Bitcoin is on the rise once again

Bitcoin is on the rise once again as it appears consumers start to have confidence in it again as the UK enters another deep recession. The value of the cryptocurrency increased by 3% over the last 24 hours, therefore taking its overall value up to $12,000 for the first time in over a year. Although […]

Goldman Sachs plans to join in with the Cryptocurrency game

As various financial institutions have begun to provide crypto-related services to their customers, cryptocurrencies have finally been recognised by some of the biggest firms in the banking industry. For example, according to reports, investment giant Goldman Sachs are considering issuing its own digital currency. According to Bitcoin.com, Goldman Sachs plans to issue its own cryptocurrency […]

Betting and cryptocurrency have a unique relationship

With the rapid improvement in technology which we have seen in the last decade or so, there has also been a commensurate increase in the kind of services that we now have available to us at the click of a button or the tap of a screen. Online sports betting is one of these, which […]

From “Locked Up” to being under coronavirus lockdown: Grammy-Nominated Artist Akon to feature at online crypto conference BlockDown 

The concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic has seen the closure of many businesses, the cancelling of events worldwide and a country put on lockdown. Because of this, Tech PR Agency EAK Digital have set up a virtual crypto conference, aptly titled BlockDown 2020, with global multi-platinum selling artist Akon as the headline speaker. From “Locked […]

Baanx partners with HooYu to strengthen KYC processes

HooYu KYC digital journey implemented for AML compliance and to ensure maximum onboarding success   London – March 18th. Leading customer onboarding and KYC technology firm, HooYu, has been deployed by mobile crypto and fiat specialist Baanx. The HooYu Identify KYC journey has been selected to provide identity verification for the onboarding of new customers. […]

THE FOUR BILLION DOLLAR PROBLEM

Cryptocurrency crime accounted for more than $4 billion in 2019. Syedur Rahman of financial crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli finds very small grounds for optimism – but many more causes for concern – regarding the rise of such crime. The figure that grabbed the headlines was that the total cost of crimes involving cryptocurrency hit $4.3 […]

What’s the future of cryptocurrency and blockchain?

Fintech expert N’Gunu Tiny is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of diversified investment company the Emerald Group. Here he discusses the future of Bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency and blockchain market. Blockchain may have leapt from concept to reality with the launch of Bitcoin (BTC) in 2009, but it took me slightly longer to get […]