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Chainlink Hits ATH $50 — Will It Double This Cycle?

7 May 2021 2 minute read 2 comments NYC Adriana

Chainlink hit an all time high of $50 yesterday, rising by some 40% in the previous week alone. It is now just outside of the top ten most capitalized cryptocurrencies, with a market cap of almost $20 billion. An impressive feat, given that the LINK...

The Difference Between Coins vs Tokens — An Easy Guide

4 May 2021 1 minute read 2 comments NYC Adriana

Cryptocurrency has two forms: coins and tokens. While both can be bought on exchanges and stored together in the same crypto wallet, they are not quite the same thing. The main difference being that although either can act as a form of payment, a coi...

Why These Leading Economists Loathe Crypto

2 May 2021 3 minute read 4 comments NYC Adriana

Since the birth of Bitcoin in 2008, there has been no shortage of skeptical economists weighing in on the future of the cryptocurrency. Within the crypto world, their commentary is usually met with a gleeful disdain. But are we right to ignore them e...

The Booming Polkadot Ecosystem and Its Top Tokens

1 May 2021 4 minute read 2 comments NYC Adriana

Polkadot’s native coin DOT has quickly risen to become one of the largest cryptocurrencies. In step with this, the sheer number of projects to emerge in the wider Polkadot ecosystem has been nothing short of dizzying.  In simple terms, Polkadot is a...

Top 5 Altcoin Gainers This Week

26 Apr 2021 2 minute read 2 comments NYC Adriana

As the crypto market has struggled this week, I was curious to see what the top 5 gaining altcoins have been over the past 7 days. According to, these are the fastest risers—and what a bizarre list it is. You may have already guess...

Is Audius the Next Spotify?

25 Apr 2021 2 minute read 4 comments NYC Adriana

Audius (AUDIO) is an Ethereum-based streaming app looking to take on Spotify and Apple Music by offering artists a fairer deal. Since October last year its price rose from $0.044 to a high of $4.95 last month. While it has since dipped to around $2,...

Crypto Is a Bro Fest (and That's a Problem)

22 Apr 2021 2 minute read 3 comments NYC Adriana

From crypto forums to the leading YouTube personalities, it’s impossible to deny that the field is still very much a boys’ club. As one female investor put it, “I can’t take the Reddit subs anymore because most of the blogs are full of testosterone-s...

Bitcoin Below 50% Dominance — Hello Alt Season?

22 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments NYC Adriana

Bitcoin’s overall market dominance dipped under 50% today versus altcoins. This marks a 20% drop from its market share at the start of 2021 and the first time in 3 years it has broken through the support level. Based on historical behavior, when Bitc...