Alternative Investing

Alternative Investing

This blog will explore ideas, news, and other interesting information related to alternative investing. Though we may discuss general macro finance, investing, economic issues and even more traditional investments like equities, bonds, and RE - the main focus will be on other options such as crowdfunding, crypto, collectibles, and more.


Hanging Out In Tezotopia

28 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments davidgyoung

Found our way inside Tezotopia - just mere days after actually touching NFTs for the first time ever.  Never would have predicted this say as recent as a month ago.  We aren't even "gamers" or inclined to participate in video games per se.  Our inter...

First Impressions of Using Tezos, Rarible, and Temple Wallet

24 Feb 2022 1 minute read 2 comments davidgyoung

Finally caved in.  Of course we heard about NFTs for some time now and never doubted their validity or existence, but we certainly had no idea how to mint one or any true feeling or perception about what they are, could be, or are meant to be  . . ....

Bitcoin Locked In Lightning Network Reaches All Time High

24 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments davidgyoung

Crypto markets have had a rough ride stuck within a wide trading range for the last few months, and many people seeking rapid fire quick gains with little effort are crying and demanding answers.  Interestingly enough, during this time we are witness...

Time To Substantially Add To Tezos Position

17 Jan 2022 3 minute read 2 comments davidgyoung

We are looking to aggressively add to our Tezos position over the next 90 days or so and of course always reserve the right to alter course or change direction.  Full Disclosure: we are long from $1.81-$1.96 where we built 95% of our position and hav...

Tezos Keeps Chugging Along - Quick Update and Review

1 Jan 2022 2 minute read 1 comment davidgyoung

As we close out 2021 and enter 2022 in the world of crypto, Tezos the coin and Tezos the chain continue to remain off the front page so to speak and out of the limelight for the most part.  From an investment standpoint as we pursue asymmetric opport...

Is The Fed Preparing Bitcoin To Catch The Fallout From Collapsing Bubbles?

22 Dec 2021 4 minute read 2 comments davidgyoung

We haven't been very active in 'traditional' financial markets in recent years.  In fact, the last move of significance we made was in December of 2018 to go long again US equities.  Oh yeah, this was right after the Fed tried to hint at tightening/t...

Liquid Piston Appears To Be Raising Again On StartEngine

19 Dec 2021 1 minute read 2 comments davidgyoung

Liquid Piston recently deployed a new Test the Waters page at StartEngine which is an option firms can use prior to initiating a formal raise.  We are monitoring closely to observe progress and consider further potential investment as we got involved...

Bitcoin City In El Salvador Hits Most Major Pain Points Of The Establishment

22 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments davidgyoung

Want to live without essentially paying any taxes?  Great, move to Bitcoin City and dive right in and immerse yourself. We understand it's not necessarily that easy.  Jumping ship and moving to another country involves a lot of moving pieces, and who...

Miami and Reno - Crypto Bails Out Corrupt and Useless Politicians?

13 Nov 2021 2 minute read 2 comments davidgyoung

For the record - we detest politics.  However, since COVID we are forced to perhaps pay closer attention given how tyrannical things have become vis a vis individual liberties, freedom, and personal choice.  Pushing strictly politics aside, we can't...

Carbon Credit Marketplace Built On Tezos

10 Nov 2021 2 minute read 2 comments davidgyoung

Naturally, no pun intended, Cambridge University has selected Tezos as the foundation for its emerging marketplace designed to trade carbon credits in support of UN Climate Change agendas.   The Cambridge Centre For Carbon Credits plans to use a comb...