Does Europe’s ‘Blockchain Island’ Really Live up to the Hype?

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Malta. The Blockchain Island. A postage-stamp-sized nation nestled in the Mediterranean famous for its rocky coastline, Baroque cathedrals, Megalithic temples, and centuries of culture. It’s a veritable mishmash of graying British expats, luxurious hotels, exotic women, cars that drive on the left, and a host of other legacies left by the various …

Smart Order Routing Reduces Crypto Exchange Fragmentation

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The lack of suitable institutional-grade platforms is undoubtedly one of the greatest obstacles to institutional money flowing into the burgeoning field of cryptocurrencies. However, the fact that this type of platform has not emerged so far is somewhat understandable. Not only are cryptocurrency markets a lot less mature than traditional finance markets, …

Can AI Tools Improve Cryptocurrency Adoption?

There are many different paths to choose from, to improve cryptocurrency usability.  Lately, I’ve been focused on project tokenomics as I have a feeling that better rewards distribution is the way forward. For instance, traditional exchanges do not provide enough rewards to users; a few exceptions are Binance, Coss, or ABCC. I especially like the last one …

What is a Security Token Offering (STO) and Why You Need Help

About the Author: Jaron Lukasiewicz is the CEO and founder of Influential Capital. Jaron has been an executive in the industry since 2012, previously serving as CEO of Coinsetter, one of the first bitcoin exchanges in the US, and Cavirtex, a leading exchange in Canada. Both companies were acquired by Kraken in 2016. He runs a YouTube channel …

A Beginner’s Guide to the Economics behind Security Token Offerings

The problem is not with the vehicle, the problem lies in the gold-rush mentality. When everybody starts mining for gold, the percentage of people who strike gold falls naturally. This is Economics 101. Economics 101 Scarce resources do better in terms of valuations than abundant resources. Take water, for example, it is an abundant resource …