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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