Category: Bitcoin/Ethereum

My Thoughts on BritCoin – Could it drive financial inclusion?

First Published: https://diginomica.com/britcoin-cometh-inside-story-digital-pound-could-it-drive-financial-inclusion The UK could be about to get a national digital currency. On 19 April, the Bank of England announced the launch of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Taskforce to explore the concept of a digital coin for the nation: a digital Pound – a BritCoin, if you will. The BofE and […]

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My Take: why Britain needs a digital pound

First published in Cointelegraph: https://cointelegraph.com/news/expert-explains-why-britain-needs-a-digital-pound One of the contributors to the Bank of England’s preliminary CBDC research tells us why a digital pound is neccessary in the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the launch of a CBDC task force this week, bringing together the Bank of England and Her Majesty’s […]

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Reatilexperten: “Blockchain handlar inte längre om bitcoin”

A pleasure to be featured in Dagens Handel talking about the impacts of #Blockchain technology in the #retail sector “Blockchains are more about trust, transparency and authenticity than technology. That is what the British retail expert Antony Welfare says. – Blockchain is no longer bitcoin, it’s not about currencies, it’s a whole new world and […]

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The Circular Economy And Sustainability Powered By Blockchain

There is an increasing focus on and awareness of the damage humans are causing the planet. Whether you believe the extent of this or not, I am sure you agree that we should become better planet citizens and start to reduce, recycle and reuse more than we do today. As the damaging effects of climate […]

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Facebook launches Cryptocurrency

The most positive day I have ever seen from CNBC on #cryptocurrency and #blockchain but a double edged sword On one hand it’s great to see the adoption of #tokenization (just one use case of Blockchain) and the way it can allow transactions and interactions at scale On the other hand is Facebook uses our […]

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The worlds first Blockchain Smartphone – HTC Exodus One

I ordered the HTC Exodus One – the worlds first Blockchain smartphone late 2018 and it arrived in mid January 2019. As you will see in the #UnboxingVideo – the phone is well packages and comes with all the latest features of a great smartphone on the market now. I do have to say how […]

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How blockchain will revolutionize retail as we know it

I had the pleasure to speak at Retail Week Tech 2018 conference on Blockchain in Retail. My session was on a very cool stage with plenty of retro CRT TV sets behind and some 80’s style graphics on them. All very relevant to the pace of change of technology. The session starts with the current world – […]

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APPG Blockchain Expert Panel

Great set of experts for the #APPG #Blockchain for the UK Government Interesting mix of large companies, start ups, academia and international companies A fabulous group managed by Birgitte Andersen and her team from Big Innovation Centre on behalf of Grant Shapps MP and Damien Moore MP Looking forward to driving the Blockchain agenda for […]

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#Crypto market is bigger than the stock market

What a headline on Bloomberg…..#Crypto market is bigger than the stock market…. …….#Bitcoin hits $20,000, #Ethereum hits $14,000, #NEO tops $3,000, #Ecom hits $2,200, #Vechain tops $2,300 and #OMG nearly $7,000…… This will happen #SoonerThanYouThink **** This is for FUN and NOT a forecast or backed by Bloomberg ****

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Retail guru & ecommerce expert antony welfare joins blockchain live advisory board

#Blockchain Live is proud to welcome Antony Welfare to our Advisory Board. With oodles of experience in retail and ecommerce, Antony has an intimate knowledge of the sector from your local store to the heady heights of multinational retail management. Following 20 years of hands-on experience in such household giants as M&S and Dixons, Antony […]

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#Amazon didn’t go to $0 when the dotcom bubble burst

Excellent #balanced #bitcoin and #blockchain article: David Shrier, academic and CEO of Distilled Analytics, told CNBC that he has absolutely no doubt that there is feverish speculation going on with #cryptocurrencies but that in itself is not a bad thing. “There is enough utility and utilization of bitcoin that it will retain some kind of […]

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First Blockchain Meetup Canada

Thoroughly enjoyed my first #Blockchain #meetup in #Canada , where I will led a Blockchain discussion with some excellent local #technology #professionals

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ICO: An investor perspective (21million, Humaniq and Storj)

There are currently significant discussions and news stories on the ICO market, of which I have been part of since the beginning. An ICO is an Initial Coin Offering – this is where a project raises an amount of cryptocurrency for a specific goal. You can think of these as the modern version of an […]

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Disruptive Blockchain technology replaces the current broken system

Where have we come from with the internet: Search Social Ecommerce Products Information/Transactions What are the problem with the current Internet companies? Severe lack of Trust Lack of Openness Serious Security issues and concerns Poor Quality systems Increased Cost for customers and users and most importantly……MY DATA is not owed by ME…..the centralised company or […]

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