Digital currency market cap hits £3.1bn

October 2nd, 2015|

The total market capitalisation of digital currency has reached close to £3.1bn, according to data from Coinmarketcap. Of this figure, a total of 85.7 per cent belongs to market leader Bitcoin, followed by ripple and litecoin.

According to a feature on cryptocurrencies in Money Management’s September issue, bitcoins and other digital currencies have been a subject […]

Borrow & Lend with Bitcoin. Breaking down the Borders with Haven Investor

September 27th, 2015|

Previously if you required a loan to buy a car, start or fund a business, you would have no other option than to approach your local bank and hope they would lend you the money on whatever terms they set. With the internet, and more recently the rise of peer to peer lending there are […]

Rise of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin begs question: what is money?

September 27th, 2015|

When you begin to delve into the question of what money really is, you must be prepared for some metaphysics. Money, currencies and other such media of exchange differ markedly in their backgrounds and means of operation, and have changed quite recently into forms that are barely understandable.

For centuries, minted coins not only represented the […]

5 FinTech Terms that you should know in 2015

September 12th, 2015|

5 FinTech Terms that you should know in 2015

In 2014, FinTech became a buzz word. In 2015, FinTech is one of the most promising industries. What do social transfers, digital wallets, biometric authentication have in common? Most of these are categorised as FinTech.

By definition, Financial technology, also known as FinTech, is a line of business based […]

Ultimate Bitcoin Guide: How to Setup a Wallet, Buy, and Use Bitcoin in the UK

August 5th, 2015|

Recent technology has given us lots of new ways to pay for stuff, with contactless cards and the likes of Apple Pay making parting with our hard earned cash easier than ever. But ultimately, these systems all still rely on the age-old system of the pound sterling, as backed by the Bank of England. There […]