Blockchain is becoming a legitimate disruptor in a myriad of industries. The technology has become so promising that none other than tech giant IBM is investing more than $200 million in research. Further, more than 90% of European and US banks are researching blockchain options. The technology can revolutionize government, finance, insurance and personal identity security, among hundreds of other fields.
Cryptocurrencies have quickly become the hottest investment that's gaining mainstream adoption. Markets for digital currencies such as Bitcoin were virtually unheard of back in 2012. But since then, it has grown into an industry worth more than $2 trillion and counting. This sudden surge in value and rapid evolution has created immense wealth for early crypto investors. As a result, there is huge interest in finding and investing in the next unicorn.