Why is Bitcoin the USD of the Cryptocurrency Space?

In the world of fiat money, the USD reigns supreme. Since 1944, the USD has been the main currency against which all other currencies are pegged, with the dollar officially replacing the gold standard in 1971. In much the same way, the cryptocurrency space has its own anchor currency, and currently this role is filled by Bitcoin—but is that really […]

Countries that are Leading the Crypto Movement

It’s been an extraordinary year for cryptocurrency, and we’re only just heading into Q2. There has been impressive growth in cryptocurrency companies and altcoin valuations, while new and more exciting applications of blockchain have been discovered and suggested from innovators worldwide. As it’s become clear that cryptocurrencies are not just a passing trend, —but rather a lasting shift in the […]

What Can We Learn from the History of Gold?

Who decides the value of money? Within the traditional financial institution of foreign currency exchange, the American dollar is considered highly valuable, owing in large part to the fact that most financial transactions and international trade is done in USD. As such, countries that do a lot of business with the U.S. choose to peg their currencies to the dollar, […]

Grit Capital Interviews Cale Moodie, CEO of Neptune Dash

Neptune Dash (DASH-V, $0.30, $23MMCAP) “Upside to CRYPTO without the downside of CAPEX” Grit Capital interviewed Cale Moodie the CEO today and here are 5 reasons why we like this company: 1. Own the Master not the Mining: they don’t mine. They own MasterNodes that earn ~8% yield (“DASHFLOW”). They are self-sustaining at this point don’t need to raise more […]

Karl Marx Predicted Cryptocurrencies 150 Years Ago

Let’s be clear: Karl Marx did not explicitly predict cryptocurrencies in the way that Leonardo da Vinci conceptualized the precursor of the helicopter—you won’t find a Marx notebook with an early sketch of blockchain technology. But still, the parallels are striking. If you pay enough attention, you’ll see that the evolution of political and economic structures touted by Marxist theory […]

A Q2 Cryptocurrency Market Update

In the fast-moving world of cryptocurrency, even the most hardcore crypto enthusiast can have trouble following every significant event—let alone the average investor. It’s been a turbulent and exciting time for cryptocurrencies, particularly as governing bodies worldwide respond to the influx of altcoins. To help you stay up to speed, we’ve put together a recap of the big crypto market […]

Traditional Investment Lessons to Apply to Cryptocurrency

Investing in the dynamic cryptocurrency space can be very exciting for retail investors. Yet while many recognize the immense potential altcoins can bring to their portfolios, many others are still daunted by the space and unclear about how investing in cryptocurrency differs from other types of investments. There are fewer differences between cryptocurrency and “traditional” investments than retail investors may […]