The Ultimate Guide to Crypto-backed Loans [Updated, October 2018]

The History and Functions of Banking The history of banking can be traced back to early civilizations, particularly after human beings transitioned from operating in isolated hunter-gatherer communities, to larger agricultural societies sometime after 12,000 BC. Before currencies were created, merchants and traders largely dealt in food grains and food cattle. This system is called... Continue Reading →

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Hardware Wallets and Attack Surface

People who own cryptocurrencies have the option to store their coins either in hot wallets or online wallets which are always connected to the internet or in cold wallets which are hardware devices not connected to the internet. Hot wallets have a reputation of being subject to hacks and theft because of their perpetual connection... Continue Reading →

The Value of Proof-of-Work

A Proof-of-Work or PoW is a consensus algorithm in a blockchain network which is used to confirm transactions and produce new blocks to the chain. Users on the network send each other digital tokens where the decentralized ledger consolidates all the transactions into blocks. Confirming transactions and arranging blocks is a responsibility borne by special... Continue Reading →

Denmark: Former Prime Minister joins Blockchain Identity Project Concordium

The former Secretary-General of NATO and former Prime Minister of Denmark. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, has joined Concordium - a Danish identity-validating, regulatorily compliant blockchain network - as a strategic advisor. The chairman of Concordium, Lars Seier Christensen, said: “Given the enormous scope and far-reaching potential of the Concordium Network, it is essential for the Concordium... Continue Reading →

Smart Contract Platforms

Smart Contracts have been all the rage ever since they first appeared on the radar of techies around the world. They were both very exciting and quite mysterious as a lot of their potential hadn’t been tapped into. This made them a mainstay on thousands of tech, especially crypto, forums all over the world. But... Continue Reading →

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