Author: Adam Sharp

Adam Sharp the founder of EarlyInvesting.com, a new e-letter focused on equity crowdfunding. He is an active investor in more than 50 startups. A former financial advisor, he also has extensive experience with internet marketing and financial writing. He has built 3 profitable web businesses.

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Wholesale Inflation Rose 9.7% in 2021

By Adam Sharp on January 14, 2022

This week, news broke that the Producer Price Index – which measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output – rose 9.7% in 2021. This was a shocking realization for many. We’re near 10% wholesale inflation!…

Chronic Fear Is Bad for Our Health

By Adam Sharp on January 14, 2022

Nothing is more relevant to our current situation than fear.  The first thing to realize about fear is that it’s not very helpful in modern society. In some ways, it’s an artifact of evolution. I found a very interesting description of what fear does…
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Cosmos Takes Off Despite Crypto Market Correction

By Adam Sharp on January 7, 2022

Most of the crypto market has had a pretty rough week. Bitcoin’s down around 12%. Ethereum is down 15%. And a lot of altcoins are down 20% to 30%. However, our new portfolio pick Cosmos (ATOM) is taking off. It’s up 31% over the last week!…
Once again, the Federal Reserve is posturing as if it’s ready to taper quantitative easing (QE) and raise interest rates. Here’s the latest on that front from The Wall Street Journal: Federal Reserve officials at their meeting last month eyed a…
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Crypto Startups Keep Attracting Massive Investments

By Adam Sharp on December 21, 2021

NYDIG is a startup that specializes in solutions for institutional bitcoin investors. And it recently raised a whopping $1 billion at a $7 billion valuation.  Here’s an excerpt from CoinDesk’s reporting: NYDIG said Tuesday it raised…
The other day I was talking to a friend who is just getting started with investing. He asked my opinion on how to build a portfolio from scratch. In this environment, that is a very tricky question. The S&P 500 currently trades…
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Ethereum Scaling Offers New Crypto Opportunity

By Adam Sharp on December 10, 2021

This week I wrote a piece for HIVE Blockchain, a crypto miner I am consulting for. In it, I went over a very interesting space: Ethereum scaling solutions. But for ETH to go truly mainstream, it needs lower fees…

Separating Signal and Noise in Crypto Markets

By Adam Sharp on December 10, 2021

Back in September, I wrote a piece called “Beware the Cardano Price Mirage.” In it, I warned that “cheap” tokens like Cardano (ADA) aren’t actually cheap at all. Here’s an excerpt: So although Cardano does currently trade at “just”…
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Bitcoin Hasn’t Reached Its Peak Yet

By Adam Sharp on December 3, 2021

Bitcoin has pulled back significantly, but I still think we’re in a long-term uptrend. I just don’t believe this cycle has peaked yet. With a high of $69,000 so far this year, we’re only up about 3.5x from the 2017 cycle high of around $20,000.  In…
This week Jack Dorsey resigned as CEO of Twitter. Jack founded Twitter and guided it pretty well over the years.  I’ve used Twitter for more than 10 years. Twitter has been a fantastic social network. In my opinion, it’s the best…
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A Space Investment Worth Consideration

By Adam Sharp on November 23, 2021

Last week I found a space SPAC (special purpose acquisition company) that I think has big potential. The SPAC is dMY Technology Group (NYSE: DMYQ), and it will soon merge with Planet Labs. Planet Labs owns and operates a fleet of…
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Our speculative portfolio coin Haven Protocol has bounced back pretty well from its recent troubles. It had an incident back in July where a hacker exploited a vulnerability. But Haven recently launched a successful fork of version 2.0. (Note the nice social traction…

Investors Overreact to Crypto Dips

By Adam Sharp on November 19, 2021

Bitcoin and DeFi (decentralized finance) tokens have been on an absolute tear over the last year. One year ago today, bitcoin’s price was around $18,600. Today it’s above $58,000. Ethereum was around $500 this time last year, and it’s over $4,000 today. Solana (SOL) is up…
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How to Time a Crypto Exit

By Adam Sharp on November 12, 2021

I am a long-term investor. I make investments while expecting to hold them for at least 10 years.  But I do plan on selling some crypto during this bull market at some point. I may sell as much as half.  But I don’t think…

Explosive Returns Drive Record Crypto Investment

By Adam Sharp on November 12, 2021

Venture capitalists (VCs) invested a record $6.5 billion in crypto in the third quarter of 2021. Here are some highlights from a November 2 CoinDesk article. The U.S. continued to lead the world in VC funding into the crypto industry, investing…