Do you remember when MapQuest first hit the scene in the late 90s? It blew people’s minds that they could print out directions for getting anywhere they wanted to go. To be sure, making a map digital and interactive was a huge step forward, but it was a linear, incremental way of thinking. This fact […]
I was the first person to call Mark Zuckerberg in 2004 and offer to buy the company (I was running Bolt at the time). In March, 2010, I published the first Wall Street style research report on Facebook on a Tumblr blog, with a $100 billion five year price target (it was actively trading in the private markets at […]
The anonymity of blockchain is one of its biggest selling points but at the same time, it also causes one of the largest problems – security. In order for widespread adoption to occur, everyone needs to feel certain that their assets will be protected and the tales of losing millions of dollars worth of […]
CEO Will Martino discusses how Kadena is solving the speed, scalability, & security concerns that impede widespread blockchain adoption.
Per Wikipedia, a Ponzi scheme …. is a form of fraud which lures investors and pays profits to earlier investors by using funds obtained from more recent investors This is how the U.S. government now operates. It loses massive amounts of money every year (i.e. runs at a deficit) and finances it with new debt. When […]
Welcome to NYC Tech Voices’ inaugural installment for 2019. 2018 was an interesting year for NYC Tech, posting the most venture capital raised in history for New York with over $11B in startup funding raised across the city. 2019 promises to be even better. We spoke with some of the leading entrepreneurs, investors, and domain experts in the field to […]
Any entrepreneur looking to enter the blockchain space must ask if their project is delivering a legitimate, tangible productivity improvement.
There’s been plenty of ink devoted to the meteoric rise and precipitous fall that’s taken place in the cryptocurrency market in 2018. Opinions on the topic are a dime a dozen, but the one consensus seems to be that nobody’s sure where the bottom will ultimately turn out to be. For those invested in individual […]
Authenticity and provenance are two of the biggest issues that the art world faces. Nanne Dekking, the chairman of The European Fine Art Fair, realized there had to be a way to put trust back into the system, so he created Artory. This NYC startup uses the blockchain to be the industry’s first object-oriented database […]
Social journalism is gaining widespread popularity, and CoinScribble is the latest company to try and capitalize on the concept. Initially, the newly launched platform is focused on news from the cryptocurrency industry but has plans to create a network where anyone can post to CoinScribble’s platform for free. The platform allows for the publishing of […]
CEO Tim Grant explains how DrumG is building the next generation distributed ledger-based enterprise networks to shape the future of finance.