year in-review-2019

Amir Taaki
Amir Taaki's Ongoing Crypto Revolution
An early bitcoin pioneer discusses the delisting of privacy coins, ethereum's "capture," and why Brexit and Steve Bannon are "good things."
Amir Taaki

Reuben Youngblom
Looking Backward to Build the Future: How Academia Is Shifting Its Blockchain Focus
Stanford's Reuben Youngblom interviews academics working to educate the next generation of crypto designers and developers.
Reuben Youngblom

Charles Hayter
Out of the Ashes: Four Trends to Shape Crypto in 2020
The evolution of digital asset markets over the past year has gone far towards consolidating mainstream foundations.
Charles Hayter

Chris Dannen Iterative Capital
Corporations Need Bitcoin, They Just Don't Know It Yet
Bitcoin could be the basis for a new corporate operating system, writes Iterative Capital managing partner Chris Dannen.
Chris Dannen Iterative Capital

shrier-istanbul
2020 Vision: 7 Trends Bringing Blockchain Into Focus in the Year Ahead
As the blockchain industry moves from experimentation to implementation, futurist David Shrier is following these seven bellwethers.
shrier-istanbul

GW-JH
Smashing Through Surveillance Capitalism With Blockchain
The founders of RadicalxChange argue that we need to focus on the political economy if we want technologies like blockchain to produce better social outcomes.
GW-JH

Donna Redel, founder of Strategic 50
Regulatory Issues Need More Clarity in 2020
In this state of regulatory uncertainty, blockchain conferences help to find common ground between founders, developers and regulators.
Donna Redel, founder of Strategic 50

Diogo Mónica, co-founder and president, Anchorage
Beyond Storage: How Custody Is Evolving to Meet Institutional Needs
Crypto's second wave of custody solutions will be trained on satisfying the needs of institutions, writes Anchorage's Diogo Monica.
Diogo Mónica, co-founder and president, Anchorage

Tony_Sheng, Multicoin Capital
Crypto Needs More Lighthouse Customers
Crypto needs users willing to take on the risk of trying new products. The lack of "lighthouses" is a glaring problem for the industry.
Tony_Sheng, Multicoin Capital

Scott Army
Institutional Investment in Crypto: Top 10 Takeaways of 2019
The industry is currently segmented into two main categories: bitcoin and everything else.
Scott Army