Essays about: "cryptocurrency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 essays containing the word cryptocurrency.

  1. 1. ICOs - A Tale of Greed and Opportunity : A qualitative study of how entrepreneurs in Sweden perceive this novel and unique financing method

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Daniel Sven Corominas Larsson; Ilia Alexeevich Bobadilla Smolski; [2020]
    Keywords : Initial Coin Offering ICO ; Blockchain; Cryptocurrency; Proof of Work PoW ; Miner; Altcoin; Fiat Money; Venture Capital VC ;

    Abstract : This study is within the field of financial innovation and entrepreneurship. The thesis’s primary purpose is to investigate how and why entrepreneurs in Sweden are positioning themselves in regarding Initial Coin Offerings as a new financial vehicle based on the Swedish regulations and the underlying factors to the entrepreneur’s point of view. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transaction synchronization and privacy aspect in blockchain decentralized applications

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Patarawan Ongkasuwan; [2020]
    Keywords : Blockchain; distributed database; distributed ledger; digital ledgers; centralized database; decentralized database; Ethereum; Blockchain synchronization; security-related; cryptocurrency; digital currency; transaction; user experience; privacy strategy; smart contract; risk; Blockchain; distribuerad storbok; digital ledbok; centraliserad databas; decentraliserad databas; Ethereum; Blockchain-synkronisering; säkerhetsrelaterad; cryptocurrency; digital valuta; transaktion; användarupplevelse; sekretessstrategi; smart kontrakt; risk;

    Abstract : The ideas and techniques of cryptography and decentralized storage have seen tremendous growth in many industries, as they have been adopted to improve activities in the organization. That called Blockchain technology, it provides an effective transparency solution. READ MORE

  3. 3. Are cryptocurrencies homogenous?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Frida Gustafsson; [2019-10-29]
    Keywords : Cryptocurrencies; decentralized virtual currencies; ; LASSO; regulation; homogeneity; heterogeneity; Bitcoin;

    Abstract : There exist more than 2000 cryptocurrencies today. Although choices of design and target groups vary across cryptocurrencies, current research primarily focuses on Bitcoin. If the differences in design choices makes cryptocurrencies heterogenous then existing research could be less relevant in explaining how the cryptocurrency market works. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cointegration among cryptocurrencies : A cointegration analysis of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Joline Göttfert; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to examine if there is cointegration between the daily closing price of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin and five other cryptocurrencies; Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS and Litecoin in five different time periods, all ending April 9, 2019. To test if there is a long-run relationship between Bitcoin and these mentioned cryptocurrencies, two different tests for cointegration are applied; the Engle-Granger two step approach and Johansen’s cointegration test as well as a Vector Error Correction Model (VECM). READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving the usability of secure information storing within blockchain applications

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi

    Author : Natali Ljunggren; [2019]
    Keywords : Usability; User Experience; Blockchain Technology; Wallet Security; Decentralized Information Storing; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today's blockchain applications have been inherently created by and for users who understand the blockchain technology. To improve mass adoption of blockchain solutions, the user experience must improve, and the attention must move to users not familiar with the underlying technology. READ MORE