Bitvalex Academy What are Bitcoin derivative exchanges?

What are Derivatives? First, let us look at what derivatives are. Derivatives are financial securities tied to other financial assets. Therefore, the value and behavior of the derivatives depend on the value and behavior of the assets there are tied to.  For a derivative to be formed, there has to be an agreement between two parties of two finan...

Bitvalex Academy Upcoming mining reward halving and the BTC price boom

Apart from confirming transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain network, Bitcoin miners help in generating new Bitcoins. A miner is usually rewarded with new Bitcoins every 10 minutes.  The number of Bitcoins that the miner is rewarded with, which is referred to as the Bitcoin reward per block, normally reduces by half every 210,000 blocks. Average...

Bitvalex Academy Who created crypto?

In 2009, the first cryptocurrency made its mark on the internet of things, Bitcoin was released to the world via a cryptography mailing list. Although Bitcoin has become the backbone of the cryptocurrency markets, there is still very little known about the person or people that coded it. The name first linked to the coding of Bitcoin is Satoshi ...