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A Look Into Blockchain Adoption Rates From 2016 – 2018

As cryptocurrencies got more popular with their skyrocketing rises in 2017, so did the underlying technology that provides the bases for them – the blockchain. First implemented for the public to use when Bitcoin was released in 2009, the blockchain has become one of the most-talked about trends, hitting its peak in terms of search volume on November 26th, 2017.…

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Is Blockchain Over-Hyped?

“Blockchain” is one of the most popular modern topics that people are searching these days – especially during the period of December 2017 – January 2018, when Bitcoin’s price hit a record of $20,000. This is no wonder, since blockchain is the technology that underlies the core principles of Bitcoin: fast transaction times, decentralized, transparent, and secure. However, like everything…

The Best Blockchain Islands For Your Startup

With the ongoing blockchain revolution increasing across the world, there seems to be a shift in interest from cryptocurrencies to a new-found interest in the blockchain. Blockchain is now being embraced globally by countries that see its potential to disrupt existing traditional systems. Multiple industries are researching how blockchain could benefit them. Consequently, blockchain technology and blockchain platforms have wholly…

Analysis – Gold And Blockchain Use In Japan

The Fintech industry is growing in Japan. The country’s relationship with Fintech started to blossom in 2016. In 2014, fintech investments amounted to about 0.4%. This figure doubled in 2015 but the total amount was a mere $142 million. Part of the reason for this slow growth is the fact that Japan is a bank-centric country. It is estimated that…

Gold In Industry [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’re pleased to bring you our latest infographic entitled: Gold In Industry. Here, you’ll learn the basics of just how diverse and useful this shiny yellow metal is, and not just for jewelry and bullion. In fact, gold is also used in the electronics industry, in medical and health, and even in space! We’ll start you off with a few…

Singapore And Fintech

There has been an intense fintech explosion in Asia, with Singapore at the forefront of this growth. With more than 400 fintech startups in the country, Singapore stands out as the leading global fintech hub. Its strong financial presence has been an active catalyst in catapulting it towards fintech innovation. Furthermore, the country is riddled with plenty of incentives that…

Gold And Blockchain Use In Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest island country, comprising more than 13,000 islands. Due to this, it’s the 4th most populous country, with a population of about 266.7 million. It’s equivalent to about 3.5% of the world’s total population. When it comes to size, Indonesia is the 14th largest country in the world in terms of land area. In terms of combined…

Analysis – Gold And Blockchain Use In Malaysia

Malaysia is poised to achieve high-income status soon. A goal clearly stipulated in its vision for 2020. So far, it has the fourth largest economy in Southeast Asia and is ranked 38th in countries with the largest economies worldwide. With a population of about 32 million and an increasingly growing middle income class, Malaysia’s labor productivity is significantly higher than…

Malaysia and Fintech

The demand for FinTech (Financial Technology) has greatly grown in Malaysia, being fuelled by factors such as rapid adoption of technology, high internet penetration, and increased levels of mobile usage. The country’s conditions such as having a strong underlying market, a large population, and its B2C (Business to Consumer) business model has also offered great conditions for FinTech solution companies…

Why We Use The ERC223 Token Standard

Ethereum’s creator, Vitalik Buterin, was first introduced to the cryptocurrency and Bitcoin space back in 2011. In that same year, Vitalik launched Bitcoin Magazine that would constantly post articles regarding the future of cryptocurrency. Afterward, he worked on some altcoins which were based on the Bitcoin codebase. After facing a few shortcomings with the Bitcoin blockchain while trying to build…