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Why 2018 Will Be A Good Year For Bitcoin

2018 has been a rocky year so far for Bitcoin. Whilst it ended 2017 on a high, it did not have the best start to the new year. Yet experts have predicted that 2018 will ultimately be a great year for the popular cryptocurrency, and this is because of ICO’s. Here are the three main contributors that have got Bitcoin into their recovery mode, and why investors should be getting excited. Legitimate ICO’s Legitimate ICO’s will play a massive part in Bitcoin success. Whilst they have been around for a long time now, not all of them have been legitimate,...

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What Happens To Your Bitcoins In A Divorce?

As the world of crypto grows ever larger, divorce lawyers are finding more and more that they are having to deal with a whole new class of assets. Whilst they are familiar with the redistribution of many types of assets, such as traditional cash, bank accounts and other investments, cryptocurrencies is relatively new ground. One of the main problems that lawyers face is the lack of traceability of cryptocurrencies; not to mention their volatility and liquidity. If a spouse does not disclose a holding of digital currencies, they cannot easily be traced and identified, unlike other assets. One of the...

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How Can Cryptocurrencies Help New Businesses

Cryptocurrencies are very dynamic in the way we can use them. While they were initially intended as a currency and medium of exchange, their wide applicability has made them more useful as investment options as well as secure IDs. Savvy entrepreneurs looking to start a new business have seen the potential in cryptocurrencies and are experimenting with various use-cases to bring new products or services to the market. Raising Capital Entrepreneurs in the financial world in general and tech-businesses in particular are aware of raising capital through crowd funding. Crowd funding allows business ideas and causes to raise their required...

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Cryptocurrency: A Volatile Market

Digital currencies have become a global phenomenon and have gained immense popularity all around the world. Virtual currencies are ardently supported by some, feared by others, while the rest just don’t understand how they work or what makes them so special. Even bankers, economists and developers find it difficult to explain cryptocurrencies in common, layman terms. Here, we will try to explain what cryptocurrencies are and what makes them so special. What are Cryptocurrencies Broken down to its simplest definition, cryptocurrencies are nothing but a record of entries in an electronic ledger that cannot be changed without meeting specific conditions....

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"Bitcoin Has Failed" - Governor Mark Carney

Mark Carney is a very smart man, so smart that in 2012 he was made the Governor of the Bank of England and has been doing a good job ever since. He is though, unsurprisingly, stuck in the old ways of dealing with money and is a traditionalist. There are many people who are dismissive of digital currency and want it to fail, it feels as though Carney is in this category. He is recently quoted as saying “Bitcoin has failed”, which to anyone with knowledge on cryptocurrency will tell you is simply not true. Sometimes technology comes along that...

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