The New Pachinko? Exploring the Economics of Initial Coin Offerings

The New Pachinko? Exploring the Economics of Initial Coin Offerings Dr. Avtar Sehra is CEO and chief architect at Nivaura, a startup aiming to bring blockchain and distributed ledger efficiencies to financial services. In this opinion piece, Sehra explores the emerging markets being built upon cryptocurrencies, shedding light on important aspects of the underlying structural and…

Making Sense of Cryptoeconomics

Making Sense of Cryptoeconomics Josh Stark (@0xstark) is a member of Ledger Labs and Blockgeeks Lab, a blockchain co-creation company in Toronto, Canada. In this CoinDesk opinion piece, Stark argues that the term “cryptoeconomics” is widely misunderstood, despite being a crucial concept needed to understand and analyze the blockchain industry. A few months ago Parker Thompson, a well…

Zerolink Claims to Have Developed Fully Anonymous Bitcoin Payments

Zerolink Claims to Have Developed Fully Anonymous Bitcoin Payments Zerolink has claimed to develop a method for facilitating fully anonymous bitcoin payments. Zerolink comprises a collaboration between developers from privacy-centric wallet services Samouraiwallet and Hiddenwallet. Zerolink Claims That Its “Wallet Privacy Framework” And “Chaumian Coinjoin” Mixing Techniques Are Able to Ensure Anonymous Bitcoin Payments Zerolink…

Dash Jumps to New All Time High on News of Arizona State University Partnership, Reaches Fifth Place in Market Cap

Dash Jumps to New All Time High on News of Arizona State University Partnership, Reaches Fifth Place in Market Cap Fortune and Dash Force News both report that Dash is launching a “Blockchain Research Lab” in partnership with Arizona State University. The new lab will be hosted at ASU’s Fulton College of Engineering and will focus on such…

Coinbase CEO Joins Vitalik Buterin in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List

Coinbase CEO Joins Vitalik Buterin in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List As cryptocurrencies continue to attract mainstream and traditional investors, the digital currencies are also breaking into famous listings know to award young up and coming moguls. Coinbase’s CEO Brian Armstrong is the newest cryptocurrencies player to join Fortune’s 40 under 40 list. Armstrong is in some good company…