Great ideas often have the humblest beginnings, and it’s only after a ‘Eureka!’ moment that many realize their true potential. An excellent example is Avon, one of today’s most popular cosmetics companies, which began as a single door-to-door book salesman named David H. McConnell. McConnell noticed that he made more book sales when offering free samples of perfume to his female customers, and so he decided to drop the books permanently, setting up shop as the California Perfume Company.
Lydian Announces New Investment from Prolific Blockchain Investor, Chris Rouland and announcement of new advisors.
On February 10th, Lydian announced it has obtained a new investment and add two new advisors to its advisory board. Chris Rouland, a serial entrepreneur the founder of Endgame, Bastille Networks and most recently Phosphorus, a prolific blockchain investor, veteran in information security, and holder of a dozen patents related to Cyber Security, has joined Lydian as an investor and advisor. Ageesen Sri, a popular figure in the cryptocurrency community having over six years of experience in the cryptocurrency/blockchain ecosystem has also become a part of the Lydian team.
Starting of initial coin offerings (ICOs) creates a lot of investor interest netting millions of dollars in a relatively short period. That’s a valid reason why new ICOs are rapidly launching one by one, and new tokens emerge every week.
Choosing a project worth investing has become a challenging task that requires knowledge and patience. With this in mind, any potential investor should carefully review ICO offerings they would like to participate. An ICO investment can provide you with outrageous gains, but losses can be monumental as well. Any investment decision depends on a comprehensive appraisal of its present and future potential.
Iran’s citizens are straining under the weight of aggressive financial sanctions as result of its nuclear initiatives. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin provide a circumvention solution.
Even though Bitcoin continues its somewhat volatile price jumps, it is still a desirable asset for investors around the world. Since its phenomenal growth last year, people are buying and holding until it reaches even greater heights.
Bitcoin Is Not Just Something to Hodl Onto
According to The Hill, however, for the citizens of Iran, it is more than just a store of value. Hadi Nemati, a cryptocurrency researcher in Iran working at Blockchain Match, explained:
Hard disk maker Seagate’s stock has risen up to 12% after a report surfaced claiming the company may hold several billion dollars worth of Ripple’s XRP. The report has not been confirmed by either company.
Seagate is best known for their hard disks, offering data storage solutions for a wide range of consumers. A new report, however, suggests the company may soon be known as an early investor in Ripple’s XRP and a pioneer in cryptocurrency.
It’s not clear what Tron is or whether or not it takes its name directly from the science fiction movie. And that confusion extends to the company’s business model. We jump into the grid to explore why Tron’s coin-operated business is more arcade than reality.
The first thing I learned about Tron the crypto company is that it has nothing to do with Tron the movie – or the game – or anything related to Tron. So why is it called Tron?
The United Kingdom has seen an investment slowdown over the drawn-out Brexit process, but one crypto expert says UK firms could use ICOs to overcome this circumstance.
Way back in June 2016, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in a move called Brexit. A newly formed government invoked Article 50 to leave the EU eight months later. While the island nation hasn’t sunk into the sea over Brexit, there has been a slowdown in investments made into UK companies over the lingering confusion and doubt of how, or even if, the actual process will carry out. This has had significant impact, but a crypto expert has come forward and suggested that UK firms could start their own ICOs to overcome this investment slowdown.
Ari Paul, CIO of cryptocurrency hedge fund BlockTower Capital, recently sat down with Business Insider’s Sara Silverstein to discuss the three main risks associated with investing in cryptocurrencies.
1. Investment Risks
The first area of risk, according to Paul, is investment risk, by which he predominantly refers to the volatility of cryptocurrencies. All anyone has to do is take a look at Bitcoin’s performance over the past month to understand what he is talking about. Bitcoin started off the month trading at just under $ 10,000 – a point of tremendous growth in and of itself – and in less than three weeks it more than doubled in value, peaking at just over $ 20,000.
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Welcome to the pilot episode of a brand new series I’m calling ‘Invest With Me!’ a show where I pledge some money to an ICO live on the air with my own money.
This is the recording of the show that was streamed live as it happened. This show attempted to serve both as a demonstration of the process as well as pure education and entertainment.