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GOT DAPP?

Decentralized Applications are providing glimpses of what a decentralized future is  going to look like (August 5, 2020) – dApps, or decentralized applications, are computer softwares or programs that are borne out of the blockchain technology. As a matter of principle, Bitcoin is, in fact, the first dApp, the first proof of concept that opened

The DeFi That Defies Conventions

Decentralized Finance have too much blockchain ideas for entrepreneurs to absorb  (July 29, 2020) – The core principles of the financial system run around the three-part cycle of savers, financial institutions, and investors. Savers entrust their money to financial institutions such as banks, which in turn lend it to investors who roll the borrowed capital

WHAT MAKES FINTECH MORE FINTECH?

4 Megatrends Redefining FinTechs From Within (July 22, 2020) – Don’t you look now but the evolving fintech industry has got game for the challenges of modernizing the mostly antiquated ways of the financial world from processing of payments to back-end settlements. What’s more, its flexibility to innovate and create new instruments can make the

CRYPTOCURRENCY PROJECTS HEAD-ON CURBING TRANSPARENCY AND SECURITY HEADACHES

A running seesaw battle where defense is the key to winnability ____________________________________________________ (July 15, 2020) – The digital world is expanding, and a lot of its exposure can be attributed to the massive evolution of the financial landscape owing to the continuous integration of technological advancement for the purposes of effective and efficient transfer of

WALLEX: THE RISE AND FALL (AND RISE?) OF DIGITAL CURRENCIES. Are we heading back to the future?

(July 8, 2020) – As fast as the world went gaga over cryptocurrencies when they were first introduced to people’s digital consciousness and attracted a vast number of followers, so too, many found themselves walking away just as fast. Since Satoshi Nakamoto’s whitepaper proposal gave birth to the novel crypto Bitcoin in 2009 at 0.003

WALLEX: GLOBAL STABLECOINS (GSC) A DISRUPTOR PLUS (D+) IN GLOBAL REMITTANCES (GR)

A digital currency worthy of its name in money transfers (July 6, 2020) – the dawning of digital currencies led by the star Bitcoin shone with such disruptive force that led many to believe that they got what it takes to impact the financial landscape with their various potentials towards a paradigm shift. Fast and

FIAT VS. ALTCOIN Can the arrival of these noisy neighbors make a stir enough to cause permanent residents to migrate?

The real money that we are talking about is the cold hard physical cash in your hands that you have been using as a mode of payment to buy things. These coins and paper of value, collectively referred to as FIAT, lately is experiencing undercurrent turbulence in its turf due to the flocking arrival of

WALLEX: DIGITAL CURRENCIES FOR STARTERS

The journey to a thousand digital miles begins with a single digital currency.  Whether we like it or not, the Information Age has already arrived with most of the world’s populations going online due to the series of lockdowns and quarantines brought about by the coronavirus pandemic that, fear aside, have suddenly halted peoples and

WALLEX: ETHEREUM AND SMART CONTRACTS

What we don’t know yet can drive us smart Ethereum and Ether. (June 22, 2020) – Ethereum is a decentralized software platform running as an open-source on blockchain where developers can build, publish, and run any kind of distributed applications (DApps) that they can think of. According to its whitepaper, Ethereum can be used to

COPE UP OR PACK UP: Traditional Financial Institutions Scamper To Become Digital Currency-Enabled Custodians

Countries worldwide, in a bid to be ahead of the digital financial game, are coming up with their own government policies and regulations in “taming the wild horses” that are majorly disrupting incumbent exchanges. Traditional financial institutions are left to decide while FinTechs are already miles away. China. In an unprecedented move, the government of