In the past decade, we have seen the incredible growth of start-up companies like Uber, Spotify, Pinterest, and Air Bnb. These are the current generation of high growth and high net worth companies, or what is known as “unicorns” in the start-up world. A unicorn is a startup company valued at over $1 billion, and are called unicorns because … Continue reading The Promise & Appeal of Blockchain Technology: Transforming the Sharing Economy as We Know It
I believe that blockchain technology application has its strongest potential in applications that are beyond cryptocurrencies. If utilized in the rights ways, blockchain can bring about amazing changes in the world. The technological impact will span across multiple industries, across both public and private sectors. In this post, I want to highlight some of the … Continue reading Beyond Cryptocurrency: Blockchain Application in Foreign Aid and International Development
Earlier this year, attackers entered Equifax’s system through a web-application vulnerability. As a result, the identity information of up to 143 million people-- more than 40% of the U.S. population-- were put at risk, exposing names, addresses, birth dates, and Social Security numbers (SSN), details that could help identity thieves take out loans, apply for a credit card, and anything … Continue reading The Aftermath of the Equifax Data Breach: Is Blockchain Technology the Solution to Current Cybersecurity Threats?