22 Oct '13, 3pm

Very insightful Very cool. @andrewparker has mapped the bitcoin ecosystem for you

Bitcoin Ecosystem: Conclusions • While a necessary part of Bitcoin ecosystem, most of the wallets are provided for free. Coinbase, positioning itself as a wallet, earns its money by converting BTC to USD; • Benefitting on the large number of transactions, Bitcoin payment processors hold a strong position in the value chain; downward pressure on fees from competition and establishment of new payment networks for different cryptocurrencies (Ripple) can weaken the processors; • While maintaining a loyal user base, Bitcoin exchanges seem to compete on price and new trading opportunities, adding more instruments and currency pairs; • Bitcoin mining hardware and ATMs experience sellers’ market; capped supply of BTC, however, would not allow such imbalance to carry on for a long time; • The main problem with the Bitcoin traded investment vehicles is the ability of a big player to...

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