Tag: self custody

Sep 16 2022

New Mnemonics For Memorizing Bitcoin Seed Phrases

While you might only know seed phrases as 12 or 24 words, there are a variety of ways for humans to memorize information.This is an opinion editorial by Thorbjørn König, a principal product designer with a sole focus on creating great user experiences for bitcoin products and services....

Sep 10 2022

The All-Important Journey To Self-Custody Bitcoin

Two Bitcoiners explain their custody journey and invite others to reflect upon their own steps to claiming their sovereignty.This is an opinion editorial by Mark Maraia, an entrepreneur, author of “Rainmaking Made Simple” and Bitcoiner, and Casey Carrillo, associate editor at Bitcoin Magazine.One of the many things that makes bitcoin such an amazing asset is our ability to take possession of...

Jul 19 2022

Bitcoin Self-Custody Is Necessary For Financial Sovereignty

Bitcoin was designed to empower the individual through the separation of money and state. Self-custody wallets are integral in preserving that goal.This is an opinion editorial by Kudzai Kutukwa, a passionate financial inclusion advocate who was recognized by Fast Company magazine as one of South Africa’s top-20 young entrepreneurs under 30.The release of the Bitcoin white paper in 2009...

Jul 16 2022

Multisignature For The Nontechnical Bitcoiner

Jul 16 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  coldcard culture ledger multisig opinion

Using a managed multisignature solution is a way for the less technical Bitcoin users to protect themselves from centralized, third-party security holes.This is an opinion editorial by Mickey Koss, a West Point graduate with a degree in economics. He spent four years in the infantry before transitioning to the Finance Corps.My family was nervous to hold our own keys. It’s a...

Jul 08 2022

Bitcoin Leaving Exchanges Hits An All-Time High

June was the largest outflow month for bitcoin leaving exchanges, bringing the remaining balance across exchanges to about 2.4 million bitcoin....

Jun 08 2022

An Easy Guide To Use The ColdCard Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

How to use the ColdCard hardware wallet, a popular choice amongst Bitcoiners concerned with security and privacy.This is an opinion editorial by Arman The Parman, a Bitcoin educator passionate about privacy and contributor to Bitcoin Magazine.Make sure you go through the other piece “Using Bitcoin Hardware Wallets...

Jun 07 2022

PayPal Now Allows Bitcoin Transfers To External Wallets

Users of PayPal will be able to send, receive and transfer bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to external wallets and exchanges.PayPal has enabled users to transfer, send and receive bitcoin from the platform to external wallets and exchanges. This feature has been the most demanded feature from PayPal’s users since the company allowed bitcoin purchases in 2020.The company does not...

May 12 2022

Reminder: Withdraw Your Bitcoin Off Exchanges

Needless to say, as it stands today and has stood since the first bitcoin exchange was launched, your bitcoin is not safe on the exchanges.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1207: “Reminder to get your bitcoin off the exchange”...

May 10 2022

Bitcoin Company Casa Raises $21M, Launches API For Third-Party Integrations

May 10 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  api business casa funding news

Casa simultaneously announced a new API designed to help its users interact with third-party services and the closing of a $21 million series A round.Casa has launched a new API that will enable third-party firms to interact with Casa wallets while users maintain full control of their private keys.The company also announced it had raised $21 million in a series A...

May 05 2022

Climbing The Ladder Of Financial Freedom With Bitcoin

Using Bitcoin to achieve financial freedom is a spectrum which can be analogous to climbing a ladder. There are many steps to achieve full sovereignty.We’re going to climb a ladder together today. It’s perhaps one of the more important ladders you will ever climb: the ladder of financial sovereignty. Until last year when I began to learn about Bitcoin, I didn’t know...

Apr 08 2022

Trezor Introduces Direct-To-Self-Custody Bitcoin Buys

Invity.io, operator of the Trezor wallet app, has partnered with Swan to add recurring, straight-to-self-custody bitcoin purchases for users.Invity.io, the in-app bitcoin exchange for Trezor hardware wallets, has partnered with bitcoin purchasing platform Swan Bitcoin to enable recurring, direct-to- custody bitcoin purchases for Trezor users.Announced on stage at Bitcoin 2022, the partners framed the...

Mar 23 2022

Going Nuclear: Civil Justice System And The Bitcoin Dispute Resolution Paradigm

Exploring how Bitcoin’s non-confiscatable nature will introduce a paradigm shift in dispute resolution and the civil justice system.Conflict is part of human nature. Civilizations are defined by how they resolve disputes. Hamurabi’s code was notorious for its merciless application of “an eye for an eye.” Autocrats from King Solomon to James I meted out rough justice in royal courts, often arbitrarily, and...

Mar 12 2022

Fedimint – The Evolution Of Bitcoin Custody

A new kind of custody could help alleviate issues presented by third-party custody like exchanges and first-party custody like hardware wallets.What does the infamous Mt. Gox exchange, the latest cryptocurrency restrictions agreed upon by the world's regulators, and my departure from the bitcoin exchange space after eight years have in common?The answer is bitcoin custody (how and where you secure your...

Mar 11 2022

Hexa Wallet Raises $1 Million For Bitcoin Self-Custody Solutions

Mar 11 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin business hexa wallet news raise

Hexa Wallet’s pre-seed round of $1 million allows for on-boarding developers, designers, and driving community efforts for self-custodial bitcoin apps.Hexa Wallet raised $1 million in a pre-seed investing round for development of self-custody solutions. The money raised will go towards developers, designers and driving community involvement. Bitcoin4India and Summer of Bitcoin...

Mar 08 2022

Bitcoin Is Insurance Against A State Gone Rogue

Immutable value storage via Bitcoin is our best defense against tyrannical overreaching governments."It would have been nice to get this attention in any other context. WikiLeaks has kicked the hornet's nest, and the swarm is headed towards us." — Satoshi NakamotoA clash between Bitcoiners and...

Jan 29 2022

As It Embraces Bitcoin, Nigeria Offers Lessons To The Developing World

As Bitcoin becomes more widely accepted in Nigeria, the country offers lessons in self-custody practices for Bitcoiners in developing nations.Casa recently hosted a virtual conference, Keyfest, during which Peter McCormack of the “What Bitcoin Did” podcast hosted a conversation with Obi Nwosu, the cofounder of U.K.-based bitcoin exchange Coinfloor, and Nick Neuman, the CEO...

Jan 13 2022

Real Bedford Football Club To Secure Its Bitcoin With Casa

The first football club to operate on a Bitcoin standard will leverage Casa’s security services to self-custody its BTC.Real Bedford F.C., the first football club to operate on a Bitcoin standard, will self-custody its BTC treasury with the help of Bitcoin security company Casa.The U.K.-based club was bought by Bitcoiner and host of the What Bitcoin Did podcast, Peter McCormack,...

Dec 20 2021

Bitcoin Support, a New Service To Help Users Self-Custody BTC

Bull Bitcoin’s new service aims to help users be sovereign over their bitcoin holdings.Canadian bitcoin company Bull Bitcoin has launched a new service to help anyone install, secure, and manage a self-custody bitcoin wallet, the company said in a statement Monday. Bitcoin...

Dec 18 2021

Eight Years Since The Meme Was Born, We’re Still HODLing Bitcoin

Eight years ago today, an infamous, whiskey-soaked Bitcointalk post gave birth to the HODL meme, still the best investment philosophy in Bitcoin history.“I type d that tyitle twice because I knew it was wrong the first time. Still wrong. w/e.”Eight years ago today, in a now infamous, whiskey-soaked Bitcointalk...

Dec 08 2021

CEOs Testify on Bitcoin Before U.S. Lawmakers

Executives said Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are fundamentally different from the traditional system and need new rules.Chief executives of large cryptocurrency firms appeared before Congress Wednesday to testify and answer questions about their products and services and the Bitcoin market in general as lawmakers struggle to bring the market within public policy and regulatory frameworks.“Several questions...

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