Although mining from any type of mobile device isn’t likely because of the amount of power it takes to mine cryptocurrency, Apple is putting a stop to mobile mining all together. Apple took to its application store to create new rules and regulations that disallow mining within the App Store applications. Unless the processing is […]
About Matthew Roszak
I’m Matt Roszak. Welcome to my blog. If you didn’t link here from a related website, you probably don’t know who I am, so let me start with a short introduction.
I’m a venture capitalist. My interest in finance started when I earned a B.A. in economics from Lake Forest College (www.lfc.edu) in Illinois. After that, I worked in the IT/software industry for 10 years, and I’ve been involved with my real love, private equity and venture capital, for the last 15 years. My interests include (obviously) investing, hedge funds, real estate development, buyout, entrepreneurship – if it involves moving and making money, I’m there.
I’m currently the co-founder and managing partner of SilkRoad Equity LLC (www.silkroadequity.com), a private investment firm interested in a wide range of industries. We’re primarily investing in technology, life sciences, media and entertainment, and real estate.
If you can’t find me in the office, I’m probably playing golf or tennis. I also collect sports memorabilia; I’m a huge fan. In fact, I think I hear a basketball game calling my name right now.
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Entries by Matthew Roszak
Financial meltdowns have been the topic of discussion after Bitcoin’s price hit a 2-month low. How would cryptocurrency be affected in an extreme financial crisis? There are many different speculations rising and although the topic is growing in popularity, it is difficult to forecast an event that has not happened in over 10 years. Here are […]
Bitcoin’s limited supply is about to get a lot more limited. With the 17 millionth Bitcoin mined on April 26, this leaves only 4 million Bitcoin’s left before they reach their cap of 21 million. With the set number of allotted Bitcoin’s, this leaves over 100 years for the remaining 4 million to be mined, […]
The next update in Bitcoin Cash’s software is projected to be more aggressive than the first. With a slated date of May 15, new additions to block size and smart contracts are coming your way. These changes are aiming to help the network handle more transactions and to increase transaction size. Bitcoin cash’s next […]
After two weeks of gains, the market experienced a low that dropped Bitcoin below $9,000. With a gain of 5% within 24 hours, Bitcoin is back up to trading at $9,251 and is looking to experience more growth over the coming weeks. As of this morning the crypto market is back on track with the top […]
There has been a lot of buzz about Bitcoin and blockchain investing in the past several months. However, the process involves more than just putting money into a ‘stock’ and getting a bigger return. Especially because there are many new blockchains popping up almost every day. People that are interested in getting involved in blockchain […]
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency had a big year in 2017, and 2018 will be a year of more advancement and investing. A lot of people across the country just learned about cryptocurrency for the first time in 2017, so this year you can expect that they will take the new-found information and run with it. More […]
Three days ago, Bitcoin launched its newest technology, Bitcoin Gold. This is big for digital currency and blockchain technologies. There are many differences that separate Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold that you can learn about in the article below. For those of you who use Bitcoin technologies, you have likely already experienced the new addition, […]
I was recently invited to give a TEDx Talk in San Francisco, and I couldn’t have been more honored to do so. Here is what TEDx wrote about the subject of my talk: Matthew Roszak shares how we’re transitioning from an old model where money use to equal to power changing to money becoming technology […]
Bloq, the company I co-founded with Jeff Garzik, has some exciting news. We are launching metronome, a new token/cryptocurrency that will do big things for blockchain technology! You can learn all about it in the article from Coindesk below, and stay tuned for more news on this. You can also learn more about Bloq and […]
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