Archive: Cryptocurrency

Smart Investors Are the Remedy for Crappy ICOs

By Andy Gordon on October 31, 2018

As crypto comes down from its bull market highs, we’re dealing with the aftermath. And there are a few things investors should be aware of.

Smart Investors Are the Remedy for Crappy ICOs

By Andy Gordon on October 31, 2018

As crypto comes down from its bull market highs, we’re dealing with the aftermath. And there are a few things investors should be aware of.

Crypto Is a Work in Progress, Not a Finished Product

By Vin Narayanan on October 27, 2018

Critics treat crypto like it’s a finished product instead of an evolving product. It's the same mistake internet critics made.

Why Public Blockchains Will Outlast Private Blockchains

By Andy Gordon on October 24, 2018

Private blockchains may be advancing more quickly than public blockchains, but they lack key qualities that will help them survive in the long run.
Fidelity, the fifth-largest asset manager in the world, is spinning off a cryptocurrency trading company for institutional investors. But the market hasn’t moved. What is it waiting for?

Hodl Everything

By Adam Sharp on September 21, 2018

Early Investing’s Adam Sharp explains how he learned the difference between trading and investing the hard way.

Attending Republic’s “RepubliCon” Crypto Conference

By Adam Sharp on September 14, 2018

Last week we attended a crypto conference in New York. Here’s what we learned...

Square’s Crypto Payment Plans, BTC vs. BCH

By Adam Sharp on August 31, 2018

Adam Sharp takes a closer look at Square's crypto payment network plans and bitcoin's path to victory over bitcoin cash.

Doing the Math on Institutional Cash in Crypto

By Allison Brickell on August 27, 2018

Today’s chart shows that if even 1% of institutional money moved into crypto, it would more than double bitcoin’s market cap.

Some of Bitcoin’s Biggest Trades Happen Out of Sight

By Andy Gordon on August 22, 2018

We know just how much bitcoin changes hands in centralized exchanges. But most whales don't trade there. Understanding that is critically important.
Institutional investors need ways to buy (and sell) large chunks of cryptocurrency. A startup backed by some heavyweight investors has found the solution.
Riding out a market that's trending down is hard. But there's good news on the way for people who hodl.

Just the Tip of the Wall Street Iceberg

By Andy Gordon on August 15, 2018

Institutional investment into crypto is in its pre-infancy stage. And when it takes off, it will be massive.
In this mailbag, we look at how to invest in startups in a shrinking stock market and how to store bitcoin.

Bitcoin, Musk making news

By Vin Narayanan on August 11, 2018

Bitcoin and Elon Musk dominated the news cycle for investors this week. From a delay at the SEC to what's going on with Tesla and SpaceX, the News Fix has you covered.

A Collapsing Rial Pushes Iranians Toward Bitcoin

By Allison Brickell on August 6, 2018

Faced with a collapsing rial and strict U.S. sanctions, some Iranians are buying bitcoin as a protective hedge.