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The world’s most evil companies

Big business is known to be bad, but these businesses were/are just downright evil. Here’s a list of the world’s most evil companies to ever exist (as seen on Reddit) 10. Chevron Chevron was found guilty in South America and were ordered to pay. The lawyer who represented the victims is currently sitting in jail […]

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Best times for cheap Ethereum transaction gas fees

With network activity rising and ETH’s price above $4K, there are very few days where transaction fees are less than $30. With fees on the rise you may be wondering when’s the best time to complete your Ethereum transaction Examining the data on Ethereum’s chain block-by-block basis suggests there conducting transactions early on weekend days […]

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Why you should delete all your trading apps

According to Warren Buffet, the secret to investing is simple: Start early Avoid losses Your greatest friend is compound interest If you start with $5,000, invest $100 per month and consistently return 13% year over year you will see returns of over $350,000 in 20 years. This is some serious wealth growth, and it’s simple. […]

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The dawn of the DAO

What Happens When The Crowd Holds The Power Of an Organization? A week ago, a little over ten people hopped on Zoom to explore an idea: What if we got a community to bid together on a rare printing of the U.S. Constitution offered at Sotheby’s auction? Within a week the group raised over $40 million […]

Chamath Palihapitiya’s Secret to Success

Chamath Palihapitiya’s Secret to Success

Chamath Palihapitiya’s story sounds like it was taken out of a fairy tale, but it is very much true. He was born in Sri Lanka and fled with his family to Canada at the age of 6. Palihapitiya’s childhood was marked by deep, unrelenting poverty. His father was unemployed most of the time while his […]

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A “financial flash mob” raised over $40 million for a rare copy of the U.S. Constitution…

In September 1787, a group of delegates gathered in Philadelphia to sign the U.S. Constitution. This past week, a hastily organized crypto-collective tried to buy it. The group, called ConstitutionDAO, is an experiment led by thousands of cryptocurrency fans who have pooled their money to make a bid on a rare original printing of the […]

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Will Solana NFTs Surpass Ethereum?

Solana now ranks as the fourth-best NFT blockchain behind Ethereum, Ronin and Wax in terms of 24-hour sales volume. Solana secondary NFT sales reached half a billion dollars in three months and has reached $500 million since the start of August alone. According to data from CryptoSlam, secondary sales of Solana NFTs have allotted some […]

“Tesla stock price is too high imo” – Elon Cashes in on $5 billion worth Tesla Stock

Elon sold around $5 billion worth of Tesla shares this week, shortly after his followers voted for him to make the sale in a Twitter poll.   But why… As of last week Musk owned 17% of Tesla shares plus some $92 billion worth of stock options that allow him to buy more shares at […]

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Zillow’s home-flipping flop

Zillow’s stock is down 75% from it’s all-time high back in February of this year… The company announced last week that it’s pulling the plug on its tech-powered flipping operation after they realized the algorithm had massively overpriced price of the homes. Now they have reached an agreement to sell about 2,000 properties to Pretium […]

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Images that will make you rethink business

Advice is abundant, execution is scarce.   “The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.” ― Baruch Spinoza   “Don’t debate people in the media when you can debate them in the marketplace.”   Expectation vs. reality.   “The greatest shortcoming of the human […]

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Meet the 90-year old semi-conductor king

What do Apple, Qualcomm, Nvidia and AMD have in common? They all source their chips from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC). TSMC makes about 50% of all the semiconductors on the plan, and is currently the 10th largest company on the planet. …and it was started and currently managed by a man name Morris Chang. […]

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Tesla’s Hidden Billionaire: amassing a $7 billion stake in Tesla trading options

Singapore man Leo KoGuan — who started trading stocks in 2019 — has quietly amassed one of the single biggest stakes in Elon Musk’s company. From a penthouse overlooking Singapore, a discreet billionaire made a startling claim telling the world that he’d quietly amassed one of the single biggest stakes in Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. “I believe in Elon’s […]

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October 2021 Blog Earnings in Review

Days Writing on Medium: 80 Total Posts: 74 Total Earnings: $324.02 October 2021 Earnings: $169.17 Stats over the past 30 days My total views in September were 10,065 so I gained a marginal increase in viewership during October reaching 10,326 views. Most of my earnings came from an article which went viral back in September, but […]

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US venture investors are having their biggest year ever

‘It’s going too well,’ said one investor; ‘It feels a little surreal,’ said another So far, the largest US fund of 2021 is Tiger Global’s $6.6 billion flagship vehicle. In addition to industry mainstays, many of the top funds were raised by nontraditional VC investors, such as Tiger and private equity giant TPG, which rolled out a $5.4 billion […]

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$5.7 Billion SHIBA INU Wallet

In what’s being called the greatest personal trade of all time, an unknown investor turned about $8,000 into $5.7 billion by buying trillions of Shiba Inu coin shortly after it debuted, around 14 months ago. View their wallet here: https://etherscan.io/tokenholdings?a=0x1406899696adb2fa7a95ea68e80d4f9c82fcdedd&q=shiba The mystery trader began purchasing $SHIB in August 2020, when they bought about 70 trillion […]

What if Everyone is Wrong About the Metaverse?

Twitch director Shaun Puri has an interesting take on what the metaverse will be. His stance is that it’s not going to be a place — but rather a time. What are your thoughts on the future of the metaverse?

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How Elon Musk Spends His Billions

In the mind of the Tesla cofounder, who is worth $292 billion, who’s company Tesla recently joined the trillion-dollar club on Monday after Hertz announced that it will order 100K+ cars to build out an electric fleet (half of which will be available to Uber drivers!). This drove the company’s market cap over $1 trillion […]

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Munger’s mega-dorm is an architectural horror story

Experienced architect Dennis McFadden recently resigned from his post at the University of California, Santa Barbara, because the new dorm UCSB is constructing is “unsupportable from my perspective as an architect, a parent, and a human being.” What McFadden calls a “social and psychological experiment” is the brainchild of 97-year-old billionaire Charlie Munger. The Berkshire […]

SHIBA’s Rocket to the Top

Dogecoin struggles to keep pace with Shiba Inu’s record-breaking surge even as Elon Musk boosts his favorite cryptocurrency. Self-proclaimed “Dogecoin killer” Shiba Inu gained as much as 60% to hit a record high of $0.00008616 on Wednesday. Its gains rocketed it to the 8th-biggest cryptocurrency spot as it overtook Dogecoin in market value. SHIBA coin […]

Time to Reach $1 Trillion

Tesla’s market cap surpassed the $1 trillion mark Monday, a milestone reached by the company 11 years after it became a publicly traded company. It puts Elon Musk and Tesla in select company with Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google, all of which have market caps above $1 trillion. Which this feat, Tesla becomes the fastest […]

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Slow Down: Why Falling Behind Will Make You More Successful

Content summary taken from David Epstein’s Range Our best-know icons of success are elevate for their precocity and their head starts–Mozart at the keyboard, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the other kind of keyboard. The response, in every field, to a ballooning library of human knowledge and an interconnected world has been to exalt increasingly […]

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Why Bitcoin is Pointless

Bitcoin is the star of the crypto world having amassed over $1 trillion in market cap but I have to admit, the coin is far overhyped… An Ecological Disaster… Bitcoin can process a maximum of approximately 576,000 transactions in 24 hours. (That’s the theoretical limit — the actual limit is closer to 350k). By contrast, even a […]

The 10 Biggest Cryptocurrencies by Market Cap since 2013

The 10 Biggest Cryptocurrencies by Market Cap since 2013

The past decade has been a wild ride in the crypto world. If you had invested $1,000 in Bitcoin 10 years ago, today it would be worth $13,324,390. Check out the evolution of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap with this data visualization (video at bottom. 2013: Bitcoin Litecoin PeerCoin Namecoin Feathercoin Terracoin Devcoin […]

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10 Empowering Affirmations for Business Success

10. I am a magnet for success 9. I choose happiness, success and abundance in my life 8. My business is a huge success 7. Success and money come easily to me 6. My works makes a difference 5. I work on what I want, when I want and with the people I want to […]

Mark Cuban Reveals his Entire Altcoin Portfolio

On-chain data now allows anyone to view the assets of any wallet and several crypto sleuths have been tracking Mark Cuban’s crypto movements and statements to learn the content of the billionaire’s crypto portfolio, which surpassed 100 altcoins this year. A known wallet of Mark Cuban’s appears to have held roughly $2,000 worth of Ethereum […]

Don’t Be Fooled: The Lifecycle of an NFT

Too often buyers ape into NFTs for the wrong reason. If you’re in it for the money, you are guaranteed to get burned, but if you’re invested in the idea surrounding decentralized art and empowering artists then it’s important to understand the lifecycle of NFT projects. The Evolution of an NFT Collection Project launches You […]

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The Secret Sauce Behind Aave

Aave has catapulted to the forefront of the DeFi space thanks to what they call Flash Loan. In simple terms, Flash Loans are Unsecured Loans — loans that require no collateral and no authorization based on factors such as credit score, use-cases, and others. In other words, you can get a loan of $10,000,000 without being asked […]

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How Robinhood Hoodwinked the Public into Billions

Robinhood rose to fame in 2014 when they launched on Apple’s App Store in 2014, with a waitlist of 1 million users without spending almost anything on marketing. Vladimir Tenev and Baiju Bhatt, Robinhood’s founders who had met studying at Stanford in 2005, built their trading platform around no commissions and no minimum balances, at […]

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There’s No Such Thing As Passive Income

Passive income is a lie told by people who want to sell you something. The truth is: If you’re not improving your product someone will eventually build a better one. If you’re not marketing your product eventually everyone will forget about it. There’s a corner of the entrepreneurship community that’s obsessed with finding the passive income […]

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Coinbase x NFTs

Coinbase is joining the non-fungible token (NFT) mania. The U.S. crypto exchange is launching “Coinbase NFT,” a marketplace that will allow its users to buy and sell Ethereum-based digital collectibles. Coinbase’s NFT marketplace is expected to launch by the end of 2021. The move comes shortly after rival exchange FTX.US announced a marketplace for Solana-based NFTs, with […]

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Launch Your Own NFT Store

NFTs have exploded over past the year with estimated total values reaching over $100 billion USD. This value has largely come from marketplaces like OpenSea, Rarible, ArtBlocks and Solanart, but all of these platforms take a large fee from artists and owners: ArtBlocks: 10% OpenSea: 2.5% SuperRare: 15% Plus many of these platforms are closed […]

8 Free Resources for Finding Great Stock Ideas

8 Free Resources for Finding Great Stock Ideas

Everyone knows Apple, Amazon, Microsoft… But how do you find the next $AFRM, $PLTR, or $USPT early? Here are 8 solid resources for finding stock ideas early: 8: FinTwit TONS of people share ideas on FinTwit I’ve gotten ideas from: @LiebermanAustin @anandchokkavelu @hhhypergrowth @Matt_Cochrane7 @jablamsky @saxena_puru 7: Free Articles / Substacks @themotleyfool main page has TONS of free content I […]

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Value of $1,000 invested 10 years ago:

Bitcoin: $13,324,390 Tesla: $143,091 Nvidia: $56,640 Netflix: $39,625 Ethereum: $2,812,000 Amazon: $14,294 Microsoft: $10,965 Apple: $10,302 Google: $9,996

Will Shiba Inu Make You Rich?

The Shiba Inu cryptocurrency has become the 12th-biggest crypto token this week, seeing a 367% rise in just seven days. On Wednesday, Shib coin rose more than 70% in 24 hours, surpassing Litecoin and Avalanche’s AVAX to become the 12th-biggest crypto in terms of market value According to Yahoo Finance, there was “one mysterious whale” who […]

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Netflix’s Billion Dollar Squid Game Bet

Three of Netflix’s top shows are foreign produced, led by Squid Game, which is on track to become the company’s most watched show ever, Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos proclaimed. Squid Game’s rapid rise — it ranked №1 in the U.S. just four days after its September 17 premiere — has been faster than any other non-English series. The […]

Boost Your Solana NFT Profits with these Tools

Solana NFTs have officially surpassed $1,000,000,000 so it’s safe to say there is a new player in the NFT space next to Ethereum. Here are a few essential tools for that will supercharge Solana NFT skills: HowRare.is: Browse top NFT collections and determine how rare your NFT is among the collection. Solanart Marketplace with some […]

Earn Six Figures Playing This Video Game

Axie Infinity has more active users than any other game on Ethereum, valued at $30 billion making it the top 5 most valuable video game companies. The game was inspired by the classic Pokemon series. Instead of Pokemon, the game is built around non-fungible tokens (NFTs) called Axies. Axies are one of the only types […]

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The Best Startups are Controversial

Since the dawn of startups, entrepreneurs are the first to challenge the status quo to what is conventionally seen as successful. In turn, the most successful startups are driven by a mindset that seeks to have business ambitions beyond conventional means and intends to disrupt industry standards. Here are wildly successful startups that were once […]

I Posted on Medium Each Day for 30 Days, Here’s What Happened

A little over a month ago I had never written a blog in my life, so I naturally decided to suddenly jump all in to blogging. I started by writing a blog each day and posting it on Medium, here are the results so far: Within the first week are started averaging about 50 views […]

Twitter Becomes the First Social Media Crypto Platform

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, had already announced months ago that cryptocurrencies would be “ a big part “ of the company’s future . The truth is that that future has already arrived and now the social network joins the boom of crypto platforms. One of these is a new feature that would allow its […]

Why You Should Pay Attention to Avalanche (AVAX) by Ava Labs

With ETH gas fees still reaching $100 and Solana’s resent downtime, there is still plenty of room for a scalable smart contract blockchain. Ava Labs has managed to build something very unique and exponentially scalable and already has huge brands and investors onboard like Topps and a16z . Here’s what you need to know about the […]

Venture Capital is Overrated

Venture capital is a hell of a drug and for most founders they can’t get enough of it. More often the question entrepreneurs ask is “how do I get a VC to back my startup?” There’s a common belief among founders that venture capital is a precursor to success. While VC may be a common […]

There is No Bubble

John Paulson, the billionaire investor who accurately predicted the subprime mortgage crisis in 2007 thinks cryptocurrencies are a vacuous financial bubble bound to eventually collapse. Paulson believes, the industry will ultimately prove “worthless” in the long run, he said.  Paulson is not the only one making this prediction. Lots of other big successful business people […]

The Future is Remote: Here’s Why

The global workspace is changing and rapidly at that. Global startups are achieving billion dollar market caps and launching innovative products working together all from the comfort of their own home. After March 202, some of the tech giants such as Facebook, Apple, and Twitter embraced this “new normal” and went on to state that work from […]

China Ban, Should You Sell Your Crypto?

According to a notice published on China central bank’s website, it will be illegal for Chinese residents to purchase cryptocurrencies from overseas exchanges and for anyone to be involved in marketing or technical support relating to crypto businesses. Earlier this year it was confirmed China accounts for 65% of the global Bitcoin mining industry. At […]

DeFi NFTS are the Next Big Thing

New generation DeFi models combined with NFT technology like can overcome the shortcomings of traditional finance and become adopted globally. DeFi is no stranger to the crypto community and is forecasted to be the next trend of the cryptocurrency market. According to Coingecko, the total decentralized finance market cap is already $116 billion, but a […]

DeFi Apps You Need to Know About

Thanks to it’s security and trust-less technology, DeFi will reshape every financial industry as we know it.  The Most Popular DeFi apps: Decentralized exchanges (DEXs): Online exchanges which connects users directly so they can trade cryptocurrencies with one another without trusting an intermediary with their money. DEXs like Uniswap typically funciton automatically with DAO’s built on […]

DeFi Goes Mainstream

Since May 2020, DefFi platforms such as Maker, Compound, Uniswap and Aave has grown from under $1 billion to $88 billion assets locked at its peak. DeFi apps are positioned to unlock large amounts liquidity across the globe, lower barriers to entry, eliminate counter-party risk, increase market efficiencies, provide real-time transparent data,ensure fair access to […]

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Why DeFi is The Future

DeFi apps are positioned to unlock large amounts liquidity across the globe, ensure fair access to wealth and catalyze massive innovation in the financial space. Benefits and Outcomes of DeFi in the Future Lowers barriers to entry, slashed switching costs: the permission-less nature of blockchain-based applications — with the ability to freely and seamlessly “fork” (or copy and […]

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Meet the Mastermind Behind Bored Ape Yacht Club and CryptoKitties

Pranksy is a former game developer who previously made the mother of all asymmetric returns in NFTs turning a $600 deposit into millions. He started with CryptoKitties and continued with NBA Topshots all the while collecting massive returns. And the Pranksy playbook has become notorious for buying a large amount of NFTs at launch, snatching […]

Will Solana Make You Rich?

Solana has recently been on a tear seeing its price rise from roughly $1.50 in January 2021 to more than $215 in September, making it the sixth largest cryptocurrency in the world with a market cap over $60 billion. To recap, Solana is an open-source blockchain platform for decentralized apps maintained by the Geneva-based Solana […]

How to Become an NFT Millionaire

Perhaps you’ve heard of NFTs? A handful of collectors already have millions of dollars’ worth. A few months before non-fungible tokens exploded into the public consciousness, the field was already pretty big, with some 75,000 buyers in 2020. The term “NFT” is often used as a shorthand for a certain kind of blockchain-linked artwork, but […]

The Cardano NFT Market is Pumping!!

With the release of Cardano smart contracts on Sept 12, Cardano is ripe for a new wave of NFT platforms built on their network. The update puts Cardano in direct competition with Ethereum, giving it more flexibility in terms of applications like non-fungible tokens ( NFTs), automated lending and more. Top Cardano New NFT Projects Beyond […]

Instagram is the Next Big NFT Platform

NFTs have been around since 2012, but it wasn’t until recently that NFTs have become a household name. Massive sales from digital artists like Beeple and the growth of platforms like SuperRare and OpenSea have launched NFTs into the public conversation within the last couple years. Now that digital art has been a first mover in the space, NFTs […]

Will Cardano Change DeFi and NFTs Forever?

Cardano a top 3 cryptocurrency, whose market cap exceeds $77 billion, has yet to successfully release a fully tested product to the public. Despite publishing it’s long-awaited smart contracts rollout on September 12, ADA price drops 10% following Cardano’s long-awaited smart contracts rollout. So what’s all the hype about… About the Launch Cardano announced the completion […]

Are NFTs Overhyped?

Have NFT sales skyrocketed to over $2.5 billion in the past six months? Yes Are thousands of NFT sales worth millions of dollars in total value are traded each day? Yes Has one digital artwork sold for $69 million? Yes Does it look like NFTs are a bubble? Yes Are they over hyped? No Let […]

Young & Filthy Rich: The World’s Youngest Entrepreneurs

Since the dawn of man, every generation has had its share of successful young entrepreneurs and it’s no surprise that Millennials, also known as Generation Y, have done the same, making their own income in innovative ways. For many of these bright stars, that means pursuing entrepreneurship as a means to leave their mark on […]

How to Be More Charismatic in 4 Minutes

Contrary to popular belief, charisma is not something you’re born with. When Marilyn Monroe turned off her charisma, she managed to blend into the subway crowd with no one noticing her. Yet, once she turned it back on, her fans recognized her and flocked to her. Charisma is actually a set of learned behaviors that […]

It’s Never Too Late to Start a Billion Dollar Business

Yes, Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook at 19. But IBM was started by Charles Flint at the age of 61. While Hollywood may love the story of the college kid who starts a billion-dollar business out of his dorm room, that’s only one story. For many, life as an entrepreneur begins much later. Consider: Legendary wedding-dress […]

What are NFTs: The Evolution of Non-Fungible Tokens Explained

Ownership is deeply human. At first humans collected everything from beads, to shells to animal teeth. Our ancestors loved to collect things for self expression and for identity. It’s not surprising then that collectibles evolved into the first forms of money. In the absence of a central bank or a government saying what’s legal tender, […]

Ethereum’s Biggest Secret

Since its launch in 2015, Ethereum has become one of the driving forces behind the growth of cryptocurrency. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have raised billions of dollars in funding for crypto projects from all around the world, and most of these ICOs are based on the Ethereum platform. ERC20 is a technical standard for tokens […]

The Single Greatest Creation of Wealth in History

If you had invested $100 into bitcoin back in October 2010 when it was 10 cents you’d have been able to buy about 1,000 bitcoins, which would be worth more than $48 million today. If you had invested $100 into bitcoin back in July 2010 when it was $0.008 for a coin, you’d have been […]

The Search for Consensus

One Bitcoin transaction takes 1,544 kWh to complete, or the equivalent of approximately 53 days of power for the average US household. That means a Bitcoin transaction would generate more than $200 in energy bills. Bitcoin mining used more energy than Argentina, according to an analysis from Cambridge University in February. At 121.36 terawatt-hours, crypto […]

107 Lessons I Learned as Head of Engineering at 22 years old

log everything leaders listen to graphs and numbers hire technical person from start who understands — — grow knowledge base. Outsourcing development exponentially grows technical debt a boss/ceo should be inspiring not intimidating optimize for speed from the start metrics!! start measuring early devs work best when self-motivated: inspiring project, fixing problems, learning… don’t create […]

Ethereum’s Silent Killer: Solana

In brief Solana is trying to challenge Ethereum as the go-to blockchain for decentralized applications. Its recent successes come down to products and partnerships, as well as tech innovations. It was founded in 2017 by former Qualcomm executives. Solana and projects investors include billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social Capital and Andreessen Horowitz If you’re a crypto […]

What is Proof of History and Why it’s Better Than Proof of Stake

The majority of info in this article was taken from Anatoly Yakovenko’s original article. One of the most difficult problems in distributed systems is agreement on time. Bitcoin and Ethereum are widely lauded for pioneering the concepts of blockchain and smart contract platforms respectively, but both also come under heavy criticism for their lack of […]

Most Expensive NFTs Ever Sold

Monthly sales on OpenSea, the top platform for buying and selling NFTs, reached $3.4 billion in August, easily an all-time high, according to data from Dune Analytics. September is already the second-best month ever, with $485 million in sales as of Friday. Celebrity attention has helped feed the hype. NBA star Steph Curry reportedly just […]

Billion Dollar NFT Use Cases

NFTs have generated a lot of attention and have already gained massive adoption in the art and video game space. Yet the lifecycle of NFTs is just beginning with the vast majority of use cases yet to be touched by teams working to build non-fungible token projects on Ethereum or Solana. Here are XXX use […]

The New Way To Start a Startup

How startups are generating $1,00,000,000s of market cap in less than 10 years without VCs. A typical business is a for-profit organization striving to gain market share, grow revenue and increase their stock price year over year. For a long time this was the most effective way for a project to grow and for founders […]