Opinion

The Millennial Factor

When it comes to crypto, why are the under-35s so receptive to this strange, unprecedented idea? If you’ve ever tried to explain bitcoin to a parent/authority figure/anyone over the age

All the alts are dying

Bitcoin has had a hell of a year. So, why are the altcoins being absolutely obliterated? During the 2017 crypto bull run people noticed that the market had started following

Currency wars are good and easy to win

It’s official: America and China are in a full-blown currency war. Could this be the best thing that’s ever happened to bitcoin? Even by the standards of the Trump administration,

What you need to know (and why you need to care) about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

So, the rumours were true. Facebook is releasing a cryptocurrency. Named Libra, it could potentially be the most significant event in the cryptocurrency world since Satoshi Nakamoto mined bitcoin’s genesis

The case for selective indexing in digital assets

‘It’s the thing that makes the most sense practically over time’. Warren Buffett, the prince of value investing, has said of low-cost index funds. As the research will show, he’s

9 factors to consider when deciding which cryptocurrency coins and tokens to invest in

This is a guest blog post by Rowan Crosby. Rowan is an Australian based financial journalist focused on Australian and US equity and commodity markets.

Jess Ellerm

Cryptocurrency: the next megatrend for superannuation?

This is a guest blog post by Jessica Ellerm, CEO and Co-Founder of Zuper, a superannuation fund helping Australians see and better understand their super and to invest part of their money in industries they care about. Previous to Zuper, Jessica spent 6+ years working for Australia’s newest bank, Tyro.

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An investment adviser’s take on trading bitcoin

This is a guest blog post by Chris Brycki, Founder and CEO of Stockspot, an Australian online investment adviser and fund manager. Previous to this, Chris was a Portfolio Manager at UBS and BlueLake Partners. Here’s his take on trading bitcoin.

‘Double GST’ No More

Many in the Australian cryptocurrency ecosystem were pleasantly surprised when in this year’s Budget the Australian Treasurer announced an effective date for the removal of ‘double GST’ on cryptocurrency transactions. Effective 1 July 2017, the purchase of cryptocurrency will no longer be subject to Australian GST. In effect, this will result in digital currency being given the same GST treatment as money.

Brave Browser review

Brave Browser Review

Brave Browser is an adventurous attempt at a new web browser, one which focuses on rethinking the overall advertising model of the internet. As of October 2016, Google’s Chrome browser continues to be the most popular choice with over half (63%) the usage share of all browsers. Although Chrome is freeware (as is Brave), it is developed by Google which derives the majority of its revenue from advertising. Some think this may lead to conflicts of interest when it comes to privacy and security.