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Blockchain – a squaddie-proof database

The blockchain has become the acceptable face of bitcoin. In simple terms, it is a decentralised, secure and open-source database that powers the bitcoin network. But if you mention bitcoin in polite company, you will be branded a nutter; mention blockchain, on the other hand, and you will be invited to the ambassador’s reception. I put this down to the […]

Go Henry – The Young Pound

One of my squash partners recently joined a Fintech business called Go Henry . The company’s mission is to administer pocket money for children aged between 8 and 18. It is educational and helps to make kids more financially responsible. The account holder is the parent, whilst the kids have a sub-account, an app and […]