The applications of blockchain technology are becoming widely recognized as macro and technological forces are converging to pave the way for this new asset class. Major payments companies such as MasterCard, Apple, Venmo, Visa, and PayPal have each integrated digital assets into their businesses. Overall, 39% of companies have already incorporated blockchain into production, according to a 2020 Deloitte study. Beyond Bitcoin, blockchain has unlocked exciting new applications, including decentralized finance, Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and a burgeoning creator economy. An awareness of these applications is crucial to understanding this rapidly growing asset class.
During this webinar hosted by Canterbury Consulting's Matt Lui, CFA, CAIA, Vice President, Investment Research on November 18, 2021, Galaxy Digital Partner and Head of Asset Management Steve Kurz, addressed:
Summary Notes for Blockchain Technology: An Evolution, Not (Yet) a Revolution