Elan Schwartz

August 2, 2018

Blockchain and the Rise of Impact Investment

Blockchain is much more than Bitcoin. While we’re only beginning to scratch the surface of this technology, it’s clear that it stands to benefit many different […]
July 30, 2018

ICO White Papers Fail to Meet Investors’ Needs

As a recent academic study has shown, “ICOs [initial coin offerings] have much to teach us about the uneasy relationships between law, innovation, and financial technology […]
July 26, 2018

Nearly There: Reaching Scale in the Blockchain 

While exciting blockchain use cases appear daily in the tech and financial headlines, restrictions on throughput threaten to throttle its growth. At present, only the most expensive use cases – such as real […]
July 25, 2018

What is an ICO and Why We Need to Change it to a PIBCO

Blockchain ICOs have democratized capital formation for a new generation of application services. From startups to nation states, tokens are a revolutionary construct that allow for […]
July 25, 2018

KYC and AML Imperative to Drive the Blockchain Token Economy Forward

Although recent moves toward the regulation of ICOs and cryptocurrency transactions have met with resistance from those participating in blockchain, the implementation of know your customer […]
July 25, 2018

Compliance Brings Credibility to Blockchain and the Token Economy

Reducing confusion: blockchain and bitcoin are not the same Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency but blockchain is the technology that makes it possible. Without blockchain’s ability to record […]