Tag Archives: Finance


Will the Startup Bubble Burst?

When someone talks negatively about an innovative idea like startups or cryptocurrencies, I get triggered. I know I have to be rational and let those intense emotions go, but sometimes, it’s difficult. In such cases, I use those emotions as fuel for creativity and write a blog post about them. Who Are the Critics of […]


Focus or Innovate?

If you read the personal development literature, you might think that the secret to success is to focus on a single project and concentrate 100% of your efforts on it. You will come across recommendations to focus on essentials, focus on your core skill set, focus on your strengths and delegate the rest. If you’re […]


A Billion Dollar Disaster of a Business Model

People will gravitate to the social platforms that pay them. This is the future of social media. Last week, I have published an analysis of Steemit, a social platform with its own cryptocurrency. The idea behind Steemit is to pay its users to post, comment, and upvote. Wait don’t rush to Steemit.com yet. Let me […]


In the Intersection of Social Media and Cryptocurrencies

Is this the future of social media? UPDATE February 17, 2018: I have published another post titled A Billion Dollar Disaster of a Business Model about Steemit after using and researching it more in depth. There are countless social media platforms out there. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, and the list goes on. Of course, Medium […]


How the Hodlers Fail the Crypto-Economy

December 2017 was a missed opportunity for hodlers as well as the crypto-market in general. Hodlers could act responsibly in December 2017 and be rewarded for their actions. Instead they’ve chosen to be greedy. They’ve lost the opportunity to profit and to contribute to the stability of the crypto-market. By hodlers, I don’t mean the […]


Technical Analysis of Stock Prices is Useless

Holidays have been just over and I had some great time with family and friends. I met an old friend in my hometown and most of our conversation was focused on cryptocurrencies. At a certain moment, my friend started to explain his technical analysis on Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. My old friend told me to […]


7 Irrational Investment Beliefs and Their Alternatives

Most of the beginner investors have intuitive assumptions that don’t match the reality of the markets. These intuitive assumptions are part of human nature. We need to let go of these assumptions to improve our results as investors. 1. A good investor must know which asset is going to appreciate or depreciate the most. It’s […]

Burak Bilgin

Software developer with a Ph.D. and 15 years of experience. I write daily on personal development and life lessons. Sign up to my email newsletter to receive a weekly overview of my latest content on personal development and life lessons.