Tag: Dapps

How Augur v2 Tackles 3 Critical Trading Risks

Trading on Augur carries three risks, right now. Risks, here, meaning cases in which you could be right but still lose money. For example, if I buy YES shares in the Giants winning a football game, and they win, it’s possible I could still come out at a loss....

Cool Things Built on Augur: A 5 Minute Guide

Augur has been out in the wild for less than 100 days, but talented devs around the world have already started building cool things on top of it. This is a dual testament to the potential of Augur and Ethereum. For Augur, like any DApps built on Ethereum, all...

Opportunity On Augur
7 Examples Of Market Inefficiency

Someday, Augur may be the world’s largest, most efficient market, but that day is a long ways off. We’re still in the crack-of-dawn early days and it’s the Wild West. There’s a great deal of inefficiency, meaning a great deal of opportunity for the resourceful trader. Today, I’ll look...

Augur: The World’s Most Embarrassing & Promising DApp

As Reid Hoffman once put it, If you‘re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late. Augur is pretty embarrassing at this point, but I’m not too worried. Remember what Amazon looked like back in the day? The real question is how quickly it...

The Radical Potential Of Augur

Just-launched Augur is clumsy, slow, ugly. . . and potentially world-changing. As Augur co-founder Joey Krug put it, we’re trying to stream HD videos in 1995. Due to scaling woes on Ethereum, Augur will likely remain sluggish and costly for a few years. Throw in the fact that on first glance,...