Qtum: Blockchain Token – What is it?

This episode of Blockchain Token – Which is it? covers Qtum! In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now.  We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more.

Qtum’s aim is to make smart contracts easier and more secure while offering interoperability with leading cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. QTUM’s code is based on the Bitcoin’s blockchain, but the QTUM developers have added layers to the Bitcoin blockchain that allow the Ethereum Virtual Machine and its smart contracts to run on top of Bitcoin’s chain. (Check out this episode of Ask an Expert of the differences of Bitcoin and Ethereum.)

Blockchain in Chicago Winter Gala – CollinStar Capital Part 10

The Chicago blockchain community is gathered on December 8th, 2017 to hear some of the most influential blockchain voices in Chicago. The night’s goal was to demonstrate some of the technology behind the recent rapid gain in value of bitcoinether, and cryptocurrencies in general!

CollinStar is an asset management company specializing in blockchain infrastructure, digital currency investment and relevant consulting services. Collinstar Capital aims to provide high quality financial services to corporate clients, high net worth individuals and individual investors.

NXT: Blockchain Token – What is it?

This episode of Blockchain Token – Which is it? covers NXT! In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now.  We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more.

Nxt is an open source blockchain platform. Using the Bitcoin blockchain as their main inspiration, they have labeled themselves “blockchain 2.0.” They have identified some problems with Bitcoin’s blockchain, and have created a platform in response.
Check out one of the NXT child chains: Ardor.

Blockchain in Chicago Winter Gala – Molecular Future Part 9

The Chicago blockchain community is gathered on December 8th, 2017 to hear some of the most influential blockchain voices in Chicago. The night’s goal was to demonstrate some of the technology behind the recent rapid gain in value of bitcoinether, and cryptocurrencies in general!

Molecular Future is an innovative financial investment service company registered in a one-stop digital asset investment service platform jointly funded by Molecular Group, HBCC, XBTING Fund, HCASH Foundation and CollinStar Capital. They advise on blockchain investments and related products.

Metamask: Bringing Ethereum to your Browser

Metamask is a browser extension that allows you to interact with the Ethereum blockchain, all without downloading the entire data-filled blockchain. It’s a simple tool that allows you to use your cryptocurrency, all in your regular web browser. This will help more people access and use Ethereum dApps, without the technical know-how or need to download the whole blockchain and run a full node.

Metamask also functions as a web-based software wallet, so you can store your crypto here, but be aware that it is a ‘hot wallet‘ and it is risky to keep it here (read more about software wallets on our essential guide page).

Our video runs through the Metamask browser extension, and shows you how to set up and use certain features.

Blockchain in Chicago Winter Gala – The Gala Panel Part 8

The Chicago blockchain community is gathered on December 8th, 2017 to hear some of the most influential blockchain voices in Chicago. The night’s goal was to demonstrate some of the technology behind the recent rapid gain in value of bitcoinether, and cryptocurrencies in general!

Moderated by Hannah Rosenberg, this blockchain panel features Joe Renz of NewMobility, Chang Wan Han of Purdue University, and Heather Sullivan of Marquette University. The topics include blockchain applications, the Internet of things, and educating university level students on blockchain technology.

Check out Part 1-7 of this event:

Qash: Blockchain Token – What is it?

This episode of Blockchain Token – Which is it? covers Qash! In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now.  We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more.

Qash’s goal is to be a global platform that allows everyone from traders to market makers to buy cryptocurrencies in their preferred fiat. This is done through a one stop shop that offers the liquidity needed to turn that crypto back into fiat. Simply put, its financial platform to buy or sell Qash and other cryptocurrencies, and cash out when needed.

Moving the Chain Spotlight #15 Raine Revere

Moving the Chain Spotlight #15 Raine Revere

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Moving the Chain is an ongoing series from Blockchain WTF that shines a spotlight on folks who are making an impact in the world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.  

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Raine Revere is a smart contract developer and highly regarded speaker in the in the Ethereum community. She was a key figure in developing ShapeShift’s Prism Platform and served as lead engineer on the project. Prism is a decentralized digital asset management platform that uses the Ethereum network to secure user’s funds.