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: December 8th, 2017 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 Collistar 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: December 8th, 2017 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.

Blockchain in Chicago Winter Gala: December 8th, 2017 Part 7

The Chicago blockchain community 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!

This video features Dr. Huining Cao of CKGSB. Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is a private, non-profit, independent educational institution and the only business school in China with faculty governance. They have been leading the way in their research of the blockchain. Check out this video to see how they are educating their students on blockchain technology!

Check out Part 1-6 of this event:

Siacoin: Blockchain Token – What is it?

This episode of Blockchain Token – Which is it? covers Siacoin! 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.

Siacoin is a decentralized cloud-like storage system, trying to make data storage safer and more cost effective. They claim their decentralized cloud storage is 10x less expensive than current cloud providers. Learn about how Siacoin works in this episode.

Blockchain in Chicago Winter Gala: December 8th, 2017 Part 6

The Chicago blockchain community 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!

HyperLending is a platform that allows holders of digital assets to leverage their holdings as collateral for cash loans. Their first product is a USD denominated loan which enables holders of digital assets, like Bitcoin, Ether, and Hcash, to get liquidity against the asset value without having to sell their digital assets.

Check out Part 1-5 of this event:

Part 1 – Taylor Gerring on blockchain technology

Part 2 – Jeremy Cogan on Blockchain WTF

Part 3 – Danny Johnson on PinkCoin

Part 4 – Marquis Davis on Urban Array

Part 5 – Aleks Velkoski on Ethventures