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Bitcoin will double to $2,000 USD and More: The Tapscotts on Blockchain in 2017
Jan06

Bitcoin will double to $2,000 USD and More: The Tapscotts on Blockchain in 2017

In this CoinDesk 2016 in Review special feature, Don and his son Alex chart a broad overview of blockchain in 2016, with an eye to what is to come in the year ahead. Notably, they argue that 2016 was the most important year for the tech since the debut of Satoshi Nakamoto’s bitcoin white paper. 2016 was a critical year, the most important since Satoshi Nakamoto published “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” in 2008. When we wrote “Blockchain Revolution”, many were speculating on what this technology could achieve. We did our best to capture those possibilities – for the economy, government, and society -and have been surprised by the breadth of innovation underway. For example, central banks have emerged as powerful forces in the future of cryptocurrencies and are gaining momentum. The Bank of England and others are already exploring blockchain-enabled fiat currencies to reduce friction, cost, and risk, increase transparency and accountability, and improve oversight of the financial system. Read the full article by Don and Alex Tapscott on The Huffington...

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Don Tapscott in Tech on Politics Podcast
Nov25

Don Tapscott in Tech on Politics Podcast

The Internet is entering a second era. We’ve had the Internet of Information. With blockchain we’re seeing the rise of the Internet of Value. There are profound opportunities to improve the economy and also the operations of government. Download the podcast on iTunes.

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Fintech Innovation and Disruption. Blockchain Insights with Don and Alex Tapscott
Nov18

Fintech Innovation and Disruption. Blockchain Insights with Don and Alex Tapscott

Simon Cocking from Irish Tech News: Having recently reviewed their new book on Blockchain we thought it would be interesting to find out a little more about the dynamic Tapscott duo behind the book. Here is our exclusive interview with them. Read the full interview on Irish Tech...

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Blockchain Revolution German Edition
Oct28

Blockchain Revolution German Edition

Blockchain Revolution is now available in German! Co-author Don Tapscott was interviewed on German national radio to discuss blockchain. Listen to the interview on BR.de.

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Central banks urged to use blockchain for digital cash
Oct12

Central banks urged to use blockchain for digital cash

“We need to move forward and create a digital dollar,” consultant and author Don Tapscott told CyberScoop. He briefed the IMF at their annual gathering, telling them “When you can have digital cash, all kinds of wonderful things follow for the economy.” He cited a Bank of England study that suggested eliminating just 30 percent of the friction in the payments system would boost the GDP by three percent. Read the full article. (Image via DonkeyHotey /...

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