What is a Blockchain and Why Should I Care

Mike Butcher was about to get paid for a graphic design job, when the unthinkable happened. PayPal froze his account. He said, “When PayPal froze my funds and I couldn’t access them for weeks, I realized that something like Bitcoin is important. I don’t like trusting a third party with my money.” If you’ve ever had your account frozen, had to wait to get access to your own money, paid unnecessary fees, had your identity stolen, or had any trouble sending money to another country, you can see the beauty…

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The Best Performing Cryptos of 2017

Bitcoin in front of computer monitor

One of the hottest topics around the Investor Insights is cryptocurrencies. We invest in cryptos and have made great returns on Bitcoin and Ethereum but did you know that in 2017, Bitcoin wasn’t even in the top 10 of best performing cryptos? It’s true. It was astonishing to see Bitcoin grow in value by 1,000% in 2017. But that growth is puny compared to the 13 cryptocurrencies that outperformed Bitcoin, according to an article in Quartz Media that listed the best performing cryptocurrencies of 2017. They were Ripple, NEM, Ardor,…

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