Blockchain predictions for 2019: Crypto market crash has created “window of focus on underlying technology”, investors to gravitate towards STO fundraising model

As 2018 quickly draws to a close, we have included a selection of commentary below from a variety of industry experts from companies utilising blockchain technology to reflect on the year that was, as well as provide insight on what the next 12 months could potentially hold for blockchain.   Among the topics that are explored include the highlights and low points of 2018, trends and developments to look out for in 2019, short- and long-term predictions for blockchain, the implications of traditional/institutional investors entering the space, as well as…

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The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Introduces Insurance Coverage For Listed Assets

  Policy to Cover Both Hot and Cold Wallets.  The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Granted Full Licence by Regulator   Gibraltar – 10 December, 2018 – The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), a world-leading institutional-grade token sale platform and cryptocurrency exchange, has today announced an insurance coverage policy in association with Gibraltar based firm Callaghan Insurance. The insurance coverage ensures that assets listed on the GBX Digital Asset Exchange (GBX-DAX), a secondary exchange for the trading of digital assets, can be insured.     Speaking about today’s announcement, Nick Cowan, CEO of the…

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Crypto Market Downturn – What forces are driving this?

  Cryptocurrency markets took an abrupt downturn on 14 November, with prices of leading cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum down by over 10% and 12%, respectively, over the past 24 hours.  Looking at the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap, all show a similar performance.  The crypto market is no stranger to volatility.  When Bitcoin follows the bear or bull, so does the rest of the market… as was seen during the Crypto Gold Rush of 2017, Bitcoin’s meteoric rise took the altcoin market along for the ride.     Source:…

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Top Wall Street Adviser Embraces Bitcoin

A top wall street adviser, Ric Edelman has just thrown his weight behind Bitcoin, the video below explains.     Why is this big news for Bitcoin? Edelman is a respected financial adviser and his firm was voted the no 1 RIA firm in 2018 by Barron’s. At the moment the firm cannot purchase Bitcoin for clients because of SEC restrictions but Edelman believes than a Bitcoin ETF will eventually be approved and this will bring a flood of money into Bitcoin and also into the crypto market as a…

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How to Trade Cryptocurrency: 10 Simple Tips to Get Started

Trade Cryptocurrency, here are 10 Simple Tips to Get Started – Even if you are already armed with information about the crypto world, discovering it is extremely intimidating, especially since you are dealing with a subject matter that is naturally complex.     When we are trading cryptocurrencies, what comes to mind first is how to decide which cryptocurrency is viable for doing so. Unlike stocks, performing fundamental analysis for cryptocurrencies is radically different since there are no financial statements. Thus, it is even more important for us to engage in…

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EOT Wallet / Exchange Review

  EOT Wallet is an online EOT, BTC and altcoin wallet and also offers an exchange with a number of trading pairs.       Updates:  Latest listings   What is Bitcoin Private   What is BEZY   What is DigiByte   Features:   EOT Wallet EOT Wallet is an online EOT, Bitcoin and altcoin wallet within which you can deposit, withdraw, or hold your cryptocurrency. To open the wallet is free, deposits are also free and there is a small charge for withdrawals. Transfers from EOT Wallet user to EOT Wallet…

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The Auto Block: Blockchain for Automotive Industry

The Blockchain technology was featured on Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends list back in 2016. This ingenious trend has gained quite a lot of popularity in the last few years and even though it was initially developed for the digital currency, Bitcoin, it has proven useful in many other areas such as the internet and automation.     In a nutshell, the Blockchain technology makes it possible for information to be recorded and distributed, without being copied. While Blockchain has a lot of other benefits as well, the one…

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How to buy Bitcoin dominates Google

Bitcoin was one of the top Google search trends for 2017 and we thought it would be interesting to look at the top search terms that are Bitcoin related.     Bitcoin   Bitcoin was searched between 1 Million and 10 Million times per month. The huge rise in price no doubt had a major impact on the Bitcoin search popularity.       Bitcoin Price Not surprising that this term ranks high, everyone and his dog wants to know what the Bitcoin price is or will be in the…

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Bitcoin Legend Who Bought Pizza With 10,000 Bitcoin Is Doing it Again

It’s one of the best-known cryptocurrency legends:  A guy bought two pizzas with 10,000 Bitcoin back in 2010 to prove the digital currency worked. Now he’s doing it all over.     Trying the same thing with the lightning network, he ended up paying 0.00649 Bitcoin for two pizzas, or $67, and the transaction cost about 6 U.S. cents.   “I wanted to show that yes, you still can buy pizzas with Bitcoin,”Laszlo Hanyecz said in a telephone interview from Jacksonville, Florida. “But if it’s a $50 pizza and a…

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Mogo to Make Buying Bitcoin Simple and More Accessible for Canadians

MogoCrypto to launch in Q1 2018  – VANCOUVER, Jan. 3, 2018 /CNW/ – Mogo Finance Technology Inc. (TSX: MOGO; OTCQX: MOGOF) (“Mogo” or the “Company”), one of Canada’s leading financial technology companies, today announced that it plans to bring a new level of convenience and transparency to bitcoin ownership for all Canadians. With the planned launch of MogoCrypto in the first quarter of 2018, MogoMembers will be able to easily buy and sell bitcoin through their MogoAccount.     “For the average Canadian, buying bitcoin today can be complicated, intimidating and costly, but it shouldn’t be that difficult,” said David…

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