Bitcoin’s proven its value as a medium of exchange, but tokens can have a lot more functions than acting as money. Here’s some of types of cryptocurrencies!
Removing geographical locations, decentralizing marketplaces, accepting cryptocurrencies and payments to sellers in bitcoin, and not being run by any single entity, OpenBazaar is an awesome application of blockchain, taking eBay to a new level.
Zcash is a blockchain with privacy. They include features for selective transparency, keeping transactions public, but information about those transactions (like the sender and recipient) private.
In epsiode 9 of Blockchain Token, Joe goes over Zcash, discussing it’s features and functionalities as a blockchain or token, possibly both! And he gives you some helpful resources to explore more!
If you’ve been involved with blockchain for even a small amount of time, you may have heard about a so-called “hardware wallet”. What are they for and why would you need them in an “app first” world? It might seem like an extra annoyance to carry around this extra little device, but it can be more than just a keychain dongle. That’s right, cryptocurrency hardware wallets are increasing in capability and now offer features beyond “be your own bank”. Ready to learn more?