Blockchain & Crypto News: What We're Reading (30 Aug 2019)
By Alex Hoffman at MetaCartel, previously from ShapeShift
"We’ve seen a boom of dApp creation over the past few years. Increasingly, dApp developers are looking for ways to monetize and establish a viable revenue model.
We’ve compiled a few top business models currently used among dApps to help you get started on a path to monetization and sustainability."
Read the full post here.
By Eric Connor of Gnosis
"At the core of everything we do on Ethereum, whether it’s sending ETH to a friend, taking out a loan on Maker or buying digital art on OpenSea is the concept of an account. An account on Ethereum holds everything we own, allows us to interact with the network and gives us an identity. This account is identified with a 42 character string of numbers and letters, prefixed with 0x.
Since 2017, Ethereum has seen an explosion in unique accounts created on the network. At this point in time there are 71,000,000 unique accounts and that number is growing at a pace of 70,000 per day. At the same time, these accounts are securing nearly $40,000,000,000 in value between ETH and ERC20 tokens. With the rapid pace of adoption and wealth, we should make sure that we are using accounts to the best of their ability."
Read the full post here.
By David Hoffman, Editor of POV Crypto, RealTPlatform, and kahunaplatform
"Ethereum is a platform, built to support a financial super-structure. User behavior in this super-structure creates forces that push and pull on the assets that run inside it. Metrics found at each layer of the financial stack will illustrate the economic state of Ethereum."
Read the full article here.
By Anthony Pompliano on Off The Chain, a daily newsletter for crypto investors
Read the full Off The Chain installment here.
Why the hell should I care? About what we're reading at TenX, as employees and as Co-Founders? Because it's deeply personal. Reading is a political undertaking, even if often-unrecognised. The content we consume to educate ourselves and keep us informed tints the way we see the world - in this narrower case, the way we understand the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. And it's this leaning that influences our output at TenX. We want to share what we find interesting, what we believe in, and what inspires us - so that you're a core part of it right from the start. Although, if you don't care, that's also okay.
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