To me, there are two business models that work at-scale in consumer internet. The first is advertising and the second is payments. I was thinking recently about how many companies are starting to think actively about payments as both a business model and a way to provide convenience to their users. In this post, we […]
Why Crypto? Easy money through loose monetary policy and increased trade war pressure have created a credibility problem for central banks and governments behind major national currencies. That’s bullish for major cryptocurrencies, which have emerged as alternative stores of value, according to some cryptocurrency experts. Alex Karasulu, Co-Founder and CEO of OptDyn, is one of […]
In the first part of this series, I covered the basis of China and a national Cryptocurrency. In this part, I’ll cover bitcoin as an alternative to Gold. Bitcoin as an alternative to gold The Internet has enabled new, transnational groups with loyalties that transcend their countries’ interests. On the other hand, this dislocation has […]
Hi, I’m Adil Wali. I became a Microsoft certified professional at age 14, started my first web development company, and never looked back. Since then, I’ve been a founder, advisor, and investor to a number of startups in the world of fashion, e-commerce, and education technology.
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When explaining bitcoin’s latest run of price appreciation, several analysts emphasized concerns surrounding the trade war, contending that economic uncertainty was driving investors to the digital asset as a potential disaster hedge. “Bitcoin has the ability to act as a more safe haven asset, and signs of a further deteriorating trade war with China could […]
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