Silicon Valley’s Bitcoin Apps Are Now About Price Speculation, Not Cheaper Payments..


When Bitcoin first captivated the minds of tech executives back in 2013, it was mainly seen as a new way to make fast, cheap payments online. Roughly five years later, the number of big brands accepting Bitcoin is falling, not growing. Having said that, interest in Bitcoin hit an all-time high in December, according to Google Trends.Continue reading “Silicon Valley’s Bitcoin Apps Are Now About Price Speculation, Not Cheaper Payments..”

Bank-based blockchain projects are going to transform the financial services industry .


Cryptocurrencies are constantly evolving, with popular currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum maintaining their popularity despite recent market corrections. At the core of both technologies is the cryptographically secure digital ledger known as the blockchain. It’s a digital ledger where cryptocurrency transactions are recorded chronologically and publicly. Indeed, as the popularity of cryptocurrencies has grown,Continue reading “Bank-based blockchain projects are going to transform the financial services industry .”

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Workshop


DESCRIPTION Toronto Based Blockchain Consulting firm Blockchain Mind presents an introduction on what an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is and how to invest in a cryptocurrency startup firm’s ICO using fiat or virtual currency in an interactive setting. The agenda for the workshop is as follows: How to buy cryptocurrency How to invest in anContinue reading “Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Workshop”

Tools and Technologies in the Ethereum Ecosystem


If you are a developer new to Ethereum/blockchain, it is possible you are overwhelmed (at least I was) trying to understand all the tools and technologies in the Ethereum ecosystem. So I decided to briefly describe the various components you come across frequently while starting to learn Ethereum. Hopefully this will help you get aContinue reading “Tools and Technologies in the Ethereum Ecosystem”