Tag: guest post

Sep 12 2021

Sorry pleb, Elon Musk is really your ‘Dogefather’

Sep 12 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture dogeusd guest post people

The following is a guest post by Justin O'Connell from GoldSilverBitcoin.com. You’re wrong. Elon Musk isn’t joking when it comes to Dogecoin. This misconception is perpetuated on social media, in the mainstream press, and even in Telegram chats. As...

4,307% ROI, guaranteed!!! (and other crypto scams to avoid)

Sep 12 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post hacks scams

The following is a guest post from Josef Moser, co-founder of Cryptoradar. Crypto scams are getting more sophisticated. As more retail investors get on board the crypto train, it’s not surprising that malicious actors are trying to take advantage of new traders and unsecured crypto accounts. If you’re fresh on the crypto scene, it’s critical that you watch out for all the gimmicks...

Aug 26 2021

Binary options trading with Bitcoin (BTC): How it works

Aug 26 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post trading

Many traders would first think of margin trading, with its high risk, high reward approach. However, there’s another high-risk strategy out there: Binary options trading. What Is Binary Options Trading? Among...

Aug 23 2021

Not banks, not memecoins: Is crypto’s biggest hurdle a political one?

Aug 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post

It is not a secret that cryptocurrency has been struggling to find its place in the world. The problem is not that it does not have any value, as many people are happy to use it for transactions without conversions into fiat currency. The issue is with governments and regulations. Some believe cryptocurrency needs regulation, while others feel like regulating said financial disruptor...

Aug 14 2021

Is Jack Dorsey the qualified face for crypto banking?

Aug 14 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btc btcusd guest post people

Square, which is known for its disruptive innovations in the field of finance and technology, has announced that it will be launching a new platform to support decentralized financial projects using Bitcoin. The decentralized finance movement, or DeFi, is gaining momentum. And...

Aug 11 2021

Will blockchain microlending fill a financing shortfall for small business owners?

Aug 11 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi guest post

In the analog world, we tend to define borrowed money by its purpose. Loans come prefaced with labels — home, college, business — and represent investments in tangible goals. We want our homes to grow in value; our degrees to facilitate high-paying jobs; our businesses to expand. It’s simple logic: We borrow when we need to cover shortfalls, with the expectation that the...

Seriously, Venture Capitalists bring legitimacy to crypto, DeFi, and NFTs

In the summer of 2016, the value of all crypto in the world was not quite $10 billion. Since then, that number has only increased. Today, anyone can buy crypto with Robinhood, S&P 500 companies have placed bitcoin on their balance sheets, and the overall value of the crypto market remains at more than $1.5 trillion as of writing. BlackRock CEO Larry Fink...

Aug 07 2021

The importance of yielding randomness on blockchains

Aug 07 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post technology

In the physical world, it's easy to achieve randomness because nature by itself is so random. But in the digital world, things are a little different and usually require some form of human-induced randomness to produce the desired result. The Random Number Generator (RNG) is such a piece of software or hardware that is used in computing to generate random numbers. This tool...

Jul 30 2021

Crypto scams, DeFi hacks, and rug pulls: Why the crypto industry needs insurance tech

Jul 30 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi guest post hacks insurance

Your bags are gone. How do you alleviate that concern? With insurance. Unfortunately, DeFi users don't have much choice when protecting their assets, and only an estimated $2 billion of DeFi's $100 billion TVL is insured. Needless to say, crypto and DeFi are still in the exploratory phase in finding an optimal insurance solution. Exploits have become almost inevitable and hidden in plain...

Beginner’s guide to margin crypto trading

Jul 30 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post trading

In 1940, the chances of children outperforming their parents in terms of income was 41%. In 1980, this decreased to 8%, according to Opportunity Insights. Given the current inflation trajectory followed by wide-scale suspension of economic activity throughout 2020, it seems likely that social mobility compared to previous generations will continue to decline. One way in which this...

Jul 29 2021

Privacy & possession in crypto: The story of non-custodial protocols

Jul 29 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post privacy

No private keys, no crypto. Individuals in the crypto domain often strive to be their own bank. There is good reason for them to do so, considering the gradual rise of surveillance states and big tech companies. Because traditional finance is centralized and debt-driven, it has manifested persistent issues and shortcomings, particularly concerning financial access. Besides excluding the global unbanked population, financial institutions...

Jul 21 2021

Central Bank Digital Currencies: The Consumerization of Money

Jul 21 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  banking cbdc guest post

Consumerization is the influence that products originating in the consumer markets eventually have on the broader commercial markets. Apple is the prototypical example of a consumer-focused company reshaping and ultimately transforming small-business, enterprise, and public-sector industries: the first iPhone began as a purely consumer-oriented gadget and eventually thoroughly disrupted...

Jul 17 2021

The dilemma of interoperability & trustlessness: Genuine or apparent?

Jul 17 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  guest post

There are times when we have two choices (or maybe more) that are mutually exclusive. Choosing one implies forgoing the other, as we can have them both at the same time. To take a simple example, suppose you are invited to two events happening simultaneously in different venues. Despite being equally interested in both, you can only attend one unless you are a...

Jul 13 2021

How to build a profitable industrial-scale Bitcoin mining operation

Jul 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd guest post mining

So you want to build an industrial-scale Bitcoin mining farm, or scale up a smaller operation. Chances are you're being forced to make the decision, too: Either scale up and become more competitive with other mining operations or have someone else mine for you by outsourcing or pooling — or stop mining altogether. Over the past decade, Bitcoin mining has evolved dramatically. Anyone...

Jul 07 2021

Back to the moon: Could the Robinhood IPO breathe new life into the ailing crypto market?

Jul 07 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges guest post

After much excitement and a series of fresh all-time highs for the likes of Bitcoin and other altcoins, the cryptocurrency market experienced a significant crash during May that left sentiment among investors at a new low. Although cryptocurrency markets are famously volatile, the sheer depths that the May 2021 crash delved into carried a sense of devastation about it. The market itself, which...

Jul 04 2021

Is cryptocurrency the solution to financial inequality?

Jul 04 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption guest post

Experts predict that cryptocurrency will soon overtake FIAT money as the preferred medium of exchange, possibly as early as 2030. What does this mean for those who are experiencing financial difficulties right...

Jul 02 2021

The intrinsic value of crypto beyond the financial cycles

Jul 02 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption guest post

Over the past three years of operation, my colleagues at ARPA and I have had the opportunity to reflect in-depth on the nature of blockchain technology and its applications. What do these obscure terms like decentralization, immutability, fairness, and transparency mean for human society? We share our thoughts, which we’ve formulated into eight concepts, with you today in this...

Jul 01 2021

What is the practicality of El Salvador adopting a national digital currency?

Jul 01 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd guest post

El Salvador’s congress voted to accept the cryptocurrency and won a supermajority of 62 out of 84 votes. Starting in September, El Salvador will soon have two official currencies: the U.S. dollar (USD) and bitcoin (BTC). In...

Jun 26 2021

What does China’s crypto crackdown mean for the industry?

Jun 26 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis btcusd guest post regulation

The latest crackdown has compelled many bitcoiners to scramble for the exits, leaving their diamond-handed counterparts to issue witticisms that underline the former’s shaky resolve. One Twitter user, for instance, pointed out that many of bitcoin’s critics refuse to buy the asset “because China controls it” – while others sold “because China banned it.” So is the latest ban...

Jun 25 2021

How comparing TradFi with DeFi reveals the future of finance

Jun 25 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi guest post

A unique combination of lockdowns, March’s stock market crash and Robinhood’s commission-free trading innovation created a massive surge of a new class of investors. At an average age of 31, millions of novice traders replaced sports betting, movie-watching and other hobbies with obsessive staring at stock charts on their newly discounted brokerages’ apps. Robinhood alone went up from 10 million users in 2019...

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