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Cryptoeconomics

Links to the best articles, videos and podcasts about Cryptoeconomics.

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THE EVOLVING ROLE OF CRYPTO INVESTORS

"Crypto is a fundamentally new asset class that combines attributes of existing assets (early stage equity, commodities, public equity, currencies). Most notably, this charge has been led by tech VCs, who typically invest in startup equity. While VCs can create alpha by providing value in traditional company building, there are many new ways to create alpha in this unique asset class."

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Blockchain Ownership & Crypto Anticommons

"What’s behind any digital token, asset, or contract is a package of rights — how we assign and interpret these rights is at the heart of blockchain governance"

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6 Questions to ask a Crypto Fund — Before You Take their Money

"How to Properly Diligence Investors"

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Prediction markets

Crypto Asset Report

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Why crypto networks will eat the SaaS industry

"This post explores commoditization cycles and models for software delivery by looking at the threat properly incentivized crypto networks pose to the Software-as-a-Service industry."

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The 10 minute Guide to Investing in Crypto for Family Offices

"In this article I will attempt to provide an overview that is readable in 10 minutes or less on the current crypto market with a lens towards how a CIO in a family office would want it detailed."

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How To Fund Your Crypto Project — The Right Way

"So how do you raise the cash you need?"

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Crypto Market Cap: An In-Depth Review & Survey Of Emerging Alternatives

"This piece is a guide to the metric that dominates discussions of value in cryptocurrencies: market capitalization."

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Enter the Crypto Idea Maze

"The way to resolve the dissonance is to forget the familiar narratives, and instead to examine: the novel features of the technology, who the core customers are, who is failing to serve them now and why there can be a compelling new product today. Let’s enter the crypto idea maze."

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Detailed Report Into The Cryptocurrency Exchange Industry (From CryptoCompare)

Abstract: We present an in depth report into the cryptocurrency exchange ecosystem. The market is broken down by almost all the possible characteristics (Exchange type, exchange region and trading pairs). The robustness and authenticity of exchanges are evaluated using metrics such as web traffic, average trade sizes, order book depth, security polices and price reliability. The report was produced by CryptoCompare and uses the CryptoCompare’s Aggregate Pricing Index (the CCCAGG), for much of the analysis.

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A NEW MODEL FOR TOKEN DISTRIBUTION

"One of the most important but least discussed measures of decentralization is the distribution of tokens, or in other words the concentration of wealth within an ecosystem. The concentration of wealth in a given ecosystem can be quantified using the Gini coefficient. The higher the Gini coefficient, the more concentrated the wealth."

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Productive Capital in Cryptonetworks

"While investment capital can ultimately be converted into productive capital, the two are not synonymous, and value doesn’t always make the leap from investment capital → productive capital. Sometimes investment capital can waste away on balance sheets like unused kindling. The question comes down to who is first prioritized, the supply-side that installs the productive capital or the investors that float the investment capital?"

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Analyzing token sale data for smart contract protocols

"this article will look at the token sales of Ethereum, EOS, & Tezos and analyze the data, especially from an equity perspective."

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On Cryptocurrency Communities

"Unlike writing code, building a community is difficult to codify. Community is soft and requires an understanding of the whims of people rather than algorithms and mathematical proofs."

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Cryptoassets Taskforce: fnal report

"The joint HM Treasury-Financial Conduct Authority-Bank of England Cryptoassets Taskforce report sets out the UK’s approach to cryptoassets and distributed ledger technology in financial services."

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Crypto borrowing and staking networks

"As decentralized staking networks continue to develop and proliferate, it is interesting to consider their impact on other areas of the crypto economy. One area where the vocation of staking is bound to have an impact is cryptoasset borrowing."

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Reimagining Trusted Intermediaries

"In the midst of crypto-mania, we believe it important to focus on the utility behind the hype: Blockchain is software that allows us to reimagine trusted intermediaries. Cryptocurrencies are one of the first killer applications. Cryptocurrencies are reimagining the world’s most successful means to transmit trust: money."

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Engaging In Cryptonetworks

"Ever since the first cryptonetwork, Bitcoin, was created, investors have had the opportunity to earn returns by engaging in the network. In Bitcoin’s case, that was done by mining the network, effectively powering it."

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