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The Crypto Conversation

Dec 14, 2019

Chris Brookins is the author of a new report - Ethereum Price Forecast into 2020 - a data first analysis. The report assess Ethereum’s tumultuous 2019 and attempts to address the question - is an ETH price reprieve on the horizon? Against the backdrop of the Ethereum 2.0 Serenity blockchain upgrade, Andy and Chris discuss how the Ethereum team plan to maintain the network’s position as the leading smart contract platform blockchain and how this might lead to a new bull cycle for the ETH token.   

Key takeaway:

Ethereum has had a tumultuous 2019 and there are further growing pains ahead. The upcoming, long-anticipated launch of Ethereum 2.0 in January will be the most important and comprehensive update in the network’s history. The 2.0 launch will reconfigure and adjust many existing Ethereum network dynamics. Chris’s report analyzes Ethereum’s seasonal characteristics and uses the Hurst exponent to tease out a likely trajectory in 2020. We verify the fundamental metrics driving price and assess their implications for the future of the Ethereum network. 

Why you should listen:

Chris Brookins is the Founder and CIO of Valiendero Digital Assets, a quantitative cryptocurrency investment fund founded out of Carnegie Mellon University. Andy and Chris discuss Nike’s patent to tokenize sneakers on Ethereum, Chris gives his assessment of Plan B’s Bitcoin stock to flow model and he shares a view on what he expects to happen around the Bitcoin halving. Finally, Andy and Chris geek out over The Expanse and agree that it is an accurate depiction of a dystopian near future. 

Supporting links:

Ethereum Price Forecast 2020 Report

Ethereum At The Crossroads Report


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