Entries by Scotcoin

Scotland; where do we go from here?

Scotland, it’s our country and we are extremely proud of it. It’s undeniable, however, that we currently a nation in flux. The future is uncertain and has been for some time. In the current debates surrounding the issue of a Scottish independence referendum, two main talking points have arisen. These are currency and the Scottish […]

Four Major International Banks Set to Use Blockchain Technology

Four of the world’s major international banks are set to develop their own custom version of digital currency. The aim is to cut down on the time and costs currently associated with clearing and settlement in financial markets. This announcement is the latest in a recent string of similar realisations by financial institutions, for whom […]

Keeping Scotcoin Scottish

When Scotcoin was created, our aim was to directly impact and assist those living in Scotland. Whilst digital cryptocurrency  such as Bitcoin has sought to make a huge impact on a global scale, we felt that there were huge opportunities to use this type currency effectively at a local level. In recent years, many people […]

Scotcoin and Small Business Growth

We are very proud of our roots as a Scottish currency. As such, we want our digital currency to help the Scottish economy thrive- starting with small businesses. By the end of the 1st quarter of 2016, small business confidence in Scotland had fallen into negative territory. In fact, small business confidence in the UK […]

EU Proposes End of Cryptocurrency Anonymity

Since the inception of Bitcoin, Governments have been left with the question of how to manage and regulate digital currencies. In the EU, the stance has always been to learn more and wait. However, this week could mark a change in thinking after the European Commission proposed an amendment to its AML Directive. The proposed […]

Why Accepting Scotcoin makes Sense for Businesses

Since our inception, we have been inviting businesses to become Scotcoin merchants. There are many reasons why it makes financial sense for businesses to do so, especially given our current economic climate. In the wake of the Brexit vote, the pound sterling has taken a huge hit. There has never been a better time to […]

5 Reasons to Buy Scotcoin

We know that interest in cryptocurrencies, and indeed Scotland’s cryptocurrency Scotcoin, has grown over recent years.  It is also clear that many of those people who are interested in Scotcoin don’t fully understand the financial benefits of buying it now.  In this blog, we will go over some the top economic reasons for purchasing Scotcoin […]

Purchase of Scotcoin IP

The Scotcoin Project (TSP) is pleased to announce today that the Intellectual Property and all economic rights relating to Scotcoin have been bought from Scotcoin founder and first mover Derek Nisbet. The rights have been bought by Scottish businessmen Temple Melville and David Low for an undisclosed sum. The package consists of all rights to […]

The EU Referendum and Your Money

Today Britain will vote in the EU Referendum. The outcome of the vote will decide whether or not we remain as part of the European Union. In the lead up to the vote, the pound sterling has become extremely volatile. The currency exchange rates, driven by the huge level of trade uncertainty have fluctuated wildly […]