Beyond Disruption, Crypto’s United Stance Against Covid-19 Is Its Own Proof of Concept

07.04.20 01:49 PM By Dan - Comment(s)

Blockchain enterprises are demonstrating the strength of the crypto community as a number of firms have joined forces with Binance to raise funds in the fight against Covid-19.

In early January 2020, Crypto Twitter was lining up on the streets, flying flags for Bitcoin and crypto.

Geopolitical tension...

The Remote Work Cheat Sheet

26.03.20 12:50 PM By Dan - Comment(s)

Pro tips for working from home

Making Dumb Money Smart | Following the Rocket | Using Tech That Makes Sense

24.03.20 09:17 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

Jack Nikogosian enjoyed his first brush with fame in 2015 when he survived for an entire month paying for everything using only Bitcoin. During this period, which would even see the award-winning Danish blockchain expert pay 0.04 BTC for a car ride to work,  the media popularised the epithet “B...

AmaZix always had a distributed workforce and we can tell you: smartwork is better than it sounds

11.03.20 02:10 PM By Dan - Comment(s)

AmaZix began life back in 2017 as a blockchain consultancy firm. The six founders -- the original AmaSix -- firmly believed in the principles of decentralization and, as a result, chose to function as a distributed, global team. The AmaZix team has remained fully distributed -- working remotely from...

Mass Adoption via the Unbanked | Forgoing the Glitz | Growth by Community

11.03.20 01:44 PM By Dan - Comment(s)

In trying to find a way to make cryptocurrencies more accessible to the masses, Electroneum CEO Richard Ells founded a new easy-to-use payment crypto. But having built the platform, he realized: "Mass adoption takes more than that". 

So came in-app phone airtime and data topups in Tanz...

Surviving Blockchain Events in the Shadow of Coronavirus

10.03.20 04:02 PM By Dan - Comment(s)

Novel Coronavirus is looming large over many of us in the blockchain industry, especially those who are preparing to travel to conferences and events and stand in close proximity with a long line of people we don’t know from across the world. 

A number of health organizations globally have advis...

How To Protect Yourself From DIRTY, FILTHY, Fiat Money

05.03.20 02:31 PM By Dan - Comment(s)

With news that the Chinese are burning Yuan banknotes to fight the Coronavirus, there may be fears that fiat currency is too dangerous and dirty to handle. After all, money is only as clean as the uncleanest place it has been. Consider that one US study showed that most dollar bills are contaminated...

At the Same Table as Regulators

04.03.20 02:11 PM By Dan - Comment(s)

How a Compliance-Driven Public Blockchain is Changing Perceptions Towards Emerging Technology in Financial Markets


After overcoming initial teething problems with regulatory compliance, enterprise and consumer acceptance, financial technology (FinTech) has reached a zenith, with neobanking services a...

Coronavirus, Bitcoin and the White and Black Swans

02.03.20 10:22 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

This article is not about the effects on the world health of the rapidly spreading COVID-19, better known as coronavirus. Rather, it is about the effects that a pandemic could have on the most widespread and "oldest" cryptocurrency on the planet: Bitcoin.

Let's start by clarifying that atte...

3 Steps To Validate Your Crypto Startup Idea - Part 2

27.02.20 03:29 PM By Dan - Comment(s)
Crypto Startup
3 Steps to Validating Your Crypto Startup Part 2

Continued from Part 1

STEP 2: Continued

Competitor research

A good way to gauge whether your crypto project is likely to gain traction, is by checking out your envisioned competition.

You can check your competition online with a simple search on Coinmar...

Glasses to Suits | Beyond Speculation | Decentralizing Innovation

26.02.20 01:43 PM By Dan - Comment(s)

Felix Mago is the self-styled “Grandpa” of the crypto space. The Dash Next and Dash Thailand co-founder was blogging for a German tech outlet when Bitcoin’s rise in 2014 - from $1, to $10, then $100 - prompted him to write Das Bitcoin-Handbuch: The Bitcoin Handbook.

Felix points out how, in just 10 y...

3 Steps to Validate Your Crypto Startup Idea - Part 1

26.02.20 11:35 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

There is absolutely no point building a blockchain-based product that nobody wants, will ever use, or build on top of.

If you’re planning a crypto project purely for the money, or if you’re in it to raise funds without much thought of how that money will be invested, your project has already failed b...

Grassroots Tech | Healthy Blockchain Communities | Headless Marketing

21.02.20 11:03 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

In Episode 11 of the Talkonomics Podcast, Molecule COO Devon Krantz sat down to talk with us.

Devon first stumbled upon blockchain when on a bank introduction course to Bitcoin in 2015. From there she set up her own blockchain software development firm, before co-founding Molecule, a market-based pla...

Behavioral Change | UN SDGs | Young Altruism

12.02.20 10:45 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

When Arnaud St-Paul, the founder of GIVE Nation, caught up with us to talk about the work of his project, Arnaud was keen to tell us that the blockchain came after the vision.

The vision was to affect behavioral change in society. Why the blockchain? Decentralization, money and transparency.

GIVE Nati...

David Wachsman

07.02.20 07:43 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

David Wachsman is Founder and CEO of Wachsman, the world's largest blockchain-focused communications firm with more than eighty employees working from offices in New York, Dublin, and Singapore.

In 2015, David founded Wachsman to provide public relations support to the rapidly growing bitcoin ecosys...

Dennis Lund

07.02.20 07:42 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

Experienced accountant specialized in blockchain and crypto accounting for entities across the world.

Marco Tullio Giordano

07.02.20 07:40 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

Marco Tullio Giordano is a qualified lawyer in Italy, based in Milan and co-founder of LT42 - one of the first italian legal tech companies. He’s specialized in computer related criminal law, ISP liability, cybersecurity, privacy and data protection. He’s ISO/IEC 27001:2014 lead auditor and UNI 1169...

Massimo Simbula

07.02.20 07:39 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

Massimo Simbula is a qualified lawyer in Italy. Based in Cagliari and Milan. Legal advisor of Ventures Capital, Accelerators, Startups, Crowdfunding platforms, and companies operating worldwide in the field of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, payment transmitters and Payment Service Provi...

José Maria Macedo

07.02.20 07:36 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

José worked his way up from an analyst position to become a full business partner and Head of Advisory, later spinning the department off to become a co-Founder of AmaZix Capital. As Head of Advisory José managed one of the largest marketing, community management and advisory companies in the space,...

Jonas Sevel Karlberg

07.02.20 07:36 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

Jonas is the founder of AmaZix, a partner in AmaZix Capital and a co-founder of the Nordic Blockchain Association. Jonas also holds seats on the boards of a number of companies and acts as an advisor/mentor for a string of global startups.

Jonas has 25+ years of international leadership & managem...

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