Tag: ethereum

Storing Wealth In A Digital Age

Introduction: We live in a very different world than even just a few years ago. With knowledge increasing every year, and technology making leaps and bounds, the world of finances is heading towards a realm that would be unrecognizable not too long ago. With the advent of blockchain technology and the fintech industry, the ability to own value which is…

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 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…

The Total Digital Currency Market Just Broke It’s All Time High!

Yes, we thought this was pretty big news! The last total digital currency market high was in Dec 3, 2013, at $15,792,600,000. This last Dec 21, 2016, the total digital currency market high reached $15,858,937,393! This is a historic moment. Dec 3, 2013:     $15,792,600,000 Dec 21, 2016:   $15,858,937,393 We’d like to compare a few of the just over 700 digital…

What Is Blockchain?

Blockchain technology is becoming more and more frequently used, and it will not be long before everyone has heard of this new technology. Essentially, a blockchain is a public ledger made up of all the transactions that have been made using cryptocurrencies, it is constantly growing as completed blocks are added to it in a linear and chronological order, making…

Infographic about Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

The infographic below is an informative look into the world of ICO. So what is an ICO? Well if you’re familiar with the acronym IPO (Initial Public Offering), it’s when a company opens stocks to the public in order to raise funds, and if the stock goes up in price, then everyone that bought it’s stocks profits. In a similar…