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How Do Smart Contracts Work for Startups?

Smart contracts use the blockchain, the technology that powers crypto, to generate self-enforcing and digitally distributed contracts. They can execute themselves automatically when certain conditions are met and are difficult to manipulate or spoof, preventing fraud. These smart contracts may be perfect for startups and other newer, less-established companies — especially when they’re creating business...
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Why Yesterday is the Time to Understand Blockchain

If you’re not an enthusiast already, it’s time to start believing the hype about blockchain. In fact, it’s difficult to under-hype the significance of blockchain. It might be tempting to roll your eyes when hearing hyperbolic statements like, “it’s the most significant technological advancement in our lifetime. Or since the wheel.” But this isn't just...
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7 Ways Blockchain Technology Can Help You Start Your Business

Cryptocurrency remains a hot commodity in 2018, especially as investors continue to back these digital coins or tokens. However, 2018 may evidence a shift toward the technology undergirding cryptocurrencies with blockchain. Blockchain technology holds untapped power, and many investors crave to see what entrepreneurs will build with the technology. With the capability of improving a...
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What You Need to Know About ICOs and Entrepreneurship

If you own or are considering launching a business, you’ve likely heard about cryptocurrency and the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) market. Also often referred to as a token offering, ICOs as method of crowdfunding has swept the 2017 spotlight, and it’s with little wonder why. Startups (including those that may not even have a live...
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Blockchain Applications for Startups and Entrepreneurs

There are so many stock phrases thrown out by bitcoin fans that it’s hard to know where to begin. One of the more interesting ones is “It’s the blockchain that’s really valuable, you know.” And that is probably true. It’s also much easier to explain than bitcoin. Essentially, blockchain is a sort of record of...
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These 2018 Tech Trends Will Help Your Startup Thrive

Startups have the greatest opportunity to benefit from evolving technology. Already agile, new tech developments make these organizations more streamlined, effective and engaging, allowing them to increase profit and provide greater levels of service to customers and clients. “Technology can help small business owners leverage limited capital in smarter and more effective ways. In some...
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Embracing the Future: Should Your Business Accept Bitcoin?

Invented in 2009, Bitcoin is a fully digital form of currency. It has gained popularity over the years, with giants like Microsoft and Dell now accepting the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin is dependent on an underlying technology called blockchain to keep your digital money safe and secure. Because it’s fully digital, there is very little government oversight,...
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10 Ways to Grow Your Business Using Cryptocurrency Apps and the Bitcoin Ecosystem

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the current focus for many entrepreneurs and small business owners. However, the Internet of Money, a.k.a. cryptocurrency and the bitcoin ecosystem, is steadily gaining interest among companies that see it as a way to grow their businesses. Your business can benefit from the increased interest in cryptocurrency due to social...
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Bitcoin: Should Your Business Accept Alternative Currency?

Bitcoin gets a lot of headlines. It’s an alternative currency and payment system, structured in a way that is both intriguing and practical. Many of those who hold Bitcoin want to use it, which could be good for your small business. Still, it has risks. The currency was invented by a software developer who goes...