Blockfolio’s CEO: How to Thrive During a Brutal Bear Market [Interview]

The cryptocurrency markets have left many devastated. After cratering and losing over 80 percent of its value since 2017 highs, companies have contracted and individuals have become disillusioned with blockchain. Ed Moncada, the CEO of Blockfolio, has been there before, and shares his experiencing surviving—and even thriving—during the bear market. Edward (Ed) Moncada is an engineer-turned-entrepreneur who pioneered Blockfolio in 2014. The portfolio tracker exploded in popularity during the bubbling market of late 2017, allowing the company to expand its team from three members to forty. And, in October of 2018—at the trough of the market—the company was able to raise over $11.5 million from venture capital funds, such as Pantera Capital, BitMex, Pathfinder, Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, and others. As it stands, Blockfolio could be the most used crypto-related mobile app in the industry with over five million downloads and hundreds of thousands of daily active users. Additionally, Moncada…

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