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What Does Hodl Mean?

What Does Hodl Mean?

“Hodl,” but in English “Invest for the long term.” It is the most basic financial adage on the planet. It is even the principle your 401(k) is built around. Invest a small amount now and keep consistently investing small amounts, and as your tiny seeds of money grow, by the […]

Training Workshops at Blockchain West

Training Workshops at Blockchain West

As part of our training programs for the world of New Finance, Bitcoin Market Journal has partnered with the Blockchain West conference to bring two deep-dive workshop sessions on blockchain and cryptocurrency investing to the Bay Area. Join us on March 26, 2018 for the workshops, and then attend the […]

Two Words That Drive the Value of ICOs

Two Words That Drive the Value of ICOs

Investor confidence. That’s it. That’s the whole ball of wax. The average Initial Coin Offering raises about $11.5 million, according to our analysis of over 750 ICOs.[1] But where does that value come from? This is a question that fascinates and perplexes me. How do founding teams, often with no […]

What Does “Proof of Work” Mean?

What Does “Proof of Work” Mean?

You likely remember high school math and being told to “show our work.” It was not just that you had to get the right answer. You had to show the teacher that you understood the process. Who knew that, years later, you would be asked the same question about mining […]

What Does “Trustless” Mean?

What Does “Trustless” Mean?

You might not often think about the system that underlies how you spend money. If you do think about it, in every transaction, there is a middleman you trust. You swipe a card, and the card processor handles the transaction, protecting both you and the merchant against fraud. You write […]

Why a Call for Clarity Is in Order in the Crypto Space

Why a Call for Clarity Is in Order in the Crypto Space

The amount of news coming out of the bitcoin space has calmed down a bit since the recent price correction, but there were still two vitally important stories you have to know about from this week. First, the conversation around the negative effects altcoins made through bitcoin hard forks can […]

MeetnGreetMe ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

MeetnGreetMe ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

The Quick Pitch Founded in 2014, MeetnGreetMe is a global ecosystem where every traveler can request services tailored to their travel needs and budget. The services are delivered by resourceful local people and paid for via a blockchain-enabled, peer-to-peer payment system. The token on the MeetnGreetMe platform is the WelcomeCoin, […]

Cappasity ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

Cappasity ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

The augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) market is expected to enjoy robust growth over the next several years. However, certain obstacles – namely, a lack of high-quality AR/VR content, the substantial cost of developing such content, and concerns about copyright protection – could hamper this expansion. The Quick Pitch […]

Lamden Tau ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

Lamden Tau ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

The Quick Pitch Lamden is a suite of developer tools that speed up the process of creating new and custom blockchains and apps. The Lamden Tau token connects these new projects together and with mainchain cryptocurrencies. The Lamden ICO began on December 1, 2017, and ended on January 3, 2018. The […]

What Is a Bitcoin Mining Pool?

What Is a Bitcoin Mining Pool?

Imagine, for a moment, you have been hired to destroy a shed and haul off the debris. You could strike out on your own with a sledgehammer and a crowbar, drag all that wood into the back of a truck, and drive it to the dump. Wouldn’t it be more […]