Almost every month or every year, a new theory about the real creator of Bitcoin appears. If we are to mention the names of people and companies that are on the list of those claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, we would write until the cows come home. As we speak now, another theory has also emerged, but this time it appears to be somehow convincing in the ears of the cryptocurrency participants, as well as making waves in the digital currency world. The theory is about the fiction author Neal Stephenson, signifying that he is actually the true Bitcoin creator.
The cryptocurrency industry is aware of the need for privacy applications, as private businesses are planning to track pseudo-anonymous Bitcoin (BTC). That necessity has created waves of altcoins each expecting to surpass the rest.
Russia has produced lots of prominent figures in the crypto industry, including Vitalik Buterin and Igor Barinov. These days, it’s almost impossible to come across some ICO landing page without seeing at least one Russian name on the team.
Given that Waves has its own decentralised exchange, I’m often asked about the prospects of development for crypto exchanges. As the blockchain sector grows, will they continue to exist as niche products, or will they be absorbed by the current market leaders? The answer is a little more nuanced than that, and rests on an accurate understanding of what blockchain offers.
Incent, the first universal merchant-backed loyalty platform, announced it has raised $1 million USD for its loyalty token. To date, the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) has raised more than 1,024 Bitcoin and more than 832,076 Waves, equaling more than $1 million USD.