Industry Discussions

October 11, 2018

Blockchain and Microfinance transform agriculture in Africa

Today 500 million smallholder farmers produce 80% of the food for the developing world. These farmers face many challenges, including poor yields, difficulty managing their crops […]
October 3, 2018

The Power of collectibles on the blockchain

CryptoKitties, the first wildly popular blockchain game, is also notable because it marked the emergence of a new token, ERC-721, which allows developers to create non-fungible […]
October 2, 2018

CryptoKitties & the Judgement of dApps

The spectacular rise and subsequent fall of CryptoKitties has been described as heralding the failure of dApps (decentralized application), recently described as “costly novelties” and “a […]
October 1, 2018

Crypto-curious investors are becoming more Crypto-committed

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum have received hyped coverage in the business news. The rise and fall of ICOs have spooked many investors. For want-to-be […]
September 13, 2018

Digital identity and blockchain have the power to transform government

Citizens demand secure and transparent government record keeping. They very rarely receive this from bureaucrats and government officials. Blockchain offers secure, permanent, and transparent record-keeping and […]
September 12, 2018

Blockchain: Hype, Hyperbole & Healthcare Records

Blockchain technology has promised benefits to the legacy world of health record management. Many startups and incumbent solution providers are experimenting with the technology and presenting […]
September 9, 2018

Digital identity can transform online wagering

We know that online betting is a large industry – it’s expected to grow to $80 billion[1] by 2022 – and it’s estimated that sports betting […]
September 7, 2018

Can blockchain transform identity management in banking?

For a financial institution, the ability to accurately identify individuals is a key element of doing business. The process of onboarding new customers has largely been […]
September 5, 2018

Rewriting the rules for identity management using blockchain

When Bitcoin and the first public blockchain were created in 2009, a functional peer-to-peer, trustless financial system emerged. The possibilities inherent in blockchain for managing identity […]
September 2, 2018

NCFA interviews Gary Schwartz on ICOs

Host: Manseeb Khan, NCFA, Fintech Fridays Guest: Gary Schwartz, Managing Director, Pegasus Fintech Inc. Over the past 20 years, Gary has played a leadership role in the high-tech […]
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