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.

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

Update: Monaco has re-branded to crypto.com. Read our full crypto.com review.  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...

/ 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
Civic (CVC) Review

Civic (CVC) Review: Securing Digital Identity on The Blockchain

Civic (CVC) provides on-demand, secure and low-cost access to identity verification services using Blockchain technology. We all know how cumbersome it can be to constantly identify ourselves over and over when interacting with online providers. Civic’s goal is to eliminate...

/ April 28, 2018