• Robert Shiller, who won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2013, holds that Bitcoin, among other cryptocurrencies, might be just another failed experiment. He touched on their complexity and the fact that they are connected with a yearning for social revolution. Robert Shiller is an esteemed Nobel prize winning economist who is known for his warnings about the dot-com and the housing bubbles. In an interview for CNBC, the professor at Yale University expressed

    Nobel-Winning Nocoiner Economist Calls Bitcoin a Failed Experiment

    | 2018/05/23 11:00 am
  • Bitcoinist recently caught up with Bernard Peh, one of only 56 Ethereum Certified developers in the world, and picked his brain on his current project, the state of the cryptocurrency market, and what being “Ethereum Certified” even means.  Bitcoinist: You are one of only 59 Ethereum Certified developers in the world. What exactly does “Ethereum Certified” mean, exactly? BP: First of all, I like to congratulate B9lab for setting the golden standard in Ethereum Certification.

    Ethereum Certified Developer Bernard Peh on The Future of Crypto, Dealing with Regulations, and Blockbid (Interview)

    | 2018/05/21 9:00 pm
  • As you may remember, about a month ago, the trailer for a satirical short film with a cryptocurrency theme hit the internet. Well if you’ve been waiting on tenterhooks since then you can now relax, as the finished film is now available for viewing. Is it Any Good? Well, yes… although if you’ve seen the trailer then there won’t be many new surprises. The story follows two friends on their way to the pub, who encounter

    Buy The Dip: Crypto-comedy Short Film Released

    | 2018/05/13 3:00 am
  • Move over eBay, there’s a new marketplace in town! Ubcoin Market upends the traditional peer-to-peer marketplace model by not only giving users a place to buy and sell items, but to enable them to become crypto investors in the process. Bitcoinist sat down with founder Felix Khachatryan to learn more about Ubcoin Market and find out what the future holds for this innovative platform. Bitcoinist: Ubcoin aims to provide a marketplace where anyone can safely

    Ubcoin Founder Felix Khachatryan Dishes on Upcoming Ubcoin Market MVP, Big Name Partnerships, and More (Interview)

    | 2018/05/11 3:00 pm
  • Bitcoinist recently sat down with Eternal Trusts executive Mark Lea to discuss his involvement in the project as well as how it will benefit consumers both now and in the future. Eternal Trusts claims to be the world’s first blockchain platform for the pending acquisition of goods or services that aren’t yet available, including cloning or the restoration of the human neural network after cryonic preservation – whenever this becomes available both legally and ethically. To ensure

    Mark Lea: Eternal Trusts has Brought Trusts to a New Level (Interview)

    | 2018/05/10 3:00 am
  • Bitcoinist spoke with co-founder of ICO Alert, Mike Finch, who shared his insight into the recent ban on Initial Coin Offering (ICO) advertising on Facebook, Twitter and Google social media platforms, how ICOs have been responding, and how it levels the playing field for quality ICOs to receive market attention.  Bitcoinist: How have ICOs been responding to the ban on popular social media platforms? Mike Finch: There are two ways to look at this, for both

    ‘We’re On Pace to List Over 5,000 ICOs This Year,’ Says ICO Alert Cofounder (Interview)

    | 2018/05/06 2:00 am
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Alexander Stern, legal attorney and founder of Attorney IO, to unpack the complexities related to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies taxes, potential loopholes for users, and how the IRS can easily track individuals using Bitcoin compared to fiat currencies.  The fact that a lot of this is on a blockchain (and cannot be tampered with) does make the IRS smile. – Alexander Stern Bitcoinist: First, how and for how long has your law firm

    Tax Attorney: Blockchain Immutability ‘Does Make The IRS Smile’ (Interview)

    | 2018/04/20 4:30 pm
  • Eligma is a cognitive commerce platform which aims to change the way people discover, purchase, track and resell items online by utilizing both artificial intelligence and blockchain technology. Bitcoinist sat down with CEO Dejan Roljic to learn more about the Eligma platform and how it will change the way consumers and merchants interact and do business. Bitcoinist: Eligma aims to disrupt e-commerce. What is the biggest problem with the industry today, and where does Eligma

    Eligma CEO Dejan Roljic: Blockchain and AI-Based Platform Will ‘Transform the Commerce Industry’

    | 2018/04/17 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Darren Marble, CEO of CrowdfundX, a fintech marketing firm that uses artificial intelligence and digital marketing to help its clients acquire retail investors and shareholders at scale. His company was responsible for designing, producing, and marketing historic Reg A+ IPOs to NASDAQ, NYSE, and OTC Markets Group, as well as Security Token Offers (STOs) such as KodakCoin. I predict that NASDAQ, the NYSE, or OTC Markets Group will launch a token market.

    ‘I Think ICO is a Dirty Word’ – Lessons in Compliance from KodakCoin (Interview)

    | 2018/04/17 8:00 am
  • Bitcoinist spoke with the one and only Max Keiser, Wall Street veteran and host of the Keiser Report, who explained why he’s bullish on BTC, expecting it to go well over $100,000.  My view of the world-shaking tech that Bitcoin is has not changed. – Max Keiser Bitcoinist: The Keiser Report was probably the first show to cover Bitcoin as early as 2011. At what price did you first buy Bitcoin? Has your view of

    Max Keiser: I Wouldn’t Be Surprised If George Soros Attempts to ‘Corner’ Bitcoin Market

    | 2018/04/10 8:00 am
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Saifedean Ammous, assistant professor of economics at Lebanese American University, Bitcoin economist, carnivore grill-master, and author of the new book, The Bitcoin Standard. I think Bitcoin is the most advanced and best form of money ever invented. –Saifedean Ammous Bitcoinist: First, why did you decide to write The Bitcoin Standard? Saifedean Ammous (SA): I found myself spending more and more time explaining and writing about the economics of Bitcoin to people as interest grew, and many

    Bitcoin is ‘Financial Dynamite’ – Saifedean Ammous (Interview)

    | 2018/04/06 12:00 pm
  • Zeroedge is the world’s first online casino that offers two unique advantages to the general online gambling public. Firstly, Zeroedgeruns exclusively on cryptocurrency (like Bitcoin for example) although, in this case, that cryptocurrency is Zeroedge Casinos own unique cryptocurrency called ZeroCoin. The second advantage, and by far the most significant, is the fact that Zeroedge, much like its name suggests, will be offering a true 0% house edge to its players. This essentially means that,

    Interview with Zerocoin CEO Adrian Casey – How Zeroedge.bet Will Impact the Gambling Industry?

    | 2018/04/04 12:30 pm
  • Bitcoinist once again caught up with David Drake, Chairman of LDJ Capital, a $200 million dollar cryptocurrency fund. Drake explains why he’s still very bullish on Bitcoin price explaining why he believes it will hit $30K USD by the end of 2018.  ‘Still Confident’ on 30K Bitcoin Price by Year’s End 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

    Big Investors Pushing Down Bitcoin Price, But $30K by Year’s End – Crypto Fund Manager [Interview]

    | 2018/04/04 11:00 am
  • Exenium has garnered worldwide attention of late as their innovative new trading platform – a fully functional cryptocurrency exchange in a chat-bot – has caught the interest of the entire crypto community. Bitcoinist sat down with Exenium CEO Mike Zevakin to learn more about the project and find out how they put so much security and functionality into such a tiny package. Bitcoinist: Where did you get the idea of building a crypto exchange in

    CEO Mike Zevakin: ‘Exenium Improves on Every Aspect of a Traditional Cryptocurrency Exchange’

    | 2018/04/03 12:00 pm
  • Betrium is poised to take the online gaming/gambling industry by storm with its betting platform that is part bookmaker and part betting exchange. The first gambling platform to offer volatility stabilization and franchising, Betrium is attracting serious interest from investors and would-be partners. Bitcoinist recently sat down with the Betrium team to learn more about the platform and its future holds. Bitcoinist: For our first-time readers who might not be familiar with your platform, give

    Betrium: A Gambling Platform and Betting Exchange Like No Other

    | 2018/03/27 8:45 pm
  • AstorGame is making a name for itself in the eSports and betting industry thanks to its unique blockchain blockchain-based gaming platform. Bitcoinist sat down with CEO and Co-Founder Mark Snizhinsky to find out what makes AstorGame so special and learn more about the utility of the platform’s ASTOR token. Bitcoinist: With such stiff competition in the online gaming/gambling space, what made you decide to launch AstorGame? MS: It is true that there are several companies

    AstorGame a ‘World of Games and Fun’ on the Blockchain

    | 2018/03/27 4:00 pm
  • Last month, Rakesh Kirpalani, a Dubai-based businessman and investor, joined the company Taklimakan Network as an adviser. Taklimakan is a mobile- and web-based blockchain solution that was developed as a training tool for investors, traders, and enthusiasts with any level of crypto experience and who want to learn how to make informed choices about the cryptocurrency market. In this interview with Mr. Kirpalani, we discuss his background in investing and advising startups, along with his

    An Interview with Taklimakan Network’s Business Adviser, Rakesh Kirpalani

    | 2018/03/23 10:30 am
  • 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