5 things to be aware of before investing in a new cryptocurrency

    As the blockchain and crypto space continues to grow and thrive, the industry has become increasingly mainstream and piqued the interest of many first-time investors. As the industry is still very much in its nascent stages, people getting involved with cryptocurrency investing often have little to no knowledge of the space and the challenges involved.   Although the industry holds so much potential and there are many exciting projects emerging on an almost daily basis, on the flipside, there is also a large number of projects that won’t…

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Swiss Bourse to launch Crypto Exchange this year

The News that SIX, owner and operator of the Swiss stock exchange is launching its own fully-regulated cryptocurrency platform is very positive and indicative that cryptocurrency has its place in the new digital economy.       Even though the cryptocurrency market has shown much volatility in 2018, the market cap is significantly up from a year ago.  As SIX CEO Jos Dijsselhos said “It is abundantly clear that much of what is going on in the digital space is here to stay”   Off the back of this exciting…

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European Banks Finally Use Blockchain – European Tech Experts React

The news broke that a group of European banks has completed the first live blockchain-based financial trades across borders via their jointly developed we.trade blockchain platform.   Built on IBM’s Blockchain Platform and its Hyperledger Fabric technology, we.trade was established by Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Nordea, Rabobank, Santander, Société Générale and UniCredit, in a bid to boost the efficiency of cross-border financial transactions.   This latest development evoked comment from leading projects leaders within the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, a number of which have already launched blockchain education initiatives…

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Industry experts weigh in on Facebook crypto ad ban reversal

    Facebook have announced that they will be reversing their crypto advertising ban, however, the ban has not been lifted for ICO’s, otherwise known as Initial Coin Offerings.     A number of blockchain and crypto industry’s most renowned experts have weighed in on this announcement and the initial Facebook blanket ban on crypto ads a “poor approach” to new ideas.    Iqbal Gandham, UK Managing Director at eToro, global investment platform said “We have always advocated for a more sophisticated approach to cryptocurrency advertising, as we believe legitimate providers shouldn’t…

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