Entries by C Wylie

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%. […]

Scotcoin MeetUp – Tuesday 9 July 2019

Did you know? Only 8.5% of cryptocurrency traders are women. Christine Bamford of Women’s Coin joins us to talk about gender issues in FinTech and how they are working with Scotcoin to promote equality of opportunity using digital currencies. More info: https://www.womenscoin.com/ MEETUP DATE: Tuesday 9 July 2019 @ 6pm VENUE: The Avalon, 25 Kent […]

The house that Scotcoin built…

Scotcoin is well known for being the first cryptocurrency to conduct a real estate deal in Scotland, but we’re also helping Social Bite build more social housing. Scotcoin’s initiative with Social Bite is helping their innovative social housing roll out. The Social Bite Village is a project that combines an innovative housing model, using vacant […]

$80m Scotcoin Pizza Auction

About Bitcoin Pizza Day: Celebrating the $80 Million Pizza Order 22 May 2019 is Bitcoin Pizza Day. The date marks the ninth anniversary of the first Bitcoin transaction in which a Florida man paid for two pizzas with the cryptocurrency. The day has become part of folklore, not because of the transaction, but more the […]