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Investing in blockchains in 2017

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At Alte.Capital we share our trading and investing in blockchain projects experience. How it was possible to get 3900% in 12 months. Major factors affecting mining or investing results. What are Initial Coin Offerings about and more.

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Investing in blockchains in 2017

  1. 1. Investing in blockchains Alte.Capital Real life examples of mining and trading in blockchain projects in 2016 and 2017
  2. 2. About ➔ Investing in blockchains ➔ Mining vs investing ➔ ICO ➔ Risks, problems, examples
  3. 3. ➔ Invest in yourself first, find your passion ◆ Maybe better create an ICO ?! ;) ➔ Don’t lose money! ➔ Create a plan (short and long term) ➔ Keep It Simple ➔ Very hard work and time consuming ◆ Trading is emotional game, not intellectual Investing
  4. 4. NVIDIA vs BTC
  5. 5. Why invest in crypto? ➔ Diversification from stock market (easy access to global projects) ➔ Decentralized - hard to value ➔ Limited supply (in a world where you can have everything) ◆ Not always… forks, chain splits ➔ Early access ➔ Bubble every where - inflation, global money printing!
  6. 6. Investing options in blockchains (selected) ➔ Mining ➔ Trading ➔ Value investing (long term HODL) ➔ ICO
  7. 7. Mining 4.09.2017 27.09.2017
  8. 8. Mining vs investing - 12 months - start June 2016
  9. 9. Mining vs investing - 12 months - start August 2016
  10. 10. Mining summary 09.2017 ➔ GPU mining - full return after 8-12 months (almost same as when starting in 2016) ➔ Return and profits depend on coin price ➔ Incentive to understand blockchain better ➔ Learning curve and maintenance takes time ➔ Lower risk of investment than investing (we can sell GPU equipment) ➔ In few months Ethereum switching to POS (no one knows what will happen)
  11. 11. Trading
  12. 12. Return since 1st January 2017
  13. 13. Correlations 2016 2017 https://blog.patricktriest.com/analyzing-cryptocurrencies-python/
  14. 14. Where we are?
  15. 15. ICO ➔ Presale of a cryptocurrency or token of a blockchain project ➔ Companies offer investors units of their new cryptocurrency or token ➔ Payments with Bitcoin or Ethereum (90% ICO’s) ➔ The pre-created tokens can be easily sold and traded on exchanges (after the ICO finishes and the tokens are listed) ➔ The idea is that there will be a demand for the token and you can sell it with profit
  16. 16. ICO example - OmiseGO
  17. 17. ICO and crypto- Rules ➔ Don't lose money! ➔ Team quality: ◆ History, reputation, trustworthy ◆ Will they deliver? ➔ Long term plan for development ➔ Scalability ➔ Exit plan How venture capitalists selecting projects https://medium.com/vcdium/venture-capital-decision-making-c3258bc1b09c
  18. 18. ICO
  19. 19. ICO example - OPUS
  20. 20. ICO example - Golem
  21. 21. Risks ● Hackers - wallets storage ○ Phishing ● Wild west in trading ○ pump and dumps, spoofing orders, crossing yourself ● Law regulations ● Bugs - exploits in protocols, frameworks ● Fake projects, frauds, scams ● Overvalued, over promised ICO’s projects ○ Don’t delivered promises ● Centralization
  22. 22. Pump and dump
  23. 23. Forex brokers - not real crypto Just don’t trade/hold “crypto” using forex brokers
  24. 24. Phishing - hackers account https://etherscan.io/address/0x8eb3fa7907ad2ef4c7e3ba4b1d2f2aac6f4b5ae6
  25. 25. Exchanges problems FraudsStability
  26. 26. News trading - Lisk
  27. 27. News trading - Syscoin
  28. 28. What’s that? From 6$ to 100$
  29. 29. Amazon.com during dotcom bubble
  30. 30. Thank you www.alte.capital facebook.com/Alte.Capital

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