Rise and Fall of the Top 15 Cryptocurrencies

The recent rise and fall of the total network value of cryptocurrencies illustrates both the quick nature of bubbles and the creation of a new form of asset monetization. Below, we provide a visual timeline of the top 15 cryptocurrencies over the last 2 years. Visit our Cryptocurrency Asset Valuation page for additional information on Intrinsic's [...]

By |2018-11-14T20:14:25+00:00November 14th, 2018|Blockchain, Presentations|Comments Off on Rise and Fall of the Top 15 Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin Volatility: Evidence of Market Maturity After Cryptocurrency Bubble

Since the inception of Bitcoin and the concept of ‘digital assets’, institutional and retail investors kept their distance (and rightfully so) given the extreme volatility in prices, uncertainty around regulation, and questions around consumer adoption. Not only was the concept of Bitcoin foreign, but potential opportunities surrounding the digital currency and its underlying technology [...]

By |2018-11-06T15:08:11+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Blockchain, Valuation|Comments Off on Bitcoin Volatility: Evidence of Market Maturity After Cryptocurrency Bubble

Policy & Procedures Checklist for Private Equity Investments in the Blockchain Industry

By Daniyal Inamullah, CFA Overview After the recent collapse of the cryptocurrency bubble, the appetite for institutional capital in the blockchain industry is still low, but there is an intensified focus on corporate governance, legal structure, and project teams. Investors looking to structure deals in the space need to implement appropriate methodologies for valuation [...]

By |2018-11-06T15:08:48+00:00October 24th, 2018|Acquisitions, Blockchain, Private Equity, Valuation|Comments Off on Policy & Procedures Checklist for Private Equity Investments in the Blockchain Industry

Publicly Traded Blockchain Companies: Understanding Risk for a New Market

By: Daniyal Inamullah, CFA Without the advantage of being part of a reputable VC or Angel group, or actively working on early-stage company investments, public market information offers retail investors with the best knowledge to invest in micro and small cap companies. Due to the asymmetric information and profit potential associated with any new [...]

By |2018-11-06T15:09:20+00:00October 15th, 2018|Acquisitions, Blockchain, Financial, Presentations, Select Articles, Valuation|Comments Off on Publicly Traded Blockchain Companies: Understanding Risk for a New Market

Blockchain and Its Potential Use in Accounting

Blockchain, meet accounting.  I think you two will have a great relationship. You were practically made for each other. For every debit, there must be a credit. The foundation of accounting works so well that there haven’t been significant changes since Luca Pacioli's "double-entry" system was documented in the 1400's. Getting to its basic definition, [...]

By |2018-10-15T18:01:21+00:00September 17th, 2018|Blockchain, Financial, Select Articles, Taxes|Comments Off on Blockchain and Its Potential Use in Accounting