Category Archives: Blockchain

Why is the crypto industry dropping after such a big success?

In the first few months of 2021, the crypto industry has attracted more than 800 billion in market capitalization, stemming from institutions, retail buyers, as well as funds. All of them buy Bitcoin in hopes of its future growth, and the trend seems to be stabilizing towards the upside.

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AIKON Partners With Coincover: Launches New Multi-Sig Cryptocurrency Wallet Backed With Theft Cover, an Insurance-Backed Guarantee Underwritten by Lloyds of London. An Industry First.

San Francisco, March, 9, 2021—Today, AIKON, a leading secure blockchain identity service provider, announced a strategic partnership with Coincover to develop its new flagship product — ORE Vault, which includes its cryptocurrency theft insurance underwritten by Lloyds of London.

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How women are changing the face of enterprise blockchain

Women working in the blockchain sector are still few and far between. While exact statistics are unclear, technology has, in general, remained a male-dominated field. For instance, a recent report from Deloitte found that only 7% of fintech startup founders are women. The report also noted that startups founded and co-founded by women have struggled to raise funds during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The use of blockchain tech should be more environmentally friendly

It is no longer news that the United States has restated its commitment toward lowering carbon emissions and taking an active part in the quest to normalize environmentally friendly measures on the global scene. This drastic shift in policymaking will spur the introduction and establishment of more stringent approaches to climate change. Undoubtedly, the reentering of the United States in the climate change conversation is indicative of the seriousness of this crisis and the drastic decisions countries would likely make to meet the environmental goals set in Paris, known as the Paris Agreement. Continue reading The use of blockchain tech should be more environmentally friendly