…or how to not get a heart attack on the way to the moon

Having been in the crypto space for some time I get asked frequently what the best investment strategy in crypto is. While there are many different strategies to apply as with every investment there is a…

Topics that will dominate the headlines in this very special year for crypto.

The year 2020 will be one for the books in the crypto world. Institutional adoption kicked off with multiple hundred-million-dollar investments in Bitcoin by prominent companies such as MicroStrategy and Square. The narrative of Bitcoin switched from speculative asset to store of value and hedge against fiat inflation during the…

You probably did not know.

Even though the world’s first cryptocurrency has been around for twelve years, there are still many facts about Bitcoin unknown by many. This seems ironic as the nature of Bitcoin and the underlying blockchain technology is transparency. …

The sentiment in the crypto space is similar to the boom and following bubble of 2017/2018 but there are some major differences

In the last two months, Bitcoin’s price rose from around USD 10k per Bitcoin to a new all-time high of around USD 19,8k. …

A crypto bank is not a contradiction but an enabler for making crypto assets mainstream and crossing the chasm of new technologies

Last year the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority granted full Swiss banking licenses to two crypto projects. These “crypto banks” (one of them is Sygnum which I am a part of) were the first in the world to be regulatory compliant to offer traditional banking services such as brokerage, custody…

During the current pandemic, Bitcoin is often compared to gold but it is very different from it, five major differences and their implications

Even before the current COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting financial recession, many commentators put Bitcoin in the same basket with gold. The reason for this is their shared reputation as safe heaven assets and their supposedly anti-cyclic behavior to the equity markets.

People use to call Bitcoin the digital gold…

Times change fast in the crypto and blockchain space. While in the last years many people (inclusive myself) were talking about the added value of blockchain implementation and revolutionary business models. There were few realized projects on the market and not many people were using them.

By now many projects…

Three arguments why investing in Bitcoin is the right choice for companies and why they should follow MicroStaretgy’s example.

Last week MicroStrategy, the world’s largest business intelligence company worth over $1.2 billion, announced that it had bought 21,454 Bitcoins worth approximately $250 million. This purchase was symbolic on multiple levels. First, MicroStrategy’s decision to keep its reserve in Bitcoin rather than in fiat is a clear vote of confidence…

Had I known at the beginning of my crypto journey, I would have saved a lot of sweat, tears, and bitcoins.

The crypto space is currently booming. After the so-called “crypto winter” in 2019 the industry is back in the spotlight with interesting use cases such as DeFi applications and the recent rise of Bitcoin over USD 10,000.

As in the past, when prices increase, many newbies want to enter the…

This blockchain glossary will get you familiar with some of the most important terms in the cryptocurrency & blockchain space.

Bitcoin’s latest block reward halving brought crypto and blockchain back to mainstream attention. If you already do not understand some of the terms used in the first sentence you will at the end of this blog.

When I started to develop my passion for blockchain technology I did not understand…

Darius Moukhtarzade

Swiss blockchain & crypto enthusiast with working experience from startups to corporates in blockchain technology. Thankful being present from the beginning.

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