The Securities and Exchange Commission isn’t just coming after blockchain startups and ICOs. It also has its eye on cryptocurrency markets, which shouldn’t be a surprise. After all, it’s right in the agency’s name. The SEC regulates both the sale and the trade of qualifying financial products, a mandate which […]
As a new investment type, ICOs demand a new way to be evaluated. At BMJ, we use a time-tested scorecard. We explain in detail — and offer it to you FREE to download.
When investing in an ICO, consider the industry sector where it wants to play. Why? Some verticals are riper for blockchain applications and their disruptive impact. We name the places where you’re more likely to pluck a juicy ROI.
Anyone who has tried to compare and contrast different crypto assets has likely taken a look at the market cap metric, which was originally made popular by websites like CoinMarketCap.com. While this is often viewed as the key data point to consider when ranking the top crypto assets on the […]
ICOs trace their roots back to the IPO — the Initial Public Offering. Both are transparent investment offerings. But that’s as far as any comparison goes. John Hargrave offers a quick tutorial on this groundbreaking startup investment option.
We’re all familiar with loyalty programs. Use this card for this purchase, fill out this survey, shop this sale, click this link, and we collect points, or bonus bucks, or whatever companies call the little tokens we accumulate in the course of basic commerce. You probably have five or six […]
What if a corporation could think for itself? Without humans to make the mistakes that have brought many a business down?> As a Distributed Autonomous Organization it can.
Now that U.S. regulators are clarifying their stance, the use of ICOs as a funding alternative could become more costly — and limited. But will the change also choke innovation in the blockchain and decentralized sciences? Read on for a closer look.
The bitcoin price has been on a wild ride ever since the first coins were made available for trade. Although the price has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the years, the long-term trend has been upward — at least up to this point. But what has […]
“Blockchain” has become a buzzword, and like any buzzword, it can be misused. Bitcoin Market Journal Publisher John Hargrave discusses three very different blockchain uses. Watch to get a feel for when blockchain technology is a difference maker meant to enrich investors and not just smoke to separate them from their money.