I recently met with a team of blockchain consultants and they told me that one of their social media companies was looking at the blockchain to help with Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance. They asked how I would go about implementing blockchain for an existing online community and were interested in the first steps I would take.
We made our Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Market Landscape interactive! Click here, or on the GIF below, to take you to the interactive landscape. This is best viewed on a desktop browser. The animation was made with Hype.
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts are advocating a future in which everything will be tokenized: real estate, IoT, supply chain, energy, healthcare. These are situations that require trust and accountability but where it does not inherently exist. In other words, everyone needs to trust each other but nobody does.
Here’s our overview of the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Market Landscape. The infographic below is a sample of companies in this market. The blockchain market is more than just fintech. Distilling the market further allows us to see the current status, trends, and opportunities.
Bitcoin didn’t come into my vocabulary until about 2013. Back then, I could only envision it as a currency for the dark web, especially when Bitcoin companies were sponsoring hackathons and the resulting project demonstrations looked like anonymous drug transactions.