Michael Grabham

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6 states you should probably block from your token sale

My blockchain startup, Mobius, recently conducted a $39 million token sale. But, given that the rules for token sales in the U.S. are still in flux, we had to do a lot of legal research before launching our sale. And we ended up excluding would-be buyers in six states: Alabama, Connecticut, Hawaii, …

Brands That Tell Unforgettable Stories Do These 3 Things

Brand storytelling is hard. But it can be done, and done well.<p>Brand storytelling: It's something every brand knows it has to engage in, but only a few do really well.<p>The simplest reason for this? Brand storytelling is hard. It's hard to distill all the things that make your company what it is into …

Lebanese Billionaire's Social App Becomes The Most Downloaded In 18 Countries

As Facebook continues to face scrutiny about its possible role in influencing the U.S. presidential election, a different kind of social network, Vero, has jumped the top of the charts, thrusting its Riyadh-based Lebanese billionaire cofounder into the spotlight.<p>Vero became one of the most …

Middle East

Pagedraw UI builder turns your website design mockup into code automatically

For years, one of the holy grails of web design has been trying to automate turning front-end design into clean code. Early attempts included tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Pagedraw, a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2018 class, has developed a tool to fulfill that vision in a modern …

Initial coin offerings, explained

How can this possibly be a legitimate way to raise money?<p><i>Before you jump into the ICO stuff, get to know the fundamentals by reading our first article in this series,</i> <i>Bitcoin, explained</i><i>.</i><p>Bitcoin and its legions of cryptospawn and blockchain babies are rewriting the rulebook. Actually, lots of …

Best Health Tech Gadgets And Gizmos For 2018

Whether you’re just a little health-conscious, a complete fitness fanatic or simply looking for something to aid you getting back in shape, I’ve put together a list of my favorite health-related gadgets to help you get there and feel your best for the year ahead.<p>Here are the best health tech …

Android Phones

One Company's Plan to Bring Stability to the Crypto World | Inc.com

For years, blockchain traders and exchanges have invested significant time and resources in an attempt to solve Bitcoin's biggest shortcoming,volatility. While there is potential for this technology todisrupt just about every industry imaginable, the unpredictable nature of the currency is a …

Cryptocurrency

Why proper community management might fix crypto market insecurities

These past few days have seen a ferociously wild volatility in the markets, in correlation with FUD spread through speculation regarding China / South Korea regulatory action (and the potential for other countries to adopt similar policies) as well as sensationalist stories and misinformation …

How To Participate In The Blockchain Infrastructure

The Wall Street Journal has stated that Blockchain as a "distributed ledger technology" is a "trusted way to track the ownership of assets without …

Blockchain

Bitcoin is a mere drop in the ocean of blockchain opportunities: We're already thinking outside the box

London Blockchain Week kicks off tomorrow, bringing together experts from around the world to share their new and exciting applications for …

How to effectively launch your product on Product Hunt, according to science

Product Hunt is an essential venue for whoever wants to showcase products to an audience of investors, journalists, and tech fanatics in general. Launching on PH at the right time and in the right way can determine the success of a product. For this reason, social media analytics startup Popsters …

Five Biggest ICO Trends for 2018

If you’ve been following cryptocurrency headlines, you probably know that 2017 was a good year for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). But what you may …

X8Currency offers a safe haven in turbulent crypto times

Let’s face it: cryptocurrencies are unpredictable. On December 22, 2017, the price of Bitcoin fell by 21 percent on a single day. This sort of volatility puts traders and investors, specifically those with little experience in crypto trading, at significant risk. Where to move your assets when …

With cryptocurrency, buy the substance, sell the hype

The prevailing wisdom for cryptocurrency founders is that you win through hype: talk like an infomercial, parade clownish speakers around conferences, and attack critics relentlessly for “spreading FUD.” That approach works; many aggressive entrants have muscled their way to the top of the charts …

Want to learn programming? This startup pays you cryptocurrency to study Python

Blockchain-based skills platform BitDegree has unconventional plans for connecting tech talent and recruiters.<p>Lithuania-based startup BitDegree has …

Eastern Europe

Want to Be a Better Leader This Year? Start With This 1 Rare Habit | Inc.com

In Robert K. Greenleaf's classic 1970 essay, "The Servant as Leader," he recorded his personal observations over the course of 38 years (while employed at AT&T) and confidently determined that the best leaders are "servant leaders."<p>Since that time, the servant leadership movement has gained steady …

Team Building

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban Consume 50 Books a Year (More or Less). Here Are 8 You Need to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

The world's most successful business leaders--Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban among them--are prolific readers. According to some studies, CEOs consume as many as 50 to 60 books a year. If you're seeing this article on the first week back at the office after New Year's and aren't already …

Bill Gates

Ten cryptocurrency predictions for 2018 from the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute

A year ago, Alex Tapscott (my co-author of <i>Blockchain Revolution</i>) and I made some predictions for 2017. At the end of the year we compared those predictions to what had actually occurred. Overall they stood up well.<p>Notably we said: <i>“Bitcoin will hit $2,000 (that’s right: one bitcoin will be worth</i> …

Blockchain

Hive View camera detects movement or sound to keep your Hive home safe - Pocket-lint

Hive View is the second camera from the British Gas smart home brand. After a fairly generic offering with the first Hive Camera, the Hive View looks …

Smart Homes

Canada’s top exchange Coinsquare could beat Coinbase to adding Ripple

Amidst speculation that popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is quietly working on adding Ripple (XRP) to its platform, Canada’s leading exchange desk, Coinsquare, has announced plans to integrate Ripple to its website in the near future.<p>In a televised interview on the local Business News …

Forget Bitcoin: Here Are 12 Cryptocurrencies You Should Be Following

The search for "the next bitcoin" has begun.<p>With 2017 now in the books, we can officially look back and dub it the "year of the cryptocurrency." …

How to Build a Social Campaign for a Hard-to-Reach Audience

The merits of using social media campaigns in business are hard to deny, but they also don’t always seem perfectly suited to every business in every …

Giving a twitter bot ability to predict bitcoin value based on historical data

For some time now I’ve shown interest in cryptocurrencies, and most of all predicting their rise and fall in the next few days. I’ve tried some …

<b>7 Cryptocurrency Investors You Need To Follow</b> | Inc.com

If you're looking for advice about cryptocurrencies, the most important voices to follow come from those who have put their money where their mouth is. Investors who have poured large sums into bitcoin, ethereum and other blockchain-backed currencies aren't just telling other people what to do. …

Cryptocurrency

How to Rank in 2018: The SEO Checklist

It's hard enough as it is to explain to non-SEOs how to rank a webpage. In an increasingly complicated field, to do well you've got to have a good …

SEO

How to Improve Your Facebook Ads Results

Do you want better results from your Facebook ad campaigns? Are your ads not delivering the results you need? In this article, you’ll discover three …

Social Media

7 Social Media Psychology Studies That Will Make Your Marketing Smarter

One of my favorite things about social media is that it’s still such a young and new form of communication. It feels too early to take anything as a …

Why savvy investors should focus on Kazakhstan (and other frontier markets)

If I told you that you could travel back in time, to the end of the nineteenth century, and invest in a country that was recently war-torn, and in great transition, would you do it? You’d need to know that the government was primarily one ethnic group, but immigrants with different languages, …

Will Bitcoin's Lightning Network Kill Off Altcoins Focused On Cheap Transactions?

The transaction fees on the Bitcoin network have skyrocketed to new all-time highs of over $30 in the past couple of months, which has led some to suggest that there could now be an opening for a cheaper, less congested alternative to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency.<p>Although on-chain …

6 Powerful Tools To Drive Your Video Marketing in 2018 | Inc.com

<b>Instagram.</b> Instagram is useful for three reasons: For one, sometimes it's hard to figure out where to start, or, you've started and need new video ideas. Whichever bucket you fall into, Instagram can help. Scroll your feed for inspiration. The second benefit is to find actual video talent. IG works …

Marketing