All posts by Tom Alford

Tom is a cryptocurrency investor from Edinburgh, United Kingdom. He believes in long-term projects rather than any short term gains, and is a strong believer in the future of blockchain technology and the great social benefit potential of cryptocurrency.

Kindhumans Accepts Crypto

Kindhumans Ethical Store Accepts Crypto: Why This Matters

When mass adoption? That’s the question on the minds of so many crypto fans. The short answer is that nobody knows ‘if’ or ‘when’ cryptocurrencies will be adopted by huge swathes of the general population. What we do know is...

/ December 4, 2019
Nimiq (NIM) Review

Nimiq Coin Review: The Browser Based CryptoCurrency

Nimiq (NIM) is a cryptocurrency designed for the masses, built with an ethos of simplicity and ease of use at its core. It is an open source and decentralised payment protocol that was developed with adoption in mind. By offering...

/ May 10, 2019
Nimiq WEG Purchase

Nimiq Joins Litecoin & TokenPay By Acquiring Stake In WEG Bank

On the 2nd April 2019, Nimiq (NIM) announced that the crypto project had acquired a 9.9% stake in WEG Bank AG. This move further reinforces Nimiq’s pre-existing strategic partnership with WEG Bank and Agora.Trade on a potentially revolutionary crypto-to-fiat bridge....

/ April 2, 2019
Nimiq Collaberates Trust Wallet

Nimiq Collaborates With Binance-DEX Trust Wallet

There has been quite a bit of interest in Nimiq recently and this week was an interesting one for the entire Nimiq community. NIM tokens were officially integrated into Trust Wallet, a multi-coin crypto wallet that is being used by...

/ March 28, 2019
Blockchain Compatible Fiat

Blockchain Compatible Fiat is Coming! What Does This Mean?

On February 21st, Charlie Lee of Litecoin took to Twitter and made a cryptic tweet about WEG Bank’s exciting product pipeline. Needless to say, the promise of a traditional banking institution getting more heavily involved in cryptocurrency went down very...

/ March 1, 2019
Emerging Market Cryptocurrency Adoption

Emerging Market CryptoCurrency Adoption – What Needs to Be Done

Everyone is talking about cryptocurrency adoption and how it could disrupt the entire financial system. This talk gains traction with every additional fiat currency experiencing growing inflation rates. In countries like Venezuela, it appears that fiat has crossed the point...

/ December 21, 2018
Cryptocurrency Blackswan

A Crypto Black Swan Event: Ethereum Classified as a Security

Recently, there has been a lot of noise in the cryptocurrency markets about whether Ethereum is a security or not. This is indeed the perfect example of a “black swan” event. These are events that no one really expects and...

/ May 15, 2018