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Financial Services, Cloud, and the Blockchain Imperative

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Financial Services, Cloud, and the Blockchain ImperativeI come from the financial services industry. While it has made great strides in exploringblockchain technology and has produced a number of proofs-of-concept, it has been slow to approach production-class projects that feature exposure to public blockchains. (I was fortunate in that my previous employer was forward-thinking in this sense.) On one hand, that makes it similar to many other sectors, which are often risk-averse and reluctant to jettison established norms. We are, after all, talking about people’s money. …

2019 Predictions

What 2019 Will Bring

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As I look back on 2018 – the year I chose to work full-time in the blockchain industry and joined Bloq – I see fount of innovation that we all witnessed. Institutions started taking blockchain and cryptocurrency seriously, opening incubator after incubator and we’ve some companies, including Fidelity, beginning to build real businesses in this space.. But we haven’t seen anything compared to what I believe 2019 will bring us. …