The energy around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology stands out as a rare positive growth story among a sea of depressing technology narratives in 2017.
This year I wrote two columns about cryptocurrency, detailing in May why it was time for the broader technology community to be spending time understanding what was going on in cryptocurrencies and in July some key questions around the summer ICO boom. Alexia Bonatsos and I also did podcasts on the fascinating questions around the future of VCs in a world of crowdfunding ICOs, and on the politics and implications of crypto-forks.
After what was by all measures a breakout year in the cryptocurrency world, what will 2018 look like? Here are a set of predictions about the coming year in digital currency.