Blockchain Resources

Blockchain technology is revolutionizing business across global markets on a daily basis. Below you will find a living list of Blockchain related resources, links, data and information.  

Bitcoin vs Blockchain What's the difference?

While Bitcoin's future is still highly speculative, there is a need to differentiate between Bitcoin and Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin. A blockchain is essentially a distributed database of records or public ledger of all transactions that have been executed and shared among participating parties.

The Blockchain 101. A simple introduction.

You've heard all the buzz and hype, but you're still not sure what's the big deal with Bitcoin and blockchains? This one page has all the resources you need to get up to speed on the technology and begin to learn why it matters for policy and regulation.

How the Blockchain is already taking over

When talking about blockchains, we commonly think of its applications in the future. “Blockchain will solve this, blockchain will achieve that”. It’s easy to forget that blockchains are already deployed in the wild.

To Centralize or to De-centralize Networks 

For anyone to answer this question will not only involve understanding the difference between the two but will require an understanding of what Blockchain technology is and how it is set to not only protect the public but potentially bring more freedom and access to wealth and prosperity to millions of more people worldwide. Read more
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Blockchain 101 - The Blockchain Explained

The blockchain is a public register in which transactions between two users belonging to the same network are stored in a secure, verifiable and permanent way. The data relating to the exchanges are saved inside cryptographic blocks, connected in a hierarchical manner to each other. Read more
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The Blockchain and why it matters

At least one global cryptocurrency will achieve mass-market adoption. That cryptocurrency will either be Bitcoin or a derivative inspired by it. The chance that it will be the former is so strong that in 2014 I invested in Bitcoin startups Xapo and Blockstream. Read more.

The Blockchain Application Stack

The first thing Brad taught me when I joined Union Square Ventures is that one of the greatest things about working in the Venture Capital business is that you get to look at markets from a very different vantage point. Read more
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10 Common Blockchain misconceptions

In the most basic terms, blockchain is a distributed ledger, which records transactions or digital interactions in a way that is designed to be transparent, efficient, and ultimately secure. Read more
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Do you even need the Blockchain?

Now the less ‘ticks’ you have, the more trade-offs and customization you need and the less blockchain technology is relevant for your business issue. Probably below 7/10 blockchain technology doesn’t make sense – you might still try to build a shared ledger but don’t call it a blockchain. Read more 
Even as blockchain is poised to disrupt the financial services industry, from operations to business models, most organizations face substantial uncertainty about how the blockchain ecosystem will develop and the changes it will unleash. While some early adopters are pushing ahead rapidly, most firms remain content with learning about the technology and testing proofs of concept internally until the future direction comes into focus.

To ensure they are not left behind, firms need to move quickly to determine how their business strategy can leverage blockchain, build the required capabilities into their business processes and technology systems, and become comfortable with collaborating on projects with external partners, customers and even competitors.

While we share the view that blockchain has the potential to generate substantial benefits, firms will need to overcome significant challenges to reap these rewards, including rethinking their business models, changing their approach to stakeholder engagement and managing the substantial culture change required to collaborate with external partners in blockchain consortia.
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