Crypto Briefing, which has done over 100 deep dive analyses on different coins, has just launched their Digital Asset Report & Evaluation (DARE) initiative to give more robust analyses and has chosen Dash for its introductory report, which it gave a “B” rating.
The report is split into an “Initiation Report” to cover initial findings and “Update Report” to go further into the analysis and offer multiple updates as warranted. The initiation report started off by stating “research estimates that the value of contactless payments will grow from 14.1 billion in 2017 to 801.4 billion in 2025” and that Dash has an ability to capitalize on this trend.“Dash targets the broad electronic transactions market with its range of consumer and merchant features, which present a multi-trillion-dollar opportunity.”
The report further describes the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) of Dash and the mining reward split (45%/45%/10%) between the miners, masternodes, and treasury. The report also discussed how this structure allows Dash to offer unique features such as InstantSend, PrivateSend, and network self-funding to develop and integrate Dash into usable areas around the world.
The report cited delays from the original roadmap of the Evolution platform release as the major reason for a lower “B” grade, but added that “given the extended track record of the development effort there is significant confidence in the team’s ability to eventually deliver on the project milestones”. The report also added “the clear cut use cases make it more likely for broad market adoption to take place”.
Maintaining the grade
The update report held the same “B” grade, but went further into Dash’s adoption around the world, including numerous debit cards and ATM locations, as well as “over 3,000 merchants”, which is now over 3,600 merchants world wide. It also referenced the significant adoption Dash is seeing in Venezuela and integration w...