Crypto as a Force for Good

by Henrik Andersson March 5, 2019

Image: Index of Economic Freedom As crypto investors we are sometimes faced with the question about the usefulness of crypto. While we believe crypto assets can be the foundation for a new kind of trust infrastructure not just for money but more generally for contracts — we will here think about crypto as a form of money. […]

Happy 10th Birthday Bitcoin

by Henrik Andersson January 3, 2019

Today marks the 10 year anniversary of the launch of the Bitcoin network on January 3, 2009. The network started with what we know refer to as the Genesis block or block 0. Encoded in the Coinbase of this very first transaction is a message: “The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on bring of second bailout for […]

How the Bitcoin Cash Split Unfolded

by Henrik Andersson November 20, 2018

Last week marked one of the most dramatic in crypto markets this year. The split in the Bitcoin Cash network unfolded — it rattled wider crypto markets. First some background: Bitcoin Cash spun out from Bitcoin in August last year through a hard fork. Hard forks are non-backward compatible changes to the underlying protocol. This contrasts with […]

Blockchain vs Crypto

by Tim Johnston November 13, 2018

“I’m big on blockchain, but I’m not so sure about crypto…” …is a comment we’ve been hearing often. There is a great deal of hype around blockchain revolutionising the world. Crypto is a scam, blockchain is robust. Unfortunately, the hype, and this line of thinking, misses the mark. Private blockchains are little more than glorified […]

7 Reasons You Should Definitely Not Invest In Crypto - From a Guy Who Co-Founded A Crypto Fund

by Tim Johnston February 6, 2018

I have spoken to over a thousand investors since launching  in November 2017. Despite meeting a number of savvy investors, many of whom have invested in the Fund, the overwhelming response to crypto has been one of caution and scepticism. By now, I’ve heard just about every response to why you should not invest in […]