Is Luno really “The easiest way to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum”? With cryptocurrency and blockchain technology revolutionising the efficiency and convenience of transacting, many emerging markets have started developing advanced DApps (decentralised applications) to offer customers the best experience – and we don’t just mean Luno. Coindirect is proliferating the emerging markets, as well as […]
Developed in 2016 by ZCash co-founders, Matthew Green and Ian Miers, Lightning Network currently promises scalability, instant transactions and low costs in an aim to scale the Bitcoin solution. But 2-years later, many still call the decentralised network a “work in progress”. Bitcoin has faced many scaling issues since its kickoff in 2009. Though Bitcoin […]
Bitcoin took a bull run to its heels over the last few months. Still, it remains at a high-top level of interest across the world nonetheless. Many cryptocurrency vendors and businesses have been trying to disrupt the industry with new, unexpected technological developments and crypto innovations. Many blockchain and trading experts also believe that Bitcoin […]
The adoption of Bitcoin in South Africa is growing; with many locals buying cryptocurrencies using their local fiat currency. In fact, Ethereum World News recognises cryptocurrencies as “thriving in Africa’s second-largest economy.” Along with this, local cryptocurrency exchanges are receiving patronage; and according to Ethereum World News, Coindirect is at the top of the South […]
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At Coindirect, we like to keep a wide offering of the most relevant and exciting altcoins available. Our team is constantly considering which new coins will add the most value to our expanding selection of top cryptocurrencies. We realised the best way for us to know what our users are looking for is to ask […]
If you have not read our first article on cryptocurrency terms, click here to find out more about everything from fiats, to forks. These articles are designed to further your understanding of the new language that is developing around the rapidly expanding world of cryptocurrency. The better you’re informed, the smarter your decisions will be when it comes to analysing movements in the market. We have put together 8 more terms that will be useful to anyone looking to get clued up on the latest terms.
At the beginning of 2017 the top two cryptocurrencies bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) were valued at $963.06 and $8.26 respectively. Throughout 2017 bitcoin gained in value, ultimately reaching an all time high of approximately $19,500 on the 18th of December 2017. Ethereum reached an all time high of approximately $1,400 on the 14th of January 2018. This meant that the early adopters of cryptocurrencies had a good year with incredible returns on their initial investment.