Legacy entrepreneur in the cryptocurrency space extends his knowledge and expertise to the Defi sector.

Deficliq is pleased to announce the appointing of Charlie Shrem as an advisor of the company. A pillar in the cryptocurrency space, Charlie is an entrepreneurial legend, founding a handful of companies in the blockchain industry including BitInstant, Intellisys Capital, and CryptoIQ. He also is one of the founding members of the Bitcoin Foundation. We are pleased to have Charlie join the advisory board and extend his reach to the decentralized finance world of crypto. Deficliq is a one-stop location for all your DeFi needs, featured on the Polkadot network with the mission to democratize the crypto lending market.

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Shantanu Kumar, CEO of Deficliq, is excited to have Charlie on…


A refreshing way to use money with the compatibility of crypto.

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Introduction

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency for the most part has been advertised as a currency. Ever since Satoshi Nakamoto debuted the Bitcoin whitepaper as “a peer-to-peer electronic cash system”, the realization of using Bitcoin for goods and services has been commonplace. There have different approaches to such cryptographic technologies, the biggest one being Ethereum and the tokens it produces as a means of utility (which is complicated because value for spending can be considered a utility). However, by and large, the main intention of cryptocurrency as a whole has been…well….currency. However, thus far that has been proven difficult due to a few hurdles, most notably global adoption, in addition to the hardships of transfers of deposit of Bitcoin, and just the overall ease of use is lacking. Plus who wants to really sell their Bitcoin, which has been the most valued asset in the last decade, to buy some lunch? This is where MCO, or crypto.com …


An honest review of a refreshing paid group experience. Spoiler Alert: It’s a brick house.

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Introduction

In 2019, paid cryptocurrency groups have a bad reputation which is mostly justified. Paid groups started to boom around 2017, mostly from the running price action and profits that year and many groups charged a fee in exchange for charts and “gems”. Many were no doubt good groups or even well intended ones, but as the bear market arrived, chart accuracy massively declined and so did paid group reputation. Many would call out “gems” because they bought early and planned to sell them on others. Deception and incompetence was obvious and widespread. Jokes of “When paid group?” …


One token is committed to using cryptocurrency to solve a global payment problem.

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Introduction

The perspective of looking at a globally connected world is a long dated point of reference. The internet as a medium and mobile devices as a vessel have forever transformed the default lifestyle in the modern world. Nevertheless, the way and which each generation uses technology will very. We still do a few things the “old fashion way” and one thing in particular is remittance payments. Companies like WesternUnion and MoneyGram are dinosaurs in this computational world. That’s not a bad thing in most cases as it’s beneficial to look at legacy companies to see their success and learn from them. However, cryptocurrency has brought attention a wide open gap to change remittance despite those two companies trying to integrate crypto into their systems. …


Showing a simple approach to trading crypto and still live out your busy day.

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Introduction

This might be a shocker to some of you — but I rarely drink alcohol. This isn’t for any sort of religious mandate or from extreme coercion but because I hate the feeling it gives where it impairs my critical thinking. Studies have shown that alcohol can hinder two things with functionality: it effects the prefrontal cortex that handicaps decision making, and it also acts as a sedative after consuming has reached its peak. Plus, I have a low body tolerance for it. Coffee on the other hand, is a favorite of mine because I can stay active for my busy lifestyle. As someone with two jobs, one business, wife and child, sound mixing, volunteer work, and trying to trade crypto, my time is extremely limited and important. …


A unique approach to cryptocurrency transactions has gained rightful attention right out of the gate.

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This article is part of a series called “New & Notable Cryptocurrencies”, a launch sprint by The Altcoin Agency to bring quality content from businesses to users, who offers technical writing, translation, whitepapers, and more to blockchain companies. Follow @AltcoinAgency on Twitter to get future updates and business inquiries.

Cryptocurrency has thus far been at odds with the banking and payments industry for many reasons, but the most ignored reason of them all is adoption. What many companies, users, and even investors get right about crypto adoption is the push to make adoption happen. However as reality sets in, the harsh demands become aware — regulations of government, legal process, risk of profit loss, reasonable acceptance as a payment, and personal possession of a coin all contribute to the hardships of adoption. For most, the push to use crypto as payments simply become a glass house marketing campaign or to simply “pump their own bags”. …


Reviewing coins recently brought into the mainstream crypto markets.

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This article is the first in a series called “New & Notable Cryptocurrencies” as part of launch sprint by The Altcoin Agency to bring quality content from businesses to users, offering technical writing, translation, whitepapers, and more to blockchain companies. Follow @AltcoinAgency on Twitter to get future updates and business inquiries.

One of the most dominant recent memories of crypto is arguably the massive bull run of late 2017. This was the time that Bitcoin was at an all time high of $20,000. As memorable as that was, it’s challenging to recollect that this was 18 months ago. Time flies fast in the world of crypto where companies and projects have an uphill battle to maintain their shelf life where even good projects with use cases, funding, and marketing can go under. This was largely the case after 2017 with ICOs, where they received more money than anyone could ask for, but never capitalized. The same is true for other projects that couldn’t solve issues like scaling in their network. …


Why missing trades on crypto is not only acceptable but beneficial to your trading strategy.

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Trading cryptocurrency has not been without its stressors — trying to understand a market with different methods, staying up late with movements 24/7, or missing out on a move because you finally fell asleep or just trying to live life in general. Trading and investing in crypto can be greatly rewarding but often unforgiving.

As someone with my own business, two other jobs, volunteer work, as well as being both a husband and a father, time is of the essence and every second matters. …


How John Steinbeck’s classic novel of struggle and survival shows the struggle of new finance and the journey of cryptocurrency.

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“…repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed.”

“The bank — the monster has to have profits all the time. It can’t wait. It’ll die. No, taxes go on. When the monster stops growing, it dies. It can’t stay one size.”

— Excerpts from John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath

This is the first in six part series called Encryption in Literature, where authors and literary works are compared to the journey of Bitcoin, blockchain tech, and cryptocurrency.

Tragedies are often elements of great stories, mainly for two major reasons: 1) this creates a greater weight to highlight an outcome — it’s much more worthwhile to talk of a story of a comeback versus characters who didn’t have any struggle, and 2) because it shows the reality of the world we live in. As much as we try to live in a first world culture, we will always run into issues — family deaths, car problems, financial stability, and more. The fact that we fight to get a Starbucks coffee in the midst of a cold morning proves that cold mornings exist and are irritable to our personal preference, which not long ago generations of men & women fought just to have warm blankets (a case of survival of life instead of “survival of…


Why decentralization creates fertile soil for a flourishing society of freelancers.

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“If you dislike change, you’re going to dislike irrelevance even more” — Eric Shinseki

An abstract certainly of the world takes the shape of change — if you have lived long enough, which doesn’t have to be long anymore, you will find that once something becomes established, our eyes then give way to it changing into something else entirely. Older millennials and up have seen this take place particularly in growing up without smartphones to a world nearly dependent on them. Older people are often negative stereotypes to change, being more timorous in action than hopeful rumination.

The newest of these changes, arguably still in its infancy to anyone not directly involved in its incubation, is decentralization via cryptography. This is more notably taken the form of cryptocurreny, blockchain technology, and smart contracts. Although there are variants and deviations of what types of cryptocurrency and decentralization is considered cannon, three things have typically stood out as primary: 1) that decentralization is a prevention against a single point of failure by having multiple points spread evenly among users, 2) cryptocurrency and cryptography is a means to keep the myriad of points more secure, and 3) decentralization is a cause to create a flourishing of freedom. This is turn can help benefit the economy, and in particular the freelance economy, to be not only bigger and transformative, but also in what freelancing was originally meant to be in the first place. …

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