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Cryptocurrency Resources

Cryptocurrency Resources

Summary: A curated list of resources related to cryptocurrencies.
Last Updated: July 2017


Blockchain

Blockchain 101 - A Visual Demo [video]
Anders Brownworth (Chief Evangelist, Circle)

Visions, Part 1: The Value of Blockchain Technology
Vitalik Buterin (Creator, Ethereum)


Cryptoeconomics & Cryptopolitics

How Digital Currency Will Change The World
Brian Armstrong (Co-Founder & CEO, Coinbase)

Controlling Your Own Wealth as a Basic Human Right
Brian Armstrong (Co-Founder & CEO, Coinbase)

Building The Bridge: Why Compliance Is Key To Digital Currency’s Success
Brian Armstrong (Co-Founder & CEO, Coinbase)

Why Tokens are Eating the World
Vinny Lingham (Co-Founder & CEO, Civic.com)

Speculative Bitcoin Adoption/Price Theory
Michael B. Casey

Losing Alpha: Why Most New Crypto Funds Are a Sh*t Deal
Ryan Selkis (Director, Digital Currency Group & CoinDesk)


Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

What is an ICO? [pdf]
Smith+Crown

WTF is an ICO?
TechCrunch

The Market in Initial Coin Offerings Risks Becoming a Bubble
Economist

How Ethereum Became the Platform of Choice for ICO’d Digital Assets
TechCrunch

Token Mania
Autonomous NEXT

Analyzing Token Sale Models
Vitalik Buterin (Creator, Ethereum)

Buyer Beware
Fred Wilson (Partner, Union Square Ventures)

The Strange Case of ICO Returns
Sangus

Death of the ICO?
Sangus

Investor Bulletin: Initial Coin Offerings
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset, Were Securities
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

SEC Releases Investigative Report and Investor Bulletin
Perkins Coie


Ethereum (ETH)

What is Ethereum?
Coin Telegraph

A Beginner’s Guide to Ethereum
Linda Xie (Product Manager, Coinbase)

Ethereum is the Forefront of Digital Currency
Fred Ehrsam (Co-Founder, Coinbase)

Introduction to Ethereum: The Internet’s Government
Karl Floersch (Engineer, ConsenSys)

Why Ethereum Is Outpacing Bitcoin
Jack Du Rose (Co-Founder, Colony)

Scaling Ethereum to Billions of Users
Fred Ehrsam (Co-Founder, Coinbase)

An (Eth)ical Dilemma: Is the Bubble about to Pop?
Matt Prusak


Bitcoin (BTC)

How I Missed the Point of Bitcoin
American Banker


Bancor (BNT)

Bancor is Flawed
Emir Gün Sirer (Professor, Cornell)

This Analysis of Bancor is Flawed
Eyal Hertzog (Co-Founder, Bancor)

Bancor Unchained: All Your Token Are Belong To Us
Udi Wertheimer (Blockchain Research Lead, Colu)

Response to “Bancor Unchained”
Eyal Hertzog (Co-Founder, Bancor)


Monero (XMR)

A Multilingual Primer on Monero (XMR)
Unknown

Monero, the Drug Dealer’s Cryptocurrency of Choice, Is on Fire
Wired


Uncategorized

A temporary home for resources that haven't been categorized.

On Long-Term Cryptocurrency Distribution Models
Vitalik Buterin (Creator, Ethereum)

Thoughts on Tokens
Balaji Srinivasan (Partner, Andreessen Horowitz)

Fat Protocols
Joel Monegro (Analyst, Union Square Ventures)

Crypto Tokens and the Coming Age of Protocol Innovation
Albert Wenger (Partner, Union Square Ventures)

The Bitcoin Model for Crowdfunding
Naval Ravikant (Founder & CEO, AngelList)


Disclaimer: The author is personally invested in a number of cryptotokens, and does not necessarily endorse any of the projects and resources listed below.