Speech available here. Outline of the speech + slides, which contain links to materials referenced: * Bitcoin is history’s first (and probably only) universally honest ledger. * PROBLEMS: 2 fundamental problems are solved by blockchain: the “moneyness” of credit and inaccuracies in Wall St’s ledgers. * Most credit creation today happens outside of the traditional […]
Last evening I had the honor to give a keynote speech about blockchain to Wilshire Consulting’s 36th Annual Client Conference, in front of an audience of a couple hundred trustees and executives of pension funds. I spent a lot of time preparing for a speech to such an important audience, and decided to publish the […]
Wow. Wyoming just did something very big.
Its legislature just gave the blockchain industry a welcoming home in Wyoming. I am overjoyed!
A US version of Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley” will hopefully soon spring up in Wyoming, if early indications of interest pan out. Dozens of small software companies have already formed Wyoming entities and some of these have already leased office space – 20,000 square feet and counting – even though four of our five bills haven’t even become law yet, awaiting Governor Mead’s signature.
Hi folks — CoinDesk published this on February 27, and it’s worth a read by anyone interested in what the Wyoming utility token bill might mean for the industry. Enjoy! https://www.coindesk.com/ray-hope-utility-tokens/
Observations from this year’s Satoshi Roundtable — a small event attended by the top developers & executives in the the #bitcoin and #crypto community. I’ve tailored the summary for a general audience.
It great pleasure to work on this project for my beloved native state! I saw a problem — the University of Wyoming couldn’t accept my #bitcoin donation — and set out to fix it. Gettin’ ‘er done!! Special thanks to Rep. Tyler Lindholm, David Pope, and Rob Jennings for gathering the grassroots momentum we’ve built quickly….lots more […]
NEWS – I have left Symbiont to pursue other opportunities in the blockchain sector.
I’m as optimistic as ever about bitcoin and blockchain, and will continue to work eagerly to advance these technologies as solutions to many of the problems faced by the mainstream financial sector.