GSX: World’s First Cryptocurrency with Perpetual Growth in Value

Traditional financial and investment platforms have been around for a long time, allowing people to accumulate assets and earn capital. Nonetheless, the traditional investments prove a choice for the wealthy, leaving out the unfortunate in the society. Centralization is the main problem with these types of ventures, limiting the potential of people all over. Cryptocurrencies came to save the day as an investment and cash alternative for people from all lifestyles. Over 5500, cryptocurrencies are running in the global crypto…

How to avoid buying into an ICO or Token Sale that is destined to fail

An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is an easy way of investing in a blockchain-based project still developing. With good research, intuition, and a bit of luck, you may be buying into a future cryptocurrency with global recognition. The next ICO could be the one that brings you a substantial ROI. However, it could also be one of the many ones that fail or turn out to be a hoax. Despite their continuous loss of credibility, ICOs remain widely popular. Today,…

Dapps on EOS – The Best Decentralized Apps on the EOS Blockchain

A Brief Introduction to EOS The 9th largest by Market Cap, 7th largest by transaction volume, and apparently ranked 1st in project viability, EOS was formed by blockchain veteran Dan Larimer as a social smart contract platform. The EOS white paper, published in 2017, proposed the release of an open-source software system (EOS.IO) that would help entrepreneurs and app developers create DApps quickly and easily. The main benefits of future users were to include server hosting, cloud storage, and user authentication.…

Latest Trends of Funding Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Projects

The current crypto and blockchain funding environment consist of initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs), and private funding rounds.  In the last few years, the growing and maturing blockchain/crypto landscape have attracted private equity funds to the market. Numerous benefits provided by the emerging blockchain and crypto tech have incentivized businesses and individuals to explore and invest in it.  2017 was when cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and ICOs really began to take off, with most funding raised by blockchain companies…

Cryptocurrency Regulation Hurdles: Citizen Protection or DeFi Sabotage?

Are governments keen to regulate cryptocurrencies to prevent financial fraud and protect citizens, or are they using regulation to Stifle Decentralized Finance? "What Was TON And Why It Is Over" is the title that was given to the parting statement made by Telegram's co-founder after Telegram was recently forced to abandon the TON blockchain project. After a continuous legal battle with the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), this ensued, which accused Telegram of conducting an illegal ICO sale and issuing…

Bitcoin is a Blue-chip Asset and Decentralized Exchanges Already Disrupted Centralized Exchanges, Says Coinbase

Recently, Coinbase carried out a research calling Bitcoin a blue-chip asset. It was reported that its position as a blue-chip asset is still undisputed and there is a trend where bull markets exhibit rising traction among alternative assets. The report says this may be due to several reasons, but majorly has to do with psychology. Investors seem more willing to consider altcoins during bull runs, like the time the market dominance of Bitcoin declined beneath 30 percent on Coinbase during…

The Emergence of Crypto IEO: Could 2020 Be the Hottest Fundraising?

In just over a year since it became popular, IEO (Initial Exchange Offering) managed to replace ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) as the fundraising system of choice for a majority of blockchain enterprises.  In simple terms, IEOs are a token sale that operates through a partner exchange. It's identical to an ICO in almost every way except that investors who can participate in the sale are typically limited to users on the associated exchange. The IEO process kicks off with an…

Smart Ways Scammers are Stealing Your Crypto and Data

Over the years, we've experienced a surge in interest and growth in the use of cryptocurrency. The meteoric rise of digital currency has attracted a lot of people's attention and potential investors. Unfortunately, this surge has also seen an increase in opportunistic crypto scammers and fraud cases. Cryptocurrency owners are more susceptible to hacking scams due to online wallets to store digital coins. Scammers have also realized smart ways to infiltrate software storage devices like desktops and mobile phones. The…

The Importance of Smart Contracts: An In-depth Analysis

Turing completeness is the ability of any system to stimulate other Turing complete machines. Simply put, a stimulation, when configured with specific instructions, could function on its own without outside/external interference. Qixcoin was the first cryptocurrency to feature in its source code a Turing complete mechanism. The mechanism allowed for the continuous embedding of verification that could function without third-party arbitration. It didn't take long for this innovation to pick up. Vitalik Buterin described a derivative of this mechanism that…

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