IBM, Government of Canada & CSE Jump into Blockchain Technology
Authors: Mahdi Shams, Tessa Rowland Blockchain technology is so frequently linked to cryptocurrency that the main street investor may not yet realize the separate potential of distributed ledger technology. Recent proposals… Read More
The Future of Blockchain Mining – POW or POS?
Authors: Kimberly Burns, Steven Robertson Bitcoin mining is the process by which transactions on the Bitcoin Network are verified and recorded. Bitcoin miners are paid for their work in new bitcoins.… Read More
Blockchain Mining 101
Authors: Kimberly Burns, Mahdi Shams Blockchain mining is the process by which transactions on the blockchain are validated. Integral to the functioning of cryptocurrency networks such as Bitcoin, blockchain mining involves solving… Read More
Is Your Token a Security?
Authors: Kimberly Burns, Mahdi Shams The recent proliferation of initial coin offerings (ICOs) has been fueled, in part, by the proposition that the coins/tokens offered in an ICO are not securities… Read More
What is an Initial Coin Offering?
Authors: Steven Robertson, Tessa Rowland An Initial Coin Offering (“ICO”) – also sometimes referred to as an Initial Token Offering – provides a nascent business (typically a startup) with a crowdfunding… Read More
Ethereum, Ether and Smart Contracts
Authors: Kimberly Burns, Mahdi Shams Blockchain has led to serious consideration of how its decentralized technology can be applied in the finance sector and beyond. In this post we explore three… Read More
Cryptocurrency: What Is Bitcoin and Why Is It Valuable?
Authors: Kimberly Burns, Mahdi Shams Bitcoin is the world’s first and most well-known cryptocurrency and decentralized payment system. Its functional basis is the distributed ledger technology known as blockchain through which Bitcoin… Read More
What is Blockchain?
Authors: Kimberly Burns, Mahdi Shams Blockchain was the new vocabulary word for 2017. Constantly in the news, and on all of our lips, interest in blockchain dramatically increased over the past… Read More