Green Satoshi Token price prediction: Will M2E crypto rebound?

Green Satoshi Token price prediction: Will M2E crypto rebound?

The green satoshi token (GST), the utility token of the STEPN project, started 2022 with a high, but soon burnt out amid a wider negative shift in investor sentiment. Being the pioneer of move-to-earn (M2E) projects, STEPN, a Web3 app powered by the GST token, inspired crypto enthusiasts to exercise while earning money.

However, as the wider crypto market collapsed, following the fall of the TerraUSD stablecoin and its sister cryptocurrency LUNA, so did GST. Its price action relies on the performance of the Solana (SOL) blockchain, where  it was built.

What do experts have to say, and what other factors will shape the green satoshi token price prediction?

What is the green satoshi token?

The green satoshi token (GST) is the native cryptocurrency of the Web3 lifestyles app STEPN, according to the project’s whitepaper.

STEPN combines SocialFi and GameFi elements and is built “around an essential daily activity for most people – moving around”.

When STEPN launched in December 2021, it was the first M2E mobile non-fungible token (NFT) game powered by the Solana network. The game was created by a fintech studio based in Australia named Find Satoshi lab.

In the game, users equip themselves with NFT Sneakers and can either jog, walk or run outdoors to earn GST tokens. Players can also choose whether they want to lease or sell their NFT Sneakers on the in-app Marketplace.

“With Game-Fi, STEPN aims to nudge millions toward a healthier lifestyle, combat climate change and connect the public to Web 3.0, all while simultaneously hinging on it’s Social-Fi aspect to build a long-lasting platform fostering user generated Web 3.0 content,” the platform’s whitepaper said in a statement.

STEPN is currently under a Public Beta Phase. The application makes profit from small taxes on in-app activities, like NFT trading, Shoe-minting and Shoe-rental.In addition, part of STEPN’s profit goes to buy Carbon Removal Credit on the blockchain to combat climate change.

STEPN has a dual token system:

  • GMT is the platform’s governance token
  • GST is the platform’s utility token.

The two tokens are utilised for different purposes within the platform. GST tokens can be used to level up or mint new NFT Sneakers or even cash out for profit, meanwhile GMT tokens can be used for customisation fees.

STEPN has a burn mechanism which means tokens are available in a limited supply. Both GMT and GST tokens are burned through a number of in-app activities.

In order to become part of the STEPN community, a person must first download the STEPN mobile app, register an account and open a wallet. Users deposit SOL tokens to the built-in STEPN wallet with which they can buy NFT Sneakers.

Activity rewards motivate users to use the app everyday for sports, thus pushing them to continue to exercise.

The total supply of GST tokens amounts to a little over 286m – over 276m tokens are currently in circulation, according to data provided by CoinMarketCapas of 20 July. GST has a market capitalisation surpassing $18m and is ranked as the 621st largest cryptocurrency.

In 2021, STEPN finished fourth out of over 500 projects at the Solana Ignition Hackathon.

GST price analysis

The GST token was arguably one of the most successful tokens of 2022 as it embarked on a bullish trend shortly after launch. Debuting at $1.8451 on 22 December 2021, the token gained nearly 70% in two weeks as it reached $3.1216 on 6 January 2022.

Even though it managed to lose some momentum between 16 and 20 January, GST started a steady climb to $2.9423 by 20 February, up from $1.6839 lows a month earlier.

GST/USD chart, December 2021 – July 2022 

Between 1 and 6 March, the GST token jumped by nearly 50%, reaching its then all-time high of $3.9838. A second jump followed in April, when the token first reached $4.7337 on 1 April, surging to $5.4805 six days later.

After some downward action and fluctuation between $4 and $5, the token skyrocketed to $7.8233 – a 42.7% surge since its 7 April value and a 324% jump since its launch in December 2021.

Following the massive surge, the token dipped on the following day and lost over 45% of its value as it fell back to the $4 levels. The token is trading at its record lows, as of 20 July.

As of 20 July, the coin was valued at $0.06673, a 96.4% decline since its launch in December and a 99.1% fall since its all-time high in April.

This comes amid a wider shift in market sentiment to risk-off due to the tightening cycle of monetary policy, soaring inflation, the war in Ukraine, and fears of recession, with cryptocurrency veterans bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) down 48% and 56% respectively year-to-date.

Key GST news that are driving the token

The GST token seemed to have been performing fairly well at the start of May. However, the positive rally was short-lived as the token soon embarked on a bearish trend following the collapse of the TerraUSD (UST) stablecoin and its sister token LUNA that brought down a sea of other cryptocurrencies.

In addition, the token was affected by a Solana outage on 30 April. The outage happened in Solana’s Mainnet Beta cluster which ceased producing blocks as result of stalled consensus. Even though the system was quickly restored and the GST token ended up dipping by 48.7% in a day.

The biggest STEPN news, however, came on 22 April, Earth Day 2022, several days before the GST token reached its all-time high, as the coin announced its goal of carbon neutrality. As the company noted:

“STEPN, a Web3 lifestyle app, is kickstarting their mission toward combating climate change and achieving carbon neutrality with a purchase of $100,000 worth of Carbon Removal Tonnes, or 5,797.1 tonnes. STEPN will continue to power the movement to reverse climate change with a monthly commitment to pay for carbon removal.”

On 27 April Coinbase announced that it would be adding support for GMT and GST tokens. A day later, OpenSea said that STEPN NFTs were “now available” on the platform.

Following the news, the GST token surged by around 65% in April to its all-time high of $7.8233.

In addition, at the start of April, STEPN released its first quarterly GMT results, which saw a profit of 198,635.62 SOL ($26,815,807.35 at the time) from the platform’s NFT marketplace trading and royalty fees.

One week later, the platform announced that over the previous few months, the app was used by 200,000 daily active users. In the aftermath of positive news, the GST cryptocurrency grew by around 15%, from $4.7337 on 1 April to $5.4422 on 8 April.

On 28 February the company announced that it was looking into launching two updates: a merge spending account with Wallet and an NFT marketplace upgrade. On 1 March the platform announced a giveaway and the token was made available to buy on the Binance Launchpad.

GST price prediction: What should traders look out for?

In the third quarter of 2022, STEPN is planning to launch the spin-off of their NFT marketplace. In the fourth quarter it plans to implement a system where players can rent each other’s sneakers for running.

According to Mark Fidelman, the founder of SmartBlocks and host of the Cryptonized podcast, the GST token “is a speculation”.

“That’s what’s driving its price action. It’s a pretty cool concept, but I don’t think the token price is going to go anywhere in the future,” he told Capital.com.

Fidelman added that whilst STEPN’s main goal is to pay people to be healthy and move around, the token has no other value that could be driving it forward.

“I mean, yes, [people] have to buy NFT’s before they can start moving around on the app and there’s some money there, but the amount of money [people] are spending, or the token is spending, on people moving can’t be paid back because there’s no underlying value there.”

Anndy Lian, the chief digital advisor at Mongolian Productivity Organisation and the author of Blockchain Revolution 2030, added that in order for GST to pick up its pace again, STEPN must try to “find a place within the GameFi space”.

“GST has to scale up or find more users sustainably. Earning $1 daily by walking seems to be more sustainable compared to $30. The company should rethink its marketing strategy for it to scale up,” Lian added.
“When that is addressed, they can find real investors who are interested in their product and not just trying to make money off it. This will also help them to position themselves to attract more prominent institutions or sports brands to buy into their company too.”

Both Lian and Fidelman agreed that STEPN proposes a unique concept, however, the company must work on their marketing strategy and value in order to return to past highs.

“STEPN is the pioneer in the move-to-earn space. This will continue to give them a good head start. I wrote a lot about them in my new book titled NFT: From Zero to Hero. My friendly piece of advice for the team is to get them to sprint and not walk,” Lian concluded.
Fidelman added: “Maybe if they figure out an exercise model that works, maybe that would work. But this has been tried with startups and failed miserably.”

Green satoshi token price prediction

In line with recent action, algorithm-based forecasting service Wallet Investor gave a bearish green satoshi token price prediction.

As of 20 July, the site called GST is “a bad investment”. According to the website’s future GST coin price prediction, the token could fall to $0.0223 in 2023.

DigitalCoinPrice on the other hand, had a more bullish view on the GST crypto price prediction.

According to its green satoshi token price prediction for 2022, the cryptocurrency could average at $0.0998 by the end of the year.

The site’s  green satoshi token price prediction for 2025 suggested that the coin could average $0.13 and $0.22 by 2028. Meanwhile, DigitalCoinPrice’s long-term green satoshi token price prediction for 2030 indicated that the cryptocurrency could average at $0.31 during the year.

Note that price predictions can be wrong. Forecasts shouldn’t be used as a substitute for your own research. Always conduct your own due diligence, and never invest or trade money you cannot afford to lose.

 

Original Source: https://capital.com/green-satoshi-gst-price-prediction

Anndy Lian is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur who is known for his work in the government sector. He is a best selling book author “Blockchain Revolution 2030”.

Currently, he is appointed as the Chief Digital Advisor at Mongolia Productivity Organization, championing national digitization. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Chairman of BigONE Exchange, a global top 30 ranked crypto spot exchange and was also the Advisory Board Member for Hyundai DAC, the blockchain arm of South Korea’s largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group. Lian played a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organization committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region.

An avid supporter of incubating start-ups, Anndy has also been a private investor for the past eight years. With a growth investment mindset, Anndy strategically demonstrates this in the companies he chooses to be involved with. He believes that what he is doing through blockchain technology currently will revolutionise and redefine traditional businesses. He also believes that the blockchain industry has to be “redecentralised”.

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MATIC price prediction: Will going green boost Polygon value?

MATIC price prediction: Will going green boost Polygon value?

On 12 April 2022, Polygon (MATIC) made headlines with the  release of  its “Green Manifesto”, pledging to make its blockchain universe more environmentally friendly.

Polygon’s future plans might seem bright, but its native cryptocurrency, MATIC, has been on a bearish trend since the start of 2022.

After reaching its all-time high on 26 December 2021 at $2.8768 the token has been on a downward trend, losing 50.9% of its value and dropping to $1.41 by 19 April 2022.

Amid plans to go green, can the token surpass its all time high, and what’s in stock for the Polygon crypto price prediction?

What is Polygon crypto?

In the last couple of years, ether (ETH) has become one of the most popular cryptocurrency tokens. It’s the second biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation and the leader in decentralised finance (DeFi) (as of 19 April) due to its compatibility with smart contracts, which make building decentralised applications (dApps) easy.

However, ETH’s growing popularity has also made the blockchain very hard to use amid rising gas fees and excessive traffic. That, in addition to low throughput and no sovereignty has pushed for the creation of Polygon.

Polygon, previously known as Matic Network, is the first easy-to-use platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Founded by Jaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwal, Anurag Arjun and Mihailo Bjelic in 2017, it wants to make Ethereum a “full-fledged multi-chain system”.

Using the slogan “built by developers, for developers”, Polygon has managed to combine all existing Ethereum tools with faster and cheaper transactions.

Polygon’s key features include:

  • Fast, cheap and safe transactions on Polygon sidechains that are finalised on the Ethereum mainchain
  • High throughput and multi-chain transactions
  • Smooth user experience
  • Public sidechains that support a number of protocols

So far, Polygon has released three scaling solutions:

  • Polygon PoS – a Layer 2 scaling solution that achieves great transaction speed and cost savings
  • Polygon Hermez – a Layer 2 construction on top of Ethereum that solves its scalability issues
  • Polygon Edge – allows users to run their own blockchain network with customisable features

Three others are in development:

  • Polygon Avail – targets off-chain scaling solutions and standalone chains
  • Polygon Miden – a Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum and relies on zero-knowledge technology to merge thousands of Layer 2 transactions into one single ETH transaction, increasing throughput and decreasing transaction fees
  • Polygon Zero – a Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum that separates Polygon Zero from other zero-knowledge scaling solutions

Polygon Nightfall, a unique privacy-focused scalable transaction solution, is currently undergoing a testnet. The Enterprise chain is planned.

Since launching, Polygon has allowed users to develop over 10,000 dApps, attracted over 130 million unique users, experienced over 3 million daily transactions and hosted over 3.4 billion transactions.

Polygon’s native cryptocurrency is known as MATIC, an ERC-20 token running on the Ethereum network. The MATIC crypto is used to pay fees on the Polygon network, and for stacking and governance.

A maximum of 10bn MATIC tokens were released. Over 7.8bn tokens are currently in circulation, according to data provided by CoinMarketCap, as of 19 April. MATIC currently has a market capitalisation of over $11bn and is ranked as the 18th most popular token.

Will MATIC go up or down? Technical outlook

The MATIC token launched two years after Polygon was founded through an initial exchange offering (IEO) on the Binance crypto exchange platform.
Since its launch in 2019, the token struggled to speed up, moving sideways and fluctuating between $0.01 and $0.03 for the next two years.

The Polygon cryptocurrency started to gain traction in early February 2021, soaring to new price levels by May that same year. In four weeks between 22 April 2021 and 18 May 2021, the Polygon coin price surged by 602.4%, up from $0.3494 to a then record high of $2.4544.

Polygon to USD chart, 2019 - 2022

Despite its momentary success, the coin dropped to $1.0867 but managed to rebound to $2.2102 by 26 May 2021.

Following May’s highs, the Polygon coin’s price has struggled through a volatile ride. it hit a new record-high of $2.8768 on 26 December 2021, following news that the number one Ethereum App, Uniswap, had launched on Polygon.

Since then, however, the token has been on a bearish trend, with its price losing over half of its value from the record high, dropping to the $1.4222 level, as of 19 April 2022. Between 15 February 2022 and 15 March 2022, the coin lost 25.9% of its value amid general negative market sentiment as tensions started to rise on the Russia-Ukraine border.

Polygon to USD chart, January - April 2022

What is your sentiment on MATIC/USD?

MATIC token technical analysis provided by CoinCodex showed that short-term sentiment for the coin was neutral at the time of writing (19 April), with 14 indicators pointing to ‘sell’ and 13 to ‘buy’.

relative strength index (RSI) of 35 was neutral, yet close to an oversold territory. A reading of 30 or below would indicate that the asset is becoming undervalued and a trend reversal is likely to occur. The token is trading above its five-and 10-day moving averages, yet close to its R1 resistance level of $1.47.

Is Polygon a good investment?

Some of the biggest Polygon (MATIC) news came as the platform announced that it would be going carbon-negative in 2022, revealing its “Green Manifesto” – a $20m pledge to tackle climate change.
The crypto industry has been heavily criticised for its high electricity consumption by climate change activist groups, including Greenpeace.
By joining the green movement, Polygon is not only aiding the battle against climate change, but has the potential to catch the attention of investors who value the environment, thus building the case for a bullish Polygon MATIC price prediction.

In addition, MATIC was recently listed on Robinhood, the leading retail investment and trading platform. According to Anndy Lian, the BigONE Exchange chair in Asia, that could be an endorsement for the MATIC token.

“With the Robinhood app adding Polygon to their crypto offerings, my guess is that they are also bullish on the token. In addition, the world’s most popular NFT Marketplace, OpenSea, has some of its functions run through Polygon,” Lian told Capital.com.

The expert added that Polygon’s low fees and fast speed are the two key points that are pushing more projects to mitigate the platform.

“On top of this, MATIC made good moves to deep dive into the NFT and gaming sectors. This allows them to scale and gain popularity a lot faster than their peers,” Lian said.

According to Lian, apart from the low fees and fast scalability, the platform is also easy to use and their community and developers are very supportive.

“They are building up their ecosystem by empowering projects to build dApps easily on top of their infrastructure. Their roadmap since 2017 is very clear and this has given them a lot of followers, especially in the South Asia region,” he said.

“Overall, MATIC is an exciting blockchain in the market. The demand of the token will continue to grow as long as ETH 2.0 is still not out.”

MATIC price prediction 2022 – 2025, 2030

Despite recent bearish MATIC token price action, algorithm-based forecasting service Wallet Investor gave a bullish MATIC coin price prediction at the time of writing (19 April).
The site noted that MATIC is “an awesome investment”, adding that it has a long-term earning potential.

Based on its analysis of past price performance, the website expected that the token could cost $2.439 in 2023 and jump to $6.701 by 2027.

DigitalCoinPrice supported the positive MATIC to USD forecast, but projected a much slower pace of growth in the following years, predicting that the token could rise to $1.98 by the end of 2022, $2.50 by the end of 2024 and $3.15 by the end of 2025, surpassing its December 2021 all-time high.

For the end of 2028, the site gave a $4.41 Polygon price target. Its long-term MATIC future price prediction suggested that the cryptocurrency could have the potential to reach $6.89 by 2030.

Note that price predictions can be wrong. Forecasts shouldn’t be used as a substitute for your own research. Always conduct your own due diligence. And never invest or trade money you cannot afford to lose.

Polygon (MATIC) price prediction: The bottom line

The green transition and Robinhood listing appear to be fuelling the bull case for the MATIC coin, in line with the upbeat predictions from algorithm-based forecasting sites.
There are many factors at play for the future of the coin, from the overall macroeconomic environment, acceptance of the crypto markets and the level of adoption. Always remember that your decision to trade should depend on your attitude to risk, your expertise in this market, the spread of your investment portfolio and how comfortable you feel about losing money. Crypto markets are  very volatile and involve high risk. Never invest money that you cannot afford to lose.

Anndy Lian is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur who is known for his work in the government sector. He is a best selling book author “Blockchain Revolution 2030”.

Currently, he is appointed as the Chief Digital Advisor at Mongolia Productivity Organization, championing national digitization. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Chairman of BigONE Exchange, a global top 30 ranked crypto spot exchange and was also the Advisory Board Member for Hyundai DAC, the blockchain arm of South Korea’s largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group. Lian played a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organization committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region.

An avid supporter of incubating start-ups, Anndy has also been a private investor for the past eight years. With a growth investment mindset, Anndy strategically demonstrates this in the companies he chooses to be involved with. He believes that what he is doing through blockchain technology currently will revolutionise and redefine traditional businesses. He also believes that the blockchain industry has to be “redecentralised”.

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