12 October 2017 1:12 pm

Cryptocurrency is one of the fastest growing asset classes in the financial industry. Investors and businesses are beginning to realize the massive potential for blockchain technology. Many of the projects being worked on right now are building the platforms of the future.


BitShares, a state of the art industrial grade blockchain, is laying the groundwork for a brand-new finance ecosystem designed to truly transform how we do business. This is the first post in a five-part series that will teach you everything you need to know in order to invest in BitShares and get your stake in the BitShares platform! 

It can be confusing when dealing with this new technology for the first time. That is why this series will take a step by step approach to teaching you how to get started with cryptocurrency.


Before you learn how to invest in BitShares (BTS), it is important that you understand why you may want to and why BitShares technology is so powerful.




BitShares is a decentralized exchange platform using real-time, industrial grade blockchain technology supported by next generation entrepreneurs, investors, and developers with a common interest in finding free market solutions by leveraging the power of globally decentralized consensus and decision making. “Consensus technology has the power to do for economics what the internet did for information.”


The BitShares blockchain is built using Graphene technology creating a super-fast and efficient platform capable of reaching 100,000 transactions per second. While other blockchains like Bitcoin are struggling to scale with demand, BitShares is designed from the ground up to process more transactions every second than VISA and MasterCard combined! 


“BitShares does for business what Bitcoin did for money by utilizing distributed consensus technology to create companies that are inherently global, transparent, trustworthy, efficient and most importantly profitable.”


BitShares offers a full suite of financial services with a wide range of utilities and applications, providing both businesses and individuals with powerful solutions, customizable to meet their needs. The following are just a few of the amazing features offered by BitShares.


• Price-Stable Cryptocurrencies

• Decentralized Asset Exchange

• Industrial Performance and Scalability

• User-Issued Assets


The BitShares platform provides many more features and has a virtually endless number of uses and applications. Blockchain technology and decentralized systems will fundamentally transform how business is carried out in the future. Investors and entrepreneurs who want to stay up to date and ahead of the competition need to understand these new decentralized platforms like BitShares and how they can take advantage of this amazing technology.


Part 2 of this series will teach you the basics of cryptocurrency and show you how to buy your first Bitcoin. Once you have the basics down, the rest of the series will show you, step by step, how to buy, store and trade BitShares (BTS).


Click here for part 2!


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If you want to learn more about the BitShares platform see complete training guide here


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