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Investing in Blockchain Technology Without Exposure to Cryptocurrency Volatility


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A lot of people are looking to invest in blockchain technology. With so many startups around the world, the process becomes a lot easier. However, most blockchain-based projects only allow investments through bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. This raises the question whether or not there is an alternative solution available to those looking to become a financial contributor to the future of blockchain development.

Plenty of Opportunities To Go Around

As it turns out, there are quite a few options to invest in blockchain-based projects without buying bitcoin, Ethereum, or any other currency. Although some of these investment opportunities require a slightly different strategy, there are plenty of ways one can contribute financially. While ICOs are still a  valuable solution, they often require an amount of cryptocurrency first and foremost.

That being said, investors do not necessarily expose themselves to volatility when buying a cryptocurrency and immediately spending it on a blockchain-based ICO. This also allows contributors to immediately diversify their cryptocurrency portfolio, as they will receive native project tokens in return. Every one of these tokens can eventually be exchanged back to cryptocurrency, although it is doubtful they will ever receive a fiat currency trading pair.

Two other popular options are available to investors all over the world as well. Buying stocks in a blockchain startup is an option many investors often explore. There are quite a few established names in the blockchain world already, and most companies are always looking for additional investment. Some companies are even publicly traded, which makes it even easier for investors to get involved in the world of blockchain technology. It is important to note some of the publicly traded companies can be found outside the United States as well, as some stocks are publicly traded in the UK, Australia, and Canada.

Last but not least, there is another way for blockchain startups to raise money. Rather than going through an ICO, some companies will use more traditional crowdfunding solutions. Early-stage funding rounds are well worth keeping an eye on, although not every blockchain project will be successful. All things considered, there are multiple ways for investors to invest in blockchain, either with or without going through the process of buying cryptocurrency first.

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JP Buntinx
JP Buntinx
JP is a freelance copywriter and SEO writer who is passionate about various topics. The majority of his work focuses on Bitcoin, blockchain, and financial technology. He is contributing to major news sites all over the world, including NewsBTC, The Merkle, Samsung Insights, and TransferGo.


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