Moving the Chain Spotlight #19: Erik Voorhees

Moving the Chain Spotlight #19: Erik Voorhees

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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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Erik Voorhees is a businessman and entrepreneur who has been involved with, and even founded, several Bitcoin-related startups.

ShapeShift: How to Turn Your Bitcoin into Altcoins!

Looking to turn your bitcoin into alt-coins? ShapeShift is a cryptocurrency exchange that allows you to turn your bitcoin, ether, and more into several different tokens.

They have a huge list of alt-coins, and their platform is compatible with multiple software wallets, like Jaxx, Exodus, and MyEtherWallet (for hardware wallets, KeepKey). They do not have any extra fees, of course with the exception of the miners fee for each token you shift. You don’t even need an account to use it!

Sam breaks down ShapeShift and walks you through using the website to shift your tokens.

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.

How to Buy Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies: Where to Start

How to Buy Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies: Where to Start

One of the most commonly asked questions when we start discussing cryptocurrency and blockchains with people is:

Well, how do I buy it???

To alleviate one of the most challenging steps of getting into the world of blockchains and cryptocurrencies, we have compiled a guide that overviews your different options for attaining some cryptocurrency, whether it is bitcoin, ethereum, or other altcoins.

Whether you want to use cash, connect a bank account, use PayPal, or something else, there is likely an easy option for you to buy crypto, and our guide will likely have the answer for you.

So, with that said, please take a look at our How to Buy Guide, and start educating yourself on how to get started!

And hey, you may not even have to leave your couch!!!

If you are still unsure about what a blockchain is, what cryptocurrency is, or what the difference between the two is, see our guides below first, and start exploring the incredible realm of the internet that is blockchain technology.