Crypto

2018 Will Be the Year of the Crypto Asset Class.

Crypto Assets


To date, bitcoin "investing" or speculation has required transferring money into risky & unfamiliar places or overpriced investment products. Meanwhile, bitcoin "marketing" or publicizing has generally been limited to word-of-mouth & the media.

All of this is changing.

Our full article on Medium:
#1 Reason 2018 Will be the Year of the Crypto Asset Class (and not 2017)

Nov. 28, 2017
~$9.5K/BTC


Between now & early 2018 dozens of new bitcoin-related investment products will be released, opening up crypto asset-investing to traditional investors. These new distribution channels will increase demand, if only due to the addition of professional marketing of this alternative asset class.


It's anyone's guess when and where it peaks.


Bubble?



Beware Of The Bitcoin Bubble: Investment And Financial Advisors Warn

“But it is anybody’s guess what inning. It looks to me like we’re well ahead of the 7th-inning stretch...”
said Jason R. Escamilla, CEO of ImpactAdvisor
, an investment advisory firm in San Francisco.

“...The price level and energy usage are unsustainable. There is far better technology emerging to meet the same needs.”

Forbes, Nov. 4, 2017
~$7K/BTC


What is Crypto?

WE RECOMMEND THESE THREE ARTICLES TO QUICKLY GET UP TO SPEED:


"Crypto assets are a new asset class that enable decentralized applications."

"A decentralized application is a way to create a service that no single entity operates."

- Adam Ludwin
link: A Letter to Jamie Dimon

"The 2008 financial crisis caused a lot of people to lose trust in banks as trusted third parties."

"Bitcoin made digital transactions possible without a “trusted intermediary.”"

- CB Insights
link: What is Blockchain Technology

"99% of Cryptocurrencies are total scams. And, yes, Cryptocurrencies are in a bubble."

"BUT...the opportunity is NEVER going away and generational wealth will be made. So you have to know the basics, why this opportunity even exists and what to watch out for."

- James Altucher
link: The ABCs of Bitcoin and Everything You Needs to know about "Forks"

Risks?



Should I Invest in Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology?

"We view crypto-investing as driven by the greater fool theory of investing or speculation, and we genuinely mean that in a bullish way for now..."
says Jason R. Escamilla, CEO of ImpactAdvisor
, a wealth management firm in San Francisco

U.S. News, Nov. 13, 2017
~$6K/BTC

Ethereum cofounder


Charles Hoskinson, Ethereum cofounder, on blockchain, ICOs, regulation, etc.
Real Vision, Dec. 2017


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