Bitcoin Q&A: How do payment channels work?

Bitcoin Q&A: How do payment channels work?

“Can you explain the Lightning Network and how payment channels with ‘locked’ funds work?” Yes. Let’s start with payment channels. Payment channels are [opened from]… transactions on the Bitcoin network that lock funds in a 2-of-2 multi-signature address. If I have a payment channel with Alice, that has [bitcoin] locked [in a multi-sig with one

How to Get a Crypto-Backed Loan?

How to Get a Crypto-Backed Loan?

Hello, today we would like to demonstrate how to apply for financing at Bankera Loans – the lending solution for the blockchain era. Follow this tutorial to get a crypto-backed loan in several easy steps. If you are new to Bankera Loans, create a free Bankera Loans account – it will only take a couple

An Inside Look at the Big Money’s Bitcoin Trading (w/ Michael Moro)

An Inside Look at the Big Money’s Bitcoin Trading (w/ Michael Moro)

JUSTINE UNDERHILL: Genesis really led the way in terms of the over-the-counter market for Bitcoin as well as alternative coins, and then also is leading the way in terms of lending. But before we get into all of that, how did you yourself get into Bitcoin? MICHAEL MORO: So I met Barry Silbert, the founder

PumaPay: The Pull Payment Protocol

PumaPay: The Pull Payment Protocol

Despite taking the financial world by storm, cryptocurrencies have failed to replace the traditional means of payments. PumaPay changes the rules of the game with its pull payment protocol. any cryptocurrency today allows only one type of transaction, and this is a single primitive push transaction which means that customer needs to go to his

The Internet of Money: Five Years Later

The Internet of Money: Five Years Later

[MUSIC] [PAMELA MORGAN] Now it’s time to move to our second performance of the night. Our next performer is a best-selling author, prolific public speaker, and a community builder. He’s the reason many of us got into Bitcoin, and the reason why many of us understand it. He took a break from writing his fourth

Cryptocurrency’s role in the future of money | Elad Gil

Cryptocurrency’s role in the future of money | Elad Gil

So, from an end-user perspective there’s a lot of questions around the impact of either Bitcoin or blockchains. And if you look at the very best technologies they tend to sort of eventually fade seamlessly into the background. So for example, you’re using your phone every day, but you don’t necessarily understand how TCPIP is

Introduction to the Internet of Money

Introduction to the Internet of Money

Good evening, everyone! It’s such a pleasure to be here. This is my first time in Sweden and I’m enjoying every moment of it… except for the weather. [Laughter] But other than that, fantastic! It’s so good to be at a conference about the internet, because I remember my first internet… conference. It was in

How to buy ETH with a credit card

How to buy ETH with a credit card

Ethereum is the second most popular cryptocurrency nowadays. Let’s learn how to buy ETH right in Atomic Wallet interface! Open the “Buy crypto” tab in the left menu. Set ETH as the exchange pair to USD or EUR it will be automatically converted from your local currency. Enter the card number, Expiry date, Name on

Fake News, Fake Money

Fake News, Fake Money

The title of today’s talk is: “Fake News, Fake Money: Living in a World Without Authority.” “Fake news” has been in the news a lot lately. You have all of these accusations swirling around. The established media — The New York Times, the Washington Post — are pointing fingers and saying, “These [are the] purveyors

Bitcoin, Silicon Valley, & The Future of Money (w/ Tim Draper & Mike Green)

Bitcoin, Silicon Valley, & The Future of Money (w/ Tim Draper & Mike Green)

MIKE GREEN: Tim, you’re the closest thing to a scion of venture capital in Silicon Valley that exists. Third generation, and now you’ve brought your son Adam into the business, as well, I guess, your daughter. TIM DRAPER: My daughter, Jessie, runs the Halogen Ventures. She only backs women. MG: She only backs women. Interesting.