Crypto & ESG Report

by Cici Lu October 19, 2021

Over the course of 2021, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in crypto has been a strong topic of conversation, particularly in the wake of bitcoin’s strong price movement and increase in global adoption. At Apollo Capital we pay strong attention to ESG within crypto and would like to address concerns over the possible negative externalities […]

The Crypto-Powered Future

by Marc Woodward October 5, 2021

The Crypto-Powered Future is Already Here Investing is essentially an attempt to predict the future by allocating capital to the most promising companies, technologies, or economic models, adjusted for risk tolerance. In December 2003, William Gibson, one of the most influential Cyberpunk authors, wrote ‘The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.” […]

Pendle Finance Report

by Matthew Harcourt September 14, 2021

Apollo Capital has always sought to provide transparent, clear information about the wonderful world of crypto assets. In this 24 page report, we analyse Pendle Finance and the respective sectors of DeFi the project sits under; Yield Tokenisation and Fixed Rates. Pendle Finance leverages the composable nature of DeFi to allow users to trade and receive fixed […]

DeFi Total Value Locked Boom

by Matthew Harcourt September 7, 2021

Over the past few months the crypto asset market has witnessed considerable Total Value Locked (TVL) growth across multiple blockchains. While Ethereum is still the leading DeFi ecosystem by a considerable margin, Layer 1 blockchains such as Binance Smart Chain, Polygon, Solana and Terra have been gaining market share. Smaller investors are continually opting out […]

Crypto Assets Rebound After A Week of Bullish Sentiment

by David Angliss July 27, 2021

Today’s blog post will be covering significant events that have occurred over the past week that are accelerating crypto assets’ quest for mainstream adoption. These were the “B-word” conference organised by the Crypto Council Of Innovation, news from Fidelity Digital regarding institutional demand for crypto exposure and lastly, announcements of Amazon’s new hiring remit for […]

The Era Of The DAO

by Matthew Harcourt July 20, 2021

Decentralised Autonomous Organisations An exciting phenomenon in the crypto world that is currently accelerating is the transition from a central hierarchical structured entity (Web2.0) to a decentralised and flat structured entity (Web3.0). This business structure created as a result is called a Decentralised Autonomous Organizations (DAO). Although DAOs are yet to fully mature (as are […]

Forking Explained

by Henrik Andersson July 13, 2021

Introduction to Forks Similarly to most successful software products, crypto assets require iterations to the code to: Fix issues and bugs in code Add new functionality Increase performance In software, we see this done via downloadable software updates. In the open-source world of crypto, this is done via a process called ‘Forking’. As ‘Layer One’ […]

Investment Highlight: Automata

by Matthew Harcourt June 22, 2021

We would like to thank Deli Gong (Co-Founder ) & Sam Koh (PR & Marketing) from Automata Network for their feedback and contribution to this article. A key talking point in the Ethereum ecosystem is the concept and problem of miner extractable value (MEV). MEV is a relatively new and understudied phenomenon where miners and […]

Bitcoin Hash Rate Drop

by Matthew Harcourt June 21, 2021

For the past month and a half, the Bitcoin hash rate has been dropping at an alarming rate as Chinese miners have been forced to shut down operations following a government crackdown. It is widely known that the Chinese government has always had a negative view on crypto trading but the recent focus on mining […]

Our View on Recent Volatility

by Matthew Harcourt May 25, 2021

Over the past two weeks there has been immense volatility in the crypto markets with Bitcoin and Ethereum correcting -50% and -61% peak-to-trough respectively since the 10th of May. While long term crypto asset investors are no strangers to major corrections, this market wide sell off was particularly brutal. In this article we will outline […]