Jeremy Epstein - Mostly Bitcoinhttp://www.mostlybitcoin.comAn aggregator of news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.en-usCopyright (C) 2017 Mostly Bitcoin VentureBeat: No CEO needed: These blockchain platforms will let ‘the crowd’ run startupsBack in May, I wrote about the concept of DAOs, decentralized autonomous organizations capable of running themselves thanks to blockchain technology — no CEO or C-Suite needed. At the time I was…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/37138Sun, 03 Dec 2017 12:10:21 -0800
VentureBeat: A new layer of blockchain tech is emerging: inter-chain mediatorsIn the beginning was Bitcoin, the only blockchain we thought we’d need. Then Ethereum came along and launched us into a multi-blockchain world. Since then we’ve seen many new blockchains emerge with…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/36055Sun, 05 Nov 2017 10:25:02 -0800
VentureBeat: How blockchain promises to speed up tech evolutionThe blockchain space has been innovating at an incredible pace over the past year. The total number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) was probably less than 10. If someone had told you that insurance…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/35485Sun, 15 Oct 2017 09:33:58 -0700
VentureBeat: Facebook’s coming blockchain problemMuch has been written about the Russia-Facebook advertising scandal of 2017. The episode has revealed the first (and maybe only) achilles heel for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. His profit-making…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/35359Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:10:24 -0700
VentureBeat: Why I’m happy I lost $1000 on SiaCoinAbout 15 months or so ago, I bought some SiaCoin using Bitcoin. At the time, it was about $140 worth. Today, thanks to Bitcoin’s rise, it would be worth about $1,000. But I lost mine, thanks to Sia’s…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/34943Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:41:10 -0700
VentureBeat: What Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ tells us about the state of blockchainThe proliferation of blockchain startups and their mammoth ICOs show there’s a lot of interest in decentralizing applications and services. And though it’s an oxymoron, we’re now seeing a few…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/34434Sun, 10 Sep 2017 13:05:00 -0700
VentureBeat: Want blockchain success? Developers, developers, developersThere is a classic video of Steve Ballmer at a Microsoft company meeting going absolutely crazy, covered in sweat, screaming “Developers! Developers! Developers!” Many will say Ballmer did not do much…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/34099Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:10:53 -0700
VentureBeat: Think crypto tokens aren’t ready for prime time? Overstock and Fidelity beg to differOne of the questions I get most often about Bitcoin or any other crypto asset is, “Okay, but what can you actually BUY with it?” Sure, for a while you could go to Vaultoro and buy some gold or go on…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/33693Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:56:07 -0700
VentureBeat: When blockchain meets big data, the payoff will be hugeIf there is a “sweet spot” for blockchain, it will likely be the ability to turn insights and questions into assets. Blockchains will give you greater confidence in the integrity of the data you see.…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/33373Sun, 30 Jul 2017 12:10:54 -0700
VentureBeat: SEC to blockchain community: You are now regulatedThere are singular moments where you know for a fact that the world will no longer be the same afterwards. While not on par with some far more consequential events in history, today’s SEC ruling,…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/33263Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:13:13 -0700
VentureBeat: Why Ethereum’s price is droppingAnyone following the cryptocurrency market over the past few months has seen the spectacular rise and pretty dramatic fall of the value of an Ether. The currency rose from the $100 range to the $400…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/33014Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:10:31 -0700
VentureBeat: Why blockchains fail and decentralization succeedsWith all of the excitement around blockchain technology, it’s easy to think what we have now is the foundation for the next wave. Yet, it’s worth remembering we are still in the early stages. The…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/32600Sun, 18 Jun 2017 10:25:42 -0700
VentureBeat: Here’s how we start to stabilize Bitcoin, EthereumNews of Bitcoin and Ethereum is everywhere these days. The two cryptocurrencies have had returns over the past year that make a big-time hedge fund manager look like he’s running a lemonade stand in…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/32595Sat, 17 Jun 2017 14:33:59 -0700
Bitcoin Magazine: Op Ed: The Future Is Bright — for 3 Out of 4 Blockchain-Based StartupsAs decentralized startups enter the next phase, making the investment in marketing earlier rather than later is the wise way to go.

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/32530Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:30:12 -0700
VentureBeat: This was a big week for blockchainI just spent four days at two of the most important conferences in the emerging blockchain/crypto-currency space. One was Consensus. The other Token Summit. I had about 100 conversations with people…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/32282Sat, 27 May 2017 14:33:34 -0700