Matveev joins Michael Waitze on the Asia Tech Podcast to share his inspiration behind Wirex. This 45-minute podcast delves into bitcoin, blockchain, and banking. They also discuss the current state of the crypto market and ICO projects. Read the full podcast below:   Michael 00:04 Hi, this is Michael Waitze from ATP Crypto, and… View Article

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10 Facts to get you acquainted with NEM/XEM

1. NEM is a peer-to-peer network that facilitates the transfer of currency but is also able to transfer messages, assets and smart contracts. 2. NEM is the platform. XEM is the currency used on the platform. 3. NEM stands for New Economy Movement 4. NEM was built 100% from scratch, (written in java and javascript)… View Article

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Pavel Presents: will Blockchain transform your business?

Earlier last month, our CEO Pavel Matveev presented at PayExpo Europe – UK’s largest payment event. He shares his expertise on the current state of blockchain technology and its rapid adoption across different industries. Pavel highlights the changing economic landscape and what this means for regulation. He also delves into ICOs, lightning network and the… View Article