In the latest episode of Market Talks, show host and Cointelegraph head of markets Ray Salmond sat down with Polkadot ambassador and content creator KryptosChain to discuss the current state of the crypto market and drastic changes taking place in the Polkadot ecosystem.
According to KryptosChain, the crypto market is possibly rounding the last corner of the bear market, and across the space, sentiment and money flow are steadily beginning to improve.
“Overall, I do think the market sentiment right now is hype-driven, but hopefully, we can change that with enterprise adoption and through the eventual approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF”
He added that, “In my opinion, I think the Bitcoin halving next year will be the main driver for the start of a new bull market, because of its history, and people base the markets’ performance on the history and psychology around it. I think 2024, toward the end — maybe summer or maybe autumn — is when we’re going to see some big activity.”
When asked whether investors should believe in projects based on the team’s goals and aspirations, or simply the price of the token, KryptosChain suggested that:
“It’s a mix from my point of view, and from what I’m seeing in the crypto community, a majority of people are in it only for the money, and then there are some people that are in it for the tech and the money, and there are very few, which are mostly the developers, who are only in it for the tech because they believe it can change the world and that Web3 is here to stay. From my point of view, as a content creator, both are important. The tech is important, but if you’re going to make an investment in it, you need to reap something from it, also. I believe it’s also important to look at who are the market makers behind a project.”
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A well-timed change is in order for Polkadot
Regarding the recent developments in the Polkadot ecosystem and his views on the changes, KryptosChain was generally positive and excited about the project’s new direction.
“Polkadot is introducing so many technical updates to change things, to make the ecosystem truly interoperable, which is a big positive. Forkless upgrades and alterations to the Parachain auctions are also upcoming events which are quite exciting.”
To hear more about Ray and KryptosChain’s discussion at Polkadot Decoded 2023, listen to Market Talks, exclusively on the new Cointelegraph Markets & Research YouTube channel.
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