• Funding news for Instamojo and Whiz.ai, OYO Rooms & Big Brother, Ethereum and Grin

    Instamojo raises a series B, whiz.ai closes their seed round, OYO Rooms shares guest details with authorities, Ethereum bug pushes Constantinople again. Grin ups the ante in the privacy coin game. I want to dedicate this song by They Might Be Giants to the Ethereum community: YouTube Apple Music Related Posts:Bitcoin and Crypto Resources For BeginnersLow Volatility, Low Yield in Stocks Fuel Bitcoin and AltcoinsInvestStream – Our New PodcastInvestStream US-India Episode 1Don’t Believe the [Technical Analysis] Hype!

  • InvestStream – Our New Podcast

    A few weeks ago, my friend Harjit, and I decided to start recording our conversations about the economy, startups, and tech in the US and India and sharing it with people that may be interested. We are calling this podcast InvestStream. We’ve done two episodes so far and plan to do it weekly. We’ve discussed everything from market stats to central bank monetary policy to fund raises by startups to where the blockchain and cryptocurrency worlds may be headed. We would love some honest, critical feedback on this experiment and what we can do to improve it. We are still playing with the format and we could really use your…

  • Don’t Believe the [Technical Analysis] Hype!

    tl;dr: Read a lot and educate yourself and don’t think technical analysis alone will make you rich. Related Posts:Bitcoin and Crypto Resources For BeginnersLow Volatility, Low Yield in Stocks Fuel Bitcoin and AltcoinsFunding news for Instamojo and Whiz.ai, OYO Rooms & Big Brother, Ethereum and GrinInvestStream – Our New PodcastMarket Turmoil and Basic Economics

  • Bitcoin and Crypto Resources For Beginners

    I was first introduced to Bitcoin by Vaishali when it was around $30 per BTC. Like most people, I brushed it off as another open source project trying to solve digital payments that was likely to fail. When BTC reached $100 a few months later, I thought maybe it was time to learn about Bitcoin and blockchain . Unfortunately, in 2013, it was very difficult to find people who knew about Bitcoin and online resources were just as difficult to find. In 2017, it seems the problem of finding the right resources isn’t much easier. Even though, there are many people writing about Bitcoin and crypto, it is still hard…

  • Low Volatility, Low Yield in Stocks Fuel Bitcoin and Altcoins

    There’s been no shortage of news about the surge in Bitcoin and some of the altcoins (alternative crypto currencies) in 2017. Japan allowing Bitcoins for transactions was a big factor in fueling the demand for Bitcoin as well as increasing odds that other countries, most notably South Korea, may follow suit. However, there’s an additional factor that is driving up the demand and speculation in Bitcoin and other altcoins. A low volatility and low yield stock market is forcing many people to look elsewhere for volatility and higher yields. More funds are looking at cryptocurrencies as a place to take on more risk for the higher yield. More traders are…