Posts Tagged ‘understanding cryptocurrency’

An Illustrated Glossary of Cryptocurrency Slang (Infographic)

If you’re interested in hopping on-board the crypto-train, it’s important to know what you’re talking about. Just like the pool of investors and the market itself have grown considerably over the years, so has the culture, along with new slang and memes popping up everyday. To equip yourself with up-to-date cryptocurrency slang, Entrepreneur offers a quick […]

ICO Attorneys Felix Shipkevich And Stefan Savic Presenting Strafford CLE

Shipkevich ICO attorneys will be presenting a 90-minute Strafford CLE live webinar on virtual currency and regulations on Wednesday the 18th at 1:00 pm. The lecture titled “Cryptocurrency: Evolving Regulatory Landscape, Recent SEC, CFTC, FinCEN, IRS Enforcement Actions,” will update current regulations of cryptocurrency and how their enforcement actions will affect companies invested in ICO […]

State of Cryptocurrency Regulation — a series of articles

Regulatory environment plays a large role in determining the growth of all financial markets. This applies to crypto markets as well. Therefore, if you trade in cryptocurrencies then besides technical aspects of trading it’s important for you to have a basic idea of global cryptocurrency regulations as well. presents a series of articles that will […]

A Guide to Airdrops

Airdrops and coin forks have become the hottest new craze within the crypto community. Many airdrops and coin forks have recently taken place with even more lined up for the next few months. Many questions arise when airdrops are analyzed. What is their purpose? Are they a benefit or detriment in the short- and long-term? […]

Making Sense of the World’s Cryptocurrency Rules

Getting your head around cryptocurrencies was hard enough before governments got involved. But now that policy makers around the world are drawing up fresh regulations on everything from exchanges to ICOs, keeping track of what’s legal has become just as daunting as figuring out which newfangled token might turn into the next Bitcoin. The rules […]

How to Read a Cryptocurrency White Paper

White papers have come to be known as an essential part of creating a new blockchain project or cryptocurrency. Investors, businesspeople, and developers expect to see a document that explains what problem the project solves and how it does so. Consequently, learning how to read a white paper is a critical task for anyone getting […]

Want free cryptocurrency? ‘Airdrops’ is coming

Digital currency developers are trying a new tack for marketing and encouraging mass adoption: “airdropping” free cryptocurrencies into people’s accounts. Here are a few reasons more digital coin developers are pursuing airdrops: Promotion Mass adoption Price Read more

How to choose the best bitcoin or cryptocurrency exchange

The more mainstream cryptocurrencies become, the more investors expect the same level of security from cryptocurrency exchanges as they are accustomed to from their banks and brokers. The cryptocurrency market is maturing, but still a little like the Wild West. It’s crucial that investors look for red flags when choosing a cryptocurrency exchange and do […]

Beware cryptocurrencies, European authorities warn

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) issued a warning about the risks of investing in cryptocurrencies. The bottom line from cautionary notes is: “You should not invest money you cannot afford to lose.” Read more View the Warning (PDF)

Goldman Sachs: Today’s Cryptocurrencies Will Go to Zero, But Stronger Digital Currencies May Still Emerge

Goldman Sachs head of Global Investment Research Steve Strongin says that he believes most cryptocurrencies will ultimately fall to zero as current iterations are “too primitive” to be viable in the long term. Transactions are costly and lengthy, and cybersecurity issues plague the current cryptocurrency infrastructure. But on the bright side, the Amazons and Googles […]