Archive: Early Investing
Crypto Regulation (Finally)
By Adam Sharp on June 8, 2018
Bullish news: We’re finally going to get some clarity on the regulatory questions around bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Did Crowdfunding Just Leave VC Investors in the Dust?
By Andy Gordon on June 6, 2018
Thanks to secondary transfer platforms, investors now have ways to profit off of companies that haven't gone public yet.
News Fix: Crowdfunding Platform Helps Venture Capital Firm
By Vin Narayanan on June 2, 2018
In this week's Early Investing News Fix, we look at some ironic crowdfunding news, the growth of bitcoin ATMs and gold's disappearing act.
Why We Hold Crypto
By Adam Sharp on June 1, 2018
As the prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies go up and down, it’s important to understand why certain investors are playing the long game with cryptocurrencies.
In Europe, Crypto Is Attracting the Curious and the Opportunists
By Andy Gordon on May 30, 2018
The European experience with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is similar to the American one, with buying coming at the end of the "hype cycle."
Volume Is Important When Trading Bitcoin
By Vin Narayanan on May 28, 2018
Bitcoin exchange volume and market activity are important factors to consider as you trade cryptocurrencies.
News Fix: Bitcoin Headwinds Are Not Slowing Down Mining IPO
By Vin Narayanan on May 26, 2018
This week’s News Fix takes a look at the Department of Justice probing into bitcoin pricing, Coincheck delisting some altcoins to comply with regulations, a bitcoin mining company seeking a $2 billion IPO and more.
Owning Bitcoin Shouldn’t Affect Security Clearances
By Vin Narayanan on May 25, 2018
If owning (or having owned) a cryptocurrency constitutes a "security risk," the military and defense contractors won't be able to attract the top-tier talent needed to defend the country.
Standards Fight Likely Good News for Crypto Investors
By Vin Narayanan on May 23, 2018
The fact that two groups, each with its own impressive set of corporate backers, are trying to become the enterprise standard for blockchain tech is good news.
Initial Coin Offerings Can Be a Powerful Tool to Raise Money
By Vin Narayanan on May 21, 2018
A look at the top 10 initial coin offerings shows that ICOs - if done correctly - can be an important funding tool for startups.