Having the choice to “be your own bank” is one big perk of owning cryptocurrencies. Here, we share a guide on how you can create your own Ethereum wallet instead of leaving your cryptocurrencies in centralized custodians such as cryptocurrency exchanges.
More than 130 countries have at least some form of regulatory frameworks for blockchain and cryptocurrency. While most countries have independent laws, some ‘blocs’ follow guidelines set by regional regulatory agencies.
Heard about Bitcoin?
That is what most people come across first. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have become popular in discussions around financial technology.
However, Bitcoin runs on a certain technology, and there is more to that technology than just Bitcoin.
If you heard about blockchain technology recently, your first reaction could be: ‘oh! I came in too late’.
Want to know the truth? We’re actually just at the beginning!
Something many people cannot seem to wrap their heads around is the concept of cryptocurrencies – how are cryptocurrencies created? What makes them valuable?
To understand this, let’s take a brief look back at the history of money.
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Bitcoin was first launched in 2009 by an anonymous profile, under the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto, who’s true identity today remains unknown due to his desire and vision for Bitcoin to be a standalone and anonymous project without a central authority.