For the past decade, we have labeled anything newish as a “Tech” company, but the markets are reminding us that there is a difference between companies that use technology to solve business problems and those that are actually solving technology problems.
49% of crypto projects are science projects with no commercial prospects. Another 49% are outright frauds. Both are worthless. That being said, the remaining 2% will some day be worth a lot of money. It is a very challenging signals to noise ratio.
We have been working on several crypto-related projects lately. One constant question we get from outsiders whenever the topic arises is “Aren’t ICOs over?”. This question marks a back-handed sort […]
One of the great threads of commentary in the cryptoasset space is the relationship between the traditional financial industry (i.e. Wall Street) and the ‘disruptors’ (i.e. cryptoassets). This relationship has […]
We have been thinking a lot lately about how to sustain crypto projects. In our recent post we discussed the role of “Investor Relations” in crypto, which we felt really […]
In our last post, we examined the way that bad actors can take advantage of the round-the-clock trading of cryptoassets to mount an attack, and potentially ruin, a small token. […]
Sometimes when we see things in the crypto world, they really strike a nerve – problems that need to be solved, experience to be drawn from other fields. This happened to […]
Recently, it seems to have become common wisdom that every tech company is going to build its own semiconductors for their hardware needs. Companies seem to be building chips for […]
This is part 7 of our ongoing series on cryptoasset basics. You can find part 6 here. The series begins here. One of the most interesting aspects of blockchains is […]
This is part 6 of our ongoing series on the basics of cryptoassets. You can find part 5 here and the series begins here. In our last post we touched […]