Steve Miller

Is a CFA® Charterholder and founder of A site devoted to helping people integrate cryptoassets into their investment portfolios. The CFA designation is globally recognized and attests to a charterholder’s success in a rigorous and comprehensive study program in the field of investment management and research analysis.

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10 Point Checklist for Auditing Cryptoasset Investments

  Ever bought a cryptoasset making magic beans look like a sound investment? I have, so to institute some discipline in my altcoin investing process. I’ve developed an audit to help me avoid duplicating past mistakes. Many things can derail promising cryptoasset projects. Minimizing the risk of going to 0…

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How to Tell if A Cryptoasset is Decentralized

No One Agrees on What It Means. You Should Still Try and Evaluate Its Various Dimensions Anyway. Five components of decentralization: Widespread developer contributions Roadmap for decentralized governance Lack of Concentrated Holders (via Wallets) Would function normally without creators Global Given the uncertainty inherent in cryptoasset investing decentralization is an…

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What to Look for in High Quality Cryptoasset Projects

Hint: It’s not relentless marketing and constant feeding of hype cycles Five components of project evaluation: The project is live and has existing users Well written high-quality white paper Demonstrated understanding of the landscape of possible competitors, substitutes Unique Value Proposition Open Source When evaluating projects I want it to…

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How to Evaluate the Implications of a Cryptoassets Distribution Model

What Lurks Beneath the Surface Can Capsize you as a Cryptoasset Investor Five Components of Distribution: Insider skin in the game (allocations subject to vestings and lock ups reflecting their preferred status in obtaining tokens) Optimized for long-term usage of product Equitable token sale (at least 80% of tokens if…

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