Crypto Portfolio gets innovative diversification

Let me start off with not so good news... the current downtrend in the Cryptos continues unabated, although Bitcoin does seem to be holding off the support around $5800 pretty well so far as...

DDI Blockchain Weekly (September 3rd – 9th)

It was a week to forget for crypto bulls as the market crashed on Wednesday, losing $40 billion in less than 24 hours. The plunge seems to have been triggered by news that Goldman...

Blockchain and Data Storage: A Perfect Match?

Data. It’s fast becoming one of the world’s most highly-prized resources. Indeed, its recent proliferation is virtually our raison d'être here at Data Driven Investor. Of course, us DDI folk are not the only ones who believe...

Pros & Cons of Digital Platforms

Ethereum has acted as Ground zero for the ICO projects to be offered to the general public and the vast majority of over 90% token emissions still occurs on the basis of the Ethereum...

DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 27th – September 2nd)

It was a welcome return to bullish times for crypto as markets added nearly $25 billion during the week, and ended at a 3-week high of around $238 billion. Bitcoin enjoyed solid gains, breaking...

DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 20th-26th)

It was a fairly static week for crypto markets on the whole. Although markets threatened to dip on Wednesday after the SEC’s new ETF rejections, a modest recovery soon set in, allowing total market...

“Stone Money” on This Pacific Island is History’s First Public Ledger

Yap, Micronesia, also known as the Island of Stone Money, is a 40 square-mile island just 500 miles southwest of Guam in the Southern Pacific Ocean. It rests 9.5 degrees north of the equator...

DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 13th-19th)

Crypto markets briefly dived below $200 million to hit the lowest total capitalization since November 2017, before bouncing back to end the week virtually unchanged. And while Bitcoin followed a similar trend, Bitcoin dominance...

DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 6th – 12th)

It was a week of both highs and lows. On Saturday, the crypto market as a whole plunged to fresh lows for 2018, as total market capitalization slumped to under $212 billion on Saturday,...

Classification of Digital Coins

Originally it was just the Bitcoin (BTC) with the invention of the Cryptocurrencies and the dawn of associated Blockchain technology but the past few years have seen a mushroom growth of the brand new...

Will ICOs replace VCs for start-ups?

It was once the norm for an aspiring start-up to seek funding through venture capital (VC). Ownership of the company would be divided amongst participating investors via limited partnerships established by the VC firm,...

Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies & the shifting Paradigm

We always overestimate the benefits of technology in the short-term & underestimate it in the long-term. Technology after all is an iterative process which keeps on evolving on daily, weekly & yearly basis. And...

Bitcoin is still the Crypto kingpin

Recent bounce of the Cryptocurrencies specially Bitcoin off the lows has been significant for a couple of reasons - First, it seems to be signalling a possible bottom that has evaded the primary digital...