All posts by Toju Ometoruwa

Toju Ometoruwa is a Northeastern University alumni who is the co-founder of Pazima, a start-up that provides secure lending options for low-income workers. His passion is to empower communities across the African diaspora through the blockchain.

Elixir (ELIX) Review

Elixir (ELIX) Review: Complete Beginners Guide 

Elixir is an Ethereum based platform that provides payments, lending and crowd-funding services on the Blockchain. The company sees decentralization as a much-needed answer to the security and efficiency issues that many of today’s financial services face. Centralized servers put...

/ May 24, 2018
Sentinel Protocol ICO

Sentinel Protocol ICO: Threat Intelligence Securing The Blockchain

Security continues to be a major issue within the crypto space. Although Blockchains are designed for optimal security because of their decentralized nature, this has not prevented the users and institutions operating on these Blockchains from being exposed to hackers....

/ May 22, 2018
Coinmama Review

Coinmama Review: Is it a Safe Crypto Exchange?

As Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies become mainstream, the casual investor is increasingly looking for ways to purchase these digital assets in the most efficient way possible. Coinmama is one of the more established cryptocurrency exchanges and offers a service which...

/ May 21, 2018
Sports Betting Cryptocurrencies

Could Legalized US Sports Betting Drive Blockchain Adoption?

On May 14th, the Supreme Court struck down a federal law that required states to ban gambling on the outcome of sporting events. Previously the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act stated that sports’ gambling was legal on a federal level,...

/ May 16, 2018
Blockchain Trilemma

Solving the Blockchain Trilemma: Decentralization, Security & Scalability

Bitcoin and Ethereum are the most widely recognized projects of the blockchain movement, seeking to replace our current trading, financial and economic system with one that is more decentralized and secure. Millions have invested time and money into these networks...

/ May 16, 2018

Step-by-Step Guide to Buying BCH on Local Bitcoin Cash

When it comes to buying cryptocurrencies for fiat, many people will turn to a centralised exchange. However, there are many problems that traders have with this option, chief amoung them is privacy. When you buy coins on a centralised exchange,...

/ May 12, 2018
Zcash ASIC

The Battle Against ASICs: Antminer Z9 Angers the Zcash Community

On May 3rd, Bitmain, the Bitcoin mining company behind ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) chips, announced the release of a new Antminer Z9 mini, an ASIC miner capable of mining any crypto currency running the Equihash proof-of-work algorithm, particularly Zcash. This...

/ May 10, 2018
Gifto (GTO) Review

Review of Gifto (GTO), A Decentralized Gifting Protocol

Gifto allows fans to reward content creators with virtual gifts (graphics and animations) that can be converted to Gifto Tokens or cash. Their decentralized virtual gifting protocol (built on Ethereum) can be used on various existing content publishing platforms on...

/ May 7, 2018
Monaco Coin (MCO) Review

Monaco Coin (MCO) Review: Everything You Need to Know

Monaco Card is a cryptocurrency funded visa debit card that allows you to spend your cryptocurrencies on everyday purchases. Users first purchase Monaco coins in order to get a Monaco Card delivered to them. They then download the app in...

/ May 3, 2018
Puerto Rico Cryptocurrency

Is Puerto Rico The Ideal Home for The Crypto Hodler?

In recent months, the Island of Puerto Rico has become a focal point for the Crypto community. Investors, Businesses and wealthy speculators are all flocking to the Island that presents itself as a tax haven for which they can build...

/ May 1, 2018