Tokens as Securities (Or Not) – Legal Frameworks in the EU and US

Earlier this year, legal researchers out of the Technical University of Munich School of Management did an analysis of securities classification for tokens in the EU, US, Singapore and Oceania countries. Many points may be gleamed from this paper. The overarching point is that tokens likely  considered a security by the SEC will likely be … More Tokens as Securities (Or Not) – Legal Frameworks in the EU and US

The Value of Basic Attention Token – Adoption of the Brave Browser

This article is not a technical breakdown of Basic Attention Token (BAT). For more information, Crypto Candor’s video is a good start. BAT has almost everything you’d look for in a startup. The team is composed of people investors will eagerly support and they have the resources to develop the product. The main question for … More The Value of Basic Attention Token – Adoption of the Brave Browser


Golem is a distributed computing platform founded by Julian Zawistowski and Piotr Janiuk. Their product is a dapp built on the ethereum network that will allow parties to get paid for renting computing power to users of the network. Currently, companies looking for computing power to do things like CGI rendering, scientific calculation or machine … More GOLEM


SONM is a based distributed computing marketplace, built on the ethereum network. While similar to Golem in its aims, SONM has a wider range of features and does not include a platform for developers to build new applications on top of. The latter means running the system is more straightforward as the network does not … More SONM


Nano was designed solely as a peer to peer payment system. It’s unique features include instantaneous transactions, no fees (basically no fees. Each transaction costs .00035 cents), no inflation (all of the coins that will ever exist already do (200M supply)), no miners and no stakers. How it works Each wallet has its own blockchain … More NANO


Introduction OmiseGO is building a decentralized exchange, liquidity provider mechanism, clearinghouse messaging network, and asset-backed blockchain gateway. The company has been operating in Thailand since 2013. They are a subsidiary of Omise — a payment services company also working in Thailand since 2013. Omise’s current business model allows customers to upload cash into their wallets … More OMISEGO


Dash, a fork of bitcoin, was designed to be digital cash for everyday transactions. Like bitcoin, it uses a proof of work consensus algorithm. The bitcoin network suffers from long transaction times to confirm payments. Confirmation can take minutes or hour to be confirmed. This is a problem that still hampers the possibility of mainstream … More DASH


Monero was designed to be decentralized, peer-to-peer, untraceable digital cash. It uses a proof of work consensus algorithm and has two unique features. Untraceability and unlinkability. Unlinkability means transactions cannot be linked to public addresses on the Monero network. Untraceability means no one can tell where any transaction originated from or ended up. On the … More Monero


Zcash is a decentralized peer-to-peer, private cryptocurrency built as a fork of bitcoin. It uses a proof of work consensus algorithm and a Zk-SNARKS (Zero-Knowledge Succinct Non-Interactive Argument of Knowledge) algorithm to protect user’s privacy. Privacy is important in the regular economy for a variety of reasons. The first case most see for privacy are … More ZCASH


Cardano is a smart contracts platform built with a proof of stake consensus algorithm. The company was built with a focus on security and scalability. The hope is that Cardano will become the basis for individuals dealing with banks and other large institutions via blockchain. The company was founded by Charles Hoskinson (a big player … More Cardano