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Blockchain & Sustainability: Event List

For a long time a lot of attention has been around the financial aspects and short term profit making of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies. As the first wave of the cryptocurrency hype is coming to an end, a variety of fields where the underlying Blockchain technology and...

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Blockchain & Sustainability

When talking about sustainability the general public often thinks about environmental sustainability only. However, sustainability researchers and activists have a much broader definition: sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of the present without...

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Consensus Mechanisms

Most of our readers have probably already heard about Consensus Mechanisms and their purposes in general. Therefore we would like to refresh your memory about this topic in our today's blog post and talk about various alternatives.   Proof of Work The most widely...

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Token Valuation – Monero

The Token Valuation Canvas should help investors making the right decision when analyzing potential project investments. We have evaluated the Monero project using the BlockchainHub Token Valuation Canvas. Please note that classifications, categories and descriptions...

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Token Valuation – Augur

The Token Valuation Canvas should help investors making the right decision when analyzing potential project investments. We have evaluated the Augur project using the BlockchainHub Token Valuation Canvas. Please note that classifications, categories and descriptions...

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Self Sovereign – Identity vs Data?

In the previous post, we discussed the role of online identities for Internet and the decentralized web in particular, and how these online identities have evolved over time: from centralized, to federated, to human-centric and now self-sovereign. In this post, we...

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The Swiss Blockchain Ecosystem

  Our partners from BlockchainHub Zürich mapped out the Swiss blockchain ecosystem. This map only reflects companies and institutions who exclusively work on Blockchain or other Web3 solutions. If you are a Swiss startup offering exclusive blockchain related products...

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Token Economy – The Future of Currencies?

There is a widespread misconception that Bitcoin and tokens that have derived from similar technologies are currencies comparable to fiat currencies like EUR, USD, etc. This post will point out why Bitcoin and other crypto tokens are not currencies in the traditional...

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Token Valuation – Lisk

The Token Valuation Canvas should help investors making the right decision when analyzing potential project investments. We have evaluated the Lisk project using the BlockchainHub Token Valuation Canvas. Please note that classifications, categories and descriptions...

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13 misconceptions about Bitcoin & Blockchain

Over the last two years I had the chance to explain Bitcoin and Blockchain to a diverse range of people - in keynotes, panels as well as numerous media interviews. There are some recurring misconceptions that I would like to address, so that we can hopefully move...

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Introduction to EOS

EOS is a programmable blockchain offering smart contract computation. Compared to Ethereum EOS introduces a different approach to solving some scalability and usability problems. EOS is developed by a company called block.one based in the US. The founder of EOS Daniel...

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Success Story

Guest Post Author: Mary Ann Callahan If there is one obvious financial success story of the last couple of years, it is Bitcoin. While many people still don't understand what it is and how it works, some are making fortunes off it through trades on the financial...

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Cryptography & Blockchain – Part 1

Where does the crypto in cryptoeconomics or cryptocurrencies com from? The original Bitcoin Blockchain protocol introduced the concept of Cryptoeconomics, a combination of cryptography and economics to create robust, fault tolerant and attack resistant decentralized...

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Token Valuation Canvas

2017 has been the year of ICOs, with more than 3,6 Bio USD of token sales funded so far. While ICOs and tokens are getting a lot of attention from private and institutional investors, most investors are struggling with how to evaluate all these new tokens on the...

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Scaling Ethereum

Public Permissionless Blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum that use proof-of-work consensus mechanism currently lack scalability. The consensus mechanisms make sure that their networks are safe (attack and collusion resistant), but slow. Depending on the type of...

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How to setup an ICO – Initial Coin Offering

Total ICO funding for 2017 has surpassed $3 billion in October. Startups all over the world are looking into raising money by conducting crowdfunding campaigns on the blockchain. With the number of ICO campaigns on the rise, the community is facing high competition...

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Identity as a Bottleneck for Blockchain

The Road to Self Sovereign Identity Blockchain and smart contracts have the potential to radically reduce transaction costs and cut out the middle man. However, it is important to recognise that any structural fulfilment of this potential relies on first solving the...

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