If you haven’t heard of Bitcoin, then you have been living under a rock. Bitcoin has taken the internet world by storm and sparked a cryptocurrency movement. Using blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies are able to be traded all over the world with complete anonymity. While many people have used cryptocurrency to make nefarious purchases on sites such as the shut-down Silk Road, many have found it’s qualities quite useful.
There are so many cryptocurrencies (also called altcoins) popping up seemingly every day. At latest count, there were over 800 different cryptocurrencies you can purchase ranging from the most expensive at over $15,000 to micro coins costing only fractions of a penny per coin. So how can you take advantage of the rise of cryptocurrency?