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CoinFlip ATMs Present a Compelling Opportunity for Crypto Traders

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Although most of my articles are investment related opportunities, it’s also important to recognize that the crypto market is still in the beginning stages.  This means that lots of new traders and hodlers are going to wade into the market during the next few years.  All of my knowledge, and that of most traders, was learned through trial by fire.  And while I’m grateful for the experiences, both good and bad, not everyone wants to learn from that method.  Many participants will want clear instructions on how to get started in the crypto market.  Mainly, that means how to purchase crypto and how to sell it at a later point.

What is CoinFlip?

Since I considered cryptocurrency to be a rather risky proposition, I wanted to start off with a small investment without having to provide credit card information or bank account details.  After doing some research on the internet, I came across an interesting company called CoinFlip.  CoinFlip’s goal is to provide the best cash-to-crypto experience possible.  The company’s next-generation ATMs are extremely intuitive and easy to use for both purchasing and selling cryptocurrency.

Daniel Polotsky, the founder and CEO of CoinFlip, came up with the idea in 2014 while still a sophomore at Northwestern University.  Daniel has worked at some of the top companies in the world including Uber, R.J. O’Brien, Citadel, and Morgan Stanley.

In addition to impressive leadership, all of the company’s employees are under the age of 25 and half of them didn’t finish college.  Additionally, all the founders and a majority of the employees are first generation Americans.  The company is also entirely self-funded.  So, in a way, CoinFlip is kind of like a Blue-Collar Bitcoin Squad.  It’s hard not to root for a company like this.

Advantages of CoinFlip

The major advantage of CoinFlip is the simplicity.  When I first got involved with crypto, I tried to open an account at a few exchanges and became incredibly frustrated with the long on-boarding process.  And then having to provide additional information that I considered sensitive and confidential.  So, as I looked for alternatives, CoinFlip ATMs quickly emerged as exactly what I was looking for.

Another huge advantage of using CoinFlip ATMs is the wide selection of cryptocurrencies that are currently available.  The available currencies include BTC, LTC, ETH, TRX, KMD, and DASH.

In addition to the wide selection of currencies available and avoiding the hassle of a long on-boarding process, CoinFlip ATMs offer the following advantages:

  • Lowest fees of any cryptocurrency ATM (6.99% over spot for buys and 3.99% under spot for sells).
  • 24/7 customer service through phone, text, and chat.
  • Company values privacy and doesn’t sell or share personal information with any third-parties.
  • CoinFlip has significant reach with more than 150 ATM locations across the U.S.

Fast Growing Company

One of the aspects of this business that I like the most is the rapid-fire pace at which the company is expanding.  I prefer to invest time and resources into a business that is certain to be around in the future.  As mentioned, the company has gone from initial idea to the leading U.S. crypto operator in less than 5 years.  Perhaps even more impressive is that CoinFlip has continued to grow and innovate during a time when many other projects are struggling.

How to Begin Using CoinFlip ATMs

For amounts up to $900, only name and phone number registration is necessary.  Simply go to the CoinFlip website and look for your nearest ATM.  Go to the location (which typically has long hours) and type your name and mobile number which, will then be sent an SMS code for confirmation.  ATM users will also need a mobile wallet from which they can sell their existing cryptocurrency or have newly purchased crypto sent to it.

The company has also put together a page for FAQ.  These FAQs are extremely useful for new entrants into the crypto market.  If new users have additional questions or wish to learn more, they may want to consult the company’s social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  I personally find the Twitter extremely useful as the company will occasionally release some discount codes resulting in significant consumer savings.

Conclusion

Even though I now fall into the experienced category of crypto traders, I’m still using CoinFlip due to the simplicity and convenience.  As long as the fees remain industry leading and the company continues to innovate, I look forward to doing business with them for years to come.

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

Facebook’s most popular messenger, WhatsApp, has approximately 1.5 billion monthly users.  This application is…

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Encrypgen’s New HODLING Incentive Program May Send DNA Token Soaring

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Cryptocurrency traders have enjoyed a Bitcoin moon shot during the past few months.  Those gains have created a much more enjoyable environment for crypto bulls.  Whether it’s a temporary or permanent increase remains to be seen but hitting the 10,000 level has put everyone in a better mood.  Unfortunately, altcoins have not had experienced the same type of gains and are lagging significantly behind Bitcoin.

I’ve written articles in the past year that there is at least a decent chance that many altcoins won’t survive the current environment.  The ones that do will do so because they created a platform that has real world usage.  After spending countless hours researching many of the existing altcoins, I’ve yet to see a company that is more promising than Encrypgen (DNA).

Encrypgen Background Information

Encrypgen is a genomic blockchain network that provides customers and partners with best-in-class, next generation, blockchain security for protecting, sharing and re-marketing genomic data. This creates a fair marketplace for a person’s DNA that can be stored privately and sold (if a person wishes to do that). A person’s DNA can also be shared privately and securely with their physician for their personalized care.

Typically, people can send their DNA off to a lab to find out who they are and where they come from. As fun as that might sound, there is a significant security problem…

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Top 3 Coins to Buy Before They Go Big

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Crypto bulls are back, that much is clear. The long-lasting, harsh crypto winter is gone, and the new era in digital currency sector opens up some rather interesting opportunities. With many more bull runs expected to come in months ahead, a lot of coins are likely to blow up and maybe even hit new all-time highs, although that still remains purely theoretical.

On the other hand, the fact is that numerous coins are seeing prices that were not achieved since early 2018, and the overall momentum remains bullish. With that in mind, even if new records do not come for a very long time — chances are that many of the coins will blow up enough for investors to see some serious gains in months to come. As a result, investing in some of these coins now might be a very profitable decision, for those who have the patience to wait a few months. Here are some of the projects believed to have the greatest potential to go big in the second half of 2019 and beyond.

1. TRON (TRX)

Putting TRON on the list should not really surprise anyone, as the project constantly comes up with new project updates, partnerships, and alike. It also constantly breaks records, as is becoming one of the biggest players in the dApp and smart contract development sector.

In the past few…

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