A lot of guides have been written to describe the basics of bitcoin. They usually start with an analogy around gold and mining, and something called the blockchain. These guides are great, but they often get into the technical weeds and don’t explain why people are investing in bitcoin or why it can change the […]
Bitcoin and ethereum are popular investment options, but it is the underlying blockchain technology that holds real value in the way we can revolutionize big data and transactions over the internet. The potential of blockchain goes well beyond cryptocurrency. It will remain in the fabric of our technological lives and, hence, entrepreneurs should recognize its […]
By any measure, 2017 was an epic year for Crypto, which I define as the confluence of the blockchain, cryptocurrency, decentralization, smart contracts and zero-knowledge proof. Crypto started with a market cap of $18 billion, and finished with a market cap of $600 billion. As epic as 2017 was, 2018 is going to be even […]
I use the term“Crypto” to describe the totality of what’s now possible via the “technologies” blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart contracts and decentralization. On June 29th, 2017, I saw the “Crypto Light”, by which I mean, one instant I saw the world one way, and in the next instant, my whole view of the world changed. One […]
About four months ago, during a conference call I held with four crypto thought leaders, I saw the Crypto light. Some refer to the light as Decentralization. Others call it Blockchain. I refer to it as Crypto. The Crypto light is so shiny, so luminous, I can’t divert my eyes. Over the last four months, I’ve met […]
Lou Kerner postures on why Bitcoin is not in a bubble by drawing a comparison to Amazon from a historical perspective.
It was an epic week in cryptoland, highlighted by the rapid rise in the value of Bitcoin Cash and the innovative and successful ICO of Ox, a decentralized crypto exchange. The total market cap of cryptocurrency tracked by CoinMarketCap stands at $145B, up $5B for the week (thanks Bitcoin Cash). All great stuff, but noise in the long run. What’s […]