Entries by C Wylie

Scotcoin Promotional code

Scotcoin has been around since 2013, but has been on the Counterparty Protocol since November 2014. That means that in just a few days we will be celebrating the 5 year anniversary of what we call V2 Scotcoin. We want to share our delight at being the longest surviving Country Coin and the fact that […]

Scotcoin MeetUp – Tuesday 15 October 2019

Join us for the next of our legendary meet ups – this time in EDINBURGH.  Chat about cryptocurrency, pick up a copy of our book, find out more about the latest news from Scotcoin. Meetup Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019 @ 6:30pmVenue: Library Gallery, 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1PL BOOK HERE > Scotcoin Meetup

How Cryptocurrencies Already Help Sovereign Nations

Article by Scotcoin’s own Temple Melville published in City AM on 28/8/19 Cryptocurrencies are almost as old as money itself. Indeed, crypto simply means concealed or secret. So the first man (or woman) who tried to exchange some rocks for a sheep could be said to have been using a crypto currency. Up to that […]

Types of token

On July 31, the FCA issued its settled policy statement on cryptocurrencies in a document titled “PS19/22: Guidance on Cryptoassets.” The document represents an updated version of a consultation paper on crypto assets that was first released for public comment in January 2019, and intends to bring more regulatory clarity to existing types of digital assets. In essence it describes 3 […]

Blockchain has moved on…

Blockchain has moved on since we started this journey. If Bitcoin was first generation Blockchain, Hyperledger was second generation. We are now into THIRD generation, which is described as permissioned decentralized blockchain. Libra, Facebook’s offering in the digital currency space is exactly that, and Microsoft is clearly committed to blockchain technology. That being the case, […]

Scotcoin Advisory Panel and Other News

New Social Media Manager at Scotcoin Scotcoin welcomes onboard Elizabeth Myles-Geddes as Social Media Manager. Elizabeth has worked in digital marketing for 7 years with clients as diverse as Harvey Nichols, Heriot Watt University and the Google sponsored Start Up Grinds in Edinburgh and Glasgow. She currently runs her own consultancy advising micro businesses on […]

XCP Situation

We have had some enquiries about what is happening with Counterparty and its DEX market. All Counterparty Protocol coins have fallen massively because they are all denominated in XCP, which is Counterparty’s own token. Less than a year ago, 1 XCP was around .004 Bitcoin. Now it stands about .00004 ie a fall of 99%. […]