Initial Coin Offerings: Upcoming ICO’s this Week

Initial coin offerings are all the rage right now, if you haven't heard about them yet, buckle in, you will soon.  Here's how Robert Hackett described it to Fortune:  It's sort of like an IPO, except for early stage blockchain projects. It’s effectively a Kickstarter campaign that uses blockchain-based "tokens" (aka app coins, cryptocurrencies, digital assets) to raise money. Here's…

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Instagram will Crush Snapchat in the Long Run

Instagram just made a move that many will critique, essentially copying snapchat. It may come across as a "dude, seriously..." type of thing, but I'm telling your right now, not only is it the smart move, it makes Instagram better than snapchat overnight. Consider the following: Users inhale content on Instagram.   Snapchat does everything possible to encourage content creation, regardless of how rich or…

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Alibaba Misses Revenue Expectations, Stock Getting Crushed

Alibaba's stock is getting crushed, reaching a all-time low after posting disappointing quarterly earnings before the opening bell on Wednesday. The e-commerce company earned $3.16 billion during the first quarter, missing estimates which were pegged at $3.28 billion. Another concern which has investors worried is the growth slump for the total value of goods sold (Gross Merchandise Volume) which at…

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