Bitshares: Blockchain Token – What is it?

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

Bitshares is a decentralized autonomous organization, or a DAO for short, that serves as a decentralized exchange and fintech solution. They have some different system components and features, and offers a solution to the scalability problems of other blockchain networks.

From Bitshamed to Bitcoin Millionaire: The Touching Tale of Andreas Antonopoulos

From Bitshamed to Bitcoin Millionaire: The Touching Tale of Andreas Antonopoulos

Image via Andres Antonopoulos’ personal website

bitcoinBy now even most casual investors have heard of Bitcoin. It’s being covered by major media outlets and is a hot topic that is being discussed by some of the biggest names in the financial industry.

However, long before the popular altcoin was making headlines on CNN, there was (and still is) a Bitcoin community.

It started out as a very small community. A community of dreamers who believed that an alternative currency and the technology behind it, could change, not only the way we do business but perhaps even the financial industry as a whole.

Blockchains & Video Games: 3 Cryptocurrencys Every Gamer Should Know About

Blockchains & Video Games: 3 Cryptocurrencys Every Gamer Should Know About

video gamesThese days video games are far more than affordable distractions for children. In fact, in the United States alone, it’s estimated that nearly half of the adult population spends at least some time with a controller in their hand. Moreover, 48% of American women play video games, according to 2015 Pew Research poll. However, video games aren’t only popular in the US. In 2016, 58% of the growth in the global games market came from the Asia-Pacific region.

In other words, there are a lot of people playing video games these days; which is why the gaming industry was worth an estimated 99 billion dollars in 2016.

Melonport: Blockchain Token – What is it?

Melon is a Greek word for ‘future,’ and Melonport is the company building the Melon protocol for digital asset management. With this you can use customizable strategies to manage your digital assets (these can be traditional assets too, backed by a digital token form). Although currently using Ethereum, Melon has built their system with a modular set-up which will enable added functionalities and interoperability with other chains in the future. Check out our resource page on Melon here!