The impact of multinationals taking a shot at blockchain

Facebook and JP Morgan are launching major blockchain initiatives. If such corporate giants are entering the blockchain industry, do blockchain start-ups still have a chance to compete? And what does this mean for funds that invest in this industry? Microsoft, IBM, Samsung, the New York Stock Exchange, ING Bank, Ernst…

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5 adoption trends for blockchain in 2019

2018 was a turbulent year for blockchain, in which the market saw a strong correction in reaction to the hype of 2017. As price is what media reported on mostly, one might almost forget the fundamental progress the industry as a whole made last year. 2019 is going to be…

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Amara’s Law and a top down view on investing in blockchain

“We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” Amara’s Law In 2017 many blockchain projects raised a lot of money on a proof-of-concept and a roadmap mentioning going “live” in 2018. 2018 came, the projects went live,…

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Two trends that usher a more healthy blockchain market

Comparing the second half of 2017 with the second half of this year, we see two important trends in the market that lay the foundation for a more healthy blockchain market. One is the outflow of retail capital combined with inflow of professional capital. The second is the emergence of…

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CryptoCrunch rebrands to Maven 11 Capital

As of November 1st CryptoCrunch continues as Maven 11 Capital. This rebranding is a logical step in the journey we’ve made so far and illustrates our vision and ambition going forward. In 2011, while looking for alternative financial systems as an answer to the financial crisis at that moment, we…

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