What is it about crypto that entices the masses? What is it about listening to anything that Andreas Antonopoulos shares that speaks so deeply to so many of us? Or an epic, long-form blog post that completely up-ends your financial worldview and utterly blows your mind?
For starters, hello and welcome 👋🏻 to all the new #yenizens that have joined us recently! We cannot thank you enough for believing in us and our vision to build a technology platform that is worthy of the cryptocurrency and decentralized communities that it serves!
As you already know, we have a long way to go before our software is even close to being finished so your early support means the world to us and together well build something that we can all be very proud of!
Merriam-Webster defines FUD as an abbreviation for “fear, uncertainty, and doubt.” The entry in Wikipedia notes it as a “strategy to influence perception by disseminating negative and dubious or false information and a manifestation of the appeal to fear.”
If you’re in the crypto space for any amount of time, you’ll no doubt have come across some of this in some shape or form.
This is a special community spotlight because we are celebrating a milestone achievement on YEN. Waqar (icoNeo on YEN) is the first Yenizen to reach $1,000,000 in trades on YEN! At this rate, he may even hit $10,000,000 soon (#whale). I sat down with Waqar earlier this week to learn more about his story. Here is what he had to say…