Cryptocurrency Mining Explained

The most recent research released by CoinShares shows that the large mining farms are mining bitcoin where the costs of production are above $5,600. With Bitcoin prices over $10,000, that’s a highly profitable business because it brings over a $5,000 profit per coin.

Blockchain in Modern Educational Systems

Martin de Borst is a blockchain expert and a co-founder of fintech startup Younder. On this episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype, we sat down with him to discuss a range of issues – from blockchain in the education space.

Decentralization of Internet

Since the boom of “dot com” more than 20 years ago, the Internet has reshaped not only the way people interact with each other, but also the way businesses operate and serve customers.

Reducing Plastic Pollution with Blockchain

The plastic pollution study by National Geographic reveals that an estimated 18 billions of plastic waste enter the world’s ocean from coastal regions each year.

How Small Businesses Approach Blockchain Adoption

Even though blockchain technology is still in the growing stage, up to $22 billion worth of ICO was raised in 2018 to fund blockchain-based companies. While some businesses are in testing and research phase, some others have successfully adopted the technology into its core businesses. In #BlockchainBeyondHype episode 7, we met Francis Hutley, the Co-Founder of BlockSmart, to find out how small businesses approach blockchain adoption.

Fundraising for Blockchain Companies

The craze of ICOs back in 2017 brought the idea to revolutionize how we fund companies by creating a tokenized business. Offering a lighter mechanism than the IPO, STO became one way to tokenize a business.

Centralized vs Decentralized Exchanges

When the storm of cryptocurrencies came, many cryptocurrency exchanges arose, facilitating convenient trading on their platforms. Though efficiency is being provided, some may forget the security risk related to keeping all the funds in a centralized manner. In the fifth episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype, we are talking with Artur Zaharov, the Product Manager of the peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange Hodlhodl, about the pros and cons of the centralized and decentralized exchanges.