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Move over ETFs, Bakkt has a bigger Bitcoin story

Earlier this month, ICE also known as Intercontinental Exchange, announced the launch of a new crypto focused company called Bakkt. In what I think...

Wall Street accumulating Bitcoin until ETFs

Bitcoin ETFs have been discussed for months now. Some might even liken them to the pot of gold at the end of the preverbal...

Market Update

Key points Bitcoin $6324.42 - 12.9% Ethereum $197.36 - 33.1% Ripple $0.27 - 22.2% Other (bn) $55,2 - 19.7% Total Marketcap. (bn) $195.4 - 17.9% Percentages reflect the past 7 days   Overview The last week has proven to...

Today in Crypto: September 6th, 2018

State of the Market BTC Market Dominance: 54.5% Overall Market Cap: 205 Billion Crypto is recovering today from a massive day in the red on the 5th. Yesterday...

SocialFlow’s Security Token Offering and Universal Attention Token

Key Points Blockchain: ERC20 Classification: Security Token Function: Equity Circulating Supply: 1,000,000,000 Project Status: Ongoing Total Supply: 1,000,000,000 Market cap: $25,000,000 USD Consensus Algorithm:...

Ark Ecosystem (ARK) – Summary Report

Blockchain: Proprietary Token Classification: Utility token, Tokenized Security Function: Interoperable Blockchain Project Status: Functioning Consensus Algorithm: Delegated Proof of Stake ICO: Nov. 7th, 2016 Report Date: April 7th, 2018 Whitepaper Coinmarketcap Ark is...

Why Anthony Pompliano’s Prediction of a 2 Year Bear Market Is...

I read an article from CCN today about how Anthony Pompliano has revised his predictions from a $50k BTC EOY to now predicting a multi-year...

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Accumulate Bitcoin and Altcoins

Find Where You Stand Time in the market beats timing the market. The more volatile the market, the truer this statement becomes. Bitcoin's current range,...

The Bitmex Maintenance Pump was Common Sense

The Setup For the past ten days or so, if you had your ear to the markets at all, you certainly would have heard people...

Ethereum: The Venture Capital Death Spiral pt 1

Background What happens to all the ETH backed projects which didn't cash out enough post token sale to fund a long enough runway? A few...

Basic Attention Token (BAT) – Full Report

Key Points Blockchain: Ethereum Classification: Utility Token Function: Advertising Project Status: Gemini Circulating Supply: 1,000,000,000 Total Supply: 1,500,000,000 Market cap: $165,862,813 USD Exchanges: Binance, Bittrex,...

Is Bitcoin headed to $3k or $17k?

Technical analysis (TA) is used to evaluate and identify opportunities through analysis of previous trading activity, such as price movement and volume. TA is...

Cryptocurrency Market Update July 2018

Each month Ironwood publishes a Market Update. The July edition covers: The Pattern of Patterns — how will this analysis play out for Bitcoin? Bullish Wolfe Wave...

Crypto by the Mile

VeChain CEO Sunny Lu was eager to announce the new project Cahrenheit earlier this week. Cahrenheit is focused on solving the massive Information asymmetry...

Bitcoin Singularity

Bitcoin looks to be forming a legitimate surge this week with a strong bull flag forming and with BTC being up almost 18% over...

ETFs and Rumors of ETFs

In our previous article about ETFs our CEO Michael Strutton analyzed how the creation of one could easily bring the value of BTC up to...

Dirt Off Your Shoulders

Perspective on emerging technologies have a history of being surrounded by critics A rather well-known computer network engineer once commented that cryptocurrencies as a whole...

Centralized vs. Decentralized: The Best (and worst) of Both Worlds

Since its inception in 2008, blockchain continues to be a source of groundbreaking solutions and possibilities. The concept of a decentralized system (i.e. Bitcoin)...

The Four-Story-Cycle: FUD, Hacking, Price Movement, Hype

Has anyone asked themselves what the point of media is in the cryptocurrency sector? Look around. All you will see is the same stories...

Wanchain – (WAN) – Summary Report

Blockchain: Proprietary Classification: Utility Token Function: Financial Ecosystem Project Status: Functioning Circulating Supply: 106,152,493 Total Supply: 210,000,000 Exchanges: Binance, Huobi, KuCoin, Bitbns Consensus Algorithm: Proof-Of-Work (POW); moving to Proof-Of-Stake (POS) eventually ICO:...

Wanchain – (WAN) – Full Report

Wanchain – (WAN) - Full Report Blockchain: Proprietary Classification: Utility Token Function: Financial Ecosystem Project Status: Functioning Circulating Supply: 106,152,493 Total Supply: 210,000,000 Exchanges: Binance, Huobi, KuCoin, Bitbns Consensus Algorithm: Proof-Of-Work (POW);...

The IRS Goes International for Crypto

Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) On July 2nd, 2018, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States tax authorities established...

Facebook Reversal of Crypto Advertising Ban

In a surprise twist, Facebook has reversed its rules on cryptocurrency-based ads. Facebook implemented the original rule in January 2018 to ban advertisements for...

Cryptocurrencies for Campaign Funding: US Senate Candidate receives $130,000 Bitcoin Donation

A GOP candidate running for US Senate in the state of Missouri is making big splashes in politics for a Bitcoin donation he received. On...

How ETFs can bring Bitcoin over $35K

What are Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and why do they matter? According to Investopedia, an ETF is a marketable security that tracks an index,...

Win for Decentralization — “ETH not a security”, says SEC

In a move that caught the bear market off-guard, the SEC announced that despite the framework through which Ethereum may have raised its initial...

iExec (RLC) –  Full Report

iExec (RLC) -  Full Report

SEC Chairman Reiterates ICOs Are Securities, Bitcoin Is Not.

In an interview, today on CNBC, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton made it clear they won’t bend the rules for cryptocurrency when...

AMA with Horizon State Co-Founder Jamie Skella

https://youtu.be/WjtVqwIKUuA June 5th, Ironwood Research Group hosted an AMA with Jamie Skella, Co-Founder of Horizon State, an Australian blockchain company that is bringing undeniable confidence...

SEC names a new ICO Sheriff

The SEC today names Valerie A. Szczepanik Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation. Szczepanik was also named Associate Director in Division of Corporation...

Raiden Network (RDN) – Summary Report

Blockchain: Ethereum Classification: Utility Function: Off-chain Payments Project Status: In development Circulating Supply: 50,168,936 RDN Total Supply: 100,000,000 RDN Whitepaper Coinmarketcap As of: 2018.06.02 The Raiden Network is an open source, trustless, fast,...

Ironwood’s Hidden Gem #478

Decision Token (HST) – Technical Report Blockchain: Ethereum Classification: ERC-20 Token Function: Transparent Voting Platform Project status: Working Product Circulating supply: 32,025,998 HST Total supply: 48,240,070 HST Market cap: $20,997,173 USD Exchanges:...

Ironwood’s Hidden Gem #478

This report is only available for premium subscribers. Ironwood publishes Summary Reports and limited Full Reports for the general public. Certain crypto assets we deem...

Verge (XVG) — Full Report

Blockchain: Proprietary Classification: Currency Function: Privacy Coin Project Status: Functioning Circulating Supply: 14,921,761,167 XVG Total Supply: 16,555,000,000 XVG Market cap: $1,012,047,561 USD Exchanges: Binance, Bittrex, Upbit Consensus Algorithm: Multi-algorithm Proof-of-Work Whitepaper Coinmarketcap As of 05.26.2018 Verge Currency is a cryptocurrency with a focus on the...

Never-Frozen Blockchains — AMB and MOD

For those of you who spend time in our Discord, you’ll know I strongly encourage coins that have substantial real-world uses that are simple...

Marketplace Economics

Marketplace Economics — B.T. Perhaps the most significant criticism I see of crypto is the platform itself, how it operates or how exactly we’re going to...

Protecting Your Privacy

Photo credit: https://unsplash.com/photos/yekGLpc3vro It seems appropriate that the author of ‘1984’ was a British citizen. George Orwell must have seen how easily the great British...

Atonomi Whitelist Open

Atonomi is a security protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT). The base technology for their token offering is developed by its parent company...

Protected: Ironwood’s Hidden Gem #5465

ChainLink Tech Report Blockchain: Ethereum, Bitcoin, and Hyperledger (support for all smart contract blockchains planned) Classification: Utility Token, ERC-667 Function: Connect off-chain data triggers to...

Ark Ecosystem (ARK) – Full Report

Ark Ecosystem (ARK) - Full Report

Ironwood’s Hidden Gem #777

This report is only available for premium subscribers. Ironwood publishes Summary Reports and limited Full Reports for the general public. Certain crypto assets we deem...

Ironwood’s Hidden Gem #8722

This report is only available for premium subscribers. Ironwood publishes Summary Reports and limited Full Reports for the general public. Certain crypto assets we deem...

Ironwood’s Hidden Gem #2864

This report is only available for premium subscribers. Ironwood publishes Summary Reports and limited Full Reports for the general public. Certain crypto assets we deem...

Ironwood Review of Octominer B8PLUS

Octominer B8PLUS is a specialized motherboard designed for GPU mining. https://octominer.com/ Specifications: Onboard Intel® Celeron® Processor 3855U 2x DDR4L SO-DIMM 8x PCIE 16X Slot(16x Form Factor, 1x...

Dragon Chain (DRGN) – Summary Report

Blockchain: Ethereum Classification: Utility Token Function: Commercial Platform Project status: Functioning Consensus algorithm: PoW ICO: 2017.10.02 Published: 02–25–2018 Coinmarketcap Whitepaper Architecture Dragonchain was created to provide blockchain architecture for entities who wish to keep their data private while also entirely taking...

Dragon Chain (DRGN) – Full Report

Dragon Chain (DRGN) - Full Report

iExec (RLC) –  Summary Report

Blockchain: Ethereum Function: Cloud computing Classification: ERC-20 Circulating supply: 79,070,793 Total supply: 86,999,785 Market cap: $111,832,195 USD Exchanges: Bancor Network, Binance, Bitfinex, Bittrex, Gate.io, Gatecoin, HitBTC, Liqui, Livecoin, Radar Relay, Upbit ICO:...