What are the differences between trading in cryptocurrency and classic trading?

  In recent times, cryptocurrency has driven the Fintech sector agog. From millionaires to small business owners, entrepreneurs, and people from different walks of life, everyone is trading in cryptocurrency.   Due to its growing popularity, the market cap of this digital asset is about 300 million. This value also has the potential of hitting…


Regulation of digital assets is no longer in the realm of the Wild West

According to my recent article in Fintech Futures, “From Wild West to crypto best: How compliance separates cowboys from champions,” the world of crypto is about to change with the work of the Financial Action Task Force. One of the most powerful standards-setting bodies, the task force is expected to require regulators to instill recognizable…


Self-employment: 5 decisive steps to make your dream come true

As an accomplished entrepreneur, I think one of the most frequent questions I get from enthusiasts and students is, “Maxim Bederov, from an entrepreneur’s standpoint, what steps do you think a prospective self-employed person should take for a profitable venture?” or even more personal questions like, “Maxim Bederov, I would like to start a business…

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Cash ban: Is Germany still a developing country in this regard? Who is further along than us?

Germany is definitely a developing country from a current perspective. I like to remember my last trip to China: a lady from the village has sold her home-made tartlets. Besides that, she had two phones lying. Because: The tartlets were buyable via QR code! But that is not an isolated case. If you enter a…

Is it really foreseeable that there will be no more cash in the future? - Maxim Bederov

John Cryan gave cash less than 10 years a few years ago: how much longer are we still going to pay cash?

Cash is an obsolete model no matter how much we still emotionally cling to it. The fast pace of time, digitization, and the advances in artificial intelligence technology will make it unimaginable in the foreseeable future that retailers will continue to spend their money on us, and we’ll even have to go to a cash…