X

Hey folks, big news. We’ve launched a new product to auto-invest your spare change in Crypto when you make everyday purchases. Head over to RoundlyX.com and check it out now.

Go

Category: General

Unbundling Vectors of Centralization in Web3

Headshot

Multicoin Capital

• Categories:

A year ago I illustrated the Web3 stack as I understood it at the time. More recently, I published Multicoin’s crypto mega theses, detailing the investment thesis for Web3. As I highlighted, one of the key implications of Web3 is that data ownership and application logic will be unbundled. In this essay, I’ll explain the specific problems inherent […]

Read More

The Past & Future of Blockchain: Where we’re going and why

Headshot

Spencer Bogart

• Categories:

What follows is a brief summary of where the blockchain industry has come from over the past 10 years, where (I think) it’s headed over the next 10 years — and a lens to help understand why. It’s lighter on the deep-history and heavier on the more recent and forward-looking perspective.   Where we’ve come from Bitcoin Emerges (Jan […]

Read More

The Long Game in Crypto: Why Decentralization Matters

The future of crypto hinges on a critical, yet-to-be-answered question about the role of decentralization in a blockchain-based network. The answer has tremendous implications for the industry and the way investors allocate capital across crypto-assets. The question is how important is decentralization and to what degree can we compromise on decentralization for particular use-cases? I […]

Read More

Crypto Mega Theses

Open, distributed ledgers and permissionless, censorship-resistant, trust-minimized computation are going to reshape massive sectors of the global economy. This belief led us to found Multicoin Capital in 2017, and after spending two years with entrepreneurs, business leaders, and investors in this space, we’ve developed more conviction in this thesis than ever before. Over the last […]

Read More

Coming soon: The Biggest Crypto On-Ramps Ever

Headshot

Spencer Bogart

• Categories:

As a venture firm that has been deploying capital to the crypto space for over 6 years, we see a plethora of future catalysts for crypto adoption but we often circle back to the question: What would be the biggest catalysts? We tend to think that the biggest potential catalysts will have three primary ingredients: 1. A […]

Read More

Is Blockchain Technology Really  Disruptive?

Definitely, Bitcoin is not! (This is not an academic article. It is an attempt to check if blockchains and their solutions are really disruptive or not. I present here unpopular findings and another version of the story that, as far as I am concerned, has not been told before! I have read several articles and […]

Read More

Understanding Hyperledger Fabric

Headshot

Rakiza

• Categories:

This presentation is a simplified version of Hyperledger Fabric and how its blockchain functions. In Rakiza we have tried to reduce the process to “bare bones” to make it simple and easy to grasp.  

Read More

Crypto-Backed Loans and Taxes — What You Need to Know

Headshot

Unchained Capital

• Categories:

Unchained Capital does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax, legal or accounting advice. You should consult your own tax, legal and accounting advisors before engaging in any transaction. 2017 saw significant […]

Read More

The Alpha Framework: An Analysis of the “Coinbase Effect”

Headshot

Avi F.

Existing in the cryptocurrency markets during 2018 is existing in a world of declining alpha. As late as 2017, there was significant alpha in the markets due to abundance of retail investors (a test for you — have you ever bought a coin based on a reddit thread?) and their propensity for following the herd to make […]

Read More

The era of cryptocurrency smartphones: HTC Exodus 1 and Samsung Galaxy S10

Credits: HTC Exodus 1 leads the way when it comes to decentralization, crypto accessibility and security. HTC Exodus 1 incorporates easier to use P2P services as well as a cryptocurrency wallet referred to as Zion. Samsung’s latest flagship device integrates cold wallet storage for Bitcoin and Ethereum.   Technology is a dynamic field. Nothing stays […]

Read More