Why you should sign John McAfee’s “Declaration of Currency Independence”

John McAfee has thrown down the gauntlet and signaled his commitment to the crypto cause by announcing his plans to pay for every signature to the charter known as The Declaration of Currency Independence.   Quoting John McAfee: So everyone understands my commitment to The Declaration of Currency Independence: I have paid and will pay everyone’s transaction fees for signing this document on the Ethereum Blockchain. I have pre-paid $30,000 into an escrow account. Please sign.https://t.co/kHnMiGICmJ John McAfee (@officialmcafee) May 25, 2018       Why should we care? It…

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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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How to find the best Bitcoin Trading Platform or Exchange

  Exchanges are often in the news, either due to listing of new crypto / ICO token; customer service issues or loss of crypto due to hacking.     There have been numerous exchange hacks in the lifetime of Bitcoin with the most famous one being Tokyo based Mt.Gox where approximately 850,000 bitcoins belonging to customers and the company were missing and likely stolen from their hot wallet.  Hot wallets are connected to the internet and as a result, vulnerable to hacking. This was an amount valued at more than…

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Circle buy Poloniex Crypto Exchange

As the value of cryptocurrencies continues to grow, so does the opportunity for business acquisitions. Circle, a peer-to-peer payments technology company using the blockchain, founded by Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville in October 2013 have just announced the acquisition of Poloniex, a crypto exchange.       According to Reuters, Circle is “one of the leading players in the over-the-counter market for bitcoin trading, and is soon launching a retail-focused app for buying cryptocurrencies, Circle Invest.  One of the best-funded blockchain startups, its investors include Goldman Sachs Group Inc and…

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How can Cryptocurrency and the Blockchain help us

On the 31 October 2008,  the Bitcoin whitepaper was released via the metzdowd mailing list. Bitcoin – Peer to Peer electronic cash.  A historical day which set in motion the “Internet of Money” causing disruption to financial institutions, governments, and all of us in general.        Cryptocurrency and the decentralised digital cash system has revolutionized the way we transact with value as well as invest some of our savings.  Raising capital has changed with the introduction of crowdfunding and ICO’s, Initial Coin Offerings vs traditional funding methods.  The…

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