Entries by Caroline Wylie

Scotcoin moves to private blockchain

PRESS RELEASE: 23 October 2017 – Cryptocurrency Scotcoin moves to private blockchain The Scotcoin Project is pleased to announce that it has awarded the contract to manage the migration from the Counterparty blockchain its own private blockchain to Scotesq, a fintech company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The new blockchain will remove intermediate currency risk allowing […]

Whither Scotcoin

Cryptocurrency a scam? There have been quite a few gyrations in the Bitcoin market especially since China put the mockers on ICOs. This was then followed by Jamie Dimon – he of JPMorgan fame – saying Bitcoin was a scam. Yet today, one of the doyens of the London Gold market  – Sharps Pixley – […]

The Scotcoin Pizza… Mark this date!

At our MeetUp in Dundee last night, intrepid blockchain enthusiasts joined our cryptocurrency development team for a momentous occasion.  We now have 250 regular guests at these events and we discuss all manner of things blockchain, Q&A for newbies, and it’s a chance to meet the team behind the Scotcoin Project and find out more […]

China and the Bitcoin stumble

If you’ve been following crypto currencies, you couldn’t help but notice a 20% slide in the Bitcoin dollar price. With the way these things work, that means the whole crypto market is down by a similar amount. Bitcoin is a bit like Rocky Marciano at the moment – groggy and not doing too well, then […]

Scotland’s First House Purchase with Scotcoin!

A residential apartment in Glasgow has been sold for 10 million Scotcoin. It is believed to be the first time a property in Scotland has changed ownership using a crypto currency to settle the transaction. At the current exchange rate for Scotcoin it is the equivalent price of 60,000 GBP which will be the price […]

10,000 Bitcoin for two pizzas? $10?

I apologise, dear reader, for having missed World Bitcoin Pizza day this year. In case you don’t know, it was May 22nd, 2010, when an extremely fortunate pizza vendor sold two pizzas worth $10, for 10,000 Bitcoins. Even allowing for the recent slide, that’s $34,500,000. Prices of Bitcoin have – as I said recently – […]

Blogger: We need YOU!!!

Are you a tech blogger? We are looking to expand our editorial team for Scotcoin Project – and we need YOU!!!  If you have something you’d like to say about cryptocurrency, adoption of digital currency, the way Bitcoin operates, and expansion of Scotcoin, we’d love to hear from you! What to write about? You can […]

Meet Up Dundee

Scotcoin expands into Dundee – meet us there! Little bit of trivia for you: Where (outside of the M8) does Scotcoin get most of its website hits from? Of course, the big financial centres like London or oil/investment town Aberdeen get a mention… But a somewhat more humble hotbed of cryptocurrency is nestling in Silicon […]

Scotcoin Meetups!

Our Meet Up Group, Scotland and Digital Currency, has nearly 200 members… We organise regular meet ups to discuss the latest cryptocurrency and blockchain news, as well as helping newbies understand and navigate their way through using Scotcoin – it’s a great way to meet the people behind Scotcoin and pick the brains of our […]

US and UK regulation of Fintech

This is from an article on Cointelegraph by Joshua Althauser The differences he highlights are extremely important, and will assist the UK and Scotland in particular with its charge into Fintech and Blockchain technology, as well as make crypto currencies more mainstream. Based on the policies involving cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technologies, UK moves to liberalization […]