80+ Corporations Working On Blockchain And Distributed Ledgers

 80+ Corporations Working On Blockchain And Distributed Ledgers

CB Insights summary of companies exploring the use of blockchain technology. Here are a few promising examples:
#GoldmanSachs is setting up a #cryptocurrency trading desk
> Transport consortium (#UPs#FedEx) are testing #blockchainapplications to improve freight transport
#Nasdaq and #Citi are using blockchain #technology to automate payment processing from Citi to Nasdaq’s blockchain
#AWS has partnered with #Kaleido to offer a full-stack blockchain enterprise platform on the cloud

The Crypto Fund Report Podcast

The Crypto Fund Report Podcast

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Josh Gnaizdaon for the Crypto Fund Report podcast. We discuss the #FifthEra and what it means for decentralization, blockchain fund of fund strategies, and how angel investors provide startups with much more than just financial capital.

Facebook Is Developing a Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp Transfers, Sources Say

Facebook Is Developing a Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp Transfers, Sources Say

#Facebook starts the journey to create a #stablecoin for #WhatsApp. "Like many other companies, Facebook is exploring ways to leverage the power of #blockchain technology," via Bloomberg LP #cryptocurrency

Banking Is Only The Beginning: 50 Big Industries Blockchain Could Transform

Banking Is Only The Beginning: 50 Big Industries Blockchain Could Transform

Blockchain's potential across 50 industries. Examples include paying people in cryptocurrency for waste management, recording IP to increase speed to market, monitoring the food supply chain, metadata expansion for libraries, endless security improvements across most industries, content sharing and royalty management. What bets are you making about #blockchain and #cryptocurrencies

How Blockchain Technology Could Disrupt Healthcare

 How Blockchain Technology Could Disrupt Healthcare

#Blockchain in healthcare has enormous potential. Companies are beginning to envision new solutions for managing health data. This CBInsight.com report analyzes where blockchain can be integrated into #healthcare over the short, medium and long-term. #disruption

What Are Stablecoins?

What Are Stablecoins?

Stablecoins - assets pegged to other forms of currency like the U.S. dollar or gold - is a #cryptocurrency with less volatility. According to #StableReport, 120 new projects are live or in development. CBInsight.com also reports on the latest trend: https://www.cbinsights.com/rese…/report/what-are-stablecoins. The vision is clear and companies are racing to realize the potential.

The Future of AI and Blockchain

The Future of AI and Blockchain

Having an integrated business model drives #innovation according to survey results from the EmTech #MIT conference.
"Create a culture that supports innovation in which every employee, from the top leadership to the functional, divisional and front line staff, is passionate, spirited, and driven towards finding better and more innovative ways to serve customers." Corporate Innovation in the Fifth Era

Blockchain smart contracts are finally good for something in the real world

Blockchain smart contracts are finally good for something in the real world

Blockchain smart contracts are closer to reality with software from Chainlink and a hardware system called Town Crier developed by #Cornell’s Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts. Together, they can validate events to honor contracts in real-time.

How Blockchain Technology Could Disrupt Healthcare

How Blockchain Technology Could Disrupt Healthcare

#Blockchain in healthcare has enormous potential. Companies are beginning to envision new solutions for managing health data. This CBInsight.com report analyzes where blockchain can be integrated into #healthcare over the short, medium and long-term. #disruption

Blockchain Could Help One Million People in Kenya Become Homeowners

Blockchain Could Help One Million People in Kenya Become Homeowners

A use case for utilizing #blockchain in Kenya's housing market. As low-income housing is completed, the security of blockchain technology can better allocate homes to those who need it most and provide a better record of ownership. via Live Bitcoin News

Microsoft, Nasdaq Partner on Blockchain Services

Microsoft, Nasdaq Partner on Blockchain Services

"The partnership will create a #blockchain system that helps different technologies work together for #Nasdaq customers. It will make it easier to match buyers and sellers, and manage the delivery, payment and settlement of transactions." via Bloomberg LP

Six big things: A happy birthday for bitcoin

Six big things: A happy birthday for bitcoin

Happy 10th birthday #bitcoin. From its start, it's been reimagining business and practical applications not just within #fintech. The hills have been steep, but the technology is here to stay. Thanks for all the disruption. #cryptocurrency via PitchBook