Interview with Ellis at KnowYourToken

Interview with Ellis at KnowYourToken

What is Know Your Token, and what services does the company provide for the digital currency market?

Know Your Token (KYT) is a full service initial coin offering (ICO) due diligence, audit, and advisory firm, specializing in providing detailed due diligence covering the latest ICOs hitting the market globally. We provide neutral, third-party assessments of projects with the goal of improving the overall quality of the market — basically, getting the garbage out and helping the good projects rise to the top.

No, the Petro Won’t Save Venezuela

No, the Petro Won’t Save Venezuela

Story by Michael Bartels

During the Great Recession, critics of newly-elected President Barack Obama claimed that the steps he took to rescue the United States from financial ruin opened the door to potentially “severe inflation”. The dollar had experienced, by the end of his first term, about 9 percent inflation over 4 years to validate critics’ fears.

Canary Outside the Mine

Canary Outside the Mine

Story by Michael Bartels

New York hasn’t always been known in the past for calling the right shots when it comes to blockchain technology and the assets that utilize it. In 2015, New York pioneered a new frontier in cryptoasset trading, that frontier being attempted government regulation of the growing market in the state, and they blazed a trail 44 pages deep.

Interview With Antony Lewis, Director of Research at R3

Interview With Antony Lewis, Director of Research at R3

Everyone has their own story of how they learned about blockchain technology. What’s yours?

I was working at Credit Suisse bank in foreign exchange technology, and I came across an article in Wired magazine entitled “Underground website lets you buy any drug imaginable”. It was published in 2011 though I only read it in 2013. What took my imagination wasn’t the underground website, Silk Road, a so-called “e-bay for drugs”, but the currency used to facilitate the transactions: Bitcoin. From that article, I read more and more about bitcoins and it became an obsession. I joined the cryptocurrency industry full time in late 2013 and haven’t looked back since.

Interview With Loi Luu, Co-Founder and CEO at Kyber Network

Interview With Loi Luu, Co-Founder and CEO at Kyber Network

Can you talk to us about your personal background and how you got involved with Kyber?

Before Kyber, I was doing research on Ethereum and cryptocurrency in general. So I wrote and created the first smart contract analyzer called Oyente, which is now being used by several blockchain projects including Quantstamp, Augur, and Melon.

Interview with Daniel Gorfine, Director of LabCFTC and Chief Innovation Officer at the CFTC

Interview with Daniel Gorfine, Director of LabCFTC and Chief Innovation Officer at the CFTC

This week, The Daily Bit interviewed Daniel Gorfine, Director of LabCFTC and Chief Innovation Officer at the CFTC. Although the conversation covered larger macroeconomic trends in the digital asset space, we forgot to ask whether we should buy the dip. If anyone finds themselves asking that question, we suggest heading over to the CFTC’s Bitcoin learning page to answer some basic questions.

How To Manage Your Cryptocurrency Taxes: An Interview With Camuso CPA

How To Manage Your Cryptocurrency Taxes: An Interview With Camuso CPA

Lots cryptocurrency investors have deferred all discussion about tax season until a later date, namely because the experience will likely be a major headache. To alleviate the pain, we spoke with Patrick Camuso, owner of Camuso CPA, a top tier accounting firm and the first CPA firm to open their doors to crypto. Camuso CPA offers tax planning and preparation for investors and small businesses, focusing on building year-round relationships with clients.

2018 Altcoin Report

2018 Altcoin Report

Meet John. John is a contributor for The Daily Bit and a second semester junior at UC Berkeley. John likes talking cryptos. So much, in fact, that he created his own major, which is essentially Cryptocurrency Market Analysis. Talk about the road less traveled. Oh, and we mentioned he rows Crew, right? The bar has been set quite high for John.

The Petrodollar and the Rise of the Petro-yuan

The Petrodollar and the Rise of the Petro-yuan

To understand the core of monetary policy and why some believe so strongly in the value of a competing digital currency and its un-inflatable store of value, we must take a brief look at the history of United States monetary policy in order to comprehend the primary driver of the cryptocurrency movement.