Tag: blockchain technology

Does Gold Still Have A Future In The Wave Of Growing Digital Assets?

The last few years have seen a boom in blockchain technology, a tidal wave in the FinTech industry. One of the major pivot points was the creation of Bitcoin, and soon afterwards Ethereum. Both of these technologies were extremely fundamental in where we are today with digital assets. Bitcoin introduced the concept of a cryptocurrency (a digital currency) secured by…

The People Of Blockchain: Roger Ver

Introduction: Roger Ver is an entrepreneur, investor, angel investor, and former politician. He’s heavily interested in blockchain technology, and in particularly with Bitcoin (which caught his attention in 2010). Ver was born in the United States, however, after relinquishing his US citizenship, now resides in Tokyo, Japan. His enthusiasm is not without criticism however. On his Twitter account, he describes…

How Blockchain Technology Is Changing The Face Of The World Today

If you’ve been around the FinTech or cryptocurrency scenes, then you probably know what blockchains are; But if you don’t know, then allow me to quickly explain. A blockchain is a distributed public ledger of transactions. These are actually quite new and enable us to do things that we’ve never been able to do in the digital age before. In…

The People Of Blockchain: Vitalik Buterin

Introduction: If you’ve been around the subjects of blockchain technology, the fintech industry, or cryptocurrencies for very long, then you’ve likely heard of Vitalik Buterin. Possibly second in popularity only to Satoshi Nakamoto (though not as mysterious); Buterin may even be on par with (or above) in popularity with Nakamoto, since his identity is no secret, and his famously successful…

DNC Award Gala Dinner 2017

Coming soon on April 2nd 2017, Sunday, DinarDirham in conjunction with ETPS, SABA Capital, and Blockchain Inc. will be hosting a DNC Award and Gala Dinner for 2017 – this will be our 2.0 Gala Dinner. The prestigious event will be held in the Grand Ballroom at the Magellan Sutera Resort/Harbour, in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, on the island of Borneo.…

What Is Ethereum? And How Does It Work?

What Is Ethereum? Ethereum is a decentralized platform which operates smart contracts which are run on a custom built blockchain, ie. Ethereum’s blockchain – it also allows for the building of decentralized applications. A blockchain is a decentralized (no central governance) shared public ledger (a distributed computing network), which contains continually updated and public records of all transactions on it.…

The People Of Blockchain: Who Is Satoshi Nakamoto?

Who Is Satoshi Nakamoto? Satoshi Nakamoto is famously attributed to having created the cryptocurrency Bitcoin (the Bitcoin protocol that is), and the blockchain technology behind it, which has since exploded into an entire industry. The truth of the matter is that no one seems to really know who Satoshi Nakamoto is, as he has remained reclusively anonymous. The ideas that…

The Fantastic Flowering Field Of Fintech

The term “Fintech” is an extremely broad term, as the field has exploded as of recent times. And the following infographic was meant to cover the field in a broad sense, there are many topics within Fintech that could each be discussed in much greater detail than we are able to do with the limited time and space we have…

How To Get Bitcoins & How Much Are They Really Worth?

What are Bitcoins? Bitcoins are generally considered to be the first cryptocurrency to come across to the public, first conceived in 2008 and released shortly afterword. It has since inspired many other cryptocurrencies (or digital currencies) to arise. It’s a decentralized, peer to peer, way of moving value across the internet, peer-to-peer transactions without the need of a middle man;…