Blockchain: 5 advantages of a distributed ledger

September 5th, 2016 by Roberta Hendriks-Gaddoni

These days we read and hear a lot about blockchain, the distributed ledger technology behind Bitcoin. This technology can also have an important role in transforming and disrupting the traditional financial market. Let’s take a look at the major advantages that the use of a blockchain can bring to this world. Transparency (if used protocols […]

Alternative investment opportunities which could boost your financial freedom

July 7th, 2016 by Roberta Hendriks-Gaddoni

After the noise around “Brexit”, we all know what the most popular forms of investment are on the market. We have gold and silver that generally rise in value when the world falls apart. On the other hand, we have shares and bonds which value depending on the market strategic position of the enterprise, but […]

Privacy: how to enhance it in few steps

May 27th, 2016 by Roberta Hendriks-Gaddoni

In a time where apps are being developed to recognize your face in just few seconds this raises a question: what about our privacy? Where is our protection? Fortunately, there are many ways to minimize our digital footprint so that we can protect ourselves a little more. Here a couple of ideas that can help […]

Bitcoin price alert

April 26th, 2016 by Roberta Hendriks-Gaddoni

The Bitcoin price is subject to strong fluctuations. A while ago, to help our customers, we introduced a Bitcoin price alert service. How does the Bitcoin price alert work? It’s possible to create a buy or sell price alert for your HappyCoins account. Enter your HappyCoin account Code in the price alert form, choose if […]

Bitcoin YouTube channel: watch our videos and tutorials

April 20th, 2016 by Roberta Hendriks-Gaddoni

We’ve started our own Bitcoin YouTube channel to improve our customer support and the understanding of Bitcoin. On this channel we will upload tutorials and short videos to illustrate our services and to promote bitcoins. Watch our tutorials, subscribe to our channel and share any video that you feel others may be interested in. Check […]

Transactions and payouts during Easter week-end

March 21st, 2016 by Roberta Hendriks-Gaddoni

With the Easter bank holidays approaching please note the following: Payouts to your bank account: All payments between Thursday the 24th of March (afternoon) and Monday the 28th of March will be processed on Tuesday the 29th of March 2016. Buy bitcoin using Sepa transfer: During the Easter week-end you could experience possible delays due […]

5 Hot Bitcoin YouTube channels you should watch

February 1st, 2016 by Roberta Hendriks-Gaddoni

Bitcoin YouTube channels are popular among people who are interested in money and payment systems. To help you find your way around, we selected 5 bitcoin YouTube channels that are regularly broadcast in English. Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies Online Course If you are new to Bitcoin, it’s a good idea to start your journey in […]

Bitcoin Trends in 2016

January 12th, 2016 by Roberta Hendriks-Gaddoni

The new year has just started and it brings us new questions about the future of Bitcoin. What can we expect in 2016? As we write, the stocks value on the traditional exchanges is crumbling while oil price is dipping again. We can comfortably say that the year is starting with financial stormy weather and […]

4 awesome cities to buy gifts with bitcoins

December 12th, 2015 by Roberta Hendriks-Gaddoni

Spend your Christmas time in Amsterdam Amsterdam has an incredible atmosphere around Christmas time. Many Christmas markets pop up in this time of the year and you can dare to try skating indoors or outdoors on one of many ice skating centers. So why don’t you treat your family or friends with a stay in […]

Banks serious about blockchain

November 24th, 2015 by Alphons Gerritsen

(source: Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Credit Suisse, ING and 5 other banks are planning to develop common standards for blockchain technology in an effort to broaden its use across financial services. The group are looking to channel data, ideas and financial backing to a start-up called R3CEV, a New York-based group of trading and technology […]