3 Weeks Ago

Blockchain can help the environment

A recurring question we receive is: “I thought Blockchain technology was bad for the environment as it uses so much electricity”. So, we decided to analyse how this technology is helping to meet the challenges of climate change. A report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) has illustrated how ‘Blockchain technology can be used to help commodity mining companies reduce their emissions’. The WEF has also published its finding on ‘How blockchain and cryptocurrencies can help build a greener future’.

The website, Future Thinkers, cites seven ways in which Blockchain technology is able to help improve...


4 Weeks Ago

Stablecoins and CBDCs: challenges and use cases 

The term stablecoin, a digital currency backed by US$s, could be seen as somewhat misleading for American citizens since they will have witnessed the value of their $ fall in value over time. The lack of stability/buying power can be seen due to the impact of inflation. One US$ in 1695 would be worth 76.5 times than it is today or, to think of it another way, one US$ in 1935 is worth 20 times what it can purchase today.

The impact of inflation is not confined to the $. Since its launch,...


Investing in Digital Assets continues unabated

The interest in Digital Assets continues to rise and, according to Crypto.com which carried out research on 24 of the largest crypto exchanges, now over 221 million people globally claim to own some form of Digital Asset. The other trend identified by Crypto.com is that the dominance of Bitcoin and Ethereum is reducing, from 67% at the beginning of 2021 to 51% by the end of 6th July 2021, as investors are now buying other cryptos. There are reported to be over 504 digital exchanges with Coingecko having a list of over 489, of which...


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