In early 2020, the prospects for cryptocurrency didn’t look so promising. Crypto markets were trying to shake off the price slump while market liquidity remains sluggish. Then the Covid-19 pandemic happened and central banks around the world released rounds of stimulus spending to salvage the economy. That resulted in the rise of confidence in Bitcoin as a store of value.

The price of Bitcoin towards the end of 2020 blasted through the $20,000 record set nearly 3 years ago. In early Jan 2021, Bitcoin’s price has reached a record-breaking all-time high at $41,940. The price has since corrected and floating…


Hodlnaut is a Singapore-based fintech startup that provides financial services to individual investors and crypto enthusiasts. Started in April 2019, Hodlnaut is quickly rising to become one of the most promising crypto lending platforms in Asia. Through its straightforward product offerings and dedicated support, Hodlnaut is on a mission to help hodl-ers get more yield on their digital assets easily.

If you’re in the crypto space, you’ve probably heard the term “hodl”. Infamously misspelled from the word “hold” by a crypto user back in 2013, it’s slang to depicts an act of holding cryptocurrency instead of selling it. Crypto users…


Cryptocurrency only exists a little over a decade ago with the birth of Bitcoin. It is the first application on the blockchain network that has disrupted the traditional ledger technology. Since then, Bitcoin has opened doors to many aspiring fintech startups through a decentralized and secure digital currency.

These startups serve as a bridge between the general public and the world of cryptocurrency. Initially, governments around the world are hesitant to support the adoption of Bitcoin. However, cryptocurrency technology and resilience have proven to be effective and becoming more popular over time. …


Are you looking for ways to get more bitcoin? If you’re one of those people who regret not buying some bitcoin back in 2012, don’t worry! There are always ways to get free bitcoin, and unfortunately, not many people know about it. In this article, we’ll tell you five easy ways to get more bitcoin: through an interest account, cashback rewards, affiliate program, margin trading, and crypto mining.

Deposit your Bitcoin into an Interest Account to Get More Bitcoin

If you have some Bitcoin and currently hodl-ing it as a long-term investment, you’ll quickly realize there isn’t much to do to grow the asset other than waiting for the value to…


First introduced in 2015, Ethereum is the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap after bitcoin. Taking Bitcoin’s idea and expanding its capabilities, Ethereum has its own network, programming language, and it allows users to create decentralized applications on the blockchain network. Ethereum is a platform, while Ether is its currency. Furthermore, Ethereum runs on a set of smart contracts using blockchain technology. But exactly, what is Ethereum? How does it work?

The history of Ethereum went back to 2012 when Vitalik Buterin was introduced to Bitcoin and became intrigued by the technology. He noticed that some improvements need to be made…


In finance, margin trading uses borrowed money from a broker to trade a financial asset, which forms the collateral for the broker’s loan. Margin is the funds borrowed from a brokerage firm to purchase a type of investment. To buy on margin refers to using the money borrowed from a broker to purchase securities. Essentially, margin trading is a way to increase more profits by adding more risks to your trades. Trading on a margin is risky because they can both bring loss or success to your investment portfolio.

Crypto margin trading explained

Margin trading in the crypto market poses higher risks than regular…


Get the best lending interest rates for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

We can all agree that 2020 has been a challenging year. Back in March last year, the cryptocurrency and legacy markets went downhill due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Things have been picking up with bitcoin reaching $12,000 in August, a significant jump from the $3,600 price plunge. Towards the end of 2020, Bitcoin made a comeback, reaching a new all-time high of $20,000 and as of early February 2021, it has doubled to over $40,000. It is certainly an impressive rally for cryptocurrency. However, economies around the world are still scrambling albeit slowly bouncing back with government interventions. …


The Louvre Museum at night

Hi guys, I’ve decided to continue writing my travel stories on my personal blog website “Wandering Sten” for easier access for everyone. There is no need to create an account and sign in as well as monthly reading limits. Click here to read Visiting Paris on a Budget for First Times on Wandering Sten.

Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world with almost 25 million people coming to France’s capital every year. There are endless reasons why “The City of Love” is so popular among tourists; beautiful architecture, rich history, vibrant art scenes, and diverse cuisines…


Charles Bridge

Hi guys, I’ve decided to continue writing my travel stories on my personal blog website “Wandering Sten” for easier access for everyone. There is no need to create an account and sign in as well as monthly reading limits. Click here to read When You Only Have 3 Days to Visit Prague.

Prague is one of those cities that has appeared on the cover of every travel magazine that you came across. Its beauty is often compared to Paris and the well-preserved medieval history dating back to over a thousand years. …


Hi guys, I’ve decided to continue writing my travel stories on my personal blog website “Wandering Sten” for easier access for everyone. There is no need to create an account and sign in as well as monthly reading limits. Click here to read Discovering Budapest and Beyond in a Month.

It’s my first time traveling to Europe and my first destination is Budapest, the capital city of Hungary. I spent about a month here and there’s so much to say about this Hungarian capital and the country that I don’t think I can fit everything in a single post. …

Sten Ivan

Head of growth at Hodlnaut, part-time traveler.

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