Pub Meetups | Supportive Communities | Digital Uniqueness

10.04.20 07:16 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

Like many in this industry, Paul Gordon's involvement with crypto began as a hobby more than anything else, having had two previous decades of derivatives trading in financial markets. "Before you knew it... 7 or 8 years had passed by!", he recalls. 

Heading up Coinscrum as the first B...

Making Dumb Money Smart | Following the Rocket | Using Tech That Makes Sense

24.03.20 09:17 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

Jack Nikogosian enjoyed his first brush with fame in 2015 when he survived for an entire month paying for everything using only Bitcoin. During this period, which would even see the award-winning Danish blockchain expert pay 0.04 BTC for a car ride to work,  the media popularised the epithet “B...

Mass Adoption via the Unbanked | Forgoing the Glitz | Growth by Community

11.03.20 01:44 PM By Dan - Comment(s)

In trying to find a way to make cryptocurrencies more accessible to the masses, Electroneum CEO Richard Ells founded a new easy-to-use payment crypto. But having built the platform, he realized: "Mass adoption takes more than that". 

So came in-app phone airtime and data topups in Tanz...

Glasses to Suits | Beyond Speculation | Decentralizing Innovation

26.02.20 01:43 PM By Dan - Comment(s)

Felix Mago is the self-styled “Grandpa” of the crypto space. The Dash Next and Dash Thailand co-founder was blogging for a German tech outlet when Bitcoin’s rise in 2014 - from $1, to $10, then $100 - prompted him to write Das Bitcoin-Handbuch: The Bitcoin Handbook.

Felix points out how, in just 10 y...

Grassroots Tech | Healthy Blockchain Communities | Headless Marketing

21.02.20 11:03 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

In Episode 11 of the Talkonomics Podcast, Molecule COO Devon Krantz sat down to talk with us.

Devon first stumbled upon blockchain when on a bank introduction course to Bitcoin in 2015. From there she set up her own blockchain software development firm, before co-founding Molecule, a market-based pla...

Behavioral Change | UN SDGs | Young Altruism

12.02.20 10:45 AM By Dan - Comment(s)

When Arnaud St-Paul, the founder of GIVE Nation, caught up with us to talk about the work of his project, Arnaud was keen to tell us that the blockchain came after the vision.

The vision was to affect behavioral change in society. Why the blockchain? Decentralization, money and transparency.

GIVE Nati...

Alternative Securities | Asset Tokenization | Equity Crowdfunding

22.01.20 05:58 PM By Dan - Comment(s)
Keen on exploring how securitization and tokenization of assets could offer a safer alternative to retail investment, Alan resigned from his day job and relocated with his family to Malta. After being told by numerous law firms that it couldn’t be done, Alan realized he needed a business partner “as...

Owning Our Data | Consumable Ideas | Loneliness in Tech

14.01.20 10:21 AM By Dan - Comment(s)
After 12 years in tech and bitten by the entrepreneurial bug, Canadian-born Galya jumped headlong into the space in early 2018 -- just past the hype peak. But diminishing crypto appeal did little to dampen her interest, and when Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal came to light, discussions aroun...

Opinions | Relationships | The Death of Shillers

06.01.20 06:11 PM By Dan - Comment(s)
Erhan Korhaliller, the founder and CEO of EAK Digital talks about relationships in the space and shares his opinion on blockchain marketing, with the experience of leading a blockchain PR agency. An opinionated and vocal advocate for blockchain, Erhan tells us how the work of getting the largest pro...

Pragmatic Regulation | Social Impact and Sustainable Business

04.12.19 06:11 PM By Dan - Comment(s)
Owen McCall, advisor to ethical reforestation project TreeCoin, tells us why Liechtenstein's Blockchain Law could set the tone for a pragmatic approach to regulations globally. He describes how TreeCoin's Hybrid Token model reflects a dual quest for sustainable timber and social impact in Paraguay, ...