Luis Buenaventura
News and commentary for the Philippine crypto community, delivered every Friday morning!
Created 10 Jun 2021
  • 2021 Crypto Year in Review
    31 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 8 2
    New ATHs, the Axie Infinity phenomenon, joining YGG, finding hidden porn in a government agency website, starting the Cryptopop Art Guild … it’s the Cryptoday 2021 Year-ender! To say that 2021 was a c...
  • An #OdettePH Christmas Update
    24 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 6 2
    Instead of winding down for the holidays, the southern half of the Philippines was unexpectedly battered by Typhoon #OdettePH this past week. The YGG Pilipinas team has been rallying to raise donation...
  • Fundraiser for Typhoon Odette Victims
    17 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 1
    Yield Guild Games and the YGG Pilipinas managers are coordinating a fundraising effort for our brothers and sisters affected by Typhoon Odette in the southern part of the country. Two of our managers,...
  • See You in Cabanatuan!
    10 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    On Dec 11th, YGG Pilipinas is heading back to where the Axie Infinity phenomenon began. We’ll be hosting a 3-hour meet-and-greet at the second level of the SM City Garden Park in Cabanatuan City, so i...
  • Some Updates
    03 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 4 2
    As we move into the final month of 2021, things have been pretty busy across all of the areas I’m currently focusing on. I wanted to do a short update post today to talk about where everything is at a...
  • A Review
    26 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 4 0
    On the last Cryptoday, I wrote about how I was having trouble getting my debit card up and running. There were issues at almost every step: account opening, ID verification, customer suppor...
  • Volatility is the Price of Opportunity
    19 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 3 2
    You may have noticed that the crypto markets took a collective nosedive this week, with Bitcoin dropping from $68,000 to $57,000, and Ethereum slipping from $4,800 to $3,900. $AXS also slid to $123, w...
  • Earning from Katana (Part 2)
    12 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 9 4
    It’s now been a full week since SkyMavis’ decentralized exchange Katana went live, and I have enough data to offer some practical advice. Here’s the TLDR; We can’t judge Katana profitability based on ...
  • CryptoCurious, New NFTArt, and a Personal Story
    10 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 11 1
    Illustration by Mawi Laurito of @cryptopopart I wasn’t going to do another Cryptoday newsletter until Friday, but I wanted to do an off-schedule letter to talk about a few things that I’ve been workin...
  • Earning from Katana (Part 1)
    05 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 8 5
    Katana launch video from SkyMavis (link) The long-awaited decentralized exchange (DEX) for Axie Infinity players, Katana, went live on Thursday afternoon, and the resulting price pump on both $AXS and...
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