Eva Meyer (TUM) and Prof. Dr. Isabell Welpe (TUM) – now on Industry Insights

Eva Meyer (TUM) and Prof. Dr. Isabell Welpe (TUM) – now on Industry Insights

Industry Insights: The Next Chapter of Financial Analysts: How YouTubers Predict and Influence Cryptocurrency Investments and Token/Crypto Valuation

Reddit isn’t just the self-proclaimed “front page of the internet” anymore and gained international media popularity during the 2021 GameStop short squeeze. The investing subreddit, a term used for internal topic-related forums on Reddit, ‘r/WallStreetBets’ with a community of millions of investors had a huge influence on the stock price of GameStop. This trend can also be seen on other social platforms like YouTube, which has significantly outpaced traditional news platforms in crypto and blockchain-related topics.

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About the lecturer

Eva Meyer currently pursues her Ph.D. studies at the Technical University of Munich in cooperation with the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center. Her academic interests lie in DeFi and Cryptoasset-pricing (core interest fields) as well as STOs, NFTs, Blockchain for ESG, and Blockchain/DeFi applications in the Metaverse. Next to her academic work, she is a mentor at the DLT Talents program after participating in the first batch herself. Since 2018, she is a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), focusing on digitization and strategy topics primarily in the banking and insurance industries.

LinkedIn profile of Eva Meyer

Prof. Dr. Isabell M. Welpe is a professor and co-founder of the TUM Blockchain Center at the TUM, Germany. She has repeatedly spoken at the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference and has been listed among the Top 40 under 40 of the „digital elite“ by the magazine Capital and one of the “leading 40 thinkers”. She is a research fellow at the Centre for Blockchain Technologies at the University College London. Her research is covered in the media, such as the Harvard Business Manager, and MIT Sloan Management Review.

LinkedIn profile of Prof. Dr. Isabell Welpe

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