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What would you buy when Electroneum (ETN) reaches one dollar?

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Electroneum is a very interesting blockchain project that puts most of its emphasis on micropayments and mobility. Mobility is such a core value for Electroneum that its token (called ETN) is mined using an app you can install in your mobile phone or your tablet. It’s as simple as that, and it doesn’t take that much energy out of your battery. Actually, if you install it, you’ll barely notice the difference.

It’s a very young project that’s not getting that much attention. The token is worth $0.0164, and it’s ranked at 53rd by market capitalization. So, it’s not that impressive, right? Wrong. It holds a lot of promise which is why we are writing a full article about it.

Let’s say you start mining the ETN token and hold it for a while until it reaches $1.00USD (which is about 59 times higher than it is right now). What would you buy with it? And what can you do so that the token actually reaches that value?

Well, by the time it reaches that price, adoption will be widespread and you’ll be able to buy just about anything you’d like using the Electroneum (ETN) stored on your mobile phone. You want to pay for beer, cigarettes, or your groceries? You want to buy a house or a nice car? Chances are you’ll be able to do that two years from now.

Now the question is, how do we get there?

For ETN, as well as for any other cryptocurrency in the world, increase in value will come from mass adoption. It will be adoption and usefulness that will change the market. It will be the real economic value that will drive every token’s price instead of speculatory pressure, which is what’s been the main force behind the market up until today.

You can help with mass adoption, did you know that? How? Well, first of all, get some ETN. You don’t have to buy them; you just need to mine some in your tablet or your cell phone.

Once you get ahold of some ETN tokens, the next thing you do is, quite simply, to locate the places that are taking them as means of payment and spend them.

If you are willing to hold on to your Electroneum tokens (ETNs) for the next two years, we can’t criticize that, of course. By then they will be a lot more valuable than they are now, but by using the coins you’re making them useful, increasing demand, increasing trade volume and bringing attention to the token. In other words: spending your ETNs will make them more valuable in the long run.

Remember that this is not a cryptocurrency like Ripple’s XRP which was never supposed to be useful at the retail level (but they are now fixing that mistake). ETN is supposed to be useful for everyday payments from the beginning.

Granted, Electroneum is not accepted by that many businesses in the world yet. But the more it’s used, the more crypto-skeptics will read the writing on the wall and start accepting it as a means of payment.

So. Mine it. Then keep it if you want, or use it. But this is a project whose value will rely on their users, not in the exchange market.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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Aluna.Social is a Compelling Social Platform for Crypto Traders and Investors

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When one thinks about the social media landscape, the companies that first come to mind are most likely Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat.  These platforms are a great way to stay connected with friends, families, and colleagues, especially when geographic distance is a factor.  But, in addition to just chatting about life in general and sharing pictures, social media can be used to bridge the information gap that exists within the investment community.

Over the last decade, many trading offices have been established in large cities all over the world which allow solo traders and investors to pay a monthly fee in exchange for a workspace.  The real benefit to trading in these offices is to participate in the free flow of trading ideas and information.  Proprietary trading is one of the most challenging careers to be successful at and the exchange of ideas is almost required in order to succeed.  Traders at hedge funds and investment banks work in teams so why shouldn’t remote traders?

While these trading offices are a great way to help bridge the information gap, Aluna.Social may provide an even better way, especially as it relates to cryptocurrency trading.

Mission Statement

Aluna.Social, founded by Alvin Lee and Henrique Matias, is a multi-exchange social trading terminal for crypto traders and investors.  The goal of the platform is to help newcomers shorten their learning curve,…

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CoinFlip Scores Big with BRD Wallet Partnership

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As the crypto markets move closer to mass adoption, one of the keys for future success will revolve around attracting as many market participants as possible.  While many crypto users are extremely tech oriented, a lot of those on the sidelines are not.  The cause of waiting on the sidelines could be due to a variety of reasons such as fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, age, or a combination of all of the above.  In order to entice new users to join the crypto revolution, crypto ATMs are rising up across the country.  Of those, the largest and most influential crypto ATM company by a significant margin is CoinFlip.

In early October, CoinFlip announced on its Twitter that it had officially partnered with BRD Wallet to re-introduce their crypto ATM map.  Now, BRD wallet users will be able to locate their nearest CoinFlip ATM and receive a 10% discount for both buys and sells.  BRD brand awareness is growing quickly within the crypto community thanks to its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.  The team strongly believes in the value of financial freedom and independence, and want to empower people across the world by leveraging the possibilities that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies provide.

Cryptocurrencies are already making a huge difference around the world.  Citizens of Venezuela, a country devastated by rampant inflation, have been using several cryptocurrencies…

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Can Libra help the crypto industry to reach new heights?

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Libra is motivated and determined to change the face of payment procedures across the globe and make the blockchain-based project the leaders of payments.
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The market for cryptocurrencies started with the launch of Bitcoin in 2009, and since then, so many cryptocurrencies have been launched that it gets hard to keep track of them. The crypto market has seen massive growth in the past 3-4 years as it started gaining attention from mass media, which helped in this boom.

From the past 2-3 years, several new cryptocurrency projects were launching in the market. Amid all this, the social media giant – Facebook announced the launch of their cryptocurrency platform, and this news got viral like wildfire. The announcement came forward in June, and the upcoming cryptocurrency is known as Libra, and it’ll come with its dedicated wallet called Calibra.

What is Libra?

Libra is a permissioned blockchain-based digital currency which is being developed under the supervision of Facebook’s vice president, David A. Marcus. The cryptocurrency is under development in partnership with an independent, non-profit member Libra Association. Facebook is the second member of the project, and these companies aim to use Facebook’s user base for the promotion of the digital currency when it is launched. The transactions and the cryptocurrency will be managed and cryptographically entrusted by the Libra Association.

Note: Libra Association was established by Facebook to look after the cryptocurrency and the transactions, and it was founded in Geneva, Switzerland.

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