Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz’s company, Galaxy Digital, has analyzed dogecoin and concluded that “despite its deficiencies, dogecoin has remarkably strong fundamentals and powerful forces supporting its rise.” Novogratz admitted that he had been too bearish on the cryptocurrency.
Dogecoin Should Not Be Ignored, Says Galaxy Digital
Galaxy Digital Research published a report on Tuesday entitled “Dogecoin: The Most Honest Sh*tcoin.” The report outlines the history and progress of Dogecoin, noting that its appeal “has always been its honesty.” The authors described that “Unlike many other cryptocurrency projects, Dogecoin does not seek, or even pretend, to be anything more than to be the world’s most fun currency.”
The report also adds that “with no pre-mine or ICO, Dogecoin’s fair launch positions it more closely to Bitcoin than most other projects in the space, ensuring that no hidden group of insiders stands to benefit disproportionately from its rise.”
While acknowledging that dogecoin “is the best performing major digital asset year to date” and “more people than ever before own DOGE,” the report highlights some major deficiencies of the meme cryptocurrency. “Dogecoin has zero development,” the authors began. “Few people run full nodes and those who do often have difficulty downloading the chain or staying synced with the network. There’s no market infrastructure, barely any wallet software, and despite being more than 7 years old, many exchanges still don’t support it. There is no serious long-term narrative or use-case supporting its wide adoption. And it’s not clear whether DOGE holders are dogmatic about the coin’s long-term prospects.”
Admitting that when they set out to write the report, they expected to find that “Dogecoin is a joke … not credible, resilient, or adopted,” the authors wrote:
As we reviewed the data, we found that, despite its deficiencies, Dogecoin…