Cryptocurrencies come and go, but some are here to stay. Here are a couple that we’re keeping an eye on heading into the new year. Keep in mind that cryptocurrency markets can often be very volatile and all price information is subject to change after publication. Solana One of the fastest growing coins of 2021, there is massive potential for Solana in upcoming years. People often compare it with Ethereum, but the Solana network boasts lower gas fees and transaction times, along with growth of over 10,000 percent in the last year. Solana has seen criticism for being more “centralized” than its competitors due to influence on the coin from…
The Trouble With Scam Coins
Why are people putting their life savings into coins that make them lose everything?
Most people don’t get rich overnight… Every now and then a new story will emerge of someone throwing $5000 into a random coin and becoming a millionaire in a matter of months. It’s the investing equivalent of winning the lottery. People are able to quit their jobs, follow their dreams, buy a mansion and live happily ever after. That’s the story the news tells, but the reality is much more grim. There are the rare instances where someone actually does make it big off the right investment at the right time into some altcoin with little to no usability or backing behind it, and good for them! They made it…
Security tokens unlock the hidden potential of alternative assets
It’s not just that small investors could buy into real estate. With security tokens they could invest in every Central Park-facing New York co-op above the seventh floor
For technology to be a true game-changer, it must focus on making something possible that was previously not possible. Most financial assets could benefit from blockchain technology by way of faster processing times and lower transaction costs versus more traditional methods. However, looking at things through this narrow, cost-benefit lens is limiting investors from unlocking the full potential of tokenization, especially when it comes to things like alternative assets.
GameStop is DeFi’s golden moment
When Robinhood shut off its customers in what seemed to be a move to protect its hedge fund masters, the ‘little guy’ focused stock trading app opened the door to crypto’s decentralization
“This was a shot across the bow for institutional investors everywhere,” said Peter Smith, cofounder and CEO of the decade-old cryptocurrency exchange Blockchain.com. “There’s incredible power in decentralized groups of individuals and the future of finance will be built less like Wall Street and more like the internet: by a decentralized group of individuals.”