Bitcoin has returned an equal amount of profits to retail investors than a cryptocurrency startup has delivered to its accredited investors in the past five years.
The world’s largest cryptocurrency in early May closed above $5,000, which roughly brought its return-on-investment (ROI) up by 40,000 percent since early 2013. In the same time frame, Coinbase, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, swelled its Series A funding of $6.1 million to roughly $8 billion, also noting a 40,000 percent jump.
Marginalized Opportunities but Similar Returns
The only factor that differed investments into bitcoin from that into Coinbase was the opportunity. As a US-regulated…