Why Another ‘Crypto Winter’ Is Test for Digital Money

The latest slump in digital assets has been gut-wrenching for those investors who bought in at the peak last year. Even crypto diehards, while still convinced that the world is on the verge of a blockchain-driven revolution in finance, were left shaken by the market rout. To those still keeping the faith, the “crypto winter” will be like the dotcom bust of the early 2000s — weeding out failing ventures to make room for more promising startups. Others wonder if spring will ever come.