Welcome to Crypto in Conversation, where we’re de-bunking the how, why and what of crypto investments. We’ve asked crypto fanatics about their cryptocurrency, trading advice, trading pitfalls and their favourite tech gadgets.
Provide a breakdown of your cryptocurrency portfolio
25% ETH, 25% XLM, 25% XRP, 25% miscellaneous altcoins which keep getting delisted
Do you invest in anything other than cryptocurrency?
I have invested a little in stocks and would like to invest in real estate.
How often do you check the price?
What have been your best and worst cryptocurrency investments?
Best: AuroraCoin. I lucked out and bought some for a few bucks. A week later they were worth 10x
Worst: Every single ICO
Have you ever paid for anything with crypto?
Yes – coffees, IOUs, and mistakes
What is your favourite thing to spend money on?
Tech and family
iPhone or Android?
Android phone, iOS tablet
Favourite tech gadget?
What finance apps do you currently use?
- Banking apps
- CoinJar app
- Portfolio tracking app
Do you have any advice for people who want to start in cryptocurrency?
Diversify your portfolio and research all opportunities before dismissing them or investing. Keep an eye on hype projects, but play the long game and don’t send yourself crazy by checking the price every day. Also if a friend tells you about some new project called Ethereum in 2014, don’t pass on it.
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