The Blockchain Economy News with Ethan Pierse

The CryptoAssets Institute

Master the business of the Blockchain Economy with timely news and insights on Enterprise Blockchain, CryptoAssets, Tokenized Securities, DeFi, NFTs, from The Blockchain Economy Substack newsletter. Sign up for the newsletter and podcasts at: cryptoassets.substack.com

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Join us for a great conversation with Alex Masmej, Founder of Showtime and creator of the $ALEX coin, where we discuss the state of NFTs, Creator Coins / Social Tokens, Bitclout, and what's coming for Showtime following this month's announcement of $7.8M in funding. More information on Showtime can be found at https://tryshowtime.com/ Don't miss out on the full Blockchain Economy News experience by subscribing to the newsletter and news podcasts at https://cryptoassets.substack.com/

May 26

34 min 25 sec

In this episode of The Blockchain Economy, we have the wonderful opportunity to speak with Joris Delanoue, Co-Founder and COO of Fairmint, to discuss its mission of transitioning the world toward a model of stakeholder capitalism.  Over the next 30 minutes, we will discuss their recent investment from Tim Draper, their NFT celebrating that conversation, an explanation of the CAFÉ (Continuous Agreement for Future Equity), recent changes to US crowdfunding regulations, the Fairmint crowdfunding process, and the democratization of startup investment. More information on Fairmint can be found at https://fairmint.co/ Don't miss out on the full Blockchain Economy News experience by subscribing to the newsletter and news podcasts at https://cryptoassets.substack.com/

May 6

34 min 44 sec

In this episode of The Blockchain Economy, we have the wonderful opportunity to speak with Corbin Page, Head of Product at Codefi, ConsenSys’ blockchain platform for commerce and finance. Over the next 30 minutes, we will hear about what Codefi is up to in decentralized finance and discuss stablecoins, decentralized exchanges, cross-chain liquidity, blockchain hacks and risk management, the MetaMask wallet and their early adopter program for institutions and professionals traders, Codefi’s Activate service and Filecoin, as well as opportunities to come in DeFi. You can download the Codefi DeFi Report here and watch the full webinar here. More information on ConsenSys Codefi can be found at https://codefi.consensys.net/ Don't miss out on the full Blockchain Economy News experience by subscribing to the newsletter and news podcasts at https://cryptoassets.substack.com/ 

Jan 26

28 min 56 sec

The December 1st catch up on what is hot in Blockchain and CryptoAssets brings you the following 5 stories: Facebook's Libra rebrands as Diem ahead of an expected 2021 launch. LVL crypto exchange now offering free trades. Blockchain coalition Universal Protocol launches a tradable carbon credit token. European Central Bank outlines 4 work areas for digital euro payments. What would a Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Commerce Secretary Andrew Yang mean for CryptoAssets? You can download the LVL mobile banking app on your app store. This is the audio version of the Blockchain Economy Newsletter that you can sign up for at cryptoassets.substack.com.

Dec 2020

10 min 38 sec

The November 26th catch up on what is hot in Blockchain and CryptoAssets brings you the following 5 stories: DLA Piper tokenizes fine art with the first project leveraging their in-house tokenized security platform TOKO. 3 French Banks announce a  Digital Interbank Currency Project. The Australian Border Force will leverage blockchain to simplify cross-border trade with Singapore. Sustainable Shrimp Partnership launches a mobile app for blockchain-powered supply chain traceability. Turkish football club Galatasaray will be listing its GAL fan token on the leading Turkish cryptocurrency exchange, Paribu. This is the audio version of the Blockchain Economy Newsletter that you can sign up for at cryptoassets.substack.com.

Nov 2020

8 min 2 sec

The November 24th catch up on what is hot in Blockchain and CryptoAssets brings you the following 6 stories: In Decentralized Finance news, Ethereum’s deposit contract has achieved the necessary minimum threshold in order to confirm the December 1st launch of Ethereum's proof of stake blockchain. Chainalysis Raises $100 Million at over $1 Billion Valuation To Expand Its Global Regulatory Platform. More than 30 major Japanese firms will begin testing a private Digital Yen. DAiM launches employer-sponsored 401(k) bitcoin retirement plans in the US. Hublot watches is launching a completely digital warranty stored in the AURA blockchain. And following on yesterday’s news from Qantas that they will require proof of Covid-19 vaccination to fly, we have the International Air Transport Association's announcement that it is in the final phase of development for its Travel Pass digital health pass. This is the audio version of the Blockchain Economy Newsletter that you can sign up for at cryptoassets.substack.com

Nov 2020

11 min 10 sec

The November 18th catch up on what is hot in Blockchain and CryptoAssets brings you these eight stories: Wyoming elects a bullish on bitcoin Senator. Germany’s Etherisc is developing a DeFi solution for African agricultural insurance. Spain’s national payments processor, Iberpay, moves towards testing of its bank-backed digital currency solution. ConsenSys acquires Truffle, the largest blockchain developer tool suite. More olive oil producers join IBM’s Food Trust supply chain platform. Cisco and DHL integrate blockchain into Cisco’s hardware supply chain. International Container Terminal Services will be connecting its 31 terminals to IBM/Maersk’s TradeLens platform. Today’s download: World Trade Organization’s Report on Blockchain and DLT in Trade This is the audio version of the Blockchain Economy Newsletter that you can sign up for at cryptoassets.substack.com

Nov 2020

7 min 49 sec