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In short: what is a cryptocurrency?

A crypto or cyber currency is digital money. Cryptography is the science of encrypting information. The digital currencies are based on their principle. All data on owners and movements are stored encrypted. And not just on one server, but on several thousand at the same time. Each transaction is stored locally in a network. Therefore …


ICO: Opportunities and risks of initial coin offers

In 2018, start-ups worldwide collected significantly more money through ICOs than young companies in Germany received through the traditional venture capital market. The new form of financing generated a staggering $16.7 billion. In contrast to €4.6 billion in venture capital that was raised in Germany in 2018 through traditional channels. This rightly raises questions: – …