Posts by Morgan Aldous

What is Bitcoin, Anyway?

What is Bitcoin, Anyway?

Bitcoin solves millennia-old accounting problems   Bitcoin and its ups and downs have been in the news a lot lately, but many people are still left confused about exactly what bitcoin is and how it works. In short, bitcoin is an independent currency system that solves three main problems: middleman banks, so-called ‘double-spending,’ and security.…

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January 2018 Review

January was both an exciting and difficult month in the crypto-space, as Heleum users know well. There has been a massive spike of interest in cryptocurrencies after Bitcoin unexpectedly hit an all-time high of nearly $20,000 mid-December. Nowhere was this new mainstream interest more evident than the 2018 North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami, Florida,…

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2017: Looking Back and Moving Forward

A Review of December, and What January Has in Store Yesterday (January 3) marked an important ‘holiday’ for cryptocurrency enthusiasts: it was on this date in 2009 that the first Bitcoin were mined from what has been called the ‘Genesis Block’- the starting point of the very first blockchain in history. At Heleum, we’re celebrating…

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Assets vs. Liabilities

Is your savings making money- or losing it? The Heleum team is proud to be on the cutting edge of the financial technology revolution. Part of this is remembering that in a complex world of algorithms, hash functions, and blockchains, we can’t forget the basic principles of personal finance. There are fundamentals that even a…

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TUTORIAL: How To Get Started With Heleum

The quick and easy guide to getting your balloons off the ground. Here at Heleum, we’ve been blown away at the response since since our app launch. We’ve been meeting and exceeding our growth goals, and it’s all been thanks to the grassroots efforts of our users. To help this growth continue, we have this…

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November 2017 Review

A snapshot of our first month First of all, a huge THANK YOU to everyone who has signed up and spread the word! We’re still small and little-known, so a grassroots network of happy users telling their friends and families about us is crucial to our growth. This is how revolutions start. Here’s what we’ve…

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