Posts Tagged ‘opinion’

Interview: Former Huobi US Compliance Chief Talks NY Cryptocurrency Exchange Report

Harry Zhou, former general counsel and compliance officer for Huobi US, spoke with CCN about the latest report from New York’s attorney general on cryptocurrency exchanges. Zhou helped set up the legal framework in New York for cryptocurrency exchanges, namely the application and regulations for the BitLicense. He represented Huobi for comments on the BitLicense […]

Don’t cut up your credit cards yet — or sell MasterCard, Visa and AmEx

The demise of the credit card is greatly exaggerated. Yes, companies like Square and PayPal, which owns Venmo, are red hot — especially with millennials. But the stocks of American Express, Visa and MasterCard have all hit record highs in the past week. It’s easy to dismiss these credit card companies as financial endangered species, […]

3 Top Fintech Stocks to Watch in September

The real beauty of fintech stocks is that they give you exposure to themes in the financial industry without the inherent risk of traditional financial businesses like banks and insurers. Plus, because they’re service or software businesses rather than risk takers, a fintech company’s growth isn’t limited by its balance sheet. Few banks could ever […]

5 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Cryptocurrency

You ought to be particularly careful with your crypto investments, especially if you participate in new ICOs. You are investing your hard earned income in crypto so make sure you get all the help you need. To get you started, have a look at the 5 basic rules you need to know about investing in crypto. […]

Still Considering Investing in Cryptocurrency? Here’s What You Need to Know.

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Phil Town discusses the practicalities of investing in cryptocurrency today. Is it still a good investment? Is it too volatile? Town warns that cryptocurrency is notoriously hard to understand. The technological aspect of cryptocurrencies make them particularly bewildering, especially if you’re just starting out. Watch the video

Daniel Zakrisson, CEO at Cofound.it: ICO is not a way to raise funds. It’s a way to start your network

Startupers should initially treat an ICO as a tool for growing their business rather than just raise funds. It is the opinion of Daniel Zakrisson, CEO at Cofound.it Startup Accelerator. In the interview, he shares his perspective on the blockchain industry development in Sweden and gives tips for startupers aiming to launch ICOs. Read the […]

How To Spot Fraudulent ICOs… And Avoid Them [ANALYSIS]

How can you tell if an ICO is a legitimate investment or a scam that just aims to steal your money? There are several things to look out for.  If you’re seriously considering a particular ICO right now, here are some questions you should be asking before handing over your cold, hard cash, based in […]

Former Crypto Lawyer and ICO Advisor Julian Zegelman: Investing in ICOs Is a Risk on Dynamite

Julian Zegelman, a lawyer with many years of experience, has turned into a VC — he’s now a general partner at TMT Blockchain Fund, a venture capital fund investing in blockchain technology projects. But why did he end his legal career? Read the interview

How to check for verified ICO advisors before investing

Navigating the ICO market can be difficult for both amateur and seasoned investors alike, given that the knowledge required to make adequate assessments stems from fields as diverse as cryptography, game theory, economics, and law. More so, due diligence processes require inquiries that are not done easily online. The existing knowledge gap and the amount […]

Riskalyze Fintech Report Card: August 2018

Riskalyze CEO Aaron Klein gives the thumbs up or thumbs down on the biggest news to hit advisor technology in the previous month: JP Morgan Launching Free Investing App Treasury Report Endorses Fintech Wish List Titan Graduating from Y Combinator With Eyes on Affluent Millennials Betterment Introduces Smart Saver Feature for Rising Interest Rates Chicago […]