Cryptocurrencies have sparked a revolution in the banking sector.
Not only are banks adopting the blockchain, some are also developing their own cryptos.
In this section we cover banking-related topics, fintechs, central bank and state regulation and the busy intersection between legacy banking and cryptocurrencies.
My list of cryptocurrency friendly banks
In this article I'd like to compile a list of cryptocurrency-friendly banks from around the world.
Many financial institutions do not accept cryptocurrency-related transactions...
Most cryptocurrency market cap is fake
Impressive U$ dollar cryptocurrency market capitalization numbers are misleading new investors every day.
The market cap metric is used heavily by investors to estimate crypto ...
How can I sell Bitcoin?
There are many ways in which you can sell your Bitcoins. Over the counter (OTC) trade is growing everywhere, thus fulfilling one of Satoshi’s original ideas, which was to have a 100% decentralized P2P currency. There are also many centralized exchanges where you can safely trade your BTC for other cryptos, or even cash. In […]
ELI5 : What is Proof of Trust (PoT)?
Proof of Trust is a consensus mechanism where users “stake” the trust they’ve earned in a network in order to verify cryptocurrency transactions. In a proof of trust system, users will earn a virtual value called “trust” every time they acquire a role in the ecosystem. A highly trusted node will be able to verify […]
How do I convert Bitcoin to US Dollars and Euros?
To convert Bitcon and other cryptocurrencies into US Dollars, Euros or other currencies, you need an exchange that will work with fiat money. Most cryptocurrency exchanges don’t, because fiat requires compliance with local and international regulations and in most cases the reserve requirements are out of reach for the typical unfunded crypto hackers who happen […]
Opinion: Decentralized blockchains can only survive having a valuable token, like Bitcoin, attached to them [Feb 2018]
We’ve heard this time and again, especially from folks in the financial sector: “blockchain is here to stay, Bitcoin not so much”. Is this really so? We disagree, and in this article we discuss the origins of Bitcoin and how the problem it solved only makes sense when there’s a reward for participants to join […]
Concepts In This Page
Cryptocurrencies and decentralized technologies are very popular in Brazil. In this section we take a look at these technologies as related to Brazil. See also our sister website decenBR.com
Articles related to Brazil and Brazilian cryptocurrency and decentralized technology leaders.
Cryptocurrency Transactions (TX's) are the logical object which tie an unspent output to a new input, forming the chain which allows us to control address balances. Transactions are grouped into blocks which, when verified by mining or staking, form the blockchain.
A distributed ledger is a decentralized financial database with data stored across multiple locations.