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Why Blockchain Is The Tailor Made Technology For Millennials

Millennials are now grown up and can no longer be defined as the youngest, most spoiled member of the family. Instead, millennials are seen as tech-savvy consumers that have matured alongside the internet, and can understand and appreciate the benefits of emerging technologies, such as blockchain. Blockchain technology is a natural fit to the millennial lifestyle and these are some of the reasons why: Blockchain promotes straightforward communication and seamless flow of information Millennials demand instant gratification, therefore dealing with third parties, filling long forms and following any form of bureaucracy in the era of high speed internet feels like...

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The Due Diligence Of A Blockchain Startup PT.1.: Team Issues

ABSTRACT: Investors are faced with a lot of problems in the modern blockchain world: one of them is finding the right way how to objectively decide if the project they want to invest in is going to succeed. As opposed to the financial due diligence objective analysis of the startup requires a great number of special skills, the assessment of a team challenges one to use his social—and sometimes trivial—experience. Definitely, using your communicative background consciously in terms of carrying out the process of due diligence differs from using it subconsciously in the daily graft of yours. In this article,...

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Turkey Has Developed The Nation's First University Level Blockchain Center

A source reports that Turkey has developed the nation's first university-level blockchain center, aiming to close the blockchain knowledge space and also make certain wide deployment of the technology, regional information outlet Daily Sabah reported August 3. The Istanbul Blockchain and Innovation Center (BlockchainIST Center) was inaugurated at Bahçeşehir University (BAU). According to the facility's director Bora Erdamar, BlockchainIST is readied to be "one of the most essential center of research and development as well as innovation in Turkey in which clinical research studies and magazines are made in blockchain modern technologies." Erdamar stated that Turkey might have an opportunity...

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Tendencies In The Implementation Of Blockchain Based Projects PT.1.: Blockchain

ABSTRACT: The popularity of blockchain-based technology is rapidly growing these days with more companies, startups and governmental organizations turning their attention to it with the aim to increase their attractiveness in the eyes of investors or to improve security. However, there is a number of problematic aspects that are not being mentioned in the public discourse. Ivan Alexandrov, the CEO of Memorandum Capital, an investment company focused on ICOs and investing in blockchain-based assets, discusses both sides of the coin of the implementation of blockchain based on his personal experience. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Every entrepreneur should assess innovations objectively, and blockchain is...

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Will The Blockchain Enforce A More Secure And Futuristic Democracy?

What is the premise of democracy? It’s voting, right? A democratic society is one led by elected representatives, there are other definitions to consider, but for the purpose of this article, we want to explore the democratic value of voting and how the blockchain promises to make this a more secure activity in the future. The blockchain has the power to democratise democracy, as ironic as it sounds. Blockchain voting isn’t a new concept, it’s been around for a while. The basis of blockchain voting is that blockchain technology is used to register, authorise and count votes, making the entire...

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