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MF relativeert de gevaren van cryptomunten

2018-04-16T18:58:54+00:00 16 April 2018|

Cryptomunten vormen geen directe bedreiging voor de financiële stabiliteit in de wereld. Dat stelt topvrouw Christine Lagarde van het Internationaal Monetair Fonds (IMF). Volgens haar is er vaak aandacht voor de risico’s en andere nadelen van bijvoorbeeld de bitcoin. De voordelen van digitale valuta’s moeten evenwel niet worden vergeten, vindt Lagarde.

Bitcoin & Blockchains — What’s the problem?

2018-04-10T23:04:05+00:00 10 April 2018|

When a person initially comes across bitcoin, the first question that typically comes to mind is “What is it?” While this seems like a good place to start, it doesn’t actually help anyone’s understanding when the response is something like: “a trustless peer-to-peer digital currency network.” We could analyze each word of the answer seeking […]

Cryptotechnologie is transparant, snel en veilig, dus omarm de mogelijkheden

2018-04-04T18:58:14+00:00 4 April 2018|

Opinie | Albert Röell, oud-voorzitter KPMG en Kas Bank
Met nieuwe methoden van geldcreatie zijn door de eeuwen heen altijd startproblemen geweest. Om cryptomunten daarom met het badwater weg te gooien zou spijtig zijn, want het kind bestaat in dit geval uit een enorme hoeveelheid technisch vernuft, die zichzelf continu verbetert – ‘open source’ – en […]

Satoshi’s Vision 2018 Conference Report: Bolstering the Future of Adoption

2018-03-27T15:42:30+00:00 27 March 2018|

Satoshi’s Vision 2018 Conference Report: Bolstering the Future of Adoption. This weekend many bitcoin cash supporters gathered in Japan for the Bitcoin Unlimited event, Satoshi’s Vision Conference. The three-day conference was filled with synergy as the event was the largest bitcoin-centric conference to-date in Tokyo.

US Congress Releases Extraordinary Report Praising Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

2018-03-21T20:47:58+00:00 21 March 2018|

The US Congress just released its massive joint report on the state of the economy, and for the first time an entire chapter is dedicated to cryptocurrency. What’s even more extraordinary are the number of bullish sentiments on the future of the emerging technology. Here’s a look at some of the most interesting aspects of […]

G20 Confirms There Is No Need to Regulate Cryptocurrencies as of Right Now

2018-03-20T19:43:10+00:00 20 March 2018|

A lot of people are concerned that the G20 will crack down on cryptocurrency and potentially even ban Bitcoin and altcoins. So far, it seems those concerns are unnecessary, as the group has no immediate plans to intervene in this industry. In fact, the group has rejected the call for regulation, which is an extremely bullish […]

Wyoming Passes 5 Pro-Blockchain Laws, Points the Way in Digital Asset Regulation

2018-03-16T12:05:50+00:00 16 March 2018|

History suggests that progressive business regulation can be a major boon to geographies looking to propel their economies. Think Dubai’s free trade zones or Singapore’s little dragon boom, for example. As blockchain and digital currencies emerge as a new foundational pillar of the global economy, governments around the world — both local and national — are racing to evaluate […]

Classifying and Regulating Crypto-Assets

2018-03-13T15:08:01+00:00 13 March 2018|

Crypto-securities and crypto-commodities
Last week the SEC stated that exchanges which trade crypto-assets meeting the definition of a security must register with the SEC. The CFTC may follow suit and require crypto-commodities to be traded only on platforms registered with the CFTC. Classifications of crypto assets are hotly debated but a US district judge recently ruled that virtual currencies like bitcoin […]

First Crypto ETF to Establish DASH Masternode, Distribute Rewards as Dividends to Token Holders

2018-03-05T14:23:39+00:00 5 March 2018|

First Crypto ETF, the world’s first exchange-traded fund for cryptocurrencies, will establish a Dash masternode and distribute the rewards earned through the masternode to First Crypto ETF token holders.
The masternode system is unique to Dash coin. As the second tier of the Dash network, masternodes validate the blockchain and provide Dash users the ability to […]

Beursgang van bedrijven in cryptomunten mislukt in helft van de gevallen

2018-02-28T22:39:49+00:00 28 February 2018|

Nieuwe bedrijven die geld proberen op te halen via de uitgifte van een virtuele munt slagen daar vaak niet in.

Ze worden een Initial Coin Offering genoemd, afgekort ICO. Het is de manier voor een nieuw bedrijf dat werkt met de populaire blockchaintechnologie – bekend van de virtuele munt bitcoin – om echte euro’s of dollars […]