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Banking is the Next Personal Assistant

We envision banks as these massive vaults filled with money. While there’s some truth to that assumption, your average bank is so much more. We can expect that banking is the next personal assistant. Banks are massively complicated institutions that operate on a lot of different (often proprietary) systems working seamlessly in conjunction with one […]

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What the Rise of Blockchain can Teach the Regulatory Environment

There’s a lot of speculation around whether blockchain technology will fundamentally transform the regulatory processes and requirements for companies raising money on public markets — but that may not be the best way to frame the conversation. The rise of blockchain can teach the regulatory environment. Certainly, there are aspects of the current regulatory environment that […]

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Moving Towards web3.0 Using Blockchain as Core Tech

The invention of Bitcoin and blockchain technology sets the foundations for the next generations of web applications. The applications which will run on peer to peer network model with existing networking and routing protocols. The applications where centralized Servers would be obsolete and data will be controlled by the entity whom it belongs, i.e., the […]

As Digital Identities Evolve, Data Security Should Too

Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas arrived at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, in late January with praise for his country’s digital identity program. Estonia has one of the world’s foremost digital identity programs, which allows its citizens to use their identities to vote, buy medication, sign documents, and more. Our digital identity isn’t […]

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FinTech is Transforming the Finance Industry

The FinTech industry is transforming the financial services landscape. Operators in this field consist of a range of enterprises that leverage technology to deliver bold new services to consumers and businesses. The impact of the FinTech industry on the financial industry can’t be overemphasized. In 2015, investment in FinTech surpassed $19 billion. At that time, […]

What B2B Companies Need to Implement Blockchain Solutions

Blockchain technology is bringing companies to a turning point in their business operations. With the rise of data sharing and connected devices, companies need to evolve into connected enterprises that share data both within the organization and externally. Blockchain can solve many of the challenges around secure online transactions and data storage, and the technology is […]

Blockchain-Based Data Security Taking Over Key Industries

With cyber attacks continuously on the rise, key industries are now being forced to leverage new strategies and technologies to ensure that data and assets remain protected. One of the most popular technologies leading this charge is blockchain which is already being utilized within a number of sectors. The healthcare field in particular has been […]

How Blockchain Can Solve Major Problems for Gig Economy Freelancers

Finance is a core aspect of any business. It’s also a frequent target when it comes to digital disruptors. There’s a reason blockchain has been a key component of so many fintech use cases that involve providing liquidity for businesses. Earlier this year, Spera conducted more than 400 interviews across four continents with independent workers and the businesses that […]

Shaping Healthcare Ecosystem with Blockchain

Shaping Healthcare Ecosystem with Blockchain

Blockchain has become a hot topic of discussion these days as it has made its way into a number of industries. From finance to infrastructure, blockchain or distributed ledger has found interoperability in every sphere of work. Healthcare is another realm that has found a widespread implementation of the technology. This collaboration has changed the […]

Blockchain Scalability: Even If Most Transactions Are in Layer II We Still Need a Layer I

Space is filling up at Master Workshop: Layer I, where 20+ of the world’s foremost experts on blockchain will present and lead discussions around solutions to the technology’s scalability problem. Don’t forget to register today for free! The most pressing obstacle to blockchain’s march to mass-adoption is its scalability, or current lack thereof. For blockchain […]

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Crypto Micropayments: An Exciting Future of Blockchain Transactions

While cryptocurrencies have been a dominant force in newsrooms worldwide thanks in no small part to the meteoric rise of Bitcoin in recent years, blockchain has only just started to dominate the public consciousness. The cryptocurrency phenomenon may be in full swing, but we’re yet to see the decentralized digital currency successfully integrate practically with […]

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Blockchain Big Data Options will Change Entire Industries

Big data has been big news for businesses in recent years. The rapid rise in internet use and smartphone technology means we are now generating vast quantities of data every minute. According to one 2016 estimate from IBM, 90 percent of the data in the world was created within the last two years. When done […]