Litecoin Buys Into a Bank

A New Bank and Fintech Partnership The Litecoin Foundation, along with crypto payment processor and Litecoin partner TokenPay, acquire 9.9% each of  German Bank WEG Bank AG. Let’s look at why and why this is a big deal. By way of disclosure, I’m long Litecoin (LTC) and bullish on it for the future. Over the last … Read more

Bitcoin and AltCoin Taxes 2018

Bitcoin, altcoin, and cryptocurrency investors in the US are in a difficult place on how to stay tax compliant. There are many different professional opinions on tax compliance. Other than taxing Bitcoin and cryptos like property as an asset instead of as a currency, there has been no additional guidance so far from the IRS … Read more

Wish Finance: Blockchain SME Lending

Unlike EthLend, which is lending agnostic, Wish Finance is specifically for lending to small and medium-sized businesses, otherwise known as the SME market. Wish is based in Singapore. The white paper explaining their program is found right here: Wish Finance White Paper. Wish also has a separate pdf file giving an overview of their business. … Read more

The Next Generation in Blockchain Lending part 1

Hey guys and gals, did you miss me? I’ve been spending most of September putting the finishing touches on my book. Are you interested in a copy when it’s published? You can get on the advance mailing list for a discounted copy right here: http://eepurl.com/cOtAbr   Now back to our original programming…..Blockchain-based lending to be specific Bitcoin … Read more

P2P Lending News Aug 2017

The P2P Lending industry and all crowdfunded loans is an ever-changing landscape. It means we need to always be aware of what’s going on and things can change fast. This week, I’m looking at stories that are national, international and transnational. Let’s take a look…. A UK Equity Investor on P2P Lending This AltFi piece describes … Read more