• My guest today is a well known name in blockchain circles, Peter Borovykh, who’ll be giving us an insider view of global blockchain and cryptocurrency trends and projects. He is the author of “Blockchain Applications in Finance” and has spoken at events and conferences worldwide. Peter recently spoke at the Blockchain for Wall Street Conference and now he is here to share his insights on global blockchain changes with us. He is a leading blockchain and

    Interview with Peter Borovykh: Author of ‘Blockchain Applications in Finance’

    | 2018/03/14 8:00 pm
  • Phoenix is taking the risk and volatility out of cryptocurrency investing with their already proven platform that delivers maximum return with minimal risk. Bitcoinist sat down with the team behind this unique project to find out why they did it, how they did it, and what investors can expect. Bitcoinist: How would you explain Phoenix to someone who is just learning about it for the first time? PT: Phoenix offers a unique opportunity to progressively generate

    An Exclusive Interview with the Team Behind the Innovative and Profitable Phoenix Investment Platform

    | 2018/03/12 11:30 pm
  • After raising over $7 million USD in just a few days of its pre-sale, EQUI is carrying a lot of momentum to transform venture capital (VC) investing. Bitcoinist spoke with Baroness Michelle Mone and Doug Barrowman about the project and why they believe it will be a “game-changer” for VCs, breaking down barriers to entry for the average person. Interview with Baroness Michelle Mone and Doug Barrowman Bitcoinist: What problem does EQUI attempt to solve?  Michelle

    Can Baroness Michelle Mone’s EQUI Token Transform Venture Capital?

    | 2018/03/09 3:00 pm
  • ORS Group has an ambitious vision for the future; to empower 1 billion new and small entrepreneurs by 2040, enabling them to compete with big corporations thanks to Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology. The ORS Group develops innovative solutions that optimise and automate complex business processes. Trusted by global blue chip companies and even government agencies, the international company has delivered customers over $10 billion in revenue growth and higher margins annually. Bitcoinist recently had the opportunity

    ORS Group Is on a Mission to Empower 1 Billion New Entrepreneurs by 2040 – Thanks to AI & Blockchain

    | 2018/03/08 1:00 am
  • ‘Godfather of Ethereum’ and founder of æternity, Yanislav Malahov, tells Bitcoinist why his startup chose to set up shop in the tiny country of Liechtenstein, which countries blockchain companies must stay away from, and why he believes most current cryptocurrency projects will fail in the next 5 years.  Yanislav Malahov: Liechtenstein Regulators ‘Very Open’ to Blockchain The sixth smallest country in the world, Liechtenstein, has become one of the most appealing destinations in the world for startups

    Most Current Projects Will Disappear in 5 Years, Says ‘Godfather of Ethereum’

    | 2018/02/28 2:00 am
  • We sat down for this interview with Yury Morozov, the founder and CEO of BubbleTone, the first blockchain for the telecom industry. Mr. Morozov has over 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications sector with a string of successful businesses under his belt. For 16 years he has been Chairman of the Board of CountryCom. He recently founded BubbleTone with the intention of revolutionizing the mobile roaming telecom landscape. Bitcoinist: Can you give us a quick

    BubbleTone Founder Yury Morozov Plans to Change the Telecom World One Blockchain at a Time

    | 2018/02/16 2:00 pm
  • Bitcoinist seized a unique chance to talk to Boris Akimov, CEO of BioCoin and an ICO committee chairman of the Russian Association of Cryptocurrency And Blockchain (RACAB), an advisory body for Presidential Administration. Boris helped us take a glimpse at the state of events in Russian crypto-community and updated us on the first legal token sale currently happening in Russia. BioCoin is apparently the next big thing in Russia and maybe not only in Russia due

    Biocoin: Russian Green Initiative Builds a Better Tomorrow

    | 2018/02/15 8:30 pm
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Mati Greenspan, Senior Market Analyst at eToro, on where the Bitcoin price is headed, how the popular platform is handling an influx of new users, and where he sees the cryptocurrency market headed in 2018 and beyond.  eToro is the leading  social investment platform in the world. Moreover, it is one of the first traditional trading platforms that has embraced Bitcoin trading.  By the end of 2013, eToro reportedly had over 3 million

    Bitcoin Acting as ‘Safe Haven of the Crypto World’ – eToro Senior Market Analyst

    | 2018/02/14 4:30 pm
  • Bitcoinist spoke to David Drake, Chairman of LDJ Capital, a $200 million dollar cryptocurrency fund, about the current price downtrend, what determines ICO quality, and the potential impact of regulations in key countries across the globe.  David Drake is the Chairman of LDJ Capital, who has also been involved in TMT (technology, media, telecoms), realty, hospitality, clean tech, energy, and social impact investments for more than 20 years. Drake is an advocate of innovative investing in

    ‘Prices Will Go Off Around March and April’ – Crypto Fund Manager [Interview]

    | 2018/02/04 3:00 am
  • Feeling lucky? We certainly were when Bitcoinist had the opportunity to sit down with the team behind the hot new blockchain-based international lottery, BitPlay.Club. The crypto community is abuzz about BitPlay.Club, the new blockchain-based lottery players are flocking to in droves, thanks to an easy to use interface, better odds than many traditional lotteries, and an unprecedented level of transparency and accountability. Bitcoinist sat down with the platform’s team to learn more about what makes

    An Exclusive Interview with Blockchain-Based Lottery BitPlay Club

    | 2018/01/22 2:00 pm
  • Zach Piester, a co-founder of Intrepid Ventures, works in Central Asia and refers this part of the world to a center of the universe for him and his colleagues. During the interview with the media office of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Philippines, he described the region in terms of the growth of blockchain companies there and revealed why investments in cryptocurrencies and blockchain would be a prerogative of major investors soon. Interviewer: Blockchain & Bitcoin

    Zach Piester: Singapore Has Become a Hub for ICOs

    | 2018/01/20 9:00 pm
  • In 2016, the global consulting services market was worth over $250 billion and that number is growing quickly. In addition to in-office consultations, many providers are incorporating an online consulting model as well. The problem facing these providers, however, is that the options available to track and facilitate payment for these online consultations are limited at best. Bitcoinist sat down with the Experty team to find out how their innovative blockchain-based consulting platform will revolutionize

    Exclusive Interview with Blockchain-based Consulting Platform Experty

    | 2018/01/06 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Bitcoin Core developer Nicolas Dorier who explains why BTCPay is not only a cheaper alternative to BitPay but also provides merchants and users with more control over their funds. What is BTCPay? BTCPay Server is an open-source payment processor that conforms to the invoice API of Bitpay. This allows easy migration of your code base to your own self-hosted payment processor. According to BTCPay, the service would be a good choice for

    BTCPay is a Better (and Cheaper) BitPay, Says Core Developer Nicolas Dorier

    | 2017/12/27 12:30 am
  • Bitcoinist sat down with HealthHeart CEO Mark Rudnitsky to discuss how his company is revolutionizing the way Electronic Health Records (EHR) are kept. Through storing EHR on the blockchain, with a development focus on health care providers themselves, HealthHeart aims to help make patient records both secure and flexible enough to meet the demands of the cutting edge developments being made in holistic healthcare. Bitcoinist: What is your experience within the EHR industry? MR: I

    HealthHeart CEO: ‘With the Promise of Blockchain Tech, I Decided to Stop Complaining and Work to Improve Healthcare’

    | 2017/12/07 11:30 pm
  • Even though everyone is talking about smart contracts and their advantages over traditional paper contracts, only a handful of people are addressing the elephant in the room: most of the businesses don’t know how to use smart contracts yet. Vagan Abelyan, the COO and co-founder of Jincor, is among those few who are trying to make smart contracts and other blockchain technologies more accessible to modern businesses. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] At Jincor,

    Interview with Jincor Co-Founder and COO Vagan Abelyan

    | 2017/11/24 2:00 pm
  • Daniil Rausov, the founder of KYC.Legal, sits down with Bitcoinist to discuss his company’s unique service, the similarities between its business model and Uber, and the client verification procedures designed to make life easier for all market participants. Bitcoinist: For starters, tell us about KYC.Legal? What makes this a unique product on the market? How is it convenient for the client? DR: In short, this is a simple and quick way to complete client identification

    KYC.Legal Founder: ‘We are Creating a Global Universal Personal Identification Alternative’

    | 2017/11/21 2:45 pm
  • Like many other industries being disrupted by blockchain today, content sharing platforms are facing new challenges in their quest to meet the new consumer trends and needs. The obvious synergy behind blockchain technologies and p2p content sharing protocols (i.e. torrents) has brought to life a new generation of decentralized online services that are on the heels of such market’s giants as YouTube, Twitch, and Netflix. To explore the nascent future of this industry Bitcoinist talked

    Flixxo: A Swarm of Individuals Connected

    | 2017/11/10 11:00 pm
  • These days, the ICO market is booming. Companies come up with more and more synonyms for this notion: crowdsale, token sale, contribution campaign, and so forth. Even those who have never been related to cryptocurrency, let alone invested therein, weigh on launching a token sale for different purposes. The market is still expanding, and most new ICO’s, whatever they are called, use Ethereum-based solutions to issue their tokens and roll out smart contracts.  Some companies

    BlockStarter CTO on the ICO Boom: Lots of People Want to Invest, Few Want to Understand

    | 2017/11/08 9:15 pm
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Cryptograffiti, who runs one of the most popular crypto art design and merchandise companies in the space under the same name. Cryptograffiti reveals what is the most popular design and explains why art is so important in educating the public even in a hi-tech field like Bitcoin.  Bitcoinist: First, do I refer to you as Cryptograffiti or do you have a name? Cryptograffiti (CG): Cryptograffiti works! Bitcoinist: How did you first get into

    ‘You Can Buy a Fraction of a Bitcoin’ Has Started The Most Conversations – Cryptograffiti

    | 2017/11/03 7:00 am
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Vitaly Balakhonov, CEO of Eloplay, the eSports platform that allows players to organize and participate in tournaments with decentralized prize pools through the use of its innovative blockchain-based Smart Tournaments. Eloplay’s ICO begins on October 16, 2017. Bitcoinist: How did you come up with the idea for Eloplay? VB: At first it was a simple idea to create a service for one-on-one video games competitions. In April 2016, the platform hosted the first trial battles where

    Interview with eSports Game Changer Eloplay

    | 2017/10/10 3:00 pm
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Viktor Shpakovsky and Vladimir Smerkis, the founders of The Token Fund, which allows investors an easy portal into the world of cryptocurrency trading, investment, and management. Bitcoinist: Tell us about The Token Fund in your own words. What makes The Token Fund similar to other funds and in what ways is it unique? Vladimir: We launched The Token Fund in March 2017. Over the past five months, the portfolio under our management

    Interview With The Token Fund: The ETF Alternative for Cryptocurrency Investing

    | 2017/09/25 9:30 pm
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Volodymyr Panchenko, Founder and CEO of DMarket, a first-of-its-kind marketplace that allows gamers to buy, sell, or trade in-game items from any game on any gaming platform. Bitcoinist: What is DMarket? VP: DMarket is the first cross-game marketplace that allows gamers from all over the world to trade or exchange in-game goods originating from any gaming platform. In fact, DMarket will allow more than two billion gamers to buy and sell their items.

    Interview with DMarket: The First Cross-Game Marketplace for In-Game Items

    | 2017/08/11 4:15 pm
  • Bitcoinist decided to dig deeper into the SEC’s newly issued guidance on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and its implications for investors. We chatted with three legal experts, namely Alfredo Silva, Joshua Ashley Klayman and Daniel Kahan. Joshua Klayman is a founding member and the head of MoFo’s Blockchain + Smart Contracts Group. Her practice focuses on finance and corporate matters including advising on leveraged finance transactions, commercial transactions, and corporate governance matters. Daniel Kahan is an

    Legal Experts: Investors May View SEC’s Statement as Validating ICO’s

    | 2017/08/02 8:00 am