Cryptocurrenty has the potential to be as disruptive to society as the creation of the internet, affecting the way we transact with family, friends, colleagues, banks and customers. And bitcoin, the most recognizable cryptocurrency, put blockchain on the map, which has created a massive use case for the technology.
As you may remember, about a month ago, the trailer for a satirical short film with a cryptocurrency theme hit the internet. Well if you’ve been waiting on tenterhooks since then you can now relax, as the finished film is now available for viewing.
We spoke with co-founder of ICO Alert, Mike Finch, who shared his insight into the recent ban on Initial Coin Offering (ICO) advertising on Facebook, Twitter and Googlesocial media platforms, how ICOs have been responding, and how it levels the playing field for quality ICOs to receive market attention.
Last month, the famous venture capitalist and inspiring entrepreneur, Tim Draper, made a prediction that Bitcoin will hit $250,000 by the year 2022.
CCN, in association with Brazilian industry outlet Criptomoedas Fácil, interviewed Nimrod May, CMO of Sirin Labs, to discuss the startup’s development of the world’s first smartphone to integrate blockchain technology. Codenamed ‘Finney’, the $1,000 smartphone will be manufactured by global giant Foxconn and will use Android as the operating system.
Bitcoinist spoke with the one and only Max Keiser, Wall Street veteran and host of the Keiser Report, who explained why he’s bullish on BTC, expecting it to go well over $100,000.
Hong Kong - OpenPort is a Hong-Kong based digital logistics platform that uses blockchain technology to transform domestic distribution in emerging markets. To discover the advantages of this technology, Digital Journal spoke with CEO Max Ward.
Our latest podcast features Dax Sotero, cofounder of BlokTalks, the largest cryptocurrency events company in South Florida.
Last month, Rakesh Kirpalani, a Dubai-based businessman and investor, joined the company Taklimakan Network as an adviser. Taklimakan is a mobile- and web-based blockchain solution that was developed as a training tool for investors, traders, and enthusiasts with any level of crypto experience and who want to learn how to make informed choices about the cryptocurrency market. In this interview with Mr. Kirpalani, we discuss his background in investing and advising startups, along with his thoughts on blockchain technology and conducting ICOs.
Lil Windex, the mysterious Canadian cleaning-product themed rapper best known for his 2017 single "Cleanin Up," released another music video last week — and this time, his lyrical focus was centered on one of the most heated debates within the cryptocurrency community.
After raising over $7 million USD in just a few days of its pre-sale, EQUI is carrying a lot of momentum to transform venture capital (VC) investing. Bitcoinist spoke with Baroness Michelle Mone and Doug Barrowman about the project and why they believe it will be a “game-changer” for VCs, breaking down barriers to entry for the average person.
I recently caught up with Jim Scott, Director, Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR, to discuss blockchain, at its core a Shared Distributed Ledger with strict, yet customizable rules detailing how to place information into the ledger.
If you want to know about cryptocurrency, it's best to chat with someone like Bobby Ong, whose interest in trading it online for a profit inspired him and his partner TM Lee to create CoinGecko, a website that ranks different forms of altcoins.
The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault
Erik Finman dropped out of school at 15 to pursue a career as an entrepreneur. Now, he's worth over $1.5 million in bitcoin holdings.
Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin (LTC) and former Director of Engineering at Coinbase, has taken some bold steps recently in the crypto world.
Bitcoinist spoke to David Drake, Chairman of LDJ Capital, a $200 million dollar cryptocurrency fund, about the current price downtrend, what determines ICO quality, and the potential impact of regulations in key countries across the globe.
Kir Kelevra: Crypto trading has come to a deadlock, and ICO projects are more concerned about the image rather than about the product
In 2018, crypto investors will be more cautious while investing in ICO projects, and modern crypto trading has come to a deadlock. This is the opinion of the professional crypto trader and founder of the Bitup.io investment platform Kir Kelevra. In an interview with Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Switzerland, where the expert will make a report, Kir shared his opinion on the prospects of crypto trading and the approach of overseas investors to investing in ICO.
This column is the first in a series of interviews with professionals in the cryptocurrency and blockchain community. The goal of these interviews is to weave together the views of those professionals, as well as a recommended list of follows, reads, and listens from them. This project arose from a series of discussions I had with my friend Ron Williams (starting with a lengthy conversation while awaiting the amazing TajMo concert on June 23, 2017 at the UC Theater in Berkeley, California), so naturally, Ron was one of my first interviewees. [See financial disclosure at the end of this column; nothing in this column should be construed as investment advice - this is a wildly volatile asset class, investors beware!]
Ivan Liljeqvist is an international speaker, software developer and founder of Ivan on Tech. On Ivan's channel he spreads knowledge about Blockchain technology to hundreds of thousands of viewers. He is known for making the complex simple, the boring interesting and Blockchain entertaining.