Masha Prusakova

Where Is the Stablecoin Wave Taking Us?

Five Big Questions for EOS Answered

EOS, the blockchain protocol designed to host industrial-scale decentralized applications (DApps) and launched this summer following a $4 billion initial coin offering (ICO), has created no shortage of buzz in the enterprise blockchain space. If fully realized, it could be an incredible tool for large corporations to begin reaping the benefits of decentralization. However, its delegated-proof-of-stake (DPoS) consensus model and some hiccups around how this functions have been controversial.

To get answers to some of the most pressing questions around EOS, we spoke with Thomas Cox, executive director of the EOS Alliance, and Myles Snider, CEO of Aurora EOS, an EOS block producer.

What Fidelity's Digital Assets Services Could Mean for Institutional Investors and Beyond

Last month, the financial services company Fidelity Investments announced “Fidelity Digital Asset Services” (FDAS), a subsidiary limited liability corporation focused on bringing cryptocurrency trading to institutional investors, including hedge funds, pensions and endowments.

The company will offer custody for digital assets to support bitcoin, ether and an unnamed variety of altcoins offline, in vaulted, deep cold storage. This new corporation will also offer a cryptocurrency platform and advisory service for institutional clients 24 hours a day, seven days a week, apace with the constant trading cycle of cryptocurrencies.

How Blockchains Can Transform the Real Estate Industry

Blockchain technology has the ability to change the parameters of the traditional world, making out-of-the-box ideas a reality. The real estate market in particular has many limits, including a lack of liquidity, as well as a cumbersome ecosystem that could be made to be much smoother. As such, blockchain technology has the potential to unlock the true potential of the real estate market.

Inefficiencies in the Current Real Estate System 

How Tokenized Securities Will Decentralize Traditional Finance

The world of traditional finance offers security, insurance and a proven system for investors and traders to participate and grow their funds. But this system has many limitations. 

Meanwhile, the blockchain and cryptocurrency space can offer nearly boundless potential, freedom and profits, but it lacks stability and regulation, resulting in little buyer protection. So can tokenized securities serve as the best of both worlds?