Traditional vs Decentralized Fundraising Models

Blockchain and Business
October 26th, 2020/

Fundraising has been occurring for as long as people have been using money to conduct business. Over thousands of years, the options available have expanded from self-funding and peer-to-peer loans, to what we now call angel investors, bank loans, government grants, and internet-based crowdfunding. Raising capital is hard, even if your startup has high-profit margins […]

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DeFi – Decentralized Finance

Blockchain and Business
October 12th, 2020/

What is DeFi? DeFi or Decentralized Finance is a movement that aims at making a new financial system that is open to everyone and doesn’t require trusting intermediaries (like banks). To achieve that DeFi relies heavily on cryptography, blockchain, and smart contracts. Smart contracts are the main building blocks of DeFi. If you don’t know […]

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Smart Contracts vs Traditional Contracts

Blockchain and Business
September 28th, 2020/

What is a smart contract? A smart contract is a piece of code that can be executed automatically in a deterministic way and is usually stored and executed on the blockchain to make it trustless and secure. They have the capability to receive, store, and send funds and even call other smart contracts by following […]

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Blockchain and Porn

Blockchain and Business
September 9th, 2020/

The current state of affair At the time of writing of this article, there were times when staying at home meant saving the world. Many industries were put on hold in those times of pandemic, but the pornographic industry ain’t one of them.  It’s widely known that words as “porn” and “sex” are among the […]

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Blockchain in Supply Chain

Blockchain and Business
August 20th, 2020/

Trading goods can be traced back since human communication exists. From the earliest form of direct exchange of goods on local ground, through Hermes, the Egyptian God of trading, going through Vasco da Gama, the silk road and all the way to these days modern perplexing trading chains.

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Digital Content Distribution and Blockchain

Blockchain and Business
August 18th, 2020/

In a recent report entitled “Blockchain Now and Tomorrow” released by the EU (European Union) Science Hub, the authors are providing us with solid information based on their research about the potential use of blockchain and it’s socio-economic benefits. Blockchain can enable parties with no particular trust in each other to exchange digital data on […]

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From zero to a fully-fledged aeternity decentralized application in less than 10 minutes

Tech Talks, Tutorials
March 29th, 2020/

Intro Let’s be honest and put the cards down – if you really need to build a production-ready decentralized application 10 minutes won’t be nearly enough for sure, and if you are not familiar with the technology you might need some assistance with the smart contracts development and setup. Developing such a decentralized application will […]

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Art in blockchain and blockchain in art

Blockchain and Business
February 4th, 2020/

Blockchain wants to be the parsley of every dish and one of the many fields of expression is the art industry. You may all have heard of the CryptoKitties and Rare Pepe trading cards as the most popular form of blockchain art, but if we dig deep down into what really blockchain can do for […]

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How are smart contracts and blockchain adding value to my business?

Blockchain and Business
December 24th, 2019/

Whether you are a young entrepreneur or someone who has run a business for years, you certainly have come across obligations or procedures that take a lot of your time and effort. We have just two words for you – Blockchain technology. The blockchain technology has the potential to solve some very basic business problems […]

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0x0f. Introduction to Hyperledger Sawtooth [Blockchain Developers Meetup]

Events, Meet-ups
November 20th, 2019/

On our last monthly blockchain developers meetup, we had Arian van Eersel introducing us to Hyperledger Sawtooth. The date of our meetup this time was also very interesting – the 11th anniversary since the first Bitcoin whitepaper was released on 31.10.2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto. Developers Update As usual, we started with the latest developers update […]

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