Crypto is More Than Just Bitcoin
"The bigger thing with bitcoin is not bitcoin itself, but what does that decentralized technology really do?"
- Ashton Kutcher
Many people are missing out on the vast amount of opportunities the crypto industry has to offer with their conception of the industry limited to bitcoin. We are firm believers in the need to educate more about the industry in order to further institutional adoption. On this page, you will find resources we believe are critical to further your understanding in the world of crypto.
In partnership with BEN
Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System — the original Bitcoin whitepaper detailing how blockchain technology can shape the future of how transactions take place
Virtual Currency Schemes — European Central Bank. One of the first reports to discuss this topic in light of European banking and payment systems
How Can Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology Play a Role in Building Social and Solidarity Finance? — United Nations Research Institute for Social Development paper discussing Bitcoin's potential to facilitate financial empowerment across the world in a way never seen before
Crypto and Institutions
Big Banks And Blockchain — by Elad Gil
An (Institutional) Investor's Take on Cryptoassets — by John Pfeffer, ex-KKR Partner
The future of financial infrastructure - [World Economic Forum] [August 2016] This report, based on over 12 months of research, presents 9 use cases that highlight potential blockchain applications. These use cases are Global Payments, P&C Claims Processing, Syndicated Loans, Trade Finance, Contingent Convertible (“CoCo”) Bonds, Automated Compliance, Proxy Voting, Asset Rehypothecation, and Equity Post-Trade.