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A Blockchain Glossary of Common Terms

A Blockchain Glossary of Common Terms

Bitcoin, and by extension blockchain, have been around since 2008 when Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin White Paper. The first Bitcoin block, the so-called 'Genesis Block,' was mined in 2009. As the Bitcoin protocol is open source, anyone could take the protocol, fork it (i.e.

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Successful Investment and Fundraising via Initial Coin Offerings

Successful Investment and Fundraising via Initial Coin Offerings

Technical disruptors have been driving our world for a long time, accelerating since the 1960s with mainframes ('60s), microprocessors ('70s), PCs ('80s), the world wide web ('90s) and digital channels such as mobile apps, social media and chatbots (2000s to the present).

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Your Strategic Blockchain Questions, Answered

Your Strategic Blockchain Questions, Answered

In my capacity as a Research Fellow at Amalgam Insights, I am constantly asked questions about blockchain. Whether it’s inquiries from the press, vendor discussions, or conversations with IT practitioners and business people, no matter what topic the conversation starts with, the subject often turns to blockchain.

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Blockchain Will Stall Until it Finds Its Killer App

Blockchain Will Stall Until it Finds Its Killer App

You can’t turn a corner these days without running into blockchain. Just being associated with blockchain can instantly raise your company’s valuation. And if you want to be a leader in your industry, just mention that you have blockchain experiments happening in your R&D labs and you will immediately

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It Pays to Understand Cryptocurrency

It Pays to Understand Cryptocurrency

If you are run a website and accept payments via that same web property, a time will come soon (if it hasn't already) when cryptocurrency should be on your radar. It has come a long way since it was first introduced in 2008  (pdf).

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