Ponzi Scheme

Ponzi Schemes

Breaking Through the Mist of Ponzi to Find the Dawn of Value, Part 2

Reducing Outflows: The Carrot-and-Stick Retention Model The concept of user retention is not unique to Ponzi schemes. Traditional economies have also...
Robin Gu
3 min read

Breaking Through the Mist of Ponzi to Find the Dawn of Value, Part 1

“Under the mist of Ponzi is not only the misery and suffering but also the dawn of value…” The longest Ponzi...
Robin Gu
4 min read

The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 3

We conclude our findings in a bid to help users better understand Ponzi schemes, so as to lower their investment risks....
Alan Zhang
2 min read
Ponzi Scheme

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

We study the Ponzi scheme and different variables’ impacts, such as withdrawal rates, user growth rates, ceiling and so on. Impacts of...
Alan Zhang
3 min read
Ponzi Scheme

The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 1

We construct the model of a simple Ponzi scheme, deduce how long the scheme will last and when a rational promoter...
Alan Zhang
2 min read