Scams have been around as long as people have traded. There are always chancers looking to make a quick buck or more at the expense of others.
One of the great advantages of cryptocurrencies is that they are based on blockchain technology that should be safe and secure. So, it’s incredibly ironic that the level of scamming in the cryptocurrency area is ridiculously high, especially in the area of promoting ICOs.
Telegram is a perfect breeding ground for scammers, who send random messages to ICO teams in group chats, or approach marketing people one to one.
If you are running an ICO, be prepared for your Telegram chat room to be peppered with people pretending to be reputable YouTubers, who, if not found out, might look for funds up front for a promotional video that will not materialise. …
How to be well-versed in blockchain in one week
So, you are interested in blockchain technology, can see its potential for improving the world and want to know enough to earn a living from the subject.
But how do you quickly gain confidence in such a relatively new subject area?
You could hire a consultant to work with you one-to-one, but with charge-out rates of up to £25k per day for the best in the business, you will need deep pockets.
Alternatively, you could join a conference in Vilnius this summer (from Sunday July 15 to July 22 2018) organised by the team at Pillar Project, led by the visionary CEO David Siegel. …