Industry Leadership

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 […]
August 9, 2018

Securitized Tokens and the Stock Market 2.0

The early promise of blockchain as a disruptive force has not been fully realized. Instead of using the technology to drive change, many companies entering the […]
August 7, 2018

Framework and Governance are Key to Successful ICOs

In recent months, a new group of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have begun to emerge. Their founders have the clear intent to develop into sustainable institutional […]
August 7, 2018

Success in Blockchain Means Network and Good MVE

The emergence of cryptocurrency and blockchain has created a new type of decentralized business model, one with shared ownership of all participants rather than a single […]
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

Adoption of cryptocurrency on Main Street?

Vitalik Buterin, Toronto compatriot and co-founder of Ethereum, tweeted this week: “I think there’s too much emphasis on BTC/ETH/whatever ETFs, and not enough emphasis on making […]
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 […]