The Cryptolife of Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom (born Kim Schmitz) must be one of the most interesting characters in our crypto world.     Dotcom is a German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur and political activist who resides in Queenstown, New Zealand. the founder of now-defunct file hosting service Megaupload.   In Germany, he rose to fame as a teenage hacker but his real fame started when, since the closure of Megaupload, he has been accused of criminal copyright infringement and other charges, such as money laundering, racketeering and wire fraud, by the U.S. Department of Justice.  …

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How to promote an ICO

ICO innovation is here!  Initial Coin Offerings, commonly referred to as ICO’s, continue to emerge in this dynamic and exciting market and billions of dollars have been raised by these types projects.   ICO’s are a new way in which to raise funds for a new cryptocurrency or blockchain startups.  A percentage of the cryptocurrency is sold to early backers of the project in exchange for other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum.     One of the most important aspects of an ICO is reaching potential investors.  Recently, FaceBook,…

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The Cryptolife of 7 Bitcoin Influencers

  What if investing in the ideology of an anonymous person, known as Satoshi Nakamoto, could completely change your financial life completely and give you the freedom to enjoy your dream life?  It’s called the Cryptolife.  Here are seven “Bitcoin Influences” who saw the potential of Bitcoin, a Peer to Peer payment system.     Roger Ver – American-Kittitian early investor in Bitcoin-related startups and Bitcoin Cash promoter       John McAfee – British-American computer programmer and businessman, He founded the software company McAfee Associates.       Tyler…

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The Cryptolife of Andreas Antonopoulos

Have you attended any Bitcoin and Blockchain conferences lately?  If so, you might have met Andreas Antonopolous in person.     Andreas Antonopoulos is a “critically-acclaimed best-selling author, speaker, educator, and one of the world’s foremost bitcoin and open blockchain experts”.  Antonopolous coined the Bitcoin phrase “The Internet of Money” and subsequently wrote a book with this title.   Where it began   Antonopoulos was born in London, England and raised in Athens, Greece. He received a degree in Computer Science and Data Communications and Distributed Systems from University College…

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The Cryptolife of Vitalik Buterin

  Vitalik Buterin, born 31 January 1994, is a Russian–Canadian programmer and writer primarily known as a co-founder of Ethereum and as a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine.     Gifted Buterin was placed into a class for gifted children and was drawn to math, programming, and economics. For the last four years of schooling, he attended the Abelard School, a private high school in Toronto which only enrols up to 50 students annually to be educated by seven full-time faculty members, and three part-time faculty members.   “I noticed my…

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The CryptoLife of Vinny Lingham aka “Bitcoin Oracle”

Serial Entrepreneur, Shark and “Bitcoin Oracle”   Vinny Lingham is an internet entrepreneur born in South Africa, living in California and a big proponent for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Lingham is a Bitcoin Foundation Board member and also known as the “Bitcoin Oracle” passing on advice and prophecy in the crypto community.     Besides his role as a Shark on Shark Tank South Africa, he has been involved in various companies as well as founded various other start up companies such as Yola.com, a web development and hosting company;  and…

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The Cryptolife of the Winklevoss twins

According to the New York Times, the Winklvii owns 1% of all Bitcoin in existence.   It all started with Facebook…   Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are twin brothers also known as the Winklevii and they became well known after suing Mark Zuckerberg, claiming he stole their ConnectU idea to create the popular social networking site Facebook. They ultimately received $65 million from the suit.   Bitcoin   It appears that the twins started accumulating Bitcoin in 2013 and they claim that they own 1% of all Bitcoins in existence. …

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The Cryptolife of John McAfee

The Cryptocurrency World has some colorful and interesting characters and one of them most certainly is John McAfee, a Libertarian British-American computer programmer, and businessman.      McAfee lived in Belize until the authorities accused and tried to implicate him in the 2012 murder of his neighbour.  He was on the run for a month, never formally charged, and later returned to the United States in 2013.     McAfee is best known for founding the computer anti-virus company in 1987, McAfee Associates, launching the world’s first commercial antivirus software.…

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