cryptocurrency

Jul
23

Price prediction trend for Bitcoin in 2018, 2020 and 2025

If you ever tried to understand the workings of the cryptocurrency domain, you would surely understand that these currencies are highly volatile with chances of going way up or down in prices. However, there have been many successful predictions when it comes to the rise in Bitcoin trend. The current growth pattern for Bitcoin has […]

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Jul
20

What is the Blockchain? The Plain English version

By Bill Hess, Founder of Pixel Privacy.   The word blockchain is on everyone’s lips right now. Although you might not really understand what “blockchain” means, chances are you’ve heard people talk about it (a lot). Some people believe it will change our world for the better, and it will replace the banks that we […]

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Jul
19

Despite sensationalism and fear, blockchain is the real deal for businesses

It would seem that blockchain is gaining a bad reputation from many, thanks to the hyperbole being perpetuated in certain quarters. But while sensationalist and negative headlines confuse, a handful of banks are destined to have the last laugh as they move forward with adoption of the technology. The most common mistake being made, is […]

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Jul
19

Mastercard tries to make paying with virtual coins easier

Mastercard has landed a US patent for a payment system that would make it easier for people to quickly and securely settle transactions with cryptocurrencies. First reported by Coindesk, Mastercard said its proposed method would mean the payee assumed less risk in a cryptocurrency transaction, which could result in a higher acceptance of virtual coins […]

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Jul
19

CFA exam to include blockchain and cryptocurrency parts from 2019

With cryptocurrencies here to stay, education needs to start meeting student and employer demand. Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies will be making an appearance in the level I and II Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams from 2019 onwards as part of a broader new reading called Fintech in Investment Management. The material will be released in […]

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Jul
18

Australian cryptocurrency exchange Cointree enters the SMSF space with new partnership

Cointree, one of Australia’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, has identified a growing interest from customers wanting the ability to purchase cryptocurrency with their superannuation. Due to this increased demand, Cointree is partnering up with New Brighton Capital, who offer accredited SMSF accounting services and focus on helping Australians own crypto in their super. “I am very […]

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Jul
18

From sneakers to sex toys: How rewards startup Incent Loyalty is partnering with 345 retailers to offer cryptocurrency for online shopping

Sydney-based retail rewards startup Incent Loyalty has partnered with 345 online stores, including the likes of Europcar, Sketchers, Sephora and adult store Black Label, to offer shoppers cash back in cryptocurrency, and already has some 5000 users on its platform. Co-founder and chief executive of Incent Loyalty Rob Wilson tells StartupSmart the idea behind the […]

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Jul
16

Decentralised forms nation’s first crypto vault, says bitcoin not a bubble

Stephen Moss-led Decentralised Capital has formed a partnership to capitalise on growing interest in digital currencies and new-age vaults, reflecting his view that bitcoin is not a bubble waiting to burst. The blockchain assets and investments firm has teamed with safety deposit box group Custodian Vaults to set up what they claim is Australasia’s first […]

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