Everything you need to know about Crypto-cards [Updated, May 2019]

When humans first started settling and storing grain, the aspect of exchanging value became a prominent feature between societies, empires and civilizations. The first means of exchange happened through the barter system, where people exchanged commodities for commodities. Over time, however, it was apparent that exchanging commodities in large quantities was cumbersome and dangerous. Money... Continue Reading →

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The Ultimate Guide to Crypto-backed Loans [Updated, May 2019]

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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Two ex-Coinbase executives join Facebook

Two former Coinbase executives have joined the compliance team of social media giant, Facebook. Jeff Cartwright and Mikheil Moucharrafie joined the social media company as the policy and compliance manager and compliance officer, respectively. A veteran in the blockchain industry, Cartwright spent a bulk of the last five years at Coinbase, joining as a compliance... Continue Reading →

The Reality of Petro in Venezuela

When President Nicholas Maduro announced the launch of ‘Petro’, a new cryptocurrency in December 2017, Venezuelans and crypto fans, alike, rejoiced. According to the government, the coin was meant to supplement the Bolivar as well as help the nation overcome sanctions imposed both by the US and the EU. Further, details emerged that the coin... Continue Reading →

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