Blockchain and Financial Sector: Revolution Underway

Born in 2008, the blockchain, or distributed ledger technology (DLT) was originally seen as a weird innovation, used by a few libertarian geeks. Most people would have never heard the term in the first place, was it not for the scandals related to Silk Road, the infamous darknet marketplace where users could anonymously buy drugs...

September 4, 2019

Blockchain and Charity: Good Together?

Currently, blockchain philanthropy is gaining momentum, as this sector has many problems the technology addresses. More and more charity organizations are starting to integrate crypto donation in their fundraising practices. Also, there are new charities (like BitGive Foundation) created with the specific purpose of accepting donations in BTC and other digital currencies. What blockchain has...

August 21, 2019

7 Fintech Trends to Watch Out For in 2019

We in Exscudo have composed a list of 7 fintech trends to keep track of in the year 2019. In the past fintech as a field may have been growing hidden from the general public in the shadow of the tech industry. However, with the emergence and growing adoption of the blockchain technology, fintech is...

January 23, 2019

Atomic Swaps: Are they even a reality? What problems do we need to overcome to implement the tech?

Atomic swaps are an innovative technology that some speculate to be the future of crypto trading. This new technology, also known as atomic cross-chain trading, allows peer-to-peer trades between two cryptocurrencies from separate blockchains. The trades are trustless, instantaneous, and with no associated fees. An atomic swap is essentially a smart contract, more precisely a...

December 19, 2018

Top 5 Most Influential People in Crypto

Satoshi Nakamoto No list would be complete without the mysterious creator of Bitcoin. Last heard of in 2011, Satoshi Nakamoto was the one who published the Bitcoin whitepaper, mined the genesis block and created Bitcointalk forum. His identity has been speculated endlessly over the internet. Many individuals have claimed to be Satoshi, others speculate that...

June 19, 2018