Crypto has had three major cycles: 2011, 2013, and 2017. Even though the cycles may appear chaotic, and show there has actually been steady growth of new ideas, code, projects, and startups.
Analysis of ten years of cryptocurrency discussions and funding data shows repeated cycles of rising crypto activity followed by eventual "crypto winters" (Andreessen Horowitz)
The Crypto Price-Innovation Cycle – Andreessen Horowitz via
"A key feature of crypto cycles is that each one plants seeds which later grow and drive the next cycle."
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1) The price of Bitcoin + crypto assets goes up 2) leading to new interest 3) leading to more people contributing new ideas & code 4) leading to projects & startups 5) leading to product launches inspiring more people, culminating in the next cycle
Lucid post by on cycles in crypto thus far. Did a good job on this one