What does the future hold for cryptocurrencies?

We’re sitting down with two cryptocurrency experts to discuss all things bitcoin, Ethereum, blockchain and more – with a chance to get your questions answered in a live Q&A. Join us on 7 February at 5pm (UK time), and get involved on Twitter using #IGCryptoChat.

Source: Bloomberg

After a stellar 2017, cryptocurrencies have had a rockier ride this year. Is the bubble bursting, or is this just a bump on the road to blockchain domination? Find out next week, when two leading experts in the field are coming in to IGTV for an informal discussion on the future of digital currencies.

You can watch the video live on our YouTube channel or via @IGTV on Twitter, at 5pm (UK time) on 7 February.

Who are the experts?

Rhian Lewis is the co-founder of cryptocurrency portfolio tracker Count My Crypto, and the London Women in Bitcoin group. She’s a leading blockchain consultant who has spoken at numerous events, including the London Blockchain Expo 2017 and TechInsight in London and Berlin.

Colin Platt is the founder of ÐPactum, having previously worked on blockchain innovation at BNP Paribas Global Markets. He’s a co-host of the Blockchain Insider podcast, and has been involved in blockchain technology since 2013.

What will they talk about?

Over the session, they’ll be covering a broad range of topics, including:

  • What the blockchain is, and why it’s important
  • Bitcoin vs ether
  • Where next for ripple
  • Cryptocurrency security
  • Bitcoin, ether and more in 2018 and beyond
  • Where to find good cryptocurrency content

And after the session, there will be a live Q&A so you can put forward any topics you’d like discussed – or any questions you’d like answered. If you’d like to get involved, join in the conversation via Twitter using #IGCryptoChat.

Cryptocurrency trading

You don’t need to own cryptocurrencies to trade
on them.

Learn how to go long or short on bitcoin, ether,
ripple and litecoin.

IGA, may distribute information/research produced by its respective foreign marketing partners within the IG Group of companies pursuant to an arrangement under Regulation 32C of the Financial Advisers Regulations. Where the research is distributed in Singapore to a person who is not an Accredited Investor, Expert Investor or an Institutional Investor, IGA accepts legal responsibility for the contents of the report to such persons only to the extent required by law. Singapore recipients should contact IGA at 6390 5118 for matters arising from, or in connection with the information distributed.

This information/research prepared by IGA or IG Group is intended for general circulation. It does not take into account the specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any particular person. You should take into account your specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs before making a commitment to trade, including seeking advice from an independent financial adviser regarding the suitability of the investment, under a separate engagement, as you deem fit. No representation or warranty is given as to the accuracy or completeness of this information. Consequently any person acting on it does so entirely at their own risk. In addition to the disclaimer above, the information does not contain a record of our trading prices, or an offer of, or solicitation for, a transaction in any financial instrument. Any views and opinions expressed may be changed without an update.

See important Research Disclaimer.

Find articles by writer