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The Serious Failures of Current Socio-Economic Systems

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I don’t care a particular amount about any current Socio-economic System be it Capitalism, Socialism, Communism or whatever. They all seem somewhat flawed and none take into account all the things that would attract...
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A Complete Security Token Ecosystem

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Investing in utility tokens has been a large part of our cryptocurrency journey so far. However, the reality is, many of these investments have been fraught with poor returns, false promises and scammers for...
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The Ins and Outs of Stablecoins

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According to a report from the crypto-wallet provider blockchain, the amount of stablecoin projects carried out within 2018 have skyrocketed. It seems stablecoins have become the new rave in the cryptocurrency sector, with developers...
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Ethereum & Tron upgrades didn’t move the Cryptos

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It has been an impressive run for the U.S stocks for the past nine weeks ever since the recent market bottom on the Christmas eve last year. Although Dow snapped the nine week winning...
Business financing

5 Business Financing Options to Consider to Build a Startup Successfully

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Starting your own business can seem to be a great idea. But the time and energy that you will be required to spend behind building your own business can be immense. However, a business...
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Volatility 101: An Introduction to Market Volatility

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Volatility is one of the key metrics to understand whether you are looking to begin trading in the financial markets or you are an experienced trader. The following infographic details the basic understanding of...
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SAFE: Great (Esp For Entrepreneurs), As Long As Done Safely

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Simple Agreement for Future Equity, or SAFE, is an increasingly popular instrument for fundraising especially at the earliest stages of a startup. SAFEs were really formalized by Y-Combinator in late 2013 (more on their...
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Bullish Posturing in Cryptos – ST moves

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Cryptocurrencies have rebounded nicely from their lows in the past few days signalling a possible bottom. It was a nice slow day for me to look at the technical levels of the Top 5...
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How are Robo-Advisors Changing the Finance Industry?

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The Terminator. Blade Runner. Transformers. The sci-fi genre is replete with the notion that robots will “take over the world”. But that’s just in the movies of course, it could never happen in real...
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Plan and Build Your Real Estate Business

The real estate business has to be one of the top five favorite professions of all time. The reason is simple. It does not need a specific qualification and/or experience. Yet, the returns can...
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What precipitated the recent Crypto market surge?

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It was almost certain that with the recent sharp uptick in the market price of Cryptos there would be a lot of eyeballs rolling as to the cause of this surge. Fair enough, but...
Ponzi Scheme

The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 2

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We study the Ponzi scheme and different variables’ impacts, such as withdrawal rates, user growth rates, ceiling and so on. Impacts of Different Variables With reference to the basic model constructed in Part 1: We have just assumed...
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Banks love Blockchain but hate Cryptocurrencies

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The love-hate relationship between the banks the digital coins has been ongoing ever since the inception of Blockchain & the associated Cryptocurrencies. Let's look at some stats first... according to the Research firm Greenwich Associates following...
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I am a Baby Boomer, and this is the story of how my generation...

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Featuring The Maine Capital Corporation of 1976 Established in the wake of a newly centralized United States Economy, Legal status disclosure: This is an opinion of a layperson. independent researcher ,and private citizen of Maine. My generation,...
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Crypto Diaries: Blockchain upgrades & Trading innovations

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The past week saw the Cryptos reaching new highs as the recovery from the lows of Dec. 2018 continued. Leading the pack was the kingpin Bitcoin itself which has soared by a whopping 150%...
Crowfunding

7 Use Cases for Blockchain-based Crowdfunding

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Startups from around the world have found crowdfunding to be an extremely viable alternative to traditional venture capital. To date, crowdfunding initiatives have raised $34 billion, which roughly added $65 billion to the global...
LinkedIn

LinkedIn Done Right is Almost Magic

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Careers and LinkedIn often intertwine. Looking for a job? Are you on LinkedIn? The social media venue conjures up different reactions – some positive, some not. Count Chaim Shapiro among LinkedIn’s fans. The veteran career...
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Startup101: How Do I Divide Equity Among My Cofounders And Employees?

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So you have just spent six months building a prototype with an early team, punting the question on how to divide the company. Now you are looking to raise external capital essentially forcing you...
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What Does a Well-Diversified Digital Asset Portfolio Look Like?

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In the light of the impressive cryptocurrency rally in the past eleven months, investors that have discovered bitcoin now also want to diversify into other promising digital assets that could potentially experience a similar...
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4 Investing Routes to Profit from FinTech

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Technologies constantly disrupt, modernize and in some cases, replace, a whole range of industries around the world. We thought of our jobs taken away, our overly tech-dependent lifestyles, as well as Skynet! With all these...