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    Weiss Ratings CEO Interview: Crypto Ratings are Needed to Cut Through Hype and Fear

    Weiss Ratings CEO Interview: Crypto Ratings are Needed to Cut Through Hype and Fear

    Weiss Ratings, an investment rating agency, published their first list of cryptocurrency ratings in Jan. 2018. A little over a year later, CryptoSlate interviewed Dr. Martin Weiss, founder and chairman of Weiss Group, on the importance of a rating system for cryptocurrencies, as well as the future of payments, cryptocurrency adoption, and the challenges currently faced by the blockchain industry.

    15 APRIL 2019

    Ledger Execs Interview: Bitcoin and Crypto Far From Dead, Huge Potential Upside

    Ledger Execs Interview: Bitcoin and Crypto Far From Dead, Huge Potential Upside

    Ledger, one of the longest standing crypto industry startups, has been hard at work in this ongoing Bitcoin bear market. In spite of the company’s tight-packed schedule, NewsBTC got the lucky chance to sit down with President Pascal Gauthier and Head of Asia-Pacific Benjamin Soong to talk about an array of subjects: building out infrastructure in a bear market, Asia’s crypto scene, and the prospects of mainstream adoption of this innovation.

    11 APRIL 2019

    Alexander Zeidelson: The Future Lies In Private Cryptocurrencies
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    Alexander Zeidelson: The Future Lies In Private Cryptocurrencies

    Alexander Zeidelson, the CEO of the Israel-based startup Beam, explained in his interview to LetKnow.News what the MimbleWimble anonymous protocol is, what distinguishes the MimbleWimble-based cryptocurrency from Monero and Bitcoin, and why decentralized mixers is not the best solution to anonymize your assets.

    2 APRIL 2019

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    Max Caidun: Products on Bitcoin blockchain are safer than on Ethereum
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    Max Caidun: Products on Bitcoin blockchain are safer than on Ethereum

    Who needs predictions on blockchain, what is the current situation at OTC market and why it is important to develop crypto regulation from scratch. These questions answers Max Keidun, co-founder and CEO of p2p crypto-exchange Hodl Hodl in his exclusive interview for LetKnow. News.

    26 MARCH 2019

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    Ben Livshits: Brave is more than just a browser with a crypto wallet
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    Ben Livshits: Brave is more than just a browser with a crypto wallet

    Brave is the first browser that pays its users for watching ads. It also maintains their privacy, unlike Google Chrome. Ben Livshits, scientific supervisor of Brave Software, in his interview for LetKnow.News told us how the principle of advertising delivery using cryptocurrency can be changed.

    25 MARCH 2019

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    LHV Bank: Creator of the First Stablecoin

    LHV Bank: Creator of the First Stablecoin

    Since 2014, LHV Bank has been working on use cases for the emerging technology, striking partnerships with startups and providing banking services to Coinbase. LHV even went so far as to launch its Cuber Wallet app, a blockchain-based wallet that allowed users to send digital representations of real euros or now known as stablecoins.

    15 MARCH 2019

    Interview with Prof. Alex Norta: Building Smart Contracts Before it was Cool

    Interview with Prof. Alex Norta: Building Smart Contracts Before it was Cool

    Alex Norta is an Associate Professor at TalTech University School of Information Technologies: Department of Software Sciences. He has been in academia for nearly 20 years. Blockchain and smart contracts have been his focus for quite a while now. Alex has worked with some of the biggest blockchain projects in the past few years such as NEO, Qtum, Datawallet, Agrello and many more.

    11 MARCH 2019

    Gleb Kostarev: Exchanges To Copy Binance Experience And Launch Their Own Launchpads

    Gleb Kostarev: Exchanges To Copy Binance Experience And Launch Their Own Launchpads

    Gleb Kostarev, a representative of the Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange in Russia and the CIS, reveals in his interview with LetKnow.News how to launch an ICO on the Binance Launchpad, what criteria the company uses in selecting the countries for launching their fiat-to-crypto platforms and about the main reasons for the creation of Binance’s DEX.

    7 MARCH 2019

    Joseph Lubin: “$4,000 is very high for Bitcoin”

    Joseph Lubin: “$4,000 is very high for Bitcoin”

    It’s February 19th, 2019, and Joseph Lubin is holding a talk at the Lubin School of Business of Pace University in New York… No, they haven’t yet named the school after Ethereum’s co-founder and the founder of ConsenSys. It’s named after Joseph I. Lubin, an American accountant and businessman who passed away in 1983. The man was well-versed in ledgers, but not the decentralized kind. In this article we illustrate the most interesting topics that came up in discussion with the audience.

    27 FEBRUARY 2019

    Aviya Arika: Crypto and blockchain will become mature industries only if entrepreneurs act maturely

    Aviya Arika: Crypto and blockchain will become mature industries only if entrepreneurs act maturely

    Cryptocurrencies and blockchain are just at the beginning but the future will see a lot more from these two technologies. As BR’s MindChain event is fast approaching, we talked to Aviya Arika, Chief of Blockchain and Head of Strategic Initiatives at Aviya Innovative Law and a member of the Israeli Blockchain Association, in order to find out more about the future of blockchain and cryptocoins.

    18 FEBRUARY 2019

    Maxine Ryan Interview: How Bitspark is Disrupting the Remittance Industry

    Maxine Ryan Interview: How Bitspark is Disrupting the Remittance Industry

    The world’s first cash-in cash-out remittance platform built on the revolutionary blockchain technology, Bitspark is truly disrupting the US$700 billion remittance industry. For too long, the industry is being played and manipulated by banks and other money transfer platforms like Western Union and MoneyGram.

    12 FEBRUARY 2019

    Interview: Justin Tabb and the Amplify Exchange

    Interview: Justin Tabb and the Amplify Exchange

    In 2018, we saw the launch of his company Substratum, a decentralized web that allows users to download the SubstratumNode to circumvent internet censorship and earn cryptocurrency in the form of SUB tokens for routing the network’s requests.

    6 FEBRUARY 2019

    Bitcoin SV in 2019: An Interview with Jimmy Nguyen

    Bitcoin SV in 2019: An Interview with Jimmy Nguyen

    After enabling Bitcoin SV on their algorithmic trading platform last month, the SFOX team was honored to interview Jimmy Nguyen, the CEO of nChain Group, Founding President of bComm Association, and global ambassador for Bitcoin SV.

    24 JANUARY 2019

    Interview With Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto

    Interview With Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto

    The multi-faceted Jeffrey Tucker is an American writer who focuses on market freedom, anarcho-capitalism, and cryptotech. He is the author of eight books on economics, politics, and culture, a much-sought after conference speaker, and an Internet entrepreneur. Jeffrey is editorial director and vice president of the venerable American Institute for Economic Research, founded in 1933. His career has focused on building many of the web’s primary portals for commentary and research on liberty, and is undertaking new adventures in publishing today.

    17 JANUARY 2019

    Interview: Privacy and Credit Reporting Through Blockchain

    Interview: Privacy and Credit Reporting Through Blockchain

    Recently, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared his thoughts on privacy and potential laws that would help ensure the protection of personal data. But what if we could solve the privacy issue without the help of the government and without legislation? What if it could be done with blockchain?

    10 JANUARY 2019

    Charlie Lee on the Future of Litecoin

    Charlie Lee on the Future of Litecoin

    Litecoin creator Charlie Lee is definitely one of the most influential, charismatic, and respected voices in the world of cryptocurrencies. He has been around for a long time, he’s seen many projects get born just to crash and burn during the various market cycles, but through it all LTC has thrived and has maintained relevance as digital silver which helps king Bitcoin scale and improve.

    31 DECEMBER 2018

    Roger Ver interview: ‘Of course’ i hold more BCH than BTC

    Roger Ver interview: ‘Of course’ i hold more BCH than BTC

    We spoke with Bitcoin Cash advocate and owner of Bitcoin.com, Roger Ver, about the BCH ‘hash war,’ his controversial website branding of Bitcoin (BTC) as ‘Bitcoin Core,’ and why he believes Bitcoin developers are “economically illiterate.”

    24 DECEMBER 2018

    Interview with Jeremias Grenzebach, CEO of Dentacoin; Blockchain Solution for the Global Dental Industry.

    Interview with Jeremias Grenzebach, CEO of Dentacoin; Blockchain Solution for the Global Dental Industry.

    Dentacoin is a blockchain powered decentralized dental platform aimed at leveraging the characteristics and properties of the blockchain to deliver efficient and low-cost global dental solutions. The CEO Jeremias Grenzebach will be discussing the Dentacoin project with us in this interview.

    20 DECEMBER 2018

    Mike Novogratz Explains Why He’s Still All-In on Crypto

    Mike Novogratz Explains Why He’s Still All-In on Crypto

    The former Goldman Sachs partner and hedge fund manager made and lost a fortune on Bitcoin. He’s undeterred by its drop.

    13 DECEMBER 2018

    10 Qs In Crypto: Ari Paul

    10 Qs In Crypto: Ari Paul

    Ari Paul, CIO & co-founder of BlockTower Capital, is a well-known investor in the cryptocurrency space. With this interview, he kicks off the inaugural edition of '10 Questions in Crypto', where I ask the most influential names in blockchain and cryptocurrency to unpack their ideas about the space using the 10Qs in Crypto Questionnaire. (Answers have been condensed and edited for brevity and clarity.)

    6 DECEMBER 2018

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