Lama is a blockchain enthusiast and the managing editor of block-block-block.com. She also specializes in ICO and blockchain media at PowerfulOutreach.com.
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Cryptographic assets are one of the most — if not the most — volatile asset class there is; you can make loads of money or lose everything. While for many the possibility of generating spectacular returns is the key attraction of crypto, are the risks consummate with the potential rewards?
Cryptocurrency is all the rage among savvy investors. But the technology has the potential for social change far beyond this. Cryptocurrencies can open access to financial services for underserved populations in developing countries, and they even have the potential to reduce global poverty by facilitating better access to capital and financial resources, and by enabling small business transactions.
2017 was in general a great year for cryptocurrency investors. Bitcoin, as you know, rose to unprecedented heights and managed mostly to stay there despite fears of the bubble bursting. Altcoins made more modest progress, but turned out to be just as solid of an investment.