In this guide, we will voice our own and market’s opinion on Sia future while discussing Sia price forecast for 2021 and beyond.
Please bear in mind that you should take this and any other prediction with a grain of salt since predicting anything is a thankless task, let alone predicting the future of a novel, highly volatile financial asset like Sia Coin.
Now, let’s head into it.
Before we delve deep into the Iota price prediction and answer questions if Sia is a good investment or not, why will SC succeed or fail or why will Sia price rise or drop, let’s quickly throw a glance at what is Sia coin and its to date history.
SiaCoin Price Prediction – Intro
Sia is one of the players in the decentralized storage space. The cloud storage industry is massive and companies like Sia are hoping to put a dent in the dominance of other popular storage platforms such as Dropbox, Amazon S3, and Google Drive.
We have listed SIA as one of the best cryptocurrencies to invest in 2021.
But what sets Sia apart is that it is a decentralized, encrypted, peer to peer cloud storage platform. It is encrypted, multiplied, chopped into little bits, and then all those little bits are sent around to a bunch of different hosts. When you want access to your file (think of it as being in a T-1000 type state), the appropriate bits are recompiled and you get your file.
Sia has reduced overhead dramatically by building the framework and outsourcing the storage to anyone with an internet connection and a hard drive. That’s why it can charge a much lower fee. They multiply the bits in case a node holding a piece of your file happens to be offline.
Unlike most new coins, the Sia team chose not to hold an ICO. Instead, Sia began life when its genesis block was mined. This is very unusual in the cryptocurrency world. However, so far this has seemed to work out for Sia. Thanks to prominent investors such as Fenbushi Capital, Raptor Group, Procyon Ventures, along with angel investors like Xiaolai Li, the Sia team managed to raise over $1.25 million in funding without an ICO.
The idea of Sia was conceived at the HackMIT 2013 Hackathon, and was officially launched in June of 2015. It is now backed by Nebulous Inc, whose self-proclaimed mantra is: ‘Re-decentralizing the Internet’.
How to evaluate fundamentals of a crypto project
We should consider crypto valuations like educated gambling, a ‘prediction market’ where we are betting on the odds of project and token success. There are some catalysts of success we can identify:
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- Project success drivers (user traction, strong financial bottomline, good treasury management, network effects/synergies between users and token investors)
Real user traction is the most important driver of success, that is what most of holders call “adoption”. If people start using certain crypto project because they find it useful and it makes their life easier, that is a guarantee of success. So far, almost no crypto project can claim to have done so.
Strong financial warchest that will enable teams behind the project to develop their visions, incentivize other developers to join them and start using their product is also a crucial aspect of any project. Tied into it is treasury management – especially for the project that had big ICO proceeds. Temptation to squander all those millions into “conferences and events” (read hard-core partying on yachts and luxury hotels) was massive, especially if we consider that majority of token projects founders were no-names and ordinary employees that worked for a paycheck before the ICO fairy-tale happened to them.
Another adoption indicator – network effects, where every additional user of a good or service adds to the value of that product to others. When a network effect is present, the value of a product or service increases according to the number of others using it.
If you can objectively notice that your favorite token project has some of these traits happening for it, be happy – you might have found a winner.
- Token success drivers (favourable demand-supply dynamics, programmable incentives on token, aligned incentives with management team and consensus on token as common unit of value creation).
Token success is completely dependent on tokenomics. As defined by infloat.co, tokenomics involves the incentivization of certain stakeholders to ensure particular behavior.
So, tokenomics is essentially an incentive structure designed to ensure that a token has a purpose and utility within its native network. It is the study of how coins/tokens work within the broader ecosystem that can be considered as a sovereign micro-economy. This includes such things like token distribution as well as how they can be used to incentivize positive behaviour in the network.
For example, bitcoin is designed to ensure that bitcoin miners have a reason to mine new bitcoin. Miners validate bitcoin transactions and receive (or create) newly minted bitcoin in the process.
On the other hand, individuals, businesses and other bitcoin users pay a transaction fee for miners to include their transaction in the next block. This ensures that even when all bitcoin have been minted (to the tune of 21 million, which should happen in around 2140), bitcoin miners are still incentivized to keep ‘mining’ (i.e. validating transactions).
To paraphrase all of the above in the simplest terms: if you, after weeks of research and reading, can’t figure out why the project needs to have a token, it probably doesn’t.
So why does the token exist then?
– To make the project founders rich.
But there are some people on Twitter, Reddit, Telegram claiming otherwise.
-Yes, they are either: paid to do so by those same founders, they are desperate and delusional bad holders or they are just stroking their own ego with newly learned fancy economic terms and jargon.
Needless to say – stay clear of such projects.
Captainaltcoin’s SiaCoin Prediction 2021
Below is a tabular overview of how will SC develop in the short-term (for the next 90 days), according to our prediction model:
Sia Coin price prediction 2022
The majority of projects will fail — some startups are created just to gather funds and disappear, some would not handle the competition, but most are just ideas that look good on paper, but in reality, are useless for the market.
Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum said:
“There are some good ideas, there are a lot of very bad ideas, and there are a lot of very, very bad ideas, and quite a few scams as well”
As a result, over 95% of successful ICOs and cryptocurrency projects will fail and their investors will lose money. The other 5% of projects will become the new Apple, Google or Alibaba in the cryptoindustry. Will SC be among those 5%? Hard to tell but probability for that is higher than with most other coins primarily for 2 reasons: solid use case and legit team behind the project.
Our prediction model sees a temporary switch to a bear market at the beginning of 2022 before we move onto another leg up in Q3 & Q4 of 2022.
Sia Coin Price Prediction 2025 – 2030 – 2040
Our prediction model sees SC reaching new highs in 2025:
SC price in 2030 & 2040 should be a couple of orders of magnitude higher than our 2025 prediction.
Having read this price prediction for SC, logical question that pops up in everyone’s mind is: should I invest in SC? Well, that is very hard to answer without knowing personal preferences and investing profile of each of you.
There are definitely enough reasons that make Sia a good investment but projecting a certain and bright future for Sia coin would be irresponsible from our side. Our general recommendation is to keep at least 50% of your crypto portfolio in BTC, 35% of your crypto in large cap coins (ETH, ADA, XRP, XLM etc) and 15% in small cap coins with big upside. That way you are covered in most of the scenarios crypto could play out (except if it crumbles into annihilation, which is always a possibility but I would expect you’ve already come to terms with that option).
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