Codename: BLOCKCHAIN (and the untapped opportunity awaiting startups)

  Banks have earnestly started integrating inhouse risk-scoring analytics systems to support crypto-currency protocols as they test the Blockchain technology. That was always bound to happen. A lot of us predict the demise of Bitcoin 1.0. The proliferation of Blockchain as I wrote in Codename BITCOIN, was the most natural progression for cryptos and the underlying technology. No one can… Read more →

Fiat crypto currencies.

How crypto currencies can help improve the fiat currency system. (First published by Avinash Swamy – Thanks Avinash for letting us use your fantastic analysis!) Today, all currencies issued by nation states are fiat currencies i.e. currencies that are not backed in value by any commodity like gold. Fiat currencies gain their value simply by the laws passed by governments… Read more →