How to Build a Healthy Blockchain Ecosystem

How to Build a Healthy Blockchain Ecosystem

One of the many hats I wear is serving as a board member of the Boston Blockchain Association. This is an industry group that is dedicated to creating a healthy blockchain ecosystem — first in Boston, then the world. It’s hard to do blockchain in a vacuum. Even though it’s a technology, all the real work gets done face-to-face — which is why our group meets every week, and holds public Meetups every month. This…

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How to Navigate the Bitcoin Rabbit Hole (with Downloadable PDF)

How to Navigate the Bitcoin Rabbit Hole (with Downloadable PDF)

“I bought some bitcoin, then I fell down the rabbit hole.” Has that been your experience too? In this article, you will learn how to navigate the bitcoin rabbit hole so that you can make sense of the opportunities that blockchain technology has to offer. Navigating the Bitcoin Rabbit Hole If I had a bitcoin for every time I’ve heard someone say that, I’d be as rich as Satoshi. The idea of a “rabbit hole”…

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Here Comes the Trump Digital Dollar

Here Comes the Trump Digital Dollar

The Wall Street Journal ran an opinion piece this week that was huge. We’re about to make it yuge. Entitled We Sent a Man to the Moon. We Can Send the Dollar to Cyberspace, the piece was written by two leaders of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Christopher Giancarlo and Daniel Gorfine, where they make the case for a blockchain-based “digital dollar.” In the 1950s, the United States was growing complacent about its technology capabilities,…

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Stablecoins: What They Are and Why They Are Inevitable

Stablecoins: What They Are and Why They Are Inevitable

“PROCEED AS IF SUCCESS IS INEVITABLE.” This quote is attributed to Anonymous, who penned a great many famous sayings. That dude was a genius. I often use this quote when talking about blockchain industry. “Inevitable” is one of my favorite words, because it really does seem to me that in our Internet Age, blockchain—the Internet of Money—is inevitable. In a recent interview, Patrick Harker, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadephia, said that…

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How to Double Stock Market Returns

How to Double Stock Market Returns

When I finished writing my book BLOCKCHAIN FOR EVERYONE last fall, I started a little experiment. The experiment was to see if the book would come true. In the book, I suggested that if everyday investors held a small percentage of bitcoin and altcoins in their portfolio (between 2 and 10 percent), they would see much better returns than investors who invested only in stocks and bonds. It was easy to show this was true…

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10 Reasons Why South Korea Is Leading Blockchain

10 Reasons Why South Korea Is Leading Blockchain

In September 2019, Bitcoin Market Journal hosted a delegation of blockchain leaders from South Korea at our monthly Blockchain Investor Meetup (join our events here). When I visited South Korea earlier this year, I was struck by how far blockchain has evolved in this tech-forward country. Whenever I see success, I try to reverse-engineer the factors that led to that success, so the rest of us can learn – and profit. Here’s what I found….

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Blockchain Investing 101: How to Build Long-Term Wealth in the Digital Asset Markets

Blockchain Investing 101: How to Build Long-Term Wealth in the Digital Asset Markets

Just as the blockchain investing market has evolved, so has our thinking. We are beginning to see several different investing strategies emerge in the digital asset markets. In this guide, you will discover a list of the most promising digital asset investment opportunities, which we will outline below, from easiest to hardest. 1) Buy and Hold The easiest way for new investors to get involved is to simply buy some bitcoin. Using a service like…

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