Blockchain Technology Is Game Changing

Gaming is a $140 billion global industry. This massive scale is driven largely by digital economies created through in-game virtual purchases that unlock specific game features, unique abilities and characters and items, among other things. However, creating a balanced economy that benefits both a game’s player community and its creators is complex and challenging.  One … Continue reading Blockchain Technology Is Game Changing

On Campus: Kyoto University Professor Envisions Long-Tail Impact of Blockchain Study

Professor Naoyuki Iwashita was a crypto finance expert long before the craze of 2017—in fact, before it was even invented.  As one of Japan’s leading economists and a financial expert, he began helping the Central Bank of Japan encrypt its systems in the mid-1990s. Today, he is helping lead Japan’s Kyoto University’s implementation of Ripple’s … Continue reading On Campus: Kyoto University Professor Envisions Long-Tail Impact of Blockchain Study

Swell 2019: Dr. Raghuram Rajan on Enabling Financial Inclusion with Blockchain and Digital Assets

Dr. Raghuram Rajan, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and Distinguished Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago, took the stage at Swell 2019 and underscored the important role that technology, including blockchain and digital assets, plays in fueling economic growth, increasing financial inclusion and ultimately revolutionizing businesses in emerging markets around … Continue reading Swell 2019: Dr. Raghuram Rajan on Enabling Financial Inclusion with Blockchain and Digital Assets