Articles By Sheba Karamat

Sheba has 20 years’ experience in growing and running recruitment businesses, placing executives with financial and digital tech backgrounds into organisations such as Disney, Aviva, BBC, Barclays, News UK and Penguin Random House. Heavily involved in the sale of her previous recruitment business to James Caan CBE, the Dragons Den entrepreneur. Founder and CEO of Coin Rivet and mother to four amazing children.

What is a cryptocurrency exchange?

If you’ve dabbled with investing in one form or another, you’re probably familiar with the concept of an exchange. Entities such as stock exchanges and foreign currency exchanges allow...

By - June 9, 2018

What is the lightning network?

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will pave the way for the future of the payments industry, according to those in the know. The lightning network is one such crypto technological...

By - June 8, 2018

How are crypto prices determined?

When Bitcoin’s price exploded in late 2017, so did the interest of the general public in cryptocurrencies. Internet searches for Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and crypto prices skyrocketed. Many people weren’t...

By - June 8, 2018

What is cryptocurrency?

Most people first heard about cryptocurrencies in late 2017 when Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies experienced a phenomenal price increase. Suddenly, all mainstream media outlets wanted a piece of the...

By - June 8, 2018

What are alternative coins?

When the next bull run carried the crypto-market to the stratosphere in the last half of 2017, a few other names received attention. Some of the mainstream news outlets...

By - June 8, 2018

What is Proof of Work?

Proof of work is a consensus protocol used by Bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies to validate the transactions that occur in their networks. This protocol is used by miners to...

By - June 8, 2018

What is a token?

At fairs and festivals, you’d exchange cash for a token that you could use for food, drinks, or rides. Similarly, it could also signify membership of a group or...

By - June 4, 2018

What is an escrow?

For some of you, this may seem paradoxical as one of blockchain’s most lauded benefits is precisely how secure it is. While that’s certainly the case when we’re discussing the...

By - June 3, 2018