Ethereum Price – up Over 13% Amid Raiden Network’s “Red Eyes” Alpha Release

Cryptocurrency markets have been on a rise since last week, gaining over $40 billion in market capitalization. Ethereum has nearly doubled in price from its previous level of $80, currently trading at $147. Is the crypto bottom really over? Ethereum’s Co-Founder thinks it is. Joseph Lubin officially called the 2018 bottom on December 21st on twitter: I am calling the cryptobottom of 2018.
Did Ethereum ICO? Founder Joe Lubin Gives Uncertain Answer

Did Ethereum ICO? Founder Joe Lubin Gives Uncertain Answer

The early history of ethereum was up for discussion at an event debuting a new Quartz video series highlighting the potential of blockchain this week. There, Quartz editor-in-chief Kevin Delaney asked one of the protocol's co-inventors, Joseph Lubin: When ether first went on the open market in 2015, "Was that technically an ICO?" Perhaps a nod to the increasing scrutiny around the funding model, which has raised more than $2 billion for early-stage projects, Lubin dodged the question.