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Neil Mann

Digital Ledgers vs. Databases: Can Blockchain Optimize Your Supply Chain?

By Neil Mann
Blockchain isn’t just for cryptocurrency. The technology can also be used to make supply chain management more efficient, transparent, and secure. Here’s how.
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Dhruv Tandan

What Is Bitcoin Mining? How It Works and What It Takes to Make It Pay

By Dhruv Tandan
Bitcoin mining is booming in North America, sparking new revenue opportunities for companies with access to cheap power, especially renewables. Learn the risks as well as the rewards.
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Brian Nichol

How Companies Are Building Digital Asset and NFT Strategies

By Brian Nichol
NFTs have staged an unlikely comeback. It’s time for more companies—not just those with valuable, recognizable IP—to explore how to create NFT strategies of their own.
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Michael J. McDonald

Crypto Exchange Wars: How Coinbase Stacks Up Against Its Rivals

By Michael J. McDonald
Coinbase is among the hundreds of cryptocurrency exchanges that have sought to fill a gap left by the mainstream, for years offering investors the only platforms for investing in Bitcoin and other tokens. However the industry has matured, and the mainstream is warming up to crypto, making the exchange business hotly contested and challenging leaders like Coinbase.
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ICOs, Exotics, and Platforms: An Insider’s Perspective on the Future of Venture Capital

By Toptal Talent Network Experts
2017 saw a number of issues arise in the VC industry and it may be approaching a watershed regarding its relevance. This article looks into the root causes of the industry’s problems and why they have come to light. VCs can go through a pivot of their own to retain a seat at the table, with big data, exotic funds and platforms offering a path forward.
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Jonathan Sterling

Exploring the Bear Case of the Cryptocurrency Bubble

By Jonathan Sterling
The arguments for a cryptocurrency revolution can tend to sway toward appearing more like get-rich-quick schemes than balanced debates. The regulatory risk overhang, constant scams, and technological immaturity of the movement mean that long-term success is far from certain. In this article, Jonathan Sterling addresses the other side of the argument: the bear case for a crypto future. He shines a light on the problems blighting cryptocurrencies and some remedies for them, drawing upon comparisons with historic bubbles, some centuries old.
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Jeffrey Mazer

Demystifying Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, and ICOs

By Jeffrey Mazer
Despite significant advancements, cryptocurrencies remain highly controversial; while some tout it as “the next internet,” others view Bitcoin as “evil.” At their simplest, they are the newest fintech fad; yet at their most complex, they’re a revolutionary technology challenging the political and social underpinnings of society. This article will demystify cryptocurrencies’ appeal, its complex underlying technology, and its value. It will also examine the accounting and regulatory, and privacy issues surrounding the space.
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