In a competitive landscape, Initial Coin Offering (ICO) funding has become a tough nut to crack. With various ICO scandals leaving a sour taste in investors mouths, more sophisticated offerings such as Security Token Offerings (STOs) find themselves subject to increased scrutiny as well. The challenge lies in their unfamiliarity amongst most financial professionals. Despite
By Peter Dendis The internet has completely changed the nature of freelance work. Nowadays, freelance workers in all fields from web design to search engine optimization are capable of traveling the world, checking in to job boards and gig websites like Fiverr and Pro Blogger to find opportunities that suit their strengths. And, this can all
The meteoric rise and fall of the 2017 ICO bubble has left a wake of evolution – though some may say challenge – for the rest of the industry. Regulatory pressure, additional ICO entrants and a bear market have pushed the industry to evolve. One of those evolutions is the emergence of Securitized Token Offerings
A recent report compiled by ‘Big Four’ accounting firm KPMG highlights a dire need for the global financial system to make radical changes, including through the adoption of digital currency in place of antiquated interbank payment and settlement structures. Banks contributing to the report include the Bank of England, Bank of Canada and HSBC, among
It doesn’t seem that long ago that startups such as Uber looked to have it all figured out. Following a successful beta launch back in May of 2010, Uber officially launched its app and service in San Francisco in 2011, followed by the launch of UberX in July 2012, allowing people to drive for the
by Viktor Banerdzhi We at the TRASTRA team were in a long search for a bank to open operational and current accounts – but like many other crypto startups, we found we encountered a lot of obstacles on our way. Thus…. this article. We have gathered a lot of practical statistics upon this issue to tell
It is unprecedented for a company to offer its users a multitude of cryptocurrencies on its payment platform, and Wirex announcing its move into the huge, untapped market in the United States is big news. Suddenly, coins which before had little more than speculative value can be used to make payments on a day-to-day basis.