Blockchain in Online Communities

Online communities have been around for a while, but the adoption of blockchain technology to improve and decentralize them is just beginning. By standardizing online discussions with a single digital ledger, blockchain can reduce the number of intermediaries and make the process of creating and proving identity easier and faster. It also makes it possible […]

The Bitcoin Scalability Problem: Fixing the Network

Bitcoin has a scalability problem. The problem is that the blockchain can handle only about seven transactions per second. Unless something changes, this will result in slow transaction confirmation times and high transaction fees until the limit is reached. The best way to solve this problem is through hardforks. The combination of a hardfork and […]

The Startup Landscape of 2020s

The “new normal” of venture capital funding is over. After several decades of rapid growth, the era of “unicorns” — startups valued at more than $1 billion — is kind of over. In the post-unicorn world of 2020s startups, more investors are looking for investments that can scale fast and have an impact on people’s […]

Utilizing Smart Contracts to Create Businesses

Smart contracts are computer programs that execute automatically and efficiently in the background under certain conditions. Smart contracts build decentralized applications (dApps) and run them without downtime, censorship, fraud or third-party interference. They even have the potential to drive revenue from a business’s existing operations or to generate new ones through the automation of business […]

Peer-to-Peer Networks: An Introduction

The peer-to-peer (P2P) industry has experienced explosive growth in the last few years, with a host of new platforms and solutions emerging to address specific challenges. Peer-to-peer networks are no exception. In this blog post, we’ll take a quick look at some of the most prominent P2P platforms available today and outline their respective advantages […]