Here’s why IOST, Horizen (ZEN) and Avalanche (AVAX) surged as Bitcoin crashed

Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent plunge could have been caused due to profit-booking by institutional investors, according to a report by crypto fund manager CoinShares. The report noted a sharp drop in institutional inflows during the first week of the new year and weekly outflows from several crypto investment products. Crypto market data daily view. Source: Coin360 While the recent 28% decline may have scared some new investors, Bitcoin HODLers were likely unfazed as they’ve encountered six larger corrections during Bitcoin’s massive bull run in 2017. Therefore, describing a 20% fall as a…

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6 Questions for Rob Viglione of Horizen – Cointelegraph Magazine

Each week we ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes!   This week our 6 Questions go to Rob Viglione, co-founder of Horizen. Rob is the team lead at Horizen, a blockchain platform that aims to enable an application-rich and inclusive ecosystem through leading-edge sidechain solutions. He’s also the CEO and co-founder of Horizen Labs, a company that builds blockchain solutions for businesses. Formally a trained physicist, mathematician,…

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