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As a financial instrument, Cryptocurrencies have often been touted as a cure-all for what ails the world’s economy. However, is it really the answer to all our prayers? In this article, we will explore some of the different merits and drawbacks of this speculative investment.

The best way to understand cryptocurrencies is by first understanding how money works in the modern day. Money has evolved from being tangible assets such as gold and silver to more abstract forms of valuation such as digits on screens that execute trades and hold value. A key component that has allowed us to navigate the world we live in today is the way we measure and exchange value. This system utilises various tools such as numbers, symbols, words or letters that are used to represent value.

Some of the most common forms of money are coins, notes and other physical commodities. Coins are backed by other commodities such as gold, while notes are backed by either other coins or claims on assets. Tokens have become a popular way of representing money in recent years because they allow for quicker transactions without having to deal with the logistics of exchanging real assets. Tokens can be created through an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), which is a fundraising method described below.

History of Cryptocurrencies

In 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto published a paper called “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” which was the first step towards creating a decentralised cryptocurrency. This method of payment is designed to replace trust in centralised entities with trust in cryptographic algorithms. The blockchain – a public ledger that records all transactions – allows for instant payments without having to worry about delays from traditional financial institutions.

The Ethereum blockchain has opened possibilities for other projects like DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organisation) or EOS (EOS.IO Software). These projects are built using smart contracts that allow for the creation of new digital assets. For example, EOS can be used for decentralized exchanges where users can trade cryptocurrencies without the need to trust a third party.

Some countries have experienced problems in regulating these new emerging technologies. The same goes for standardising this market, which has resulted in issues like whether or not cryptocurrencies are considered money or commodities. There is also no regulation when it comes to taxation and charges on the exchanges for transactions. Some countries like China have even banned cryptocurrencies completely to remove any doubt about their status as legal tender.

Essentials of cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are used to facilitate payments in digital form, often without the need for third parties. They are created using Blockchain technology which makes them decentralised. The way they work is by using cryptography which allows for secure transactions without the need for an official governing body to verify them.

The most important feature of cryptocurrencies is their ability to make transactions faster and cheaper than traditional financial tools like banks or credit cards. This means there is no need for extensive paperwork when making payments, making it easier for people in countries where costs are high. This makes cryptocurrencies an attractive investment for those who want to take advantage of lower transaction fees and faster confirmation times.

Difference between Tokens and Cryptocurrencies

A lot of cryptocurrency enthusiasts seem to be confused by the difference between a token and a cryptocurrency. This article will help to clear up the confusion by explaining the key differences between tokens and cryptocurrencies.

The main difference is that a token is an asset class which can be used to facilitate payments on blockchain technology, while a cryptocurrency is a unit of value used as exchange. Another difference worth noting is that tokens are created using smart contracts on ethereum’s blockchain, but you need big infrastructure to create cryptocurrencies.

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Frequently asked questions

Most frequent questions and answers

What clients usually engage your Cryptocurrencies Consultants?

We work with clients from all over the world. Our clients range from enterprise and corporate clients to companies that are backed by Private Equity or Venture Capital funds. Furthermore, we work directly with Family Offices, Private Equity firms, and Asset Managers. Most of our enterprise clients have dedicated Corporate Development, M&A, and Strategy divisions which are utilizing our pool of Cryptocurrencies talent to add on-demand and flexible resources, expertise, or staff to their in-house team.

How is Fintalent different?

Fintalent is not a staffing agency. We are a community of best-in-class Cryptocurrencies professionals, highly specialized within their domains. We have streamlined the process of engaging the best Cryptocurrencies talent and are able to provide clients with Cryptocurrencies professionals within 48 hours of first engaging them. We believe that our platform provides more value for Corporates, Ventures, Private Equity and Venture Capital firms, and Family Offices.

Our Hiring Process – What do ‘Community-Approach’ and ‘Invite-to-Apply’ mean?

‘Invite-to-Apply’ is the process by which we shortlist candidates for the majority of projects on our platform. Often, due to the confidential nature of our clients’ projects, we do not release projects to our whole platform but using the matching technology and expertise of our internal team we select candidates who are the best fit for our clients’ needs. This approach also ensures engagement with our community of professionals on the Fintalent platform, and is a benefit both to our clients and independent professionals, as our freelancers have direct access to the roles best suited to their skills and are more likely to take an interest in a project if they have been sought out directly. In addition, if a member of our community is unavailable for a project but knows someone whose skill set perfectly fits the brief, they are able to invite them to apply for the role, utilizing the personal networks of each talent on our platform.

Which skills and expertise do your Fintalents have?

The Fintalents are hand-picked and vetted Cryptocurrencies professionals, speak over 55 languages, and have professional experience in all geographical markets. Our Cryptocurrencies consultants’ experience ranges from 3+ years as analysts at top investment banks and Strategy consultancies, to later career C-level executives. The average working experience is 6.9 years and 80% of all Fintalents range from 3-12 years into their careers.

Our Cryptocurrencies consultants have experience in leading firms as well as interfacing with clients and wider corporate structures and management. What makes our Cryptocurrencies talent pool stand out is the fact that they have technical backgrounds in over 2,900 industries.

How does the screening and onboarding of your Cryptocurrencies talent work?

Fintalent.io is an invite-only platform and we believe in the power of referrals and a closed-loop community. Members of our community are able to invite a small number of professionals onto the platform. In addition, our team actively scouts for the best talent who have experience in investment banking or have worked at a global top management consultancy. All of our community-referred talent and scouted talent are subject to a rigorous screening process. As such, over the last 18 months totaling more than 750 hours of onboarding calls, of which only 40% have received an invite-link after the call.

What happens if I am not satisfied with my Cryptocurrencies consultant’s work?

During your initial engagement with a member of our Fintalent talent pool with no risk. If you are not satisfied with the quality of your hire for any reason then we are able to find a replacement at short notice. There is no minimum commitment per project, but generally projects last at least 5 days and can last 12+ months.

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